Spring 2022 Course Schedule

Traditional Day (In Seat)

Day Student – Drop/Add

Day Students only use the Drop/Add form through the first week of the semester during the Drop/Add period.

After the Drop/Add deadline, Day Students must use a Course Withdrawal Form

If a day student is taking an online 8 week course, the Drop/Add period is 5 days from the course start date. 

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Spring 2022 Course Schedule (Downloadable PDF)Academic Catalog

2022 Spring Semester, January 18, 2022 – May 11, 2022
Open Registration October 27 – November 11, 2021
Drop/Add Period ends January 25, 2022

Spring Traditional Program Course Schedule (In Seat)

Business Org. Leadership Internship BSOL4081/4082 Perkins, C.

BSLD 4081/BSLD 4082 Business and Leadership Internship
0 Credit Hours

Internships: Students enrolled in the Bachelor of Arts degree programs except for Advanced Theological Studies majors are required to participate in a minimum two semester internship program in their specialized fields. The internship program is practical field work in a specialized area of ministry and will be supervised by the student’s academic advisor. A written report of the field experience will be submitted at the end of the second semester and will be graded by the academic advisor. It will be graded with satisfactory or unsatisfactory.

Christian Belief and Scripture BIBL1102 Miller, D. M/W 9:25 – 10:40 AM A112

BIBL 1102 Christian Belief and Scripture
3 Credit Hours
This course provides an introduction to foundational Christian theology and to Scripture. It examines the narrative and major themes of the Christian Bible. It also introduces the crucial and foundational claims of Christian theology by examining ancient consensus about theological boundaries that have historically distinguished Christian belief from other ancient religious teachings.

(only for students who took Biblical Living or incoming students)

Christian Leadership GNMN4301 Williams, M. M/W 8:00 – 9:15 AM A113

GNMN 4301 Christian Leadership
3 Credit Hours
Studies in the principles of Christian leadership as they relate to character, vision, responsibility, accountability, team, style, etc. Examines the leadership of godly individuals in Scripture and in
the contemporary world. Examines leadership literature, discusses leadership problems with the purpose of determining Biblical solutions.

Counseling Internship COUN3081/3082 4081/4082 Rewald, L.

COUN 3081/3082/4081/4082 Counseling Internship
0 Credit Hours

Internships: Students enrolled in the Bachelor of Arts degree programs except for Advanced Theological Studies majors are required to participate in a minimum two semester internship program in their specialized fields. The internship program is practical field work in a specialized area of ministry and will be supervised by the student’s academic advisor. A written report of the field experience will be submitted at the end of the second semester and will be graded by the academic advisor. It will be graded with satisfactory or unsatisfactory.

C.S. Lewis: Apostle to the Skeptic THEO3303 Woodward, T/TH 1:00 - 2:15 PM A205

C.S. Lewis: Apostle to the Skeptic THEO3303

Through an encounter with key essays and excerpts from C.S. Lewis’ writings, along with contributions from prominent C.S. Lewis scholars, students will survey a wealth of support for the Christian Faith. The course will highlight the life and thinking of Lewis, and review the rapid expansion and development of apologetics since his passing.

Daniel and Revelation: Exegesis & Theology* BIBL4303 DeRosse, A. M/W 9:25 – 10:40 AM Library Lobby

BIBL 4303 Daniel & Revelation: Exegesis & Theology
3 Credit Hours
PREREQUISITE: BIBL 2331 Hermeneutics. This course carefully examines these two major apocalyptic books chapter by chapter, investigating their historical setting, the critical questions, and their relation to one another and to the Olivet Discourse. Heavy emphasis is given to the book of Revelation.

Darwinism and Intelligent Design ISC1502 Woodward, T. T/TH 2:25 – 3:40 PM Library Lobby

ISC 1502 Darwinism and Intelligent Design*
3 Credit Hours
This course introduces students to the scientific debate over creation, evolution and intelligent design in the modern era. With a focus on Darwinism’s intensifying paradigm-crisis since the 1980s, we will survey (a) basic principles of lab science and historical science, (b) the range of arguments and lines of evidence that are set forth to defend either Darwinism or Intelligent Design, and (c) key discoveries from astronomy, physics, and chemistry that lead to the inference of a designed universe. The relationship of science and Christian Theology will be explored on selected topics in the origins debate.

