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Course ID Course Name Bookstore ID Resources Description
BNT 1000 New Testament History and Literature BNT 1700 View View
This course is an overview of the New Testament, giving special attention to the history, background, composition, form, message and purpose of the individual New Testament books, and the New Testament as a whole.
BNT 2002 Acts 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.
BNT 2715 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.
BNT 3006 Hebrews BNT 3706 View View
BNT 3008 Synoptic Gospels BNT 3708 View View
This course is a detailed study of the Synoptic Gospels with special attention given to their background, structure, main message and theological themes.
BNT 3009 Romans 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.
BOT 1702 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.
BOT 2701 Genesis BOT 2701 View View
This is a foundational course to give a foundation for a study of the rest of the Bible.
BOT 2713 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.
BOT 2715 Poetic Books 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.
BSA 1002/ENG 100 Interpretation of Biblical Literature BIB331 View View
A study of the process that led to the creation of the English Bible and its authority, a survey of the principles and practice of independent Bible study, including an emphasis on the grammatical historical approach to biblical interpretation. The student will study methods of application leading to the development of theme, proposition and finally the lesson itself.
BSA 3719 Advanced Hermeneutics BIB 521 View View
A study of basic to advanced principles and methods of biblical interpretation and application.
CM 1002 Spiritual Formation II 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.
CM 2711 Foundations of Teaching and Preaching MIN211 View View
Introduces the principles and skills necessary to effectively communicate Scripture through teaching and preaching delivery. This course allows for the development and application of skills learned.
CM 4732 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.
COM 3731 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.
CPL 1701 Introduction to Credit for Prior Learning CPL-101 View View
Even when given the opportunity, many college students do not even consider applying to get academic credit for their prior learning; because they do not understand the process, and are unwilling to pre-pay for credit that they are not certain that they can achieve. This is especially true for adult students who could probably benefit the most from using credit for prior learning options. This non-credit, Introduction to Credit for Prior Learning course is designed to help these students understand basic Credit for Prior Learning (CPL) information and earn the credits they apply for after completing this course. This course explains why students would want to consider CPL; it also describes what CPL is, and how the processes work; and finally, it personalizes CPL to prepare students for success after the course.
CS 1701 Tools for Career Preparation CSV101 View View
The culmination of nearly all academic work is intended to be a fulfilling career. This course provides a bold and comprehensive faith-based approach to help students understand and utilize some essential tools that will enable them to prepare for pursuing their career calling. Their edge will be the advantage of what they learn through expert training, and feel through a renewed sense of confidence. They will complete this course being equipped for emotional stability, accurate spiritual focus, and the practical tools needed to launch a successful career journey.
CUL 2003 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.
ENG 1000 College Writing I ENG131 View View
This course is an exercise in critical reading and thinking and effective strategies of persuasion. It is also a study of paragraph and composition structure, focusing on expository and persuasive writing as well as the "rhetorical modes" with their use individually and cooperatively, and on research and proper documentation requirements at the college level.
ENG 1001 College Writing II 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.
ENG 2703 Business Writing ENG203 View View
Advanced professional writing course that provides practice in communicating and writing for business, research, government, and industry. Emphasizes clear, concise, effective, and error-free communication. Develops skill in writing professional emails, memos, resumes, reports, project plans, and business abstracts for specific audiences through contextual analysis and encourages ethical responses to professional audiences. Collaborative production of business documents. Research and analysis of scholarly and news articles and documents in business. Prerequisites: ENG 131 (Composition and Reading I) and ENG 132 (Composition and Reading II) or equivalent college-level writing.
ENG 2732 American Literature I ENG232 View View
Survey of American Literature I-Beginnings to 1700 provides an overview of the literature and historical time-frame for this period. Stories, biographical sketches, poems, speeches, letters, and essays comprise this course in order to provide a rich array of readings for this literary study. Students will engage in a process of critical reading, responding, analyzing, interpreting, and writing in the course. There is no course prerequisite.
ENG 2733 English Literature I ENG233 View View
This is a course survey covering English literature from the Middle Ages through the Eighteenth Century. The course acquaints students with this literature through a process of reading, analyzing, interpreting, writing, and thinking critically about essays, stories, poetry, and plays from a broad spectrum of English literature. From knights to queens to Christian pilgrims to discoverers and reformers, this study provides a glimpse into the changing dynamics of the latter 1400s to the early 1800s. In so doing, the course considers English literature in a historical, social, and ideological context as those influences greatly impacted and shaped the writers and perceptions of the time period.
ENG 3732 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.
FAC101 ABCs for Atheneo System Facilitators FAC101 View View
The focus of this orientation course is to help Facilitators understand basic information for accessing and using the Atheneo Learning Management System.
FAC201 Orientation to Effective Online Facilitation FAC201 View View
This course is designed as an orientation to online learning and teaching.
GOV 1723 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.
