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Intercultural Youth Ministries B.S. (on campus)

Intercultural Youth Ministries B.S. (on campus)

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE – ON CAMPUS

Reach the Next Generation

Reaching young people is the next great wave in world missions, and you can be equipped to serve and lead in this growing field. Young people across the world need godly mentors who will invest in their lives and point them to the Word of God. You will be prepared to disciple and lead youth wherever God leads you.

Be mentored by caring professors
Find your fit in our community
Get involved and make a difference

PREPARATION FOR LIFE

Career Potential

Entrepreneurship-Degree

Mission agencies are seeking intercultural youth ministries professionals to be involved in a wide variety of settings. Opportunities in this field include roles as:

  • Pastor
  • Ministry Leader in a church or para-church setting
  • Missionary
  • Youth Pastor or Youth Ministry Leader
  • Pursuing Graduate or Seminary education
    Entrepreneurship-Degree

    “I love working with children. With this degree, I can work with children from different cultures and backgrounds and share the love of Christ with them.”

    Rose

    Intercultural Youth Ministry Major | York Haven, PA

    SKILL DEVELOPMENT

    What Will You Learn?

    In all of the programs at CSU, you’ll be interacting with small class sizes and professors who really care and desire to mentor you. You’ll not only receive quality academics to prepare you for your career, but discipleship to prepare you for life.

    Entrepreneurship-Degree
    Experience serving and living in another culture

    You will hone the specific skills you need for your ministry through focused apprenticeships. Learn to apply youth ministry strategies in an international setting.

    Involvement in the lives of young people

    You will gain the ability to guide young people through the challenges of their teenage years, both at home and overseas. Learn to become a leader that young people can respect and trust. 

    A biblical understanding of the world in which you minister

    Grow in your understanding and application of biblical truth through core Bible and theology courses. You will be mentored by professors who have firsthand experience ministering within youth culture.

    YOUR COURSES

    What You Will Study

    Each of your courses will be taught from a biblical worldview, and you’ll learn with an intimate group of peers led by professors who care about your success.

    All courses are three credits unless noted. Course descriptions can be found in the catalog.

    First Year
    Fall Semester
    Spring Semester
    • CSU First Year Experience [CSU101] – 0 credits
    • Principles of Bible Study [BI100]
    • Bible Survey [BI111]
    • Academic & Researched Writing [EN121]
    • Living Well [HP101] – 1 credit
    • Speech Communication [SP100]
    • History Core Elective
    • Writing Across the Disciplines [EN122]
    • World Religions [EV220]
    • General Psychology [PS100]
    • Building a Biblical Lifestyle [TH120]
    • Humanities Elective

    This is an example of what your course schedule may look like; your actual schedule will be determined when you register.

    Second Year
    Fall Semester
    Spring Semester
    • Personal Life of the Ministry Leader [PA311]
    • Worldviews: Humanities and Science [PH206]
    • Arts & Sciences Elective (Greek 1 recommended)
    • Biblical Studies Elective
    • Humanities Elective
    • Dynamics of Discipleship [PS310]
    • Theology Survey [TH211]
    • Arts & Sciences Elective (Greek 2 recommended)
    • Humanities Elective
    • Math or Science Elective

    This is an example of what your course schedule may look like; your actual schedule will be determined when you register.

    Third Year
    Fall Semester
    Spring Semester
    • Foundations of Ministry Leadership [EM413]
    • Missionary Anthropology [MI301]
    • Youth Ministry Philosophy [YM301]
    • Biblical Studies Elective
    • Ministry Leadership Elective
    • Cross-Cultural Communication [MI302]
    • Theological Distinctives [TH308]
    • Youth Ministry Strategy [YM302]
    • Ministry Leadership Elective
    • Free Elective

    This is an example of what your course schedule may look like; your actual schedule will be determined when you register.

    Fourth Year
    Fall Semester
    Spring Semester
    • Senior Seminar [TH480]
    • Youth Evangelism [YM407], or Cross-Cultural Evangelism [MI403]
    • Biblical Studies Elective
    • Ministry Leadership Elective
    • Free Elective
    • The Family Life of the Ministry Leader [EM412]
    • Youth Ministry Seminar [YM402]
    • Biblical Studies Elective
    • Free Elective
    • Free Elective

    This is an example of what your course schedule may look like; your actual schedule will be determined when you register.

    Program Highlights
    • You will spend a full academic year, including a summer, in a different country, taking classes online as you learn outside the classroom.
    • You will be mentored in a place like Spanish-speaking South America or English-speaking Africa. This is not just a “junior-year overseas” program. This unique program will immerse you in another culture as you sharpen your focus and customize your major.
    Roach young people across the world!

    Cultivate your passion for the challenging adventure of reaching young people for Christ. You will grow to appreciate different cultures, traditions and outlooks and thrive on new opportunities as you minister to youth wherever God leads you. 

    BEST CHOICE

    CSU is Affordable

    We believe every student should have the opportunity to choose a biblical higher education—regardless of their financial circumstance. That’s why we’re committed to keeping costs for students as low as possible.

    UNDERGRADUATE

    Average Cost

    Before federal and state grants

    *Anticipated typical cost for first-time, full-time, residential undergraduate CSU students for 2024-25. This cost includes tuition, housing, meals, general fee and CSU scholarships. Your total cost can be even lower if you qualify for more aid, including federal and state grants which do not have to be paid back.

    Information provided by the National Center for Education Statistics.

    WHY CSU?

    You want to
    choose a college:

    • Where you can get prepared for your future.
    • Where you will grow in your relationship with Christ.
    • Where you truly find your fit.

    Students constantly say the top reason they love CSU so much is: Community. When you’re part of the CSU community, you attend class with professors who are mentors; you do life right alongside others who want to serve their Savior, and you are welcomed into lifelong friendships that last well beyond graduation.

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    See how you fit in here at CSU, where you'll learn through a biblical worldview, become part of an encouraging community and prepare to serve Christ through your life and career.

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