Master of Arts in Intercultural Studies - Islamic Concentration

The  Master of Arts in Intercultural Studies-Islamic Studies Concentration is a 48-credit graduate degree designed to enable individuals in the Asia Pacific region to develop a balanced missions philosophy for effective cross-cultural missionary service, and leadership. They also provide a foundation for pursuing graduate studies beyond the Masters level.

Admission Requirements

Course Description

Theological StudiesCredits
BIB 528 Hermeneutics3
THE 580 Perspectives in Pentecostalism3
THE 567 Biblical Theology of Missions3
Mission StudiesCredits
MIS 520 Applied Missionary Cultural Anthropology3
MIS 568 History of Missions3
MIS 580 Cross-Cultural Communication3
MIS 510 Perspective in World Missions (Optional)3
One Mission Course3
Islamic StudiesCredits
MIS 559 Islam and the Gospel3
MIS 551 Approaches to Muslims3
MIS 552 Christian Ministry in Muslim Context3
MIS 553 Muslim-Christian Theological Issues3
Research/ElectivesCredits
RES 536 Research Methods I3
RES 537 Reseach Method II - Statistics or RES 538 Research Methods II - Non-Statistics3
RES 601 Thesis/Project or MIS 639 Practicum in Missions6
One Islamic course3
One general elective3