1st Year Core Courses:

1st Year Electives:


2nd Year Core Course:

2nd Year Electives:

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1st Year Core Courses:

Biblical Doctrines

Course Description: Overview of the Doctrine of the Faith, including God (Father, Son & Holy Spirit), Angels & Demons, man, sin, salvation, and Scripture


Discipleship Training

Course Description: Leads students into a personal knowledge of God and intimacy with Jesus Christ. Teaches students how to function in the Body of Christ, how to harness their God-potential through discipline and authority; how to minister total surrender to others (including new converts).


New Testament Survey

Course Description: Overview of the New Testament writings including information of the authors, historical settings and themes, key doctrines and spiritual truths.


Communications

Course Description: More than an overview of the basics of effective writing and speaking skills, this course provides hands-on and practical experience. Team writing and speaking will also include creating agendas for facilitating meetings, and role-playing in conflict and resolution situations. Also, provides instruction for writing resumes and behavior based interviewing techniques.


Leadership Dynamics I

Course Description: Everything rises and falls on leaders!  Leadership is not just something we do – it is who we are and what we are becoming.  “Good leadership” begins with a clear understanding of tested principles of management and human relations.  This course will help even those without the spiritual gift of leadership skills so they will be able to effectively lead and influence others.  Leadership Dynamics I focuses on developing yourself as a leader. Required Textbooks by John Maxwell for the course:

  • 15 Invaluable Laws of Growth
  • 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership
  • 5 Levels of Leadership

 


Hermeneutics

Course Description: The art and science of Biblical interpretation and how to apply the principles of Biblical interpretation using Greek and Hebrew study tools.


1st Year Electives:

Biblical Worship

Course Description: Examines the theology behind praise and worship, with an emphasis on the priesthood of the believer and how to develop “lifestyle worshipers”.

Arts Of Worship

Course Description: Broad overview of the various artistic expressions found within the ministries of the Church today.

Student Ministries

Course Description: Surveys the contemporary youth culture and teaches the skills to love and lead a thriving youth ministry. Emphasis includes how to create a powerful youth/children’s program plus youth outreach and how to communicate with parents of children and youth.

Book Of Acts

Course Description: In-depth teaching of the Book of Acts with a focus on the church and the major characteristics/traits that define it. Also what the 21st Century can learn from the church of the first century.


2nd Year Core Courses:

World Missions / Evangelism

Course Description: To equip students to fulfill the Great Commandment and the Great Commission.


Leadership II

Course Description: To build on the personal development principles learned in Leadership Dynamics I and enable students to understand the principles of leading others. By the end of the course a student should be able to:


Old Testament Survey

Course Description: This course will increase your overall understanding and appreciation of the older (and perhaps less used) half of your bible. It will allow you to demonstrate an ability to use it skillfully and find things quickly. We will emphasize each book's basic theme, structure and spiritual truths, as well as developing a high- level overview of the Genesis to Malachi's story line.


Apologetics

Course Description: The concept of Creation by Design has come under serious scrutiny and disrepute over the last 150 years. This course will explore the scientific and historical evidence for Divine Creation, and put confidence into the hearts of believing Christians. I Peter 3:15 exhorts us to, “always be ready to give a defense to everyone who asks you a reason for the hope that is in you…” Giving a well-thought through reason for our faith is an essential key in evangelism and is a key to growing strong in faith. This course will explore the reasons behind why we believe what we do.


Eschatology

Course Description: In this course, we will examine the Bible's teachings concerning future events, beginning with the rapture of the church and concluding with the new heavens and the new earth. Included in the course is a look at the current events in the light of the Bible prophecy, a chronology of end-time events (including an examination of each of the popular "rapture theories" held within the body of Christ), and an overview of the book of Revelation.


Church Planting

Course Description: Planting new churches is no optional activity - it forms the heart and soul of the Great Commission. It is desperately needed all around the world today. New churches infuse the body of Christ with new excitement, new ideas, new frontiers of ministry and new people. New churches are vital to the health and continued growth of the whole church. However, like many other worthwhile things, church planting is easier ‘said than done’. This course is intended to take us far beyond theory and offer the kind of practical wisdom that can only be gleaned from those who have been, and continue to be personally involved in numerous church planting endeavors. Topics to be covered include


2nd Year Electives:

Theology Track:

Pastoral Care

Course Description: Explores the heart and strategies of pastoral care and how to facilitate a small group ministry.

Church History

Course Description: Explores the history and development of the Church form the Day of Pentecost until the present hour. Also examines key people that God has used throughout Church history as well as Satan’s tactics to infiltrate the Church with false teachers and false doctrines.

Arts Track:

Effective Worship Ministry

Course Description: A holistic approach to Christian Worship Ministry with emphasis on the culture of worship and the priorities essential to fruitful worship.

Church Musicianship And Song Writing

Course Description: Students learn the best ways to write songs that glorify God and cause worshippers to contemplate the words they are singing.