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CM 341 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.
ACCT 311 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.
ACCT311B Accounting for Managers ACCT311B View View
An overview of accounting from the perspective of a non-accounting manager in order to provide that manager with the tools to understand the essentials of how finance functions within the organization including internal controls, the function of accounting and the difference between historical accounting data and financial planning.
ART103B WC- Art Appreciation ART103B View View
This course will acquaint students with a general view of the Arts as seen in modern Western culture; comparing that view to a biblical view of \'imaginative\' and artistic expression. Students will then consider the biblical teaching on \'imaginal intelligence\' and its role in the worship of GOD specifically, in the life of His Church and Her global ministries, and in human experience and culture generally. They will also be encouraged to develop a \'vantage point\' on how imaginative and artistic expression in the market place, and the faith community, as well as the elite Arts World-is a part of everyday life. The class will finally suggest six (6) important questions related to the biblical standards for evaluating artistic expression.
BIBW131 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.
BIBW132 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.
BIBW332 Paul`s 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.
BIBW333 Hist 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.
BL 212 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.
BL 223 Worship in the Old Testament 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 in form, substance and appeal.
BL 301 Understanding & Applying Bible 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.
BL 341 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.
BL 403 Biblical 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.
BL201B WC- Old Testament Survey: Genesis - Esther BL201B View View
This course is a study of the history of God�s people in the Old Testament as recorded from Genesis through Esther. It will give the student a basic understanding of God�s covenants with humanity, the history of the Jewish people, the geography of the Near East, and the books and parchments that became the Bible that Jesus used.
BL202B WC- Old Testament Survey: Job - Malachi BL202B View View
A study of the wisdom and prophetic literature of the Old Testament, with emphasis on the continuous proclamation of God�s global redemption and the centrality of the Messiah.
BL211B Old Testament Survey BL211B View View
This course is a study of the history of God's people in the Old Testament as recorded from Genesis to Malachi. It will give the student a basic understanding of God's covenants with humanity, the history of the Jewish people, the geography of the Near East, and the books and parchments that became the Bible that Jesus used.
BL212B WC - New Testament Survey BL212B 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.
BL301B WC- Hermeneutics BL301B View View
A study of the Old and New Testaments along with the hermeneutical principles necessary for their proper interpretation. There will also be emphasis on the process through which a person proceeds in his/her quest for faith and the practical principles needed to apply first-century truth to twenty-first-century life.
BL331B WC- The Life of Christ BL331B View View
This course will focus on the life, ministry, death, and resurrection of Jesus Christ as presented in the four Gospels with a view toward enriching the student's understanding of God's love for mankind through the ultimate gift of His Son.
BL341B Acts: The Early Church BL341B View View
A study of the Acts of the Apostles specifically following the historical expansion of the church through doctrinal development, growth in understanding, evangelism and geographical expansion through missionary activities of its members. We will become acquainted with the activities of the great church leaders of the first century, i.e., Peter, James and Paul.
BL342B WC- NT Epistles and Revelation BL342B View View
An introduction to the New Testament Epistles and Revelation including authorship, historical content, and theological themes. Special attention will be given to important persons, places, events, as well as to key chapters in the New Testament revelation.
BL401B Paul`s New Testament Letters BL401B 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.
BL403B Biblical Ethics BL403B View View
This is a study of complexities of our modern world and how we live in it as Christians. This course will demonstrate that Christian ethics is ultimately rooted in the nature and actions of God and in the worldview derived from the biblical story. A biblical worldview acts as the basis for decision-making when facing ethical issues of life.
BTW331 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.
BUS332 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.
BUS421B WC - Fundamentals of Funds Development I BUS421B View View
The introduction to concepts in the development of friends and funds to support the mission and vision of the nonprofit organization. This class will consider the annual fund, major gifts, special events, and donor data development and tracking.
BUS431B Strategic Communication for Non-Profit Organizations BUS431B View View
This course focuses on how a non-profit organization communicates effectively with its target audience. Emphasis will be given to the design of a strategic plan to communicate the mission and values of a non-profit organization. The student will be encouraged to make immediate application of principles within the current work environment.
CM 304B Discipleship Counseling CM 304B View View
Discipleship Counseling is an integrated approach to personal and spiritual conflict resolution through genuine repentance and faith in God.
CM 311 Worship: Early Christian Church to the Present 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.
