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.

Undergraduate Level

AD Administration

AD 301 Basic Principles of Human and Organizational Development (3 sch)

To analyze and apply concepts and theories of human and organizational development to management and leadership in the church or Christian organization.

AD 302 Fundamentals of Communications for Managers and Administrators (3 sch)

To introduce and expose learners to the theory and practice of managerial communications with emphasis on fundamental dimensions of communication, language, and behavior so that they acquire a basic and introductory knowledge of this discipline and are able to identify, describe, and utilize the essential theories and models of the communicative process.

AP Apologetics

AP 440 Contemporary Apologetics Survey I (3 sch)

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 (3 sch)

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.

BC Biblical Counseling

BC 328 Introduction to Addictions Counseling (3 sch)

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 (3 sch)

To acquaint learners with basic biblically-based strategies for guiding counselees through problems involving anger, anxiety, and depression.

BC 355 Introduction to Bereavement Counseling (3 sch)

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 (3 sch)

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 (3 sch)

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.

BS Biblical Studies

BS 401 Bible Study Methods (3 sch)

To master the tools and techniques of Bible study, focusing upon observation, interpretation, and application.

BS 480 Introduction to Biblical Prophecy (3 sch)

To introduce learners to the scope of prophets, prophecy, and apocalyptic literature in the Bible, to enable learners to identify and articulate key issues in exegesis and biblical theology relating to prophecy, and to facilitate the learners’ use of prophetic Scripture in ministry.

BS 490 Bible Backgrounds (3 sch)

To introduce learners to the essential background material of the Bible. This includes examining the relevant historical, cultural, and literary settings of the Scriptures.

CC Christian Counseling

CC 301 Introduction to Counseling Theories and the Christian Counselor (3 sch)

To introduce learners to the spectrum of counseling theories with a critical analysis from a Christian worldview.

CC 302 Techniques and Relationship Development for the Christian Counselor (3 sch)

To give learners a greater familiarity with the fundamental techniques and skills for Christian counselors with respect to fostering the counselor/counselee relationship.

CC 304 Introduction to Marriage Counseling in Christian Counseling (3 sch)

To inform learners with the methods and issues related to marriage counseling for Christian counselors.

CC 305 Fundamentals of Christian Counseling Ethics (3 sch)

To introduce learners with the issues and theory of ethics for the practicing Christian counselor.

CE Christian Education

CE 388 Strategies for Effective Teaching (3 sch)

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.

CF Church Fathers

CF 201 Introduction to the Church Fathers (3 sch)

To Introduce learners to the importance of the role of the Early Church Fathers in the history of Christian Doctrine and Thought. This course is designed to lay foundations for the lifetime of learning and developing the whole self aimed at Christ-likeness in the Classical Christian education tradition.

CF 202 Readings in the Apostolic Fathers (3 sch)

To read, examine, and analyze the foundational writings of the Early Church Fathers from a biblical worldview. This course includes readings from Clement of Rome, Mathetes, Polycarp, Ignatius, Barnabas, Papias, Justin Martyr, and Irenaeus.

CF 203 Readings in Fathers of the Second Century (3 sch)

To read, examine, and analyze the foundational writings of the Early Church Fathers from a biblical worldview. This course includes readings from Hermas, Tatian, Theophilus, Athenagoras, and Clement of Alexandria.

CF 204 Readings in Latin Christianity (3 sch)

To read, examine, and analyze the foundational writings of the Early Church Fathers from a biblical worldview. This course includes readings from Tertullian.

CF 205 Readings in The Fathers of the Third Century 1 (3 sch)

To read, examine, and analyze the foundational writings of the Early Church Fathers from a biblical worldview. This course includes readings from Tertullian, Minucius Felix, Commodian, and Origen.

CF 206 Readings in The Fathers of the Third Century 2 (3 sch)

To read, examine, and analyze the foundational writings of the Early Church Fathers from a biblical worldview. This course includes readings from Hippolytus, Cyprian, Caius, and Novatian.

