Associate of Applied Science In Pastoral Leadership

The Associate of Applied Science in Pastoral Leadership consists of 63 semester hours of courses designed to prepare students for pastoral ministry and ministry-related vocations. The student also gains a general Bible knowledge, theology, pastoral theology, and communication skills. Upon the completion of the program, students should be equipped to engage in the ministry of the local church either as a full-time minister or as a part-time staff member.

Upon satisfactory completion of the Associate of Applied Science in Pastoral Leadership, the graduate should have:
  1. An understanding of the fundamental doctrines and theology that pertain to the Pentecostal and evangelical tenets.
  2. Knowledge and experience in the various aspects of pastoral care-giving and how it relates to church growth.
  3. An ability to effectively communicate the gospel and other biblical truths in large and small group settings.
  4. Knowledge of spiritual leadership principles, roles, and experience in their application.
  5. An understanding of church administrative procedures as they pertain to a local church.

Program Requirements for A.A.S. In Pastoral Leadership

Total Required Courses = 63 Credit Hours

General Education Requirements
English Composition I
English Composition II
Success in College
Foundation in Communication (Course options available)
Social Science (Course options available)
Arts/Humanities/Literature (Course options available)
Introduction to Business Mathematics
Applied Science Requirement
Bible and Theology (Choose any 4 courses)
Old Testament
New Testament History
Bible Study Methods
Life of Christ
Theology I
Theology II
Church Ministries (Choose any 3 courses)
Introduction to Christian Leadership
Christian Ethics
Spiritual Formation
Essentials of Spirit Empowered
Marriage and Family
Pastoral Leadership
Introduction of Christian Education
Introduction to Preaching
Preaching Lab
Introduction to Evangelism
Principles of Pastoral Leadership
Intro to Music in Ministry
Pastoral Care