College Courses

 

Global Studies

GLST 200 Intercultural Communication (3)

This course is a study of the principles of social anthropology and cultural dynamics as they relate to establishing cultural contact. Within this setting, discussion focuses on developing effective strategies for understanding and communicating across cultural barriers.

Cross-listed: COMM 200 Intercultural Communication

GLST 301 Globalization (3)

An exploration of the phenomenon of globalization in terms of current realities of economic integration, geopolitical shift, and cultural transformation. The diverse theoretical interpretations of these global changes as well as their implications for Christian mission will be examined.

GLST 403 Specialized Study (offered on demand) (3)

This course is based on the interest and abilities of the student and faculty. Supervised study may be arranged in the classroom, small group, or in the form of individual research in an area of specialization in Global Studies.

GLST 412 Global Studies Internship (3)

The Global Studies Internship allows students to begin the process of integrating classroom learning with field experience under the supervision of qualified and experienced mentors.
Note: The BA in Global Studies degree requires the completion of a degree-specific internship, which needs to be approved in advance by the program coordinator.

Prerequisite(s): Internships are available to degree program students who have completed 60 credit hours or more.

GLST 413 Global Studies Internship (3)

The Global Studies Internship allows students to begin the process of integrating classroom learning with field experience under the supervision of qualified and experienced mentors.
Note: The BA in Global Studies degree requires the completion of a degree-specific internship, which needs to be approved in advance by the program coordinator.

Prerequisite(s): Internships are available to degree program students who have completed 60 credit hours or more.

GLST 418 Global Studies Seminar (3)

This course will provide students with an opportunity to engage with and contribute to the interdisciplinary task inherent to Global Studies. Students develop and present their own research, seeking to integrate insights from two or more of the following areas: the history of global Christianity, the social sciences, current reflection on the practice of cross-cultural Christian witness, biblical and theological studies, and/or personal participation in an extended cross-cultural experience.

Prerequisite(s): Completion of 60 credit hours of study