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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! 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.

Credit Hours

Career Potential 

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

  • 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

 

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.

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 principles 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

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
  • General Psychology
  • Building a Biblical Lifestyle
  • Theology Survey
  • 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
  • Sports Apprenticeship
  • Introduction to Sports Management
  • Arts & Sciences Elective
  • Humanities Elective
  • Math or Science Elective
  • Living Well
  • Worldviews: Humanities and Science
  • Sports Apprenticeship
  • Theological Distinctives
  • 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
  • Sports Apprenticeship
  • History and Philosophy of Sports Ministry
  • Sport Event and Facility Management
  • Senior Seminar
  • Biblical Studies Elective
  • Dynamics of Discipleship
  • Sports Apprenticeship
  • Biblical Foundations for Sports Ministry
  • 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
  • Sports Apprenticeship
  • Evangelism and Discipleship in Sports Ministry
  • Biblical Studies Elective
  • Humanities Elective
  • Free Elective
  • The Family Life of the Ministry Leader
  • Sports Apprenticeship
  • Administration and Organization of Sports Ministry
  • 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.

Make a difference, one athlete at a time.

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Mattthew

Sports and Recreational Ministries major,
Appalachian, NY

CAMPUS LIFE

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. 

Program Highlights 

  • You will gain real world experience through internships and apprenticeship courses.
  • You will be prepared to pursue graduate study and missions work.

Pursue people for Christ through Sports!

Sports ministry can make a huge impact. Equip your desire to spend your life influencing athletes toward Christlikeness.

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