2019-2020 Academic Catalog 
    Dec 06, 2021  
2019-2020 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Intercultural Studies, BS

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The Intercultural Studies (ICS) major prepares students to effectively serve in international and cross-cultural ministry, marketplace, or mission opportunities.


The ICS major equips students to:

  • Articulate the meaning of the mission of God from Scripture and evaluate it from history.
  • Cultivate strategies for intercultural mission.
  • Demonstrate skill in understanding cultures and ministering across cultures.

Completion Requirements

  • See Undergraduate Core  for graduation requirements.
  • Complete an approved short-term (minimum of six weeks) cross-cultural internship.

Course of Study (120)

Degree Core (54)

Choose one of the following Mathematics courses

Choose one of the following Culture and Arts courses

Leadership Development and Spiritual Formation (6)

Designated Electives (15)

Choose five courses from ICS courses, LNG courses, BIB 3820 - Bible for Teachers , BUS 3800 - International Business Practices , or ENG 3530 - Literature and Intercultural Studies .

Open Electives (18)

Students are encouraged to use this block of courses to pursue a minor.

Suggested Program of Study

Year 1 - Spring

Year 3 - Fall

Year 3 - Spring

Year 4 - Fall

Year 4 - Spring

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