HIS 400 COMPARATIVE RELIGIONS

History
Course Description

A study of world religions noting each one’s effects similarities and the contrasts among the various religions.

HIS 401 CHURCH HISTORY

History
Course Description

The student is given a comprehensive view of the world into which Christianity came. Special emphasis is given to the development of prevalent theological thought through the early century of the Church.

HIS 402 PHILOSOPHY OF RELIGION

History
Course Description

An examination of the theological reasoning and structure upon which contemporary and theological thought is based.

LAN 200 INTRODUCTION TO SPANISH

Language
Course Description

A study of conversational Spanish. It allows fundamental exposure to the language and its structure. Development of basic skills in reading, writing, speaking and listening in Spanish, along with introduction to Hispanic cultures. Provides a basis for later mission endeavors

LAN 300 BIBLICAL GREEK I

Language
Course Description

A study of basic vocabulary, grammar and syntax of New Testament Greek. Designed to pre-pare the student for elementary translation. Basic translation principles are introduced through exposure to Greek New Testament and textbook exercises.

LAN 301 BIBLICAL GREEK

Language
Course Description

A continuation of LAN 300. Further study in vocabulary, grammar and syntax. Special attention is given to the complete verb system of New Testament Greek.

LAN 302 HEBREW GRAMMAR

Language
Course Description

A study is made of the grammar and syntax of the Old Testament Hebrew language.

LAN 400, 401 ADVANCED NEW TESTAMENT GREEK I, II

Language
Course Description

This is a continuation of Greek studies. It moves into advanced stages of translation of the Greek New Testament

MAT 100 MATHEMATICS

Mathematics
Course Description

This course covers the basic math principles and practices needed for work in the behavioral, biological, physical, and social sciences. Manipulations and applications may include fractions, decimals, percentages, ratios, proportions, tables, etc

MAT 200 MATHEMATICS

Mathematics
Course Description

This course involves biblical principles of money management and the family. Detailed information is offered regarding insurance, investing, borrowing, lending and business ethics.

MED 200 RADIO AND TV BROADCASTING

Media
Course Description

This course provides students with a unique opportunity to study and apply techniques of radio and television broadcasting. Students are involved with all aspects of radio and TV ministry.

MIN 100 PRINCIPLES OF WORSHIP

Ministry
Course Description

(Former Title) Music in Worship
This class examines the various roles which music has in worship services historically and in our modern era. It is designed to assist the student with understanding pure worship in “Spirit and in Truth”. Special emphasis is placed on the use of music to set the tone of spirit-lead, innovative musical techniques to enhance worship.

MIN 101 MINISTRY OF ALTAR WORKERS

Ministry
Course Description

Hands on ministry. This course is designed to prepare those ministering at the altar in the areas of dialogue, encouragement, and proper facilitation.

MIN 200 MANAGEMENT PRINCIPLES

Ministry
Course Description

This course teaches principles of administration and management. Methods of effective management of people, resources and programs are reviewed.

MIN 300 HOMILETICS I (SERMON PREPARATION)

Ministry
Course Description

A study is made of the art of sermon development. Attention is given to proper selection and treatment of texts, themes,and divisions of sermons.

MIN 301 HOMILETICS II (SERMON DELIVERY)

Ministry
Course Description

This course assists students in developing the skills needed for sharing God’s word. A study is made of the art of preaching. Particular attention is given to style, voice, and the individual’s involvement in the preaching moment.

MIN 302 PASTORIAL PRINCIPLES

Ministry
Course Description

(Former Title) CHRISTIAN PASTORATE
Insight is provided by this study into the principles and techniques of the successful pastor. Pitfalls are pointed out. Duties and functions are detailed.

MIN 303 MINISTRY WITHIN THE CONGREGATION

Ministry
Course Description

This course provides the student with a process for congregational studies. It reveals to the student ways to use his or her spiritual gifts in ministry and how to serve cooperatively with a given congregation.

MIN 400 MINISTERING TO DIFFICULT PEOPLE

Ministry
Course Description

This course examines various approaches to dealing with people and maintaining appropriate demeanor with adversarial persons.

MIN 401 MINISTERIAL PREPARATION

Ministry
Course Description

This course requires pastoral approval and is designated for those going into the ministry. An overview of pastoral skills will be studied in this three-month course and disciplines of the ministry. This is a special course designed to refine the ministerial and pastoral skills of upper level stu-dents and facilitate a smooth transition into ministerial service within the local church.

