ACCT • Accounting

ACCT 400 • Financial Accounting for Managers. 3 Credits.

Introduction to financial accounting concepts as the language of business. Financial decision-making using key ratios and financial statements. Managerial understanding of principles of stewardship and ethical issues found in accounting.
Prerequisites: BUSN 360 and 2 courses from BUSN 301, BUSN 302, BUSN 308, BUSN 310E, BUSN 320, BUSN 323, MATH 301M.

ACCT 405 • Intermediate Financial Accounting I. 3 Credits.

Solve complex accounting problems using accounting theory and practice related to assets, receivables and inventory. Preparation of accurate income statements, balance sheets and statement of cash flows. Exploration of the accrual process, standard-setting process, and present value applications.
Prerequisites: ACCT 400 and 3 courses from BUSN 301, BUSN 302, BUSN 308, BUSN 310E, BUSN 320, BUSN 323, BUSN 360, MATH 301M. Fulfills: CAPS Goal Area 4.

ACCT 410 • Intermediate Financial Accounting II. 3 Credits.

Resolution of complex accounting problems using accounting theory and practice. Accounting for intangible assets, current and long-term liabilities, stockholders' equity, earnings per share, leases, depreciation, amortization, and investments.
Prerequisites: ACCT 400, ACCT 405 and 3 courses from BUSN 301, BUSN 302, BUSN 308, BUSN 310E, BUSN 320, BUSN 323, BUSN 360, MATH 301M. Fulfills: CAPS Goal Area 4.

ACCT 415 • Cost/Managerial Accounting. 3 Credits.

Utilization of cost accounting principles for managerial decision-making. Understanding of cost-volume-profit analysis, job and process costing, activity-based costing, inventory management, planning and control systems, and discounted cash flow methods. Application of capital budgeting to evaluate long-term investments.
Prerequisites: ACCT 400 and 3 courses from BUSN 301, BUSN 302, BUSN 308, BUSN 310E, BUSN 320, BUSN 323, BUSN 360, MATH 301M. Fulfills: CAPS Goal Area 4.

ACCT 420 • Income Tax Accounting. 3 Credits.

Analysis of US tax laws and policies for individuals, corporations and partnerships. Understanding of US tax system history. Differentiation of required taxes among entities as well as inclusion/exclusion of income and expense items in tax calculations. Connections between tax concepts and ethical stewardship from a Christian or personal worldview.
Prerequisites: ACCT 400 and 3 courses from BUSN 301, BUSN 302, BUSN 308, BUSN 310E, BUSN 320, BUSN 323, BUSN 360, MATH 301M. Fulfills: CAPS Goal Area 4.

ACCT 425 • Corporate Auditing. 3 Credits.

Exploration of external auditing and the need to provide reliable financial information to corporations using professional standards and ethical stewardship. Examination of auditing practices including planning, collection of evidence, risk assessment, evaluation of information, and communication of audit findings. Understanding of financial statement auditing of assets, liabilities and shareholder equity.
Prerequisites: ACCT 400 and 3 courses from BUSN 301, BUSN 302, BUSN 308, BUSN 310E, BUSN 320, BUSN 323, BUSN 360, MATH 301M. Fulfills: CAPS Goal Area 4.

ACCT 430 • Advanced Accounting. 3 Credits.

Study advanced accounting theory and problems, accounting for partnerships, international accounting, consolidated financial statements, corporate mergers, governmental accounting, business combinations and fund accounting.
Prerequisites: ACCT 400; ACCT 405; ACCT 410; and 3 courses from BUSN 301, BUSN 302, BUSN 308, BUSN 310E, BUSN 320, BUSN 323, BUSN 360, MATH 301M. Fulfills: CAPS Goal Area 4.

ACCT 481 • Academic Internship in Accounting. 2-4 Credits.

A learning/practicing experience in a government, social organization or agency, church, or business environment where the student applies a body of knowledge and skills in a structured, non-classroom setting. See Individualized Study for policy.

ARTC • Art

ARTC 150A • Responding to the Arts. 3 Credits.

Cultivation of critical reading skills through literature, music, and the visual arts. Students will apply core artistic terms and concepts to rich readings of artistic works: context, genre, technique, and themes. Students will reflect on human and spiritual dynamics of relationship and faith.
Fulfills: CAPS Goal Area 6.

BIBL • Bible

BIBL 230 • The Bible in Real Life. 3 Credits.

Exploration of connections between key portions of the Bible and challenges faced by students in their own lives. Students trace the journey of God's people from Abraham and Sarah through the New Testament church, tracing God's self-disclosure through biblical cultures and their genres of writing.
Fulfills: CAPS Goal Area 6.

BIBL 360 • Biblical Interpretation for Ministry. 3 Credits.

Introduction to biblical hermeneutics and exegesis including interpretive issues of presuppositions, authorial intent, metanarrative, historical context, genre and literary context. Biblical inspiration, canonicity, authority, and the nature of the Bible as communication will be explored. Study is designed to develop skills necessary for good Bible reading and contextualization to today's world.
Prerequisites: CHMN 350R. Fulfills: CAPS Goal Area 6.

BIBL 441 • Significance of the Old Testament. 3 Credits.

Introduction to the Old Testament, emphasizing foundational themes including creation, life, justice, people of God, covenant, and the Old Testament polemic against the prevailing culture of its time. Development of methodological tools for investigating these themes enables students to properly contextualize these themes to their culture.
Prerequisites: BIBL 360, Category R General Education course. Fulfills: CAPS Goal Area 6.

BIBL 442 • Significance of the New Testament. 3 Credits.

Introduction to the New Testament, emphasizing major themes including the kingdom of God, eternal life, and justification in Christ. Emphasis also on the hermeneutical issues related to understanding these themes in their original literary and historical settings, and applying them in ministry situations today.
Prerequisites: BIBL 360, Category R General Education course. Fulfills: CAPS Goal Area 6.

BUSN • Business

BUSN 104 • Introduction to Business. 3 Credits.

Introduction to business and business strategy within the global economic environment. Identification of business structures, market strategies, and the concepts of leadership and management. Exploration of key business functions, typical roles, entry points, and career paths. Application of business evaluation and problem-solving within a Christian worldview.
Fulfills: CAPS Goal Area 2.

BUSN 115 • Personal Financial Literacy. 3 Credits.

Explores fundamental personal financial management topics. Enables learners to make values-based financial decisions. Uses a variety of tools to evaluate risk and make choices regarding debt management, savings, budgeting, investing, and long-range personal financial planning.
Fulfills: CAPS Goal Area 4.

