Skip to Primary Navigation | Skip to Secondary Navigation | Skip to Content | Skip to Footer

Nazarene Bible College


Hispanic Pastoral Ministries

Hispanic Pastoral Ministries





The B.A.Min. degree with a Hispanic Pastoral Ministries major is the primary degree offered to persons who wish to prepare for service as a pastor, evangelist, or missionary. Completion of the Pastoral Ministries major fulfills educational requirements for ordination as elder in the Church of the Nazarene.

Hispanic Pastoral Ministries


Completion of this program should enable students to:

  • Grow and mature in wholeness and holiness as persons and pastors.
  • Promote evangelism and community engagement as the priority of pastoral ministry.
  • Conduct culturally relevant worship as a celebration of God in His supreme worth.
  • Communicate the gospel in contextually appropriate ways, resulting in the transformation of the hearer.
  • Lead and administrate a local church to carry out its unique Christian mission.
  • Practice pastoral care in a manner that ministers to human need in the congregation and the community.
  • Develop an intentional vocational foundation for a financially sustainable ministry.

Program Requirements

General Education Core Requirements

Course Course DescriptionHours
  46 hours
GEN-1001 Introduction to Online Learning1
GEN-1003 Lifelong Learning Skills3
HIS-2013 Western World/Ancient and Medieval Times3
HIS-2023 Western World/Emerging Modern Society3
MTH-1003 General Mathematics3
PAS-1013 Introduction to Christian Service3
PAS-1023 Spiritual Formation3
PHI-3013 Philosophy and Christian Ethics3
PSY-1013 Introduction to Psychology3
SCI-2013 General Physical Science3
SOC-1003 Introduction to Sociology3
SPE-1003 Principles of Public Speaking3
ESP-1013 Spanish Composition I3
ESP-1023 Spanish Composition II3
ESP-1043 Classical Literature3
THE-1043 Exploring Christian Holiness3

Bible and Theology Core Requirements

Course Course DescriptionHours
  36 hours
BIB-1013 Introduction to the Old Testament3
BIB-1023 Introduction to the New Testament3
BIB-2003 Biblical Interpretation3
BIB-2013 Pentateuch3
BIB-2033 New Testament Gospels3
BIB-3013 Hebrew Prophets or3
  BIB-3023 Poetic and Wisdom Literature or 
  BIB-3123 Old Testament Historical Books 
BIB-3053 Pauline Epistles3
BIB-3063 Book of Acts3
THE-1033 Tracing the Story of God3
THE-3023 Systematic Theology I3
THE-3033 Systematic Theology II3
THE-4053 Issues in Theology: The Theology of John Wesley 33

Courses Specific to the Hispanic Pastoral Ministries Major

Course Course DescriptionHours
  46 hours
CEM-2133 Leadership of Christian Educational Ministries3
HIS-4002 Latino/Hispanic Church in the USA2
MUS-1143 Music Ministries I-Introduction3
OTR-2033 Communicating the Gospel in a Pluralistic World3
OTR-4033 Communicating Christ Cross-Culturally3
OTR-4043 Introduction to Church Planting3
OTR-4093 Issues in Outreach Ministries: Declaring the Gospel of God as Evangelism3
PAS-2013 The Practice of Christian Ministry3
PAS-2023 History and Polity of the Church of the Nazarene3
PAS-3013 Worship3
PAS-3023 Pastoral Care and Counseling3
PAS-3033 Christian Preaching I3
PAS-3043 Christian Preaching II3
PAS-4023 Church Administration and Finance3
PAS-4092 Senior Ministry Integration-Pastoral Ministries2
PSY-4083 Leadership3

128 hours total required for graduation