Award: Certificate in Career Studies
Major: Religious Studies
Length: Twenty-seven (27) credit hours (designed for both part-time and full-time students).
Lead Faculty/Program Head: Dr. Carl Sweat
Purpose: In pursuit of religious awareness, this course of study origin can be traced to a response to requests for well-educated and diverse clergy and laypeople. The certificate of Religious Studies program is designed for persons who are undecided or are not able to pursue a standard degree program. The curriculum is intended for persons with a desire to broaden their knowledge and prepare themselves for diverse fields of ministry within the institution of religion. It affords short-term training needs for individuals operating or seeking to serve in a religious capacity. Also, it is developed as a specialized program that will assist students in their preparation for optional programs of longer duration.
- Associate Minister
- Church School Superintendent
- Church School Teacher
- Ministry Leader
- Christian Education
Students must meet general admission requirements established by the College.
Course Number, Title, Credits
|ENG 111||College Composition I||3|
|REL 100||Introduction to the Study of Religion||3|
|REL 200||Survey of the Old Testament||3|
|REL 210||Survey of the New Testament||3|
|REL 225||Selected Topics in Biblical Study||3|
|REL 230||Religions of the World||3|
|REL 233||Introduction to Islam||3|
|CST 100||Principles of Public Speaking||3|
|PSY 230||Developmental Psychology||3|
Total Minimum Credits 27
Note: It is recommended that students take ENG 111 as one of the first courses.