BUSN 200 • Business Problem Solving. 3 Credits.

Builds a foundation for understanding and solving business problems. Introduces business concepts and terminology, along with skills needed to solve common business problems. Emphasizes how to identify problems and the application of tools and techniques in solving these problems. Encourages the development of critical-thinking and decision-making skills needed for success in business.
Fulfills: CAPS Goal Area 4.

BUSN 210 • Workplace Communication. 3 Credits.

Examines principles of communication in the workplace. Introduces common workplace communication formats such as memos, letters, email, reports, presentations, and social media. Explores techniques for communication, including informational, persuasive, and employment messages. Introduces strategies for internal and external communication situations, audience analysis, verbal and nonverbal cues, and personal communication skills.
Fulfills: CAPS Goal Area 1.

BUSN 285T • Studies in Technology and Society. 3 Credits.

Introduction to the present management and future use of information and information systems in organizations. Analyze how information and information systems are used by organizations in setting goals, making decisions, and analyzing knowledge. Investigate how technology transforms information systems. Examine ethical issues and policies surrounding information and information systems.
Fulfills: CAPS Goal Area 3.

BUSN 301 • Foundations of Business Management. 3 Credits.

An exploration of the foundations of modern management theory and practice including how external and internal environmental factors impact the practice of business management. Topics such as global forces, political and legal forces, socio-cultural forces and demographic forces will be used to develop an understanding of the complexities in business management today.

BUSN 302 • Foundations of Human Resource Management. 3 Credits.

Introduction to the functional area of business called human resources management. Study the functions of attracting, retaining, motivating and managing the people who work in organizations. Study how human resources is involved in the recruitment, selection, employment, compensation, training, development, safety and termination of employees.
Special Notes: Enrollment is open to students with sophomore class standing and above.

BUSN 308 • Strategic Management and Planning. 3 Credits.

Strategic management and planning as applied to business organizations. Applies key principles of strategy to business problems, analyzes internal and external factors that affect strategic planning and management, and applies strategic planning models to historical and current business problems. Implementation and execution of business strategy is also discussed.

BUSN 310E • Global Management and Leadership in Business. 3 Credits.

Equip managers and leaders with a framework for formulating strategies to thrive in a global marketplace. Develop global managerial and leadership perspectives on business opportunities and challenges in global trade, competition, modes of market entry, investment systems, power distance, communications, member cultures, and other leader/manager challenges.
Fulfills: CAPS Goal Area 5. Special Notes: Prior completion of BUSN 323 recommended.

BUSN 320 • Professional Project Management. 3 Credits.

Introduction to the principles of project management including the role of the project manager, types of projects, stages of a project, project variables, and project processes. Examines the organization, planning, and controlling of projects and provides practical knowledge on managing project scope, schedule and resources.

BUSN 323 • Introduction to Marketing Management. 3 Credits.

Study of marketing concepts and decision-making processes related to marketing management in a marketing-oriented firm. Examination of key strategies of consumer and business-to-business marketing and mission-critical variables from within a relationship marketing focus. Development of a course project and its presentation to a business audience using state-of-the-art business presentation techniques.

BUSN 360 • Information Technology and Applications. 3 Credits.

Understand and use information technology and business applications software to solve business-related problems. Collaboration tools, social media tools, databases, and spreadsheets. Ethical issues with data and information management.
Fulfills: CAPS Goal Area 3. Special Notes: Enrollment is open to students with sophomore class standing and above.

BUSN 401 • Operations Management. 3 Credits.

Efficiently and effectively manage the processes to produce and distribute products and services. Operations within both product and service companies will be addressed. Topics include managing purchases, inventory control, quality control, storage, logistics and evaluations. The use of measurement and analysis of internal processes will be highlighted.
Prerequisites: 3 courses from BUSN 301, BUSN 302, BUSN 308, BUSN 310E, BUSN 320, BUSN 323, BUSN 360, MATH 301M.

BUSN 405 • Survey of Microeconomics and Macroeconomics. 3 Credits.

Explores economic theories and tools and how they are applied to business. Investigates principles and concepts of microeconomics and macroeconomics.
Prerequisites: 3 courses from BUSN 301, BUSN 302, BUSN 308, BUSN 310E, BUSN 320, BUSN 323, BUSN 360, MATH 301M. Fulfills: CAPS Goal Area 5.

BUSN 415 • Intermediate Macroeconomics. 3 Credits.

Macroeconomic theory and applications. Economic models that explain the behavior of output, inflation, employment, interest rates, exchange rates, and other aggregate economic variables. Apply macroeconomic models to global events.
Prerequisites: BUSN 405 and 3 courses from BUSN 301, BUSN 302, BUSN 308, BUSN 310E, BUSN 320, BUSN 323, BUSN 360, MATH 301M. Fulfills: CAPS Goal Areas 2,4,5.

BUSN 425H • Applied Ethical Decisions in Life and Business. 3 Credits.

Provision of a basis for ethical problem solving and the application of ethical principles to issues of moral perplexity. These issues are surfaced by ethical pluralism, cultural diversity, resource allocation, equal opportunity requirements, workplace dignity and fairness, varying economic and market conditions, and conflicts between organizational imperatives and Christian values.
Prerequisites: 3 courses from BUSN 301, BUSN 302, BUSN 308, BUSN 310E, BUSN 320, BUSN 323, BUSN 360, MATH 301M. Fulfills: CAPS Goal Area 6 General Education Category H.

BUSN 430 • Business Law. 3 Credits.

Study of the legal and regulatory environment of business including sources of the law, structure of the court system, and different classifications of law. Analysis of the relationships between different types of business law. Study of major types of business organizations. Impact of technology on various aspects of business law.
Prerequisites: 3 courses from BUSN 301, BUSN 302, BUSN 308, BUSN 310E, BUSN 320, BUSN 323, BUSN 360, MATH 301M. Fulfills: CAPS Goal Area 5.

BUSN 481 • Academic Internship in Business Management. 2-4 Credits.

A learning/practicing experience in a government, social organization or agency, church, or business environment where the student applies a body of knowledge and skills in a structured, non-classroom setting. See Individualized Study for policy.

BUSN 491 • Business Capstone. 1 Credit.

Demonstrate professional and personal growth by synthesizing business content learned during the degree program. Deliver a client-focused solution to an organizational need by engaging in experiential learning. Collaborate with classmates and/or organizational representatives. Participate in career exploration and development experiences.
Prerequisites: 10 courses from ACCT300-489, BUSN300-489, BUSN 675, FINA300-489, MATH 301M, and MIST300-499. Special Notes: Prior completion of BUSN 320 recommended.

