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 Counseling


CC 301 Introduction to Counseling Theories and the Christian Counselor
Credit Hours: 3
Course Description: To introduce learners to the spectrum of counseling theories with a critical analysis from a Christian worldview.

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.

Christian Literature


CL 401 Introduction to Publishing for Christian Literature
Credit Hours: 3
Course Description: To introduce learners to the methods and procedures for both traditional and self-publishing for Christian works of fiction and non-fiction.

CL 402 Introduction to Creative Writing Within a Christian Worldview
Credit Hours: 3
Course Description: To introduce learners to study and apply acquired skills in writing both fiction and non-fiction for a variety of media.

CL 403 Introduction to Technical and Rhetorical Writing Within a Christian Worldview
Credit Hours: 3
Course Description: To research and critically evaluate the fundamental methods of technical and rhetorical writing and communication.

CL 404 Introduction to Methodologies of Editing Within a Christian Worldview
Credit Hours: 3
Course Description: To examine the fundamental methods and approaches to editing written communication.

CL 405 Introduction to Writing and Communication Practicum
Credit Hours: 3
Course Description: To give learners an opportunity to gain experience and practice to take a written project from inception to completion.

Digital Ministry


DM 445 Introduction to Christian Digital Ministry
Credit Hours: 3
Course Description: To provide learners with an understanding of the Christian church in the digital age.

DM 461 Introduction to Social Media for Pastors and Christian Leaders
Credit Hours: 3
Course Description: To introduce learners to an understanding of the social media available to use and apply to the work of pastors and other ministry leaders.

DM 462 Introduction to Mobile Ministry for Christian Churches
Credit Hours: 3
Course Description: To focus on the rapid growth of mobile digital technology and what it means to churches in the 21st century working to fulfill Christ’s Great Commission.

DM 463 Introduction to Core Digital Ministry Tools and Technologies
Credit Hours: 3
Course Description: To enable learners to understand the various digital technologies available to expand digital ministry opportunities for the Christian church.

DM 464 Introduction to Starting and Growing a Digital Ministry
Credit Hours: 3
Course Description: To instruct learners how to set up a digital ministry in their church or Christian organization.

Expository Preaching


EP 472 Foundations of Evangelistic Preaching
Credit Hours: 3
Course Description: To introduce and expose learners to the concept of evangelistic preaching so they can acquire a basic and introductory knowledge of how to lead others to faith in Christ by using a variety of homiletic techniques.

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.

Emerging Countries Practical Ministry


EPM 406 Life of Christ
Credit Hours: 3
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EPM 407 Spiritual Formation
Credit Hours: 3
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EPM 408 Dealing with Grief and Suffering
Credit Hours: 3
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EPM 409 Research and Writing
Credit Hours: 3
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EPM 410 Contemporary Christian Issues
Credit Hours: 3
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EPM 411 Life of Paul
Credit Hours: 3
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EPM 412 Overcoming Anger and Anxiety
Credit Hours: 3
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EPM 413 Survey of the New Testament
Credit Hours: 3
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EPM 414 Addiction and Recovery
Credit Hours: 3
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EPM 415 Book of Romans
Credit Hours: 3
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EPM 416 Defense of the Faith
Credit Hours: 3
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EPM 417 Survey of the Old Testament
Credit Hours: 3
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EPM 418 Bible Study Methods
Credit Hours: 3
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EPM 419 Book of Daniel
Credit Hours: 3
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EPM 420 Book of Revelation
Credit Hours: 3
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EPM 421 Marriage and Family
Credit Hours: 3
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EPM 422 Bible Doctrine I
Credit Hours: 3
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EPM 423 Bible Doctrine II
Credit Hours: 3
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EPM 424 Personal Evangelism
Credit Hours: 3
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EPM 425 Theological Perspectives
Credit Hours: 3
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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.

Brooke Practical Ministry


HPM 406 Life of Christ
Credit Hours: 3
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HPM 407 Spiritual Formation
Credit Hours: 3
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HPM 408 Dealing with Grief and Suffering
Credit Hours: 3
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HPM 409 Research and Writing
Credit Hours: 3
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HPM 410 Contemporary Christian Issues
Credit Hours: 3
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HPM 411 Life of Paul
Credit Hours: 3
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HPM 412 Overcoming Anger and Anxiety
Credit Hours: 3
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HPM 413 Survey of the New Testament
Credit Hours: 3
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HPM 414 Addiction and Recovery
Credit Hours: 3
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HPM 415 Book of Romans
Credit Hours: 3
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HPM 416 Defense of the Faith
Credit Hours: 3
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HPM 417 Survey of the Old Testament
Credit Hours: 3
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HPM 418 Bible Study Methods
Credit Hours: 3
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HPM 419 Book of Daniel
Credit Hours: 3
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HPM 420 Book of Revelation
Credit Hours: 3
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HPM 421 Marriage and Family
Credit Hours: 3
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HPM 422 Bible Doctrine I
Credit Hours: 3
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HPM 423 Bible Doctrine II
Credit Hours: 3
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HPM 424 Personal Evangelism
Credit Hours: 3
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HPM 425 Theological Perspectives
Credit Hours: 3
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Life Coaching


LC 401 Fundamentals of Life Coaching
Credit Hours: 3
Course Description: To introduce learners to the foundational principles of being a life coach.

