Current Global Campus Courses
Fall Term 1 (Begins August 25)
- Survey of Doctrine (15 week) (3 cr) Show description.
A basic foundation in theology is provided through a study of the major themes of the Bible, including Theology Proper, Bibliology, Christology, Pneumatology, Angelology, Soteriology, Anthropology, Hamartiology, Ecclesiology, and Eschatology. A personal Statement of Faith is required of each student as a term project.
- Old Testament Survey 1 (15 week) (3 cr) Show description.
A survey of the books of the Old Testament covering the period from Creation through the Davidic monarchy. Attention will be given to the distinctive message and major features of each book with an emphasis on the Abrahamic, Mosaic, and Davidic Covenants as they pertain to God’s purposes for Israel and the world. This is the first of two courses that together provide a survey of the entire Old Testament. The present course will cover the content of Genesis through 2 Samuel, 1 Chronicles, the book of Job, and the Psalms.
- World Religions (3 cr) Show description.
This course is an introduction to several living world religions: African Traditional Religion, Buddhism,Hinduism, Islam, and Judaism. The goal of this course is twofold: achieve a basic understanding of the religions of the people around us, and be better equipped to share our faith with adherents of other faiths.
Fall Term 2 (October 20 - December 14)
- Counseling Foundations (3 cr) Show description.
An introductory course in biblically-integrated counseling. The student will gain an understanding of counseling with a biblical foundation while being exposed to various techniques and theories of counseling. A foundation will be set for basic skill and technique in counseling. Ethics, referral training, and available resources will be addressed.
- Business as Mission (3 cr) Show description.
An introductory course explaining what business as mission principles and application. Topics include an examination of strategies and platforms including tent-making, marketplace ministries, enterprise development, and business as mission, kingdom, and Great Commission companies. The focus is on how these strategies in a properly motivated and managed business can draw attention to Christ and have a profound spiritual, physical, and economic impact on the neediest and less reached in a community. Case studies are used to present examples of how kingdom professionals have successfully integrated their faith with the goals of the business and the call to share the Gospel, whether in restricted or limited access countries or a neighborhood in the United States.
- Apologetics (3 cr) Show description.
An introduction to the task and methodology of Christian apologetics. This course will explore common objections to the Christian faith and prepare students to respond in reasonable and appropriate ways. Students are also introduced to the impact of postmodernism in our culture and the challenge it presents for the apologetic enterprise.