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The Wilderness Leadership Course is an expedition in learning and application involving a 40-day and 40-night wilderness experiential learning trip. Students will travel on foot a total of 160 miles, participating in rock climbing, backpacking, and mountaineering, as well as develop a greater relationship with Jesus Christ, leadership ability, and leadership outdoor skills to accompany the experiential curriculum. The classroom is the backcountry of Wyoming, including Vedauwoo rock formations, the Snowy Range, and the Wind River Wilderness. This course is offered in cooperation wih the Solid Rock Outdoor Ministries (SROM), which is accredited by the Association for Experiential Education.
6.00
Summer 1
Undergraduate
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The Wilderness Leadership Course is an expedition in learning and application involving a 40-day and 40-night wilderness experiential learning trip. Students will travel on foot a total of 160 miles, participating in rock climbing, backpacking, and mountaineering, as well as develop a greater relationship with Jesus Christ, leadership ability, and leadership outdoor skills to accompany the experiential curriculum. The classroom is the backcountry of Wyoming, including Vedauwoo rock formations, the Snowy Range, and the Wind River Wilderness. This course is offered in cooperation wih the Solid Rock Outdoor Ministries (SROM), which is accredited by the Association for Experiential Education.
6.00
Summer 1
Undergraduate
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This internship provides you with a supervised, preliminary training experience in a local church or parachurch setting. You will receive hands-on experience as a way of discovering or honing your ministry skills and encountering the reality of vocational work away from a university setting. This requirement is normally met during the summer, but can be completed during the fall or spring semester if you are not registered as a full-time student. Prerequisites: Completion of 90 semester hours of academic credit (usually completed following junior year).
3.00
Fall, Spring, Summer 1
Undergraduate
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This internship provides you with a supervised, preliminary training experience in a local church or parachurch setting. You will receive hands-on experience as a way of discovering or honing your ministry skills and encountering the reality of vocational work away from a university setting. This requirement is normally met during the summer, but can be completed during the fall or spring semester if you are not registered as a full-time student. Prerequisites: Completion of 90 semester hours of academic credit (usually completed following junior year).
3.00
Fall, Spring, Summer 1
Undergraduate
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You will study all aspects of leading an extended wilderness program over a summer-long internship in Wyoming. You will take a ministerial role in serving the students and other instructors for the remaining part of the summer under the watchful eyes of wilderness professionals. In order to participate in the internship, you must first complete the 40/40 expedition. (Offered in cooperation with Solid Rock Outdoor Ministries [SROM], which is accredited by the Association for Experiential Education.)
3.00
Summer 1
Undergraduate
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You will study all aspects of leading an extended wilderness program over a summer-long internship in Wyoming. You will take a ministerial role in serving the students and other instructors for the remaining part of the summer under the watchful eyes of wilderness professionals. In order to participate in the internship, you must first complete the 40/40 expedition. (Offered in cooperation with Solid Rock Outdoor Ministries [SROM], which is accredited by the Association for Experiential Education.)
3.00
Summer 1
Undergraduate
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In this course you will explore the ways in which different paradigms of ministry affect youth, families and culture. What does it mean to be family-based in youth ministry? What is the role of the family in the church? How does Christianity affect culture? What is the role of the church today and in the future? How does culture play a part in the shaping process? What will youth ministry look like in the future? What implications for the future arise from the phenomenon of the "emerging church"?
3.00
Fall
Undergraduate
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In this course you will explore the ways in which different paradigms of ministry affect youth, families and culture. What does it mean to be family-based in youth ministry? What is the role of the family in the church? How does Christianity affect culture? What is the role of the church today and in the future? How does culture play a part in the shaping process? What will youth ministry look like in the future? What implications for the future arise from the phenomenon of the "emerging church"?
3.00
Fall
Undergraduate
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This course is designed for individuals who intend to focus on vocational communication (pastor, youth leader, itinerant speaker, evangelist, and teacher). You will explore the crucial elements of effective communication, including how to understand learning and teaching styles and how to connect with a variety of audiences and sizes. You will explore keys for personal and spiritual preparation, places to find illustrations, ways to connect God's Word with students, uses of humor, and the place of timing and speed in communication. You will grow in your understanding of hindrances to effective communication, techniques for body language, and the ways the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit work in the process of transforming people. Prerequisite: YOU 3130
3.00
Spring
Undergraduate
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This course is designed for individuals who intend to focus on vocational communication (pastor, youth leader, itinerant speaker, evangelist, and teacher). You will explore the crucial elements of effective communication, including how to understand learning and teaching styles and how to connect with a variety of audiences and sizes. You will explore keys for personal and spiritual preparation, places to find illustrations, ways to connect God's Word with students, uses of humor, and the place of timing and speed in communication. You will grow in your understanding of hindrances to effective communication, techniques for body language, and the ways the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit work in the process of transforming people. Prerequisite: YOU 3130
3.00
Spring
Undergraduate
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