Undergraduate Courses

Undergraduate Courses at Trinity College of the Bible

The Undergraduate Courses are listed below, first alphabetically by school, and then by course number. Contact an enrollment advisor for more information, or to sign up for our audit a class.

Apologetics


AP 440 Contemporary Apologetics Survey I
Credit Hours: 3
Course Description: To introduce and expose learners to foundational issues in the study of apologetics; to enable learners to identify key terms and describe essential issues of apologetics and to apply apologetic methodology to contemporary challenges.

AP 448 Overview of Resurrection Arguments
Credit Hours: 3
Course Description: To inform learners on the positive arguments for the historical case for a bodily physical resurrection of Jesus, as well as refutations to arguments against the resurrection. This class will explore all the evidence from history and Scripture, and inform learners on how to present the case that God raised Jesus from the dead.


Biblical Counseling


BC 328 Introduction to Addictions Counseling
Credit Hours: 3
Course Description: To introduce learners to current ways of understanding and counseling addicted counselees from the perspective of a biblical worldview.

BC 330 Counseling For Emotional Problems: Anger, Worry, And Depression
Credit Hours: 3
Course Description: To acquaint learners with basic biblically-based strategies for guiding counselees through problems involving anger, anxiety, and depression.

BC 355 Introduction to Bereavement Counseling
Credit Hours: 3
Course Description: To provide learners with an overview of the principles and strategies that may be effective when doing counseling work with bereaved counselees who are enduring grief responses.

BC 365 Introduction to Marriage and Family Counseling
Credit Hours: 3
Course Description: To introduce learners to the way in which marital and family relationships and roles are presented in the Bible so they can apply this data to the counseling process.

BC 374 Studies in the Problem of Suffering
Credit Hours: 3
Course Description: To introduce learners to the biblical teaching concerning suffering and to identify the scriptural principles and procedures necessary for appropriate responses to pain and suffering.


Biblical Studies


BS 401 Bible Study Methods
Credit Hours: 3
Course Description: To master the tools and techniques of Bible study, focusing upon observation, interpretation, and application.


Christian Education


CE 388 Strategies for Effective Teaching
Credit Hours: 3
Course Description: To expose learners to a general knowledge of effective teaching strategies and to introduce them to the essential communication skills needed for effective teaching in different classroom settings.


Expository Preaching


EP 495 Introduction to Contemporary Preaching
Credit Hours: 3
Course Description: To introduce and expose learners to the elements and principles of preaching so they can acquire a basic and introductory knowledge of how to prepare and deliver biblical messages using a variety of homiletical techniques and designs.


Evangelism


EV 459 Fundamentals of Personal Evangelism
Credit Hours: 3
Course Description: To introduce and expose learners to the concept of personal evangelism so they can acquire a basic and introductory knowledge of how to lead others to faith in Christ using a variety of techniques.


Languages


LG 321 Introduction to Biblical Greek I
Credit Hours: 3
Course Description: To introduce learners to the vocabulary and grammar of Biblical Greek; to learn the complete grammar of Biblical Greek and acquire a substantial vocabulary by studying the Greek New Testament.

LG 322 Introduction to Biblical Greek I I
Credit Hours: 3
Course Description: To introduce learners to the vocabulary and grammar of Biblical Greek; to learn the complete grammar of Biblical Greek and acquire a substantial vocabulary by studying the Greek New Testament and translating passages from the Greek New Testament with the aid of a lexicon.

LG 331 Beginning Biblical Hebrew I
Credit Hours: 3
Course Description: To introduce learners to the morphology, vocabulary, and grammar of Biblical Hebrew; to learn the complete grammar of Biblical Hebrew and acquire a substantial vocabulary by studying the Hebrew Bible.

LG 332 Beginning Biblical Hebrew I I
Credit Hours: 3
Course Description: To introduces learners to the morphology, vocabulary, and grammar of Biblical Hebrew; to learn the complete grammar of Biblical Hebrew and acquire a substantial vocabulary by studying the Hebrew Bible and translating passages from the Hebrew Bible with the aid of a lexicon.


New Testament


NT 312 Engaging the Book of Revelation
Credit Hours: 3
Course Description: To present and expose learners to the study of Revelation as a whole; to enable them to recognize and interpret themes in the book; to provide them with the opportunity to evaluate the literary features and argument of the book; and to encourage them to apply the knowledge they gain from their study to their lives and ministries.

NT 313 Introduction to the Book of Romans
Credit Hours: 3
Course Description: To introduce learners to the study of the background, content, and structure of the book of Romans; to enable learners to understand paradigms of interpretation in past and current scholarship and encourage learners to apply the knowledge attained in the context of current ministry.

NT 314 Readings in the Synoptic Authors
Credit Hours: 3
Course Description: To give the learner an overview of the history, contents, and theology of the assigned books of the Bible. This course includes Matthew, Mark, Luke, and Acts.

NT 315 Readings in the Johannine Literature
Credit Hours: 3
Course Description: To give the learner an overview of the history, contents, and theology of the assigned books of the Bible. This course includes John, 1 John, 2 John, 3 John, and Revelation.

