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Academic Catalog
    Dec 07, 2023  
Academic Catalog - Spring 2022 
Academic Catalog - Spring 2022 [ARCHIVED]

Intercultural Studies, MA⁺

The College at Southeastern offers the Master of Arts in Intercultural Studies (MAIS), a program designed to prepare students for effective service in a cross-cultural setting, especially designed for those with experience in cross-cultural settings. The 55-hour curriculum can be completed in two years of full-time study in any combination of distance (i.e., online or extension) and on campus (i.e., hybrid and traditional) courses.

Admissions Requirements

Students seeking the MAIS must hold a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited school and meet the general requirements for admission to graduate study in the College.

Degree Requirements

The Master of Arts in Intercultural Studies requires 55 semester hours. Students who have completed a Master of Divinity degree or another approved professional degree may apply up to 27 hours of comparable coursework toward the MAIS. A specially-modified version of the MAIS degree is available to students currently seeking a Master of Divinity with International Church Planting. More information on these requirements may be obtained from the Registrar’s Office.

The student must maintain a cumulative quality point average of 2.0 or better in order to graduate The College at Southeastern.

Master of Arts Core - 37 Hours

Intro to Seminary (1)

Theological Studies (6)

Theological Studies Selective (3)

Choose one of the following courses:

Christian History (3)

Bible Exposition (3)

Choose one of the following courses:

Practicum Selective (3)

Choose one of the following courses:

Intercultural Studies Requirements - 18 Hours

M.A.I.S. Track Selectives - 6 Hours

  • Choose any* MIS**** graduate level courses (5000 level or above). 6 semester hr(s).

*NOTE: M.A.I.S. students are limited to ONE field based practicum or mission trip in the track selectives (e.g., MIS 6901 - Missions Practicum  MIS 6902 - Missions Practicum  MIS 6990 - Practicum in International Missions: [Location of trip]  MIS 6991 - Practicum in North American Missions: [Location of trip]  MIS 6992 - SBC Crossover , or  MIS 7511 - Linguistic Practicum ).

Total Hours - 55