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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.

Foundations in Education Seminar I ( EDN 111 )

Using Scripture as the standard for analyzing educational models and practices, this seminar emphasizes a Christian approach to education with an overview of the physical, intellectual, moral, social/emotional, and spiritual development of children and youth. The nature of learning and the variety of learning styles is considered as well as the character development of effective teachers. This seminar is appropriate for potential educators as well as those educators who want to rethink their educational philosophy and methodology.

Oral Bible Translation School 1 ( APL 249 )

This school is to train YWAMers to be Oral Bible Translation advisors who work with the mother tongue translators.

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.

School of Biblical Studies II ( CHR 315 )

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

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.

School of Biblical Studies Staff Leadership Training ( CHR 317 )

This practical training course will include hands-on work in administrating and facilitating the School of Biblical Studies. Training includes opportunity for teaching and preaching while receiving evaluation, weekly mentoring and input with an adviser and school leaders, as well as some focused learning and reading on desired growth outcomes set by the applicant. This will be conducted within the framework of daily life on a YWAM campus for the live-learn experience.

School of Worship ( CHR 261 )

This school combines training in worship, intercession, spiritual warfare and evangelism in the context of a YWAM training centre where staff and students worship, pray and evangelize together. The training emphasizes the correlation between fruitful evangelism and deepening a relationship with God in worship, discovering His plan in intercession, and reinforcing His will in spiritual warfare.

The University of the Nations Leadership Seminar ( CHR 147 )

It will be a seminar of six weeks s: To equip the learners with the vision, history, and foundational understanding of the University of the Nations. The student will learn how to register a course with the U of N and how to pursue a degree in the colleges of the U of N. Outcomes:  To embrace the DNA and the vision of the University of the Nations.  To develop the skill of course registration  To learn how to evaluate students  To learn and grow new leadership character and skills.  Acquire basic skills in advising students on their studies and the chosen degree process.