Hispanic Pastoral Ministries

Hispanic Pastoral Ministries




The A.A.Min. degree with a concentration in Hispanic Pastoral Ministries is a 78-semester-hour program designed for persons who wish to prepare for service as a pastor, evangelist, or missionary. Completion of this program fulfills educational requirements for ordination as elder in the Church of the Nazarene.

Christian Educational Ministries


Completion of this program should enable students to:

  • Grow in Christlike character as ministers and persons.
  • Explain essential Christian beliefs for practical application in ministry.
  • Apply what is being learned in local ministry context.

Course Requirements

General Education

Course Number, Course Description, Required Hours
Course Course DescriptionHours
GEN1001SP Introduction to Online Learning1
GEN1003SP Lifelong Learning Skills3
HIS2013SP The Western World/Ancient/Medieval Times3
HIS2023SP The Western World/Emerging Modern Society3
PAS1023SP Spiritual Formation3
PHI4013SP Philosophy and Christian Ethics3
ESP1013SP Spanish Composition I3
THE1043SP Exploring Christian Holiness3
  22 hours

Bible and Theology

Course Number, Course Description, Required Hours
Course Course DescriptionHours
BIB1013SP Introduction to the Old Testament3
BIB1023SP Introduction to the New Testament3
BIB1033SP Biblical Interpretation3
THE1033SP Tracing the Story of God3
THE3023SP Systematic Theology I3
THE3033SP Systematic Theology II3
THE4053SP Issues in Theology: The Theology of John Wesley3
  21 hours

Courses Specific to Hispanic Pastoral Ministries Concentration

Course Number, Course Description, Required Hours
Course Course DescriptionHours
CEM2113SP Foundation for Christian Educational Ministries3
OTR2033SP Communicating Gospel in Pluralistic World3
OTR4033SP Communicating Christ Cross-Culturally3
OTR4043SP Introduction to Church Planting3
OTR4093SP Declaring the Gospel of God as Evangelism3
PAS2013SP The Practice of Christian Ministry3
PAS2023SP History and Polity of the Church of the Nazarene3
PAS3023SP Pastoral Care and Counseling3
PAS3033SP Christian Preaching I3
PAS4023SP Church Administration and Finance3
PAS4081SP Supervised Ministry Experience I1
PAS4091SP Supervised Ministry Experience II1
PSY4083SP Leadership3
  35 hours

Total required for graduation 78 hours

Students seeking ordination in the Church of the Nazarene should note that the individual districts have autonomy in determining which courses fulfill the educational requirements and student readiness for ordination. In some cases, the District Board of Ministry may require additional coursework before recommending assembly action to graduate the candidate from the Course of Study.