CM 341 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.
CM 411 Planting the Purpose Driven Church MIN431 View View
This course will introduce the student to the literature, skills and philosophy that will enable him/her to lead in the planting of a new congregation. Using the Saddleback Valley Community Church as an example and the experience of a new church planter, the student will be led through the process and see the decisions this church made to grow into a vibrant congregation.
CM 451 Christian Faith in 21st Century HIS431 View View
A study of major issues facing the church as it enters the new century with emphasis upon the key problems that both Protestant and Roman Catholic churches are wrestling with and trends that are likely to develop. The study will consider the Sermon on the Mount from the teaching of Jesus to determine how Christians ought to deal with these issues.
CM303B WC-Discipleship and Small Groups CM303B View View
This course is a study of New Testament discipleship principles and their application, with a special emphasis upon building discipling relationships and small group ministry. Groups are the building blocks of organizations and Christian ministries. Nearly everyone participates in both formal and informal groups. Leaders must understand group process because it directly affects creativity, problem solving, decision making and productivity. This course focuses primarily on the function of small groups in a church setting, with an understanding that many of the principles also apply to business and other areas of life that are comprised of groups of people.
CM304B WC- Discipleship Counseling CM304B View View
Discipleship Counseling is an integrated and comprehensive process of personal and spiritual conflict resolution through genuine repentance and faith in God. The process incorporates the presence of God in the context of a biblical world view.
CSL331 Counseling Skills 1 CSL331 View View
This course is designed to introduce students to foundational issues of human growth, discipleship, and healing as they relate to Christian counseling in the local church or other setting. Through practical, hands-on experience, students learn how to listen to God, themselves, and others; overcome barriers to effective helping; respond to inappropriate behavior; and reinforce scriptural truth through prayer. The development of a solid theological foundation assists students in learning the knowledge, skill, and character necessary for effective relational Christian counseling.
CSL431 Holy Spirit in Counseling CSL431 View View
This course is designed to challenge students to seek a place of intimacy with the Holy Spirit, and to regard the Holy Spirit as the actual Counselor as we seek to minister to those in need. Guided by the Holy Spirit through Scripture, the insights of godly men and women who have sought and found that place of intimacy, and direct communication, students will grow to understand, appreciate, and apply this aspect of the role of the Holy Spirit in counseling settings. This course will address the person and work of the Holy Spirit, as well as the Spirit\'s power, gifts, and fruit as these things relate to Christian counseling.
CSL435 Marriage and Family Counseling CSL435 View View
This course focuses on the importance of the family as the foundational biblical and social institution. Students will develop an understanding of the biblical teaching on marriage and family, skills for assessment and counseling, and resources for referring as necessary to build healthy marriages and families.
CT/HIS201B WC- Church History CT/HIS201B View View
A study of the history of the Church from its founding on the day of Pentecost to the present time. This course will emphasize the development of Christian doctrine during the last 2,000 years as well as the role of the Church in proclaiming, articulating, and defending it. May be taken as dual credit for HIS elective. Prerequisites: CT 225 Christian Doctrine
CT101B Living Free in Christ CT101B View View
In order to live a liberated life in Christ we must know who we are in Christ and resolve all personal and spiritual conflicts through genuine repentance and faith in God. This class will explain how we are transformed by the renewing of our minds, how we can be emotionally free, and how to overcome the world, the flesh, and the devil.
CT301B Biblical Worldview CT301B View View
A study of the biblical worldview as presented in the Old and New Testaments in contrast to alternate worldviews. Use of texts and Scripture will be employed to explore the roles of general revelation (the creation) and special revelation (the Scriptures & Jesus Christ) to apprehend the truths of God as well as equip the learner to integrate faith and learning and to experience God at work in today�s world.
CT321B WC- Introduction to Apologetics CT321B View View
A course designed to equip students to be able to discuss and defend the essential truth-claims of Christianity with an emphasis on its basis in history, fact and reason. The overall theme is �evidence for faith� and will address classic apologetics topics such as the relationship between faith and reason, evidence for the existence of God, cosmology, the problem of evil, the divinity of Christ, evidence for the resurrection, the reliability of the Bible, life after death as well as Christianity and other religions.
CT325B WC- Christian Doctrine CT325B View View
An introduction to theology from a systematic approach. This course will especially focus on the doctrines of the Godhead, Scripture, salvation, and the church.
