Cross-Cultural Missions Program

Associate of Arts (AA) – 2 Year Degree

Bachelor of Arts (BA) – 4 Year Degree

The student upon completion of the requirements of this program will:

1. Demonstrate a familiarity with Biblical genre, interpretation, and application from both Testaments along with the ability to articulate the doctrines of God, Man, and Salvation, particularly from a Wesleyan-Arminian viewpoint.

2. Articulate a knowledge of and appreciation for the foundations of Christian world missions.

3. Distinguish the characteristics of the religion(s) of the indigenous host social group in order to grasp the import of the local value system, effect a minimum of culture clash, and facilitate evangelism. Practice will be obtained by means of ethnography internship, visitation, and personal witnessing.

4. Formulate a plan to meet the spiritual needs of minorities in America.

5. Evidence a familiarity with various kinds of missionary service and accompanying challenges, methods, and problems in light of Scripture and up-to-date strategies; learn language skills; and develop a sound attitude toward the missionary ministry and all persons to and with whom one ministers.

6. Develop analytical and research skills necessary for successful, life-long learning.

7. The remaining outcomes are determined by the concentrations chosen.

Bachelor of Arts

Classes in Program

128 Total Credit Hours

BIB 111 Old Testament Literature

BIB 112 New Testament Literature

BIB 142 Pentateuch

BIB 152 Acts

BIB 282 Gospels

BIB 274 Prophetic Literature

BTH 121 Doctrine and Practice of Prayer

BTH 215 Christian Beliefs

BTH 236 Doctrine of Holiness

BTH 452 Apologetics

Bible/Theology Electives (9hrs)

ENG 121 English Composition I

ENG 122 English Composition II

MAT ___ Math Elective (Choose from MAT 123, 133) 

MUS 211 Introduction to Music

LIT ___Literature Elective (Choose from LIT 232, 246, 258) 

PHL 252 Introduction to Philosophy

HIS ___History Elective (Choose from HIS 211, 212, 222, 224, 322) (6hrs) 

PSY 111 General Psychology

SCI 261 Physical Science I with Lab

SCI 263 Physical Science II

PHL 482 Faith and Contemporary Issues

SPH 262 Public Speaking

DEV 092 Applied Information Literacy

MIS 111 History of World Missions

MIS 221 Contemporary Urban Ministry

MIS 234 Challenges/Practices of Missionary Life

MIS 244 World Religions

MIS 332 Principles of Missions

MIS 365 Theology in Cross-Cultural Evangelism*

MIS 371 Intro. to Language Learning

MIS 424 History of Minorities in America

MIS 454 Cultural Diversity

MIS 490 Missionary Internship

MUS 265 Music Ministry in the Church

PTH 242 Principles of Interpersonal Evangelism**

PTH 244 Church Planting and Discipleship

HIS 372 History of WM Church

*Ministerial Concentration take PTH 436 and PTH 455 

**Teaching Foundations Concentration and Children’s .Ministry Concentration take CHM 134

Choose 1 (Ministerial, Teaching Foundations, Music or Children’s Ministry)

Ministerial Concentration

HIS 431 Early Church History

HIS 432 Modern Church History

PTH 223 Introduction to Homiletics

PTH 321 Expository Preaching

PTH 334 Church Administration

PTH 335 Pastoral Counseling

Teaching Foundations Concentration 

EDE ___ Choose one methods course (3hrs)

EDF 210 History and Philosophy of Education

EDF 226 Educational Psychology

EDF 236 Methods of Teaching

EDF 352 Education Administration

PSY 234 Dev. Psychology: Child and Adolescent

Music Concentration

MUS 221 Music Theory and Musicianship Skills I

MUS 222 Music Theory and Musicianship Skills II

MUS 231 Music History I

MUS 232 Music History II

MUS _37, _38 Choir (4 Semesters)

MUS ___ Applied Music Electives (4 Semesters) 

MUS 323 Principles of Conducting

MUS 264 Hymnology

MUS _85, _86 Recital/Organization Attendance (2 Sem)

Children’s Ministry Concentration 

EDE 322 Fine Arts Methods

EDE 361 Children’s Literature

EDF 226 Educational Psychology

EDF 236 Methods of Teaching

ENG 332 Creative Writing

PSY 234 Child and Adolescent Development Psychology

 

Associate of Arts

Classes in Program

69 Total Credit Hours

BIB 111 Old Testament Literature

BIB 112 New Testament Literature

BIB 142 Pentateuch

BTH 215 Christian Beliefs

BTH 236 Doctrine of Holiness

ENG 121 English Composition I

ENG 122 English Composition II

MAT ___ Math Elective (Choose from MAT 123, 133) 

MUS 211 Introduction to Music

LIT ___Literature Elective (Choose from LIT 232, 246, 258) 

PHL 252 Introduction to Philosophy

HIS ___History Elective (Choose from HIS 211, 212, 222, 224, 322) (6hrs) 

PSY 111 General Psychology

SCI 261 Physical Science I with Lab

SCI 263 Physical Science II

SPH 262 Public Speaking

DEV 092 Applied Information Literacy

MIS 111 History of World Missions

MIS 234 Challenges/Practices of Missionary Life

MIS 244 World Religions

MIS 332 Principles of Missions

MIS 365 Theology of Cross-Cultural Evangelism

MIS 454 Cultural Diversity

PTH 244 Church Planting

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