BA in Intercultural Ministries

Bachelor of Arts

The Intercultural Ministries program is designed for the student who desires to minister cross-culturally. It includes a heavy emphasis on knowledge of the Word of God, along with a variety of missions and sociology courses which will enable the graduate to communicate the Gospel to and within a different culture than his/her own.

Objectives

Upon completion of this program, the student should be able to:

  • Articulate a Wesleyan theology of missions as distilled from the Old and New Testaments.
  • Understand the uniqueness of Christianity among the religions of the world and its transforming influence within culture, society and individuals.
  • Understand the principles of cross-cultural communication and how these dynamics can affect cross-cultural ministry.
  • Experience a significant cross-cultural exchange and exhibit ability to adjust within a culture other than one's own.
  • Affirm/Confirm one's role in the task of world evangelism.

 

Required Courses

 

GENERAL EDUCATION - 42 Credits

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RELIGION - 38 Credits

In addition to the courses listed below, nine (9) hours of Bible Electives are required. These electives should be fulfilled using courses in Bible, such as individual book studies (GB300), Bible seminars (GB400), or courses with NT or OT prefixes.

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MAJOR - 31 Credits

Text: Other Foreign Language (Level I) - 3 hours
Text: Other Foreign Language (Level II) - 3 hours

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GENERAL ELECTIVES - 9 Credits

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