Associate of Applied Science In Youth Ministries

Upon satisfactory completion of the A.A.S. program in Youth Ministries, the graduate should be able to:
  1. Devise and articulate a sound biblical philosophy of youth ministry that will address the spiritual, social, emotional, physical, and intellectual concerns of the adolescent life.
  2. Demonstrate an understanding of the characteristics of and cultural influences upon today’s youth.
  3. Develop a Spirit-filled ministry to youth in a church or para-church organization in diverse socio-cultural settings.
  4. Acquire methods and material necessary for effective ministry to youth.
  5. Mentor young believers in their own devotion to Christ and in becoming effective in their witness and ministry.

Program Requirements For A.A.S. In Youth Ministries

Total Required Courses = 63 Credit Hours

General Education – 20 Credit Hours
COM101 Introduction to Communication 3 hrs.
ENG101 Intermediate Composition 3 hrs.
ENG201 Advanced Composition 3 hrs.
GEN101 Success in College 1 hr.
MAT201 College Math and Algebra 3 hrs.
SOS201 Marriage and Family 3 hrs.
SOS299 Capstone Course 1 hr.
TBD Social Science Elective 3 hrs.
Bible and Theology – 15 Credit Hours
BIB101 Old Testament History 3 hrs.
BIB103 New Testament History 3 hrs.
BIB105 Bible Study Methods 3 hrs.
BIB201 Life of Christ 3 hrs.
THE101 Theology I 3 hrs.
Youth and Church Ministries – 28 Credit Hours
CED201 Introduction to Christian Education 3 hrs.
LED101 Introduction to Christian Leadership 3 hrs.
MIN103 Christian Ethics 3 hrs.
MIN104 Spiritual Formation 3 hrs.
MIN105 Youth Discipleship and Evangelism 3 hrs.
MIN209 Introduction to Preaching 3 hrs.
MIN210 Preaching Lab 1 hr.
MIN252 Pastoral Care 3 hrs.
MIN270 Youth Pastors: Programs and Min. 3 hrs.
MIN271 Strategies for Youth Ministry 3 hrs.


Associate of Applied Science In Youth Ministries Course Planning Guide


Fall Matriculation


First Year - Fall Semester
BIB101 Old Testament History 3 hrs.
BIB105 Bible Study Methods 3 hrs.
COM101 Introduction to Communication 3 hrs.
ENG101 Intermediate Composition 3 hrs.
GEN101 Success in College 1 hr.
MIN105 Youth Discipleship and Evangelism 3 hrs.
CHP101 Chapel 0
MIN101 Ministry 0
16 hrs.
Spring Matriculation


First Year - Spring Semester
BIB103 New Testament History 3 hrs.
ENG201 Advanced Composition 3 hrs.
GEN101 Success in College 1 hr.
LED101 Intro to Christian Leadership 3 hrs.
MIN104 Spiritual Formation 3 hrs.
TBD Social Science Elective 3 hrs.
THE102 Theology II 3 hrs.
CHP102 Chapel 0
MIN102 Ministry 0
19 hrs.
First Year - Spring Semester
BIB103 New Testament History 3 hrs.
ENG201 Advanced Composition 3 hrs.
LED101 Intro to Christian Leadership 3 hrs.
MIN104 Spiritual Formation 3 hrs.
TBD Social Science Elective 3 hrs.
THE102 Theology II 3 hrs.
CHP102 Chapel 0
MIN102 Ministry 0
18 hrs.
First Year - Fall Semester
BIB101 Old Testament History 3 hrs.
BIB105 Bible Study Methods 3 hrs.
COM101 Introduction to Communication 3 hrs.
ENG101 Intermediate Composition 3 hrs.
MIN105 Youth Discipleship and Evangelism 3 hrs.
CHP101 Chapel 0
MIN101 Ministry 0
15 hrs.
Second Year - Fall Semester
BIB201 Life of Christ 3 hrs.
MAT201 College Math and Algebra 3 hrs.
MIN103 Christian Ethics 3 hrs.
MIN209 Introduction to Preaching 3 hrs.
CHP201 Chapel 0
MIN201 Ministry 0
12 hrs.
Second Year - Spring Semester
CED201 Introduction to Christian Education 3 hrs.
MIN210 Preaching Lab 1 hr.
MIN252 Pastoral Care 3 hrs.
MIN270 Youth Pastors: Programs and Min. 3 hrs.
MIN271 Strategies for Youth Ministry 3 hrs.
SOS201 Marriage and Family 3 hrs.
SOS299 Capstone Course 1 hr.
CHP202 Chapel 0
MIN202 Ministry 0
17 hrs.
Second Year - Spring Semester
CED201 Introduction to Christian Education 3 hrs.
MIN210 Preaching Lab 1 hr.
MIN252 Pastoral Care 3 hrs.
MIN270 Youth Pastors: Programs and Min. 3 hrs.
MIN271 Strategies for Youth Ministry 3 hrs.
SOS201 Marriage and Family 3 hrs.
SOS299 Capstone Course 1 hr.
CHP202 Chapel 0
MIN202 Ministry 0
17 hrs.
Second Year - Fall Semester
BIB201 Life of Christ 3 hrs.
MAT201 College Math and Algebra 3 hrs.
MIN103 Christian Ethics 3 hrs.
MIN209 Introduction to Preaching 3 hrs.
CHP201 Chapel 0
MIN201 Ministry 0
12 hrs.