International Community Development

Bachelor of Arts Degree

Advisor: Dr. Solomon Hailu

Program Overview

International/Community Development is an interdisciplinary degree program in practical missions, preparing graduates to address not only spiritual but also educational, economic, medical, and physical needs. A major in ICD is preparation to work in a helping capacity--through churches, ministries, mission agencies, nonprofit organizations, relief organizations, international schools, government agencies, and a variety of other endeavors in the USA and abroad. The basic skills taught in ICD—needs assessment, problem solving, training, and leadership—are valuable in any field. This degree can be completed in three years by following the degree-in-three plan sheet.

Degree Requirements

General Education: 56 hours

Major Courses: 36 hours

International Relations
International Political Economy
Political Science Research Methods
Internship in International Studies
Foundations of International Community Development
Needs Assessment
Senior Seminar and Paper
Conflict Resolution and Analysis
Program Evaluation

Major Electives:
Public Administration
Disaster Relief
Problems in International Community Development
Seminar in International Community Development

Cognate: 9 hours

Cross-Cultural Communication
Grant Writing
Department Seminar: Cultural Geography
Principles of Financial Accounting I

Minor or Electives: 18 hours
Degree Total: 120 hours (minimum)

Traditional - Degree Plan
Degree in 3 - Degree Plan

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Career Options
Internship Opportunities
  • Tulsa Global Alliance
  • United Nations Association of Eastern Oklahoma
  • International Relief and Development
  • Compassion International
  • United States Agency for International Development (USAID)
  • Dominion Farms (Kenya, Nigeria, Texas)
  • International Christian Concerns
  • Sustainable  Tulsa
  • Tulsa Council on Foreign Relations

For further information, please contact the Department of History, Humanities and Government