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B.A. in Leadership Ministries Requirements

Bachelor of Arts in Leadership Ministries 

This program is designed to equip students with a strong scriptural foundation and key leadership skills that can be used in a variety of ministry contexts. Students who enroll in this degree completion program must be at least 25 years of age and be able to transfer in a minimum of 45 credit hours (but no more than 90 credit hours) from another institution.

Students take the first semester of ACV courses on Tuesday nights from 6:00 to 10:00 pm. All other ACV courses are taken on Monday nights from 6:00 to 10:00 pm. Students participate in one course at a time, with courses lasting either four weeks (2 semester credit hour courses) or five weeks (3 semester credit hour courses).

Biblical Studies Courses – 34 hours

ACV1731 Interpreting Scripture 1 – 3 hours
• ACV1730 Introduction to Scripture – 3 hours
• ACV1724 Survey of Evangelism – 2 hours
• ACV1721 Introduction to Theology – 2 hours
ACV2733 The Gospels – 3 hours
• ACV2732 Interpreting Scripture 2 – 3 hours
• ACV2736 Trinitarianism – 3 hours
• ACV2737 Soteriology – 3 hours
ACV3720 Bibliology – 2 hours
• ACV3722 Eschatology – 2 hours
• ACV3723 Ecclesiology – 2 hours
ACV3734 Survey of the Pentateuch – 3 hours
• ACV3735 Survey of Romans – 3 hours

Arts and Sciences Courses – 36 hours

CIS1330 Introduction to Computers – 3 hours
ENG1330 English Composition 1 – 3 hours
• ENG1331 English Composition 2 – 3 hours
HIST2130 Western Civilization – 3 hours
MTH1231 College Math – 3 hours
• Additional Math Requirement – 3 hours
MTH2131 College Algebra or
MTH2231 Geometry
• Philosophy Requirement – 3 hours
PHIL3131 Intro to Philosophy or
PHIL3531 History of Philosophy 1 or
PHIL3532 History of Philosophy 2
PSY2132 General Psychology – 3 hours
SPCH1331 Oral Communication – 3 hours
• History Elective – 3 hours
• Literature Elective (non-composition) – 3 hours
• Science Elective – 3 hours

Program Courses:

Leadership Ministries Courses – 18 hours
ACV4734 Christian Leadership and Ethics – 3 hours
• ACV4725 Communication in Leadership – 2 hours
ACV3733 Principles of Conflict Resolution – 3 hours
ACV4731 Small Group Leadership – 3 hours
ACV3730 Introduction to Teaching the Bible – 3 hours
ACV4720 Discipleship and Ministry – 2 hours
• ACV4723 Principles of Leadership – 2 hours

Open Electives – 40 hours

Total Semester Credit Hours – 128

See the Achieve Program Handbook for Additional Details

See the Catalog for Details of SEBC’s Academic Policies