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Pastor or Teacher

The following is an overview of course-work preferences for FVL students desiring to prepare for serving their Savior full time in the public ministry.  To develop your program, please seek the assistance of your Guidance Counselor.  Martin Luther College (MLC) accepts Advanced Placement (AP) credit and CAPP courses at FVL.

 MLC requires applicants to take the ACT Writing Test.Martin Luther College requirements can be found at on their website. 


 Teacher Program 

The following course work should be taken in high school if a student is planning to enter the Studies in Educational Ministry program at Martin Luther College.  

      • English – 4 credits
      • Science – 3 credits (two lab sciences: Biology, Chemistry, and/or Physics, plus one other science)
      • Math – 3 credits (Algebra I, Geometry and Algebra II or higher mathematics)
      • Social Studies – 3 credits (U.S. Government, U.S. History, Geography, World History, Psychology all preferred)
      • Religion – 4 credits
      • Academic Electives – 2 credits (Foreign Language two years, extra courses from the categories above.
      • Strongly recommended but not required:
        Music Theory – 2 credits (College Music Theory, College Music Appreciation, band or choir)
        Computer application skills such as Access, Excel, or Power Point
        Piano or keyboard skills as well as choir participation 

 Pastor Program

The student who earns the credits listed below in high school will be well prepared for the Studies in Pastoral Ministry Program at Martin Luther College: 

      • English – 4 credits
      • Science – 3 credits (two lab sciences: Biology, Chemistry, and/or Physics, plus one other science)
      • Math – 3 credits (Algebra I, Algebra II, and Geometry, or higher mathematics)
      • Social Studies – 3 credits  (U.S. Government, U.S. History, Geography, World History, Psychology all preferred)
      • Religion – 4 credits
      • Foreign Language – two years of the same language (This can count for the 2 credits of Academic Electives)
      • Strongly recommended but not required:
      • Music Theory – 2 credits (College Music Theory, College Music Appreciation, band or choir)
      • Computer application skills such as Access, Excel, or Power Point

 

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