MIN 402 ORDINATION COURSE

Ministry
Course Description

This course is primarily designed for those called to “Pastor “or working in the missionary fields abroad. Upper level students may take this course with the appropriate approvals.

MIN 403 MINISTERING TO DIFFICULT PEOPLE

Ministry
Course Description

This course examines ways the minister can maintain his or her calling and avoid the prospect of being reduced to ashes or hardened beyond feeling when dealing with adversarial persons

MIN 500 CHURCH ADMINISTRATION

Ministry
Course Description

(Former Title) Church Administration and Law)
This course addresses the proper operation of the church and its related responsibilities. It ex-amines legal concerns relative to the establishment and operation of the church, including leadership, organization and protocol.

MIS 100 STUDY OF MISSIONS

Missions
Course Description

(Former title ) Introduction to Missions
An introductory, practical study of the Biblical basis of missions from the New Testament age to the present. The course also deals with missionary conferences, financing, furlough, twenti-eth century methods of missions and a survey of present day needs throughout the world.

MIS 200 STRATEGIES OF SOUL WINNING

Missions
Course Description

This course explores strategies for cross-cultural mission endeavors. Students will examine issues, and problems and solutions to various field assignments.

MIS 201 HISTORY OF MISSIONS

Missions
Course Description

A survey of the fulfillment of the Great Commission (Matt. 28:19-20) from the days of the Apostles to our modern era, with special emphasis on overcoming the barriers of finance, transportation communication, culture, nature, and opposition from the secular and ecclesiasti-cal realms.

MIS 202 PERSONAL EVANGELISM

Missions
Course Description

This course examines methods of effective witnessing and soul winning. It provides students with practical experience in recognizing evangelistic opportunities and determining appropriate approaches.

MIS 203 CONTEMPORARY METHODOLOGY IN MISSIONS

Missions
Course Description

This course examines methods of meaningful Christian involvement in cross-cultural settings. It focuses on geographic socio-economic and cultural diversity. It provides a framework for interaction, with other people of the global community.

MIS 204 HOME MISSIONS

Missions
Course Description

This course seeks to develop an understanding of the biblical basis, historical developments and current trends in missionology. It equips the student to function effectively in missions in one’s culture.

MIS 205 URBAN EVANGELISM

Missions
Course Description

This course equips the student to evangelize urban populations. It seeks to prepare the student to address the challenges found in the urban setting.

MIS 300 CHURCH PLANTING

Missions
Course Description

An examination of biblical principles of evangelism and current church growth research with special emphasis upon practical application in starting new congregations.

MIS 400 MISSION INTERNSHIP

Missions
Course Description

This course is designed to prepare students to effectively engage in cross-culture ministry. Students will receive academic and field training in mission related subjects and fundraising. Each student will be required to participate in a supervised short-term cross-cultural ministry experience in an overseas location. Students will be encouraged to develop and use their individual ministry gifts on this field trip

MIS 401 SIGN LANGUAGE I &II

Missions
Course Description

(Learn to Sign Reaching the Deaf for Jesus) A special study in Missions. This course is designed to prepare students to communicate and witness of the gospel to the deaf.

MIS 504 INTRODUCTION TO WORLD MISSIONS

Missions
Course Description

This course is a survey of the fulfillment of the Great Commission (Mt 28:19-20) from the days of the Apostles to our modern era, with special emphasis on overcoming the barriers of finance, transportation, communication, culture, nature and opposition from the secular and ecclesiastical realms.

MUS 100 MUSIC APPRECIATION

Music
Course Description

A survey of major achievements in composition and instrumentation through the modern era as it correlates with the church ages to the present.

MUS 200 INSTRUMENTATION & VOCAL ORCHESTRATION

Music
Course Description

This course provides instruction and the use of solo or orchestrated instrumental performances, alone or with vocal accompaniment to create a dynamic atmosphere of worship in the house of the Lord.

PED 100 PHYSICAL EDUCATION AND CONDITIONING

Physical Education
Course Description

These courses address the significant role that physical health plays in the overall well-being of the individual. An individual schedule of conditioning is designed for each student. Instruction in the use of walking/running

PSY 100 INTRODUCTION TO PSYCHOLOGY

Psychology & Pastoral Counseling
Course Description

This course lays the foundation for the study of psychoanalytical theory. It surveys the concepts and theories of psychological thought.

PSY 101 PSYCHOLOGY OF PERSONALITY

Psychology & Pastoral Counseling
Course Description

This course provides an intensive examination of the more important theories regarding the na-ture and determinants of personality.

