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Religion Major with Emphasis in Youth and Recreation Ministry

(45 hours total)

I. Prerequisites in General Education:

  • REL 101 Introduction to the Old Testament 3 hrs
  • REL 102 Introduction to the New Testament 3 hrs

II. Religion Core Requirements 27 hrs.

  •  REL 201 Introduction to Ministry 3 hrs
  • REL 224 Spiritual Growth and Development 3 hrs
  • REL 296 Theological Research 3 hrs
  • REL 496 Senior Seminar 3 hours
  • Biblical Studies Elective 3 hrs
  • Comparative Studies Elective 3 hrs
  • Historical Studies Elective or REL 355 3hrs
  • Ministry Studies Elective 3 hrs
  • Theological Studies Elective 3 hrs
  • Additional Religion Elective 3 hours

III. Area Emphasis 18 hrs.

Area Requirements--9 hours:

  • REL 240 Introduction to Youth Ministry
  • REL 241 Introduction to Leadership
  • PSY 204 Psychology of Childhood and Adolescence

Area Electives--9 hours selected from:

  • REL 440 Understanding Families
  • CFS 301 Family Relationships
  • LS 203 Leadership and Leisure Science
  • LS 304 Leisure Program Planning and Management
  • PSY 206 (=CFS 206) Human Development Through the Lifespan
  • SOC 401 Family Violence

Catalog Requirements for B.A. degree:

  • A maximum of 48 hours in REL can be counted toward 128 hours total.
  • A minimum of 36 hours of all courses numbered 300 or higher.