BUSN 675 • Experiencing Global Business. 3 Credits.

Explore international cultures, faith, ethics, and business structure by traveling internationally on a Bethel-sponsored trip. Gain perspectives on how American companies do business globally and compare American and international cultural, business/economic, educational and spiritual practices.
Prerequisites: LEAD 607.

CHMN • Christian Ministries

CHMN 140 • Spiritual Quest. 3 Credits.

An exploration of spirituality from a Christian perspective in which students identify the spiritual influences in their lives, explore spiritual disciplines, evaluate impacts of Christian spirituality on their personal lives and set goals for personal spiritual development.
Fulfills: CAPS Goal Area 6.

CHMN 300 • Foundations for Christian Ministry. 3 Credits.

Introduction to the theology and practice of Christian ministry. Students explore diverse concepts of ministry and how their unique strengths connect to what God is doing in the world. Students reflect on call and vocation and develop a philosophy of ministry.
Fulfills: CAPS Goal Area 6. Special Notes: Enrollment is open to students with sophomore class standing and above.

CHMN 320 • Personal Spiritual Formation. 3 Credits.

Introduction to the process of spiritual and personal formation. Exploration of models and themes for formation and faith development, with attention to cultural and gender dimensions of formation models and traditions. Examination of both individual and communal spiritual journeys, practices, and connections to God.
Fulfills: CAPS Goal Area 6. Special Notes: Enrollment is open to students with sophomore class standing and above.

CHMN 350R • Research Writing for Christian Ministry. 3 Credits.

Development of core academic skills in research and writing for Christian ministries. Topics include logical and rhetorical persuasion, research methods, and documentation of sources. Skills will be applied to biblical exegesis and critical interaction with popular and scholarly writing in Christian thought and theology.
Fulfills: CAPS Goal Area 1, General Education Category R; CAPS Goal Area 6. Special Notes: Enrollment is open to students with sophomore class standing and above.

CHMN 451 • Communication in Ministry. 3 Credits.

Introduction to the essential communication skills needed in ministry, including effective listening, storytelling, and public speaking skills. Special attention to communicating the gospel in various contexts.
Prerequisites: General Education Category R course. Fulfills: CAPS Goal Areas 1, 6.

CHMN 452 • Leadership in Ministry. 3 Credits.

Introduction to essential leadership skills needed in ministry. Basic skills for self leadership and for leading people and teams. Special attention given to transformational, collaborative, and servanthood leadership.
Fulfills: Goal Area 6.

CHMN 481 • Ministry Practicum. 3 Credits.

The integrating experience of the Christian ministries major, including placement in a ministry setting under the direct supervision of an experienced mentor. Emphasis is on application of ongoing coursework and participation in relevant aspects of ministry. Students will gain experience in the refinement and integration of a working philosophy of ministry. Opportunity for assessment of personal ministry skills and lifelong leadership development.
Prerequisites: CHMN 350R. Grade exceptions: Graded on an S/U basis.

CHMN 495H • Practical Issues in Ministry. 3 Credits.

Synthesis and application of content and skills from previous courses to specific ethical case studies common in ministry settings. Reflection on students’ personal and spiritual formation as it impacts the spiritual growth of those they minister to. Integration of incarnational/formational ethics into several ethical and spiritual issues.
Prerequisites: BIBL 360, BIBL 441, BIBL 442, CHMN 300, CHMN 320, CHMN 350R, CHMN 451, CHMN 452, CHMN 481, THEO 341E, THEO 441. Fulfills: CAPS Goal Area 6, General Education Category H.

COMM • Communication

COMM 160 • Basic Communication Skills. 3 Credits.

Examination of the fundamentals of the communication process with an interactive emphasis on interpersonal, groups/teams, and public speaking; integrating these three specific components and concentrating on how meaning is created, communicated, and transformed within the social, social diversity, and human contexts.
Fulfills: CAPS Goal Area 1.

COMM 340E • Cross-Cultural Communication. 3 Credits.

Examination of the influence of cultural values on human verbal and nonverbal interactions. Analysis of theories of cross-cultural communication and principles of effective cross-cultural process.
Fulfills: CAPS Goal Areas 1, 5. Special Notes: Enrollment is open to students with sophomore class standing and above.

CORE • Bethel Distinctives

CORE 300 • Community, Self and Formation: Ancient and Contemporary Narratives. 3 Credits.

An exploration of self in the world, based on personal experience and classical spiritual practices. Students are challenged to think systemically about contexts of family, faith community, workplace, and broader culture as they plan for lifelong formation and contribution to the well-being of others.
Fulfills: CAPS Goal Areas 2, 5. Special Notes: Enrollment is open to students with sophomore class standing and above.

CORE 330 • Examining Crucial Questions. 3 Credits.

Summary of the Christian biblical narrative. Identification of the roles of scripture, history, experience, and reason as they form convictions related to social and ethical issues. Examination of selected theological concepts using the Wesleyan Quadrilateral, as well as the application of those concepts to real life situations.
Fulfills: CAPS Goal Areas 2, 5, 6. Special Notes: Enrollment is open to students with sophomore class standing and above.

ECON • Economics

ECON 200 • Principles of Microeconomics. 3 Credits.

Relationship between scarcity, choice, and cost as well as market structures to identified market failures. Analyzation of elasticity in the context of pricing, profit based on production costs, and real world problems using the supply and demand model. Connections between microeconomics and ethical stewardship from a Christian or personal worldview.
Fulfills: CAPS Goal Area 5.

ENGL • English

ENGL 029 • Foundations of Reading and Writing I. 3 Credits.

This course is designed to prepare students for college-level courses in which they will need to be successful in reading and writing. Emphasis is on foundational reading and writing strategies.
Grade exceptions: Graded on an S/U basis. Special Notes: Appropriate placement assessment score required for enrollment. Credits do not apply to certificate, degree, or license programs.

ENGL 030 • Foundations of Reading and Writing II. 3 Credits.

This course is designed to prepare students for college-level courses in which they will need to be successful in reading and writing. Emphasis is on foundational reading and writing strategies and builds upon strategies learned in ENGL 029.
Prerequisites: Appropriate placement assessment score; ENGL 029 Foundations of Reading Writing I. Grade exceptions: Graded on an S/U basis. Special Notes: Credits do not apply to certificate, degree, or license programs.

ENGL 130 • Successful Writing. 3 Credits.

