Children Ministry Emphasis

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Required Courses for the Degree

EDFN500 Philosophical Foundations of Education & Psychology
NTST606 Formation and History of New Testament
DSRE610 Teaching for Discipleship
GDPC514 Psychology of Learning
DSRE606 Issues in Religious Education
Leadership study or practicum
DSRE541 Foundations of Biblical Spirituality
EDRM505 Research Methods & Stats in Ed & Psych I 
DSRE620 Scholarly & Professional Development

20-22 credits
Core Emphasis Courses DSRE678 Spiritual Nurture of Children
DSRE648 Workshop: Children’s Ministry 
DSRE630 Fostering Spiritual Growth
DSRE651 Fnds. Biblical Counseling
DSRE680 Field Practicum
EDCI565 Improving Instruction
GDPC540 Behav. and Emot. Problems of Children
EDCI650 Curr. Design & Development
DSRE658 Internal Dynamics of Families
12-14 credits
Advanced Standing Courses relevant to scholarship in religion (11 credits) and to scholarship in education or religious education (5 credits) under advisement based on evaluation of prior learning. The courses will be distributed appropriately  in the course plan. Advanced standing may be obtained for these credits based on a background of advanced theological or educational study or prior extensive undergraduate studies in religion, religious education, or education. 0-16 credits
  Total 48 credits


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