The Youth Ministry program will challenge you to think deeply and critically about Biblical and theological questions of faith, tradition, reason and religious identity and their application and appropriation in youth ministry settings.
You will be prepared for full-time employment in youth ministry settings and for the seminary or graduate programs in religion.
Engaged learning opportunities throughout your course work and an onsite semester long internship.
Work with faculty who maintain high standards of excellence, immerse you in the historical critical approach to the Bible, and challenge you to think critically about your faith and religious tradition.
The Warren W. Willis Lecture in Religion and The Biblical Symposium— bring outstanding scholars and thinkers to campus.
Take advantage of study-abroad experiences in places like Turkey, Greece, and Italy.
There is always something interesting happening at Florida Southern.
In RYM 3310 Leadership & Administration for Youth Ministry, you’ll examine youth leadership process in the life of the church. This course looks into group dynamics, planning procedures and practices, recruitment and training of volunteers, the use of curriculum resources, and structure and planning for youth ministry.
The program culminates in a semester-long supervised internship in a youth ministry setting.
Florida Southern College’s Religion program boasts a 100% placement rate in graduate programs.
Our majors are eligible for induction into Theta Alpha Kappa, the national honor society for religious studies and theology.
Professor of Religion