CM 322 Advanced Integrated Field Experience--2 Hours

An opportunity for students to participate in an intensive and advanced level of ministry leadership for a total of 120 hours per semester. Emphasis will be placed on developing strategies for facilitating personal effectiveness and maturity as a Christian leader. This fulfills one (1) service learning requirement (equivalent to IDS 106) for each semester of enrollment with a grade of C or higher. Prerequisite: CM 222-23. Required for the following emphases: Children's Ministries, Counseling/Social Services, Intercultural Ministries, Pastoral Ministries, and Youth Ministries. Offered each year for Deerfield traditional undergraduate. Delivery mode: Deerfield traditional undergraduate. Four hours on completion of both semesters in one academic year.

Course Description CM 223 Integrated Field Experience - 2 Hours

An opportunity for students to be initiated into ministry leadership roles. Emphasis will be placed on discerning spiritual giftedness, sense of personal calling to ministry, and individual leadership style. Students will be required to participate in an extended and consistent Christian ministry during enrollment in the courses, for a total of 60 hours per semester. This course fulfills one (1) service learning requirement (equivalent to IDS 106) for each semester of enrollment with a grade of C or higher. Prerequisite: CM 172 or CM 175 or permission of department. Required for all Christian Ministries majors and minors. Offered each year for Deerfield traditional undergraduate. Delivery mode: Deerfield traditional undergraduate.

Designed to help students understand and appreciate the psychological and sociological characteristics of adults and develop a philosophy of adult ministry. Students engage in research and discussion of various phases of adult responsibility, ministry, and problems in the local church, society, and home. Prerequisites: CM 172, PSY 140.  Offered in fall semester in even-numbered years and online as scheduled. Three hours.

Designed to help students understand and appreciate the psychological and sociological characteristics of adults and develop a philosophy of adult ministry. Students engage in research and discussion of various phases of adult responsibility, ministry, and problems in the local church, society, and home. Prerequisites: CM 172, PSY 140. Three hours.

An introduction to the purposes, challenges, and scope of various types of ministries and ministry programs, with particular focus made in those areas in which we offer emphases. Personal contact and interaction with ministry leaders will seek to enlarge the vision of students for how ministry can be carried out. Offered fall semester. Three hours

A study of the elements involved in building an effective children's ministry, including creative programming, ministry training, and curriculum evaluation.