Continuing Education Certificate in Missions

The Continuing Education Certificate in Missions is a program of study designed to provide the college graduate or careerinterruption student the opportunity for intensive study in Bible and a basic skills and knowledge in cross-cultural ministry.

Program Director: Joel A. Hernandez

Program Outcomes

The student will:

  1. Develop basic knowledge of biblical content and Christian Theology.
  2. Develop a commitment to growth in Christian character and lifestyle.
  3. Develop a foundational understanding of cross-cultural adjustment.
  4. Develop a foundational understanding of cross-cultural communication. 
Certificate Requirements:
  1. Complete a minimum of 30 credit hours.
  2. Maintain at least a 2.0 cumulative grade point average and receive a passing grade in all required courses.
  3. Complete the general graduation requirements listed in the Academic Life section of the catalog.
  4. Pay all applicable fees for this major as determined by the Business office and published in the annual statement of fees.
Continuing Education Certificate in Missions Requirements:
  • Bible/Theology (12 credits)
    • Old Testament Survey 1 (BT 102)
    • Old Testament Survey 2 (BT 104)
    • New Testament Survey (BT 106)
    • Survey of Doctrine (BT 151)
    • Chapel (CCS 110)
    • Servant Leader Training (CCS 120)
  • Intercultural Studies (18 credits)
    • Missions and Evangelism 1 (ICS 104)
    • Missions and Evangelism 2 (ICS 214)
    • World Religions (ICS 308)
    • Cultural Anthropology (ICS 314)
    • ICS Elective: (6 credits total)
      • History of Missions (ICS 106)
      • Religions in America (ICS/REL 204)
      • Cross-Cultural Adjustment (ICS 212)
      • Church Planting and Growth (ICS 310)
      • Cross-Cultural Communication (ICS/SOC 330)
      • Context Studies Elective (ICS/SOC 341-347)
      • Urban Ministries (ICS 361)
      • Intercultural Ministry Project (ICS 406-408)
      • Cross-Cultural Leadership (ICS 441)

30 credit hours
Award: Continuing Education Certificate in Missions

Educating and equipping learners to impact the world for Christ.

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