Dual-Joint Enrollment Course Offerings
A. Dual-Joint Enrollment ONLINE Course Offerings
BIB100 Hermeneutics (2 units)
This course is an introduction to basic biblical interpretation, dispensational patterns of Scripture, correct application of symbolic and figurative language, and rightly dividing the word of truth. This includes a survey of how we got our Bible and its various translations.
BIB105 Old Testament Survey 1: Genesis-2 Chronicles (3 units)
This is a survey of the major themes and events recorded in the books of Genesis through 2 Chronicles, with their theological implications. Emphasis will be placed on major theories concerning creation, the exodus from Egypt, and the development of the nation of Israel. Other topics discussed will include: the conquest and settlement of Canaan, the period of the judges, the beginning of the kingdom period, the divided kingdom period, the restored kingdom, the prophets and their contribution to Israel’s history
Prerequisites: BIB100 Hermeneutics (may be taken concurrently).
BIB210 Old Testament Survey 2: Ezra- Song of Solomon (3 units)
This is a survey of the major themes and events recorded in the books of Ezra through Song of Solomon, with their theological implications. An analysis is made of the authorship, literary structure, doctrine, and theology of each book, with emphasis placed on the role of wisdom literature in the Christian life and faith.
Prerequisites: BIB100 Hermeneutics (may be taken concurrently).
THS101 Theology 1: Doctrine of God (2 units)
This course is an in-depth study of the doctrine of God in Oneness Pentecostal theology. This will involve a study of the social-cultural environment of the Second Temple period which gave rise to the writings of the New Testament and the beliefs of the early church. This course will also consider the historical development of alternative views as God, specifically those proposed by tritheist and triune doctrines. It will also serve as an introduction to the study of Christology.
Prerequisites: BIB100 or equivalent (may be taken concurrently).
THS106 Apologetics 1 (2 units)
The student will learn how to address questions about Godly truth and faith, which are often presented during evangelistic encounters. This will be done through a biblically based and personally relevant apologetic strategy. Each student will learn to present and defend Christian Theism against common challenges in the current culture.
THS215 Theology 4: Christian Living (2 units)
This course is a study of the doctrine of holiness as it was understood, experienced and taught in the scriptures and how it affects matters of practical living. The course also includes a study of: the definition of holiness as it relates to God, and the child of God; the positive and negative aspects of holiness and how it relates to the basic salvation experience and the message of the book of Acts; the difference between the extremes of legalism and antinomianism and genuine Christian liberty; and the connection between holiness and being a salt and light witness unto Jesus Christ.
Prerequisite: THS101 Doctrine of God, THS210 Introduction to Eschatology, BIB100 Hermeneutics
B. Dual-Joint Enrollment ON-CAMPUS Course Offerings (Local residents only)
The following ground courses are additional to the online offerings for local residents, only.
COM101 Fundamentals of Speech (2 units)
This course prepares students to speak in a variety of rhetorical situations: as college students, as employees, as opinion leaders in the community. The course is designed to assist students in developing effective delivery, ethical research methodology, analytical thinking and listening skills, organization and outlining skills, and appropriate presentation skills. Emphasis is on researching, preparing, organizing, and presenting a variety of speeches for different audiences. Videotaping equipment may be used as an aid to the student’s self-analysis and improvement.
ENG100 College Composition and Lab (3 units)
This course includes the same curriculum model as ENG101, and offers training in grammar, sentence building, correct usage, punctuation, and basic paragraphing by utilizing extra time given. This course is designed for students who are required to review basic principles of Standard English as preparation or reinforcement of ENG101 curriculum.
ENG101 College Composition (3 units)
This course focuses on the connections between critical thinking, writing, and reading that are necessary for the independent development of essays. It emphasizes writing in response to various reading selections, including at least one full-length work. The essay writing process includes prewriting, thesis development and organization of ideas, drafting of essays, and revision. The course also requires outside research and includes an introduction to basic formatting and referencing of sources using MLA-style documentation.
ENG102 Composition and Critical Thinking: (3 units )
This course offers instruction in critical thinking, reading and writing, and is designed to help the student demonstrate, in both argumentative and expository prose, sound logic and/or argumentation, clear organization, precise diction, and appropriate style. Throughout the course, fluency and correctness are emphasized.
Prerequisite: ENG100 College Composition w/Lab orENG101 College Composition.
LIF104 Strategies of College Success (1 unit)
The purpose of this course is to help the entry-level college student develop the confidence, knowledge, and skills necessary to become successful in college. This course provides success strategies and support services to entry level students. The strategies and support services are threaded through three critical areas that enhance student success: academic skills, personal life management, and educational navigation.
MAT101 Principles of Math (3 units)
This course is a study in mathematics. The course content will include review of fundamentals of arithmetic including whole numbers, signed numbers, common and complex fractions, decimals, order of operations, ratio and proportion, percentages, measurement, exponents, statistics, integers and solving equations.
PSY202 General Psychology (3 units)
This course is an introduction to the scientific and Christian based study of human behavior. Topics include scientific method, the biological basis of behavior, sensation, perception, consciousness, conditioning and learning, memory, cognition, developmental psychology, motivation, emotion, stress and health, personality, abnormal psychology, psychotherapy, and social psychology.
SCI201 Environmental Science: (2 units)
This introductory course offers an interdisciplinary perspective of the earth as an ecosystem composed of biological, chemical, and physical systems. The focus of this course is on the interaction of these systems with each other and with human population, technology, and production. Students should acquire the fundamentals of a scientific understanding of the ecological implications of human activities. Specific topics treated within the context of ecosystem analysis include energy flows, nutrient cycles, pollution, resource use, climate changes, species diversity, and population dynamics.
SOC203 Western Civilization 1 (3 units)
This course is a survey of the development and history of Western civilization through the fourteenth century, with special emphasis on a Christian critique of ideological, social, and governmental trends and developments. It introduces some of the seminal events, persons, documents, and ideas that have shaped Western civilization, exposing some of the historical roots for modern beliefs, behaviors, and attitudes. The student is encouraged to adopt a Biblical perspective in examining and evaluating practices and concepts definitive of Western civilization and to begin formation of a uniquely Christian cultural point of view in the face of Western influences.
Prerequisites: ENG102 Argumentation and Critical Thinking
SOC201 Ancient Near Eastern Customs and Cultures (2 units)
This course is the study of customs and cultures of the ancient near east. The student will explore these customs and cultures using biblical and archeological sources within the ancient near east’s historical and cultural context.
SOC204 Western Civilization 2 (3 units)
This course is a survey of the development and history of Western civilization from the fourteenth century to the present with special emphasis on a Christian critique of ideological, social, and governmental trends and developments. It introduces some of the seminal events, persons, documents, and ideas that have shaped Western civilization, exposing some of the historical roots for modern beliefs, behaviors, and attitudes. The student is encouraged to adopt a Biblical perspective in examining and evaluating practices and concepts definitive of Western civilization and to begin formation of a uniquely Christian cultural point of view in the face of Western influences. This course is a continuation of Western Civilization I.
Prerequisites: SOC203 Western Civilization I, ENG102 Argumentation and Critical Thinking