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After the event, participants will receive instructions on how to download the ebook totally free.


Big Friday Tour Dates



Contact Information


Dr. Tiffany Boykin
Academic Dean

Office: 803-618-1328 ext 400
Schedule Video Conference

Big Friday SCM Virtual Tours

Big Friday Virtual Tours occur on designated Fridays throughout the year. Big Friday offers a comprehensive overview of the School of Community Ministry and will typically include a welcome from the dean, a faculty question and answer panel, and virtual tour led by faculty in specific departments, majors and programs. The online sessions begin promptly so you will want to join the online event at least 10 to 15 minutes in advance.



1:30 to 1:45 pm (EST / UTC -5) -- Welcome from the Dean

1:45 to 2:00 pm (EST / UTC -5)  -- General Overview of the School of Community Ministry

2:00 to 2:30 pm (EST / UTC -5)  -- Question and answer panel with faculty

2:30 to 2:45 pm (EST / UTC -5)  -- Short break

2:45 to 3:15 pm (EST / UTC -5)  -- Faculty tours of departments, academic levels or programs

3:15 to 3:30 pm (EST / UTC -5)  -- Study Beyond: practicums, internships, research, capstone

3:30 to 3:45 pm (EST / UTC -5)  -- Overview of the admissions process & financial aid

3:45 to 4:00 pm (EST / UTC -5)  -- Wrap up by the Dean


Who Should Attend?

Prospective students for each of the academic levels and programs taught in the School of Community Ministry:

  • Dual Enrollment Academy (rising juniors and seniors and their parents)
  • Associate Degree Programs (high school students and their parents entering college)
  • Bachelor Degree Completion Programs (rising college juniors interested in transferring and those with previous college credit who desire to complete their bachelor degree)
  • Master Degree Programs (college graduates interested in graduate programs)


What Program Areas Will Be Discussed?

  • Pastoral Care & Chaplaincy
    • Correctional Chaplaincy
    • Healthcare Chaplaincy
    • Military Chaplaincy
    • Disaster Relief Chaplaincy
    • Pastoral Care
  • Community Development
    • Community Transformation
    • Urban Development
  • Criminal Justice & Public Safety
    • Criminal Investigation & Behavioral Profiling
    • Corrections
    • Financial Fraud Investigation
    • Public Safety & Security
  • Medical & Health Services
    • Behavioral Healthcare
    • Community Health
    • Military Family Advocacy
    • Faith Community Nursing
    • Faith Medical Missions
    • Rehabilitation Counseling
  • Social Work & Ministry
    • Creative Arts Therapy
    • Faith Community Services
    • Gerontology
    • Social Work & Ministry
    • Youth & Family Studies



The School of Community Ministry Welcome Center at our Administration Center. After registering for the event, you will receive an email with instructions on how to log onto our Video Conference Room.



Register for Spring-Summer 2018 SCM Big Friday here:

You will receive a confirmation sent to the email provided on your registration within 24 hours. Please check spam folders if you have not received it.