Program-Level Learning Outcomes
PROGRAM-LEVEL LEARNING OUTCOMES
3. Produce undergraduate college-level written
research in biblical-related topic areas.
4. Effectively communicate biblical truths in
1. Translate both the Hebrew and Greek text
with the use of standard aids giving attention
to correct morphology, syntax, vocabulary,
2. Demonstrate an understanding of the
phonology of Hebrew. (Retired, but not yet
3. Demonstrate mastery of basic Greek and
4. For Greek or Hebrew biblical passages, discuss
the applicable interpretive and hermeneutical
principles, literary characteristics or features,
intertextual allusions, critical issues, and
1. Demons t r a t e the ab i l i t y to conduc t
comprehensive ethnographic research.
2. Articulate a biblical understanding of culture
3. Demonstrate the ability to utilize the skills and
methodologies of second language acquisition.
4. Articulate the theological rationale for the
missional role of the local church and the
principles for effective church planting within
specific cultural environments.
5. Demonstrate the skills and character for
effective cross-cultural adaptation.
1. State a theoretically sound philosophy of
language acquisition and instruction.
2. Identify, compare, and critique various
language-teaching approaches, methods, and
3. Demonstrate the ability to facilitate cultural
and learner differences in the language
4. Demonstrate the ability to analyze the native
language(s) of the target class and identify
areas of acquisition difficulty.
5. Evaluate historical and current educational
practices and preferences in a target country.
6. Research, design, and implement ESL/EFL
programs and classes.
7. Conduct an effective self-assessment
of spiritual, cross-cultural, and teaching
effectiveness and growth.
8. Articulate a sound biblical philosophy of
cross-cultural ministry in a professional realm.
1. Demonstrate the ability to design and
implement a Christian Education program
(within a local church or parachurch
organization) through its full educational cycle.
2. Describe the concept of vocation as it relates
to Christian education.
3. Explain the importance of the interrelationships
between the various church ministries
(Christian education, youth ministry, biblical
counseling, missions, etc.).
Theology & Apologetics
1. Identify the significant individuals who have
shaped the development of historical theology
and describe the contributions of each.
2. Articulate basic Christian doctrines of both
Old and New Testaments, and provide clear
biblical support for each.
3. Describe the key issues involved in the major
theological controversies that have occurred
in the Christian community from Pentecost
4. Describe the major options in apologetic
5. Articulate arguments for the existence of God.
6. Articulate the major evidences used to support
7. Describe the foundational beliefs of major
world religions and major cults.
1. Clearly articulate a biblical philosophy of
ministry as it relates to the purpose of the
2. Describe the educational cycle within a local
church educational ministry.
3. Describe the concept of vocation as it relates
to Christian education.
4. Describe the interrelationships between the
various church ministries (Christian education,
youth ministry, biblical counseling, missions,