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BUS 115 Introduction to Business BUS 101 View View
This course provides students with an overview of business in an increasingly global society serving as an introduction to business terminology, concepts, environments, systems, strategies, and current issues. Topics include an overview of the business environment, business ethics, entrepreneurship and global business, management, marketing, production, information systems, and financial elements of business. This course provides a solid business foundation for more detailed and higher-level study in subsequent courses. Students will practice basic business skills of communication, research, business behavior, professionalism, and group processes. Understand how the purpose of a Christian-owned business and a Christian professional is to bring glory to the Lord through products, services, and the organization's operation. There is no course prerequisite.
BUS 200 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.
BUS 205 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. There are no prerequisites for this course.
BUS 235 Business Law and Ethics 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. There are no prerequisites for this course.
BUS 340 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.
BUS 430 Current 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.
BUS 435 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.
BUS231 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.
BUS232 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.
BUS333 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. There are no prerequisites for this course.
CE 202 Evangelism, Missions 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.
CE 203 Biblical Interpretation BIB321 View View
A study in the principles of biblical interpretation. The laws which govern the interpretation of the Bible are analyzed and demonstrated with emphasis on contextual interpretation within the grammatical-historical method.
CE240 Church Internship 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.
CE308/ LD431 Practicum/ 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.
COMX 111 Introduction to Public Speaking SPT232m View View
This course is designed as an introductory study of the principles of oral communication as transactional and adaptive interaction. Foundational elements of communication theory and practice will be emphasized. Particular attention will be placed on the development of preparatory, organizational, and presentational skills necessary for effective informative and persuasive presentations.
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.
CSL332 Counseling Skills 2 CSL332 View View
Building on Counseling Skills 1, the goal of this course is to provide a baseline in terms of the critical skills so valuable in narrative Christian counseling, as well as any other kind of counseling: story-listening, reflective listening, communication skills, conflict management, and loving confrontation.
CT233 Thinking Like Jesus: Foundations for Biblical Worldview - 2 cr. CT233 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.
ENG203 Business Writing and Communication 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.
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. There are no prerequisites for this course.
HIS233 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.
HIS234 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.
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.
HSTA 101 American History I 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.
HSTA 102 American History II 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.
HSTR 101 Western Civilization I HIS231 View View
A study of the foundations of the world from early civilizations to about 1600, focusing on Western and some non-Western classical civilizations to provide a broad, integrated, and comprehensive overview of history. Includes content on the Mesopotamians and other early people groups, Greeks, Romans, Early Christianity, Middle Ages and the Renaissance, and other significant historical events, people, and world areas. The course addresses multiple geographical regions and presents a comparative perspective for the time period.
HSTR 102 Western Civilization II HIS232 View View
This course represents a broad-based survey study of history from the 1600s to the early 21st century. It includes basic philosophical, social, cultural, religious, economic, and political conditions that have shaped Western civilization for this time period. Major topics include scientific and intellectual advances, industrialism and urbanization, cultural and social developments, conflicts, revolutions, and world wars, struggles for human rights and freedom, colonialism and empires, and the spread of democracy. The impacts of Western civilization on various geographical areas are considered as the world becomes ever-increasingly globally interconnected. Study of Western Civilization includes reading, writing, and research.
LIT 223 British Literature ENG233 View View
This is a survey course 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.
LIT 305 Literature of C. S. Lewis ENG332 View View
This course explores the life and literature of C. S. Lewis in order to gain perception into his theology, the various genres in which he wrote, and the principles that make his writings meaningful. The study provides an in depth examination of the literature and historical time frame for this literary period. Students will engage in a process of critical reading, responding, analyzing, interpreting, writing, and research.
LIT210 American Literature I ENG232 View View
Survey of American Literature, Beginnings through The Age of Romanticism, provides an overview of the literature and historical time frame for this period. Stories, personal narratives, biographical sketches, poems, speeches, letters, and essays comprise the course in order to provide a rich array of readings for this literary study. American authors from about late 1400s to late 1800s are studied. Students will engage in a process of critical reading, responding, analyzing, interpreting, and writing in the course.
MAT 150 College Algebra MAT 150 View View
In this course, you will explore the mathematical features and functions of college-level algebra and their applications. This study will focus on identifying, solving, and graphing linear, quadratic, rational, polynomial, exponential, and logarithmic functions. Your work in this course will give you a greater understanding of the relationship between numbers and enhance your problem-solving skills. While there are no prerequisite course requirements, it is assumed that students have, at a minimum, a high school mathematics equivalency.
MAT131 Basic College Mathematics MAT131 View View
A fundamental study of college algebra. Includes study of college-level mathematics with an emphasis on business and professional applications.
MIN211 Foundations of Teaching in Ministry 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.
MIS431 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.
MUS231 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.
MUSI 101 Enjoyment of Music MUS131 View View
This course is a study of the foundation, history, key personalities, and representative works of music in music history. The student will find emphasis on understanding, appreciating, and listening to music through the textbook, online listening guide, and podcasts within the course.
NT 301 General 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.
NT 370 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.
NT 430 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.
NT101 Life of Christ NT331 View View
An exegetical study of the Life of Christ as recorded in the Synoptic Gospels, Matthew, Mark, and Luke, and in the Gospel according to John. The study will include an examination of the historical context and distinct characteristics of Christ's life and ministry as well as an analysis of the theological implications and practical applications of Christ's teachings.
NT201 Pauline Epistles 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.
NT220 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 and beyond. This knowledge and understanding is extended into applications in the life and personal devotions of the learner.
