Programs & Practicums

Where education meets experience.

By combining a college education with the hands-on experience of being involved in the move of God at City First Church, you will learn to lead in every arena of life.

Both the Degree and Non-Degree Programs will have Core Curriculum centered around leadership training and development, life skills, and career training through Practicums.

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Year 1
Core Curriculum

All students will enroll in our core curriculum which will build a foundation of Biblical understanding, personal leadership, and self-discipline. These studies will help prepare the students for success in life and ministry settings.

Year 1
Core Curriculum

Biblical Foundation:
An overview of the elements and themes of the Word of God.
Fundamentals of Christian living:
Create a structure of spiritual disciplines.
Discover your calling:
Begin to uncover your God-given calling and purpose.
Heart for the Local Church:
Learn and understand the mission and vision of City First Church.
Introduction to Leadership:
Learn to lead through the power of influence.
Personal Stewardship:
Create a structure of personal responsibility in multiple areas of life.
Relational Health:
Understand the complexities and importance of healthy relationships.

Year 2
Core Curriculum

These subjects will broaden your understanding of our core curriculum. You will strengthen your understanding of biblical theology, while learning key leadership principles. These studies will challenge you to enlarge your leadership capacity and help you start empowering others to make difference.

Year 2
Core Curriculum

Biblical Exploration:
Expand your understanding of the Word of God.
Essentials of Christian living:
Deepen your understanding of spiritual disciplines.
Living your calling:
Discover and begin to walk in your God-given calling.
Passion for the Local Church:
Immersion into the mission and vision of the local church.
Leadership Development:
Discover your leadership style and ability.
Personal Stewardship:
Expand your capacity of personal responsibility for maximum impact.
Relational Health:
Learn the effects of relationships in everyday life and how to manage and leverage them.

Non-Degree Program

For those not yet pursuing a degree.

Students enrolled in the Non-Degree Program will take courses centered around personal growth and Biblical studies.

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Degree Program

Earn credits toward an associate’s or bachelor’s degree.

Students enrolled in the degree program track will take courses through Southeastern University toward an associate’s degree. These courses may be applied toward a bachelor’s degree in the future.

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Ministry Practicums

Ministry Practicums are built around specialized areas of ministry and are an opportunity for you to discover your strengths and develop skills for your future career.

Freshman and Sophmore
You’ll have the opportunity to experience up to three practicums under the instruction of the talented staff of City First Church.

Junior and Senior
You’ll pick one practicums to focus on for the year and have the opportunity to work alongside the staff of City First Church in our ministry environments and events.

Pastoral Leadership
Kids / Youth / Adults
Design / Video / Photography / Fine Arts (Writing, Dance, etc.)
Worship Culture & Vocal/Instrument Instruction
Lighting, Sound, & Live Event Production