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Disabilities and Giftedness — PSYC370

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11/3/20 - 12/8/20
Anderson Center - online course
1/5/21 - 2/2/21
Anderson Center - online course

Focus on the development of individuals with disabilities and giftedness from a lifespan perspective. Identification of cognitive, physical, emotional, and sociocultural variables impacting the development of the individual. Critical analysis of psychosocial educational interventions. PQ: PSYC100, PSYC340. FF: CAPS Goal Area 2.

Number of credits: 3

Academic Research and Writing — ENGL225R

View course dates and descriptions
9/29/20 - 10/27/20
Main Campus - online course
11/3/20 - 12/8/20
Main Campus - online course
3/16/21 - 4/13/21
Main Campus - online course
3/16/21 - 4/13/21
Tuesdays from 6 - 10pm
Main Campus
4/20/21 - 5/18/21
Main Campus - online course
7/13/21 - 8/10/21
Main Campus - online course

Development of core academic skills in research and writing. Critical evaluation of rhetorical persuasion, forming and answering research questions, testing theses through consultation of scholarly sources, and formal documentation of research sources. PQ: ENGL130 FF: CAPS Goal Area 1, General Education Category R.

Number of credits: 3

Advanced Psychopathology — PSYC430

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5/25/21 - 6/29/21
Anderson Center - online course

Analysis of issues pertaining to the nature and occurrence of psychological disorders, including classification, cultural context, developmental considerations, etiology, and treatment. Critical evaluation of contemporary theory and research, including conceptualizations, methodologies, and statistical approaches. Comparison of the perspectives of those affected by mental illness with one?s own perspectives. PQ: PSYC100, PSYC410H. FF: CAPS Goal Area 5.

Number of credits: 3

Advocacy and Social Change — HUSE320

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11/3/20 - 12/8/20
Anderson Center - online course
5/25/21 - 6/29/21
Anderson Center - online course

Address the ways advocacy can take place and steps needed to achieve change in families and communities. Address reconciliation as a component of change and understand the role of policy in change. SP: Enrollment is open to students with sophomore standing and above.

Number of credits: 3

Applied Ethical Decisions in Life and Business — BUSN425H

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4/22/21 - 5/20/21
Thursdays from 6 - 10pm
Anderson Center
5/25/21 - 6/22/21
Anderson Center - online course

Application of business ethical theories to ethical dilemmas. Analysis of diverse perspectives regarding the basis for an ethical organization. Formulation of theoretically-based, ethical responses to a variety of ethical dilemmas. Examination of the influences that ethics and faith have on personal and professional decisions. Improvement of skills in presenting, developing, and supporting an ethical position both verbally and through writing. PQ: 3 courses from BUSN301, BUSN302, BUSN308, BUSN310, BUSN320, BUSN323, MATH301, MIST320. FF: CAPS Goal Area 6 General Education Category H.

Number of credits: 3

Basic Communication Skills — COMM160

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5/25/21 - 6/29/21
Main Campus - online course
5/25/21 - 6/29/21
Tuesdays from 6 - 10pm
Main Campus

An examination of the fundamentals of the human communication process. Emphasis on communication in these areas: interpersonal, small group, public speaking and computer mediated. Concentration on how meaning is created, communicated, and transformed within personal, professional, and global contexts. FF: CAPS Goal Area 1.

Number of credits: 3

Business Analytics — BUSN315

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1/6/21 - 2/3/21
Wednesdays from 6 - 10pm
Anderson Center
3/16/21 - 4/13/21
Anderson Center - online course
7/13/21 - 8/10/21
Anderson Center - online course

Execution of the business analytics process. Measuring of uncertainty using statistical analysis tools. Summarizing of data using methods of descriptive statistics. Application of predictive analytics tools. Development of competency in software used in the field of business analytics. Articulation of ethical issues in business analytics from a Christian or personal perspective. PQ: MATH301 and MIST320 FF: CAPS Goal Area 4 SP: Enrollment is open to sophomore class standing and above.

