Bachelor of Science

Christian Ministry

Department Chair: Joseph Allotta, D. Min.

The Ministry Major provides the student with the academic and professional preparation necessary for ministry.

Program Outcomes/Goals:

  1. Students will have a professional readiness to deliver biblical knowledge.
  2. Students will have a well-articulated Christian worldview of life and ministry.
  3. A student will display ministry-ready professional skills.

Major Requirements (Total Required Credits: 122)

  1. Completed AA degree (meets the requirements of TCF) of all least 60 semester hours
  2. Complete Introduction to Quest Program (1 cr).
  3. Complete the following Trinity Quest Program Courses: (61 semester hours)

Old Testament Law and History
Old Testament Poetry and Prophecy
Life and Revelation of Christ
New Testament History and Letters
Evangelism and Discipleship
World Missions and Religions
Introduction to Counseling
Biblical Ethics
Christian Leadership

Fundamental Issues in Worship
Introduction to Preaching
Small Group Development
Pastoral Methods
Systematic Theology I
Systematic Theology II
Systematic Theology III
Systematic Theology IV
Christian Ministry Internship
Christian Ministry Capstone (1 Credit Hour)

Bachelor of Science Christian Ministry, Two-Year Student Progression Plan

Introduction to Quest Program (1 credit), must be taken in the student’s first semester. *Italicized courses are required for the 18 credits in Bible and Theology for Trinity College and can be completed using the AA Access classes.  If these courses were previously completed, they will be substituted with the indicated course.

Year One


Fall A
Course 1 *Life and Revelation of Christ or Introduction to Org. Leadership
Course 2 Introduction to Counseling

Fall B
Course 1 Fundamental Issues in Worship
Course 2 *Hermeneutics or Church Planting and Development

Spring A
Course 1 *Old Testament Law and History or Marriage and Family Communication
Course 2 *Evangelism and Discipleship or Leadership in Nonprofits

Spring B
Course 1 Systematic Theology I
Course 2 *Old Testament Poetry and Prophecy or Counseling Adolescents

Course 1 Christian Leadership
Course 2 Romans

Year Two


Fall A

Course 1 Introduction to Preaching
Course 2 Small Group Development                                                                                                                                 3

Fall B
Course 1 Pastoral Methods
Course 2 Systematic Theology II

Spring A
Course 1 Systematic Theology III
Course 2 Biblical Ethics

Spring B
Course 1 *New Testament History and Letters or Sermon Preparation
Course 2 Christian Ministry Internship

Course 1 Systematic Theology IV
Course 2 *World Missions and Religions or Practicum 
Course 3 Capstone (1 Credit Hour)

This degree completion program is designed to be completed within 2 years. Students who follow this progression plan will take all courses necessary to finish the Bachelor of Science Christian Ministry major within 2 years.

NOTE: Students may apply to enroll in any of the five start dates: Fall A, Fall B, Spring A, Spring B and Summer.


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Dr. Joe AllottaJoe Allotta, DMin graduated from Trinity College of Florida in 2006 and earned his Master of Divinity and Doctor of Ministry degrees through Liberty University. He is your Academic Advisor and the Program Director of the Ministry Department. Joe Allotta, DMin


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Credit Transfer

Degree completion students must have a minimum of 60 credits to transfer into the program. (The Registrar will evaluate transfer credits.)

Students who wish to enter the Trinity Quest Degree completion program and do not meet the minimum required transferable credits may apply for the Trinity Access Associate of Arts degree program which prepares students for the program requirements.

National Accreditation

Trinity College of Florida is accredited by the Association for Biblical Higher Education Commission on Accreditation (5850 T. G. Lee Blvd., Ste. 130, Orlando, FL 32822, 407.207.0808) to grant certificates and degrees at the Associate and Baccalaureate levels.

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