Global Integration Studies Minor

Core Requirements

ICS305 Global Perspectives

A general survey of the redemptive activity of God in the world-past, present, and future. Topics include the biblical basis of God's global activity, historical perspectives, mission strategies, and cultural implications, as well as contemporary missiological issues. (3 units; Interdisciplinary; Multicultural; Spring)

ICS305-T3
Lewis, Jeff C.
01/10/2018 MWF 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM BUS 124
ICS305-A
Lewis, Jeff C.
01/10/2018 MWF 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM BUS 124

ICS325 Sprtl Formtns for Global Engmnt

An exploration of biblical principles that are foundational to intimacy with Christ and effective engagement in the mission of Christ. Students will learn to implement these principles in their own lives as they participate in the kingdom of God through global engagement. Prerequisite: Previous Biblical Studies coursework. (3 units; As offered)

ICS375 Current Events and Movements

This course will examine current political, social, economic and human events in select areas of the world. Students will explore the global impact of these events and will address ways in which the Church can provide positive change. Prerequisite: Previous Biblical Studies coursework. (3 units; Interdisciplinary; Multicultural; Fall/Spring)

ICS375-A
Stumpf, Amy R.
09/05/2017 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM BUS 203
ICS375-B
Stumpf, Amy R.
09/05/2017 MWF 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM BUS 202
ICS375-B
Stumpf, Amy R.
01/10/2018 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM BUS 123
ICS375-A
Stumpf, Amy R.
01/10/2018 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM BUS 204
ICS375-A
Stumpf, Amy R.
09/04/2018 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM BUS 203
ICS375-B
Stumpf, Amy R.
09/04/2018 MWF 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM BUS 204

PHI353 Comparative Religions

This course is an introduction to the major religious traditions of the world, particularly Hinduism, Buddhism, Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. The historical development, key figures, as well as major doctrines and practices are explored. (3 units; Interdisciplinary; Multicultural; Fall/Spring)

PHI353-A
Stumpf, Amy R.
09/05/2017 TTh 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM BUS 203
PHI353-B
Stumpf, Amy R.
09/05/2017 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM BUS 203
PHI353-A
Stumpf, Amy R.
01/10/2018 TTh 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM BUS 204
PHI353-B
Stumpf, Amy R.
01/10/2018 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM BUS 204
PHI353-A
STAFF, STAFF
05/07/2018 W 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM BUS
PHI353-A
Stumpf, Amy R.
09/04/2018 TTh 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM BUS 203
PHI353-B
Stumpf, Amy R.
09/04/2018 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM BUS 203

Discipline Requirements

Complete 9 units from one of the following discipline sequences:

Business

BUS334 International Business

An introduction to international business which will expose students to major international business issues, including international trade, cultures, economics, marketing and communication issues of multinational corporations. (3 units; Fall/Spring)

BUS334-A
Weniger, Marc
09/05/2017 TTh 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM BUS 104
BUS334-C
Weniger, Marc
09/05/2017 TTh 3:45 PM - 5:15 PM BUS 250
BUS334-B
Weniger, Marc
09/05/2017 TTh 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM BUS 250
BUS334-B
Weniger, Marc
01/10/2018 TTh 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM BUS 106
BUS334-A
Weniger, Marc
01/10/2018 TTh 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM BUS 106
BUS334-A
Weniger, Marc
09/04/2018 TTh 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM TBA
BUS334-C
Weniger, Marc
09/04/2018 TTh 3:45 PM - 5:15 PM TBA
BUS334-B
Weniger, Marc
09/04/2018 TTh 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM TBA

BUS398 Study Abroad

Under faculty supervision, the student will study abroad in a business emphasis area. This an opportunity for students to learn business principles in a non-U.S. setting and to explore varying world views. Prerequisite: Permission of the Dean. (3 units; As offered)

BUS454 International Management

This course examines the role of the manager in the international management environment and explores the foundation of international management, the role of culture in managing internationally, and international organizational behavior issues with a focus on managing international risk and strategic planning in all areas of management. Prerequisite: BUS 334. (3 units; Spring odd years)

Global Justice

BUS363 Microfinance

This course examines microfinance as a business oriented tool to help alleviate global poverty so that sustainable, systematic change might occur. Students will define and explore the growing practice of microfinance and its impact here in the United States and around he world. Emphasis is on using microfinance tools, business strategies, and innovation to address the social and economic problems. (3 units; Spring odd years)

ICS431 Cross-cultural Immersion

This course provides Global Studies minors with the opportunity for supervised cross-cultural immersion and study abroad in order to experience the challenges of serving in an international setting. The immersion experience is designed to create a context for extended and applied learning as the course concepts are integrated into life experiences. Course material will be presented through lectures, small group discussions, reading assignments and cultural immersion with an emphasis on relational development and service. Prerequisites: Global Studies Minor and Permission of the Associate Dean of School of Christian Ministries. (3 units; Multicultural; Spring/Summer)

