Ac 203: Principles of Accounting I 3 credits
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 of Art & Design 2 credits
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.
BA 109: Business Spreadsheet Analysis 3 credits
An in-depth hands-on investigation of spreadsheet technology used in typical business applications. Topics include fundamentals of spreadsheet operation, utilizing spreadsheets to solve quantitative problems in business, basic and advanced spreadsheet formatting techniques, creating spreadsheet reports, creating pivot tables and pivot chart reports, and solving problems using what-if analysis.
Bi 105: Old Testament Messages 1 credit
A study of the unfolding theme of the Bible as it is revealed through the messages of the Pentateuch and the history, poetry and prophecy books of the Old Testament. Emphases include creation, the relationship of the legal material to Christians and the practical application of the messages of these 39 books to the Christian life.
Bi 109: New Testament Messages 1 credit
The unfolding theme of the Bible as it is revealed through the messages of the New Testament books, with continued emphasis on the practical application of the central themes of the inspired writers to the Christian life.
Bi 230: Hermeneutics 3 credits
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. Resident schedule includes corequisite lecture class.
Prerequisites: Bi 109, Bi 105.
Bi 350: Bible Doctrines 3 credits
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 360: Bible Doctrines 3 credits
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 3 credits
An analysis and defense of the biblical 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 301 or Bi 401 Prerequisite, Bi 302 or Bi 402 Prerequisite.
CpS 105: Computer Science Foundations 3 credits
This course provides a broad exposure to the field of computer science. It emphasizes the development of computational thinking and problem solving skills, and an understanding of the societal and spiritual impact of computer programming and innovations. Students will write a paper expressing a biblical philosophy of technology; simulate a simple computer; design a web page; perform data analysis; and write, test, and debug a sequence of instructions. Not applicable toward a Computer Science or Information Technology minor.
Ed 305: Foundations in Reading for Early Childhood & Elementary School Teachers 3 credits
This course examines the theoretical and evidence-based foundations of literacy processes and instruction including oral language, phonological awareness, phonics, fluency, vocabulary, and comprehension. It also includes the historical progression of reading and writing instruction, and the role of professional learning, leadership, and judgment for teachers. This course is aligned with SC literacy competencies, ILA, CAEP, InTASC and ADEPT performance standards. This course meets the requirements of the Read to Succeed Act for the R2S Teacher Endorsement in South Carolina for early childhood, elementary, and special education teachers.
Prerequisite: En 102.
Ed 306: Foundations in Reading for Middle School & High School Teachers 3 credits
This course examines the theoretical and evidence-based foundations of literacy processes and instruction including oral language, phonological awareness, phonics, fluency, vocabulary, and comprehension. It also includes the historical progression of reading and writing instruction, and the role of professional learning, leadership, and judgment for teachers. This course is aligned with SC literacy competencies, ILA, CAEP, InTASC and ADEPT performance standards. This course meets the requirements of the Read to Succeed Act for the R2S Requirement (Instructional) Endorsement in South Carolina for middle school and high school teachers.
Prerequisite: En 102.
Ed 322: Adolescent Growth & Development 3 credits
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.
En 101: Composition & Grammar 3 credits
Review of sentence structure, punctuation, paragraph development and essay organization. Emphasis on expository writing. Required of students with English ACT score between 15 and 25. Not open to those with English ACT score above 25. Not applicable toward a major or minor.
Prerequisites: En 090, Placement Test or ACT 15-25.
En 103: Composition & Literature 3 credits
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 3 credits
A historical and critical survey of American literature from colonial times to 1865.
Prerequisite: En 103.
Fin 201: Corporate Finance 3 credits
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 3 credits
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 3 credits
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 3 credits
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 103: College Algebra 3 credits
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: Math ACT 20-25, Ma 090 or Ma 103 plc.
MLS 141: Elementary Spanish I 3 credits
The fundamentals of oral and written communication skills in Spanish. Not applicable toward a Spanish major or minor and Spanish Education major.
Prerequisites: Placement into MLS 141.
Mu 225: Appreciation of Music 2 credits
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 3 credits
Selected philosophical ideas of continuing importance in Western thought from Socrates onward.
SSE 200: Foundations of Economics 3 credits
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 3 credits
American government, the organization and functioning of American political life on the national level.
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