FOUNDATIONS OF BIBLICAL FAITH COURSE DESCRIPTION
The Foundations of Biblical Faith course is the introductory online 10-week course (3 credits) that provides the foundation to study in WCIU’s Masters of Arts in International Development program*. Note: Acceptance for our PhD program is currently paused.
During these ten weeks, students will:
TRANSFERABILITY OF CREDITS
*The transferability of credits earned at William Carey International University (WCIU) is at the complete discretion of the institution to which a student may seek to transfer.
The next Foundations course will be offered during the Spring 2017 term (April 4, 2017 - June 19, 2017)
Key Dates for Foundations course:
Cost for the Foundations course (3 credits): $600
(If you are working for an organization that is affiliated with WCIU, please ask them for the promotional code discount number)
STEP 1: Review conditional enrollment standards
CONDITIONAL ENROLLMENT: is required for all new students desiring to enter WCIU’s MA program or take the Foundations of Biblical Faith course
STEP 2: Complete the Foundations of Biblical Faith Online Application
Prospective students must have a bachelor’s degree or equivalent to apply.
STEP 3: Submit necessary English requirements (if applicable)
Applicants whose first language is not English will be required to demonstrate the ability to study and complete assignments in English at the graduate level in one or more of the following ways:
TOEFL score of 90 (for the internet-based test) or 550 (paper-based test)
IELTS score of 6.5
Writing sample: 1500 words or more
View English requirements here.
STEP 4: Secure a Proctor (if applicable)
Students must find a proctor to administer any exams they may need to take for admission to a program. For information about getting a proctor and the proctor application, please see “Proctoring for Exams” in the Catalog found under the Academics tab.
STEP 5: Meet WCIU technology and computer requirements
The majority of WCIU coursework requires access to the internet for the use of the online library and Populi, our online course management system where students post assignments, interact in discussions, and correspond with faculty. Students must have access to reliable internet to achieve successful academic progress.
Windows Vista/7/8/10 or comparable Macintosh/Linux operating system
High speed Internet connection; cable, DSL, etc. (Dialup connections are not recommended.)
Word Processor, MS Word recommended. (OpenOffice, a free equivalent to Microsoft Office, is available at www.openoffice.org).
Internet Web Browser (Chrome or Firefox recommended)
Personal E-mail Address (Gmail or other free account with web access) * Adobe Acrobat Reader (free download, www.adobe.com)
STEP 6: Sign Conditional Enrollment Agreement
Accepted students must sign the conditional enrollment agreement before registering for their courses.