Ac 203: Principles of Accounting I
Fundamental accounting procedures, journals, ledgers, financial statements and uses made of accounting information. Basic principles and procedures in accounting for corporate assets.
Prerequisites: Composite ACT score of 22.
Ar 130: Foundations I
Introduction to aesthetic theories, principles and elements of composition, and a survey of media for the student of visual arts, the art and design major, or art- makers. Attention will be given to developing sound biblical attitudes toward art evaluation and production.
Bi 230: Hermeneutics
A study of the principles of Bible interpretation, including the history of interpretation; historical, grammatical, literary, theological interpretation; issues related to the various kinds of biblical material (narrative, wisdom, prophetic, didactic); figures of speech, types, etc.; Covenant Theology and Dispensational Theology.
Prerequisites: Bi 109, Bi 105.
Bi 401: Bible Doctrines
Study of the biblical teaching concerning Scripture, God, Jesus Christ, the Holy Spirit and Angels (including Satan). Emphasis throughout is on the practical application of the teachings of the Bible to the Christian life.
Prerequisite: Bi 230.
Bi 402: Bible Doctrines
Study of the biblical teaching concerning Man, Sin, Salvation, the Church and Eschatology. Emphasis throughout is on the practical application of the teachings of the Bible to the Christian life. Particular attention is given to timely doctrinal questions.
Prerequisite: Bi 230.
Bi 499: Apologetics & Worldview
An analysis and defense of the Christian worldview, together with an analysis and refutation of secular and religious alternative worldviews. The course will equip students to defend the core biblical doctrines and refute spurious philosophical, historical, archeological and scientific claims against the Bible. The course presents a brief history of the Apologetics discipline and important Christian thinkers. The course addresses significant historical and contemporary thinkers and their objections to biblical Christianity.
Prerequisites: Bi 401, Bi 402.
Ed 201: Theories of Teaching & Learning
Psychology as applied to education: original tendencies; laws of learning; amount, rate, limit, conditions, spread and permanence of improvement; mental work and fatigue; research; and individual differences. Sequential and incremental formal, structured clinical experiences in a school setting are included as part of this course.
Ed 321: Child Growth & Development
The physical, emotional, intellectual, cultural and spiritual growth of the child from infancy to adolescence. Emphasis on the development of the child in relation to the school.
Ed 322: Adolescent Growth & Development
The physical, emotional, intellectual, cultural, and spiritual growth of the child from preadolescence to maturity. Emphasis on the development of the adolescent in relation to the school.
Ed 323: Introduction to Exceptional Learners
History, legal foundations and current trends in special education, with surveys of the following exceptionalities: attention deficit disorders, emotional-behavior disorders, giftedness, health/physical impairments, hearing impairments, learning disabilities, mental retardation, speech/language disorders, visual impairments. Additional topics include assessment, parents and instructional planning.
En 102: Composition & Rhetoric
Introduction to academic writing emphasizing argumentation, research, documentation and style; centering on the library paper. Not applicable toward a major or minor.
Prerequisites: En 101, Placement Test or ACT 26+.
En 103: Composition & Literature
Critical writing using literary analysis. Discussion of literature by genres and according to basic literary critical concepts and terminology. Not applicable toward a major or minor.
Prerequisite: En 102.
En 205: American Literature 1607-1865
A historical and critical survey of American literature from colonial times to 1865.
Prerequisite: En 103.
Fin 201: Corporate Finance
Principles and techniques of financial analysis, planning and control, working capital management, capital budgeting, long-term financing and cost of capital.
Prerequisites: BA 101 or Ac 103 or Ac 203.
Hi 101: History of Civilization c. 3500 BC to AD 1650
A survey of ancient, medieval and modern history, from the advent of written records to AD 1650. Emphasis on the Western World, with appropriate coverage of non-Western cultures. An integrated study of political, economic, social, religious, intellectual and aesthetic aspects of culture in historical context.
Hi 102: History of Civilization since 1650
A survey of early modern and modern history from AD 1650 to the present. Emphasis on Western World with appropriate emphasis on non-Western cultures and their contributions as well as African-American and women's studies. An integrated study of political, economic, social, religious, intellectual and aesthetic aspects of culture.
Hi 201: United States History to 1865
The formation of the United States from earliest settlement, through separation from England to the establishment of a Republic; origins and adoption of the Constitution and its subsequent interpretation; political, economic and intellectual development, sectional and ethnic differences. Civil War and Reconstruction to 1865.
Ma 101: Basic College Mathematics
A survey course. Topics include real number system expressions and equations emphasizing practical elementary mathematics. Required of students with math ACT below 18. Not applicable toward a major or minor.
Prerequisites: Math ACT Below 18 or Math Placement.
Ma 103: College Algebra
Review of elementary algebra. Stress on the concept of relation and function, algebraic functions and their graphs. Not applicable toward a major or minor.
Prerequisites: Ma 102, ACT 20-25, or Math Placement.
Mu 225: Appreciation of Music
Provides the necessary background for the appreciation of music by a general survey of aesthetic and formalistic principles in music and their sociological and historical implications. Guided listening. Not applicable toward major or minor.
Ph 200: Themes in Western Thought
Selected philosophical ideas of continuing importance in Western thought from Socrates onward.
SSE 200: Foundations of Economics
Blends the core concepts of both microeconomics (structure of markets, factors of production, elasticities) and macroeconomics (economic systems; public policy, including fiscal and monetary policy; supply and demand analysis of national income, inflation and unemployment) with personal responsibility as a citizen (credit, interest, banking, budgeting) to create a greater knowledge of the economy and the individual's role as a decision-maker within that economy.
SSP 207: National Government
American government, the organization and functioning of American political life on the national level.
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