International Baptist College & Seminary

Church Ministries

Find out what you can do by adding a Church Ministries Emphasis to your Bachelor of Arts in Bible and Christian Service degree.


About the Church Ministries Emphasis

The Church Ministries Emphasis is designed to prepare both men and women to serve in a variety of church ministry capacities, such as educational coordination and other supporting roles. This program provides a number of electives so the degree can be tailored to personal giftedness or to previous college-level training.

Your Future

Potential careers you could pursue by earning a Bible and Christian Service degree with a Church Ministries Empahsis include:

  • Bible Teacher
  • Camp Ministry Leader
  • Church Administrator
  • Church Planter
  • Evangelist
  • Missionary

Graduate Studies

Many of our graduates continue their education in the Graduate School and Seminary. We offer degrees in:

Program Requirements

Degree Emphasis
Bible and Theology
General Education
Ministry Preparation
General Electives
Course Hours
ED 212 Introduction to Education 2
ED 422 Teaching English Bible 2
HI 332 History of American Fundamentalism 2
MU 271 Church Music and Songleading 2
PR 421 Youth Work 2
PR 481 Church Business Management and Administration 2
PS 412 Biblical Counseling 2
PS 423 Family and Marriage 2
--- Practical or Education Electives 14
Course Hours
BI 102 Hermeneutics 2
BI 103 Dispensationalism 2
BI 202 Foundations of New Testament Themes 2
BI 293 Foundations of Old Testament Themes 3
TH 102 The Theology of Sin and Salvation 2
TH 111 The Theology of Bible, God, and Man 3
TH 202 The Theology of Angels, the Church, and Last Things 2
TH 211 The Theology of Jesus and the Holy Spirit 2
TH S0_ Theology Seminar 1
TH S0_ Theology Seminar 1
--- Approved Bible/Theology Electives 10
Course Hours
EN 101 or
EN 103
Introduction to College English or
English Grammar and Composition
EN 102 or
EN 104
College Composition or
English Composition
EN elec Literature Elective 3
HI 101 History of Civilization 1 3
HI 102 History of Civilization 2 3
HI 211 Church History 2
HI 212 Baptist History and Distinctives 2
MA 201 or
MA 202
Business Math or
Personal Finance
OR 101 College Success 1
PH 201 Introduction to Philosophy 3
SC 201 Fundamentals of Nutrition 3
SP 101 Fundamentals of Speech 3
Course Hours
ED 103 Fundamentals of Church Education 1
ED 152 Foundations of Teaching and Learning 1
MI 104 A History of Global Missions 1
PH 231 World Religions 3
PR 114 Personal Evangelism and Discipleship 1
PR 153 Personal Media and the Christian 1
PR 154 Mentoring 1
Course Hours

At least 21 hours of general elective courses must be completed. The student should consult his or her advisor regarding the choice of specific courses. 

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Kristopher Endean, Ph.D.

Kristopher Endean earned his Ph.D. in Theological Studies from BJU Seminary. He serves as the Bible Department Head, as well as our Dean of Students. Dr. Endean has a passion for conservative Biblical scholarship and the desire to see that training extended around the globe.

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