CF 207 Readings in The Fathers of the Third Century 3 (3 sch)

To read, examine, and analyze the foundational writings of the Early Church Fathers from a biblical worldview. This course includes readings from Gregory Thaumaturgus, Dinoysius the Great, Julius Africanus, Anatolius and Minor Writers, Methodius, and Arnobius.

CF 208 Readings in The Fathers of the Third and Fourth Centuries 1 (3 sch)

To read, examine, and analyze the foundational writings of the Early Church Fathers from a biblical worldview. This course includes readings from Lactantius, Venantius, Asterius, Victorinus, Dionysius, Apostolic Teaching and Constitutions, Homily, and Liturgies.

CF 209 Readings in The Fathers of the Third and Fourth Centuries 2 (3 sch)

To read, examine, and analyze the foundational writings of the Early Church Fathers from a biblical worldview. This course includes readings from The Twelve Patriarchs, Excerpts and Epistles, The Clementia, Apocrypha, Decretals, Memoirs of Edessa and Syriac Documents, and Remains of the First Ages.

CF 210 Readings in Additions to Early Christian Literature; Commentaries of Origen (3 sch)

To read, examine, and analyze the foundational writings of the Early Church Fathers from a biblical worldview. This course includes readings from The Gospel of Peter, The Diatessaron of Tatian, The Apocalypse of Peter, The Visio Pauli, The Apocalypses of the Virgin and Sedrach, The Testament of Abraham, The Acts of Xanthippe and Polyxena, The Narrative of Zosimus, The Apology of Aristides, The Epistles of Clement (Complete Text), Origen’s Commentary on John, Books I-X, Origen’s Commentary on Mathew, Books I, II, and X-XIV.

CF 301 Readings in Augustine 1 (3 sch)

To read, examine, and analyze the foundational writings of the Early Church Fathers from a biblical worldview. This course includes readings from Confessions, City of God, and On Christian Doctrine.

CF 302 Readings in Augustine 2 (3 sch)

To read, examine, and analyze the foundational writings of the Early Church Fathers from a biblical worldview. This course includes readings from The Anti-Manichaean Writings, Anti- Pelagian Writings, and Harmony of the Gospels .

CF 303 Readings in Chrysostom (3 sch)

To read, examine, and analyze the foundational writings of the Early Church Fathers from a biblical worldview. This course includes readings from Homilies on the Epistle of Romans, and Homilies on the Gospel of St. John.

CF 304 Readings in Eusebius (3 sch)

To read, examine, and analyze the foundational writings of the Early Church Fathers from a biblical worldview. This course includes readings from Church History from A.D. 1-324, Life of Constantine the Great, and Oration in Praise of Constantine.

CF 305 Readings in Socrates and Sozomenus (3 sch)

To read, examine, and analyze the foundational writings of the Early Church Fathers from a biblical worldview. This course includes readings from Church History from A.D. 305-438, and Church History from A.D. 323-425.

CF 306 Readings in Theodoret, Jerome and Gennadius, Rufinus and Jerome (3 sch)

To read, examine, and analyze the foundational writings of the Early Church Fathers from a biblical worldview. This course includes readings from each of these church fathers.

CF 307 Readings in Athanasius (3 sch)

To read, examine, and analyze the foundational writings of the Early Church Fathers from a biblical worldview. This course includes readings from this church father.

CF 308 Readings in Gregory of Nyssa (3 sch)

To read, examine, and analyze the foundational writings of the Early Church Fathers from a biblical worldview. This course includes readings from this church father.

CF 309 Readings in Jerome (3 sch)

To read, examine, and analyze the foundational writings of the Early Church Fathers from a biblical worldview. This course includes readings from this church father.

CF 310 Readings in Cyril of Jerusalem (3 sch)

To read, examine, and analyze the foundational writings of the Early Church Fathers from a biblical worldview. This course includes readings from this church father.

