Ac 204: Principles of Accounting II 3 credits
Basic principles and procedures in accounting for corporate equity, bonds, manufacturing costs, managerial analysis of costs and cost/revenue relationships, special statements, analysis of financial statements and individual budgeting, and taxes. Introduction to business ethics.
Prerequisite: Ac 203.
Ar 225: Appreciation of Art 2 credits
A survey of the field of art designed to give the student an intelligent appreciation of creative work. Art in the home and community, painting, sculpture, architecture, and art for industry. Not applicable toward a major.
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.
BA 301: Legal Environment & Ethics of Business 3 credits
Background of the American legal system and its Constitutional foundation; public crimes and private torts, contract law, the uniform Commercial code; negotiable instruments; debtor-creditor relationship, ethical systems underlying government and business behaviors; business organizational forms; government regulation of business; property law; and Cyberlaw. Business ethics examined for all subjects treated.
Prerequisites: BA 101 or Ac 203 Prerequisite.
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 109: Introduction to Computer Programming 3 credits
An introduction to programming using a high-level language. An emphasis on problem solving with structured techniques and use of objects. Development of problem-solving skills through programming exercises. Not applicable toward a Computer Science major or minor. Lecture and lab.
Prerequisites: Math ACT 20, Ma 090 or Ma 103 plcmt.
Ed 201: Theories of Teaching & Learning 3 credits
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. Lecture and field experience.
Ed 321: Child Growth & Development 3 credits
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 323: Introduction to Exceptional Learners 3 credits
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 3 credits
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 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 202: British Literature to 1688 3 credits
A historical and critical survey of British literature from Beowulf to 1688.
Prerequisite: En 103.
ESS 206: Wellness Concepts 3 credits
This course is designed to teach students the role of physical activity in maintaining optimal health and improved quality of life. Topics such as safe exercise, nutrition, weight management, and lifestyle chronic diseases will be explored. Throughout this course, students will assess individual fitness levels including body composition, cardiovascular fitness, and musculoskeletal fitness.
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 202: United States History since 1865 3 credits
Political, economic, intellectual and military development of the United States from the post-Reconstruction era to the present. Appropriate emphasis on ethnic and women's studies. The growth of the United States to its position as a 21st century world power.
Ma 105: Trigonometry 3 credits
A review of the exponential, logarithmic, trigonometric functions and their graphs, trigonometric identities/equations and applications, as well as an introduction to sequences and series. Suggested calculator: TI 83, 84, Nspire, 89, or Nspire CAS. Not applicable toward an Actuarial Science or Mathematics major or minor.
Prerequisites: Math ACT 26-30, Ma 103 or Math plcmt.
Mkt 205: Principles of Marketing 3 credits
An introduction to marketing's role of creating and capturing customer value for both consumer and business markets. Topics include customer-driven marketing strategies, product development, pricing, promotion, distribution, supply chain, competitive advantage, marketing ethics, the global marketplace and sustainable marketing.
Ph 200: Themes in Western Thought 3 credits
Selected philosophical ideas of continuing importance in Western thought from Socrates onward.
Ps 200: General Psychology 3 credits
The fundamental conditions and facts of thought and behavior, including the physiological basis of behavior, personality, emotions, feelings, sensations, learning, habit formation, memory and perception.
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.
SSS 200: Introduction to World Cultures 3 credits
An interdisciplinary approach to understanding cultural diversity and universals, and human-environment interaction using insights from the social sciences of anthropology and geography.
SSS 202: Introduction to Sociology 3 credits
The principal concepts, methods and terminology of sociology. The relation of culture to group activities and an analysis of some of the major social institutions.
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