Developmental Psychology DEP2004 Rewald, L T/TH 2:25 – 3:40 PM A112

DEP 2004 Developmental Psychology*
3 Credit Hours
Human psychological development from birth to death is studied. Consideration is given to psychological, emotional, cognitive, social, moral, and spiritual development and experiences.

Diagnosis and Remediation of Reading Instruction RED4519 Chauncey, M. M/W 1:00 – 2:15 PM A206

RED 4519 Diagnosis and Remediation of Reading Instruction*
3 Credit Hours
Students learn to sequence developmental skills and concepts of reading, recognize and diagnose reading problems, and remediate and utilize appropriate methods and materials to increase reading performance.

Field Experience Internships ELED3091 Chauncey, M.

ELED 3091 Field Experience Internships*
3 Credit Hours
The Field Experience Internships are an opportunity for the Elementary Education Major to acquire additional exposure to working in a classroom with a supervising teacher that will help to prepare the student for their Student Teaching Internship in their final year. Students will also complete the ACSI certification requirements as part of this class.

Foundations of the Broader Christian Theological Tradition: Patristics THEO4342 Miller, D. M/W 8:00 – 9:15 AM A205

THEO 4342 Foundations of the Broader Christian Theological Tradition (Patristics)
3 Credit Hours
This course examines Christian theology in the period immediately after the writing of the New Testament through the fifth century,
and the development of theological consensus by God’s people concerning foundational Christian beliefs.

Freshman Composition II* ENC1102 Mallo, K. T/TH 1:00 – 2:15 PM A112

ENC 1102 Freshman Composition II*
3 Credit Hours
PREREQUISITE: ENC 1101 Freshman Composition I or its equivalent This course further develops skills in the planning, organization, and writing of essays of various modes. Focus will be placed on advanced writing and comprehensive skills including conducting research, writing research papers and articles, and mastering the different forms and styles of research paper writing. This course is designed to help the student possess advanced college level skills in writing and comprehension.

Fundamental Issues in Worship WORS2302 Rushing, K. TH 2:25 - 5:05 PM A205

WORS 2302 Fundamental Issues in Worship
3 Credit Hours
This course is an introduction to basic definitions and uses of worship terminology and practices in the Scriptures, the historical evolution of worship and its practices in the Roman, Orthodox, and Protestant churches, and a survey of the avenues, modes, and styles of worship in modern Christendom. Specific problematic issues will be evaluated and discussed, especially as they relate to post-modern thought.

General Psychology PSY1012 Rewald, L. M/W 2:25 - 3:40 PM A113

PSY 1012 General Psychology*
3 Credit Hours
This course is an introduction to the field of psychology. It includes the history, scientific methodology, major theoretical schools of thought, various approaches to interpersonal functioning, and human development.

Intermediate Leadership: Conflict / Negotiation LDR3373 Boyce, C. T/TH 9:25 – 10:40 AM A205

LDR 3373 Intermediate Leadership: Conflict/Negotiation*
3 Credit Hours
Intermediate study of leadership practices as related to translating a leadership vision into organizational effectiveness builds on previous foundation courses of leadership and introduces the student to skills relevant to effective communication in conflict interactions that occur in organizations. A practical emphasis will be placed on the area of conflict management and negotiation skills through the use of case study group sessions within the role of leadership.

Interpersonal Communication SPC1300 Woodward. T./Stamper, K. T/TH 8:00 – 9:15 AM A113

SPC 1300 Interpersonal Communication*
3 Credit Hours
This course provides an introduction to the study of interpersonal communication, emphasizing skill in identifying and choosing the approach that is most appropriate and effective in a given communication situation. Emphasis on interpersonal relationships, language, and nonverbal communication.

