International Community Development


Why minor in International Community Development (ICD)?

In this unique program, you will experience what it is like to live in a needy society. You will live in a simulated developing world village learning problem solving and coping skills that prepare you for life in a developing country. Areas of training include Sustainable Agriculture, Spiritual Development, Small Animal Husbandry, Food Technology, Appropriate Technology, Primary Health and Cross-Cultural Communication & Community Development. Most of the hands-on training takes place at the HEART (Hunger, Education, and Resource Training) Institute in Lake Wales, Fla.

Your Future

By adding the ICD minor to your chosen major, you will be prepared for relief and development work, leading mission ventures in a developing world village, and effective cross-cultural ministry in a variety of contexts.

Your Next Step

Find out how a minor in International Community Development can round out your passion for helping others. Review our course requirements and suggested program of study.


Featured Faculty: 
Chris Little, Professor of Intercultural Studies Christopher Little
Professor of Intercultural Studies

B.S., University of Southern California; M.Div., Talbot Theological Seminary; Th.M., Ph.D., Fuller Theological Seminary

Danisie Stokeld, Educational Assistant Danise Stokeld
Educational Assistant

B.A., University of Southern Mississippi; M.Div., Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary