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Global Year + Bethany Global University

Global Year is passionate about equipping people with the gospel through a year-long intercultural experience. During their program, students focus on learning language, culture, and growing in Christ.

Both Global Year and BGU are committed to providing a Christ-centered intercultural experience. This partnership allows students to easily continue their education after the Global Year program.

Students at Global Year can work with their academic advisor to plan a seamless transition from Global Year to Bethany Global University.

Undergraduate Course Equivalence

Global Year Course: Equivalent BGU Course:
Spiritual Disciplines Foundations of Soul Care
Health and Wellness Health and Wellness
Bible and Theology Gospel of the Kingdom*
Evangelism and Discipleship Evangelism, Discipleship, and Community
Spiritual Formation and Ministry Practicum Life in the Spirit
Local Religious Study and Contextual Ministry Worldviews and World Religions*
Anthropology Cultural Anthropology
Communications, Foreign Language Learning, and Contextual Ministry Elective

*Supplementary material and demonstration of competency(ies) may be required; pursuant to the direction of the BGU Director of Online Education.

Undergraduate Transfer Credit Policy

The BGU Admissions Committee evaluates transfer applicants based on their record at previous institutions; cumulative grade point average, Christian character, performance trends, and leadership skills are evaluated. Applicants successfully completing the program at Global Year are not guaranteed admission to BGU if they fail to meet the admissions guidelines and standards.