Program Information

School: Prairie Bible Institute
Faculty: Bible College
Degree: Bachelor
Field of Study: Islamic Studies
Description: Learn to work effectively with people of other cultures by developing skills to study, understand and communicate the message of Christ. This program is specifically aimed at Christians who are looking to better understand Islam?beliefs, culture and worldview?in order that they may be equipped for effective ministry among Muslim people groups around the world.

Prairie’s Bachelor of Arts in Intercultural Studies (BAIS) includes studies in Bible & Theology, Arts & Sciences and Islamic Studies that will enable you to increase your understanding of God’s character, His work, and the diversity of human cultures. Practical ministry experiences gained through outreach and internship programs will help you to grow as a servant of Christ and as a contributing member of the global Church.

URL: Bachelor of Arts – Islamic Studies at Prairie Bible Institute
Length: 4 Year(s)

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)* 60

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •  Grade12 English 

Admission to Prairie requires a student to be a high school graduate with a minimum final average of 60% in five senior (Grade 12) subjects, one of which must be English. Applicants are also required to have a minimum of a 60% average in English 30/33, Social Studies 30/33, and a 30/33-level science, math, or foreign language course (if taken). If a student is not enrolled in five Grade 12 subjects, course marks from relevant Grade 11 subjects may be considered. In most of the other Canadian provinces, grade 12 is equivalent to the Alberta Secondary School Diploma. For more detailed information, please visit:

Test Scores:

  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Computer Based) [min. 213] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 80] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 550] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5]

International students must submit proof of English proficiency by completing one of the following: The Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) with a minimum score of 213 on the computer-based test; or 550 for the paper-based test; or 80 on the internet-based test; OR The International English Language Testing Service (IELTS) exam with an overall band score of 6.5.

Additional Admission Requirements:

  • Letter(s) of Reference

Applicants are required to submit their personal Christian testimony, and a ministry leader and general reference.