Christian Educational Ministries

Christian Educational Ministries




The A.A.Min. degree with a concentration in Christian Educational Ministries (CEM) is a 64-semester-hour program designed to prepare the graduate for service as a lay minister in the area of Christian education, including such roles as Sunday school superintendent, director of Christian education, or minister of children or youth.

Christian Educational Ministries


Completion of this program should enable students to:

  • Understand a Christian Educational Ministries philosophy in the local church.
  • Demonstrate effective administrative practices of a Christian Educational Ministries program.

Course Requirements

General Education

Course Course DescriptionHours
ENG1013 English Composition I3
ENG1023 English Composition II3
GEN1003 Lifelong Learning Skills3
HIS2023 Western World/Emerging Modern Society3
MTH1003 General Mathematics3
PSY1013 Introduction to Psychology3
SCI2013 General Physical Science3
SPE1003 Principles of Public Speaking3
THE3013 Introduction to Christian Thought3
  General Education Elective1
  28 hours

Bible and Theology

Course Course DescriptionHours
BIB1013 Introduction to the Old Testament3
BIB1023 Introduction to the New Testament3
BIB2003 Biblical Interpretation3
  9 hours

Courses Specific to the Christian Educational Ministries Concentration

Course Course DescriptionHours
BIB2013 Pentateuch3
BIB2033 New Testament Gospels3
CEM2133 Leadership of Christian Educational Ministries3
CEM2123 Teaching Methods and Curriculum Design3
CEM3113 Children's Ministries3
CEM3123 Youth Ministries3
CEM3133 Adult Ministries3
CEM4113 Multiple Staff and Team Ministries3
PAS1023 Spiritual Formation3
  27 hours

Total required for graduation 64 hours