EXPLORE THE MISSIONAL COLLEGE

MISSIONAL COLLEGE CORE 
The Missional College prepares men and women to serve as missional leaders who are trained to engage diverse peoples and places through varied approaches. 

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CORE COURSES:
  • Principles & Practices of Missional Engagement
  • Worldview Evangelization
  • Mission-shaped Spirituality & Soul Care
  • Methods in Studying Cultural Contexts
MISSIOLOGY FOUNDATIONS 
Missiology StudiesThe Missiology Studies concentration introduces men and women to basic missionary concepts, strategies and tasks that prepare them for missionary service in intercultural contexts.
SAMPLE COURSES:
  • Principles of Missional Engagement
  • Perspectives on the World Christian Movement
  • Culture & Language Acquisition Skills
  • Intercultural Living & Ministry
  • Strategies for Missionary Work

 

MISSIONAL EVANGELISM 
The Missional Evangelism concentration prepares men and women to join the mission of God by developing evangelistic relationships within diverse cultural contexts.

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SAMPLE COURSES:
  • Worldview Evangelization 
  • Missional Evangelism
  • Theology of Hospitality & Presence
  • Social Networks & Faith Transmission
  • Sociology & Anthropology for Christian Witness
  • Communication Theory for Christian Witness
SHARING YOUR FAITH COURSES:
  • Sharing Your Faith through Social Media
  • Sharing Your Faith with Postmodern Friends
  • Sharing Your Faith with Muslim Friends
  • Sharing Your Faith with Buddhist Friends
  • Sharing Your Faith with Hindu Friends
  • Sharing Your Faith with Jewish Friends
ANTHROPOLOGY & ETHNIC STUDIES 
 
 
APPLIED GIS STUDIES 
Applied GIS StudiesThe Applied GIS Studies concentration prepares men and women to join the mission of God by acquiring, managing, analyzing, visualizing, and representing geospatial data, or information related to geographical locations that enhance missional strategy and implementation.
SAMPLE COURSES:
  • Introduction to GIS Software
  • Spatial Analysis with GIS
  • Cultural Geography
  • Geodemography & Population Studies
  • Geography of Religion
  • Health & Medical Geography
  • Geography of Indigenous Peoples
  • Urban Geography
  • GIS for Mission & Ministry Specialists
  • Research in Missional Geography

 

CULTURAL GEOGRAPHY STUDIES 
cultural geography studiesThe Cultural Geography Studies concentration prepares men and women to join the mission of God by studying cultural products and norms and their variations in relation to specific geographical places and becoming prepared to minister within those cultures.
SAMPLE COURSES:
  • Cultural Geography
  • Introduction to Diaspora Studies
  • Introduction to GIS Software
  • African Diaspora, Worldviews & Culture
  • Asian Diaspora, Worldviews & Culture
  • Latino Diaspora, Worldviews & Culture
  • European Diaspora, Worldviews & Culture
  • Middle East Diaspora, Worldviews & Culture
  • North American Regional Cultures
  • Community Cultures in First World Contexts

 

DIASPORA MISSION STUDIES 
worshipleader2.jpgThe Diaspora Missions Studies concentration prepares men and women to join the mission of God by reaching immigrants, refugees and internationals.
SAMPLE COURSES:
  • Theology of the Diaspora
  • Introduction to Diaspora Studies
  • Launching & Leading Ministry Among Internationals
  • Legal Issues in Immigration Services
  • Multicultural Perspectives in Social Ministry

 

TEACHING ENGLISH (TESOL) 
worshipleader2.jpgThe Teaching English (TESOL) Studies concentration prepares men and women to join the mission of God by reaching immigrants through teaching English as a second language.
SAMPLE COURSES:
  • Introduction to TESOL & Linguistics
  • TESOL 1: Listening, Speaking and Reading
  • TESOL 2: English Structure & Writing
  • TESOL Program Administration

 

IMMIGRATION LEGAL SERVICES 
worshipleader2.jpgThe Immigration Legal Services concentration prepares men and women to join the mission of God by aiding immigrants in processing their legal immigration documents.
SAMPLE COURSES:
  • Introduction to Diaspora Studies
  • Legal Issues in Immigration Services
  • Developing an Immigration Legal Services Ministry
  • Volunteer Management in Missional Organizations

 

MISSIONAL INTERPRETING 
worshipleader2.jpgThe Missional Interpreting concentration prepares men and women to join the mission of God by translating in medical & legal situations for immigrants & internationals.
SAMPLE COURSES:
  • Life & Work of the Missional Interpreter
  • Basic Skills of the Interpreting Professional
  • Medical Terminology for Health Services
  • Practice in Medical Interpreting
  • Legal Terminology for Legal Services
  • Practice in Legal Interpreting