Minor

Pastoral Studies

Tailor your degree to fit your needs.

Taking a minor enhances your major by giving a new perspective to your degree. Study more deeply in another area that interests you and grow more versatile as you pursue your calling.

Add a minor in Pastoral Studies to your program and grow in your knowledge and competency in ministry while working towards your degree.

View the course requirements for a minor in Pastoral Studies below.

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Requirements
Credit Hours: 18

The Minor in Pastoral Studies requires 18 credit hours of study including 12 credit hours at the 300+ level.

Required Courses (9 credit hours):
PAST 355 Homiletics
PAST 437 Pastoral Theology
PAST 438 Practical Theology

Electives (9 credit hours):
ADM 367 Principles of Leadership and Administration
CM 461 Issues in Ministry Leadership
HIS 431 History of Christianity in Canada
HIS 433 History of Christianity in the USA
PAST 453 Variety in Preaching
PAST 466 Soul Care
PSY 383 Psychology of Human Development: Adults
THEO 301 Worship in the Christian Tradition
THEO 337 Comparative Studies on the Church
Approved Seminary elective

The Minor in Pastoral Studies cannot be combined with a primary or secondary concentration in Pastoral Studies in the BA Christian Ministry.

Through Briercrest, God continues to transform me to be more like Jesus as I strive to see life, to speak life, and to seek life. His works are infinitely more good than I could ever imagine.
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