Program Detail

Program Detail
  • Language of this entry
  • * Name of Program / Training Resource
    Applied Linguistics Major
  • Type of Training
    Program with multiple subsidiary courses
  • Reference Number
  • Description
    This dual major program combines the best of MACU‘s Biblical Studies Major and the Graduate Institute of Applied Linguistics‘ Certificate in Applied Linguistics so that students completing this program will receive the fundamentals for beginning a cross-cultural career in Bible translation work. The advanced student will spend 7 semesters at MACU and one semester at GIAL in Dallas, TX. The program at GIAL is a modularized, integrated learning experience for committed students interested in the study of little known languages around the world, interacting with speakers of minority languages, and translating and developing written works in applied linguistics.
  • Keywords
    Applied linguistics, cross-cultural, missions, Bible translation, Bible, Christian, global mission, languages, translating, linguistics, minority languages
  • Languages Program Available in
  • Other Languages
  • Country and region where program is available
  • Area of Ministry and Focus
  • Residential/Non Residential
  • Full-time or Part-time
  • * Level
  • * Cost Range
    US$500 or more
  • * Actual Cost
    $20,000+ per year
  • Bursaries/scholarships available
  • Actual Length
    4 year bachelor's degree
  • Average hours of study per week
  • Methods of instruction
    lectures, reading, mentoring, coaching
  • Percentage of time spent in formal learning (e.g. lectures, structured reading, work-books, etc.)
  • Percentage of time spent on non-formal skill-based learning (e.g. learning on the job and supervised practice, etc.)
  • Percentage of time spent in informal unstructured learning (e.g. prayer times, teamwork).
  • Average number of students who take the program per year (or, if this is a new program, the number who can be accommodated)
  • Prerequisite Programs
  • Other Prerequisites
  • Qualifications gained
    Bachelor's degree and Bible translation certificate
  • Qualifications this program is part of
  • Program Accredited by
  • Other Accrediting Bodies
    Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS)
  • * Organization Name
    Mid-Atlantic Christian University
  • Evangelical alliances and associations of which the organization is member
  • Other evangelical associations of which the organization is member
    Association of Biblical Higher Education, USA
  • * Purpose
    Mid-Atlantic Christian University is an undergraduate institution of Christian higher education whose mission is to impact the world by transforming ordinary people into extraordinary Christian leaders.
  • Contact Details
    Send an e-mail
  • * Website
  • * Contact Person
    Mrs. Julie Fields
  • * Address line 1
    715 N Poindexter Street
  • Address line 2
  • * City/State/Province/County
    Elizabeth City, NC
  • Zip Code
  • * Country
  • * Telephone
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