CT410B WC- Bibliology CT410B View View
A thorough examination of the doctrine of Scripture, including revelation, inspiration, illumination, and inerrancy. (Prerequisite: CT 325, Christian Doctrine)
CTH211 Introduction to Christian Apologetics CTH211 View View
This course is an introduction to the branch of theology known as apologetics. Apologetics comes from the Greek word apologia which means to give a defense. In a theological context, it is the study of defending the Christian faith against a variety of attacks and challenges which are made against it. Apologetics as a discipline interacts with theology, philosophy and literature. Apologetics is related non-academically to evangelization because it is a tool which is used in talking with people about the Christian faith. In this class, the majority of the work will be academic in its orientation, but it is important not to lose the connection to the personal which is where a large part of the work of apologetics is actually done. Major content areas which will be studied are: the history and major developments in apologetics; the existence of God; the historical reliability of the Biblical text; miracles, especially the resurrection, as real events in history; obstacles to belief; the problem of evil and suffering; the person and work of Jesus Christ. There are no prerequisites for this course.
CTW232 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.
ECON 212 Principles of 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.
ECON 213 Principles of 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.
ECON101B WC- Essentials of World Economics ECON101B View View
This introductory course in economics has a goal of teaching how economic systems affect the level of economic freedom for communities and nations throughout the world. Attention will also be given to factors that produce economic systems of various kinds and how leaders can effectively serve others within these systems in a cross-culture fashion.
ENG 102 English Composition and Reading 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.
ENG 103 English Composition and Reading 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 104 English Composition and Grammar 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.

ENG 311 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.
ENG102B English Composition and Reading I ENG102B View View
This course is an exercise in critical reading and critical thinking, with a focus on effective strategies of persuasion. It is a study of paragraph and composition structure, focusing on expository and persuasive writing as well as the \"rhetorical modes\" used individually and cooperatively to engage an audience through various forms of "text".
ENG103B English Composition and Reading II ENG103B 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.
ENG311B The Literature of C. S. Lewis ENG311B View View
C.S. Lewis is certainly one of the most influential Christian authors and thinkers in the preceding one-hundred years and arguably so for the post-reformation era. This course will serve as an introduction to the life and work of Clive Staples (Jack) Lewis. The study will include the major influences in his life and consider the historical and cultural climate in which he wrote. The course will profile Lewis` perspective and skills as a humorist and satirist (The Screwtape Letters), a Christian apologist (Mere Christianity), a philosopher (The Problem of Pain), and as a creator of fantasy (The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe).
ENGW232 American Literature ENG232 View View

Survey of American Literature I-Beginnings to 1700 provides an overview of the literature and historical timeframe for this period. Stories, biographical sketchs, 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.

ENGW233 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.
ETH431 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.
FIN310B WC- Principles of Managerial and Corporate Finance FIN310B View View
This course examines corporate finance and the role of finance in supporting the functional areas of a company, including an understanding of how financial decisions themselves can create value. Additionally students will learn how to structure and support effective corporate decisions in funding projects, acquisitions, and new product launches.
HCM 303 Discipleship and Small Groups HCM22 View View
HIS 101 Survey of World Civilization I 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.
HIS 102 Survey of World Civilization 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.
HIS 311/SOC 311 Social History of the 20th Century U.S. SOC431 View View

A study of significant changes in American society during the twentieth century with emphasis on both famous and ordinary people who have made these changes happen. Among important topics are transportation, inventions, the economy, commerce, politics, family life and civil rights.

HIS101B Survey of World Civilization I HIS101B 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.
HIS102B Survey of World Civilization II HIS102B View View
This course studies the development of world civilizations with their institutions and ideas from the eighteenth century to the present. Students will be challenged to consider the positive and negative impact of historical processes and to formulate a sense of personal responsibility within society today.
HIS110B WC- The American Experience to Reconstruction- 1492-1877 HIS110B View View
This course is a survey of the political, social, and economic history of the North American region that became the United States from pre-European contact through the era of Reconstruction. Themes include Native American cultures and societies, European settlement, colonial British North America, the War for American Independence, nation-building, industrialization, slavery, western expansion, and the Civil War and Reconstruction.