CF 309 Readings in Gregory Nazianzen (3 sch)

To read, examine, and analyze the foundational writings of the Early Church Fathers from a biblical worldview. This course includes readings from this church father.

CF 401 Readings in Basil (3 sch)

To read, examine, and analyze the foundational writings of the Early Church Fathers from a biblical worldview. This course includes readings from this church father.

CF 402 Readings in Hilary of Poitiers, John of Damascus (3 sch)

To read, examine, and analyze the foundational writings of the Early Church Fathers from a biblical worldview. This course includes readings from each of these church fathers.

CF 403 Readings in Ambrose (3 sch)

To read, examine, and analyze the foundational writings of the Early Church Fathers from a biblical worldview. This course includes readings from this church father.

CF 404 Sulpitius Severus, Vincent of Lerins, John Cassian (3 sch)

To read, examine, and analyze the foundational writings of the Early Church Fathers from a biblical worldview. This course includes readings from each of these church fathers.

CF 405 Leo the Great, Gregory the Great (3 sch)

To read, examine, and analyze the foundational writings of the Early Church Fathers from a biblical worldview. This course includes readings from each of these church fathers.

CF 406 Gregory the Great II, Ephriam Syrus, Aphrahat (3 sch)

To read, examine, and analyze the foundational writings of the Early Church Fathers from a biblical worldview. This course includes readings from each of these church fathers.

CF 407 The Seven Ecumenical Councils (3 sch)

To read, examine, and analyze the foundational writings of the Early Church Fathers from a biblical worldview. This course includes readings from each of these church councils.

EP Expository Preaching Courses

EP 495 Introduction to Contemporary Preaching (3 sch)

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.

EV Evangelism Courses

EV 459 Fundamentals of Personal Evangelism (3 sch)

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.

GB Great Books

GB 101 Introduction to Great Literature and Ideas (3 sch)

To Introduce learners to the importance of the role of literature and ideas in the history of Western Thought. This course is designed to lay foundations for the lifetime of learning and developing the whole self aimed at Christ-likeness in the Classical Christian education tradition.

GB 102 Readings in Homer (3 sch)

To read, examine, and analyze the foundational writings of the Western Canon from a biblical worldview. This course includes readings from The Iliad and The Odyssey.

GB 103 Readings in Greek Plays and Tragedies (3 sch)

To read, examine, and analyze the foundational writings of the Western Canon from a biblical worldview. This course includes readings from Lysistrata and Other Plays Three Theban Plays, The Bacchae, and The Oresteia.

GB 104 Readings in Greek History (3 sch)

To read, examine, and analyze the foundational writings of the Western Canon from a biblical worldview. This course includes readings from The Histories and The History of the Peloponnesian War.

GB 105 Readings in Plato (3 sch)

To read, examine, and analyze the foundational writings of the Western Canon from a biblical worldview. This course includes readings from Meno, Phaedo, Apology, Symposium, Euthryphro, Republic, Timaeus, and Phaedrus.

GB 106 Readings in Aristotle (3 sch)

To read, examine, and analyze the foundational writings of the Western Canon from a biblical worldview. This course includes readings from The Nicomachean Ethics, Physics, Metaphysics, and Rhetoric.

GB 107 Readings in Roman Thinkers (3 sch)

To read, examine, and analyze the foundational writings of the Western Canon from a biblical worldview. This course includes readings from On the Good Life, Meditations, and The Six Enneads.

GB 108 Readings in Roman Poets (3 sch)

To read, examine, and analyze the foundational writings of the Western Canon from a biblical worldview. This course includes readings from The Aeneid, Metamorphoses and Meditations.

GB 109 Readings in Roman History and Biography (3 sch)

To read, examine, and analyze the foundational writings of the Western Canon from a biblical worldview. This course includes readings from Lives, and The Annals.