NT 316 Readings in Pauline Literature 1
Credit Hours: 3
Course Description: To give the learner an overview of the history, contents, and theology of the assigned books of the Bible. This course includes Romans, 1 Corinthians, and 2 Corinthians. 3 credit hours.

NT 317 Readings in Pauline Literature 2
Credit Hours: 3
Course Description: To give the learner an overview of the history, contents, and theology of the assigned books of the Bible. This course includes Galatians, Ephesians, Philippians, Colossians, 1 & 2 Thessalonians, 1 & 2 Timothy, and Titus.

NT 318 Readings in the General Epistles
Credit Hours: 3
Course Description: To give the learner an overview of the history, contents, and theology of the assigned books of the Bible. This course includes Hebrews, James, 1 Peter, 2 Peter, and Jude.


Old Testament


OT 311 Readings in Torah
Credit Hours: 3
Course Description: To give the learner an overview of the history, contents, and theology of the assigned books of the Bible. This course includes Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers, and Deuteronomy.

OT 312 Readings in the Historical Books
Credit Hours: 3
Course Description: To give the learner an overview of the history, contents, and theology of the assigned books of the Bible. This course includes Joshua, Judges, Ruth, 1 Samuel, 2 Samuel, 1 Kings, 2 Kings, 1 Chronicles, 2 Chronicles, Ezra, Nehemiah, and Esther.

OT 313 Readings in the Poetic and Wisdom Writings
Credit Hours: 3
Course Description: To give the learner an overview of the history, contents, and theology of the assigned books of the Bible. This course includes Job, Psalms, Proverbs, Ecclesiastes, and Song of Solomon.

OT 314 Readings in the Major Prophets
Credit Hours: 3
Course Description: To give the learner an overview of the history, contents, and theology of the assigned books of the Bible. This course includes Isaiah, Jeremiah, Lamentations, Ezekiel, and Daniel.

OT 315 Readings in the Minor Prophets
Credit Hours: 3
Course Description: To give the learner an overview of the history, contents, and theology of the assigned books of the Bible. This course includes Hosea, Joel, Amos, Obadiah, Jonah, Micah, Nahum, Habakkuk, Zephaniah, Haggai, Zechariah, and Malachi.

OT 432 Introduction to the Book of Daniel
Credit Hours: 3
Course Description: To encourage learners to develop an overview of the content of Daniel, to explore options for understanding Daniel, to understand Amos from a uniquely Christian perspective, and to explore a method for teaching Daniel in a Bible Study or ministry setting.


Philosophy


PH 366 Dealing with the Problem of Evil
Credit Hours: 3
Course Description: To introduce and explain the various options in Christian understandings of the problem of evil and to offer some suggestions for dealing with the problem so that learners will be better equipped to defend the coherence of Christian theism as a viable and tenable worldview against the skeptic’s objection to theism based on evil in the world.

PH 401 Basic Christian Ethics
Credit Hours: 3
Course Description: To review the basic principles and undergirding axioms of Old Testament and New Testament ethics, with the goal of relating the same to cognitive and deontological and normative ethics of the time.


Pastoral Ministry


PM 330 Contemporary Christian Issues
Credit Hours: 3
Course Description: To allow learners to investigate important social, cultural, and theological issues facing the modern church.


Research and Writing


RW 409 Research and Writing
Credit Hours: 3
Course Description: To introduce learners to a practical study of research and writing for college.


Spiritual Formation


SF 301 Introduction to Scripture Study Techniques
Credit Hours: 1
Course Description: To introduce learners to various methods for doing personal and small group Bible study for spiritual growth.

SF 302 Introduction to Spiritual Warfare
Credit Hours: 1
Course Description: To introduce learners to the issues and techniques involved with spiritual warfare.

SF 303 Introduction to Prayer and Personal Holiness
Credit Hours: 1
Course Description: To provide learners a foundation for understanding personal holiness, including its roots in Scripture and their benefit for developing Christian maturity.

SF 301 Introduction to Accountability and Discipleship
Credit Hours: 1
Course Description: To introduce learners to the biblical concepts and models of accountability and discipleship for personal and corporate spiritual growth and development.


Theology


TH 345 Contemporary Theology
Credit Hours: 3
Course Description: To guide learners in the summarization and analysis of contemporary theological issues and movements.

TH 395 Introduction to the Doctrine of Christ
Credit Hours: 3
Course Description: To guide learners in summarization and analysis of issues, problems, and questions pertaining to the doctrine of the person and work of Christ.

TH 401 Bible Doctrine I
Credit Hours: 3
Course Description: To guide learners in surveying the basic doctrines of the Bible in the following areas: the doctrine of Scripture, theology proper, angels, man, and sin.

TH 402 Bible Doctrine I I
Credit Hours: 3
Course Description: To guide learners in surveying the basic doctrines of the Bible in the following areas: Christ, the Holy Spirit, salvation, the church, and last things.