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Discipleship Training School (DTS) ( DSP 211 )

This school is an intensive Christian discipleship course beginning with an 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 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.

Humanities & Science: A Christian Perspective ( HMT/SCI 211 )

This core course of the U of N aims to present, examine, and celebrate God's truth and work in every area of life, in alignment with Philippians 4:8, an exhortation to meditate on whatever is true, honorable, just, sacred, lovely and of good report. It encompasses the humanities and science and technology, looking at the achievements and failures of individuals, societies, and nations, past and present. The course allots eight weeks of study to humanities, and four weeks to science, though the goal is an integrated approach. Topics include: the history of civilization from ancient times to the present, the meaning of worldview, language and culture, history of science, the practice of science, stewardship principles, appreciating literature and art, world politics and justice issues. This course meets the U of N Core Curriculum requirement for Applied Christian Thinking.

Course Number Credits Languages Start Date End Date
Humanities & Science: A Christian Perspective HMT/SCI 211 12 English, Korean 22 Feb 2021 14 May 2021

Introduction to Communication ( CMC 215 )

A dynamic hands-on course which allows the student to gain confidence and begin to develop expertise in public communication of the Word of God in a way that is relevant with a focus on Asia. Our vision is to empower the messenger to reach their full potential as communicators by providing Bible-based mentoring in a variety of communication techniques. The students will learn to: 1. Know God as a communicator. 2. Gain understanding of the elements, processes and means of communication. 3. Develop passion to communicate God's Word to God's world with a focus on Asia. 4. Make God known through communicating God's Word to God's world in a variety of creative ways. The students will develop in character and gifting as their lives are transformed by God in our community.

Course Number Credits Languages Start Date End Date
Introduction to Communication CMC 215 12 English, Korean, Chinese (Mandarin), Kyrgyz 14 Jun 2021 03 Sep 2021

Introductory Bible Course ( CHR 227 )

In this course students are equipped with tools for in-depth personal Bible study. This course combines quality teaching, personal study, and practical application in order to help students develop a modest vocabulary and basic familiarity with the Scriptures as preparation for more advanced courses. It gives comprehensive coverage of many facets of Bible study such as inspiration and canonization of the Scriptures, hermeneutics, biblical ethics, Old Testament survey, basic Greek, New Testament survey, Church history, and homiletics. A disciplined learning environment helps prepare the student for a lifetime of Bible study. The school focuses on a variety of biblical topics already introduced in the Discipleship Training School, yet goes into a deeper study of each topic, with an emphasis on personal discipleship. Specific content will vary according to course location. This course meets the U of N Core Curriculum requirement for Bible and is offered under the following names: School of Biblical Foundations (SBF) and Discipleship Bible School (DBS).