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YWAM DUNHAM

YOUTH WITH A MISSION

165 Du College
Dunham
Quebec
J0E 1M0
Canada

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Acting Seminar ( ATS 131 )

The Acting Seminar is a 3-week internship-type training offered by the film and acting ministry at YWAM Dunham, in tandem with the Filmmaking Seminar. From one year to the next, it can be a screen acting or a theatre acting seminar, depending on the project-s the film and acting ministry commit to.

Bible Core Course ( CHR 211 )

This is an inductive biblical studies course that will give the student an overview of the Bible through the reading of the whole Bible, the tools to study the bible inductively through the in-depth study of at least one book of each literary genre and the skills to share their discoveries through teaching, preaching and leading small group bible study. This course meets the U of N Core Curriculum requirement for Bible.

Discipleship Training School (DTS) ( DSP 211 )

This school is an intensive Christian discipleship course beginning with an 11 or 12-week lecture/teaching phase followed by an 8-12 week practical field assignment. It is a prerequisite for all other courses in the University of the Nations, and also serves to orient and prepare all new Youth With A Mission (YWAM) staff. The DTS is designed to encourage students in personal character development, cultivating their relationship with God and identifying their unique gifts and callings. Cross-cultural exposure and global awareness are special emphases throughout the course, preparing the students to evangelize and disciple current and future generations, answering the call to "Go into all the world and teach (make disciples of) all nations." (Matthew 28:19). The curriculum is in the following six major categories: God's nature and character; God's intention for individuals, peoples and nations; seeing all of life from God's perspective; redemption, sin, and the Cross; God's family - the Church; God's world - His call and commission; the ministries of YWAM. Focused DTS's: In some locations the DTS is offered with a particular focus, such as the Crossroads DTS, Operation Year DTS, University DTS, Sports DTS, Arts DTS, etc. Credit will be given for this course with satisfactory completion of DSP 212.

Course Number Credits Languages Start Date End Date
Sports DTS DSP 211 12 French, English 23 Sep 2018 15 Dec 2018
Compassion DTS DSP 211 12 French, English 23 Sep 2018 15 Dec 2018
Arts & Music DTS DSP 211 12 French, English 13 Jan 2019 06 Apr 2019
Sports DTS DSP 211 12 French, English 07 Apr 2019 29 Jun 2019

Filmmaking Seminar ( CMC 183 )

The Filmmaking Seminar is a 3-week internship-type training offered by the Film & Acting ministry at YWAM Dunham. It aims to provide participants with basic hands-on experience of how a filmset operates and how a story gets told through the craft of filmmaking.

Ministry Development School ( CHR 241 )

School of Ministry Development (SOMD) During this school students discover and develop their gifts and talents in ministry and leadership roles. The course is especially designed for new staff at YWAM centres and is adapted to the context of the language (French/English) and culture of the country (Quebec, Canada) in which it is taught. The course is set up along the lines of 6 major themes: Character development; skills development; Christian community development; missions and evangelism; biblical finances; and YWAM (the organization). Each module has a leadership component, teaching students how these aspects apply to leaders. Some of the topics are: understanding the core values of YWAM, perspectives on missions, personal fund-raising, worship and evangelism, personal ministry development, public speaking, spiritual authority, and conflict resolution.

School of Acting for the Screen ( ATS/CMC 231 )

The School of Acting for the Screen (SAS) is a 3-month course of the University of the Nations to lay and strengthen foundations in the craft of on-screen acting as well develop biblical thinking in regards to the craft and the industry it is set it. The SAS runs alongside the School of Digital Filmmaking (SDF) to enable actors and filmmakers to collaborate on short film projects. Students can expect to come out of the school with footage of their acting, a headshot, as well as basic tools and know-how to launch into the industry. Beginners as well as more experienced actors will benefit from intensive lecture time and scene work with skilled professionals who are active in the film industry.

Course Number Credits Languages Start Date End Date
School of Acting for the Screen ATS/CMC 231 12 English 13 Jan 2019 06 Apr 2019

School of Biblical Studies I ( CHR 213 )

This is the first in a series of three courses that make up the School of Biblical Studies (SBS). This course sequence surveys the whole Bible using the inductive approach (observation, interpretation and application). This course may serve as a core course in all bachelor's degree programmes. This course meets the U of N Core Curriculum requirement for Bible.

This course can be taken online. See www.onlinesbs.org for details.

Course Number Credits Languages Start Date End Date
School of Biblical Studies I CHR 213 12 English, French 30 Sep 2018 22 Dec 2018

School of Biblical Studies II ( CHR 315 )

This course is a continuation of the School of Biblical Studies, using the inductive approach to study Titus, Galatians, Mark, Luke, 1&2 Thessalonians, 1&2 Corinthiens, Philippiens, 1&2 Timothy, Hebrew, 1&2 Peter, Jude, John, 1,2&3 John, Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers.

This course is taken online. See www.onlinesbs.org for details.

Course Number Credits Languages Start Date End Date
School of Biblical Studies II CHR 315 12 English, French 07 Jan 2019 30 Mar 2019

School of Biblical Studies II ( CHR 315 )

This course is a continuation of the School of Biblical Studies, using the inductive approach to study Hebrews, James, I and II Peter, Jude, I, II and III John, the Gospel of John, Revelation, and Genesis through I Kings.

This course can be taken online. See www.onlinesbs.org for details.

School of Biblical Studies III ( CHR 316 )

As the final course in the SBS series, this continuation of training in using the inductive approach to studying the Bible, covers the study of II Kings through Malachi.

This course can be taken online. See www.onlinesbs.org for details.

Course Number Credits Languages Start Date End Date
School of Biblical Studies III CHR 316 12 English, French 08 Apr 2019 29 Jun 2019

School of Digital Filmmaking ( CMC 385 )

The school equips students spiritually and professionally to effectively create films that will exemplify Christian values. Students gain a Christian perspective of the film industry in the digital age. After this three-month school students will be able to direct and produce short fictional stories and have an overall understanding of the creation, production and distribution process of films in the independent and mainstream markets. Topics taught include: directing, producing, screenwriting, digital and film camera operation, lighting for film & video, digital sound, video editing, working with actors, and other technical aspects of filmmaking. The development of the character of the future filmmaker as well as skills training is an integral part of the course.

Course Number Credits Languages Start Date End Date
School of Digital Filmmaking CMC 385 12 English 13 Jan 2019 06 Apr 2019