COM4110 Communication Theory for Christian Witness

Course Overview

Educational Level: Upper undergraduate, Bachelor
Credit Hours: 3 Credits
Instructor: Dr. Troy Borst

Course Description:

For effective and meaningful Christian witness to take place in the missional context of many languages and cultures, people need to have a deepening understanding of good communication principles. Communication Theory for Christian Witness builds upon the study of human communication with special attention to issues in linguistics, contextualization, storying and the use of new developments in fields of technology.

How This Course Benefits Students:

Communication Theory in Christian Witness gives students the necessary tools for better evaluating how to present the Gospel with particular emphasis on missional contexts where communication takes place across linguistic and cultural barriers.

Why This Course Is Important:

Communication Theory in Christian Witness provides students the opportunity to explore critical questions and possibilities in their search to become better communicators of the Gospel across a wide range of contexts. Missional communication outside the confinement of the church community requires critical thinking and evaluation and creative, enterprising attempts to meaningfully and effectively communicate the Gospel.