Understand the contexts of poverty, hunger and social injustice, and the means for bringing long-term transformation.
- Courses study specific global regions and their various economic, health and political challenges.
- A variety of classes analyzing poverty, development, human trafficking and conflict, and Christian responses to these and other issues.
This combination of political/socio-economic understanding and theological analysis provides a foundation for work with international development organizations, urban development ministries and church staff roles focusing on community development, refugee services and justice and reconciliation work.
Darren Duerksen, Ph.D.
Emphasis Required Courses
|PS 425||Global Economics and Sustainable Development||3|
or PS 411
or PS 412
or PS 414
or PS 416
|American Ethnicity and Pluralism|
or Modern Latin America: History, Politics And Culture
or Modern Africa: History, Politics and Culture
or Modern Asia: History, Politics and Culture
or Modern Middle East: History, Politics and Culture
Select three of the following
|ICS 320||Introduction to Holistic Mission in Costa Rica||3|
|THEO 425||Theological Ethics and the Environment||3|
|THEO 365||Perspectives on Global Missions||3|
|THEO 445||Issues and Theologies of Mission||3|
|THEO 465||Theological Ethics of Conflict and Peacemaking||3|
|THEO 470||Justice, Poverty and Development||3|