HIS311B Social History of the 20th Century United States HIS311B View View
A study of significant changes in American society during the twentieth century with emphasis on both famous and ordinary people who have made these changes happen. Among important topics are transportation, inventions, the economy, commerce, politics, family life and civil rights.
HISW131 History of Civilization HIS131 View View
This course studies the development of the Western world and its institutions and ideas. 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.
HISW231wcc Western Civilization I - WCC HISW231wcc View View
HISW331 History of the Restoration Movement HIS331 View View
This course is a history of the Restoration Movement in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries as it results in the Christian Churches/Churches of Christ. Special interest will be given to early leaders and guiding principles.
HSC131 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.
LD 101 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.

LD 201 Faith and Money PD131 View View

This class will teach the students what God says about handling money and possessions with a goal of the student learning to be financially free and spiritually free. A practical method of budgeting is included. It will also cover Gods principles of living honestly, being accountable, dealing with debt, giving, work, and eternity.

LD 471 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.
LD 471/472B WC - Case Studies in Leadership LD 471/472B 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.
LD-101B Goals, Priorities and Attitudes LD-101B 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.
LD101B Goals, Priorities and Attitudes LD101B 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.
LD211B WC- Foundations of Life and Money LD211B View View
This course challenges college students to swim against the current of our culture and gives them the practical money-management tools they need to get through school and graduate on a solid financial foundation. This course will explain the Biblical teachings as opposed to the world�s temptations and how they differ from each other. We will explore Christian foundations of sound personal financial building block principles and understand how money works. Students will be exercised in developing action steps to establish strong personal financial disciplines and to learn self control and godly stewardship in how money is earned, given, invested saved and spent.
LD230B International Justice LD230B View View
This course will take an overview of human rights and religious freedom in countries throughout the world. Undergirding this study will be a biblical approach to human dignity. Trends in human rights and sustainable ways of correcting abuses, including human trafficking and religious persecution will be examined.
LD300B WC- Biblical Concepts of Leadership-OV LD300B View View
A study of Biblical leadership in the 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.
LD301B WC-Biblical Concepts of Leadership LD301B View View
A study of Biblical leadership in the 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.
LD421B WC-Leadership Summit - 2014 LD421B View View
This is an annual conference with a variety of world-renowned leaders from diverse organizational backgrounds. Cutting edge principles as communicated by Christian Leaders to Christians who have leadership gifts, skills and responsibilities. The course is communicated by live satellite and includes reading books by the speakers, breakout sessions and a summary session. This course can be taken annually for up to 9 semester credit hours and will be so noted on Student Transcripts.
LDW331 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.
MAOL560G WC- Organizational Communication & Conflict Management MAOL560G View View
This course develops the leader�s ability to create and effectively communicate a strategic vision within an organization and understand an individual�s impact on others. Students learn to identify and improve self-awareness of communication styles and abilities, and to engage, influence, and motivate employees. Topics will include creating a unified organizational climate and culture, managing conflict, understanding team dynamics, and building strong and enduring teams.
MAOL570G WC- Strategic Planning & Financial Analysis MAOL570G View View
This course is designed to train leaders how to think and plan strategically and to develop budgetary structure and discipline that will enable an organization to implement strategic plans. Students will be equipped with practical instruction and resources for the development of sound strategic plans, budgetary forecasts, and the establishment of financial metrics to gauge effectiveness.
MAT 104 Math for General Education 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.
MAT104B Mathematics for General Education MAT104B View View
An introduction to college mathematics is provided with an emphasis on work-world applications. Students will perform best in this study 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 mathematics that provides a level of competence expected of a college graduate. The text is easy to read and the exercises are relevant to many real-life activities. The entire study is structured to meet the needs of students in the liberal arts.
MGT 311 Entrepreneurship and Small Business 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.
MGT 371 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.
MGT 371B WC - Cutting Issues In Management MGT 371B View View
An organization�s vision, mission, and core values frame their business context. Given the volatility and complexity of the internal and external environments in which they operate, it is critical that business leaders remain current to changes that impact their business. Having this information, leaders must plan, strategize, and make decisions to respond to their changing environments. This course will help students create a framework of critical and biblical thinking to accomplish this.
MGT 381 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.
MGT 421 Case Studies in Ethics ETH433 View View

Reading, discussion and development of papers pertaining to relevant case studies and readings involving ethical issues applied to actual situations.

MGT 431 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.
MGT 437 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.
