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INTERNATIONAL COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT
The International Community Development (ICD) major prepares students to effectively serve in international and cross-
cultural ministry, marketplace, or mission opportunities.
The ICD major equips students to:
Know what the Bible teaches regarding God’s mission to reach the nations through the Church.
Demonstrate skills in interpreting culture.
Experience living, working, and ministering effectively in global contexts.
Understand the basic principles and practices of international community development via introductory-level
training at the HEART (hunger, education, and resource training) Village in Lake Wales, Florida.
See Appendix A for graduation requirements.
Complete an approved short-term (minimum of six weeks) cross-cultural internship.
Course of Study
Bible and Theology
Old Testament Survey: Torah and History
Old Testament Survey: Poetry and Prophecy
New Testament Survey
Principles of Bible Interpretation
Old Testament Exegetical Book Study
Acts [New Testament Exegetical Book Study]
Progress of Redemption
Theology I: God, Christ, and Spirit
Theology II: Sin and Salvation
Composition and Research
Literature and Research
Introduction to World History
Introduction to Philosophy
Seminar in Ethics
Major Designated Sociology course:
Choose one of the following Mathematics courses:
Introduction to Logic
Choose one of the following Culture and Arts courses:
Choose one of the following Science courses:
Principles of Biology
Principles of Physical Science