Marketing Research and Strategy MAR3613 Whitman, M. T/TH 2:25 - 3:40 PM A103

MAR 3613/MKTG 3613 Marketing Research & Strategy*
3 Credit Hours
This course explores research in the context of making marketing decisions. This course assists in developing the skills necessary to make marketing decisions by providing students the ability to interpret market research, consumer research, opinion research, and survey research. Marketing Research & Strategy is an applied and practical course surveying contemporary advanced research methods and statistical techniques applied to business settings. The development and implementation of a comprehensive qualitative and quantitative marketing research project focused on a current marketing problem will be conducted assists in solidifying learning.

Methods of Teaching Language Arts EDE1228 Chauncey, M. M/W 8:00 – 9:15 AM A206

EDE 1228 Methods of Teaching Language Arts*
3 Credit Hours
This course provides materials, methods, and techniques of instruction, and demonstrates strategies in correlating the language arts program with the other areas of instruction.

Ministry Internship GNMN3011/4011 Allotta, J.

GNMN 3011/GNMN 4011 General Ministry Internship
0 Credit Hours

Internships: Students enrolled in the Bachelor of Arts degree programs except for Advanced Theological Studies majors are required to participate in a minimum two semester internship program in their specialized fields. The internship program is practical field work in a specialized area of ministry and will be supervised by the student’s academic advisor. A written report of the field experience will be submitted at the end of the second semester and will be graded by the academic advisor. It will be graded with satisfactory or unsatisfactory.

Modern British and American Poetry* LIT3032 Mallo, K. M/W 2:25 - 3:40 PM A103

LIT 3032 Modern British and American Poetry*
3 Credit Hours
PREREQUISITE: ENC 1102 Freshman Composition II or its equivalent.
Modern British and American Poetry focuses on the great changes in the form and content of poetry since World War I, and follows these changes as they occur in the poems of the major poets up until the seventies and eighties. Course content is presented largely by lectures about daily readings. Students are encouraged to participate in class discussions. Poems written by students are encouraged to be handed in individually, but this is not required.

New Testament History and Letters BIBL2321 Miller, D. T/TH 8:00 – 9:15 AM A112

BIBL 2321 New Testament History and Letters
3 Credit Hours
This course is a study of Acts, the Pauline Epistles, and the General Epistles. Attention will be given to background, structure, authorship, and doctrinal importance.

Old Testament Poetry and Prophecy BIBL1322 Abell, A. T/TH 9:25 - 10:40 AM A112

BIBL 1322 Old Testament Poetry and Prophecy
3 Credit Hours
This course surveys the content, structure, events, and theological themes of the Old Testament poetical and prophetic books (the last 22 books) in light of their historical and canonical setting.

Organizational Communication: Methods & Strategies for Leaders LDR2370 Perkins, C. M/W 1:00 – 2:15 PM A112

LDR 2370 Organizational Communication: Methods & Strategies for Leaders*
3 Credit Hours
This course examines the function and structures of communication in both formal and informal situations in an organization. This course provides a practical view of leadership communication, strategies for transmitting, receiving, and understanding information in the organization. The emphasis of this course is on providing leaders with tools for overcoming communication challenges/barriers by utilizing appropriate strategies and methods.

Pastoral Methods PAST4301 Allotta, J. M 2:25 – 5:05 PM A112

PAST 4301 Pastoral Methods
3 Credit Hours
Practical principles of performing pastoral duties are studied, including pastoral qualifications and call, maintaining the pastor’s home and family life, finances, work schedules, and pastoral ethics. Other duties such as home visitation, institutional visitation, baptisms, serving the Lord’s Supper, weddings, funerals, and business meetings of the church are explored. A unit on denominations, their distinctive tenets, and contributions is included.

Pastoral Methods Practicum PAST4341 Allotta, J.

PAST 4341 Pastoral Methods Practicum
3 Credit Hours
Students will complete a supervised Pastoral experience in a professional setting. The primary focus is on preaching, preparation, pastoral counseling, and other pastoral duties outlined in the Pastoral Methods Practicum Manual.

