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Suggested Timeline and Checklist
CAUTION, select the correct list below!

Wall Clock

Admitted to Hope College Fall 2012 or later?
Then this is your list!

Spring Semester, freshman or sophomore year:
MIN 201 Foundations for Theology and Ministry
REL 241, 261, 262, OR 263
Application (due March)

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Fall Semester, sophomore or junior year:
Concentration Course: MIN 321, MIN 323, or MIN 325
REL 241, 261, 262, OR 263if not already taken
MUS 328: Worship Leadership track only (Note: this course is offered every other fall semester)
Elective course(s)
Mentoring begins.

Spring Semester, sophomore or junior year:
Elective course(s)
Mentoring continues.

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Fall Semester, junior or senior year:
MIN 371 Theology of Ministry I
MIN 398 Internships in Ministry I
Elective course(s)
Mentoring continues.

Spring Semester, junior or senior year:
MIN 372 Theology of Ministry II
MIN 399 Internships in Ministry II
Mentoring continues.

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Admitted to Hope College before Fall 2012?
Then this is your list!

(Differences are highlighted with orange text. Religion Department changed their course numbering beginning Fall 2012. REL 220, 240, & 260 no longer exist. Each course now has a specific number.)

Spring Semester, freshman or sophomore year:
MIN 201 Foundations for Theology and Ministry
REL 220/220s, 240/240s, or 260/260s (Beginning Fall '12: 220, 240, & 260 no longer offered)
Application (due March)

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Fall Semester, sophomore or junior year:
Concentration Course: MIN 321, MIN 323, or MIN 325
REL 220/220s, 240/240s, or 260/260s (must be REL 220s if not already taken, otherwise 241, 261, 262, 263 preferred. Beginning Fall '12: 220, 240, & 260 no longer offered)
MUS 328: Worship Leadership track only (Note: this course is offered every other fall semester)
Elective course(s)
Mentoring begins.

Spring Semester, sophomore or junior year:
Elective course(s)
Mentoring continues.
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Fall Semester, junior or senior year:
MIN 371 Theology of Ministry I
MIN 398 Internships in Ministry I
Elective course(s)
Mentoring continues.

Spring Semester, junior or senior year:
MIN 372 Theology of Ministry II
MIN 399 Internships in Ministry II
Mentoring continues.