EMC4980EN - Missional College Bachelor Research

Course description

You will be introduced to and practice quantitative and/or qualitative research methods as you participate in a research study related to your degree program. This course is followed by a Thesis course in which you will compile your data into a final thesis paper. The course may be repeated with a total credit limit of 6 credit hours. Specific course numbers by department include: EMC 4981 - Mission Studies

How this course benefits students

EMC 4982 - Cultural Studies

Why this course is important

Students will comprehend the reseach context and its effect upon the research process and findings.

Credit hours
3 hours
Subject area
Experiential Learning TMC
Educational level
Learning type
Upcoming terms
* Schedule subject to change. Please contact the Registrar's office with schedule questions.

How this course relates to missional core values

Biblically based

EMC 4983 - Ethnic & Reconciliation Studies

Missionally driven

EMC 4984 - Diaspora Studies

Contextually informed

EMC 4985 - World Religions.

Interculturally focused

Students need to grasp how knowledge is created and be able to explain how they know what we know. While the study of research methods may not be most people’s idea of exciting, the fact is that research methods work are at the very heart of all knowledge. Students will gain working knowledge of how knowledge is collected, presented and, disseminated. Learn to collect, analyze and interpret research data

Practically minded

Research is rooted in the New Testament concept of "witness" as the person who explains what he has seen and heard.

Experientially transformed

Research projects will integrate missio dei concepts.