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Missions and Anthropology Curriculum

Missions and Anthropology curriculm

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The Major for the B.A. in Missions and Anthropology

Course Number Course Name Credit
ANTH 101 Cultural Anthropology 3
ANTH 201 People in Places 3
ANTH 251W The Discovery of Foreign Worlds 3
ANTH 320 Language and Culture 3
ANTH/MIS Elective May Include 3
MUS 250 Music in World Cultures or 3
PSY 324 Cross-Cultural Psychology 3
MIS 100 Introduction to Christian World Missions 3
MIS 220 Biblical Perspectives on Missions 3
MIS 310 Missionary Anthropology: Theory and Practice 3
MIS 420 Contemporary Issues in Missions and Anthropology 3
Choose one of the following: 3
BIB 265 Biblical Hermeneutics or a course on a book of the New Testament 3
Subotal Credit Hours:

Anthropology Concentration

Course Number Course Name Credit
ANTH 102 Introduction to Archeology 3
ANTH 103 Physical Anthropology 3
ANTH 301 Christians, Anthropology, and Economic Systems 3
ANTH 395 Field Experience in Anthropology 3
ANTH 401 Ideas in Anthropology 3
Subtotal Credit Hours: 15

Missions Concentration

Course Number Course Name Credit
ANTH 310 Comparative Religions 3
MIS 200 Expansion of the World Christian Movement 3
MIS 395 Field Experience in Missions 3
MIS 401 Ideas in Missiology 3
THEO 240/ HON 202 Theological Thinking 3
Subtotal Credit Hours: 15
Total Credit Hours: 45

Other Requirements:

  • Beyond the West requirement must be filled by INST 213-218.
  • Theology core requirement must be filled by THEO 210.

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