64 COURSE DESCRIPTIONS
Intercultural Studies A DMSION OF THE SCHOOL OF INTERCULTURAL STUDIES
courage students and faculty to pursue aca demic excellence and spiritual maturity so that they can carry out with competence the Lord's program of discipling all peoples.
MINOR An I NTERCULTURAI. STUDIES MINOR is offered with the completion of 18 units, 12 of which must be upper division, including 300. The student is expected to take theology 468 for Bible elective. Students must consult with department adviser. COURSES ANTHROPOLOGY 300 General Cultural Anthropology (3) The nature of man and his culture; worldview and perception; culture change; a study of the subsystems of cultures, includ ing social organization, religion, language and related topics. 322 Interpersonal and Intercultural Adjustment (3) Issues relating to intercultural living with focus on personal and interpersonal adjust ments with nationals and other missionaries. 331 Peoples ofEthnic America (3) A study of non-caucasian ethnic groups in America in the light of their historical and socio-cultural background. Practical field experience in an ethnic community. Fee: $35. 332 Peoples of the World (3) Specific area studies with emphasis on customs, social structures, religion, arts, his tory and intercultural communication. May be repeated with different course content.
Dean: Donald E. Douglas, Ph.D. Undergraduate Coordinator: Marguerite G. Kraft, Ph.D.
DEGREE PROGRAM A BACHELOR OF ARTS DEGREE IN I NTERCULTURAL STUDIES is offered upon completion of the university baccalaureate and major require ments. The intercultural studies major re quires the completion of 36 units of which 24 must be upper division. The 18 unit core includes: 300, 322, 340, either 310 or 313, 451, 457 or 458, with the remaining 18 units chosen to support the particular career in terest of the student. A personalized interdisciplinary program may be designed by the student and the stu dent's adviser. The 18-unit core includes: 300, 322, 340, either 310 or 313, 420 and 451. For the interdisciplinary program, 12 upper division units are to be chosen from outside of the major in a discipline that supports the student's career objectives. All students in the major are required to take Theology 468 to fulfill the Bible topical elective requirement. All students must have 24 upper division credits in their major pro gram design. Students with senior standing may take 500 level courses (see School of Intercultural Studies graduate offerings) by permission. Note: For the lntercultural Studies majors only, lntercultural Studies 300 is prerequisite to all anthropology coursework. Other pro grams include: Field Internship The student is encouraged to participate in a summer mission or semester intern ship program during the study program. Teacher Credential Programs In cooperation with the Education Department, Intercultural Studies provides waiver programs leading to a California Teaching Credential. The Diversified Studies program combines the Intercultural Studies core with liberal studies courses leading to a Multiple Subject credential suit able for teaching in the elementary school. The Social Studies/Intercultural Studies waiver program combines the Intercultural Studies core with required coursework leading to a Single Subject Credential suit able for teaching in high school. Those in terested in a teaching credential should consult with Intercultural Studies and the Education Department.
FACULTY Professors: Cook, Kwast, S. Lingenfelter Associate Professors: Dollar, Douglas, Hayward, Kraft, J. Lingenfelter
OBJECTIVES The objectives of the Intercultural Studies major are: (1) to enable every student to demonstrate a knowledge and understanding of the theological, historical, sociological, an thropological and linguistic issues of the cross cultural communication of the gospel; (2) to enable every student to demonstrate a person al responsibility to the mandate given by the Lord Jesus Christ to make disciples of every nation; to enable every student to understand man and culture, (3) to increase his or her un derstanding of linguistic and cultural diversity, to relate more meaningfully to people with a different linguistic and cultural background and to be encouraged to analyze and under stand intercultural problems and develop Christian perspectives toward these problems. The careers open to intercultural studies major are diverse, and include such areas as missions outreach, cross-cultural health services, development programs and agen cies, social welfare, translation work, infor mation research, bilingual and multicultural education, cross-cultural communications, and public and foreign service. The Intercultural Studies major is designed to allow students to pursue options which will best prepare them for their career objectives. The interdisciplinary concentration offers a unique opportunity to combine Intercultural Studies with other disciplines in the University to prepare the student for careers such as bi cultural education, cross-culuµ-al mass media communications, social work, cross-cultural counseling, missions political liaison, urban program administration, etc. Missions outreach has been the major thrust and the spiritual strength of our pro gram. It is the desire of the faculty that each student in the program will find in their par ticular career choice the means to effective cross-cultural personal ministry and evange lism. Toward that end the School will pro vide an information center which will an swer inquiries concerning missions and en-
400 Comparative Folklore and Mythology (3)
Major traditional and recessive elements in western civilization and culture from the time of an Indo-European unity to the pre sent. Cross-cultural influences; relationship of history, myth and Bible; university of some mythological manifestations. Major schools of interpretation and tools of re- · search. (See History 450.) 401 Magic, Witchcraft and Sorcery (3) A treatment of conceptions of the super natural, the function of religion in society, religion and social control, the nature of re ligious ritual and paraphernalia, sacred
places and religious practitioners. Prerequisite: approval of teacher.
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