PSY 102 MOTIVATIONS AND EMOTIONS

Psychology & Pastoral Counseling
Course Description

An intensive study of current research and of the more representative modern theories of motivation an emotion.

PSY 103 HUMAN DEVELOPMENT

Psychology & Pastoral Counseling
Course Description

An overview of the physical, psychological and spiritual development of men and women from birth through childhood, adolescence, young adulthood and maturity to the end of life. The focus of this course will be upon the maturation processes, crises and vital choices inherent in each growth level with special emphasis on the
effects of society and culture (majority/ minority) upon human development.

PSY 104 GRIEF AND TRAUMA

Psychology & Pastoral Counseling
Course Description

This course will explore the psychological process of dealing with and recovering from losses that are common to the normal human experience, as well as the psychological impact of traumatic experiences that are outside the range of normal human experiences.

PSY 200 SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY

Psychology & Pastoral Counseling
Course Description

The study of the behavior of individuals as it is influenced by past and/or present interactions with social factors. Current research detailing the influence of group dynamics on the behavior of the individual is also considered.

PSY 201 COUNSELING IN ABUSIVE SITUATIONS

Psychology & Pastoral Counseling
Course Description

This course examines mental, sexual, physical, and substance abuse. It is designed for clergy and lay members alike. Current theories and accepted procedures of counseling are discussed.

PSY 202 PSYCHOLOGY OF RELIGIOUS BEHAVIOR

Psychology & Pastoral Counseling
Course Description

Focus is on the relationship of religion to psychology. Reference to common religious phenom-ena from the psychological perspective is discussed. Particular focus is on the viewpoint of Christian faith.

PSY 203 MINISTRY AND CRISIS INTERVENTION

Psychology & Pastoral Counseling
Course Description

This course explores Biblical principles relating to death, dying and other crises. Students dis-cuss various points of view and cross cultural attitudes regarding these crises, facing death in a technological age, and being a survivor. Effective ministry to victims and survivors utilizing various social institutions will be examined.

PSY 300 ABNORMAL PSYCHOLOGY

Psychology & Pastoral Counseling
Course Description

Students evaluate recent data relating to the description and classification of deviant behavior. Attention is given to diagnostic and therapeutic techniques.

PSY 301 COUNSELING SKILLS: THE PROBLEM MANAGEMENT APPROACH

Psychology & Pastoral Counseling
Course Description

This course presents counseling from the Christian point of view. Special attention is given to techniques of interviewing and diagnosis of problems.

PSY 302 THE CHRISTIAN FAMILY

Psychology & Pastoral Counseling
Course Description

Deals with the human interrelationship associated with the importance of proper interaction within the home are stressed. A critical view is given to the individual and the specialized responsibilities of each member.

PSY 303 SMALL GROUP PROCESSES

Psychology & Pastoral Counseling
Course Description

This course traces the relationship between the individual and the group. Students analyze the impact of the individual from the micro and macro perspective.

PSY 304 FAMILY COUNSELING: HELPING TROUBLED FAMILIES

Psychology & Pastoral Counseling
Course Description

This class looks at both functional and dysfunctional characteristics of family units. It presents an overview of family issues and enables students to effectively resolve selected domestic is-sues.

PSY 400 PASTORAL PSYCHOLOGY

Psychology & Pastoral Counseling
Course Description

Designed to give an understanding of the principles and techniques used by pastors in their guidance and counseling ministries. This course examines the aspects of counseling that are peculiar to the pastor/parishioner relationship.

PSY 401 ANGER MANAGEMENT

Psychology & Pastoral Counseling
Course Description

This course deals with a study of anger from both biblical and mental health perspective. Attention is given to managing personal anger and helping others manage anger. The difference between constructive and destructive anger will be explored.

PSY 410 INDEPENDENT STUDY

Psychology & Pastoral Counseling

SCI 100 SCIENCE AND THE BIBLE

Science
Course Description

This course presents an overview of the natural laws of science as they relate to the Bible. Students investigate the correlation between scientific principles and Biblical events.

SOC 100 INTRODUCTION TO THE SOCIAL SCIENCES

Sociology
Course Description

An interdisciplinary survey course which introduces the student to the social sciences-sociology, social work, psychology, anthropology, and the principles of human behavior and interaction on which they are based

SOC 101 INTRODUCTION TO SOCIOLOGY

Sociology
Course Description

An overview of sociology and the study of human behavior in groups, from paired relation-ships to informal politics including the spiritual elements of group interactions.

