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Associate of Applied Science In Evangelism

The Associate of Applied Science in Evangelism is designed to prepare ministers, laymen and church leaders in evangelism relating to Church and Para-church ministries. The focus is on the biblical and theological basis of evangelism and the various evangelistic strategies that are used in reaching people groups for Jesus Christ. It also provides foundation courses in biblical studies to develop a sound theology and a Christian worldview. This degree program is also well suited for students working in related fields of Church growth, missions, and institutional chaplaincy.

Upon satisfactory completion of the Associate in Evangelism, the graduate should be able to:
  1. Define a biblical theology of evangelism and missions that engages the culture.
  2. Formulate a philosophy of evangelism, the nature of the gospel and the essential elements of an evangelistic presentation.
  3. Employ various methods of evangelism that include community service, gospel proclamation, and social justice.
  4. Analyze current issues and models of church planting, church growth, and methods of training indigenous leadership.
  5. Organize evangelistic teams and communities in a diversity of cross-cultural settings.
  6. Evaluate the role of specific churches in evangelism, discipleship, multiplication, and evangelistic communities especially as it relates to church growth.
  7. Formulate an evangelistic plan, with specific steps for its implementation in the local church.
  8. Understand the tenets of other major world religions and know how to respond to them.

Program Requirements For A.A.S. In Evangelism

Total Required Courses = 63 Credit Hours


General Education Requirements
English Composition I
English Composition II
Success in College
Foundation in Communication (Course options available)
Capstone
Social Science (Course options available)
Arts/Humanities/Literature (Course options available)
Introduction to Business Mathematics
Applied Science Requirement
Bible and Theology (Choose any 5 courses)
Old Testament
New Testament History
Bible Study Methods
Life of Christ
Acts
Theology I
Theology II
Church Ministries (Choose any 3 courses)
Introduction to Christian Leadership
Christian Ethics
Spiritual Formation
Essentials of Spirit-Empowered Ministry
Marriage and Family
Evangelism
Introduction to Evangelism
Introduction to Preaching
Preaching Lab
Evangelist’s Life and Ministry
Methods of Evangelism
History of Revivalists