LC 402 Introduction to Youth and Young Adult Motivation
Credit Hours: 3
Course Description: To introduce learners to the fundamental practices of coaching today’s youth and young adults in the various aspects of life regarding faith, family, personal health and wellness, social engagements, peers, education, and work.

LC 403 Introduction to Adult Motivation
Credit Hours: 3
Course Description: To introduce learners to the fundamental practices of coaching today’s adults and seniors in the various aspects of life regarding faith, marriage, family, career, retirement, finances, personal health and wellness, social engagements, peers, education, and work.

LC 404 ISC 00 03 Introduction to Life Coaching Business Development
Credit Hours: 3
Course Description: To introduce learners to a working knowledge and understanding of principles of accounting and finance in the local church.

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.

NT 345 The Books of Acts: An Introduction
Credit Hours: 3
Course Description: To enable learners to understand the book of Acts as a sequel to the Gospel of Luke; to analyze Acts’ purpose, structure, and background; to interpret key texts in Acts and distinguish between different interpretations.

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.

Prison Chaplaincy and Ministry


PC 401 Introduction to Prison Ministry
Credit Hours: 3
Course Description: To engage learners in critically examination of the theories, methods, application, and issues in prison ministry.

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.

Bible and Theology


BT 301 Métodos para Estudiar La Biblia
Credit Hours: 3
Course Description: Dominar las herramientas y técnicas de estudio de la Biblia.• Se centra en la observación, interpretación y aplicación.

BT 302 Encuestas del Nuevo Testamento
Credit Hours: 3
Course Description: Para exponer a los estudiantes a una visión general del Nuevo Testamento, con especial atención a la estructura, temas y textos clave de cada libro.

BT 303 Encuestas del Antiguo Testamento
Credit Hours: 3
Course Description: Para dar a los estudiantes una comprensión básica del Antiguo Testamento, para darles a conocer las perspectivas rivales sobre el Pentateuco, para darles un amplio estudio de los profetas, y darles a conocer los motivos teológicos clave en el Antiguo Testamento.

BT 304 Introducción al Libro de Romanos
Credit Hours: 3
Course Description: Para introducir a los estudiantes al estudio de los antecedentes, el contenido y la estructura del libro de Romanos. Para permitir a los estudiantes a comprender los paradigmas de interpretación en el pasado y la beca actual y animar a los estudiantes para aplicar los conocimientos adquiridos en el contexto del ministerio actual.

BT 401 Doctrina Bíblica 1
Credit Hours: 3
Course Description: Para guiar a los estudiantes en la investigación de las doctrinas básicas de la Biblia en las siguientes áreas: la doctrina de la Escritura, Teología Propia, ángeles, el hombre y el pecado.

BT 402 Doctrina Bíblica 2
Credit Hours: 3
Course Description: Para guiar a los estudiantes en la investigación de las doctrinas básicas de la Biblia en las siguientes áreas: Cristo, el Espíritu Santo, la Salvación, la Iglesia, y los últimos efectos.

BT 403 Introducción a la Teología del Antiguo Testamento
Credit Hours: 3
Course Description: Para guiar a los estudiantes en el resumen y análisis de los temas teológicos en el Antiguo Testamento.

BT 404 Introducción a la Teología del Nuevo Testamento
Credit Hours: 3
Course Description: Para guiar a los estudiantes en el resumen y análisis de los temas teológicos del Nuevo Testamento.

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 304 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.

Great Books


GB 311 Lecturas del Torá
Credit Hours: 3
Course Description: Para dar al alumno una visión general de la historia, el contenido, y la teología de los libros asignados de la Biblia. Este curso incluye: Génesis, Éxodo, Levítico, Números y Deuteronomio.

GB 312 Lecturas en los Libros Históricos
Credit Hours: 3
Course Description: Para dar al alumno una visión general de la historia; el contenido; y la teología de los libros asignados de la Biblia. Este curso incluye: Josué, Jueces, Rut, 1 Samuel, 2 Samuel, 1 Reyes, 2 Reyes, 1 Crónicas, 2 Crónicas, Esdras, Nehemías y Ester.

GB 313 Lecturas en los Escritos Poéticos y Sabiduría
Credit Hours: 3
Course Description: Para dar al alumno una visión general de la historia; el contenido; y la teología de los libros asignados de la Biblia. Este curso incluye: Job, Salmos, Proverbios, Eclesiastés y Cantar de los Cantares.

