This program is designed to prepare individuals for pastoral and educational leadership in Christian communities, as well as providing the basis for continuing higher education.

Learners will Demonstrate:

Demonstrate competency in understanding, interpreting, applying, and communicating the biblical message. Experience located Christian ministry. Analyse various cultural contexts for Christian ministry with particular emphasis on Canadian culture. Articulate the principles of the Stone-Campbell movement within the larger context of Canadian history. Articulate and demonstrate a biblical philosophy of Christian ministry with application to a specific ministry within a local congregation. Practice discipline in developing a spiritual life that fosters personal and professional well-being. Develop the skills and attitudes of a life-long learner.

Course Requirements

Course Requirements


Bible (27)

  • B101 Grasping God’s Word (3)
  • B111 Old Testament Literature
  • B121 New Testament Literature
  • B122 Life and Teachings of Jesus
  • B211 The Pentateuch
  • B221 Acts of the Apostles

The following three electives must be 300 or 400 level:

  • OT Elective (3)
  • NT Elective #1 (3)
  • NT Elective #2 (3)

Theology (15)

  • B231 Christian Theology (3)
  • B333 Christian Ethics (3)
  • B334 Mission: Theology and Practice (3)
  • Elective #1 (3)
  • Elective #2 (3)

Professional Studies (47)

  • P100/200/300 Field Practice (12)
  • P101 Spiritual Formation (4)
  • P108 Vocational Seminar (1)
  • P206 Living the Story (3)
  • P245 Worship and the Arts (3)
  • P322 Building Community (3)
  • P331 Administrative Leadership (3)
  • P351 Pastoral Counselling (3)
  • P327 Creating Learning experiences (3) or P313 Introduction to Preaching (3)
  • P422 Christian Ministry Internship (6)
  • Elective #1 (3)
  • Elective #2 (3)


General Education (30)


  • G101 Communications Theory (3)
  • G281 Arts and Culture (3)


  • G220 History of Christianity (3)
  • G327 North American Christian History (3)


  • G131 Contemporary Thought (3)
  • Philosophy Elective (3)

Social Sciences

  • G243 Developmental Psychology (3)
  • G245 Psychology of the Family (3)
  • G251 Canadian Sociology (3)

Technology/Science Elective

  • G234 Science, Technology, and Society (3)

Program Electives (9)

PACE classes have had a profound effect on my spiritual journey...[they have] set me on the path to be all that God wants me to be."


B.A. Counseling & Ministry (PACE), Senior Pastor
I've gained...a biblical lens to make sense of our changing world, and a strengthened relationship with God.


Diploma in Leadership & Ministry (PACE), Children's Pastor
I loved Jesus before. But I fell in love with him in this process.


B.A. Counselling & Ministry (PACE)