Intercultural Studies Programs of Study

Program Description

The degrees offered in Divinity are awarded to students completing 64 credit hours for Associate of Arts; an additional 64 credit hours for Bachelor of Arts; 48 Credit hours for Master and 68 Credit Hours for Doctorate. This program is designed to combine the core classes’ electives, and special topics with the general requirement for completion of each degree study.

program objectives

The objectives of these programs are basic to the institution’s general purpose and philosophy, and are in keeping with the objectives of the particular concentration. Specifically, these programs of study enable students to:
1. Demonstrate a general knowledge of the Bible, including a comprehensive understanding of the major books on Human Services
2. Develop an understanding of the underlying principles of Biblical
interpretation;
3. Apply correct biblical principles in decision making and personal Christian
growth;
4. Make effective use of the Bible in a particular ministry of general Christian
service;
5. Develop a understanding of the historical application Human Services of
religion in America and elsewhere;
6. Develop a working knowledge of various manuscripts and translation of
the Bible;
7. Achieve skills in research methodology and preparation of major research
projects.

Prior Knowledge/prerequisites

The prerequisite for enrollment in the Associate in Intercultural studies is a GED or High School Diploma. For enrollment in the Bachelor in Intercultural studies is in earned Associate in Intercultural studies. For enrollment in the Master in Intercultural studies is an earned degree in Bachelor in Intercultural studies. For enrollment in the Doctor in Intercultural studies is an earned degree in Master in Intercultural studies. These prerequisites should include a minimum of 19 credit hours in Bible.