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EAS 678: Organizational Leadership 3 credits

An exploration of organizational theory and its application in a school setting, emphasizing strategic planning, instructional leadership and public relations.

Prerequisite: EAS 660.

  • Dates: January 10 – February 24
  • Register by: December 27
  • Next offered: June 4, 2018 – July 14, 2018

EAS 695: Educational Leadership Action Research Project 3 credits

Supervised experience under an experienced school administrator. The student is expected to demonstrate the implementation of leadership skills (tied to coursework taken in this program) to an approved project in a K-12 educational setting. A Leadership Portfolio will also be submitted.

Prerequisite: Ed 690.

  • Dates: January 10 – April 28
  • Register by: December 27
  • Additional Course Information: Students are expected to use APA formatting as detailed in Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (6th ed., 2nd printing).

Ed 605: History & Philosophy of Education 3 credits

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: January 10 – March 3
  • Register by: December 27

Ed 632: Best Practices in Instructional Strategies 3 credits

Effective teaching involves using a variety of instructional strategies, designed with specific learners in mind. This course explores the development and practical application of numerous strategies. Students will be introduced to the Five Core Propositions of the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards. This class is mostly project based.

  • Dates: January 10 – March 3
  • Register by: December 27

Ed 667: Technology in Education 3 credits

This course is a practical examination of current technology applications and their integration in education. The hands-on learning environment provides the professional educator with the tools needed to enhance skills in technology and apply these skills in a variety of settings.

  • Dates: January 10 – March 3
  • Register by: December 27

Ed 691: Readings in Education 3 credits

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

  • Dates: January 10 – March 31
  • Register by: December 27
  • Next offered: May 7, 2018 – July 21, 2018

Ed 695: Action Research Project 3 credits

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.

Prerequisite: Ed 690.

  • Dates: January 10 – April 21
  • Register by: December 27

ME 610: Writing & Arranging for School Ensembles 2 credits

Supervised composition and arranging of music for school ensembles.

  • Dates: January 10 – April 21
  • Register by: December 27

ME 613: Foundational Approaches in Music Education 2 credits

Content and application of Gordon's Music Learning Theory, and the approaches of Orff, Kodaly and Dalcroze. Emphasizes skill development as advocated by each: audiation, movement, improvisation, solfege, systems of rhythm reading, etc. The student will apply these to the teaching of music within his area of specialization.

  • Dates: January 10 – March 3
  • Register by: December 27

ME 695: Graduate Seminar in Music Education 1 credit

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: January 10 – April 21
  • Register by: December 27

SCM 635: Advanced Counseling Issues 3 credits

Builds on the foundation established by oCounseling Issues.o Seeks to prepare students to minister to those struggling with addictions, immorality, suicide, trauma, sexual abuse, and eating disorders.

  • Dates: January 10 – March 3
  • Register by: December 27

SCM 695: Biblical Counseling Practicum II 3 credits

Further develops the knowledge and skills necessary to biblically counsel others. Assesses the student's knowledge and skills in three key areas: observation, experience, and organization. Students will enroll in this capstone course in their final semester of the MA Biblical Counseling program.

Prerequisite: SCM 640.

  • Dates: January 10 – April 28
  • Register by: December 27

SNT 755: The Holy Spirit 2 credits

A study of the biblical doctrine of the person and work of the Holy Spirit. Includes a survey of the history of the doctrine, examination of the Old Testament evidence, exegesis of key New Testament passages, a refutation of the charismatic movement, and readings in the relevant theological literature.

  • Dates: January 10 – March 3
  • Register by: December 27

SNT 776: Theology & Practice of Prayer 3 credits

Investigation and systematization of the teaching of Scripture from biblical models, commands and instructions concerning prayer. Readings from the major devotional and expositional classics on the subject.

  • Dates: January 10 – March 3
  • Register by: December 27

SOT 620: Survey of the Old Testament 2 credits

Orientation of the student to the content and theological message of each book of the Old Testament. The focus is on the macroscopic perspective and the relevance of the Old Testament to the present. Includes discussion of key issues in scholarly debate and liberal-critical attacks. Emphasizes personal Bible study methods. For students with little or no undergraduate background in Bible.

  • Dates: January 10 – February 24
  • Register by: December 27

SOT 776: Theology & Practice of Prayer 3 credits

Investigation and systematization of the teaching of Scripture from biblical models, commands, and instructions concerning prayer. Readings from the major devotional and expositional classics on the subject.

  • Dates: January 10 – March 3
  • Register by: December 27

SPM 836: Expository Preaching from Old Testament Poetry 3 credits

Practical guidelines and hermeneutical principles involved in the effective expository preaching of the poetical literature of the Old Testament. Emphases will include Job, Psalms, Proverbs, Ecclesiastes and Song of Solomon.

  • Dates: January 10 – April 21
  • Register by: December 27
  • Number of Proctored Tests in Course: 1

STh 601: Systematic Theology 3 credits

A study of the nature, necessity, methods and materials of theology; and the application of the principles of systematic theology to the scriptural revelation about God, man and sin, following a biblical dispensational hermeneutic. Preparation of an ordination doctrinal statement for ministry students; theological reading summaries for others. Students from a Baptist heritage will be expected to clearly articulate Baptist theological distinctives and church polity. Each student's doctrinal statement/theological summaries will be prepared so as to reflect a biblical dispensational hermeneutic.

  • Dates: January 10 – March 3
  • Register by: December 27
  • Number of Proctored Tests in Course: 2

STh 755: The Holy Spirit 2 credits

A study of the biblical doctrine of the person and work of the Holy Spirit. Includes a survey of the history of the doctrine, examination of the Old Testament evidence, exegesis of key New Testament passages, a refutation of the charismatic movement, and readings in the relevant theological literature.

  • Dates: January 10 – March 3
  • Register by: December 27

STh 776: Theology & Practice of Prayer 3 credits

Investigation and systematization of the teaching of Scripture from biblical models, commands and instructions concerning prayer. Readings from the major devotional and expositional classics on the subject.

  • Dates: January 10 – March 3
  • Register by: December 27

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