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2022-23 requirements for the CFM major are 38 hours, including a core of 34 hours plus 4 hours of electives:

  • CFM 115 Intro to Christian Formation and Ministry (4)
  • HNGR 114 Poverty, Justice and Transformation (4)
  • CFM 223 Human Development and Ministry (4)
  • CFM 224 Christian Spiritual Practices (2)
  • CFM 251 Ministry Practicum (0)
  • CFM 335 Teaching the Bible (4)
  • CFM 339 Compassion and Crisis Ministry (4)
  • CFM 359 Discipleship (4)
  • CFM 421 Philosophy of Ministry (4)
  • CFM 494 Ministry in Culture (4)
  • CFM 496 Internship (0)
  • Elective Hours (4)

2022-23 requirements for a CFM minor are 20-22 hours, including:

  • CFM 115 Intro to Christian Formation and Ministry (4)  --or-- CFM 134 Introduction to Spiritual Formation (2)
  • CFM 223 Human Development and Ministry (4)
  • CFM 224 Christian Spiritual Practices (2)
  • CFM 251 Ministry Practicum (0)
  • CFM 335 Teaching the Bible (4)
  • CFM 359 Discipleship (4)
  • CFM 421 Philosophy of Ministry (4)

2022-23 Christian Formation and Ministry (CFM) Courses 

  • CFM 111 Foundations of Ministry (2)
  • CFM 115 Introduction to Christian Formation and Ministry (4)
  • CFM 121 Ministry Skills: Backpacking (1)
  • CFM 122 Ministry Skills: Rock Climbing (1)
  • CFM 123 Ministry Skills: Horsemanship (1)
  • CFM 124 Ministry Skills: Cross-country Skiing (1)
  • CFM 125 Ministry Skills: Downhill Skiing (1)
  • CFM 131 Introduction to Spiritual Formation (2)
  • CFM 132 Christian Community and Practice (Vanguard) (2)
  • CFM 134 Introduction to Spiritual Formation (Passage) (0)
  • CFM 215 Spiritual Formation in Community (2)
  • CFM 216 Discipleship Practicum (1)
  • CFM 223 Human Development and Ministry (4)
  • CFM 224 Christian Spiritual Practices (2)
  • CFM 231 Evangelism (2)
  • CFM 232 Spiritual Guidance and Discernment (2)
  • CFM 234 Youth Ministry (4)
  • CFM 241 Leadership Development (4)
  • CFM 251 Ministry Practicum (Graded pass/fail) (0)
  • CFM 259 Topics in Christian Formation and Ministry (2 or 4)
  • CFM 333 Student Care in College Ministry (This course is limited to residence assistants.) (2)
  • CFM 335 Teaching the Bible (4)
  • CFM 339 Compassion and Crisis Ministry: Responding to Trauma and Suffering (4)
  • CFM 359 Discipleship (4)
  • CFM 401 Ministry with Children (2)
  • CFM 414 Ministry with Children and Families (2)
  • CFM 416 Spiritual Formation in the College Years (2)
  • CFM 418 Apologetics in a Global Context (2)
  • CFM 421 Philosophy of Ministry (4)
  • CFM 422 Designing for Transformational Learning (4)
  • CFM 452 Camp Ministry (2 or 4)
  • CFM 457 Christian Proclamation (2)
  • CFM 459 Advanced Study in Christian Formation (Prerequisite: Junior/senior standing or permission of instructor) (2 or 4)
  • CFM 461 Leadership in Christian Ministry (2)
  • CFM 472 Adventure Challenge Ministry (4)
  • CFM 494 Ministry in Culture (Prerequisites: CORE 101, CFM 115, HNGR 114, AIS course; prerequisite or concurrent with CFM 496) (4)
  • CFM 495 Independent Study (1-4)
  • CFM 496 Internship (Prerequisites: Junior standing and a minimum of 16 hours completed in Christian Formation including background courses appropriate to the internship setting. Graded pass/fail) (0)
  • CFM 497 Internship Seminar (CFM 496 is a prerequisite, but with approval from the Internship Coordinator, a concurrent enrollment is allowed. Graded pass/fail) (2)

Anthropology Major Integrated with Christian Formation and Ministry 

Full listing of requirements for a major in Anthropology integrated with CFM