Philosophy of Education ELED1302 Chauncey, M. T/TH 1:00 – 2:15 PM A206

ELED 1302 Philosophy of Education
3 Credit Hours
This course provides a background of educational philosophies from a secular and Christian perspective. It contains a review of the traditional and contemporary philosophical positions and the educational theories derived from these positions. This course also explores the Christian worldview as a basis for classroom management and curriculum theory and practice.

Piano MVK0000 Denham, C. T N/A R. Munce Hall

MVK 1011 Piano*
1 Credit Hour
Private study of specialized piano techniques, skills, repertoire, and rehearsal techniques. Audition and placement are required. (A special fee applies).

Psychology Internship PSYC4081/4082 Rewald, L.

PSYC 4081/PSYC 4082 Psychology Internship
0 Credit Hours

Psychology of Religion and Spirituality* SOP4451 Rewald, L. T/TH 1:00 – 2:15 PM A103

SOP 4451 Psychology of Religion and Spirituality*
3 Credit Hours
PREREQUISITE: PSY 1012 General Psychology.
This course focuses on religious/spiritual development, the relationship between personality and religion/spirituality, and the research on religious questions and spirituality.

Psychology Seminar (for Psychology majors only) PSYC4104 Rewald, L.

PSYC 4104 Psychology Seminar*
3 Credit Hours
This course is an intensive investigation of selected advanced topics in psychology. These topics will vary by semester, and the course will require a significant level of student research and participation.

Romans* BIBL4301 Allotta, J. M/W 1:00 – 2:15 PM A113

BIBL 4301 Romans
3 Credit Hours
PREREQUISITE: BIBL 2331 Hermeneutics. This course is an exegesis of the Roman epistle including the historical background, the theological elements of condemnation, justification, sanctification, and glorification. Special attention is given to the dispensational and the practical divisions.

Seminar in Group Dynamics* COUN4312 Rewald, L./Vega, L. T/TH 8:00 – 9:15 AM A205

COUN 4312 Seminar in Group Dynamics
3 Credit Hours
PREREQUISITE: COUN 2301 Introduction to Counseling.
The principles of group dynamics will be presented along with practical guidance and experience in leading and participating in various types of groups.

Senior Research Seminar GNMN4302 Mallo, K. M/W 9:25 - 10:40 AM A103

GNMN 4302 Senior Research Seminar
3 Credit Hours
This course is an interdisciplinary, integrative, research-oriented course in which students learn advanced research techniques. Each student writes a 35-40 page research paper integrating an element of their major with their Christian world view. Papers are presented to the class in sessions that are open to other members of the College community.

Social Psychology SOP4004 Rewald, L. T/TH 9:25 - 10:40 AM A113

SOP 4004 Social Psychology*
3 Credit Hours
This course studies the social foundations of behavior, how people think, feel and behave within a social context, focusing on theoretical perspectives and scientific research. Topics include affiliation, aggression and altruism, attitude formation, helping behavior, group dynamics, and compliance and conformity.

Stress Management COUN3332 Rewald, L. M/W 9:25 - 10:40 AM A205

COUN 3332 Stress Management
3 Credit Hours
This course will examine the effects of stress and the counseling techniques used to treat stress related issues. Topics will include: the mind/body connection and its role in the development and treatment of stress related disorders, Biblical perspective on the counseling of clients experiencing the effects of stress, and ways for individuals in helping processions to avoid burnout and other related illnesses will be explored.

Student Teaching Program ELED4092 Chauncey, M.

ELED 4092 Student Teaching Program
12 Credit Hours
This course is open only to students who have senior standing, are fully qualified as prospective graduates, and have completed the required courses. Students may choose to be placed for their internship in Christian schools, public schools, charter schools or overseas mission schools (for those students who are interested in being missionary teachers and meet the requirements). Placement of student teachers in schools is facilitated by the Elementary Education Program Director, and students are not to pursue arrangements on their own with teachers or school administrators. The Student Teaching Internship experience must take place within an approved school and classroom grade level setting as identified and confirmed by the Program Director. Student teachers must observe and be mentored under the direct daily guidance of an experienced supervising teacher.

