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

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.