Development of skills necessary for expressing oneself competently through writing. Emphasis is on the writing process, critical thinking, sensitivity to audience, core documentation skills and responsibilities, and revision (with peer and instructor feedback).
Fulfills: CAPS Goal Area 1.

ENGL 225R • Academic Research and Writing. 3 Credits.

Development of core academic skills in research and writing: critical evaluation of rhetorical persuasion, forming and answering research questions and testing hypotheses through consultation of scholarly sources, and formal documentation of research sources (attributions, in-text citations, and a source list) according to APA format.
Fulfills: CAPS Goal Area 1, General Education Category R.

ENGL 300 • Advanced Writing Labs. 3 Credits.

A flexible self-development resource for undergraduates wishing to assess writing skills and practices in advanced field-academic and professional-contexts. An array of resources for context analysis, self-assessment, skills development, and evaluated composition that can be used and re-used by CAPS students as self-guided activities, course audit, and/or completion for elective credits.
Prerequisites: ENGL 225R.

FINA • Finance

FINA 400 • Corporate Finance. 3 Credits.

Identification and interpretation of various types of information provided by financial statements and used by both corporate managers and investors during the decision making process. Exploration of financing sources and costs and their impacts on financial decisions. Discernment in managerial finance using financial risk and rate of return measurements. Use of capital budgeting techniques to make data driven decisions. Discussion of biblical and ethical principles and their relationship to financial management decisions.
Prerequisites: ACCT 400, BUSN 360 and 1 course from BUSN 301, BUSN 302, BUSN 308, BUSN 310E, BUSN 320, BUSN 323, MATH 301M.

FINA 410 • Investments Theory. 3 Credits.

Exploration of various investment principles and the Capital Asset Pricing Model. Classification of securities including stock, bonds, and major derivatives. Analyzation of security market classifications, assorted financial instruments, and portfolio performance using a stock market simulation. Inclusion of ethical stewardship and its connection to financial business.
Prerequisites: FINA 400 and 3 courses from BUSN 301, BUSN 302, BUSN 308, BUSN 310E, BUSN 320, BUSN 323, BUSN 360, MATH 301M. Fulfills: CAPS Goal Area 4.

FINA 420 • Portfolio Analysis and Management. 3 Credits.

Exploration of investment portfolio theories, objectives and policy issues considering individuals, corporations, banks, pensions and mutual funds. Creation, maintenance, and analyzation of simulated investment portfolio performance. Reflection of connections between financial topics and ethical stewardship using a Christian or personal worldview.
Prerequisites: FINA 400, FINA 410, and 3 courses from BUSN 301, BUSN 302, BUSN 308, BUSN 310E, BUSN 320, BUSN 323, BUSN 360, MATH 301M. Fulfills: CAPS Goal Area 4.

FINA 430 • Capital Markets. 3 Credits.

Exploration of public equity, debt financial instruments and related investment opportunities, both domestic and international. Understanding of the US banking system and its relationship to the Federal Reserve, understanding of factors that influence interest rates and the yield curve. Integration of ethical thinking and personal faith with capital market strategies.
Prerequisites: FINA 400 and 3 courses from BUSN 301, BUSN 302, BUSN 308, BUSN 310E, BUSN 320, BUSN 323, BUSN 360, MATH 301M. Fulfills: CAPS Goal Area 4.

FINA 440 • Advanced Corporate Finance. 3 Credits.

Exploration of corporate finance theory both past and present as it relates to financial policy, financial instruments, valuation concepts, and changing capital markets. Analyzation of complex capital structures and corporate transactions. Application of corporate financial theory including ethical principles in financial decisions.
Prerequisites: FINA 400; FINA405; and 3 courses from BUSN 301, BUSN 302, BUSN 308, BUSN 310E, BUSN 320, BUSN 323, BUSN 360, MATH 301M. Fulfills: CAPS Goal Area 4.

FINA 450 • Global Finance. 3 Credits.

Exploration of global trade and investment theories, the global monetary system, global capital markets, and exchange rates. Analysis of the implications of foreign policy and instruments on global finance. Integration of global corporate and social responsibility in relation to a Christian or personal worldview.
Prerequisites: FINA 400 and 3 courses from BUSN 301, BUSN 302, BUSN 308, BUSN 310E, BUSN 320, BUSN 323, BUSN 360, MATH 301M. Fulfills: CAPS Goal Area 5.

FINA 481 • Academic Internship in Finance. 2-4 Credits.

A learning/practicing experience in a government, social organization or agency, church, or business environment where the student applies a body of knowledge and skills in a structured, non-classroom setting. See Individualized Study for policy.

HEPE • Health

HEPE 260Y • Physical Wellness. 3 Credits.

Current evidence based knowledge to empower healthy decisions around nutrition, fitness, and emotional and spiritual well-being. Basic biological processes as they relate to health promotion, everyday practices to reduce stress, and skills to distinguish myth from fact.
Fulfills: CAPS Goal Area 3.

HIST • History

HIST 250 • U.S. History in Dialogue with the Present. 3 Credits.

Explores a narrative of United States history by following themes that connect past events to our experiences today. Investigates compelling and relevant historical questions and events by applying historical inquiry, using critical thinking, and considering multiple perspectives. Presents history as a dialogue between past and present, propelling action as stakeholders in society.
Fulfills: CAPS Goal Area 5.

HUSE • Human Services

HUSE 300W • Family Perspectives. 3 Credits.

An analysis of sociological and theological perspectives on family relationships, with special attention given to understanding families as systems. Learners will be encouraged to identify and challenge their assumptions about families and to examine their own family-of-origin experiences in light of course concepts.
Fulfills: CAPS Goal Area 5. Special Notes: Enrollment is open to students with sophomore class standing and above.

HUSE 305 • Individual and Family Development Over the Life Cycle. 3 Credits.

An examination of how individuals, couples, and families change over time. Cognitive, spiritual, physical, and relational trends and challenges in infancy, childhood, adolescence, and adulthood are studied, with special attention to the influence of culture and religion on developmental processes. Learners are encouraged to analyze their own developmental experiences.
Fulfills: CAPS Goal Area 5. Special Notes: Concurrent registration in PSYC 335M recommended. Enrollment is open to students with sophomore class standing and above.

HUSE 311 • Personality Theories. 3 Credits.

Study of various theoretical approaches to personality. Emphasis is given to the assumptions and research associated with each approach. Major contributors to each view are discussed.
Fulfills: CAPS Goal Area 5. Special Notes: Enrollment is open to students with sophomore class standing and above.

