The two-year internship-based degree program cultivates the heart and skills
of the Christian influencer. Program leaders seek individuals desiring to develop
a solid Christian foundation to effectively influence others in College settings, in
the marketplace, and/or in part-time or full-time ministry. TheExperience joins
foundational academic and Theological instruction with leadership and character
development—all in the context of real-world ministry opportunities where
students may practice what they learn under the guidance of experienced leaders.
The Associate of Christian Leadership (TheExperience Internship Track) requires
60 credit hours of academic work; acceptance requires joint approval by GenIgnite
Student Ministries and Grace College of Divinity. Some classes may vary year
to year. Successful completion is based on 1) academic performance that meets
the standards for graduation for Grace College of Divinity and 2) satisfactory
participation in the internship, as determined by the Internship Director.

Program Objectives

The student will:

• Be equipped with skills for a life time of Kingdom living involving personal
character development;
• Develop leadership skills to influence the world around them;
• Be able to plan, organize, and implement outreach programs targeting
youth; and
• Be knowledgeable, articulate, and model Kingdom-oriented people,
Kingdom hearts with skills of influence, and launch the next generation of
leaders who will be able to hear, “well done, my good and faithful servant.”


Class              Course Name                                                    Credit Hours

ENG 101      Effective Communication                                         3

CLG 101       Destiny and Calling                                                    3

THE 101       Introduction to Theology                                          3

CLG 311       Seminar in Leadership Development I                   3

CLG 260       Studies and Practices in Self Leadership I             3

CLG 240       Leadership Practicum I                                             3

CLG 241       Leadership Practicum II                                            3

CLG 312       Seminar in Leadership Development II                  3

CLG 261       Studies and Practices in Self Leadership II             3

MIS 302       Communicating the Relevance of God’s Story       3

                   Total Credit Hours:                                                   30


Class              Course Name                                                Credit Hours

BIB 104         Hermeneutics                                                        3

THE 301        Kingdom of God                                                    3

BIB 302         Pauline Writings and Leadership                        3

CLG 280       Personal Growth and Leadership I                      3

CLG 281       Personal Growth and Leadership II                     3

ENG 102      Writing and Research                                             3

CNS 402      Marriage and Family in Society                             3

MIS 301       Cultural Anthropology                                            3

PHL 101      Philosophy and Worldview                                    3

CNS 110      Psychology of a Leader                                          3

          Total Credit Hours:                                                          30

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