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.

 

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)

 

Degree Requirements

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 Courses – 44 credits

  • ICS2015 – World Religions – 4 credits
  • ICS3206 – Intercultural Relationships – 2 credits
  • ICS3208 – Principles & Practices of Intercultural Studies – 2 credits
  • ICS4207 – Biblical Theology of Missions – 4 credits
  • MIN1005 – Introduction to Ministry – 2 credits
  • SPA2101 – Intermediate Spanish I – 4 credits
  • SPA2102 – Intermediate Spanish II – 4 credits
  • SPA3201 – Spanish Grammar – 4 credits
  • SPA3202 – Spanish Conversation and Composition (WCE, OCE)* – 4 credits

Choose one of the following:

  • ICS3215 – Contemporary Religious Movements – 2 credits
  • ICS3016 – Understanding Islam – 2 credits
  • ICS4835 – Seminar in Intercultural Studies – 2 credits

Select 8 credits from the following:

  • COM3107 – Intercultural Communication – 4 credits
  • ICS3015 – Race and Ethnicity in America – 4 credits
  • ICS3209 – Urban Intercultural Studies – 4 credits
  • ICS4205 – History and Contemporary Issues of Missions – 4 credits
  • MIN2216 – Teaching Methods in Ministry – 4 credits
  • MIN3216 – Leadership in Ministry – 4 credits

Choose one of the following:

  • ICS4995 – ICS / Spanish Internship – 2 or 4 credits
  • SPA3335 – Spanish through Service – 2 or 4 credits

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