Associate of Arts: Church Ministries

Church Ministries

Prepare for a more effective church ministry with an Associate of Arts degree from Global University, the distance learning arm of the Assemblies of God Church.

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Certification and Licensing

The Associate of Arts in Church Ministries provides the basic educational background and training in ministry, Bible, and theology required for more effective church ministry. This program helps students fulfill the education requirements for certification and licensing with the Assemblies of God (though students should always consult first with their district or network leadership for full requirements). After successfully completing the program, students will be able to serve in a variety of church ministry positions.

Course Listing: 60 Credits

Church Ministries: 15 Credits

CourseCredits
MIN 1063 Ministerial Ethics
3
MIN 1093 Introduction to Pastoral Counseling
3
MIN 1103 Great Commission Strategies
3
MIN 3043 Preparing and Preaching Bible Messages
3
Church Ministries Elective Course
3

Bible: 15 Credits

CourseCredits
BIB 1033 The Life of Christ in the Synoptic Gospels or
BIB 1073 Paul’s Salvation Letters: Galatians and Romans
3
BIB 2043 Principles of Biblical Interpretation
3
BIB 3073 The Book of Acts
3

Theology: 9 Credits

CourseCredits
THE 1013 Pneumatology
3
THE 1033 God and Angels or THE 1043 Man and Sin
3
THE 2033 Eschatology
3

General Education: 24 Credits

CourseCredits
BUS 2102 Church Business
2
CCOM 3103 Cross-Cultural Communications
3
ENG 1023 Introductory Writing
3
ENG 1103 Writing Better English or
COM 1023 Public Speaking: The Art of Meaningful Communication
3
GUO 1011 Essentials of Learning at Global University
1
LIT 1213 Old Testament Literature: His Story
3
LIT 1313 The New Testament as Literature
3
LDR 4103 Managing Conflict
3
HIS 2203 The Church: From Pentecost to the Reformation or
HIS 2303 The Church: From the Reformation Through the 20th Century
3

General Electives: 6 Credits

CourseCredits
Course from any Division
6