Intercultural Studies

This program leads to a Bachelor of Science degree for students interested in vocations within a cross-cultural setting, whether vocational ministry or business as mission.  Students will be equipped to work in cross-cultural settings through studying Bible, culture, and ministry skills.


 Students who graduate with an Intercultural Studies degree will be able to:

  1. Interpret the English Bible using skills that include the examination of the Scriptures in their original languages while employing conservative hermeneutical principles.
  2. Articulate the principles and practices for accurately and effectively communicating the Scriptural themes in native and cross-cultural situations.
  3. Develop and implement a ministry strategy that is appropriate for cross-cultural evangelism, church planting, discipleship, and helps ministry.
  4. Demonstrate effective methods of evangelism in a variety of cultural contexts.
  5. Describe and biblically evaluate current and historical trends in cross-cultural ministry, including mission theory, financial support structures, and the role of sending churches and agencies.
  6. Describe and biblically evaluate the tenets of major religions.
  7. Demonstrate developmental progress in the five basic Student Goals as elaborated in the ABU catalog.

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