Youth & CE Major

This course of studies develops the education and training of the Foundation Certificate with its competencies. It has an emphasis on Youth and Christian Education.  

General Competencies

  • Communicate clearly at the appropriate level for the audience.

  • Express one’s own ideas in writing.

  • Be able to plan and organize effectively.

  • Lead groups giving clear directions and encouraging team members.

  • Develop creativity and free expression.

Specific Competencies

  • Develop a personal philosophy of children’s and/or youth ministry.

  • Be able to lead a children’s or youth ministry.

  • Acquire the skills and abilities needed to implement a children’s or youth ministry in a local church.

  • Understand human development and apply that knowledge to planning children’s and youth activities.

  • Appreciate the cultural, legal and contextual issues that affect ministry with young people.

  • Be equipped to resolve conflicts harmoniously.

  • Analyze problems and provide appropriate solutions.



Year 1 ECTS
OT Survey 3
NT Survey 3
Hermeneutics 3
Pentecostalism 3
Christian Doctrines 3
Christian Care 3
Homiletics 3
Church Growth 3
Practical Ministry I 3
Community and Spirituality I 3
Leadership 3
Youth Ministry 3
Music Ministry 3
Worship in the Local Church 3
Intro to Missions 3
Intro to Islam 3
Intro to Psychology 3
Understanding Human Behaviour    3
Research and Writing 3
Foundation Paper 3
Foundation Year 60


Year 2 ECTS
Church History I 3
Church History II 3
Systematic Theology I 3
Systematic Theology II 3
Christian Education I 3
Christian Education II 3
Ethics 3
Pastoral Theology 3
Practical Ministry II 3
Community and Spirituality II 3
Conflict Management 3
Principles of Teaching 3
Anthropology 3
Rhetoric 3
Spiritual Gifts 3
Contemporary Theology 3
Denominations and Sects 3
Church Administration     3
Diploma Paper 6
Year two 60