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BA, Intercultural Studies and Business

The double major programs at Spurgeon College are divided into three distinct sections. Students take classes in the General Education component, the Christian component, and then in the Professional component.

The Intercultural Studies major teaches students how to engage people from other lifestyles, worldviews, and cultures with the gospel of Jesus. The Business Major is beneficial in three specific areas. First, for students who will be in a church-plant, or work in a bi-vocational setting, it will help them develop a skill set to be self-employed. Second, for those serving in larger congregations, it will provide them the management and leadership skills to lead a major non-profit organization. And finally, with the newest missions work being designed to enable “Kingdom Professionals,” it will assist the missionary endeavor of the church to penetrate the unreached people groups especially in the Middle and Far East.

Utilize marketplace skills for the ultimate purpose of proclaiming the gospel by participating in Fusion; a residential discipleship program including international missions.

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Business Course Catalog

BN170 Introduction to Business and Finance
CM110 Basic Communication
GE101 English Composition I
GE102 English Composition II
GE135 Quantitative Reasoning
GE185 Introduction to Physical Science
HM300 Introduction to Philosophy
GE240 Survey of World Literature
HT411 World Religions
MS201 Global Missions
MS220 Foreign Language Studies I
MS221 Foreign Language Studies II
MS250 Intro to Cross-Cultural Studies
PY100 Introduction to Psychology
GS181 Integrative I, Leadership (1 hr)
GS182 Integrative II, Assessment (1 hr)
GS183 Integrative III, Capstone (1 hr)
GE111 Physical Education I (1 hr)
GE112 Physical Education II (1 hr)
GE220 First Aid (1 hr)

BS115 Old Testament Survey I
BS116 Old Testament Survey II
BS117 New Testament Survey I
BS118 New Testament Survey II
BS204 Introduction to Hermeneutics
HT104 The Church
HT350 Christian Doctrine I
HT351 Christian Doctrine II
HT415 Introduction to Ethics
MN201 Personal Evangelism & Discipleship

BN225 Macroeconomics
BN375 Poverty and Wealth
BN466 Not for Profit Leadership
HT113 Church History II
IC301 International Security & Risk Management
MN255 Interpersonal Counseling & Conflict Management
MS350 Missions Practicum
MS420 International Leadership

IC101 Personal Leadership Development (Fusion) (3)

BUSINESS major (15 HOURS) (9 hours are included in the base IS courses BN225, 375, 466)
BN201 Principles of Accounting I
BN202 Principles of Accounting II
BN214 Management of Information Systems
BN230 Introduction to Marketing
BN365 Business Law and Ethics

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