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Fall Semester Courses

FULLY ONLINE

Explore our fully online undergraduate courses for the eight-week fall term, October 14th to December 13th. Access courses digitally and complete weekly assignments on your schedule. Our courses feature video-based instruction, flexible learning designs, and integrate innovation, academic excellence, and Christian faith.

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GE-Li 100

Finding Life's Direction

In this course, you will pursue a journey of self-discovery, personal growth, and spiritual development.

 

You will learn the benefits of trusting God, embracing failure, and cultivating patience while developing a deeper sense of your purpose and direction in life.

 

You will set realistic goals, embrace who you are as a member of God’s kingdom, and overcome roadblocks on your path forward.

GE-Ar 100 Art Experience & Appreciation

Art Experience & Appreciation

An introductory study of art appreciation.

 

The course covers art-related vocabulary, focused observation, historical context and the elements and principles of design as an entry into discussion surrounding the meaning and purpose of visual imagery. Concepts emerge from the content areas of aesthetics, art history and critical inquiry.

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GE-Hi 100

American History through the Civil War

This course is a survey of United States history from its earliest settlements to the Civil War, with an emphasis on important ideas in the colonial and early republic time period.

 

It focuses on the theme of liberty and how that concept developed and shaped American history during the early republic.

GE-Lt 100

American Literature through the Civil War

This course explores the foundations and development of the early American literary canon.

Beginning with the early explorers of the New World and ending with the Civil War, we will read selections from the explorers/settlers, the Founding Fathers, early writers of fiction and poetry, philosophers, and those recording historic events as they unfolded.

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GE-Cm 110

Writing to Communicate

This course focuses on improving your written communication skills.

 

You will learn how to read critically, develop research skills, and apply the principles of effective writing to create thesis-centered expository and argumentative prose.

GE-Cm 120

Writing to Convince 

This course continues the journey into the art of persuasive writing, focusing on the rhetoric, logic, and evidence needed to craft compelling arguments.

 

Drawing inspiration from works of classical rhetoric, you will hone your skills in writing persuasive and expository prose. By the end of the course, you will be equipped with the skills to communicate your ideas effectively and convince others through the written word

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Therapy Session

GE-Ps 100

Christian Journey into Psychology

This course explores the foundational elements of psychology from a Christian perspective, emphasizing the integration of faith with psychological science.

 

You will gain a solid understanding of psychology’s key theories, concepts, and methods while reflecting on how a Christian worldview might shape our sense of human behavior, mental processes, and overall well-being.

GE-Sg 100

Introduction to Sociology

The scientific study of society, institutions, and group interaction, with focus on the sociological imagination and core theories.

 

Topics include the sociological perspective, the individual in society, stratification and social inequality, social institutions, human ecology, and social change, with special attention to issues of diversity.

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GE-Sc 100

Creation and Life

Creation and Life introduces you to the world of biology within a Christian framework, weaving together the study of life with insights from a Christian worldview.

 

The course explores the fundamental concepts of biology—including cellular structure, genetics, biological change, and

ecology—while examining how these scientific ideas intersect with Christian beliefs about creation, stewardship, and the value of life.

 

Throughout the course, you will be encouraged to engage in thoughtful dialogue, explore diverse perspectives, and integrate biology with your Faith.

GE-Te 100

Introduction to Computing with C++

This course is an introduction to computing by way of the C++ programming language. It explores the fundamental principles of computer science, algorithmic problem solving, and software development.

 

This course is designed to provide you with the skills necessary to construct efficient programs using the data structures offered by C++, the principles of data and procedural abstraction, and the complexities of algorithmic designs

Computer Learning
Sermon in Church

GE-Li 110

IAM3 Leadership

This course presents a counter-cultural model of biblical leadership. Students will explore kingdom principles which form the foundations for a life of leadership.

 

It is an applied course that relates the “I AM Third” model of leadership to the real world. An emphasis will be placed on developing and implementing one’s own practice in order to both live and lead as God 1st, Other’s 2nd, and Self 3rd.

GE-Cm 100

Introduction to Communication

A course in the fundamental principles of effective oral communication.

 

Special attention is given to the selection and organization of materials and the presentation of speeches. Three emphases of the course are: theory, practice, and constructive criticism.

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Math Formulas

GE-Ma 100

College Algebra

This course is a problem-based approach to algebra that focuses on practical application. This course aims to demystify algebraic concepts by grounding them in real-world scenarios, such as personal finance, data analysis, home improvement, and even cooking. You will develop problem-solving skills and comprehend how algebra can help you make informed decisions in your daily life.

GE-Fi 100

Financial Strategies for Life

The purpose of this course is to encourage in students an understanding of personal financial planning and the acquisition of sound money management skills based on biblical principles. It is critical to provide this education as early in life as possible because competence in managing one’s finances results from certain attitudes and behaviors toward money which are more easily taught early in life. Basic financial planning education will help to create a population of more fiscally responsible and self-reliant individuals.

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