Campus Missions

Description

124 Credit Hours
Center for Youth & Leadership
Brian Pingel, Director

Students who study Campus Missions at NCU will be trained for vocations as missionaries to American and/or foreign university students. This training has been strategically developed in cooperation with Chi Alpha, the university outreach of the Assemblies of God, in order to provide NCU students with a preparatory program which incorporates the strengths of NCU’s Bible and theology training with the discipleship, leadership development, and visionary/strategic strengths of Chi Alpha.

Graduates in Campus Missions at North Central:

  • Will meet the educational requirements for licensing and ordination in the Assemblies of God;
  • Will meet the educational requirements for appointment as a Chi Alpha Home Missionary;
  • Will have good theological training and Bible knowledge;
  • Will have first-hand experience of their mission field—the university campus;
  • Will have interacted for up to four years with ministry role models;
  • Will have internalized the Chi Alpha philosophy and strategy of ministry;
  • Will have been mentored and discipled according to the Chi Alpha strategy with the goal of building character, accountability and maturity;
  • Will have gained skills in Bible study, counseling, leadership, evangelism and other pastoral/missionary areas.

Principle Outcomes in the Campus Missions major:

  • Good grasp of the philosophy and strategy for reaching the university;
  • Substantial hands-on experience in a local campus ministry;
  • Significant growth in character, accountability, and maturity as a result of participation in discipleship;
  • Well-developed communication skills for preaching, mentoring, counseling and team leadership;
  • Creativity with integrity in applying the Pentecostal distinctives to the postmodern culture.

Courses

Part 1. General Education Core
Part 2. Biblical Studies Core
Part 3. Church Ministries Core
27 Credits
Select one (12 credits):
Option A:
Option B (Requires Advisor Approval):
PRAC/PTHE/URBN/YDEV/CHMN Elective (3)
General Electives (6)
Part 4. Campus Missions Core
25 Credits
Communications:
Select one (3 credits):
Care Giving:
Select one (3 credits):
Discipleship:
Select one (3 credits):
Part 5. Language Requirement
6 Credits
Part 6. General Electives
3 Credits