Program Detail

Program Detail
  • Language of this entry
    English (USA)
  • * Name of Program / Training Resource
    BA with Major in International Service
  • Type of Training
    Program with multiple subsidiary courses
  • Reference Number
    BAIS
  • Description
    The BA in International Service is a 121 hour undergraduate program with minors in Cross-Cultural service, Linguistics, and World Arts. GIAL offers only the junior and senior level courses required for an undergraduate degree. Students will only be admitted to the BA(IS) degree program if they have completed a minimum of 54 ush. See www.gial.edu for full details on transferring credits.
  • Keywords
    linguistics, sociolinguistics, literacy, languages, survey, scripture engagement, SIL, Pioneer Bible Translators, Wyclife , Lutheran Bible Translators, bible translator, culture studies, cultures, minority language education, cross-culture service, service, world arts, arts
  • Languages Program Available in
  • Other Languages
  • Country and region where program is available
  • Area of Ministry and Focus
  • Residential/Non Residential
    Residential
  • Full-time or Part-time
    Full-time
  • * Level
    Degree
  • * Cost Range
    US$500 or more
  • * Actual Cost
    $300/graduate credit hour
  • Bursaries/scholarships available
  • Actual Length
    121 credit hours
  • Average hours of study per week
    15
  • Methods of instruction
    class time, lecture, language aquisition practical hands on learning, reading, weekly chapel, prayer partners
  • Percentage of time spent in formal learning (e.g. lectures, structured reading, work-books, etc.)
    30%
  • Percentage of time spent on non-formal skill-based learning (e.g. learning on the job and supervised practice, etc.)
    60%
  • Percentage of time spent in informal unstructured learning (e.g. prayer times, teamwork).
    10%
  • Average number of students who take the program per year (or, if this is a new program, the number who can be accommodated)
    20
  • Prerequisite Programs
  • Other Prerequisites
    A minimum of 54 ush from a regionally accredited institution of higher education or ts equivalent. Within these 54 ush, students are required to meet the Texas Higher Education coordinating Board's (THECB) "Elements of the Core Curriculum."
  • Qualifications gained
    The LCS degree is designed to produce graduates qualified to serve in specialist cross-cultural roles in Literacy [minority language education], Sociolinguistics, Language Sruvey or Scripture Engagement
  • Qualifications this program is part of
    meets basic requirements of most sending agencies
  • Program Accredited by
  • Other Accrediting Bodies
    Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)
Provider
  • * Organization Name
    Dallas International University
  • Evangelical alliances and associations of which the organization is member
  • Other evangelical associations of which the organization is member
    ECFA --Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability
  • * Purpose
    DIU....equipping to serve across language and cultural boundaries.
  • Contact Details
    Send an e-mail
  • * Website
    diu.edu
  • * Contact Person
    Mr. Douglas Tiffin, D.Min.
  • * Address line 1
    7500 W. Camp Wisdom Road
  • Address line 2
  • * City/State/Province/County
    Dallas, TX 75236
  • Zip Code
    75236
  • * Country
    Dallas
  • * Telephone
    972 708 7340
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