Preparation to live and work inter-culturally in both national and international settings.
Be equipped to serve in a variety of cultural contexts.
While the world is flattening and distances from one country to the next are shortening, cultures still vary and students must be able to traverse those cultures effectively in order to live, work, and serve those in need.
Be prepared to serve the Lord for his glory.
After completing this degree, students will be able to work in a variety of positions over the world in business, government service, relief and development organizations, and serve in traditional mission settings and churches
“ The Global Studies program at Boyce faithfully prepares students to share God's heart for the nations. Professors don't just teach from a textbook - they teach from real life experience, gained from years on the field. ”
|General Studies||33 Credits|
|EN 101||English Composition I||3|
|EN 102||English Composition II||3|
|HS 105||Ancient Near Eastern History||3|
|HU 421||Great Books Seminar I||3|
|HU 422||Great Books Seminar II||3|
|MA —||Math Elective||3|
|PH 103||Introduction to Philosophy||3|
|PH 108||Worldview Analysis||3|
|PH 311||Introduction to Ethics||3|
|PH 321||Religion in the Public Square||3|
|PS 101||Introduction to Psychology||3|
|Biblical and Theological Studies||36 Credits|
|BL 101||Old Testament Survey I||3|
|BL 102||Old Testament Survey II||3|
|BL 151||New Testament Survey I||3|
|BL 152||New Testament Survey II||3|
|BL —||Old or New Testament Elective||3|
|HS 201||Church History I||3|
|HS 202||Church History II||3|
|HS 305||Baptist History||3|
|TH 211||Christian Theology I||3|
|TH 212||Christian Theology II||3|
|TH 213||Christian Theology III||3|
|Ministry Studies||15 Credits|
|CN 101||Introduction to Biblical Counseling||3|
|MS 101||Introduction to Christian Missions||3|
|MS 105||Personal Evangelism||3|
|PR 205*||Preaching I||3|
|PR 206*||Preaching II||3|
|SP 105*||Introduction to Public Speaking||3|
|SP 106*||Advanced Public Speaking||3|
|Major Studies||30 Credits|
|BA 111||Business and Global Studies||3|
|GS 211||Intercultural Communication||3|
|GS 221||Issues in Globalization||3|
|GS 231||Transformational Development and Relief||3|
|GS 311||Intro to Christian Anthropology||3|
|GS 331||Issues in Urbanization||3|
|GS 411||Ethnography: People Group Research||3|
|GS 489||Capstone Field Project||3|
|TH 331||World Religions||3|
|—||Restricted Elective (Choose from one of the following courses:
MS 211, MS 317, GS 321, GS 366, GS 431, GS 437, or GS 434)
|General Electives||15 Credits|
|Total Degree Hours||129 Credits|
- Students will be able to demonstrate a knowledge of the Bible, interpret Scripture’s original meaning, and apply Scripture to contemporary situations.
- Students will be able to integrate systematic and historical theology into a larger biblical framework.
- Students will be able to understand the history and practice of Christian Missions in a North American and global context.
- Students will be able to apply classroom studies in Christian missions through participation in supervised ministry/church planting service or missions service.
Frequently Asked Questions
Graduates will be prepared for ministry particularly focused in a global setting. Students who have graduated from this program have gone on to serve the International Mission Board and North American Mission Board of the Southern Baptist Convention. In addition, this program has equipped students with the skills necessary to effectively serve in a variety of international contexts.
Dr. John Klaassen serves as our primary global studies professor and will work closely with students interested in this program.
You can meet Dr. Klaassen and the rest of our faculty here.
Students who start their application must complete their application and submit the following additional documents:
You can view more information about our admissions requirements here.