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A fundamental survey of the entire Old Testament. Each book is examined, outlined, and its purposes and characteristics are presented.
A detailed study of how to effectively carry out the Great Commission. Proven methods of confrontational, door-to-door soul winning, along with practical instruction in evangelizing in any situation.
The life of Christ is studied. The life of Christ is paramount if one is to know the Author of our faith. This course will begin with the pre-existence of Christ and continue with the birth, ministry, trial, crucifixion, burial, resurrection, and ascension of our Lord.
The purpose of this study is to instruct our students in the subjects of theology, Bibliology, Christology, pneumatology, anthropology, hamartiology, soteriology, ecclesiology, angelology, and eschatology.
An exposition of the book of Romans detailing the doctrines of salvation, sanctification, and service.
This course instructs students in the subjects of theology, Bibliology, Christology, pneumatology, anthropology, hamartiology, soteriology, ecclesiology, angelology, and eschatology
Contemporary theology has a two-fold approach. This course traces Protestant and Baptist history throughout the ages. Secondly, it clarifies and defines modernism, liberalism, new evangelicalism, evangelicalism, fundamentalism, and even pseudo-fundamentalism.
An examination of the most prominent religions that are not anchored in the Scriptures, a study of the doctrines of the Bible that counter these false teachings, and a consideration of effective soul-winning methods that can be used with cult members.
The primary purpose of this seminar is to help the student learn how to bring together all his tools in the preparation of Sunday school lessons and sermons, and it is specifically designed to make the Bible come to life for the student.
The importance of a faithful, dedicated prayer life is carefully studied. A comprehensive look at what the Scriptures tell us about prevailing prayer and getting things from God will be the focus of this class.
This course is designed to teach the proper techniques of touch keyboarding with an emphasis on rhythm, accuracy and speed. Students with any previous training can be tested for profiency prior to enrollment.
Basic computer capabilities and terminology. Use PC to create, save, modify, and print basic text, spreadsheet, and database documents.
Introduction to document creation, through
the use of saving, printing, selecting, moving, copying, and replacing text.
This course is designed to train students to handle personal financial matters as well as church and school budgets. Included in this course are setting up a family budget, dealing with credit, insurance coverage, checking and savings accounts, and techniques of comparison shopping.
Branding is incorporated in print, website, and social
media, In this course, students will learn the branding process and how to create a brand,
along with how it applies to the ministry.
This is a hands-on course in using the powerful Photoshop program. Students imitate the work of others and create original projects of their own.
This course provides an opportunity to use the knowledge and skills previously learned with the assignment of duties in an actual office setting.
This course is an introduction to desktop publishing principles as used in designing professional documents.
This class provides practical instruction in page
layout, publication organization, and creativity used when planning and implementing a large
publication.
This is a hands-on course in using the powerful Photoshop program. Students imitate the work of others and create original projects of their own.
This required course is for all new incoming students. This course is designed to help and acquaint the new student to spiritual, academic and social aspects of college life.
A consideration of the truths that can be learned from the women of the Bible, this course provides practical insights that today's lady can use to build a stronger Christian life.
This course studies the functions, philosophies, responsibilities, and
characteristics of an assistant pastor. Special emphasis will be given to
completing the pastors ministry and working as a team player.
This course attends to the mental, physical, emotional, and spiritual issues affecting all Christian women and teaches the practical, Biblical methods of dealing with them.
A basic study of the history and principles of education and the art of teaching. It shows the application of how education correlates with the Word of God.
Prerequisite: ED 101. This course equips the student with the basic tools necessary
to plan, prepare, and teach in the classroom. Practical teaching techniques,
methods of classroom control, and preparing lesson plans will be examined.
This course examines the methods and principles involved in teaching
children 1) the initial steps of reading and 2) how to read with comprehension. The course
also compares various elementary school reading curriculums.
This course provides a theoretical foundation for word study (phonics, vocabulary, and
spelling), and provides hands-on practice of authentic assessment, lesson planning, word
study activities, and small group teaching.
