Intercultural Studies

Available as a program major or minor. Full course descriptions can be found in our catalogue.

Is this program for me?

Are you looking for hands-on, cross-cultural ministry experience and for theological training on how to reach and love a multicultural society? Whether you have ambitions to serve in the rainforests of Papua New Guinea, on the Arctic tundra of northern Canada, or among an emerging immigrant population in New York City, a degree in Intercultural Studies will prepare you!

Practical Ministry Experience

  • Be prepared to serve globally, missionally, and strategically in any location of the world.
  • Learn how to be as relevant as possible to your cultural context without compromising the Gospel and who you are in Christ.
  • Gain the knowledge and skills needed to provide missional leadership for the local and international church.
  • Get outside of your comfort zone by engaging in practical ministry under supervision.
  • Spend four months on internship serving with and learning from experienced intercultural workers, fully immersed in the culture of the ministry setting.

Core Courses

  • Biblical Foundations of Missions
  • Intercultural Competencies
  • Practical Issue for Cross-Cultural Preparation
  • Spiritual Conflict Resolution
  • World Religions
  • Worldview
  • Introduction to Missions
  • History of World Christianity


What matters most to you matters to us.

Our Kingswood Enrolment Counsellors want to hear how God is leading you and what you are most passionate about as you consider a life of purpose. They’ll answer your questions, help you determine your options, and pray with you about next steps. No pressure, no commitment – just a conversation with someone who understands that preparing for what matters most really matters.

Speak to an enrolment counsellor.