one year programs
Discover: Certificate in Intercultural Studies
One Year Program (30 Credits)
Courses revolve around:
We offer this program in partnership with organizations that are committed to addressing global needs around the world. As a requirement of this program, students will have 5-6 weeks of first-hand intercultural experience in South Africa and Mozambique. This program is also offered as a 2 year diploma that includes our GlobeTREK internship.
Discover: In Depth
During the campus-based portion of the program, students will benefit from visiting cross-cultural ministries and exploring various people-groups that are in Calgary and the surrounding region.
This unique first-year program will combine Bible training, discipleship, international travel and cross-cultural immersion to enlarge your worldview and show you first-hand what is happening in global missions today.
Bible and Ministry Training Objectives
Cross Cultural Objectives
Partnerships for 2014-2015 are PALM Ministry Association (Edmonton), SAM Ministries and Poverty Revolution (Food for the Hungry).
The Discover program is really only the beginning. While it can be year of transferrable education, it is also the beginning of ANY of Prairie’s four year degrees, including:
In our world that is increasingly globalized, the Discover program will prove invaluable no matter what the future holds.
All courses are three credits unless shown otherwise.
Bible & Theology (15 Credits)
Arts & Sciences (6 Credits)
Intercultural Studies (9 Credits)
For course descriptions, see our catalogue here.
Dr. Emma Karin Emgård
Cross-cultural travel and interaction can be intimidating but it doesn't need to be! The Discover program is about laying a foundation so that you will be able to interact, engage and share across cultures. Personally- I love to travel. I have had my “permanent” address in six nations on three continents. I love how God combines our desires with his call for our lives—he does not waste talents but provides life-giving opportunities to grow.
In our world that is increasingly globalized, the Discover program will prove invaluable no matter what the future holds. Graduates of Discover will be able to go on and complete:
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