MGT301B WC - Essentials of Management MGT301B 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 with references to Scripture.
MGT311B Entrepreneurship and Small Business MGT311B View View
MGT361B WC- Introduction to Sales MGT361B View View
Learning to sell is a vital skill for success: in working with others; everyone persuades, influences and moves others. In short, we are all in the \"moving\" business. This course focuses on building relationships, which is the key to a successful sales career. We study the cycle of sales (persuasion), the importance of attitude, how to make great first impressions, and how to best communicate verbally and non-verbally. This course is not just for students interested in a professional selling career, but for any pursuit working with others.
MGT381B Organizational Behavior MGT381B View View
Organizational goals, priorities, and strategies interfacing with the behavior of individuals and groups inside the organization and in other affecting organizations. Attention given to the effect of organizational culture, government laws and regulations, and the economy upon organizational behavior.
MGT421B Case Studies in Ethics MGT421B View View
This course will use the case study method which includes reading, in class and online discussion, case analysis, and development of papers pertaining to contemporary issues in ethics. Biblical concepts for ethical living will undergird the analysis and discussion.
MGT431B Ethical Decisions in the Workplace MGT431B View View
This course will focus on ethical issues and concepts in the workplace. Specific attention will be given to challenges surrounding ethical decisions with and without a presupposition of a transcendent reality (ultimate truth in God). Biblical concepts for ethical living will undergird the analysis and discussion.
MGTW331 Essentials of Management MGT331 View View
A study of the five parts of managing organizationsplanning, organizing, staffing, leading, and controlling/evaluatingwith the study of principles for application to both not-for-profit and for-profit organizations and applications in organizations with references to Scripture.
MGTW434 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.
MIS300B WC- Introduction to World Missions MIS300B View View
An introductory survey of major missiological motifs. The biblical foundation for missions, theological ramifications of cross-cultural communication of the Gospel, strategies for applied missiology, and the historical expansion of Christian missions are all of major concern. The historical survey highlights the modern mission era and draws attention to trends which will shape missionary activity in the 21st century.
MKT 361 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.
MKT361B Marketing and Sales MKT361B View View
This course is designed to assist current or future managers in gaining an understanding of the role of marketing in an organization. Emphasis will be given to the factors that affect consumer behavior, the development and evaluation of an organization\'s marketing strategies, and the fundamental marketing variables.
MU102B WC- Introduction to Music MU102B View View
A study of the development of listening skills acquired through an understanding of musical building blocks and characteristics of style and form.
MUS 102 Introduction to Music 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.
MUSW231 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.
OL501B WC- Biblical Principles for Global Leadership OL501B View View
An examination and analysis of the qualities and practices of the effective Christian leader, particularly across cultural boundaries. This study will be based on principles in Scripture and related literature, with attention to devising a personal philosophy of intercultural leadership.
OL510B WC- Ethical Leadership in Public Life OL510B View View
A survey of the development of ethical thought; both ancient and modern. Various ethical systems and their proponents, including alternative Christian perspectives, will be covered along with a discussion of contemporary ethical problems.
OL520B WC-Leading in a State & Local Context OL520B View View
This week-long intensive seminar will consider the challenging opportunities of leading at the state and local government, business, nonprofit, and church levels. Leaders from these various sectors of the Middle Tennessee community will be predominant in the course as guest speakers.
OL530B WC- Organizational Culture OL530B View View
This course is designed to create an understanding of the underlying patterns, values, traditions, assumptions, and behaviors, both espoused and concealed, that make up what is considered an organizational culture. Every organization�s culture is distinct and this course intends to guide students in effective analysis of an organization�s culture for the purpose of managing the culture toward desired behavioral change and goal achievement. The course is suitable in analyzing for-profit, nonprofit, and church cultures.
OL540B WC- Leading Through Change in a Corporate Context OL540B View View
This course covers the vital role of organization leadership in leading significant and successful change in any type of organization (business, religious, educational, or government). The format of the course will be that of a �leadership laboratory� in which the students participate in developing and executing each step of a rigorous change process that includes recognizing the need for the change, the strategy of and planning for the change, and the execution of the change from start to completion. The class will be divided into 2-3 teams, each with a realistic change scenario to accomplish. Each class session (twelve in all), will have a time of lecture, team discussion, report out, and feedback.
