Journalism and Digital Mass Media
The Cross-Cultural Media Communication Major prepares men and women to serve cross-culturally in mission settings as media communication experts. It equips students to utilize storytelling, communication skills, and media technology to spread the gospel message of Jesus Christ among the nations.
Students will benefit from Johnson’s accreditation, affordable tuition, and an experienced and engaged faculty passionate about each student’s success. Both the Bachelor of Science and Bachelor of Arts degree coursework integrate a Bible & Theology Core and Arts & Sciences Core. Bachelor of Arts degrees usually include 12 or more credits of foreign language study, while Bachelor of Science degrees include additional Natural Science (like Biology and Science Concepts) and Social and Behavioral Science courses (like Psychology and Economics). Students also apply their theoretical knowledge in real-world settings through professional internships. A Mass Communication minor is also offered.
When students complete this program, they will be able to do the following:
- Articulate biblical, theological, and missiological foundations for their chosen ministry field.
- Implement missional ministry within world contexts.
- Pursue Christian formational growth conducive to cross-cultural ministry.
- Utilize media arts skills, theory, and equipment to enhance biblical teaching and ministry.
For a comprehensive list regarding student learning outcomes, see the catalog.