Number of credits: 3

Business Law — BUSN430

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11/3/20 - 12/8/20
Anderson Center - online course
11/3/20 - 12/8/20
Anderson Center - online course
4/20/21 - 5/18/21
Anderson Center - online course

An introduction to the legal aspects and general structure of business dealings. Analysis of the relationships between contract law, law of sales, and consumer law. Exploration of the major types of business organizations, including sole proprietorships, partnerships, corporations, and limited liability companies, operating within the socio-economic arena of the marketplace. Evaluation of how advances in technology impact intellectual property, contract law, criminal law, and tort law. Exploration of ethical problems found in the legal and regulatory environment through the lens of a Christian or personal worldview. PQ: 3 courses from BUSN301, BUSN302, BUSN308, BUSN310, BUSN320, BUSN323, MATH301 & MIST320. FF: CAPS Goal Area 5.

Number of credits: 3

Business Mathematics and Statistics — MATH301

View course dates and descriptions
11/3/20 - 12/8/20
Anderson Center - online course
1/5/21 - 2/2/21
Anderson Center - online course
4/21/21 - 5/19/21
Wednesdays from 6 - 10pm
Anderson Center
7/13/21 - 8/10/21
Anderson Center - online course

Study of mathematically based procedures, including analytical procedures, decision-making models, and statistics. PQ: MIST320 FF: CAPS Goal Area 4. SP: Completion of a 100 or 200-level statistics course is recommended, but not required.

Number of credits: 3

Business Problem Solving — BUSN200

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3/16/21 - 4/13/21
Main Campus - online course

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. FF: CAPS Goal Area 4.

Number of credits: 3

Christian Theology — THEO441

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11/3/20 - 12/8/20
Main Campus - online course
5/27/21 - 7/1/21
Thursdays from 6:30 - 8:30pm
Main Campus - online course

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. PQ: CAPS General Education Category R course. FF: CAPS Goal Area 6.

Number of credits: 3

Conflict Management and the Social Scientific Perspective — SOCS170

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3/16/21 - 4/13/21
Main Campus - online course

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. FF: CAPS Goal Area 5.

Number of credits: 3

Counseling Microskills — HUSE445

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2/9/21 - 3/9/21
Anderson Center - online course
7/13/21 - 8/10/21
Anderson Center - online course

An examination of effective counseling skills that combines theoretical understanding and hands-on practice of essential microskills. Engagement in development of ?self of the therapist? through reflective practice and observation of self and others. FF: CAPS Goal Area 5.

Number of credits: 3

Dynamics of Interpersonal Relationships — HUSE410

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1/5/21 - 2/2/21
Anderson Center - online course
4/22/21 - 5/20/21
Thursdays from 6:30 - 8:30pm
Anderson Center - online course
7/13/21 - 8/10/21
Anderson Center - online course

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

Number of credits: 3

Environmental Studies — NASC275

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9/29/20 - 10/27/20
Main Campus - online course
9/29/20 - 10/27/20
Main Campus - online course
9/29/20 - 10/27/20
MCA - online course
7/13/21 - 8/10/21
Main Campus - online course

Examination of how science, engineering, and economics work together to address and solve environmental problems. Exploration of 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. FF: CAPS Goal Area 3.

Number of credits: 3

Family Perspectives — HUSE300

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11/3/20 - 12/8/20
Anderson Center - online course
4/20/21 - 5/18/21
Anderson Center - online course

Analysis of sociological, psychological, and theological perspectives on family relationships, with special attention given to understanding families as systems. Identification and personal evaluation of assumptions about families and to examination of one?s own family-of-origin experiences. Introduction to the history of human services. FF: CAPS Goal Area 5. SP: Enrollment is open to students with sophomore class standing and above.

Number of credits: 3

Family Social Policy — HUSE405

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11/3/20 - 12/8/20
Anderson Center - online course
4/20/21 - 5/18/21
Anderson Center - online course
4/20/21 - 5/18/21
Tuesdays from 5:30 - 9:30pm
Anderson Center

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. FF: CAPS Goal Area 5. SP: Concurrent registration with HUSE400 recommended.

Number of credits: 3

Financial Accounting for Managers — ACCT400

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11/3/20 - 12/8/20
Anderson Center - online course
2/10/21 - 3/10/21
Wednesdays from 6 - 10pm
Anderson Center
7/13/21 - 8/10/21
Anderson Center - online course

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. PQ: MIST320 (or NURS410 for SCLA students only), 2 courses from BUSN301, BUSN302, BUSN308, BUSN310, BUSN320, BUSN323, & MATH301.

