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Bachelor of Science – On Campus

Serve Christ Effectively

If God is calling you into full-time pastoral ministry, one of the most important decisions you will make is where you will acquire your education. At CSU, you will find a school that is committed to solid biblical and theological instruction and which features qualified professors who uphold that standard.

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Career Potential 

You will be able to put your Bible study and leadership skills to use in many different ministry positions, such as:

  • Lead Pastor
  • Youth Pastor
  • Associate Pastor
  • Church Planter
  • Other Pastoral Leadership Roles
  • Ministry Leader
  • Missionary

 

What Will You Learn?

In all of the programs at CSU, you’ll be interacting with small class sizes and professors who really care and desire to mentor you. You’ll not only receive quality academics to prepare you for your career, but discipleship to prepare you for life.

Study and teach the Word of God

You will learn to use effective Bible study skills as you dive into the original biblical language of Greek to understand and communicate Scripture well. 

Reach the world around you

Learn from professors who have served and are serving in teaching and local church ministries. They will mentor you through practical, hands-on ministry experience.

Teach, disciple and counsel from a biblical worldview

Gain experience in course-related practical ministry, including units in evangelism and Bible teaching. You will preach at a local church and grow in godly character for pastoral ministry. 

Your Courses

Each of your courses will be taught from a biblical worldview, and you’ll learn with an intimate group of peers led by professors who care about your success.

First Year
Fall Semester
Spring Semester
  • CSU First Year Experience
  • Principles of Bible Study
  • Bible Survey
  • Academic and Researched Writing
  • Speech Communication
  • History Core Elective
  • Writing Across the Disciplines
  • Living Well
  • Survey of Biblical Themes in Literature
  • General Psychology
  • Building a Biblical Lifestyle
  • Theology Survey

This is an example of what your course schedule may look like; your actual schedule will be determined when you register.

Second Year
Fall Semester
Spring Semester
  • Greek I
  • The Personal Life of the Ministry Leader
  • Biblical Studies Elective
  • Humanities Elective
  • Math or Science Elective
  • World Religions
  • Greek II
  • Worldviews: Humanities and Science
  • Dynamics of Discipleship
  • Theological Distinctives

This is an example of what your course schedule may look like; your actual schedule will be determined when you register.

Third Year
Fall Semester
Spring Semester
  • Expository Preaching
  • Biblical Studies Elective
  • Biblical Studies Elective
  • Ministry Leadership Elective
  • Free Elective
  • The Family Life of the Ministry Leader
  • Pastoral Ministries Seminar
  • Advanced Expository Preaching
  • Pastoral Counseling
  • Biblical Studies Elective

This is an example of what your course schedule may look like; your actual schedule will be determined when you register.

Fourth Year
Fall Semester
Spring Semester
  • Foundations of Ministry Leadership
  • Biblical Studies Elective
  • Ministry Leadership Elective
  • Ministry Leadership Elective
  • Free Elective
  • Senior Seminar
  • Biblical Studies Elective
  • Humanities Elective
  • Free Elective
  • Free Elective

This is an example of what your course schedule may look like; your actual schedule will be determined when you register.

Dive into Scripture. Lead others well.

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Dan

Pastoral Ministries major, Owen Sound, Ontario, Canada

CAMPUS LIFE

I appreciate the heart that the professors have for the students and how they are always willing to answer our questions and help understand why theology impacts the church and how the church operates.

Program Highlights 

  • You will gain experience through preaching in a local church, and you are encouraged to earn academic credit in a summer apprenticeship program.
  • You will be prepared to further your academic studies through seminary, such as Baptist Bible Seminary.

Make an impact on the world for Christ.

Develop the leadership skills, knowledge and experience to reach people for Christ in a pastoral career!

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