Continuing Education Certificate in Missions

Bible & Ministry Department


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

Continuing Education Certificate
Time to Complete
1 Year
Program Director
Joel Hernandez
Program Learning Outcomes

The student will:

  1. Evidence a basic knowledge of biblical content and Christian Theology.
  2. Evidence a commitment to growth in Christian character and lifestyle.
  3. Develop a foundational understanding of cross-cultural adjustment.
  4. Develop a foundational understanding of cross-cultural communication.
Program 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 program as determined by the Business office and published in the annual statement of fees.
  5. Meet course requirements in the following areas:
Bible/Theology (12 credits)
  • Old Testament Survey 1 (BT 102)
  • Old Testament Survey 2 (BT 104)
  • New Testament Survey (BT 106)
  • Survey of Doctrine (BT 151)
  • Servant Leader Training (CCS 120) 2 units
  • Chapel (CCS 110)
Intercultural Studies (18 credits)
  • Missions and Evangelism (ICS 104)
  • Biblical Foundation of Mission (ICS 208)
  • World Religions (ICS 308)
  • Cultural Anthropology (ICS 314)
  • ICS Electives: (6 credits total)
    • History of Missions (ICS 106)
    • Religions in America (ICS/REL 204)
    • Cross-Cultural Adjustment (ICS 212)
    • Church Planting and Growth (ICS 310)
    • Cross-Cultural Communication (ICS/COM 330)
    • Context Studies Elective (ICS/SOC 341-347)
    • Urban Ministries (ICS 361)
    • Intercultural Ministry Project (ICS 406-408)
    • Cross-Cultural Leadership (ICS 441)