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Course ID Course Name Bookstore ID Resources Description
BIB 521 Approaches to Understanding Scripture BIB 521 View View
A study of basic to advanced principles and methods of biblical interpretation and application.
BIBW332 Pauls New Test Letters NT332 View View
An overview of Paul's writings to the first-century churches. This study highlights major issues and considers application to individual believers and churches of today. Appropriate hermeneutical principles and procedures are also demonstrated.
BL110 New Testament Survey NT232 View View
A survey of the New Testament including events in the life of Christ, the development of the early church, the work of the followers of Christ, and the influence on organizations and people in the first century.
BL150 Old Testament Survey OT231 View View
A survey of the history, literature and theology of the Old Testament with a specific emphasis on the contemporary application of Old Testament teachings. A critical examination of the concept of covenant in the Old Testament will occur throughout the course. A critical analysis of specific Old Testament passages will contextualize the broader themes and teachings of the Old Testament.
BL190 BIblical Interpretation: Hermeneutics BIB331 View View
For many believers, the task of studying, interpreting, understanding, and applying the Bible becomes a daunting task. This course will launch the student into a hands-on study and approach to Scripture. We will explore the practical guidelines of basic Bible study (“hermeneutics”) and look at how to study the Bible within the different genres of Scripture. You will become familiar with seven of the key methods to do Bible study, which will be most rewarding and practical for developing devotionals, sermons, and Bible studies. This course is designed specifically for helping the students fall in love with the Bible. Through class participation and weekly Aspect papers, the students will learn to navigate their way through the paragraphs of Scripture. This will be an enriching time of wonderful synergy between knowledge and application, bringing a new-found confidence when approaching the Bible.
BL331 Hebrew Wisdom Literature ETH431 View View
A study of Job, Psalms, Proverbs, Ecclesiastes and the Song of Songs that emphasizes the genius of Hebrew poetry and the doctrinal depth, spiritual value and ethical implications of these books.
BL348 Romans: New Life in the Spirit NT423 View View
This course is an exegetical and historical study of Paul's Epistle to the Romans with exposition and application of the book's leading themes.
BL431 Acts: The Early Church NT431 View View
A study of the Acts of the Apostles that specifically follows the historical expansion of the church through doctrinal development, growth in understanding, evangelism and geographical expansion through the missionary activities of its members. We will become acquainted with the activities of the great church leaders of the first century, e.g., Peter, James and Paul.
CTH232 Biblical Worldview CTH232 View View
A study of the biblical worldview as presented in the Old and New Testaments. Use of the Scripture to explore the role of general revelation (the creation) and special revelation (the Scriptures) and to experience God at work in the modern world.
GE131 Basic College Mathematics MAT131 View View
The development of mathematical concepts for application to the student's work and daily life. A review of mathematical concepts including the basics of algebra and geometry.
GE132 Introduction to Life Science PSI132 View View
This course introduces life science from a Christian worldview. Course topics include biological organization and hierarchy, energy and nutrient flow cycles, population biology, genetics and reproduction, and cellular biology.
GE140 English Composition I ENG133 View View
A review of the basics of the composition forms used in written language and the proper use of grammar in both written and oral forms.
GE201 Biblical & Historical Foundations of Worship 1 WOR231 View View
The study of God\'s design for worship as found in the Old Testament and how it relates to Christian worship today.
GE202 Biblical & Historical Foundations of Worship 2 WOR232 View View
A study of how Christian worship has evolved beginning with the first-century church. An understanding of the various forms of worship over time including their relevance to current society.
GE231 Introduction to Sociology SOC231 View View
This course will introduce the student to the fundamental concepts of inter-relationships and group activities. Students will be able to integrate experience from his or her own life and work environments while studying the principles involved in dyadic groups, primary groups, secondary groups, institutions and society.
GE251 History of Music in Worship: Survey of Attitudes and Practice MUS231 View View
This course will visit key moments in the history of Western Christian church music. The story of music in Christian worship services in the West begins with the evolution of Gregorian chant from Hebrew and other models, progresses through the development of music for more than one voice part in settings for the early Catholic Mass, and divides into the Reformation stream including Lutheran chorales, other Protestant metrical Psalm settings, and the emergence of loftier settings in the cantatas of J. S. Bach and the oratorios of G. F. Handel. The narrative then continues onto the development of hymns, first without and then with specific tunes, then onto a lighter variety of gospel, revival and Sunday School songs. All the while, religious thinkers and musicians within the church (often the same people) continually examined their practice of music in worship and sought musical reforms and developments which they thought would bring more truth, spiritual edification, beauty and/or appropriate praise to God.
