Christian Ministries: Intercultural Ministries

The Intercultural Ministries major 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.


Upon completion of the Intercultural Ministries Major the student should:

  • 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.

Math, Science or Computer Elective- 2 Hours

Mathematics Elective- 3 Hours

Science Elective- 4 Hours

Literature Elective- 3 Hours

Degree Title: Bachelor of Arts
Available Formats: Traditional Undergraduate
Program Core Credit Hours: 124 semester credit hours
Additional Academic Requirements: 

General Education Core = 54 hours
Religion Core = 32 hours

An additional 10 hrs of Professional Electives are required.

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