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Intercultural Studies Requirements

B.A. in Bible and Theology with an Intercultural Studies Minor

This is a four-year, 128-hour program designed to prepare students for Christian service in a variety of community contexts, both foreign and local. The program allows students to either pursue a more traditional missions curriculum in preparation for overseas ministry or coursework that would lead to participation in local ministries.

Biblical Studies Core of 36 semester credit hours:

BIB1330 Bible Overview – 3 hours
• BIB1332 Hermeneutics – 3 hours
BIB2131 Narrative Art in the Gospels – 3 hours
BIB3132 Pentateuch – 3 hours
BIB3232 Bible Introduction – 3 hours
BIB3230 Romans – 3 hours
THEO1331 Foundations of Bib Doctrine – 3 hours
THEO2130 Theology 1 – 3 hours
• THEO2230 Theology 2 – 3 hours
THEO3130 Theology 3 – 3 hours
• THEO3230 Theology 4 – 3 hours
ICS1331 Evangelism – 3 hours

Arts and Sciences Core of 36 semester credit hours:

CIS1330 Introduction to Computers – 3 hours
ENG1330 English Composition 1 – 3 hours
• ENG1331 English Composition 2 – 3 hours
HIST2130 Western Civilization – 3 hours
• Math Requirement – 3 hours
MTH2131 College Algebra or
MTH2231 Geometry
• Philosophy Requirement – 3 hours
PHIL3131 Intro to Philosophy or
PHIL3531 History of Philosophy 1 or
PHIL3532 History of Philosophy 2
PSY2132 General Psychology – 3 hours
SPCH1331 Oral Communication – 3 hours
• Health and Physical Education Elective – 1 hour
FORM1230 Christians Traditions – 3 hours
• FORM3220 Faith and Learning – 2 hours
• Literature Elective (non-composition) – 3 hours
• Science Elective – 3 hours

Program Courses:

PASM2230 Homiletics 1 – 3 hours
PHIL2530 Worldviews – 3 hours
ICS1131 Cultural Anthropology – 3 hours
• ICS1330 Introduction to Missiology – 3 hours
ICS1530 Intercultural Communication – 3 hours
ICS2330 Theology of Missions – 3 hours
• ICS2331 Ethnographic Research – 3 hours
ICS2431 Race, Culture, and the Church – 3 hours
ICS4531 Intercultural Studies Seminar – 3 hours
• Intercultural Experience – 3 hours
ICS4630 Missions Practicum or
ICS4631 Mission Internship
• ICS (or approved) Electives – 12 hours
• Biblical Studies Electives – 9 hours
• Open Electives – 5 hours

Total Semester Credit Hours – 128

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