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EAS 660: Foundations of Leadership

3 cr.

Emphasizes basic administrative theory and research for the school leader, focusing on the current practices and examining trends in such areas as leadership skills, personnel development and decision making.

  • Dates: September 3 – October 18
  • Register by: August 20

Ed 605: History & Philosophy of Education

3 cr.

Beginnings of the American system of education, survey of theories of education; factors and forces changing American education philosophies of learning applied to contemporary educational problems. This course is designed to equip and motivate educators and administrators to understand, critically appraise and apply the historical and philosophical foundations of education in developing their educational theory and practice.

  • Dates: September 3 – October 18
  • Register by: August 20
  • Next offered: June 8 – July 18

Ed 690: Research in Education

3 cr.

This course introduces educational research, statistics, and testing; and is designed to familiarize the student with the terminology, basic concepts and tools necessary to critique and interpret published research.

  • Dates: September 3 – October 18
  • Register by: August 20
  • Next offered: June 8 – July 18
  • Number of Proctored Tests in Course: 2

Ed 691: Readings in Education

3 cr.

Independent study through the use of readings with special emphasis on selected areas from the field of education.

  • Dates: September 3 – November 22
  • Register by: August 20
  • Next offered: January 14 – April 1

Ed 695: Action Research Project

3 cr.

Supervised experience in an area of fieldwork under the direction of faculty; including papers, unit work samples, video-taped lessons--uploaded and critiqued--all tied to coursework taken previously in the MEd Program. Students must be teaching in a traditional K-12 classroom during the semester this course is taken.

  • Dates: September 3 – December 13
  • Register by: August 20
  • Next offered: January 14 – May 2

ME 610: Writing & Arranging for School Ensembles

2 cr.

Supervised composition and arranging of music for school ensembles.

  • Dates: September 3 – December 13
  • Register by: August 20
  • Next offered: January 14 – May 2

ME 612: Principles & History of Music Education

3 cr.

An introduction to the history of American school music education from the European antecedents through the present. Emphasis will be placed on the underlying philosophies of music and the historical justifications for music teaching.

  • Dates: September 3 – October 25
  • Register by: August 20
  • Additional Course Information: The website to purchase The Brain's Timetable for Developing Musical Skills is http://www.originalmindbrilliance.com/product/the-brains-timetable-for-developing-musical-skills/.

ME 692: Graduate Seminar in Music Education

1 cr.

An exploration of contemporary topics in music education with an emphasis on engaging issues from a biblical worldview. Guest lecturers, group discussion, and presentations will provide students with exposure to a wide range of current trends.

  • Dates: September 3 – December 13
  • Register by: August 20

SCM 607: Pastoral Theology

2 cr.

A study of the biblical basis for pastoral ministry. Includes examination of the qualifications and responsibilities of the office of pastor, evaluation of the various forms of church leadership and organizational polity, discussion of biblical instructions for pastoral care and church discipline, readings in the available literature, and formation of a biblical philosophy of ministry.

  • Dates: September 3 – October 25
  • Register by: August 20

SCM 635: Crisis Counseling

3 cr.

Presents biblical strategies for handling the crisis of suicide; extensive coverage of childhood sexual abuse; offers help in understanding the nature of abuse and biblical help for overcoming the effects of abuse. Examines the recover/12-step movement from a biblical standpoint; looks at the crisis of life- dominating sins (addictions); presents a biblical view of sin; help for working with eating disorders, drugs and alcohol; covers the crisis of immorality; teaches a biblical view of sex; gives help for dealing with pornography, homosexuality, adultery, etc.

  • Dates: September 3 – October 25
  • Register by: August 20
  • Number of Proctored Tests in Course: 2

SNT 635: Biblical Hermeneutics

3 cr.

A study of the principles and practices essential to biblical interpretation with an emphasis on the conservative, grammatical-historical-contextual method, presupposing the inerrancy of Scripture. Special attention will also be given to the interpretation of the various genres of Scripture including poetry, narrative, epistolary and apocalyptic literature.

  • Dates: September 3 – October 25
  • Register by: August 20
  • Number of Proctored Tests in Course: 2

SOT 635: Biblical Hermeneutics

3 cr.

A study of the principles and practices essential to biblical interpretation with an emphasis on the conservative, grammatical-historical-contextual method, presupposing the inerrancy of Scripture. Special attention will also be given to the interpretation of the various genres of Scripture, including poetry, narrative, epistolary and apocalyptic literature.

  • Dates: September 3 – October 25
  • Register by: August 20
  • Number of Proctored Tests in Course: 2

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