Sports Ministry

Minimum 16, interdisciplinary

Sports ministry is a culturally relevant relational tool that helps connect the Christian faith to the sport-minded. The minor is particularly helpful for students interested in academic and vocational pursuits within local church ministries, missions, education, coaching, camping, recreation, equestrian studies, church planting and intercultural studies.

Required CoursesCredits
CRFM 325 Bible Study and Teaching Methods 3
PHED/CRFM 227 Sports Ministry: The Integration of Faith and Sport 4
PHED/CRFM 275 Methods of Administration of Sports Ministry 2
Total 9
Select one course from the following: 4
CRFM 341/342 Theological Explorations in Youth Cultures and Ministry I & II  2, 2
THEL 313 Systematic Theology 4
*Select at least one course from the following: 3 - 4
INCL XXX Intercultural course recommended by department 1-4
MISS 242 Missions and the Global Church 4
PHED 305 Sports Ministry Field Practicum ** 2
PHED 306 Principles of Coaching & Sport Management 4
REC 227 Outdoor Leadership Training 4
REC 240 Administration of Organized Camps 4
CREM 341/342 or THEL 313 (whichever was not used in previous category) 4
*For other options, see the Director of this program.
**with approval the practicum can be fulfilled through one of the following provided the course has a sufficient sports ministry component:
CRFM 442 Internship in Christian Formation 4
MISS 311 Cross Cultural Field Experience 3-4
INCL 311 Intercultural Experience 0-4


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