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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

Institute of Leadership and Ministry, Inc. | Evaluated Learning Experience

MIN-050 Homiletics / Homiletica

Course Category: 

50 hours (5 weeks).

Various; distance learning format.

September 2021 - Present. 

Instructional delivery format: 
Online/distance learning
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: Apply the doctrinal knowledge in his/her preaching ministry; preach and teach the meaning of Scripture to both heart and mind with clarity and enthusiasm; consistently integrate theological/historical perspectives; utilize the bible throughout the preaching ministry; develop a strong spiritual commitment to the preaching ministry; show maturity and focus while having a burning desire to apply the Word of God; broadly understand and articulate knowledge, both oral and written, including details, concepts, and frameworks within their preaching ministries; demonstrate strong communication skills,  intelligence, strategic thinking, and conflict management; apply cultural/global perspectives; Listen attentively to the needs of their parishioners to develop their sermons.


Instruction is offered completely online or in synchronous format through the use of study guides, required and supplemental readings, quizzes, homework, lab-required interaction with the instructor, and/or final exams. The course assesses students’ end-of-course knowledge and skills in an online format. Major topics taught in this course include practical instruction for students to learn how to effectively communicate the Word of God and make them aware that, in addition to the call and the anointing, we must take time to prepare the sermon. Emphasize the parts and types of sermons used in Christian ministry.

Credit recommendation: 

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours in Homiletics, Ministry, or Christian Leadership (9/21).