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Major Requirements

The major requires 54 semester hours of core courses as follows:

  • 24 hours (8 courses) in biblical literature (BIB)/ theology (THE)
  • 3 hours (1 course) in history (HST)
  • 18 hours (6 courses) in ministry (MIN) including 3 hours of "Field Education " -- practical, hands-on experience
  • 9 hours (3 courses) in Philosophy

Students must also complete a 18-hour focus from the following options:

  • Pastoral Ministry
  • Youth and Family Ministry
  • Music Ministry
  • Urban/Cross-Cultural Ministry

Sample PRACTICUM Field Placement Sites

  • Browncroft Community Church, Rochester, NY
  • Edgewood Free Methodist Church, Brighton, NY
  • First Bible Baptist Church, Greece, NY
  • Heart and Soul Free Methodist Church, Rochester, NY
  • New Hope Free Methodist Church, Rochester, NY
  • Park Ridge Free Methodist Church, Greece, NY
  • Pearce Memorial Church, North Chili, NY
  • Roberts Wesleyan College, Chaplain Ministries, Rochester, NY
  • Shema Yisrael Messianic Jewish Congregation, Rochester, NY
  • Youth for Christ, Rochester, NY