SHM 752 Acts: Biblical and Missiological (3)

Seminars .. SEM 590 Seminar in Practical Mission Training (1-9) (does not apply to a degree program) SPR 690 Practicum (1-6) SEM 760 Seminar in Church Planting/Evangelism (3) SIS 793-794 Independent Study (1-4, 1-4) In-depth investigation of a topic under the guidance of the faculty, using standard research procedures. Topic selection and course enrollment byadvisor'sapproval. STH 796 Thesis (0) Prescribed for Master of Arts in Missions. SEM 81 0 Seminar in Anthropology (3) SEM 815 Seminar in lntercultural Communication (3) SEM 820 Seminar in Linguistics (3) SEM 825 Seminar in Crosscultural Education (3) SEM 830 Seminar in Sociolinguistics (3) SEM 840 Seminar in Ethnotheology (3) SEM 850 Seminar in Theology of Mission (3) SEM 855 Seminar in History of Missions (3) SEM 865 Seminar in Mission Strategy (1-3) Selected topics and issues in missions: Women in Islam. Th e theoretical and practical concerns of Arab women. Women in Missions. The theoretical and pract ical concerns of women today in the world of missions. Short Tenn Missions Prepara,ion. Orien­ tation for shon te1m missions program. SEM 870 Seminar in Bible Translation (3) SDS 880 D.Miss. Dissertation (1-8) Normally a student must take a mini­ mum of two units for up to a maximum of 4 semesters to be considered full -time. SDS 882 D.Miss. Continuous Enrollment (0) Astudent is considered less than half­ time status while taking this class. Fee: $100. SDS 890 Ed .D. Dissertation Field Research (1-6) Normally a student must take a mini­ mum of 3 units per semester to be considered full time. Astudent is con­ sidered full-time for four semesters while taking this dissertation class. SDS 892 Ed.D. Continuous Enrollment (0) Astudent is considered less than half­ time status while taking this class. Fee: $100. SEM 895 D.Miss. Resean:h Seminar (1-3) SEM 896 Ed.D. Research Seminar (1 -3) **These seminars consist of supervised research, in the respective fields, into some problem ofspecial interest.

social , political , economic and reli­ gious aspects of society. SST 563 Sex Roles in Society (3) The dynamics of male and female roles in Western , non-Western and biblical cultures. Focus on responsi­ bilities , obligations , expectations, leaderships and inter-relationships as they relate to the society as a whole. SST 565 Personal Leadership Formation (3) Astudy of the principles and patterns used by God as He raises up leaders for His work. This study will include a dis­ cussion of the vital place of spiritual for­ mation in leadership development. SST 570 Introduction to Bible Translation (2-3) An introduction to the principles and problems of intercultural communica­ tion with special emphasis on translating the Bible into indigenous languages. SST 571 Technology and Missions Topics (3) SST 575 Multicultural Education (3) Experiential approach to crosscultural differences in the classroom as they affect teaching and learning. Focus of attention is primarily the United States. SST 661 Principles of Chun:h Growth (3) A basic understanding of church growth concepts as related both to the local congregations and to the task of worldwide evangelization , with due emphasis on the Church Growth school of thought. SST 662 Mission in Political Context (3) Consideration of modern political ide­ ologies and movements as they affect the church and its mission in selected national contexts. SST 667 Technology in Community Development (3) Examines the worldwide economic pressures of population growth and food shortages, and focuses on appro­ priate development projects for Chris­ tian holistic ministry. SST 676 lntercultural Clinical Practicum (3-6) Supervised crosscultural clinical health care experience. Prerequisites: SCL 520, 622, 675 (may be taken con­ currently). RN licensure or consent of instructor. SST 680 The Local Church and World Missions (3) Designed to integrate principles of crosscultural communication and the­ ology and strategy of missions within a total conceptual framework to aid the local church in mission involvement.

SST 691-692 Tutorial (3, 3) Aself-study course for experienced field workers, under direction of a faculty mentor, in the subject area of the D.Miss. core requirement. This course is limited to D.Miss. students who can demonstrate prior know- ledge and competence in the subject area of the required core. SST 721 Crosscultural Education (3) Exploration of socio-cultural factors that affect teaching and learning strategies in education both here and abroad. SST 722 Spiritual Conflicts in Cross­ cultural Context (3) Reviews the historical and contemporary woridview beliefs in the existence and activity of spiritual beings or forces often encountered by the crosscultural worker. Atheology of spirits is developed to help establish theoretical and practical guide­ lines for appropriate understanding of and response to spiritual beliefs and potential conflicts encountered in various crosscultural setting. SST 760 Urban Practicum Internship (3, 6) Aprogram of crosscultural internships in the urban metropolitan area of L.A. Bypennission of instructor only. SST 765 Crosscultural Leadership (3) Cross-cultural study of leadership including diverse patterns of author­ ity, legitimacy, public support, leader­ ship recruitment, and training as they affect communication , church growth and development worldwide . SST 850 Crosscultural Implications in Theology (3) The applications of crosscultural com­ munication principles to the study of theology , critique and evaluation of such theologies and the design and implementation of culture specific theologies for various cultures. SST 861 Alternative Delivery Systems in Education (3) Contemporary technologies and travel ease offer new possibilities for training nationals. This course will examine such systems as theological education by extension , in-service short courses and distance education to evaluate their suitability and effectiveness. SST 863 Area Strategies in Evangelism (3) Intensive case study analysis, by socio­ geographic areas; of evangelistic and church planting strategies. May be repeated with different course content.

This course will focus on the histori­ cal , cultural and theological content leading the student toward mastery of the book of Acts. This will be fol­ lowed by a discussion of cogent missi­ ological themes, such as evangelism, power encounter, contextualization and the supernatural in missions. Society Technology and Missions SST 530 Seminar: Topics in lntercul­ tural Health Care (3) May be repeated with different focus. Topics include: Crosscultural Health Care Delivery. The­ ories and skills related to health teaching, physical assessment, preparation and uti­ lization of indigenous health care. Personal Health Maintenance A/Jroad. Preparation for living overseas: healthy lifestyle , prevention of disease, mental and spiritual burnout, initial treatment where there is no doctor. Anthr<>pology of Crosscultural Health Care. The anthropological study of problems of illness and health with emphasis on the cultural contest of health care programs. Management Strategies in Crosscul­ tural Health Care. Preparation for serv­ ing organizations involved in planning and implementing health care systems at the district and village level. fntercultural Clinical Practicum. SST 558 Peasant and Tribal Cultures (3) Analysis of the cultural institutions and values in tribal , peasant and newly emerging economies, with special consideration as to their openness or resistance to change. SST 560 Urban Resean:h and Ministry (3) The use of social science techniques to learn about the people, needs and opportunities for evangelism in the city. SST 561 Topics in Applied Cultural Anthropology (3) Application of anthropological insights to crosscultural problems. Emphasis on: marriage customs, leadership pat­ terns, political relations, indigenous movements, culture change, worldview, etc. May be repeated with different course content. Prerequisite: SCL 300 orSHM 640. SST 562 Culture Change (3) The study of how cultures change, the dynamics and processes of change, the place of change agents and the speed and intensity of change. Implications of such processes are examined in


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