HUSE 350 • Individual and Family Psychopathology. 3 Credits.

Focus on understanding individual, relational, and contextual factors that contribute to diagnostic categories and psychopathology. Addresses objective and helpful ways to describe and assess abnormal behavior and will identify treatment options psychologists may use to help a person move into a more "normal" position in life.
Fulfills: CAPS Goal Area 5. Special Notes: Enrollment is open to students with sophomore class standing and above.

HUSE 386 • Social Inequality. 3 Credits.

Focus is on social inequality in human societies, with particular reference to the United States. Exploration of the origins, evolution, legitimation, and consequences of social inequality. Main emphasis is on inequalities that are rooted in the socioeconomic order. Examination of the relationship between social class, race, and gender as different but related forms of social inequality.
Fulfills: CAPS Goal Area 5. Special Notes: Enrollment is open to students with sophomore class standing and above.

HUSE 400 • Research Methods. 3 Credits.

Introduction to quantitative and qualitative research designs. Designed as a project-based course, with particular attention to program evaluation and action research, learners will construct an applied research proposal.
Prerequisites: PSYC 335M. Fulfills: CAPS Goal Area 5. Special Notes: Concurrent registration with HUSE 405 recommended.

HUSE 405 • Family Social Policy. 3 Credits.

An examination of the linkages of family with societal systems and the consequences of policy for family life. An exploration of community resources and strategies for serving families.
Fulfills: CAPS Goal Area 5. Special Notes: Concurrent registration with HUSE 400 recommended.

HUSE 410 • Dynamics of Interpersonal Relationships. 3 Credits.

An analysis of interpersonal dynamics, including love and intimacy; communication; shame; power and control; stress and coping; grief; compassion; and spirituality. Attention will be given to a broad variety of relational states, including friendship, singleness, romantic partnerships, parent/child relationships, social networks, and faith communities.
Fulfills: CAPS Goal Area 5.

HUSE 420 • Advanced Family Topics: Gender and Sexuality. 3 Credits.

An examination of the ways couples, families, and other systems interact around issues of sexuality. Love, intimacy, healthy sexuality, gender roles, sexual abuse, infidelity, and implications of gender and sexuality for personal wholeness and effective service to others will be addressed, along with moral, ethical, and spiritual aspects of sexuality.
Fulfills: CAPS Goal Area 5.

HUSE 435E • Families in Cross-Cultural Perspective. 3 Credits.

Contemporary, historical, and cross-cultural, predominantly non-Western perspective on a variety of family systems and the people living in them. Values and assumptions underlying these systems, roles, intergenerational relationships, identity formation, and developmental tasks. Multicultural aspects of chemical dependency.
Fulfills: CAPS Goal Area 5.

HUSE 445 • Counseling Microskills. 3 Credits.

An examination of effective counseling skills that combines theoretical understanding and hands-on practice of essential microskills. In this experiential class, students are expected to engage in development of “self of the therapist” through reflective practice and observation of self and others. Aspects of the 12 core functions of an LADC as defined in MN Statute section 148F.01, subdivision 10.
Fulfills: CAPS Goal Area 5.

HUSE 450 • Introduction to Addictions Counseling. 3 Credits.

Examination of addiction from a variety of perspectives and evaluation of the twelve core functions of an addictions counselor. Description of the process of change in the context of the continuum of care. Cultivation of a personal philosophy around spirituality and addiction.

HUSE 455 • Pharmacology of Addictions. 3 Credits.

Examination of the action and biophysical effects of addictive substances. Evaluation of evidence-based medical treatment options for both addictions and co-occurring disorders. Integration of spirituality with medical approaches to treating addiction in an interculturally sensitive manner.
Fulfills: CAPS Goal Area 5.

HUSE 460 • Assessment and Treatment of Co-Occurring Disorders. 3 Credits.

Examination of the assessment and treatment, including identification of the appropriate level of care, for co-occurring disorders of substance use and various psychological disorders. Attention is given to evidence-based practices in treatment planning and intervention.

HUSE 470 • Directed Study. 1-4 Credits.

HUSE 481 • Internship in Addictions Counseling I. 4 Credits.

Application of theory, interpersonal skills, and professional development skills in a supervised professional addiction counseling setting. Demonstration of the twelve core functions of LADC (MN Statute 148F.01, subdivision 10). Evaluation of progress toward appropriate development goals. Integration of knowledge, experience, ethics, and faith into a worldview relevant in the addiction counseling setting. 400-hour experience.
Prerequisites: HUSE 435E, HUSE 445, HUSE 450, HUSE 455, HUSE 460, HUSE 485H. Corequisites: HUSE 491. Grade exceptions: Graded on an S/U basis. Special Notes: Program Director permission required for enrollment.

HUSE 482 • Internship in Addictions Counseling III. 1-3 Credits.

Direct practice experience in which the student applies previously acquired knowledge and skills in a structured professional setting focused on the 12 core functions of a licensed alcohol and drug counselor as defined in Minnesota Statute section 148F.01, subdivision 10. Students will accrue remaining hours of the Minnesota state Board of Behavioral Health and Therapy requirement of 880 clock hours of practical experience that were not completed in HUSE 491.
Prerequisites: HUSE 491. Grade exceptions: Graded on an S/U basis.

HUSE 485H • Professional Practice Issues and Ethics. 3 Credits.

An examination of legal and ethical situations arising in the practice of helping professions. Issues of professional practice and development are also discussed, and students are expected to identify goals and strategies for continuing professional, personal, and spiritual growth. Aspects of the 12 core functions of an LADC as defined in MN Statute section 148F.01, subdivision 10.
Fulfills: CAPS Goal Areas 5, 6; General Education Category H.

HUSE 490 • Integrative Internship Seminar. 3 Credits.

Learning/practice experience in which the student applies previously acquired human service knowledge and skills in a structured professional setting, including but not limited to government agencies, social service agencies, schools, mental health agencies, businesses, and churches. Students will accrue a minimum of 100 hours of practical experience.
Prerequisites: HUSE 400, HUSE 445, HUSE 485H. Grade exceptions: Graded on an S/U basis.

HUSE 491 • Internship in Addictions Counseling II. 4 Credits.

Application of theory and professional development skills in a supervised professional addiction counseling setting. Demonstration of the twelve core functions of LADC (MN Statute 148F.01, subdivision 10). Evaluation of progress toward appropriate development goals. Integration of knowledge, experience, ethics, and faith into a worldview relevant in the addiction counseling setting. 480-hour experience.
Prerequisites: HUSE 435E, HUSE 445, HUSE 450, HUSE 455, HUSE 460, HUSE 485H. Corequisites: HUSE 481. Grade exceptions: Graded on an S/U basis.

