Course Descriptions


A Term (7 Weeks)

History of Redemption 10.5 Hours
In this course students will study the unfolding of God’s Redemptive plan from the standpoint of both Covenantal and Dispensational Theology. Students will gain an understanding of the History of Redemption as it unfolds in the Bible, through the nation of Israel, the Advent of Christ, and the formation of the church.

Life of Christ 10.5 Hours
In this course students will study the life and ministry of Jesus Christ as presented in the four Gospel accounts. Special attention will be given to the harmony of the Gospel accounts and a chronological synthesis of the events wherein. Students will gain a wide perspective of the life of Christ as presented in the Gospel accounts as well as an understanding of the interdependence of the four Gospels.


B Term (7 Weeks)

Apologetics 10.5 Hours
In this course students will study the core aspects of Christian Apologetics. Special attention will be given to historical development of apologetics arguments; the major arguments used today, and the use of apologetic resources. Students will gain an understanding of the need for Christian apologetics as well as a basic proficiency of the major arguments.

The Book of Acts 10.5 Hours
In this course students will study the history of the early church as presented in the Book of Acts. Special attention will be given to the formation of the church, the structure of the church as presented in Acts, and the Missionary Journeys of Paul. Students will gain an understanding of the harmony of the New Testament as seen through the historical lens of the Book of Acts as well as major contributions of the Book of Acts to theology and church practice.


A Term (7 Weeks)

The Book of Genesis 10.5 Hours
In this course students will study the biblical account of creation in the Book of Genesis. Special attention will be given to the Four Great Events of Genesis as well as the Four Great Men of Genesis. Students will gain an understanding of the Biblical presentation of Creation, the meaning of humanity, and the development of God’s redemptive plan and people.

Church History/The Silent Years 10.5 Hours
In this course students will study Biblical and Church History, starting with the nation of Israel during the monarchy and ending with the Modern Church. Students will gain an understanding of various events, people groups, and themes of the History of Redemption. Special attention will be given to the period following the return of the Jews from Exile and the proceeding centu- ries of Ancient Near Eastern history. The class will also examine the History of Redemption as displayed in the development of the church from the Early Church, through the Reformation, and up to modern times.


B Term (7 Weeks)

Revelation/Eschatology 10.5 Hours
In this course students will study the Book of Revelation and other Biblical passages that pertain to Christian Eschatology. Special attention will be given to the chronology of eschatology, symbolism in Book of Revelation, and Old Testament parallels. Students will gain an understanding of the Biblical presentation of the Rapture, Tribulation, Millennium, and Culmination of the Age.

Systematic Theology 10.5 Hours
In this course students will examine the individual disciplines of Theology. Special attention will be given to the development and understanding of Biblical Theology. Students will gain an understanding of need for, relevance of, and specific aspects of six major disciplines of Theology: Bibliology, Theology Proper, Anthropology, Soteriology, Ecclesiology, and Eschatology.


A Term (7 Weeks)

Simplified Greek 10.5 Hours
In this course students will study the basics of Koine Greek, which is the original language of the New Testament. Special attention will be given to the basic structure of the language and the various language tools available today as study aids. Students will gain a working knowledge of common words used in the New Testament as well as the ability to perform word studies and utilize the various language tools.

The Gospel of John 10.5 Hours
In this course students will study the Life of Christ as presented in the Fourth Gospel. Special attention will be given to the unique presentation of Christ in the Fourth Gospel as the Son of God. Students will gain an understanding of the contextual background of the book including authorship, date, and purpose of writing and will undergo a thematic study of the contents.


B Term (7 Weeks)

The Life and Epistles of Paul 10.5 Hours
In this course students will study the life of the Apostle Paul as presented in New Testament as well as his Epistles. Special attention will be given to the Pauline Epistles and their impact on New Testament theology. Students will gain an understanding of the contextual background of the Pauline Epistles and will undergo an expositional study of their contents.

The Life of David 10.5 Hours
In this course students will study the life of David by surveying the Books of I and II Samuel. Special attention will be given to the chronology of the life of David and the establishment of the monarchy in the nation of Israel.


A Term (7 Weeks)

The Book of Hebrews 10.5 Hours
In this course students will engage in an expositional study of the Book of Hebrews. Special attention will be given to the unique relationship of Hebrews to the Old Testament, its typological significance, and its presentation of Christ’s atoning work. Students will gain an understanding of the contextual background of the book including views on authorship, date, and purpose of writing and will undergo an expositional study of the contents.

Romans 10.5 Hours

In this course students will engage in an expositional study of the Book of Romans. Special attention will be given to the systematic presentation of the Gospel of Justification. Students will gain an understanding of the contextual background of the book including views on authorship, date, and purpose of writing and will undergo an expositional study of the contents.


B Term (7 Weeks)

Homiletics/Hermeneutics 10.5 Hours
In this course students will study the disciplines of Hermeneutics (how to study the Bible) and Homiletics (how to teach the Bible). Students will grow in their ability to study the Bible as they focus on basic principles for Bible study and Bible interpretation, focusing on a literal, historical-cultural, grammatical approach to the Scriptures. Students will also have practical opportunities to develop their studying and teaching skills in class.

Church Ministry 10.5 Hours
In this course students will be presented with various aspects of church ministry. Students will gain an understanding of the multifaceted roles that church ministry includes and will be taught by ministry specific professionals.