Global Mission

Prepare for ministry and work that focuses on leading in discipleship, church and/or evangelism across cultural boundaries.

Highlights

  • Courses focus on holistic views of mission and ministry, including development, evangelism and discipleship

Career opportunities

A solid understanding of cross-cultural ministry provides the basis for effective work with mission organizations, Christian development agencies and cross-cultural church work, locally or internationally. In addition, for those pursuing business, social work, medical, teaching, etc., this emphasis provides important insights on integrating these vocations with cross-cultural ministry.

Course listing

Note: Emphasis courses are additional courses that are to be completed alongside the general education and parent program requirements as dictated by the Fresno Pacific University catalog. Please review the course requirements for baccalaureate programs and the general education summary in the Undergraduate Academic Catalog.

Emphasis Required Courses (14 Units)

CodeTitleUnits
MIN 375Discipleship and Evangelism2
THEO 365Perspectives on Global Missions3

Select three courses from the following

CodeTitleUnits
COM 400Intercultural Communication3
ICS 320Introduction to Holistic Mission in Costa Rica3
REL 455Christians and Religious Neighbors3
THEO 445Issues and Theologies of Mission3
THEO 470Justice, Poverty and Development3

Program director

Darren Duerksen, Ph.D.
Darren Duerksen, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Intercultural and Religious Studies, Program Chair, Intercultural and Religious Studies