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Bachelor of Science – On Campus

Serve in Youth Culture

Students need godly mentors who will invest in their lives and consistently help them become more like Jesus. You will learn in the classroom and through practical ministry experience in local churches for a well-rounded education. Prepare to help young people tackle life’s tough questions!

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Career Potential 

You will be prepared to lead young people in the truth of God’s Word in various roles, such as:

  • Youth Pastor
  • Christian School Bible Teacher
  • Discipleship Director
  • International Youth Ministries Director
  • Camping, Sports and Recreation Ministry Leader

 

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.

Understanding of students and best strategies to reach them

Help students process the challenges of their unique situations in life. You will learn to make relationships the foundation for your leadership so that students can respect and trust you as a mentor.

Ability to counsel from and teach the Word of God

You will learn how to study the Bible effectively and be able to point students to the Word of God as the primary authority for life!

Experience in ministries with junior and senior high school students

You will be led by experienced mentors in your field as you minister to youth. You will serve in a church in a youth pastor or youth ministry setting to gain hands-on experience.

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
  • First Year Experience
  • Principles of Bible Study
  • Bible Survey
  • Academic & Researched Writing
  • Living Well
  • Speech Communication
  • History Core Elective
  • Writing Across the Disciplines
  • World Religions
  • General Psychology
  • Building a Biblical Lifestyle
  • 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
  • The Personal Life of the Ministry Leader
  • Worldviews: Humanities and Science 
  • Biblical Studies Elective
  • Humanities Elective
  • Math or Science Elective
  • Dynamics of Discipleship
  • Theology Survey
  • Biblical Studies Elective
  • Humanities Elective
  • Ministry Leadership 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
  • Foundations of Ministry Leadership
  • Greek I
  • Youth Ministry Philosophy
  • Biblical Studies Elective
  • Ministry Leadership Elective
  • Greek II
  • Theological Distinctives
  • Youth Ministry Strategy
  • 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.

Fourth Year
Fall Semester
Spring Semester
  • Senior Seminar
  • Youth Evangelism
  • Ministry Leadership Elective
  • Ministry Leadership Elective
  • Free Elective
  • The Family Life of the Ministry Leader
  • Youth Ministry Seminar
  • Ministry Leadership 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.

Invest in youth. Invest in the future.

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Youth Ministry major,
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CAMPUS LIFE

I love that I have the freedom to choose classes that will aid me in my future ministry and even in my current ministry…I really appreciate the fact that the professors are so intentional and make it a point to have a personal relationship with you.

Program Highlights 

  • Tailor your degree to your interests by selecting courses from a variety of ministry leadership electives.
  • You will learn from professors who have first-hand experience ministering within youth culture.

Invest in the next generation!

You will be prepared to be a discipler who helps young people become more like Jesus as they navigate life.

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