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M.Div. with Ministry Leadership The Ministry Leadership track prepares students to serve in a variety of staff positions in local churches, church-related ministries and in denominational positions. The LEAD Program focuses on the development of knowledge and competencies in three basic ministry results areas: Leadership, Education, and Discipleship. The M.Div. with a track in Ministry Leadership builds upon the requirements of the M.A. in Ministry Leadership and the M.A.C.E. giving the student an opportunity to do focused study in a particular area of ministry. During new student orientation, students meet with Christian education faculty members to receive counsel and advice on track requirements. Prior to registration each semester, students should meet with their adviser.

Degree Requirements In addition to the M.Div. Core, students specializing in Ministry Leadership must complete the following courses:

Ministry Leadership CED6500 CED6510 CED6520 CED6610 CED6630 CED6640

Paradigms of Education and Leadership Learning Theories and Applications Ministry Planning and Program Design Ministry of Teaching and Discipleship Ministry of Leadership and Equipping Team Ministry Leadership

Ministry Leadership Area Electives and Ministry Practicum

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Four electives courses may be selected from the offerings in the M-Area to complete the degree requirements. Program electives must have the BCO, CED, or PMN prefix. By choosing electives from a single category, students can receive one of the certificates of ministry specialization identified below. Minister of Christian Education CED6600 The Minister of Education* CED6800 Spiritual Formation & Discipleship Development CED6631 Leadership Recruitment & Training CED6630 Equipping Lay Persons for Ministry CED6911 Prac. in Principles of Learning &Teaching in Chr. Ed. CED6660 Leadership, Culture, and Context CED6670 Mission Education in the Church CED6890 Developmental Issues Across the Life Span CED6690 Recreational Leadership CED6622 Learning Resources for the Church CED6620 Theory & Practice in Educational Administration CED6650 Christian Education & Church Growth CED6640 Team Ministry Leadership CED6621 Curriculum Design in Christian Education CED6804 Issues in Childhood & Preschool Ministry CED7700 Theological Foundations for Christian Education

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Adult Education CED6830 Christian Education with Single & Older Adults* CED6850 Family Life Education* CED6800 Spiritual Formations & Discipleship Development CED6631 Leadership Recruitment & Training CED6630 Equipping Lay Persons for Ministry CED6660 Leadership, Culture, and Context CED6670 Mission Education in the Church CED6840 Christian Education of Exceptional Children & Adults CED6890 Developmental Issues Across the Life Span CED6690 Recreational Leadership

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2012-2013 Academic Catalog  

The official Academic Catalog of Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary