The foundation for Praxis is applied learning. In addition to studying alongside other first-year students, Praxis students take unique courses that include both theoretical and practical elements. For 8 months, students engage in academic classes, which serve as the base for further study in faith, culture, and urban ministry and earn them a full semester of transferable credit to other post-secondary institutions (see Transfer Guides for more information). Courses also include learning experiences such as guest speakers, a fall retreat, one-on-one mentoring, team building and peer discipleship groups. The combination of hands-on experience, in-class learning and community building create a program that is sure to be transformational.