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Classroom Core and Elective Schedule


CLASSROOM COURSES: FALL

Block 1 (Beaver Fall Campus) September 8 - October 30 2014

Course ID

Course Name

Credits Sessions
 HUM 118

Classical & Christian Cultures

3 humanities core or elective credits  8 sessions

Monday 09/08/14 - 10/27/14

Human achievement in philosophy, theology, literature, and art is examined in historical context from ancient times to the Renaissance.

 

 PSS 313

Abnormal Psychology

3 HSS core or elective credits 8 sessions

Tuesdays 09/09/14 – 10/28/14

This course examines the empirically based principles of psychopathology. Topics survey classical mental illness from a variety of perspectives.

 

 BBL 112

Old Testament Survey

3 Old Testament core or elective credits 8 sessions

Wednesdays 09/10/14 – 10/29/14

This course introduces adult students to the history, doctrine and background features of the books of the Bible that were written prior to the incarnation of Jesus Christ. Our primary goal in this course is to help students become better readers of the Old Testament. Every reader of the Bible is an interpreter of the Bible. This course requires no background Bible knowledge.

 

 BBL 131

First Corinthians

3 elective credits  8 sessions

Thursdays 09/11/14 - 10/30/14

Students will examine the historical and cultural backgrounds, and engage in an exegesis of, the first Epistle to the Corinthians in the New Testament.

 

 SCS 105

Environmental Science 3 natural science CORE or elective credits  8 sessions

Tuesdays 09/09/14 – 10/28/14

This course, designed specifically for non-traditional students, evaluates the environmental issues of the day in terms of scientific principles as well as environmental policy.  It uses a discussion format that requires the students to have read and actively reflected on significant readings of text each week.  A final paper will be due one week following the last class session.

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Block 2 (Beaver Falls Campus) October 4 - December 23

Course ID Course Name Credits Sessions
PSS 250

Lifespan & Development

3 HSS core or elective credits 8 sessions

Mondays 11/03/14 – 12/22/14

The Lifespan Development course is designed to provide information that will assist students in understanding the normal developmental process of individuals over the entire lifespan starting with conception and ending with death.

 

SCS 215

Earth and Space Science

3 natural science CORE or elective credits 8 sessions

Tuesdays  11/4/14 – 12/22/14

This course, designed specifically for non-traditional students, incorporates the disciplines of geology, meteorology and astronomy into a holistic study of planet earth.  A major goal of the course is to give the student an understanding of the mechanics of God’s creation.

 

BIB 113

Introduction to the New Testament

3 CMN Core or elective credits 8 sessions

Wednesdays 10/29/14- 12/17/14

This course introduces adult students to the history, doctrine and background features of those books of the Bible that were written in connection with the incarnation of Jesus Christ. Our primary goal in this course is to help students become better readers of the New Testament.

 

CMN 415

Crisis & Grief Ministry

3 CMN Core or elective credits 8 sessions

Thursdays 10/30/14 – 12/18/14

This course examines biblical accounts of people suffering grief as a result of trauma and loss. It then studies recent research on how adults and children grieve, in order to clarify redemptive opportunities for ourselves and for others amidst life in a broken world. This course is designed especially for those what want to minister to others in the midst of a personal crisis.

 

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