MATH • Math

MATH 080 • Foundations of Mathematics. 3 Credits.

This course is designed to prepare students for college-level math courses. Developmental math topics include percents, decimals, fractions, solving basic algebraic equations, exponents, calculating values using a formula, and measurement. This course will also cover using spreadsheets to perform basic arithmetic calculations.
Prerequisites: appropriate diagnostic assessment score. Grade exceptions: Graded on an S/U basis. Special Notes: Credits do not apply to certificate, degree, or license programs.

MATH 180M • Mathematics in Real Life. 3 Credits.

Intermediate-level study of mathematical procedures: algebra, equation solving, statistical reasoning, mathematics of finance, coordinates and graphs, and inequalities. These procedures will be applied as analytical, decision-making, and problem-solving models to real-life problems.
Prerequisites: Admission category other than Provisional Acceptance, or appropriate Accuplacer score, or MATH 080. Fulfills: CAPS Goal Area 4.

MATH 301M • Managerial Mathematics. 3 Credits.

Study of mathematically based procedures, including analytical procedures, decision-making models, and statistics.
Prerequisites: BUSN 360. Fulfills: CAPS Goal Area 4. Special Notes: Enrollment is open to students with sophomore class standing and above.

MIST • Management Information Systems

MIST 400 • Foundations of Information Management Systems. 3 Credits.

Exploration of the history, uses and functions of information management systems as well as their role within current business innovation. Understanding of security risks, architecture, and various enterprise information system types. Application of the Systems Development Lifecycle. Consideration of Christian or personal worldview in relation to information management systems.
Prerequisites: BUSN 360 Fulfills: CAPS Goal Area 3.

MIST 410 • Information Systems Analysis and Design. 3 Credits.

Understanding of the systems development life cycle, written documentation for information systems, and project management. Assessment of analysis and design tools and techniques. Application of systems analysis and design techniques to business analysis problems. Exploration of information management systems from the perspective of a Christian or personal worldview.
Prerequisites:MIST 400 and 3 courses from BUSN 301, BUSN 302, BUSN 308, BUSN 310E, BUSN 320, BUSN 323, BUSN 360, MATH 301M. Fulfills: CAPS Goal Area 3.

MIST 420 • Business Database Management. 3 Credits.

Explanation of data modeling, the role of Enterprise Information Management, and database security issues and solutions. Description of data control with integrity. Application of SQL data querying techniques. Application of data warehouse, data mining and data visualization concepts in relation to database management.
Prerequisites: MIST 400. Fulfills: CAPS Goal Areas 2, 3.

MIST 430 • Introduction to Business Programming. 3 Credits.

Exploration of the evolution and categories of programming languages. Application of testing and debugging techniques. Use of object-oriented programming and dynamic scripting languages. Connection of programming languages to the language of the Bible using a Christian or personal worldview.
Prerequisites: MATH 301M. Fulfills: CAPS Goal Area 3.

MIST 440 • Administration of Management Information Systems. 3 Credits.

Explanation of directories and directory services, including their uses in networked environments. Differentiation between hardware and software requirements for information systems. Design and implementation of identity and access management services. Understanding of implementation issues as well as ethical issues that may arise from administration of MIS.
Prerequisites: MIST 400 and 3 courses from BUSN 301, BUSN 302, BUSN 308, BUSN 310E, BUSN 320, BUSN 323, BUSN 360, MATH 301M. Fulfills: CAPS Goal Area 2, 3.

MIST 450 • Information Systems Security. 3 Credits.

Examination of information security concepts, risk management, and both functions of and relationships among laws, regulations, and professional organizations. Identification of the differences between physical and virtual security threats and vulnerabilities. Characterization of typical security architectures. Creation of a security plan.
Prerequisites: MIST 400 and 3 courses from BUSN 301, BUSN 302, BUSN 308, BUSN 310E, BUSN 320, BUSN 323, BUSN 360, MATH 301M. Fulfills: CAPS Goal Areas 2, 3.

MIST 481 • Academic Internship in Management Information Systems. 2-4 Credits.

A learning/practicing experience in a government, social organization or agency, church, or business environment where the student applies a body of knowledge and skills in a structured, non-classroom setting. See Individualized Study for policy.

NASC • Natural Science

NASC 275V • Environmental Studies. 3 Credits.

Examine how science, engineering, and economics work together to address and solve environmental problems. Explore the importance of the scientific method as it relates to the environment, conservation of resources, and energy. Evaluation of case studies will develop a deeper sense of stewardship to our planet.
Fulfills: CAPS Goal Area 3.

NURS • Nursing

NURS 300 • Acute Care Clinical. 3 Credits.

Professional identity development through integration of ethical principles, Christian perspectives, nursing knowledge, and liberal arts. Practice within interprofessional teams using all baccalaureate roles. Clinical nursing problem analysis through critical thinking, enhanced clinical reasoning, evidence-based practice, and technology. Application of scope of practice knowledge to delegation and supervision of nursing personnel.
Special Notes: Recommended for all MANE Associate degree graduates; an elective for any other RN-BSN students.

NURS 330H • Ethical Theory and Applied Nursing Ethics. 3 Credits.

Introduction to ethical theory and the language needed to discuss relevant ethical healthcare issues. Exploration of current ethical issues faced in healthcare settings, including potential outcomes, the role of the nurse, application of professional ethical codes, and differing viewpoints.  Development of empathy for, respect of, and insight into differing ethical opinions.
Fulfills: CAPS Goal Area 6, General Education Category H.

NURS 345 • Evidence Based End of Life Nursing Care. 2 Credits.

Exploration of evidence-based practices in end-of-life nursing care based on curriculum developed by the End-of-Life Nursing Education Consortium (ELNEC). Topics include pain management, symptom management, last hours of life, cultural and spiritual considerations, communication strategies, and ethical decision making.
Prerequisites: RN license.

NURS 346 • Health Assessment for RNs. 3 Credits.

Focus is on enhancing the health and physical assessment skills of the regis¬tered nurse to make informed clinical judgments regarding the health status of individuals. Development of the ability to conduct an age-appropriate history, physical examination, and risk assessment for clients across the lifespan that reflects a holistic understanding of developmental, socio-cultural, spiritual, and environmental influences. Emphasis is on identification of normal and common abnormal findings across the lifespan.
Prerequisites: RN license.