GE281 Introduction to Philosophy PHL201 View View
A survey of the history and terminology of philosophy with a brief introduction to epistemology and ontology. Philosophical systems from ancient to modern times are considered and evaluated in light of the Christian worldview.
GE300 Literature of C. S. Lewis ENG332 View View
The course will explore the life of and literature produced by C. S. Lewis in order to gain perception into his theology, the various genre in which he wrote, and the principles that make his writings meaningful nearly forty years after his death.
GE310 Cultural Anthropology SOC232 View View
This course introduces you to the principles and practice of cultural anthropology. After class exploration of various methods and concepts, you will explore those insights practically in actual cross-cultural experiences.
GE333 Church History II HIS234 View View
A study of the history of the Christian Church from the dawning of the Reformation to the present time with special emphasis upon the people, events and doctrinal controversies that were significant in the growth of Christianity.
GE353A History of the Israelite Kingdom OT333 View View
This course is a study of the history of the people of God in the Old Testament as that history is recorded from Genesis through Esther. It will consider God\'s redemptive plan as it is expressed in His covenants with Israel. Special emphasis will be made to help the student understand the geography of the Near East.
GOV123 US Government GOV123 View View
This course is an examination of U.S. Government beginning with the foundations and basic components of our government and including an analysis of current policy-making and governmental impact on our society and the world. Emphasis will be given to the constitutional development of the federal government, the Christian foundations of our government, social issues, and foreign policy.
GS133 Introduction Psychology PSY133 View View
A study of the fundamental concepts of psychology including biological processes, development, behavior, learning and memory, personality, psychological disorders and social psychology.
GS142K English Composition 2 ENG132 View View
An exercise in the ability to read and think critically and to write persuasively. A study of the collection and synthesis of information from a variety of sources, focusing on the ability to use such information to logically construct an argument.
GS202A Urban Social Issues URBMIN201 & SOC205 View View
The purpose of this course is to provide an overall framework for understanding and examining pertinent social issues in the urban setting. The course will expand the student's knowledge, skills, and understanding of social issues that impact individuals, families, groups, communities, and organizations. Particular attention will be given to the analysis and evaluation of society can do to further impact these problems. Social issues to be explored include but are not limited to the changing nature of the family, education, health and illness, drug use, sexual behavior, inequality, and the economy.
GS241K Introduction to Western Civilization HIS231 View View
A study of the foundations of the modern world from the first civilizations through the 18th century. Topics include Western and non-Western classical civilizations, the Middle Ages and the age of absolutism.
GS331 Church History I HIS233 View View
A study of the history of the Christian Church from its founding on the day of Pentecost to the beginning of the Reformation with special emphasis upon the people, events and doctrinal controversies that were significant in the growth of Christianity.
HIS201 U.S. History Through Reconstruction HIS201 View View
This American history survey course covers the period from before the first European settlements in the New World through Reconstruction. The course covers political, economic, and social aspects that emerged with American colonization, discontent with English rule, the American Revolution, and how these events shaped the formation of a new republic, the creation of the Constitution, expansion and spread of democracy, the Industrial Revolution, westward expansion, the Antebellum South, the Civil War and other conflicts, culminating with the development of America through the period of Reconstruction. Students will engage in critical reading and writing, analysis and evaluation, and research. There are no prerequisites for this course.
HIS202 U.S. History Since Reconstruction HIS202 View View
This American history survey course covers the period since the Reconstruction and into twenty-first century America. The course covers national and international developments and events that shape the U. S. culture, economics, and political landscapes today. Emphasis is on an understanding of expansion, industrialization, urbanization, social and cultural reforms, foreign policies, immigration, rise of big business, economic crashes and depressions, wars and conflicts, and the emergence of the U. S. as a world leader and super power. Students will engage in critical reading and writing, analysis and evaluation, research, and think critically about how major topics in U. S. history impact America today. There are no prerequisites for this course.
LD132 Goals, Priorities, & Attitudes 6wks LD132 View View

A study of the setting of goals, as well as the priorities necessary to attain these goals, with an emphasis upon how prioritized goals relate to the student's Christian worldview of life and the workplace.  The attitude of the individual, the God-given gifts, and a personal financial plan and how they impact the ability and willingness to set prioritized goals will be discussed. 

LD142 Goals Priorities and Attitudes LD131 View View
The setting of goals, as well as priorities among those goals, with an emphasis upon how those goals and priorities relate to the realities and aspirations of life. The attitude of the individual including other aspects of psychological makeup and how it impacts upon the ability and willingness to set goals and priorities. An emphasis upon how goals, priorities and attitudes can lead to effective Christian personal management.
