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Cross-Cultural Studies (CCLT)
Department of Biblical Studies

CCLT 1013   Contemporary World Missions
A survey of missionary endeavor in the contemporary world, the principles of missions, and the Biblical basis for missions. Included also are the relationships between the western missionary and non-missionary personnel and the national church. Class 3. (Fall)

CCLT 1203   Cross-cultural Adaptation
The principles and practical application of adaptation to other cultural systems. Included are such concepts as culture shock, contextualization, and interpersonal relationships in the cross-cultural context. Class 3. (Fall, Even years)

CCLT 2103   Cross-cultural Communication
A study of human communication across cultures. The role of economic, political, technological, social, and religious values in the communication process will be studied. Principles of verbal and non-verbal intercultural communication will be discussed. Class 3. (Spring, Odd years)

CCLT 3103   Cultural Anthropology
An introductory study of cultural anthropology involving the concepts of culture, race, and such aspects of primitive society as status, marriage, kinship, and political and religious systems, with emphasis on both the practical and theoretical treatment of cultural anthropology. Class 3. (Fall, Odd years)

CCLT 3203   Religions Of The World
A study of the doctrines and present practices of the major world religions, such as Islam, Hinduism, Buddhism, Shinto, and Judaism. Religious beliefs and practices of animism and tribal religions are also included. Class 3. (Spring)

CCLT 4941-4993   Special Topics
A course to be utilized for seminars or special lectures in topics which are not offered on a regular basis, and tours focusing on an understanding and appreciation of the peoples of other cultures, and emphasizing the significance of being a world Christian. This course may be taken more than one time when the topics are different. Class 1-3. (Spring, Even years)