ICS431-A
Lewis, Jeff C.
01/10/2018 - TBA
ICS431-A
Lewis, Jeff C.
05/07/2018 - TBA

POL454 International Organizations

The course begins with an examination of the relevant empirical and theoretical studies on International Organizations (IOs), with an emphasis on Intergovernmental Organizations (IGOs) in the global arena. Having established solid empirical and theoretical foundations, he course will explore the impact of international organization son several issue areas. The second principal portion of the course will utilize the same approach in order to gain a more comprehensive understanding of international non-governmental organizations (INGOs). (3 units; Spring even years)

POL454-A
McHorney, Chris A.
01/10/2018 MWF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Yeager Center B251

Nursing

NUR431 Glbl Srvc-Lrng in NUR:Core Cncpt

This is the first of three courses in the Global Integration Studies: Global Health Nursing Minor. This course begins to prepare the student for engaging in healthcare globally. It provides a solid foundation of the concepts of cultural awareness, cultural knowledge, cultural skill, cultural encounters and cultural desire based on Campinah-Bacote’s (2002) definition of cultural competence. Using Biblical principles and Parse’s Humanbecoming School of Thought (1998), students will develop the skills needed to provide relevant and meaningful nursing care to members of various population groups. Prerequisite: Previous ISP experience. (3 units; As offered)

NUR431-A
STAFF, STAFF
01/10/2018 - School of Nursing Bldg

NUR432 Glbl Srvc-Lrng in NUR:Adv Cncpt

This is the second of three courses in the Global Integration Studies: Global Health Nursing Minor. Building upon the Core Concepts of Global Service Learning in Nursing, students will compare and contrast nursing, healthcare and health care systems nationally and globally. This course will incorporate frameworks for Global Service Learning in Nursing from the National League of Nursing, Center for Disease Control and World Health Organization. Using Biblical principles and Parse’s Humanbecoming School of Thought (1998), students will develop a plan to provide relevant and meaningful nursing care to members of specific population groups. Prerequisite: NUR 431. (3 units; As offered)

NUR433 Glbl Srvc-Lrng in NUR:Immersion

This is the third of three courses in the Global Integration Studies: Global Health Nursing Minor. Building upon the Core and Advanced Concepts of Global Service Learning in Nursing, students will apply cultural awareness, cultural knowledge, cultural skill, cultural encounters and cultural desire based on Campinah-Bacote’s (2002) definition of cultural competence to a specific global nursing population. Using Biblical principles and Parse’s Humanbecoming School of Thought (1998), students will implement a plan to provide relevant and meaningful nursing care to members of specific population groups. Involves travel as a group to selected local areas inside and/or outside of the U.S. Prerequisites: NUR 431 and 432. (3 units; As offered)

Political Science

ICS431 Cross-cultural Immersion

This course provides Global Studies minors with the opportunity for supervised cross-cultural immersion and study abroad in order to experience the challenges of serving in an international setting. The immersion experience is designed to create a context for extended and applied learning as the course concepts are integrated into life experiences. Course material will be presented through lectures, small group discussions, reading assignments and cultural immersion with an emphasis on relational development and service. Prerequisites: Global Studies Minor and Permission of the Associate Dean of School of Christian Ministries. (3 units; Multicultural; Spring/Summer)

ICS431-A
Lewis, Jeff C.
01/10/2018 - TBA
ICS431-A
Lewis, Jeff C.
05/07/2018 - TBA

POL415 World Geography

This course studies the world's geographic areas and the outstanding human, social, and physical features of realms and regions. In doing so, special attention is given to the more important features of histories, societies, cultures, and religions of the people living in the region. It also examines the relationship between human life and natural environment. The purpose is to help students better understand the world, our relationship with the environment, and human connections around the globe. (This course does not meet the POL general education requirement.) (3 units; Multicultural; Fall/Spring)

POL415-A
Hinrichs, Troy
09/05/2017 MWF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM James Complex 190
POL415-A
Hinrichs, Troy
01/10/2018 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM James Complex 356
POL415-A
STAFF, STAFF
09/04/2018 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM TBA

POL454 International Organizations

The course begins with an examination of the relevant empirical and theoretical studies on International Organizations (IOs), with an emphasis on Intergovernmental Organizations (IGOs) in the global arena. Having established solid empirical and theoretical foundations, he course will explore the impact of international organization son several issue areas. The second principal portion of the course will utilize the same approach in order to gain a more comprehensive understanding of international non-governmental organizations (INGOs). (3 units; Spring even years)

POL454-A
McHorney, Chris A.
01/10/2018 MWF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Yeager Center B251