NURS 365 • The Professional Nurse. 3 Credits.

Exploration of the scope of professional nursing practice and nursing roles using ethical principles and Christian perspectives in the changing healthcare environment. Identification of the future of professional nursing and development of a personal philosophy of nursing.

NURS 400 • Public Health Nursing. 3 Credits.

Population-focused principles, ethical principles and Christian perspectives in at-risk population care. Critical analysis of health disparities, barriers to adequate healthcare, and community resources for improving health equity. Evaluation of evidence-based public health nursing interventions to address health disparities in a given population. Demonstration of effective verbal, electronic and written communication.

NURS 401 • Public Health Nursing Clinical. 3 Credits.

Identification of disease prevalence, distribution, and control in a population, including environmental, protective, and risk factors. Evaluation of evidence-based interventions to address health disparities. Demonstration of ethical principles and Christian perspectives in at-risk population care. Application of public health nursing competencies and effective communication skills through virtual/real-world clinical experience.
Prerequisites: NURS 400.

NURS 410 • Nursing Informatics. 3 Credits.

Exploration of the history, essential concepts, and use of information systems and patient care technologies in the healthcare environment. Identification of patient privacy and the use of software applications in nursing.

NURS 425E • Cultural Diversity in Healthcare. 3 Credits.

Study of culture and its impact on providing culturally appropriate nursing care. Assessment of patients and families using a transcultural nursing model. Analysis of societal issues, cultural beliefs and practices that impact the healthcare of culturally diverse patients. Integrating Christian perspectives and cultural understanding into the care of patients and families.
Fulfills: CAPS Goal Areas 3, 5.

NURS 435 • Introduction to Research and Evidence-Based Practice. 3 Credits.

Introduction to the steps of the research process and types of research. Development of a practice question related to nursing practice. Discussion of ethical principles and Christian perspectives in human subjects' research.

NURS 436 • Application of Research to Practice. 3 Credits.

Demonstration of critical thinking in evaluating research and other evidence for application to nursing practice. Development of a summary of findings related to a practice question. Recommendations for practice from the evidence. Integration of ethical principles and Christian perspectives into evidence-based nursing practice.
Prerequisites: NURS 435.

NURS 485 • Leadership in Nursing. 3 Credits.

Learners apply leadership theories and analyze nursing leadership roles in providing and coordinating client care with the incorporation of ethical principles, Christian perspectives and professional standards. Professional growth is evidenced through reflection on leadership, educational and professional experiences. Synthesis of professional experience and evidence are used to support positions on current nursing practice issues.

NURS 486 • Management in Nursing. 3 Credits.

Management theories and concepts to influence healthcare change. Incorporation of ethical principles, Christian perspectives, professional standards, and management principles to influence organizations. Synthesis of nursing management, educational and professional experiences through reflection on professional growth. Application of financial and legal concepts of management. Strategies for conflict management, teamwork and communication.

NURS 495 • Clinical Care Change Project. 3 Credits.

Improvement of nursing care by creation of a solution to a clinical issue. Definition of a clinical problem with rationale for change. Synthesis of evidence-based research principles in the implementation of a change project. Collaboration and communication in the management of a clinical change project.
Prerequisites: NURS 435. Fulfills: CAPS Goal Area 1.

ORGL • Organizational Leadership

ORGL 101 • Leadership in the 21st Century. 3 Credits.

Overview of the scope of leadership necessary for effective outcomes. Course design is real-world specific to generate immediate understanding, awareness, and application for both marketplace and personal application. Students will identify, interpret, and analyze their individual leadership attitudes, abilities, styles, and strengths.
Fulfills: CAPS Goal Area 5.

ORGL 120 • Personal Mission and Leadership Development. 3 Credits.

Development of an understanding of personal mission and a study of the application of that mission to leadership. Emphasis is on identifying personal talents and gifts, and developing leadership goals for future roles.
Fulfills: CAPS Goal Area 2.

ORGL 201 • The Framework of Leadership. 3 Credits.

Focus is on the individual leadership process as it is embedded in the organizational context. Developmental experiences, changing perspectives, and important leadership links are incorporated into class simulations, exercises, and other real-life learning opportunities regarding the subject.

ORGL 310 • Leadership and Adult Development. 3 Credits.

Assessment of personal strengths and how those strengths apply in personal, professional and learning communities. Analysis of various theories of adult development including psychological, moral and spiritual development. Reflection on personal strengths, development and purpose.
Special Notes: Enrollment is open to students with sophomore class standing and above.

ORGL 330 • Theories of Organizations and Leadership. 3 Credits.

Evaluation of leadership theories. Exploration of organizational behavior and leadership models and their distinguishing attitudes, values and cultural dimensions. Analysis of individual/organizational factors that stimulate behavior. Analysis of common characteristics contributing to building and sustaining organizational culture. Identification of how faith and worldviews affect leadership theory and practice.
Fulfills: CAPS Goal Areas 2, 5. Special Notes: Enrollment is open to students with sophomore class standing and above.

ORGL 340R • Scholarly Research and Writing for Organizational Leadership. 3 Credits.

Instruction and practice in scholarly writing as preparation for the program’s writing assignments. A practical approach to expository essay structure, and reading and writing research studies. Bibliographic instruction, writing portions of a literature review, and an introduction to principles of survey research are included.
Fulfills: CAPS Goal Area 1, General Education Category R. Special Notes: Enrollment is open to students with sophomore class standing and above.

ORGL 350 • Leadership Communication. 3 Credits.

Good communication as a foundation for effective leadership. A leader’s communication as a reflection of the ability to successfully influence and impact others with integrity. Practices, skills, and tools necessary to focus on the leader as the communication champion.
Fulfills: CAPS Goal Area 1. Special Notes: Enrollment is open to students with sophomore class standing and above.

ORGL 370 • Leading in the Digital Age. 3 Credits.

Introduction to major technology developments and their impact on people and organizations. Evaluation of technology, benefits and consequences of technology, and technology change in the organizational context. Analysis of personal and organizational issues related to technology in light of ethical and/or moral reasoning and relevant organizational and/or personal characteristics.
Fulfills: CAPS Goal Area 2. Special Notes: Enrollment is open to students with sophomore class standing and above.

ORGL 400 • Principles of Leading and Managing. 3 Credits.

Examination of principles of authority, power, politics, decision making, and influence. Consideration of questions such as "What is leadership?" and "What makes a good leader?" Exploration of differences between leadership and management and the role of follower. Examination of the impact of leader/manager behavior on the organization.

