Bachelors of Ministry
The Bachelor of Ministry Program (B.Min) is designed to resume the basics of field ministry for the continuing student. The prospective student must have earned an Associates Degree or equivalent in order to enroll in this program. The program is 60 semester credit hours in length and provides a biblical foundation for the learner that will assist them in the preparation for full time ministry.
Each learner will be assigned an advisor to help him/her throughout this program.
- A total of 60 semester hours are required, with a minimum of thirty semester hours from KBU.
- A 2.5 GPA is required on a scale of 4.0. (Each course is worth 3 semester credit hours).
- Approximate Cost: $5700 (Books not included)
- Textbooks as required.
|Course Title||Course Description||Semester Hours|
|Systematic Theology II||This course is structured to facilitate a broad overview of the main theological themes of the Bible, specifically the Church and the Kingdom of God. This course is also designed o equip the student with the ability to answer, utilizing a thorough understanding of the tenets of the doctrine of salvation, age-old questions about how one is saved, when one is saved, and whether one is always saved.||3|
|Bible Prophecy||This course deals with prophecies of the Bible. It defines and outlines Old Testament prophecies and other prophetic messages. It sheds light on the personalities of the prophets, their lives, and ministries. The course further discusses prophecies that are yet to be fulfilled||3|
|Integrity||This course takes a look at integrity and the believer, stressing the importance of integrity in the believer’s life.||3|
|Romans I||This course is a detailed study of Paul’s letter to the Romans. It includes doctrinal terms, a brief overall introduction to the Book of Romans and an in-depth study of Roman chapters one-eight.||3|
|From the Church to the Kingdom||This course will teach you the difference between the church and the Kingdom. The student will learn how to overcome the obstacles of the contemporary church and participate in the Kingdom of God.||3|
|Church History I||This course is designed to familiarize the learner with the basic history of the church. The course will examine the main events and personalities that help shape the foundation for modern day Christianity. It will focus upon the first four periods of the six divisions of church history.||3|
|Foundational Principles of the Faith (Ministry Basics)||This course will provide and introduction to the doctrines of Christ-centered faith, including studying for success.||3|
|Biblical Foundations of World Missions||This course will give an overall definition of missions and the need for worldwide missions from the Old Testament and New Testament perspective.||3|
|Christian Counseling II||This course is a continuation of Christian Counseling I. It will give a more in-depth study of what biblical counseling actually is and who is qualified to counsel. It will discuss family counseling, singles counseling, and financial counseling.||3|
|The Crown and the Cross||This course will revisit the traditional interpretation of the scripture based upon the Kingdom perspective that highlights the crown of Christ and not merely the cross of Christ.||3|
|Pauline Epistles I||This course is a detailed study of the Pauline Epistles from the Book of Galatians through 2 Thessalonians. Each of the six books is outlined and gives detailed social and historical information. It explains the key themes and verses of each book along with dates and key settings.||3|
|Old Testament IV (Major Prophets)||This course is a study of the Major Prophets, Isaiah, Jeremiah, Lamentations, Ezekiel and Daniel. Each book is outlined in detail and then discussed. It gives light to each of the prophet’s characteristics and how they complement each other proclaiming the will of God. Historical data is also given to further shed light on what was happening culturally during that prophet’s reign.||3|
|Spiritual Warfare II||This course is a continued study of Spiritual Warfare I with a focus on understanding the enemy and his tactics. It also covers the aspects of the power inherent within the New Testament believer. It details standing in victory, living in the realm of the Spirit, and walking in authority.||3|
|Blood Covenant||This course discusses the concept of covenanting from a biblical perspective. It stresses the need for blood as a sacrifice laid out in the Old Testament. Other topics found within the course are: Levitical Priesthood, covenants between David and Jonathan, institution of the New Covenant, and the believer’s conventional rights.||3|
|Pauline Epistles II||This course is a continuation of Pauline Epistles I. It is a study of 1 and 2 Corinthians, 1 and 2 Timothy, Titus, and Philemon. Each course is outlined and discussed in detail and then compared with the styles of Paul’s other writings.||3|
|Old Testament V (Minor Prophets)||This course is a study of the Minor Prophets, Hosea, Joel, Amos, Obadiah, Jonah, Micah, Nahum Habakkuk, Zephaniah, Haggai, Zechariah, and Malachi. There is an introduction that compares the twelve Minor Prophets and their divisions. The course also gives a detailed outline of each prophet.||3|
|Ethics and Excellence||This course defines Christian ethics. It details the concept of conviction and practices, the conscience, and principles of love. It also lists and explains the seven ethical principles that were taught by Paul. It includes a study and analysis of the Sermon on the Mount and discusses the Christian’s relationship to the Law of Moses.||3|
|Living Epistles||This course teaches the believer how to walk with God without succumbing to the obstacles that seek to destroy the believer’s testimony||3|
|Comparative Religions||This course is a study of world religions including false cults in comparison to Christianity.|
|Leadership in Ministry I||This course is an introduction to the necessity and responsibility of ministerial leadership. The topics that are included in this course are: the responsibilities and obstacles of leadership, the basic tenants of leadership, spiritual vision, accountability, the proper way to handle church finances, and 21st century leaders.||3|