GB 201 Readings in Early Church Fathers 1 (3 sch)

To read, examine, and analyze the foundational writings of the Western Canon from a biblical worldview. This course includes readings from First Clement, The Shepherd of Hermas, Epistles of Ignatius, Martyrdom of Polycarp, Didache, Epistle of Barnabas, Epistle to Diognetus, Apologies, On the Apostolic Preaching, Consolation of Philosophy, and Apology.

GB 202 Readings in Early Church Fathers 2 (3 sch)

To read, examine, and analyze the foundational writings of the Western Canon from a biblical worldview. This course includes readings from On the Hexaemeron, History of the Christian Church, On the Incarnation, On God and Christ, On the Unity of Christ, Rule of Faith, The Apostles’ Creed, Nicene Creed, Athanasian Creed, and Definition of Chalcedon.

GB 203 Readings in Augustine (3 sch)

To read, examine, and analyze the foundational writings of the Western Canon from a biblical worldview. This course includes selected readings from On Christian Teaching, Confessions and City of God.

GB 204 Readings in Medieval Theology (3 sch)

To read, examine, and analyze the foundational writings of the Western Canon from a biblical worldview. This course includes readings from Monologion, Proslogion, Pro Insipiente (On Behalf of the Fool) by Gaunilo of Marmoutiers, Reply to Gaunilo, On Truth, On Free Will, On the Fall of the Devil, On the Incarnation of the Word, Why God Became Man, De Concordia, Ethics: Books I & II, On Loving God, The Soul’s Journey into God, Tree of Life, and The Life of St. Francis.

GB 205 Readings in Aquinas (3 sch)

To read, examine, and analyze the foundational writings of the Western Canon from a biblical worldview. This course includes readings from Summa Theologica, and Summa Contra Gentiles.

GB 206 Readings in Dante, Beowulf, Chaucer (3 sch)

To read, examine, and analyze the foundational writings of the Western Canon from a biblical worldview. This course includes readings from The Divine Comedy, Beowulf, and The Canterbury Tales.

GB 207 Readings in Montaigne, Machiavelli, More, Hobbes (3 sch)

To read, examine, and analyze the foundational writings of the Western Canon from a biblical worldview. This course includes readings from The Prince, Utopia, Leviathan, and Essays.

GB 208 Readings in Shakespeare (3 sch)

To read, examine, and analyze the foundational writings of the Western Canon from a biblical worldview. This course includes readings from Macbeth, King Lear, As You Like It, Othello, Julius Caesar, Antony and Cleopatra, Hamlet, Richard II, Henry IV, Henry V, The Tempest, and A Midsummer-Night’s Dream.

GB 209 Readings in Luther, and Erasmus, St. John of the Cross, The Heidelberg Catechism (3 sch)

To read, examine, and analyze the foundational writings of the Western Canon from a biblical worldview. This course includes readings from The Ninety-Five Theses , Heidelberg Disputation, Lectures on Galatians, Two Kinds of Righteousness, The Bondage of the Will, The Babylonian Captivity of the Church, The Small Catechism , The Freedom of a Christian, Whether One May Flee from a Deadly Plague, On the Jews and their Lies, In Praise of Folly, Dark Night of the Soul, and The Heidelberg Catechism.

GB 210 Readings in Calvin, Arminius, Reformation Creeds (3 sch)

To read, examine, and analyze the foundational writings of the Western Canon from a biblical worldview. This course includes readings from Institutes of the Christian Religion, Oration 1: The Object of Theology, Oration 5, Reconciling Religious Dissensions among Christians. Nine Questions, A Friendly Discussion Between James Arminius & Francis Junius, Concerning Predestination, Conducted By Means Of Letters, The Westminster Confession, The Thirty-Nine Articles, The Schleitheim Confession, The Dordrecht Confession, Canons and Decrees of the Council of Trent, and The Creed of the Council of Trent.

