A Christian College of the Liberal Arts & Sciences

Intercultural Studies Major with International Development Concentration

BA (22-30 hrs in the major and 19-22 hrs in the concentration)

The International Development concentration equips students with the critical-analytical skills and contextual knowledge needed to understand and address practical problems of sustainable development anywhere in the world. The concentration is grounded in a Christian worldview and therefore pursues ideas and approaches to development that hold the promise of holistic transformation within communities and institutions, and seeks to correct the injustices associated with poverty, oppression, and inequality.

Major Requirements Credits
INCL 201 Introduction to Global Issues 4
INCL 243 Cultural Anthropology 4
INCL 310 Intercultural Competencies 4
INCL 311 Intercultural Experience 0-4
Conversation-level Language 0-4
INCL 346 Governance and Development or POLS 345 Community Organization and Development or ANTH 315 Human Ecology 4
INCL 350 Culture Change or LING 312 Sociolinguistics or INCL 442 Globalization & Islamization 4
INCL 482 Senior Capstone: Intercultural Seminar 2
Major Total 22-30
International Development Concentration Credits
INCL 338 Issues in Development
4
INCL 347 Development Communication and Grant Writing 4
POLS 212 Social Science Research Methods 4
POLS 345 Community Organization and Development 4
One optional course from the following courses:Credits
ECON 201 Introduction to Economics and ECON 210 Principles of Microeconomics andECON 211 Principles of Macroeconomics 2, 2, 2

INCL 345 Peacebuilding: Genocide and Religious Diversity (Go ED) 3
INCL 348 Foundations of Health Development 4
INCL 442 Globalization and Islamization 4
Concentration Total 19-22

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