Program Overview

What You’ll Learn in the Missions Program

In our Missions program you’ll learn how to:

  • Share the Gospel with non-Christians in the context of a growing friendship
  • Explore how religion defines our way of life and sense of self
  • Study the interrelationship between faith and culture
  • Learn cross-generational and cross-cultural outreach methods
  • Explore the biblical foundations, theology, and practice of Christian missionary work
  • Examine other religions in terms of worship, beliefs, values, history, and relationship to Christianity

Career Choices

  • Mission work
  • Education

Areas of Emphasis

  • Cross-Cultural Experiences
  • Evangelism
  • Biblical Studies
  • Biblical Doctrine

Complementary Majors/Minors

  • Education
  • Business
  • Nursing
  • Lay ministry minor (gives you church work status)

High School Prep Courses

  • Languages (particularly Spanish)
  • anthropology
  • world geography
  • sociology
  • psychology
  • any cross-cultural experiences

Travel Opportunities

  • Mission trips available every year
  • Other study abroad opportunities are available through the Director of National & International Studies


Our well-rounded missions curriculum covers coursework in world religions, world missions, cross-cultural communication, geography, history, anthropology, and friendship evangelism.