Honors Programs in Theology and Christian Ministry

Honors in Theology or Christian Ministry
Honors in Theology or Christian Ministry

The Dept. of Theology and Ministry is pleased to announce approval by the Undergraduate Policies Committee of the Department’s new Honors Programs in Theology and Christian Ministry. These programs are associated with the two majors of the Department. For more information, please contact the chairperson of the DTM, Dr. Mark Koschmann.

Program Descriptions:

Honors in the Major in Christian Ministry

To receive Honors in the Major in Christian Ministry, an honors student must attain a 3.5 or higher in the major in Christian Ministry.

An honors student must complete the honors-specific assignments in the following classes:

  • CHM 321: Foundations for Teaching and Learning
  • CHM 440: Speaking the Gospel
  • THL353: Christianity and World Religions

In CHM 490: Capstone, an honors student must attain a A- (3.67) or higher on the final project.

Honors in the Major in Theology

To receive Honors in the Major in Theology, an honors student must attain a 3.5 in the major in Theology.

An honors student must complete the beginning sequence (2 courses) in one Biblical language.

An honors student must complete the honors-specific assignments in the following classes:

  • THL219: Principles of Biblical Interpretation
  • THL431: Lutheran Doctrine 1
  • THL342: Athens and Jerusalem: Philosophy and Christianity

On the Senior Thesis, an honors student must attain a A- (3.67) or higher.

[If a shared senior capstone becomes a requirement for all programs offering Honors in Majors, these two honors programs will add that requirement.]