These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
Applicants wishing to be accepted into Briercrest College as a full-time or part-time student must:
- Have earned a high school diploma with a minimum average of 60 per cent in four academic grade 12 courses, including at least one academic English course.
- Be a professing and practicing Christian.
- Commit to live by the standards set out the Briercrest College and Seminary
|Additional Admission Requirements:||I. Required Courses (24 credit hours): PSY 382 Psychology of Human Development: Adolescents, YM 100 Foundations of Youth Ministry, YM 210 Evangelism and Discipleship of Youth, YM 238 Youth Ministry Internship I (3 credit hours), YM 397 Youth Ministry Skills Lab, YM 438 Youth Ministry Internship II (6 credit hours), and YM 494 Career Youth Ministry
II. Elective Courses (12 credit hours): CM 461 Issues in Ministry Leadership, FMST 316 Families in Crisis, NTST 110 Introduction to Native Studies, PSY 379 Psychology of Personal and Interpersonal Dynamics, PSY 441 Contemporary Counselling Issues, SOC 392 Sociology of Youth in North America, YM 220 Camp and Youth Ministries, YM 355 Teaching and Preaching to Youth, and YM 410 Studies in Contemporary Adolescent Issues
III. Cognate Requirements (12 credit hours) Church and its Context requirements (6 credit hours): CM 461 Issues in Ministry Leadership (if not taken above), COMM/PAST 355 Homiletics, HIS 431 History of Christianity in Canada, PAST 437 Pastoral Theology, PAST 438 Practical Theology, PAST 453 Variety in Preaching, PAST 466 Soul Care, and THEO 301 Worship in the Christian Tradition
Biblical and Theological Studies Requirements (6 credit hours beyond the core requirements): 300+ Biblical Studies (BLST) or Theology (THEO) course(s): GRK 200 Introductory Greek I, GRK 201 Introductory Greek II, HEB 200 Introductory Hebrew I, HEB 201 Introductory Hebrew II, and PHI 455 Philosophy of Religion
Free Electives (to bring credit hour total to 120 credit hours)
PRT 400 Senior Portfolio (non-credit) and SL 1-6 Service and Experiential Learning (non-credit)
In addition, all Bachelor of Arts degrees require the completion of Briercrest's core curriculum.