Program Information

School: Alberta Bible College
Faculty: Regular Programs
Degree: Bachelor
Field of Study: International/Global Studies
Religious Education
Description: This program is designed to equip people as cross-cultural servant-leaders through a rigour of interdisciplinary training and study experiences.

In addition to, and complementing the general objectives of the BRE, a student will by the end of this program fulfill the following objectives: Discuss the global diversity of what God is doing, both past and present, to draw all people to Him, especially as it relates to today’s global issues and crises. Reflect upon and articulate the contribution of the churches’ missionary movements of the past, by exploring their impact and responsibility in Christ’s mission for humanity. Discover, contrast, and begin to integrate into their own practices the key distinctives of communication across cultures, language groups, belief systems and societies. Clarify a personal missiology through demonstrating respect for and skill-sets involved in cross-cultural living that contextualizes the message and heart of Jesus. Successfully engage in local ethnic ministries through practical ministry experiences. Prepare, travel, and immerse oneself in a non-North American culture/people group for a minimum period of 6-8 months, journaling and openly sharing with one’s ministry team concerning the internal struggles and challenges encountered. Appraise the principles of “restoration” in the Stone-Campbell movement.

URL: Global Studies Major (Religious Education) at Alberta Bible College
Course Based: Yes
Length: 4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)* 60 to 100

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

  •  Grade11 English 

Applicants should be Christian men and who are intent on learning more of God, His Son, and the Christian Scriptures, have made a profession of faith in Christ and desire to learn about service to Christ and people and possess a grade 12 diploma or its recognized equivalent. For further information, contact the Registrar. If English is not your first language, a 60% in Alberta English 30 is required.

Test Scores:

  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 83]

Applicants must submit: a completed application form along with a $50 non-refundable application fee. An official copy of: high school transcripts and, if applicable, transcripts from each college or university previously attended. A written personal statement, a clear photo of yourself, two references, a signed copy of the Statement of Faith and the Community Life Covenant and a completed Housing Form for Regular Program students.

Additional Admission Requirements:

  • Letter(s) of Reference
  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  • Statement of Research Interests