Minor in Christian Ministries

APU’s Christian ministries minor equips students for practical, relational ministry.

18 units


Successful completion of the minor requires a 2.5 cumulative GPA in all courses required for the minor.

MIN 253Evangelism and Discipleship3
MINC 200Introduction to Contemporary Christian Ministries3
MINC 318Theology and Practice of Ministry3
MINC 456Ministry Organization and Administration3
WRIT 200Writing 2: Writing for Christian Practice 13
Select one of the following:3
Anthropology for Everyday Life 2
City in Theological Perspective
Family Development and Ministry
Topics in Ministry
Effective Teaching in Christian Education
Intercultural Ministries 2
Ministry to the City
Principles of Preaching
Communicating the Gospel
Suffering: Theological and Practical Perspectives on Disabilities
Race, Reconciliation, and Ministry 2
Children's Educational Ministries
Spiritual Transformation
Exegeting the City
World Religions 2
Total Units18

Program Learning Outcomes

Students who successfully complete this program shall be able to:
  1. Demonstrate proficiency in communication in various contexts.
  2. Apply various practical theology methods in life and ministries.
  3. Develop a healthy awareness of one's self, gifts, and callings.
  4. Exhibit increased desire and holistic capacities for cultivating communities of inclusion.
  5. Demonstrate an increasing proficiency related to the styles, skills, and character required for Christian leadership.
  6. Articulate an emerging theology that informs one's Christian practice.