Major in Missions

The B.A. in Missions is a core of fifty-five hours (in addition to the Bible courses required for general education) designed to prepare the student for both domestic and foreign mission work. The program includes a three-hour requirement for either Field Lab work or a Senior Practicum in missions.


4-Year Plans

To make your path to graduation a little easier, a 4-year plan for students planning to major in Missions has been created:

2013-2014 4-Year Plans

Bachelor of Arts in Bible Missions


2012-2013 4-Year Plans

Bachelor of Science in Bible Missions


2011-2012 4-Year Plans

Bachelor of Science in Bible Missions


Degree Requirements

Course of Study for a B.A. Major in Bible: Missions

I. General Education Requirements
(Listed in the catalog under Academics: "General Education
Display")  Limit I. A. Bible to BIB 446 Christian Evidences
(not BIB 346 Foundations of Faith)
46 hours

II.  Core Requirements

BIB 130  Personal Evangelism  3 hours 
BIB 161/162  New Testament Greek I and II 
BIB 200 Bible Basis of Missions
BIB/COM 231* Preparation and Delivery of Sermons 3
BIB/COM 236 Intercultural Communication 3
BIB 250 Church History OR 3
BIB 350 Restoration Theology (3)
BIB 261 New Testament Greek Readings 3
BIB 262 New Testament Greek Exegesis 3
BIB 347 Systematic Christian Doctrine 3
BIB 410 Critical Introduction to the Old Testament (W) 3
BIB 420  Critical Introduction to the New Testament (W) 
BIB 433 Personal Counseling OR 3
FAM/PSY 408 Family and Individual Counseling (3)
BIB 296/396/496 Field Laboratory / Internship  3
40 hours

III.  Major Requirements
BIB 232                  Missionary Principles and Practices                              3               
BIB/COM 236  Intercultural Communication OR 
BIB/ANT 351  Missionary Anthropology  (3) 
BIB 332  History of Missions 
BIB 338  Urban Church Growth 
BIB 432  Seminar in Missions 
    15 hours 


IV. Electives (including additional Bible)                                                 25 hours

*Women Bible majors may substitute BIB 233W The Christian Woman, 
BIB 235W Message Design and Delivery for Women, or BIB 33W Teaching the
Bible to Children for COM 231 Preparation and Delivery of Sermons.