HI 2003 World History 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.
HI 2732 World History II HIS232 View View
This course studies the development of the Western world and its institutions and ideas from the nineteenth century to the present. The student will be challenged to consider the positive and negative impact of Western thinking and to formulate a sense of personal responsibility within society.
HI 2733 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.
HI 2734 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.
HUM 1701 Skills for College Success SSS131 View View
This course will focus on competency in the implementation of strategies for managing time, increasing reading comprehension, employing rules of grammar and usage, completing assignments, taking tests, writing essays, and using technology within the educational setting. Upon completion of the course, the student should be able to apply the new competencies to building a successful college career.
HUM 1731 Goals Priorities 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.
HUM 2001 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.
HUM 2799 Worldview: Thinking Like Jesus (3cr.) CT231 View View
This course is designed to help students understand the meaning of worldview, and its importance in the life of a Christian. The worldviews of modern culture will be examined and evaluated in light of biblical truth. Students will understand the foundations of a biblical world view by studying appropriate passages of Scripture, especially those that relate to the life and teachings of Jesus.
IS 3733 Foundations of Christian Missions MIS333 View View
This course is intended to provide an introductory overview of the basis for Christian missions and establish a biblical and theological foundation to adequately sustain a long-term mission enterprise. In addition, relevant cultural and historical perspectives are thoroughly examined toward the intent of motivating positive desires for involvement in mission endeavors.
IS 4731 Theology of Missions MIS431 View View
A study of the Word of God as set forth through God's promise to Abraham to bless the nations through Jesus Christ and the Church; an application of the Word of God as it relates to the purposes, nature, scope and current challenges of cross-cultural missions.
LA 2732 Linguistics LING232 View View
This course is an introduction to linguistics and linguistic theory. It is specifically designed to provide a basic understanding of linguistics and practice with some of its applications to students who are not linguists, but who realize the need for familiarity with the fundamentals of linguistic theory in order to help them practice their profession.
LM 1732 Goals, Priorities, & Attitudes 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. 

LM 3701 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.
LM 3711 Learning and Teaching LM 3711 View View
This course introduces perspectives on learning, growth, and change with an emphasis on application to teaching and training various age groups and teaching within specialized segments of the church and society. The principles of learning and teaching will be applicable to multiple settings, although Christian education will be a primary focus for the course.
LM 3726 Essentials 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.
LM 3731 Christian 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.
LM 3732 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.
LM 3736 Financial Concepts LM 3736 View View
The study of finance within the context of small business. Topics include personal and organizational financial management, analysis of financial statements, leveraging debt, working capital management, time value of money, and capital budgeting.
LM 4731 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.
LM 4732 Cutting Issues in Management MGT431 View View
A modular course for managers allowing them to build upon the principles of management to study the current trends and developments in the field of management as found in business currently and in the thinking of writers in the field.
LM 4734 Teams and the Work Process MGT434 View View
The organization of work in the implementation of the strategic plan with work analyzed for how human efforts in teams and other small groups of various compositions and other structures can effectively bring that work to a quality level of completion as defined by the end-user.
LM 4737 Management of Human Resources MGT437 View View
A study of an organization's effort to find, motivate and retain effective people who demonstrate a commitment to being part of a team which accomplishes the organizational mission.
MTH 1731 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.
MTH1733 Applied College Algebra MAT133 View View
An introduction to college mathematics is provided with an emphasis on business and work-world applications. Students will perform best in this course if they have a basic understanding of high school mathematics through Algebra. The goal of the course is to build a fundamental understanding of college algebra that is adequate to provide a level of competence expected of a college graduate.
MU 1731 Music Appreciation MUS131 View View
Students learn to understand, appreciate, and enjoy listening to music via an investigation of its building blocks, history, key personalities and representative works.
MU 2702 History and Literature of Church Music 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.
PS 1701 Introduction to 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.
PS 3721/ CO 3721 Crisis Counseling PSY321 View View
This course will explore historical and contemporary theory and methodology of crisis intervention. Specific emphasis will be given to understand situational and maturational crises, and the Christian implications of crisis counseling. the student will be introduced to the basic process and application of Biblical crisis intervention. The course will include such topics as: death, suicide, abuse, and helping children through crisis or trauma.
SBA 2731 Macroeconomics BUS231 View View
A study of macroeconomic theory with a primary emphasis placed upon an examination of economic aggregates, including topics such as supply and demand, the market process, the economic role of government, measuring the nation's economic performance, unemployment, economic fluctuations, fiscal policy, money and the banking system, economic growth, international trade, and foreign exchange markets.
SBA 2732 Microeconomics BUS232 View View
A study of microeconomic theories of supply and demand, price determination, resource allocation, various degrees of competition and international trade and finance, as well as exploration of applications such as income inequality, rural and urban economics, social control of industry, and labor unions.