GB 301 Readings in Copernicus, Galileo, Gilbert (3 sch)

To read, examine, and analyze the foundational writings of the Western Canon from a biblical worldview. This course includes readings from De Magnete, Dialogues Concerning Two New Sciences, and Writings.

GB 302 Readings in Bacon, Descartes, Spinoza (3 sch)

To read, examine, and analyze the foundational writings of the Western Canon from a biblical worldview. This course includes readings from The New Organon, The Advancement of Learning, New Atlantis, Meditations on First Philosophy, Rules for the Direction of the Mind, Discourse on the Method: of Rightly Conducting the Reason, Seeking Truth in the Sciences, and Ethics.

GB 303 Readings in Milton, Pascal, Newton (3 sch)

To read, examine, and analyze the foundational writings of the Western Canon from a biblical worldview. This course includes readings from Paradise Lost, Paradise Regained,, Pensees, The Provincial Letters, and The Principia.

GB 304 Readings in Locke, Berkeley, Hume (3 sch)

To read, examine, and analyze the foundational writings of the Western Canon from a biblical worldview. This course includes readings from Second Treatise on Government, Concerning Human Understanding, A Treatise Concerning the Principles of Human Knowledge, Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding, and Dialogues Concerning Natural Religion.

GB 305 Readings in Goethe, Swift (3 sch)

To read, examine, and analyze the foundational writings of the Western Canon from a biblical worldview. This course includes readings from Gulliver’s Travels, and Faust.

GB 306 Readings in Founding Fathers, Mills, American Documents (3 sch)

To read, examine, and analyze the foundational writings of the Western Canon from a biblical worldview. This course includes readings from Declaration of Independence, Articles of Confederation, The Constitution, The Federalist Papers, On Liberty, Representative Government, and Utilitarianism

GB 307 Readings in Franklin, Douglass, Lincoln (3 sch)

To read, examine, and analyze the foundational writings of the Western Canon from a biblical worldview. This course includes readings from The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin, Narrative of Life, The Perpetuation of Our Political Institutions, Religious Views, The War with Mexico, Eulogy on Henry Clay, Fremont, Buchanan, and the Extension of Slavery, The Dred Scott Decision, A House Divided, Address at Cooper Institute, First Inaugural Address, Proclamation of a National Fast Day, Proclamation for Thanksgiving, Proclamation of Amnesty and Reconstruction, Annual Message to Congress, Second Inaugural Address, and Last Public Address.

GB 308 Readings in Hegel, Kierkegaard (3 sch)

To read, examine, and analyze the foundational writings of the Western Canon from a biblical worldview. This course includes readings from The Philosophy of History, The Philosophy of Right, and Fear and Trembling.

GB 309 Readings in Darwin, Marx, Newman (3 sch)

To read, examine, and analyze the foundational writings of the Western Canon from a biblical worldview. This course includes readings from The Origin of the Species, Communist Manifesto, and The Idea of a University.

GB 401 Readings in Kant (3 sch)

To read, examine, and analyze the foundational writings of the Western Canon from a biblical worldview. This course includes readings from Critique of Pure Reason, Groundwork on the Metaphysics of Morals, Critique of Practical Reason, and The Metaphysics of Morals.

GB 402 Readings in Shelley, Austen, Brontë (3 sch)

To read, examine, and analyze the foundational writings of the Western Canon from a biblical worldview. This course includes readings from Emma, Frankenstein, and Wuthering Heights.

GB 403 Readings in Melville, Twain (3 sch)

To read, examine, and analyze the foundational writings of the Western Canon from a biblical worldview. This course includes readings from Moby Dick, and The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn.

GB 404 Readings in Dostoevsky (3 sch)

To read, examine, and analyze the foundational writings of the Western Canon from a biblical worldview. This course includes readings from The Brothers Karamasov.

