2020-2021 Academic Catalog 
    May 21, 2022  
2020-2021 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)

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 2 - Fall

Year 3 - Fall

Year 3 - Spring

Year 4 - Fall

Year 4 - Spring

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