Number of credits: 3

Financial Management — FINA400

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9/29/20 - 10/27/20
Anderson Center - online course
11/3/20 - 12/8/20
Anderson Center - online course
11/3/20 - 12/8/20
Anderson Center - online course
2/9/21 - 3/9/21
Anderson Center - online course
5/26/21 - 6/23/21
Wednesdays from 6 - 10pm
Anderson Center

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. PQ: ACCT 400, MIST 320 and 1 course from BUSN 301, BUSN 302, BUSN 308, BUSN 310, BUSN 320, BUSN 323, MATH 301.

Number of credits: 3

Foundations for Christian Ministry — CHMN300

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1/5/21 - 2/2/21
Main Campus - online course

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. FF: CAPS Goal Area 6. SP: Enrollment is open to students with sophomore class standing and above.

Number of credits: 3

Foundations of Business Management — BUSN301

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11/3/20 - 12/8/20
Anderson Center - online course
2/9/21 - 3/9/21
Tuesdays from 6 - 10pm
Anderson Center
3/16/21 - 4/13/21
Anderson Center - online course
5/25/21 - 6/22/21
Anderson Center - online course

Analysis of key managerial functions, management and leadership in a business environment. Identification of the global, political, legal, sociocultural and demographic environments of business. Explanation of how mental, emotional, and spiritual characteristics result in purposeful leadership and management. Application of theories of organizational behavior to management and leadership in a business environment. Application of management decision making models in a business environment.

Number of credits: 3

Foundations of Mathematics — MATH080

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1/5/21 - 2/2/21
Main Campus - online course
1/5/21 - 2/2/21
Tuesdays from 6 - 10pm
Main Campus
7/13/21 - 8/10/21
Main Campus - online course
7/13/21 - 8/10/21
Tuesdays from 6 - 10pm
Main Campus - online course

Preparation for college-level math courses. Developmental math topics include percent, decimals, fractions, solving basic algebraic equations, exponents, calculating values using a formula, and measurement. Utilization of spreadsheets to perform basic arithmetic calculations. GE: Graded on an S/U basis. SP: Credits do not apply to certificate, degree, or license programs.

Number of credits: 3

Foundations of Reading and Writing I — ENGL029

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9/29/20 - 10/27/20
Main Campus - online course
3/16/21 - 4/13/21
Main Campus - online course
3/16/21 - 4/13/21
Tuesdays from 6 - 10pm
Main Campus

Preparation for college-level courses in reading and writing. Effective reading strategies and online literacy skills. Analysis of different types of text using reading and writing strategies. GE: Graded on an S/U basis. SP: Appropriate placement assessment score required for enrollment. Credits do not apply to certificate, degree, or license programs.

Number of credits: 3

Foundations of Reading and Writing II — ENGL030

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11/3/20 - 12/8/20
Main Campus - online course
4/20/21 - 5/18/21
Main Campus - online course
4/20/21 - 5/18/21
Tuesdays from 6 - 10pm
Main Campus

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 ENGL029. PQ: ENGL029. GE: Graded on an S/U basis. SP: Credits do not apply to certificate, degree, or license programs.

Number of credits: 3

History of Psychology — PSYC360

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11/3/20 - 12/8/20
Anderson Center - online course

Historical roots of contemporary psychology. Focus is on the influence of historical trends, people, and events including evolution of psychological questions, enduring conflicts, constructs, methods, and issues. Explain major perspectives of psychology. Compare and contrast them with faith perspectives. PQ: PSYC100. FF: CAPS Goal Area 5.

Number of credits: 3

Human Resource Management — BUSN302

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9/29/20 - 10/27/20
Anderson Center - online course
9/29/20 - 10/29/20
Anderson Center - online course
3/16/21 - 4/13/21
Anderson Center - online course
7/13/21 - 8/10/21
Tuesdays from 6 - 10pm
Anderson Center
7/13/21 - 8/10/21
Anderson Center - online course

Analysis of the changing nature of Human Resource Management. Identification of the laws of employment practice. Application of the recruitment and selection process. Analysis of how organizations link compensation and performance management. Assessment of the training methods for managing talent, improving employee performance, and integrating culture and diversity. Identification of negotiating strategies. Analysis of the ethical issues faced by Human Resource Management professionals from a Christian or personal perspective.

Number of credits: 3

Individual and Family Development Over the Life Cycle — HUSE305

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9/29/20 - 10/27/20
Anderson Center - online course
3/16/21 - 4/13/21
Anderson Center - online course

Identification of the various stages of life from conception to death. Examination of the perspectives of various developmental theorists and their role in historical, contemporary, and controversial issues. Analysis of the biosocial, cognitive, and psychosocial domains and their contribution to human development while maintaining a focus on individual differences. PQ: PSYC100 FF: CAPS Goal Area 5. SP: Concurrent registration in PSYC335 recommended. Enrollment is open to students with sophomore class standing and above. Crosslisted with PSYC305.

Number of credits: 3

Information and Organizations — BUSN285

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11/3/20 - 12/8/20
Main Campus - online course
11/3/20 - 12/8/20
MCA - online course

Examination of both information and information systems including their use in making knowledge based decisions and analyzing strategic organizational goals. Identification of quality information that is required for organizations, as well as applicable ways to store, organize, and retrieve this information in a secure way. Consideration and discussion around the ethical issues and policies organizations face. FF: CAPS Goal Area 3.

Number of credits: 3

Intercultural Business Comm. — BUSN330

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3/16/21 - 4/13/21
Anderson Center - online course

Explanation of how cultural differences affect business strategy and relationships. Exploration of the primary differences, benefits and challenges of communication practices of different cultures. Comparisons of communication styles between cultures. Comparison of one?s individual culture to other cultures FF: CAPS Goal Area 1

Number of credits: 3

Intro to Computer Applications — COMM115

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2/9/21 - 3/9/21
Main Campus - online course

Introduction to descriptive, correlational, non-parametric, and inferential statistics and the use of research and statistics in society. Perform and interpret statistical analyses. Understand statistical analyses in published research articles.

Number of credits: 1

Introduction to Business — BUSN104

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4/20/21 - 5/18/21
Main Campus - online course

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. FF: CAPS Goal Area 2.

Number of credits: 3

Introduction to Psychology — PSYC100

View course dates and descriptions
9/29/20 - 10/27/20
Anderson Center - online course
2/9/21 - 3/2/21
Anderson Center - online course
5/25/21 - 6/29/21
Anderson Center - online course

Methods, theories, and principal findings of psychological investigation.

Number of credits: 3

Introduction to Statistics — PSYC335

View course dates and descriptions
2/9/21 - 4/13/21
Anderson Center - online course
3/16/21 - 5/18/21
Anderson Center - online course
6/1/21 - 8/10/21
Anderson Center - online course

Introduction to descriptive, correlational, non-parametric, and inferential statistics and the use of research and statistics in society. Perform and interpret statistical analyses. Understand statistical analyses in published research articles. FF: CAPS Goal Area 4. SP: Enrollment is open to students with sophomore class standing and above.

Number of credits: 3

Leadership Communication — ORGL350

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3/17/21 - 4/14/21
Wednesdays from 5:30 - 9:30pm
Anderson Center

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. FF: CAPS Goal Area 1. SP: Enrollment is open to students with sophomore class standing and above.

Number of credits: 3

Leadership and Adult Development — ORGL310

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9/29/20 - 10/27/20
Anderson Center - online course
3/16/21 - 4/13/21
Anderson Center - online course

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. SP: Enrollment is open to students with sophomore class standing and above.

Number of credits: 3

Leading and Managing in Human Services Organizations — HUSE330

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1/5/21 - 2/2/21
Anderson Center - online course
5/25/21 - 6/29/21
Anderson Center - online course

Introduction to grants, financial management and funding in a non profit organization. Development of effective relational skills and personal leadership approach. Analysis of professional development and practices in leadership from a personal worldview. SP: Enrollment is open to students with sophomore standing and above.

Number of credits: 3

Leading in the Digital Age — ORGL370

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11/3/20 - 12/8/20
Anderson Center - online course
5/26/21 - 6/30/21
Wednesdays from 5:30 - 9:30pm
Anderson Center

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. FF: CAPS Goal Area 2. SP: Enrollment is open to students with sophomore class standing and above.