SBA 3731 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
SBA 3732 Legal Implications for Business BUS332 View View
This course will give a basic explanation of the law--its sources, development, terminology--and a discussion of specific legal doctrines and principles which affect business, with an introduction to business organizations such as corporations and partnerships, criminal contracts, legal documents and property.
SBA 3733 Entrepreneurship BUS333 View View
This course covers the various disciplines, activities and skill sets required to be successful as an entrepreneur. It explains the physiological and analytical aspects of successful entrepreneurship as well as skill sets needed in the disciplines of management, marketing, accounting, operations and law.
SBA 3735 Economics for 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.
SBA 4731 Organizational Marketing and Sales 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.
SBA 4732 Ethical Decisions in the Workplace ETH432 View View
The development, discussion and resolution of ethical issues in organizations and how outcomes are impacted by ethical standards and Christian faith.
SCI 1731 Introduction to Health Science HSC131 View View
Contemporary health knowledge intended to develop proper attitudes and behavior in the areas of nutrition, drug and alcohol use and abuse, stress, chronic and communicable diseases, environmental factors, death and dying, and mental health. The course also examines barriers which hinder lifestyle changes.
SCI 1733 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.
SCI 1734 Earth Science Introduction PSI131 View View
Earth science including physical and historical geology, meteorology and descriptive astronomy; the economic, social and philosophic aspects of the subject matter.
SCI 1735 Earth Science Lab PSL111 View View
This laboratory is comprised of learning activities and application exercises related Earth Sciences.
SOC 2705 Urban Social Issues: People, Problems, and Policy 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.
SOC 2731 Intro to Sociology SOC231 View View
This course will introduce the student to the fundamental concepts of inter­relationships 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.
TESL 2711 Theories of Second Language Acquisition TESL 2111 View View
This course is a survey of the theories and practices of second language acquisition and language research. The course will also cover topics relating to second language acquisition, which include comparing and contrasting first and second language acquisition, cognitive styles and strategies, affective factors in language acquisition, sociocultural factors in language acquisition, interlanguage, communicative competence, and language testing.
TESL 2722 Methods of TESOL I TESL 2122 View View
This course prepares students in the use of materials and techniques for teaching English to speakers of other languages through mathematics, science, social studies and language arts. Emphasis is placed on the SIOP and CALLA approaches and the use of listening, speaking, reading and writing skills across the content areas. Methods of teaching English to speakers of other languages through the content areas are to be explored.
TESL 2731 Structure of the English Language TESL231 View View

This course is a survey of the important structure, grammar and syntax of the English language that is essential for non-native speakers to know. The course will teach idiosyncrasies of each language group and how that affects learning English. A variety of techniques used in teaching language structure will be explored.

TESL 3722 College Level TESL TESL 3022 View View
This course will prepare people to teach English as a second language at the college level. It is especially designed for students planning to work in restricted access countries, but also prepares students to teach on the college level in the US. Topics covered will include college level vocabulary and reading comprehension, written expression and composition, conversational skills, listening comprehension, note-taking, plagiarism, critical thinking skills, cultural issues, college life, lesson planning, curriculum development and preparation for standardized tests.
TESL 4711 Language Program and Curriculum Design TESL 4011 View View
This course teaches the variety of administrative tasks that accompany TESL, needs assessment and setting priorities based on understanding the culture and community in which one teaches. Constructing TESL curricula and syllabi, lesson planning and determining how the day-to-day learning fits into the larger picture constitute the academic components. Other administrative concerns included in this course are time management, technology, strategies and decision-making. Students will analyze the design and use of commercially available texts and materials. Methods of developing one�s own curriculum will be explored and experienced. Students will work on preparation, and evaluation of their own teaching materials, which can be used in future teaching situations.
TH 2200 Apologetics CTH211 View View
This class is an introduction to apologetics and the discipline of defending the Christian faith against objections or questions. Major content areas: a brief history of apologetics, a discussion on the trustworthiness of the Bible as a literary and historical book, the existence of God, the problem of evil and suffering and a good God, the person of Jesus Christ as presented in the Gospels, miracles and the resurrection, the problem of Christian hypocrisy.
TH 2222/SOC 2222 Contemporary Issues in American Society (2 cr.) TH 2222 View View
This class will examine the following four topics relating to contemporary issues in society. The topics are Is the Bible true?; Homosexuality, Creation/ Evolution. This course will analyze the arguments presented on the perspectives on the issue and contemplate how they relate to the Biblical text and contemporary culture.
TH 2705 Introduction to Christian Faith 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.
TH 2722/SOC 2722 Contemporary Issues in American Society TH 2722 View View
This class will examine the following four topics relating to contemporary issues in society. The topics are Is the Bible true?; Homosexuality, Creation/ Evolution. This course will analyze the arguments presented on the perspectives on the issue and contemplate how they relate to the Biblical text and contemporary culture.
WA 2731 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.
WA 2732 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.