Mar 21, 2018  
2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog 
2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Intercultural Studies Major (BS)

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Degree: Bachelor of Science

Majors: Biblical Studies, Intercultural Studies, also available as a minor

Major Mission: The Intercultural Studies major equips servant leaders to be effective cross-cultural communicators, compassionate examples, and committed disciple-makers of Jesus Christ.

Major Outcomes - Students will:

  1. Display godly character within the pursuit of becoming a servant leader.
  2. Cultivate areas of individual gifting and abilities connected to relationships and cross-cultural ministry.
  3. Practice the interpersonal skills necessary for effective cross-cultural ministry.
  4. Communicate biblical truth in cross-cultural settings with creativity, accuracy, relevance, and sensitivity.
  5. Develop multidirectional mentoring relationships to create a model for the lifelong disciple making process.
  6. Articulate a personal philosophy of cross-cultural ministry that addresses biblical, theoretical, practical, global, and cultural concerns.

Major Effectiveness: Click here to see data supporting the effectiveness of this program.


*The ICS electives would be chosen from one of the following courses:

ICS 240  - Wayumi (off campus)

ICS 301  - Second Language Acquisition

ICS 322  - Principles of Church Planting

ICS 335  - Practical Survival Skill

ICS 340  - World Religions

ICS 410  - Readings in Missions

ICS 424  - Urban Church Ministry

ICS 425  - Area Studies

Intercultural Studies Major Curriculum

Freshman Year

Sophomore Year

Junior Year

Senior Year


PDF of Course Sequence Sheet  



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