ORGL 430 • Self-Leadership and Organizational Health. 3 Credits.

Analysis of components that contribute to healthy organizations, effective leaders and engaged followers. Apply self-leadership in real-world contexts. Recognition of appreciation in organizational environments. Assessment of personal understanding of cultural awareness and focused strategies. Exploration of how faith, worldviews and self-leadership inform organizational health.

ORGL 440 • Organizational Research. 3 Credits.

Provides the foundations required for conducting a formal social research project within the context of an organizational setting. Encourages critical thinking through various quality research types. Data collection and sampling techniques, issues of effective measurement, and ethical questions are introduced. Application in understanding various facets of the basic social science research model.
Prerequisites: General Education Category R course.

ORGL 450 • Global Leadership Summit. 3 Credits.

Introduction to global perspectives on leading and following through lens of the Global Leadership Summit sponsored by Willow Creek Association. Designed as a self-directed study within parameters of a semester. Analysis of leadership concepts and application to personal, professional, organizational and faith contexts. Intentional design for continued personal and/or professional leadership growth and development.

ORGL 462 • Integrated Principles of Leadership. 3 Credits.

Focus on an integrated paradigm that brings together the broad field of leadership. Examination of framing real versus perceived issues, in real time. Discussion and practice of resolving identified issues. A study of the implications of management’s “best practices” and how they impact morale, employee contribution, and organizational effectiveness.
Prerequisites: ORGL 310.

ORGL 465H • Applied Leadership Ethics. 3 Credits.

Study of the ethical and emotional intelligence dimensions of leadership. In particular, consideration of the impact of ethics on the resolution of internal issues through the application of authentic leadership, how ethical growth occurs from a biblical perspective, and the relationship of ethics with emotional intelligence.
Prerequisites: ORGL 400, ORGL 462. Fulfills: CAPS Goal Area 6, General Education category H.

ORGL 490 • Leadership and Change. 3 Credits.

Study of the various components of change and transformation related to leading, managing, and following. Examination of the leader’s role in promoting an environment that allows for the well-being of both the individual and the organization. Designed as a senior seminar integrating and synthesizing personal learning experiences in the program.
Prerequisites: ORGL 310, ORGL 400, ORGL 462.

PSYC • Psychology

PSYC 335M • Introduction to Statistics. 3 Credits.

Basic descriptive, correlational, and inferential statistics will be covered. As time permits, more advanced topics of ANOVA, multiple regression, ANCOVA, meta-analysis, and factor analysis will be introduced. Learners will perform analyses using a computerized statistical package, and primary emphasis will be placed on understanding the concepts and interpreting results correctly.
Fulfills: CAPS Goal Area 4. Special Notes: Enrollment is open to students with sophomore class standing and above.

SCLA • Senior Care Leadership & Administration

SCLA 450 • Gerontology and Services for Senior Care. 3 Credits.

Exploration of the gerontology field, including aging demographics and population trends. Application of physical, social, and psychological aspects of aging including the grieving process, death, and dying. Analysis of programs, resources, and services for the aging population throughout the continuum of care. Evaluation of funding streams to support healthcare needs.
Fulfills: CAPS Goal Area 5.

SCLA 455 • Healthcare and Medical Needs for Senior Care. 3 Credits.

Introduction to the basic principles of healthcare related to the aging population including the normal aging process, relevant health issues, terminology, medical management, prevention, and emerging healthcare trends.

SCLA 460 • Senior Care Support Services. 3 Credits.

Exploration of the organization, operations, functions, services, and programs of senior care facilities from a leadership and management perspective. Includes an emphasis on issues of diversity and relationships between and among employees, residents, and families.

SCLA 465 • Senior Care Regulatory Management. 3 Credits.

Explanation of government regulations in relation to senior care services. Identification of the role the government has in the legal regulatory process. Explanation of specific laws and principles that impact senior care. Identification of programs and trainings that help to better understand or implement key senior care regulations.

SCLA 481 • Senior Care Internship I. 4 Credits.

Application of classroom knowledge to practical experiences across multiple domains of senior care services. Introduction to leadership and management oversight of operational, legal and regulatory requirements, services, and programs integrating quality principles and data analysis to inform management decisions. 500 hours/15 weeks (see Statute for exceptions).

SCLA 482 • Senior Care Internship II. 4 Credits.

Application of classroom knowledge to practical experiences across multiple domains of senior care services. Introduction to leadership and management oversight of operational, legal and regulatory requirements, services, and programs integrating quality principles and data analysis to inform management decisions. 500 hours/15 weeks (see Statute for exceptions) .
Prerequisites: SCLA 481.

SOCS • Sociocultural Studies

SOCS 110 • Succeeding in College. 3 Credits.

Prepares students for independent and collaborative college-level academic work through an introduction to campus technology and support; assessing reading, writing, and math skills; and reflecting on one's personal commitment to academic goals.
Fulfills: CAPS Goal Area 2.

SOCS 170W • Conflict Management and the Social Scientific Perspective. 3 Credits.

Applies samples of social scientific reasoning and research in psychology, sociology and social work to the challenges of conflict management, forgiveness, and reconciliation. Students reflect on the relevance of social scientific models to their own lives and consider applications in their workplaces, families, and social spheres.
Fulfills: CAPS Goal Area 5.

SOCS 255E • Studies in the American Mosaic. 3 Credits.

Exploration of various diversity issues within the United States, particularly as they impact personal experience, identity, relationships, and opportunity. Examination of personal values, assumptions, and perspectives as they relate to diversity and strategies for approaching diverse or conflicted settings with a biblical, peacemaking stance.
Fulfills: CAPS Goal Area 5.

THEO • Theology

THEO 341E • Gospel in Cross-Cultural Perspective. 3 Credits.

How the gospel is influenced, expressed, and experienced through social and cultural systems. Emphasis on Western and non-Western social structures in light of cultural components of the biblical witness. Skills for hearing and speaking the gospel with cultural sensitivity. Special issues: global theology, missiological concerns, contextual theology.
Fulfills: CAPS Goal Areas 5, 6. Special Notes: Enrollment is open to students with sophomore class standing and above.

THEO 441 • Christian Theology. 3 Credits.

Examination of Christian doctrine from a systematic perspective. Subjects include, but are not limited to, the triune God, the person and work of Jesus Christ (incarnation and atonement), and salvation. The unity and diversity of Christian belief will constitute the backdrop for subjects covered.
Prerequisites: CAPS General Education Category R course. Fulfills: CAPS Goal Area 6.