THE 100 UNVEILING THE NAME OF JESUS

Theology
Course Description

This course is a theological examination of the Jehovanistic titles detailing the names of God. Special attention is given to issues relative to the oneness of the Godhead and the coming Messiah, Jesus Christ.

THE 200 INTRODUCTION TO SYSTEMATIC THEOLOGY

Theology
Course Description

This study lays the foundation for the overall organization of theological thought. It presents various frameworks for the structuring of major Bible doctrines into a systematic whole.

THE 201 PRINCIPLES OF THE APOSTOLIC DOCTRINE (APOSTOLICITY)

Theology
Course Description

This course gives special attention to the foundational tenets of the Apostolic Faith. It is an im-portant course for those wishing to understand and articulate the beliefs and concerns of this particular church movement.

THE 202 BIBLE DOCTRINE (THEISM & BIBLIOLOGY)

Theology
Course Description

A systematic treatment of the fundamental truths of the Christian faith revealed in the writings of the Old and New Testaments. The specific subjects of study are: Theism (the study of the existence of God), and Bibliology (the study of the Bible and its development)

THE 203 BIBLE DOCTRINE (THEOLOGY & ANGELOLOGY)

Theology
Course Description

An in-depth examination of the basic tenets of the Christian faith as revealed in the writings of the Old and New Testaments. The subjects studied address the realm of God, His Being, character and the realm of the angels

THE 204 HERMENEUTICS

Theology
Course Description

This course helps the student develop the ability, through study, to gain proper understanding of Scripture. Various principles are treated as tools for biblical understanding. Biblical characteristics are examined which enhance scriptural clarity.

THE 300 BIBLE DOCTRINE (ANTHROPOLOGY & SOTERIOLOGY)

Theology
Course Description

A systematic treatment of the fundamental truths of the Christian faith. This subject of study addresses the theological perspective of humanity, their need for; and God’s provision of restoration of fellowship with them.

THE 301 ESCHATOLOGY I (THE CHURCH & Last Things)

Theology
Course Description

A study of the overall purpose of God, future events related to the destiny of history and individuals including Christ’s second coming in its phases, the millennial reign of Christ, resurrections, the judgments and eternal state. The inception and nature of the church, as a living organism and its role in current events will be analyzed

THE 400 SYSTEMATIC THEOLOGY II

Theology
Course Description

This course examines the historical development of theological reasoning. Students trace contributions made to the theology by Augustine, Aquinas, Anselm, Earth, Bonhoeffer, Schliermacher and others. (Prerequisite courses: Old and New Testament Survey)

THE 401 EXEGESIS / NEW TESTAMENT

Theology
Course Description

This course offers a closer examination of scriptural text on the basis of the text itself. It teaches how to draw the meaning out of given text.
(Prerequisite courses: Old and New Testament Survey)

THE 402 CHRISTIAN APOLOGETICS

Theology
Course Description

This course is a study of biblical, scientific, and foundational truths supporting defense of Christian faith in the midst of a pluralistic modern society.
Prerequisite courses: Old and New Testament Survey)

THE 500 ESCHATOLOGY (THE CHURCH AND THE END TIME)

Theology
Course Description

A study of the overall purpose of God, future events related to the destiny of history and individuals including Christ’s second coming in its phases, the millennial reign of Christ, resurrections, the judgments and eternal state. The inception and nature of the church, as a living organism and its role in current events will be analyzed.
(Prerequisite courses: Old and New Testament Survey)

THE 501 PNEUMATOLOGY

Theology
Course Description

This course delves into the biblical teachings of the Holy Spirit. It is the branch of theology exploring purpose and functions of the Holy Spirit from the perspective of the early church and New Testament. Movement of the spirit in the Old Testament will be analyzed and compared with the early church movement.

THE 502 THEOLOGIES OF RELIGIOUS EDUCATION

Theology
Course Description

This course explores the interactive relationships between religious education and different schools of theology. The impact theology plays in Religious education, theory and practice is analyzed as well as its capability to generate teaching procedures.

THE 504—THE ENTERNAL STATE (Heaven/Hell and the time of Destiny)

Theology
Course Description

This course encompasses a study of biblical teachings reading Heaven/Hell, and the final destination of humankind. It deals with the Soul of man; immortality, man’s future and discusses the age-old question of the existence of the universe in eternity.

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