Terry L. Cross, Dean
The School of Religion offers programs of study to prepare men and women for ministry in the church and world. Two departments oversee the curriculum and faculty for these programs: the Department of Christian Ministries and the Department of Theology. The Department of Christian Ministries combines theoretical and practical information on a biblical basis in training students for ministry in the contemporary world. It offers the following degrees: the Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Science in Pastoral Ministry, Discipleship Ministry, Children’s Ministry, and Youth Ministry; and the B.A. in Intercultural Studies, with emphases in global missiology, urban missions, or vocational studies. Minors may be obtained through the Department of Christian Ministries in Discipleship Ministry, Christian Ministry, Children’s Ministry, Youth Ministry or Intercultural Studies. The Department of Theology offers the B.A. in Biblical and Theological Studies. This degree comes with an option of a ministry studies emphasis. Minors in philosophy, Biblical Languages, theological studies, and biblical studies are available from the Department of Theology. The School of Religion provides several graduate programs of study in the disciplines of Biblical Studies, Theological Studies, and Ministry Studies. In addition to these various degree programs, the School of Religion oversees the Religion Core Minor that undergraduate students at Lee University complete for graduation requirements. The Religion Core Minor is operated through the Department of Theology. It consists of 18 hours in the following schema: Old Testament, New Testament, Biblical and Theological Foundations of Benevolence, Introduction to Theology, Introduction to Christian Ethics, Christian Service and a Religion Capstone course within one’s major.
Department of Christian Ministries
Thomas J. Doolittle, Chairperson
Department of Theology
Rickie D. Moore, Chairperson