GB 314 Lecturas en los Profetas Mayores
Credit Hours: 3
Course Description: Para dar al alumno una visión general de la historia, el contenido; y la teología de los libros asignados de la Biblia. Este curso incluye: Isaías, Jeremías, Lamentaciones, Ezequiel y Daniel.

GB 315 Lecturas en los Profetas Menores
Credit Hours: 3
Course Description: Para dar al alumno una visión general de la historia; el contenido; y la teología de los libros asignados de la Biblia. Este curso incluye: Oseas, Joel, Amós, Abdías, Jonás, Miqueas, Nahum, Habacuc, Sofonías, Hageo, Zacarías y Malaquías.

GB 316 Lecturas en los Autores Sinópticos
Credit Hours: 3
Course Description: Para dar al alumno una visión general de la historia; el contenido; y la teología de los libros asignados de la Biblia. Este curso incluye: Mateo, Marcos, Lucas y Hechos.

GB 317 Lecturas de la Literatura Joánica
Credit Hours: 3
Course Description: Para dar al alumno una visión general de la historia; el contenido; y la teología de los libros asignados de la Biblia. Este curso incluye: Juan, 1 Juan, 2 Juan, 3 Juan, y Apocalipsis.

GB 318 Lecturas de Literatura Paulinas I
Credit Hours: 3
Course Description: Para dar al alumno una visión general de la historia; el contenido; y la teología de los libros asignados de la Biblia. Este curso incluye: Romanos, 1 Corintios y 2 Corintios.

GB 319 Lecturas de Literatura Paulinas II
Credit Hours: 3
Course Description: Para dar al alumno una visión general de la historia; el contenido; y la teología de los libros asignados de la Biblia. Este curso incluye: Gálatas, 1 Tesalonicenses, 2 Tesalonicenses, Efesios, Filipenses, Colosenses, 1 Timoteo, 2 Timoteo, Tito y Filemón.

GB 320 Lecturas de Epístolas en general
Credit Hours: 3
Course Description: Para dar al alumno una visión general de la historia; el contenido; y la teología de los libros asignados de la Biblia. Este curso incluye: Hebreos, Santiago, 1 Pedro 2 Pedro y Judas.

Practical Ministry


PT 301 Fundamentos del Ministerio
Credit Hours: 3
Course Description: Para introducir a los estudiantes a los enfoques para el ministerio en el mundo moderno que son, teológicamente sólidos y funcionalmente sofisticados en sus principios, prácticas y perspectivas; también, para exponerlos a las necesidades personales de servicio efectivo, como la naturaleza y misión de la iglesia, y la evaluación de los enfoques contemporáneos de ministerio, a la luz de las perspectivas bíblicas y realidades contemporáneas.

PT 302 Introducción al Discipulado
Credit Hours: 3
Course Description: Para dar a los estudiantes una visión general de discipulado, tanto en su proceso, así como su contenido.

PT 303 Fundamentos de Evangelismo
Credit Hours: 3
Course Description: Para introducir y exponer a los estudiantes al concepto de la evangelización, para que puedan adquirir un conocimiento básico e introductorio de cómo guiar a otros a la fe en Cristo, usando una variedad de técnicas.

PT 304 Éticas Cristianas Básicas
Credit Hours: 3
Course Description: Para revisar los principios básicos y ciñendo axiomas de la ética del Antiguo Testamento y del Nuevo Testamento, con el objetivo de relacionar la misma con la ética cognitivas y deontológicos y normativas de la época.

PT 401 Introducción a la Predicación Expositiva
Credit Hours: 3
Course Description: Para introducir y exponer a los estudiantes a las habilidades necesarias para hacer efectiva la predicación expositiva.

PT 402 Introducción a la Predicación Contemporánea
Credit Hours: 3
Course Description: Para introducir y exponer a los estudiantes a los elementos y principios de la predicación para que puedan adquirir un conocimiento básico e introductorio de como preparar y entregar mensajes bíblicos que utilicen una variedad de técnicas y diseños de homiléticas.

PT 403 Encuesta Apologética Contemporáneo
Credit Hours: 3
Course Description: Para introducir y exponer a los estudiantes a temas fundamentales en el estudio de la apologética; para permitir a los estudiantes identificar los términos clave y describir los problemas esenciales de la apologética y aplicar la metodología de disculpa a los desafíos contemporáneos.

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.

Worship Arts


WA 353 Basics in Digital Filming and Photography
Credit Hours: 3
Course Description: To introduce learners to the fundamental techniques of shooting video and pictures with digital cameras.

WA 354 Basics of Audio Editing and Software
Credit Hours: 3
Course Description: To introduce learners to the fundamental techniques of editing audio material in software.

WA 355 Basics in Video Editing and Software
Credit Hours: 3
Course Description: To introduce learners to the fundamental techniques of editing video material in software.

WA 356 Basics in Graphic Design and Software
Credit Hours: 3
Course Description: To introduce learners to the fundamental techniques of creating and editing photography and art materials in software.