World missions is at the very heart of our purpose at Ouachita. If your calling is to be a missionary, a Bachelor of Arts degree in Christian Studies with an emphasis in Christian Missions from OBU can help you reach your goal.
Understanding the history, theology, purposes and challenges faced by the Christian missionary — and being prepared to proclaim the Gospel effectively in the global community in the 21st century — are vital to the success of missionaries. In addition to the standard Christian Studies courses and completion of the Missions area of emphasis, you will be expected to complete an approved international missions experience.
A major in Christian Studies with an emphasis in Christian Missions requires the completion of the University CORE, Internship/Service Component, the Christian Studies Basic Requirements and 12 hours in the following courses: