Sports and Recreational Ministries B.S. (on campus)

Sports and Recreational Ministries B.S. (on campus)

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BACHELOR OF SCIENCE – ON CAMPUS

Do What You Love

The world of sports is an incredible avenue to reach the lost and disciple believers! With CSU’s Sports and Recreational Ministries program, you will be equipped through powerful classes and practical experiences to minister to others. Grow through real-world training and personal mentoring to make an impact through sports. Sports and Recreational Ministries Degree.

Be mentored by caring professors
Find your fit in our community
Get involved and make a difference

Sports and Recreational Ministries Degree

Christian College in PA

PREPARATION FOR LIFE

Career Potential

You will be ready to minister to people through sports and recreational activities in a variety of roles, such as:

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  • Church Sports Ministry Director
  • Camp Director
  • Community Center Director
  • Associate Pastor
  • Leader in organizations like Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Athletes in Action, Ambassadors, Word of Life ministries, SCORE ministries and the YMCA
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Matt Ames

Sports and Recreational Ministries Major
Appalachian, NY

“I love how my major prepares me for a wide array of jobs and ministries. I love that the professors take the time to really get to know me.”

SKILL DEVELOPMENT

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. Secondary English Education Degree.

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Develop leadership experience and skills

Grow the confidence and skills you need for an effective ministry career. You will be mentored in discipleship by your professors so that you can go out and mentor others.

Utilize sports pricinples to teach biblical truth

Learn to develop sportsmanship and integrity in the athletes you work with. You will be equipped to evangelize and disciple people through sports.

Gain hands-on experience in ministry settings

Gain valuable skills through internship and apprenticeship experience! You will leave with a deepened passion for people to know biblical truth and be equipped to mobilize team members to make an even greater impact.

YOUR COURSES

What You Will Study

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.

All courses are three credits unless noted. Course descriptions can be found in the catalog.

First Year
Fall Semester
Spring Semester
  • CSU First Year Experience [CSU101] – 0 credits
  • Principles of Bible Study [BI100]
  • Bible Survey [BI111]
  • Academic and Researched Writing [EN121]
  • Speech Communication [SP100]
  • History Core Elective
  • Writing Across the Disciplines [EN122]
  • General Psychology [PS100]
  • Building a Biblical Lifestyle [TH120]
  • Theology Survey [TH211]
  • Humanities Elective

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
  • World Religions [EV220]
  • Sports Apprenticeship [SA201] – 1 credit
  • Introduction to Sports Management [SM206]
  • Arts & Sciences Elective
  • Humanities Elective
  • Math or Science Elective
  • Living Well [HP101] – 1 credit
  • Worldviews: Humanities and Science [PH206]
  • Sports Apprenticeship [SA202] – 1 credit
  • Theological Distinctives [TH308]
  • Arts & Sciences Elective
  • Free Elective

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
  • The Personal Life of the Ministry Leader [PA311]
  • Sports Apprenticeship [SA301] – 1 credit
  • History and Philosophy of Sports Ministry [SM301]
  • Sport Event and Facility Management [SM306]
  • Senior Seminar [TH480]
  • Biblical Studies Elective
  • Dynamics of Discipleship [PS310]
  • Sports Apprenticeship [SA302] – 1 credit
  • Biblical Foundations for Sports Ministry [SM302]
  • Biblical Studies Elective
  • Ministry Leadership Elective
  • Free 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 [EM413]
  • Sports Apprenticeship [SA401] – 1 credit
  • Evangelism and Discipleship in Sports Ministry [SM303]
  • Biblical Studies Elective
  • Humanities Elective
  • Free Elective
  • The Family Life of the Ministry Leader [EM412]
  • Sports Apprenticeship [SA402] – 1 credit
  • Administration and Organization of Sports Ministry [SM304]
  • Biblical Studies Elective
  • Free Elective

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

 

Program Highlights
  • You will complete apprenticeships to give you insight into future career options.
  • Your internship will bring real experience to your resumé.
  • You’ll experience mentorship and discipleship that you can model for people you influence.
Share your love for sports!

Build on people’s passions for athletics to disciple and make a difference on and off the courts and fields.

Sports and Recreational Ministries Degree

Christian College in PA

A SOLID FOUNDATION FOR LIFE

Your Priority: God's Word

While you prepare for your career you’ll also earn a double major in Biblical Studies. At CSU, you’ll experience personal mentorship with someone who cares deeply about you and your relationship with your Creator. You’ll be challenged to think through topics and questions through a biblical worldview. Your Bible courses will lay a foundation for whatever path God has for your life.

When you attend this Bible college, you’re getting more than just a degree—you’re getting the tools, support system and encouragement to follow Christ with your whole heart—long after graduation.

WHY CSU?

You want to
choose a college:

 Where you can get prepared for your future.
 Where you will grow in your relationship with Christ.
 Where you truly find your fit.

Students constantly say the top reason they love CSU so much is: Community. When you’re part of the CSU community, you attend class with professors who are mentors; you do life right alongside others who want to serve their Savior, and you are welcomed into lifelong friendships that last well beyond graduation.

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EXCEPTIONAL FINANCIAL VALUE

Here's what our students actually pay: 

(Hint—it's way less than "sticker" price! Plus, our costs continually fall below our in-state, private school competitors' actual costs.)

A Christ-centered education is a wise investment. That's why we make biblical education as affordable as possible for students like you.

Scholarships are for Christian character, work ethic and academics. 99% of full-time, on-campus students get free financial aid(Based on incoming class of Fall 2021)

AVERAGE NET COST AFTER FREE AID

$15,308

AVERAGE FREE AID RECEIVED
(not including loans)

$19,042

FIND YOUR PLACE AT CSU

Worldwide Impact

For more than 90 years, CSU has prepared Christ-centered, career-ready graduates to serve around the globe in a variety of ministries and careers. You'll learn from trusted professors who have a heart for Christ and desire for discipleship. You'll join a community of CSU students who are passionate about using their talents to serve Christ.

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See how you fit in here at CSU, where you'll learn through a biblical worldview, become part of an encouraging community and prepare to serve Christ through your life and career.

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