Associate of Applied Science In Youth Ministries

Upon satisfactory completion of the AAS program in Youth Ministries, the graduate should be able to:
  1. Devise and articulate a sound biblical philosophy of youth ministry that will address the spiritual, social, emotional, physical, and intellectual concerns of the adolescent life.
  2. Demonstrate an understanding of the characteristics of and cultural influences upon today’s youth.
  3. Develop a Spirit-filled ministry to youth in a church or para-church organization in diverse socio-cultural settings.
  4. Acquire methods and material necessary for effective ministry to youth.
  5. Mentor young believers in their own devotion to Christ and in becoming effective in their witness and ministry.

Program Requirements For A.A.S. In Youth Ministries

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 Ministry
Marriage and Family
Youth Ministries
Introduction of Christian Education
Introduction to Preaching
Preaching Lab
Youth Discipleship & Evangelism
Youth Pastors
Strategies for Youth Ministries
Pastoral Care