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MNA Suggested Course Sequence

For students who wish to complete a master of arts in Christian ministry in two years, the following sequence of courses is recommended:

Year One: Fall Semester

Course Number
Course Title Credit Hours
BIBL 5150
or BIBL 6121
Interpreting the New Testament I
Interpreting the Old Testament II
3
HSTY 6210
Christian Tradition and Mission 3
SPFM 5201 Spiritual Journey 1
SBNM 5010 Organizational Behavior and Ethics 2
SBNM 5710 Principles of Nonprofit Management
2
SBNM 5770 Fundraising Principles for Nonprofit Organizations 2
  Total 13

Year One: Spring Semester

Course Number
Course Title Credit Hours
BIBL 6120
or BIBL 5151
Interpreting the Old Testament
or Interpreting the New Testament
3
SPFM 5202
Spiritual Practices
1
SBNM 5011 Ethical Leadership 2
SBNM 5350 Nonprofit Financial Management
2
SBNM 5351 Nonprofit Financial Decision Making
2
INTG 5010 The Life of the Leader: Making an Impact 2
   Elective  2 or 3
  Total 14 or 15

Year Two: Fall Semester

Course Number
Course Title Credit Hours
THEO 6330 Christian Theology  3

Ministry Elective
3

Area Course
3
SBNM 5030 Principles of Human Resources
2
SBNM 5680 Nonprofit Marketing Analysis and Consumer Behavior 2
 SBNM 5771
 Annual and Major Gift Fundraising
 2
   Elective  2 or 3
  Total 17 or 18

Year Two: Spring Semester

Course Number
Course Title Credit Hours
SPFM 6304
Spiritual Direction and Solitude
1
THEO 7220
Christian Ethics
3
SBNM 5720

Nonprofit Board Governance and Volunteer Management

2
SBNM 5730 Nonprofit Law, Policy and Government Relations
2
SBNM 5780 Measuring Outcomes and Assessment
2
 SBNM 5790
Nonprofit Strategic Management
2
 INTG 5020
 Leading the Transformational Organization: Generating Mission Movements
2
   Elective (if needed)
2
  Total 14 or 16


60 Total Academic Credits for the MACM/MNA Dual Degree
Plus 3 Field Eduction Credits