50 credits, 24 in residence, 22 upper division. Required:
ART 120: Introduction to Photography 2
COMM 220: Public Speaking 3
COMM 150/350: Poetry and Fiction
OR COMM 151/351: Creative Nonfiction
OR One Literature Course 3
COMM 200: Interpersonal Communication
OR COMM 230: Intercultural Communication 2
MUS/COMM 250: Introduction to Audio Recording 2
COMM 250: Introduction to Digital Media 3
COMM 260: Video Production and Editing 3
COMM 265: Introduction to Web Design 3
COMM 266: Web Design and Implementation 3
COMM 280: Motion Graphics and Animation 3
COMM 300: Communication Theory 3
COMM 301/CM 312: Design Thinking and Entrepreneurship 3
COMM 310: Writing Across Media 3
COMM 381: Social Media and Analytics 3
COMM/EN 390: Visual Communication 3
HUM 491/2/3: Humanities Internship 3
COMM 450: Communication Ethics 3
COMM 400: Digital Media Capstone 2
Recommended Courses: (Note to IT: please do not include on Program Evaluation)
ART 100: Basic Studio Art 2
SE 352: Project Management 3
BUS 242: Marketing 3
MINISTRY AND COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT Major
48 credits: 27 in residence, 30 credits upper division. Required:
BI 310 Studying the Old Testament 3
BI 315 Teaching the Old Testament 3
BI 320 Studying the New Testament 3
BI 325 Teaching the New Testament 3
CM 140 Ministry Practice: Exploring Vocation and Call 3
CM 250 Ministry Field Ed.: Ministry of Care 3
CM 311 Ministry Field Ed.: Community Development & Organizing 3
CM 312 Design Thinking & Entrepreneurship 3
CM 345 Methods and Practice of Public Communication for Ministry 3
CM 400 Ministry Integrative Capstone 3
REL 310 Religions of the World 3
REL/HIS 330 Church History I: Early and Medieval Persecution, Power, and Peoples 3
REL 370/HIS 360 Church History II: Holiness, Denominationalism and Theological Movements 3
TH 310 Christian Ethics 3
TH 401 Constructive Theology I 3
TH 402 Constructive Theology II 3
- Demonstrate qualities of loving character in relating to God, self, “other,” and the world.
- Work communally and collaboratively.
- Connect their own story, stories of their ministry context, and the biblical-historical Christian story and communicate these in written, verbal, and visual formats.
- Use scholarly methods to study and analyze biblical, historical, and theological texts for the formation of individuals and communities.
- Describe and evaluate major figures and events in the history of the Christian church in context and assess their influence on the church today.
- Utilize a Wesleyan theo-ethical approach to construct and evaluate their own theological values and sources and to determine the concrete implications of those.
- Apply frameworks of deep listening and care within ministry settings.
- Practice basic techniques from community development, community organizing, and design thinking in ministry contexts.
- Recognize and gain appreciative knowledge of religious diversity within our city.
Integrate their educational journey with their emerging ministry path.