Missions Minor

Mission

Students taking this minor will be equipped to reflect on the historical, theological, cultural, and strategic realities that impact effective cross-cultural witness and service. As agents to effect the completion of the Great Commission these students will be prepared to exegete text (the Word of God), and context (culture), avoiding the mistakes of the past (history) while using the most effective means possible to advance the gospel (strategy).

Minor Requirements

A Missions minor is offered with the completion of 18 credits, 12 of which must be upper-division.

Core Requirements
ANTH 200General Cultural Anthropology3
INCS 233Foundations of Global Studies3
INCS 444History of the Expansion of Christianity3
Select one of the following:3
Principles of Church Multiplication
Church Planting Models and Strategies
Urban Church Planting Models: L.A. Excursion
Frontier Missiology
Principles of Evangelism and Church Growth
Elective Requirements
Select 6 credits of Intercultural Studies courses from the following: 16
Introduction to Islam and Islamic Theology
Peoples of the World
Principles of Church Multiplication
Church Planting Models and Strategies
Urban Church Planting Models: L.A. Excursion
World Christianity
Short-Term Mission Leadership
Frontier Missiology
Approaches to the Islamic World
Topics in Islamic Studies
Principles of Evangelism and Church Growth
World Religions
Urban Research
Village and Tribal Cultures
Women in Cross-Cultural Ministry
Seminar in Intercultural Studies: Selected Topics and Issues in Missions
Directed Research
Practical Mission Training
All students completing a minor are required to take the following as a Bible or Intercultural Studies elective:
Theology of Mission
Theology of Mission
Total Credits18
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Beyond what may have already been taken to fulfill one of the requirements above.