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The Continuing Education Certificate in Missions

The Continuing Education Certificate in Missions is a program of study designed to provide the college graduate or career-interruption student the opportunity for intensive study in Bible and a basic skills and knowledge in cross-cultural ministry.



Mr. Joel Hernandez



Program Outcomes

The student will:

  1. develop knowledge of the content of the Bible.
  2. develop an understanding of Christian theology.
  3. evidence qualities of spiritual growth.
  4. develop an understanding of basic elements of culture.
  5. develop awareness of his or her responsibility as a Christian in a multicultural world.

Certificate Requirements

  1. Complete a minimum of 30 credit hours.
  2. Maintain at least a 2.0 cumulative grade point average and receive a passing grade in all required courses.
  3. Complete the general graduation requirements listed in the Academic Life section of the catalog.
  4. Pay all applicable fees for this major as determined by the Business office and published in the annual statement of fees.

Continuing Education Certificate in Missions Requirements

  • Bible/Theology (15 credits)
    • Old Testament Survey 1 (BT 102)
    • Old Testament Survey 2 (BT 104)
    • New Testament Survey (BT 106)
    • Survey of Doctrine (BT 151)
    • Acts/Paul (BT 334)
  • Intercultural Studies (15 credits)
    • Missions and Evangelism 1 (ICS 104)
    • Missions and Evangelism 2 (ICS 214)
    • Comparative Religions (ICS/REL 308)
    • Cultural Anthropology (ICS/SOC 314)
    • ICS Elective: (3 credits total)
      • History of Missions (ICS 106)
      • Religions in America (ICS/REL 204)
      • Missionary Life and Work (ICS 212)
      • Judaism (ICS/REL 216)
      • Church Planting and Growth (ICS 310)
      • Cross-Cultural Communication (ICS/SOC 330)
      • Regional Studies Elective (ICS/SOC 341-347)
      • Intercultural Ministry Project (ICS 406-408)
      • Urban Ministries (ICS 461)

30 credit hours


Award: Continuing Education Certificate in Missions