OL550B WC- Challenges & Opportunities of Leading in a National Context OL550B View View
A special seminar that will consider the particular opportunities and challenges of leading at the national government and corporate levels. Leaders from these contexts will predominate the course as guest speakers. The course examines aspects of managing a national business or ministry, with particular focus on ethical dilemmas, legal and political considerations, and competitive market forces.
ONS-LD-101 Goals, Priorities and Attitudes ONS-LD-101 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.
ORI101B Williamson College Orientation Course ORI101B View View
This course is designed to provide students with a thorough introduction to the College including policies and procedures, academic expectations and financial matters. Focus will also be given to time management, study skills and writing tips that will enhance the student's opportunity for academic success. The course will also include a library orientation as well as information about online research and the use of technology in the classroom. This course meets for two four-hour sessions. All degree-seeking students must complete Orientation with a passing grade during the first six months of enrollment and before they register for courses that begin after that period of time.
OT231 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.
PSI 115 Introduction to Earth Science PSI131 View View
Earth science including physical and historical geology, meteorology and descriptive astronomy; the economic, social and philosophic aspects of the subject matter.
PSI 116 Earth Science Lab PSL111 View View
This laboratory is comprised of learning activities and application exercises related Earth Sciences.
PSI115B WC- Introduction to Earth Science PSI115B View View
A study of earth science including physical and historical geology, meteorology and descriptive astronomy. The economic, social and philosophic aspects of the subject matter will be explored. The course includes lecture and demonstrations.
PSI116B WC- Introduction to Earth Science Lab PSI116B View View
This laboratory is comprised of learning activities and application exercises related to Earth Sciences.
PSY 103 General 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.
PSY 213 Introduction to 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.
PSY 303 Biblical Foundations of Counseling CSL231 View View
This course provides students with foundational biblical concepts of counseling, providing practical application of principles learned. The student will ultimately be challenged to examine his/her worldview toward counseling in the light of biblical principles.
PSY103B General Psychology PSY103B View View
A study of the fundamental concepts of psychology including biological processes and development, behavior, learning and memory, personality, psychological disorders, and social psychology.
PSY213B Introduction to Counseling PSY213B 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.
PSY321 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.
SCS 101 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.
SCS 111 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.
SCS101B WC - Skills For College Success SCS101B 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.
SOC 201 Introduction 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.
SOC201B Introduction to Sociology SOC201B View View
A study of how socialization, culture, organizations, institutions, and change influence social interaction.
SOC205 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.
SPT 241 Speech Communication SPT231 View View
The principles of speech composition, outlining and delivery are discussed. There is practice in preparing and presenting speeches that can inform, persuade, demonstrate, and actuate. The student will be encouraged to make immediate application of principles within the current work environment.
SPT 301 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.
SPT241B WC- Public Speaking SPT241B View View
The principles of speech composition, outlining, and delivery are discussed. The student will practice preparing and presenting speeches that can inform, persuade, demonstrate, and actuate. The student will be encouraged to make immediate application of principles within the current work environment.
SPT301B WC- Communications Concepts SPT301B View View
An introduction to the concepts and importance of effective oral and written communication. Areas of emphasis include the value of interpersonal, group, and organizational communication.
SSS111 Goals, Priorities and Academic Excellence SSS112 View View
This course is an intensive study toward building and enhancing college-level academic achievement by strengthening learning strategies and study skills. It provides a concentrated emphasis on general and specific content-area academic learning techniques, motivation, learning styles, meta-cognition and self-assessment processes, time management, goal setting, support systems, online learning, and best practices for achieving academic excellence in post-secondary learning environments. The course provides a foundation for self-reliance and independent learning and performance in college through development of contextual skills and awareness, academic behaviors, and key cognitive strategies. No course prerequisites.
WCM 303 Discipleship and Small Groups CLMW433 View View
A study of New Testament discipleship principles and their application with a special emphasis upon building discipling relationships and small group ministry. Students are equipped to start a small group ministry and develop the necessary leadership.
WOR221B WC- Theology of Worship WOR221B View View
A study of the basic issues of the Theology of Worship; starting with God\'s revelation of Himself through Creation, to His worship training through the establishment of the Sacrificial System given to Israel, to an evaluation of the worship life of Jesus, and on into the development of worship instruction given in the New Testament epistles and the Revelation of John.