OT 201 OT Historical Books 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.
OT101 Old Testament Pentateuch OT334 View View
Introduction to the content, history and literature of the Pentateuch with a special emphasis on the development of the Abrahamic and Mosaic covenants and their significance for Old Testament theology and the 21st century Christian community. A critical analysis of specific Old Testament passages will expand upon a study of the broader theological context of the Pentateuch. An examination of chronology will introduce the significance of historical context in the Pentateuch.
OT220 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.
OT301 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.
PD125 Biblical Financial Planning PD125 View View
This class will teach the students personal financial planning with an emphasis on what God says about handling money and possessions. Included is a goal of the student learning to be financially free and spiritually free. Practical methods of budgeting and planning are included. The course will also cover God's principles of living honestly, being accountable, dealing with debt, God's direction for giving, how to do our work, and looking at current life with an eye towards eternity. This course is designed for college-level or upper division high school students in a compressed learning format. The budget forms are specifically designed for college students use.
PD131 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 God's principles of living honestly, being accountable, dealing with debt, giving, work, and eternity.
PHIL100 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.
PHIL110 Introduction to Ethics ETH234 View View
A study of theoretical and practical problems of moral conduct and proposed solutions with an emphasis upon the nature of ethics, morals, values, rights, obligations and opportunities.
PHIL313 Advanced 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.
PSY403 Human Sexuality PSY403 View View
Course provides an overview of human sexuality issues, including the nature of sexuality, sexuality practices and experiences, and appropriate and healthy boundaries for the Godly expression of sexuality. Includes views of sexual issues from a Christian and Biblical perspective, and various understandings and applications of Scripture toward challenging areas of human sexuality. Prerequisites: None (Credit for Introduction to Psychology and Counseling Skills I and II preferred)
PSYX 100 Introduction to Psychology PSY133 View View
This course is an introduction to the scientific study of psychology at a conceptual level and of empirical psychological research. The study includes the biological, social, and environmental impacts on human behavior and explores human behavior, growth and development, learning, sensing and perceiving, emotion motivations, and personality. Students will engage in critical thinking, research, and collaborative learning activities. Prerequisites: None
PSYX 232 Counseling Theory CSL232 View View
This course will provide an overview of major theories in counseling and psychotherapy from a biblical perspective. This course will examine the historical context of secular psychology and the rise of Christian counseling. Students will develop criteria for evaluating theories using a biblical framework and formulate their own theory of Christian counseling.
PSYX 235 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.
PSYX 320 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.
PSYX 340 Cross-Cultural Counseling CSL432 View View
This course will focus on the impact and implications of ethnicity in family therapy assessments and counseling. This course will emphasize the importance of self-awareness of one's own personal culture and ethnic background. A primary goal of this course is to develop a general understanding of various ethnicities and a specific understanding of their dynamics in family functioning. Also various issues surrounding the counselor's role and relationship with families of different ethnicities will be explored in this course.
PSYX 403 Principles 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.
PSYX 410 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.
PSYX 421 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.
PSYX100 Introduction to Psychology PSY133m View View
This course is an introduction to the scientific study of psychology at a conceptual level and of empirical psychological research. The study includes the biological, social, and environmental impacts on human behavior and explores human behavior, growth and development, learning, sensing and perceiving, emotion motivations, and personality. Students will engage in critical thinking, research, and collaborative learning activities. Prerequisites: None
SOCI 101 Introduction to Sociology SOC231 View View
In this introductory sociology course students explore basic concepts and theories used in the field of sociology to provide a foundation for understanding how to view the world “sociologically”. Students learn about the relationship of the individual to culture, to groups, to major social institutions (i.e., education, the family), and how social forces impact individuals and groups. Exploration of the discipline’s beginnings and its basic research modalities are examined. Group behavior, socialization, culture, and stratification are central to the course content with specific topics covered including: race/ethnicity, the family, religion, gender, deviance, education, the economy, politics, and health care.
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.
TH 300 Christian Apologetics CTH211 View View
This course investigates the essence of Christianity and the nature of its defense. Analyzes various approaches with emphasis on developing a personal apologetic that is biblically sound and internally consistent.
TH 301 Systematic Theology 2 CTH331 View View
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.
TH100 Basic Bible Doctrine CTH221 View View
Focusing on the classical passages of the Old and New Testaments, the student will study the basic theological concepts related to Scripture, God, Jesus Christ and His work, man and his salvation, the Holy Spirit, and the church. Our text will allow us to explore the historical development of these doctrines as well as the biblical basis for them.
WRIT 100 Composing Mindfully: Reading, Reasoning and Writing ENG133 View View
This course provides argumentative writing, critical reading, research, and documentation methodologies. Course includes composition skill building, along with an intensive review of grammar and mechanical skills for academic writing.
WRIT 101 College Writing I ENG131 View View
This course emphasizes academic writing and critical thinking. Critical reading and writing includes evaluating thoughts and ideas in a learning community to provide a foundation for a variety of purposes and audiences. Engages practice in writing using rhetorical devices, argumentation, research, and appropriate citation methodologies. Focuses on process writing and revision. There are no prerequisites for this course.
WRIT 201 College Writing II ENG132 View View
This course emphasizes a sequenced approach to academic writing, critical thinking, multi-faceted approaches to writing, and collaborative learning. Engages advanced practice in writing using rhetorical devices, argumentation, research, and appropriate citation methodologies. Provides experience in prospectus and annotated bibliography preparation to generate well-developed writing for various academic and real world professional environments. Composition and Reading I is a prerequisite for this course.