Intercultural Studies and Spanish Major

Bachelor of Arts

The Intercultural Studies and Spanish major is designed to prepare students to work with and minister to Hispanic people in a Spanish-speaking country or in the United States. The degree is granted upon completion of 125 credits, as specified in the catalog (40 credits must be in3000- or 4000-level courses).

  • Literature course in core curriculum must include SPA3325.
  • Social Science course in core curriculum must include ANT2045.

Required Courses44 cr
ICS2015World Religions4
ICS3206Intercultural Relationships2
ICS3208Principles & Practices of Intercultural Studies2
ICS4207Biblical Theology of Missions4
MIN1005Introduction to Ministry2
SPA2101Intermediate Spanish I4
SPA2102Intermediate Spanish II4
SPA3201Spanish Grammar4
SPA3202Spanish Conversation and Composition (WCE, OCE)4
Choose one of the following:
ICS3215Contemporary Religious Movements2
ICS3016Understanding Islam2
ICS4835Seminar in Intercultural Studies2
Select 8 credits from the following:
COM3107Intercultural Communication4
ICS3015Race and Ethnicity in America4
ICS3209Urban Intercultural Studies4
ICS4205History and Contemporary Issues of Missions4
MIN2216Teaching Methods in Ministry4
MIN3216Leadership in Ministry4
Choose one of the following:
ICS4995ICS / Spanish Internship2 or 4
SPA3335Spanish through Service2 or 4

WCE = Written Communication Emphasis; OCE = Oral Communication Emphasis. See the catalog for explanation and prerequisites.

What can I do with this major?

  • Church Planting
  • Community Organizing
  • Cross-cultural Work
  • English Teacher (overseas)
  • Government/International language development
  • Intercultural/Multi-ethnic Program Coordinator
  • Language Translation
  • Missions
  • Spanish Teacher (overseas)