GB 405 Readings in Tolstoy (3 sch)

To read, examine, and analyze the foundational writings of the Western Canon from a biblical worldview. This course includes selected readings from Anna Karenina.

GB 406 Readings in Nietzsche, Freud, Sartre (3 sch)

To read, examine, and analyze the foundational writings of the Western Canon from a biblical worldview. This course includes readings from The Genealogy of Morals, Thus Spoke Zarathustra, Civilization and its Discontents, Nausea, and No Exit.

GB 407 Readings in Eliot, Lewis (3 sch)

To read, examine, and analyze the foundational writings of the Western Canon from a biblical worldview. This course includes selected readings from The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock, Portrait of a Lady, Preludes, Rhapsody on a Windy Night, Gerontian, The Wasteland, The Hollow Men, Ash Wednesday, and Ariel Poems, Four Quartets, Mere Christianity, The Screwtape Letters, Problem of Pain, The Great Divorce, The Space Trilogy, and The Abolition of Man.

GB 408 Readings in Science Fiction Literature (3 sch)

To read, examine, and analyze the foundational writings of the Western Canon from a biblical worldview. This course includes readings from The Time Machine, Fahrenheit 451, Childhood’s End, A Canticle for Leobwitz, 1984, and The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy.

GE General Education

GE 102 Introduction to Philosophy (3 sch)

To introduce the main ideas and figures in the history of philosophy and to analyze the fundamental problems in metaphysics, logic, epistemology, and philosophy of religion.

GE 165 Introduction to Psychology (3 sch)

To expose learners to the significant people and theories which have shaped the discipline of psychology and to assess its impact on American society.

GE 166 Logic (3 sch)

To introduce the basic elements of beginning and intermediate logic, and familiarize learners with the various rubrics of the discipline of logic and logical inquiry.

GE 203 Mathematics for Liberal Arts (3 sch)

To introduce learner’s to the essentials of mathematics to develop skills necessary in connecting mathematics to society.

GE 231 Science, Faith, and Origins (3 sch)

To explore the intersection of Faith and Science with specific examinations to the origins of the cosmos and the origins of life on Earth from the Christian and biblical worldview perspective.

GE 232 The Humanities in the Western Tradition: Ancient Beginnings to 1500 (3 sch)

To explore the development of the Western tradition from its ancient beginnings to the Renaissance through a study of the major thought and art of Western civilization as reflected in the masterworks of literature, the fine arts, religion and philosophy in historical context.

GE 233 The Humanities in the Western Tradition: 1500 to the Present (3 sch)

To explore the progress of the Western tradition from the Renaissance to the present through a study of the major thought and art of Western Europe as reflected in the masterworks of literature, the fine arts, religion and philosophy in historical context.

GE 234 Appreciating Music as Art Form and Worship (3 sch)

To acquaint learners with selected musical forms, uses, styles, and composers from history to the present day, including how music is used in Scripture and the contemporary church.

GE 235 Grammar (3 sch)

To review English grammar, basic writing skills, and to explore the use of written language to communicate ideas effectively.

GE 237 Rhetoric (3 sch)

To familiarize learners with the fundamentals of oral communication for the purpose of Christian ministry; to give special attention to developing the skill of public communication, speech composition, and delivery, and to the special nature of communication in the context of ministry settings.

LD Leadership

LD 300 Introduction to Strategic Planning for the Church (3 sch)

To introduce learners to strategic planning for ministry leadership positions in the church.

LD 303 Introduction to Leadership Development for Ministry (3 sch)

To introduce learners to the fundamental principles for ministry leadership positions in the church.

LD 402 Basics of Finance and Accounting for Ministry (3 sch)

To introduce learners to a working knowledge and understanding of principles of accounting and finance in the local church.