Prerequisite: ED 202. This course covers techniques for creating and keeping an
atmosphere of learning in the classroom. Students are given the oppor tunity
to work through and manage different classroom situations as they practice
teaching.
This course continues to review English grammar while beginning a study of composition. The course emphasizes writing with clarity and conciseness.
A study of the mental, physical, and social makeup of man and how to deal with all types of people. A practical course in understanding and relating to others.
This course involves observation, participation, and actual teaching in the classroom at Golden State Baptist Schools. The student is under the direction and supervision of the elementary or secondary teacher and college faculty supervisor.
This course provides an overview of child and adolescent development including biological,
cognitive, and social development.
This is a study of grammar and sentence construction and is required of students who do not pass the English Placement Test. (No credit)
This is a study of grammar and sentence construction and is required of students who do not pass the English Placement Test. (No credit)
This course is a review of basic grammar and mechanics of the English language.
This course is a review of basic grammar and mechanics of the English language.
This course is a review of basic grammar and mechanics of the English language.
This course continues to review English grammar while beginning a study of composition. The course emphasizes writing with clarity and conciseness.
This course, assuming a comprehensive knowledge of English grammar, stresses critical thinking and techniques for effective speaking, writing, and vocabulary building.
This course, assuming a comprehensive knowledge of English grammar, stresses effective organization and significant content in writing. Students will be required to write a research paper.
A passing grade in EN 101. This course explores the systematic nature of language with an introductory study of the major linguistic subfields of phonetics, phonology, morphology, and syntax.
EN302 presents a survey of laudable American literature from the pre-colonial period to pre US Civil War. The emphasis of this course is both on the value of each literary work and the relationship to the historical period in which it was written.
This is a study of the preparation and delivery of sermons which deals with selecting and developing a topic as well as the delivery of the message.
This course is designed to improve reading comprehension and reasoning skills.
This course is designed to improve reading comprehension and reasoning skills.
This course is a workshop in developing communication skills as a public speaker.
A comprehensive overview of several critical theories and approaches to the reading, studying, and interpreting of literature. Students will obtain practical experience in applying different approaches to interpretation, evaluation, and appreciation of literature.
HI101 is the first part of a two course series surveying the history of man through ancient, medieval, and modern times. The scope of this class is from Creation through the Thirty Years' War.
A detailed study of the establishment of the United States from its beginnings up to present-day affairs. Emphasis is placed on the people, events, political influences, and philosophies that helped shape our country into a great republic. Three hours each semester.
This course is designed for students with minimal mathematical background. It includes a comprehensive review of basic and consumer arithmetic.
Prerequisite: MA 101. A study of the reasoning skills that teachers use to teach
elementary grade mathematics. *Three hours each semester.
A review of the functions in basic algebra. Examines graphs, complex numbers, and applications.
An introduction to analytical geometry, functions, limits, differentiation of algebraic functions, applications, and integration.
An examination of both the practical aspects of life on the mission field and the biblical philosophy that properly determines effective missions work.

An introduction to scales, key signatures, intervals, triads, seventh chords; analysis of hymns and Gospel songs; basic part writing.

The rudiments of music, including rhythm, scales, chords, and key signatures, are introduced. A student may be excused from this course by examination. Lab Course: Meets two days per week.
A practical look at the written format of music for performance or publication; including proper spacing, order, and alignment are discussed. Through the study and use of notation software, Students will become proficient in producing physical copies of music.
College vocal ensemble.
Leading more complex congregational songs; introduction to choral conducting. Lab Course.
A survey of the history of Western music with a special emphasis on music in America.
Over the course of two semesters, senior music students will be given a variety of projects to
allow them to gain practical experience. They will work alongside the Chairman of the Music
Department and assist in event planning, chapel music production and ministry responsibility
at the church level.
An introduction to the basic concepts of scientific principles, functions, and applications. Not for credit in teaching field of Secondary Education major.
A general course examining the periodic table, atomic
structure, names and formulas of compounds, chemical bonds and reactions. *Three hours
lecture and two hours lab each semester.