International and Community Development Minor


The International and Community Development minor will provide students with the background, knowledge, and understanding to effectively interact with Christian development practitioners to meet the physical (health, education, housing, etc.) and spiritual needs of individuals. In addition, students will be equipped to work with a diversity of development organizations and other non-governmental and governmental organizations to address contemporary development issues.

Curriculum Requirements

The minor is offered with the completion of 18 credits of specified Intercultural Studies and Anthropology courses and 3 specified credits in a Bible elective.

Program Courses
ANTH 200Cultural Anthropology3
ANTH 403Economic Anthropology3
INCS 345Introduction to Development3
INCS 347Micro Issues in Relief and Development 13
INCS 433Community Development Models and Strategies3
INCS 435Project Evaluation and Assessment 13
Students are required to complete 3 credits of specified Bible coursework through the completion of one of the following courses:3
Integration Seminar (taken as "Justice, Advocacy, and the Kingdom of God")
Theology of Mission
Theology of Mission
Total Credits21

With permission from the International and Community Development Minor Program Director, INCS 347 and/or INCS 435 may be substituted with one or more of the following courses: ANTH 342, ANTH 370, INCS 485