Undergraduate Academic Catalog 2020 - 2021 
    Jun 13, 2024  
Undergraduate Academic Catalog 2020 - 2021 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Contemporary Christian Ministries Minor

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Program Director: Quentin P. Kinnison, Ph.D.


A minor in contemporary Christian ministries exposes the student to a representation of the core courses offered in the major (biblical studies and theology, ministry skills, personal nurture). Also, the minor underscores the importance of practical involvement in ministry and requires that the student be engaged in experiential learning/service. Students in the minor are required to take the general education requirements outlined above (see major).

Program Student Learning Outcomes

  1. Theological Content: Demonstrate a basic knowledge of biblical theology, including foundational principles of biblical interpretation and a relevant, contemporary theology of the church.
  2. Christian Leadership: Skills: Perform skills in Christian leadership, practical programming, communication (written and oral), pastoral ministries and the practice of hospitality as a Christian imperative.
  3. Personal Awareness: Interpret issues of personal nurture, calling and formation.
  4. Praxis Activity: Develop proficiency and explore calling through an internship experience ministry such as youth, worship, or children's ministry.

Locations Offered

Main Campus Fresno

Total Units:17-19


Select a minimum of 7 units from the electives provided in the major.

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