LG Languages

LG 321 Introduction to Biblical Greek I (3 sch)

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 II (3 sch)

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. Prerequisite: LG 321

LG 331 Beginning Biblical Hebrew I (3 sch)

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 II (3 sch)

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, and translating passages from the Hebrew Bible with the aid of a lexicon. Prerequisite: LG 331

NT New Testament

NT 312 Engaging the Book of Revelation (3 sch)

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 (3 sch)

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 (3 sch)

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 Johannine Literature (3 sch)

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 I (3 sch)

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.

NT 317 Readings in Pauline Literature II (3 sch)

To give the learner an overview of the history, contents, and theology of the assigned books of the Bible. This course includes Galatians, 1 Thessalonians, 2 Thessalonians, Ephesians, Philippians, Colossians, 1 Timothy, 2 Timothy, Titus, and Philemon.

NT 318 Readings in General Epistles (3 sch)

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.

OT Old Testament

OT 311 Readings in Torah (3 sch)

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 (3 sch)

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 (3 sch)

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 (3 sch)

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 (3 sch)

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 (3 sch)

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.

PH Philosophy

PH 301 Survey of the History of Philosophy (3 sch)

To orient learners with the history of philosophical thought primarily in the West beginning with Ancient Greece. This class will give students a greater understanding to the foundations of much of Western thought.

PH 366 Dealing with the Problem of Evil (3 sch)

To introduce and explain the various options in Christian understandings of the problem of evil; 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 (3 sch)

To review the basic principles and under girding 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.

PM Pastoral Ministry

PM 330 Contemporary Christian Issues (3 sch)

To allow learners to investigate important social, cultural, and theological issues facing the modern church.

PM 341 Basic Theology of Ministry (3 sch)

To introduce learners to approaches to ministry in the modern world that are theologically sound and functionally sophisticated in their principles, practices, and perspectives; also, to expose them to personal requirements for effective service, the nature and mission of the church, and the evaluation of contemporary approaches to ministry in light of biblical perspectives and contemporary realities.

RW Research and Writing

RW 001 Trinity Tutorial (0 sch)

To orient learners to academic studies at Trinity, including the use of the Trinity Online Learning Center, the Harold F. Hunter Theological Library, as well as acquainting them with the services and support personnel for the program of study.

RW 409 Research and Writing (3 sch)

To introduce learners to a practical study of research and writing for college.

SD Spiritual Development

SD 300 Elective Topic courses are for specific elective study and research in a particular area.

Courses are offered periodically or at the request of students.

SF Spiritual Formation

SF 301 Introduction to Scripture Study Techniques (1 sch)

To introduce learners to various methods for doing personal and small group Bible study for spiritual growth.

SF 302 Introduction to Spiritual Warfare (1 sch)

To introduce learners to the issues and techniques involved with spiritual warfare.

SF 303 Introduction to Prayer and Personal Holiness (1 sch)

To provide learners a foundation for understanding personal holiness, including its roots in Scripture and their benefit for developing Christian maturity.

SF 304 Introduction to Accountability and Discipleship (1 sch)

To introduce learners to the biblical concepts and models of accountability and discipleship for personal and corporate spiritual growth and development.

TH Theology

TH 306 Introduction to the Kingdom of God (3 sch)

To introduce and expose the college student to the subject of the Kingdom of God; to provide a comprehensive presentation of the subject; and to demonstrate its fundamental importance for New Testament theology and Christian experience.

TH 333 Introduction to New Testament Theology (3 sch)

To guide learners in the summation and analysis of the theological themes of the New Testament.

TH 345 Contemporary Theology (3 sch)

To guide learners in the summation and analysis of contemporary theological issues and movements.

TH 395 Introduction to the Doctrine of Christ (3 sch)

To guide learners in summation and analysis of issues, problems, and questions pertaining to the doctrine of the person and work of Christ.

TH 401 Bible Doctrine I (3 sch)

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 II (3 sch)

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.

TH 483 Introduction to Old Testament Theology (3 sch)

To guide learners in the summation and analysis of the theological themes in the Old Testament.