LD302 Pastoral Epistles NT432 View View
This course is a study of Hebrews; James; I and II Peter; I, II and III John; Jude and Revelation with a special emphasis given to personal application of Scripture.
LD331 Biblical Concepts of Leadership LD331 View View
A study of the concepts of leadership in the context of Scripture and application of these concepts to personal, professional and career goals. The course will include the use of a survey to assess each individual\'s leadership capabilities to help him/her to understand his/her personal profile.
LD431 Case Studies in Leadership LD431 View View
Case studies will be selected for in-depth study of the application of leadership concepts with particular reference to those concepts found in Scripture. Students will develop a written analysis of their style of leadership. Related issues are introduced through readings.
LD432 Small Groups in the Church MIN432 View View
This course will benefit anyone who participates in small groups, but it is specifically designed to help leaders understand the components of group process and enable them to fulfill their roles. The primary focus of the course is small groups in a church-based ministry, although many of the concepts and principles also apply to businesses and other organizations that are comprised of groups of people.
LD434 Introduction to Ethics ETH434 View View
A study of theoretical and practical problems of moral conduct and proposed solutions with an emphasis upon the nature of ethics, values, rights, obligations and opportunities.
MN131 Life of Christ NT331 View View
A study of the Life of Christ as recorded in the Synoptic Gospels and in the Gospel according to John.
MN211 Foundations of Preaching and Teaching: Homiletics MIN211 View View
This course provides an overview of the expository method of message preparation and delivery, with an emphasis on foundational elements and practical techniques. Expository teaching is examined through a balance of academic study, directed observation and practical application.
MN231 Evangelism and Discipleship MIS331 View View
A study of the nature, purpose and process of biblical evangelism and its application to various ministries; a study of New Testament discipleship principles and their application, with a special emphasis upon building discipling relationships and small group ministry.
MN435 Biblical Counseling PSY231 View View
This course introduces the biblical principles of counseling and outlines the process by which Christian leaders can counsel people with specific problems. The course also provides an introduction to the counseling profession from a Christian perspective, explores how biblical and psychological principles may be integrated and applied to counseling issues, and describes the nature and role of the counselor as a person and as a professional.
OS231 Accounting for Managers BUS331 View View
This course provides an overview of accounting from the perspective of a non-accounting manager. It helps to develop the tools to understand the essentials of how finance functions within an organization. This includes internal controls, the function of accounting, historical accounting data and financial planning. The course also provides an overview of how to manage a business by God's principles
OS331 Communication Concepts SPT331 View View
An introduction to the concepts of effective oral and written communication to include functioning in teams and other organizational settings as well as interpersonal exchanges.
OS332 Organizational Behavior MGT332 View View
Organizational goals, priorities and strategies interfacing with the behavior of individuals and groups inside the organization and in other affecting organizations. Attention is given to the effect of organizational culture, government laws and regulations and the economy upon organizational behavior.
OS335 Economics and the Manager BUS335 View View
A focus on the use of economics in making managerial decisions; both within an organization, and in the larger market arena. Issues involving scarcity and choice, the United States economy, price, production, cost, competition, money, income, business cycles and international trade are included. The interaction between economics and organizations is emphasized.
OS365 Principles of Management MGT331 View View
A study of the five parts of managing organizations' planning, organizing, staffing, leading, and controlling/evaluating with the study of principles for application to both not-for-profit and for-profit organizations and applications in organizations with references to Scripture.
OS431 Marketing Concepts and Application BUS431 View View
The use of organizational mission to develop a marketing approach to reach potential constituencies with image, product and service that will cause those constituencies to utilize the organization to meet their perceived needs in a manner that is profitable to the organization.
OT334 Old Testament Pentateuch OT334 View View
A study of the five books of Moses, with emphasis upon Genesis, Exodus, the institutions of Israel and the history of the nation in its formative period. It will consider God's redemptive plan as it is expressed in His covenants with Israel. Special emphasis will be made to help the student understand the geography of the Near East.
PSI131 Earth Science PSI131 View View
A study of earth science. Focus on physical and historical geology, meteorology and descriptive astronomy, and economic, social, and philosophic aspects.
SPT231 Essentials of Speech SPT231 View View
A study of principles for speech outlining, composition, and delivery. Focus on speech preparation and presentation that informs, persuades, demonstrates, and actuates. Emphasis on application of speech principles in professional environments.
TH331 Introduction to Christian Theology CTH331 View View
This course serves as an introduction to the study of Christian Theology. Participants will explore key doctrines such as divine revelation, God, creation, humanity, sin, Jesus Christ, The Holy Spirit, salvation and Christian spirituality, the church, and eschatology.