Systematic Theology II THEO3302 Bargerhuff, E. T/TH 1:00 – 2:15 PM A113

THEO 3302 Systematic Theology II: Christology, Pneumatology, and Angelology
3 Credit Hours
PREREQUISITE: THEO 3301 Systematic Theology I or it’s equivalent. The study of theology is continued through a detailed examination of the doctrines of Christ (Christology), the Holy Spirit (Pneumatology), and angels (Angelology). Each is examined in terms of its existence, nature, attributes, and special problems.

Systematic Theology IV THEO4331 Bargerhuff, E. T/TH 2:25 - 3:40 PM A113

THEO 4331 Systematic Theology IV: Ecclesiology, Eschatology, and Contemporary Theology
3 Credit Hours
PREREQUISITE: THEO 3301 Systematic Theology I or its equivalent.
The study of God’s redemptive plan for humanity is continued through an examination of the doctrines of the church (Ecclesiology) and
last things (Eschatology). In addition, various recently developing approaches to theological questions are also examined.

Teaching Children’s Literature EDE4228 Chauncey, M. M/W 9:25 - 10:40 AM A206

EDE 4228 Teaching Children’s Literature*
3 Credit Hours
This course surveys the works of authors and illustrators whose materials are relevant to children, teaching recognition of appropriate age for reading and correlation of literature with unit work taught in the classroom.

Team Dynamics & Leading Diverse Groups LDR3363 Perkins, C. M/W 9:25 - 10:40 AM A113

LDR 3363 Team Dynamics and Leading Diverse Groups*
3 Credit Hours
This course examines the application of leadership theory in groups and team dynamics. This course will also examine the factors that influence group membership and how the structure and development of groups progress over time. Social identity, intragroup dynamics, perceptions, ingroup/outgroup membership, attitudes, judgments, and performance will also be discussed within the framework of situational factors and emerging technologies and how they influence both intra- and intergroup behaviors.

Theology of Sanctification THEO3332 Woodward, T. T/TH 9:25 - 10:40 AM A103

THEO 3332 Theology of Sanctification
3 Credit Hours
In order to make sense of the Christian doctrine of sanctification, diverse biblical models and theological systems have been developed and taught through the ages. Many of these are mutually harmonious and very complementary to each other. The purpose of this course is to survey these models, evaluate their Biblical theological foundations, and understand how to implement their insights into daily living.

Theories of Personality PPE3003 Rewald, L. M/W 8:00 - 9:15 AM A103

PPE 3003 Theories of Personality*
3 Credit Hours
This course examines the major psychological approaches to the development of the human personality. Emphasis is placed on the application of these theories to a variety of useful settings that include counseling, church, interpersonal relationships, and personal self-understanding. Questions this course attempts to answer: 1. What is personality? 2. Are personalities shaped by our genes or by our environment? 3. Are we stuck with the same personality across our lifespan or do we change chameleon-like according to the situation? 4. Is there one personality type that is better than another? 5. How can we tell if someone’s behavior falls outside the boundaries of normal personality characteristics?

World Missions and Religions MISS1301 Allotta, J. M/W 8:00 – 9:15 AM A112

MISS 1301 World Missions and Religions
3 Credit Hours
This course provides an introductory survey of world missions, including the Biblical and theological basis for missions, a review of the history of missions, various strategies for missions, and current issues in missions. A brief review of the history, beliefs, and practices of leading contemporary world religions is also included. The emphasis of the course is on how to promote world missions within the local church, as well as on how world Christians should discern God’s guidance regarding sending or going.

Youth Ministry Skills Practicum YUTH4331 Allotta, J.

YUTH 4331 Youth Ministry Skills Practicum
3 Credit Hours
Students will complete a supervised Youth experience in a professional setting. The primary focus is on event preparation, small group development, and other youth minister duties outlined in the Youth Ministry Skills Practicum Manual.