The Master of Arts in Intercultural Studies is a multidisciplinary program focused on learning about other cultures and developing skills in negotiating across cultural boundaries, both within and outside the United States. Appropriate academic disciplines for this degree include anthropology, sociology, ethics and theology.
Program Level Outcomes
- Articulate an understanding of forces that contribute to contemporary sociocultural diversity and complexity using theological and social sciences resources.
- Demonstrate intercultural competency through the integration of interdisciplinary course materials with field learning experiences.
- Grow in awareness of self through a process of appreciating the diversity and authenticity of Christian witness around the world.
|Hrs||Course ID||Course Name|
|3||CD501||Vocation of Ministry (must be taken in initial 21 hours at ATS)|
|3||MS501||Missional Formation (must be taken in initial 21 hours at ATS)|
|3||NT(IBS)510/511||NT(IBS)510 Matthew -or- NT(IBS)511 Mark|
|3||MS655||Holistic Mission (JA terms)|
|3||TH501||Basic Christian Doctrine|
|3||MS730||Congregations and Social Change (FA semesters odd years)|
|3||MS708||World Religions and Mission|
|3||MS671||Anthropology for Mission Practice (FA semesters)|
|3||TH601||Theology of John Wesley|
|3||MM615||Mentored Ministry in World Mission and Evangelism|
|3||MS644||Mission of the Church in the World|
|3||MS702||Mission and Biblical Theology (SP semesters) [PRQ: MS501; BT501]|
|3||MS720||Capacity Building Leadership|
|1||MS701||Reflection Community in World Mission & Evangelism [PRQ: MM615]|