Full AALS Curriculum
The course descriptions for the courses listed below may be found in the Academic Catalog.
Biblical/Theological Studies Core 12 Credits
BS 101 Bible Panorama (or, BS 104, NT Survey)
BS 102 Biblical Interpretation
BS 103 Old Testament Survey
BS 104 New Testament Survey
TH 211 Theological Foundations: The Doctrines of God and Scripture
TH 313 Theological Foundations: The Doctrines of Christ and Salvation
Core Ministry & Leadership Courses 12 Credits
(choose 4 courses)
PT 101 Inner Healing and Prayer
PT 102 Essentials of Spiritual Formation*
PT 103 Communion with God*
* Students will normally take either PT 102 or PT 103.
PT 219 Evangelism and Discipleship
PT 245 Fundamentals of Christian Leadership**
PT 301 Organizational Leadership**
**Students will normally take either PT 245 or PT 301.
PT 345 Foundations of Preaching
PT 456 Basics of Church Planting
WM 305 Worship in the Life of the Church
CE 307 Christian Education
CE 319 Church Ministry to Children & Youth
Required General Education Courses 15 Credits
CH 325 Church History I
GE 105 Intercultural Communication*
GE 118 Introduction to Psychology
GE 221 Research & Academic Writing*
* Students will normally take either GE 105 or GE 221.
GE 242 Health Studies
GE 310 Digital Literacy Esentials
Alternate Gen Ed Course for GE 310:
GE 399 Introduction to World Religions
Pastoral Ministry Concentration
15 Credits (choose 5 courses)
Students in this concentration may request to substitute up to two of the following courses with courses from the Core Ministry & Leadership courses.
BS 115 Introduction to the Pentateuch
BS 204 Survey of the Gospels
BS 212 OT Historical Books
BS 217 The Acts of the Apostles
BS 314 Survey of the OT Major Prophets
BS 419 Introduction to the OT Wisdom Books
BS 427 Survey of New Testament Epistles
MS 313 Theology and Practice of Mission
TH 322 Theological Foundations: The Holy Spirit
CH 326 Church History II
Practicum / Internships 3 Credits, or 6 Credits
• Students who have little or no ministry experience need to take at least one internship course.
• They may choose to take a second internship course in place of a Ministry & Leadership course.
• Students who have years of ministry experience do not need to take an internship, and may take a different course instead.
PM 301 Practicum Internship #1
PM 302 Practicum Internship #2