Associate of Applied Science in Church Planting

This program will provide students with an understanding of the biblical and theological aspects of church planting in the global context with a specific focus on the missional possibilities in North America. Students will gain an understanding of the tools and strategies necessary to plant a Pentecostal church that glorifies Jesus, reaches people who do not know Christ and multiplies itself repeatedly.

Upon completion of the program students should be able to:
  • Describe the Biblical models of church planting
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the systems and strategies for church planting
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the planter’s assessment process
  • Describe coaching and its connection to church planting models
  • Explain the use of demographic studies in the planting strategy
  • Demonstrate an understanding of legal issues, corporation and finances in the process of planting a church

Program Requirements for A.A.S. In Church Planting

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 Contemporary Mathematics  
  Environmental Science  
Bible and Theology (Choose any 4 courses)
  Understanding the Bible for Current Ministry  
  Theology and Culture  
  Old Testament History  
  New Testament History  
  Bible Study Methods  
Church Ministries (Choose any courses)
  Christian Ethics  
  Spiritual Formation  
  Church History I  
  Church History II  
  The Reformation  
Church Planting (Select any 7 courses)
  Introduction to Church Planting I  
  Church Planting II  
  Methods of Evangelism  
  History of Revivalists  
  Church in the Culture of Technology  
  Church Administrative Management  
  Principles of Pastoral Leadership  
  Strategies for Youth Ministry  
  Assimilation and Discipleship