WOR313B Worship in the Old Testament WOR313B View View
This course will give the student an overview of the biblical and ancient historical foundations of Christian worship revealed in Hebrew Scriptures, what the Christian Community has called the OLD TESTAMENT. This class will specifically deal with the worship encounters and directives about how HE desires believers to engage with HIM. Therefore the class will look at the contexts of worship; the expressions, liturgies, signs and symbols God directs, related to how HE wants worship to be done. The class will include an evaluation of the purposes of Israel�s sacrificial system, covenants, festivals, and sacred places; and will deal along the way with the role of the artist and musician in developing these worship contexts. All this evaluation will revolve around God�s purpose to create humans to glorify Him and enjoy intimate communion and companionship with HIM through worship; as individual worshipers as well as a community of worshipers.
WOR315B WC- Worshipping Personally: 7 Practices WOR315B View View
This course will give the student an overview of seven biblical practices of Christian personal worship. This class will specifically deal with seven specific practices later highlighted through-out the history of the Church. The class assignments will specifically emphasize �practicing� the seven �practices� with which the class considers. The seven practices are as follows: Re-treat (away from others), Meet (with God), Kneel (before God), Talk (with God), Listen (to God), Confess (to God) and Forgive (those who have sinned against you).
WOR321B Theology of Worship WOR321B View View
A study of the basic issues of the Theology of Worship; starting with God\'s revelation of Himself through Creation, to His worship training through the establishment of the Sacrificial System given to Israel, to an evaluation of the worship life of Jesus, and on into the development of worship instruction given in the New Testament epistles and the Revelation of John.
WOR323B Worship Leadership in the Church - Part 1 WOR323B View View
A study of seven (7) basic elements that exist in practically any local church worship ministry. The class will provide a generic blueprint for congregational worship, regardless of denominational or cultural context, that both describes seven fundamental aspects related to developing and administrating a congregation�s worship ministry; and, considers how these areas interface with each other as a congregation�s worship leadership works to make the worship of GOD through Christ central to the congregation�s life and community-culture engagement.
WOR333B Worship Leadership in the Church - Part 2 WOR333B View View
A study of five (5) basic biblical stewardships any person involved in congregational worship leadership must practice. The class focuses primarily on the heart and strategic vision of Worship Leaders themselves; and how, what they imagine their task to be, affects their actual leading of a congregation�s worship ministry. The class will give a generic description of each of these five suggested biblical way-of-life stewardships, regardless of denominational or cultural context. The class will then challenge students to consider the Bible�s teaching about the high calling and high standards of those involved in facilitating and administrating a congregation�s worship ministry. The class content focuses on the biblical revelation that worship is central to every believer�s, and the Christian Community�s, life; and therefore to actually make the worship of GOD through Christ central to the congregation�s life and community-culture engagement, those leading the congregation�s worship must be committed to and practicing these five stewardships.
WOR341B WC- Worship Media and Technologies WOR341B View View
Technologies for Worship in the Local Church will survey the various technologies and software that are essential to building and maintaining a dynamic worship ministry in the 21st century. Students will be introduced to every aspect of the growing digital media world and equipped to make informed decisions about the multitude of resources available to the local church. Discussions will begin with signal flow, and progress through file types, people management, presentation, audio software, A/V/L systems, music notation, recording and web media.
WOR421B WC-The Heart of the Worship Leader WOR421B View View
A study of the biblical character qualities every Worship Leader must nurture in order to carry out the God-given assignment to lead congregations of Christian worshipers into the presence of God. The class content focuses on the biblical revelation concerning the maturing Jesus-follower; with a view to helping the student gain a better understanding of her/himself and their unique place in the Body of Christ. The student will find wisdom and encouragement that can help them survive the challenges and reap the rich joys of a ministry in the creative arts.
WOR450B WC- Worship in Evangelism & Missions WOR450B View View
A study focused on the reality that Worship is central to all of human life and the Mission of GOD in this Age and on into the Everlasting. Therefore this course�Worship in Evangelism and Missions�will lay out a biblical perspective on the necessity for all Christian ministry initiators to integrate the worship ultimate goal of human life and godliness, all endeavors of evangelism and missions. Special consideration will be given to �the Mission of God� (Missio Dei), a review of biblical worship theology, a look at the biblical basics of evangelism, and basic biblical elements of �missions� strategies that both local churches and missionary outreach would do well to hold in focus.