Cross-Cultural Studies – HUCC

HUCC 102 - Introduction to Cross Cultural Studies (2)

A history and survey of biblical, worldwide missions, as well as a survey of current fields. Presentation of the environmental and political factors affecting the proclamation of the gospel. (2 credit hours) Offered Fall semester of odd-numbered years.

HUCC 210 - Theology of Missions (2)

A study of the scriptural evidence regarding the urgent necessity and present-day relevance of Christ's commission to His church in order to develop a biblical understanding of missions. Addresses the foundation of missionary service and is directed to all believers. (2 credit hours) Offered Fall semester of even-numbered years.

HUCC 270 - 2nd Language Acquisition Theories (2)

Exploration of language learning, including a foundational philosophy and current trends of second language acquisition. Methods include a variety of approaches to the acquisition of a second language, including a field experience in ESL with Hispanics. Special emphasis will be given to a cognitive approach to the acquisition of second language. (2 credit hours) Offered as needed.

HUCC 330 - World Religions (3)

An introductory study of animism, Islam, Hinduism, Buddhism, and Roman Catholicism. Their basic teachings and practices are analyzed and compared to biblical Christianity and then to each other. A Christian approach to adherents of these religions is proposed. Prerequisites: HUEN 122 (3 credit hours) Offered Fall semester of even-numbered years.

HUCC 381 - Methods of Teaching TESOL 1 (3)

A study of methods, materials, and procedures for teaching basic aspects of the English language to non-English-speaking students. Special attention will be given to teaching children. (3 credit hours) Offered every Fall semester.

HUCC 382 - Methods of Teaching TESOL 2 (3)

A detailed study of the history, theory, and practice of teaching English as a second or foreign language. Attention will be given to material evaluation, teaching adult learners, assessing students, and writing curricula. (3 credit hours) Offered every Spring semester.

HUCC 411 - Cultural Anthropology (3)

An introductory study of human customs, social systems, world views, and communication in order to help the prospective missionary analyze, appreciate, adjust to, and communicate in another culture. Prerequisite: junior or senior status (3 credit hours) Offered Fall semester of odd-numbered years.

HUCC 415 - Cross-Cultural Communication (3)

An introductory study of human communication between cultures in order to enable appropriate and improved communication in another culture. Prerequisite: junior or senior status (3 credit hours) Offered Spring semester of even-numbered years.

HUCC 420 - Cross Cultural Fieldwork (2)

An assigned project in a local church, on a mission field, in a camping ministry, in evangelism, or in another department-approved special ministry in which the student follows an outlined program of Christian service. Implemented under the supervision of an experienced pastor, missionary, evangelist, or other Christian worker. Prerequisites: Two years of college. (2 credit hours) Offered as needed.

HUCC 472 - Linguistics (3)

An introductory study of the necessary skills for language acquisition including basic phonology and morphology. Prerequisites: HUCC 102 and 210. (3 credit hours) Offered every Spring semester.

HUCC 479 - History of Baptist Missions (3)

A survey of the history of the geographical expansion of Christianity. The course will focus on the last two centuries of Protestant missions, with special attention given to Baptist missionaries and mission agencies. (Available as bridge course GHI 548 History of Baptist Missions) Prerequisite: junior or senior status. (3 credit hours) Offered as needed.

 

HUCC 485 - ESL Practicum (2)

Independent teaching or ESL under general supervision of master teacher. This could include an overseas teaching experience or one within the U.S. Prerequisites: HUCC 381 Methods of Teaching TESOL 1 and HUCC 382 Methods of Teaching TESOL 2. (2 credit hours) Offered every semester.

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