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Ministry: Intercultural Studies (Missions)

Ministry: Intercultural Studies (Missions)

 

The Missions/Intercultural Studies program uses an interdisciplinary approach. Students get the best courses from several different departments. They receive training on cultural sensitivity and understanding, cross-cultural adaptation and language learning, as well as intercultural communication theory and experience.

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Major
Minor

Major in Intercultural Studies (45-46)

Specific Requirements (20)
AN303 Cultural Anthropology (3)
HU101LA Foreign Language Acquisition (6)
IS413 Geo-Cultural Research (3)
IS482 Senior Thesis: Contextualization (2)
PS383 Counseling I (3)
TH333 Christian Ethics (3)

Recommended electives:
IS362 Reading in Missiology (2)
IS423 Cross-Cultural Field Work (1-3)

Core Ministry Requirements (25-26)
CM102 Introduction to Ministry (1)
CM201 Observation and Learning (1)
CM301 Junior Practicum (1)
CM401 Senior Practicum (1)
One Philosophy of Ministry Course (2-3)
CM222 Women in Ministry (2)
CM303 Philosophy of Student & Family Ministries (3)
CM404 Dynamics of Church Development (3)
CM452/462 Homiletics I/II 
or
CM312/322 Women’s Message Preparation I/II (4)
CM412 Senior Ministry Seminar (2)
CO403 Intercultural Communication (3)
CM101CC Cross-cultural Connections (1)
TH303 Religious Movements (3)
TH403 Apologetics (3)
TH463 Biblical Spiritual Formation (3)
*See program advisor for specific internship requirements.
**Intercultural Studies internships must be cross-cultural.

Total Degree Requirements for this Major (128)
*Open electives are completed to meet the total hours required.

Minor in Intercultural Studies (19)

Minors must be taken in conjunction with a major to satisfy requirements for a bachelor’s degree.

AN303 Cultural Anthropology (3)
CO352 Language/Culture Acquisition (2)
CO403 Intercultural Communication (3)
IS362 Readings in Missiology (2)
IS413 Geo-Cultural Research (3)
TH303 Religious Movements (3)
TH403 Apologetics (3)

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Overview

Majors
A.A. Biblical Studies
Bible Translation
Biblical Studies*
Education: Bible Education
Intercultural Studies (Missions)
Pastoral Ministries
Women's Ministries
Student & Family Ministries

Minors
Intercultural Studies (Missions)
Women's Ministries
Student & Family Ministries

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*All Corban students who complete the general education requirement in Biblical Studies with grades C- or better receive a minor in Biblical Studies. Students who receive less than C- grades in this requirement can choose to retake the class for a higher grade, or forfeit receiving the minor.