Number of credits: 3

Lifespan Development — PSYC305

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9/29/20 - 10/27/20
Anderson Center - online course
3/16/21 - 4/13/21
Anderson Center - online course

Identification of the various stages of life from conception to death. Examination of the perspectives of various developmental theorists and their role in historical, contemporary, and controversial issues. Analysis of the biosocial, cognitive, and psychosocial domains and their contribution to human development while maintaining a focus on individual differences. PQ: PSYC100. FF: CAPS Goal Area 5. SP: Enrollment is open to students with sophomore class standing and above. Cross-listed with HUSE305.

Number of credits: 3

Management Information Systems — MIST320

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11/3/20 - 12/8/20
Anderson Center - online course
2/9/21 - 3/9/21
Anderson Center - online course
3/16/21 - 4/13/21
Tuesdays from 6 - 10pm
Anderson Center
5/25/21 - 6/29/21
Anderson Center - online course

Study of management information systems and various enterprise information system types. Explanation of security risks associated with information management systems. Application of Systems Development Lifecycle to real-world information management systems. Communication of business information through data and visualization. Examination of ethical issues in information management from a Christian or personal perspective. FF: CAPS Goal Area 3 SP: Enrollment is open to students with sophomore class standing and above.

Number of credits: 3

Marketing Fundamentals — BUSN323

View course dates and descriptions
9/29/20 - 10/27/20
Anderson Center - online course
4/20/21 - 5/18/21
Anderson Center - online course
5/25/21 - 6/22/21
Tuesdays from 6 - 10pm
Anderson Center

Identification of the key elements of marketing including social media tools that influence marketing strategy. Application of the processes for analyzing, segmenting, pricing, branding and targeting customers in both consumer and business markets. Explanation of product development, the product life cycle, new products and line extensions. Description of promotional tactics and their influences on the marketing mix. Discussion of ethics and social responsibility in marketing from a Christian or personal perspective.

Number of credits: 3

Mathematics in Real Life — MATH180

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11/3/20 - 12/8/20
Main Campus - online course
11/3/20 - 12/8/20
Main Campus - online course
4/20/21 - 5/18/21
Main Campus - online course

Intermediate-level study of college liberal arts mathematics: financial mathematics, mathematical models of growth, statistics and probabilities. Emphasis on application of quantitative reasoning, analytical thinking, and problem-solving methods to real-life problems. FF: CAPS Goal Area 4.

Number of credits: 3

Ministry Practicum — CHMN481

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1/4/21 - 5/23/21
Main Campus

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. GE: Graded on an S/U basis.

Number of credits: 3

Motivation and Emotion — PSYC380

View course dates and descriptions
9/29/20 - 10/27/20
Anderson Center - online course
2/9/21 - 3/9/21
Anderson Center - online course
4/20/21 - 5/18/21
Anderson Center - online course

Explain how biological, environmental, cognitive, emotional, and personal systems interact to initiate and direct human behavior. Evaluate how experimental psychologists study emotional and motivational systems. Identify connections between personal faith and/or beliefs, motivation, and emotion.. PQ: PSYC100, PSYC335. FF: CAPS Goal Area 5.

Number of credits: 3

Operations and Supply Chain Management — BUSN401

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1/5/21 - 2/2/21
Anderson Center - online course
3/18/21 - 4/15/21
Thursdays from 6 - 10pm
Anderson Center

Exploration of the major components of supply chain systems and tools. Recommendation of improvements in supply chain based on customer requirements. Application of quality concepts and business process improvements to operations and supply chains. Identification of elements needed for successful global supply chain integration. PQ: 2 courses from BUSN301, BUSN302, BUSN308, BUSN310, BUSN320, BUSN323, MATH301, MIST320.

Number of credits: 3

Organizational Behavior — ORGL345

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11/3/20 - 12/8/20
Anderson Center - online course
7/13/21 - 8/10/21
Anderson Center - online course

Exploration of how organizational behaviors and cultures are shaped and formed while considering emerging social trends. Examination of the roles of both leadership and followership as individuals, groups, and organizations as a whole. Reflection on personal competencies, foundational beliefs, and assumptions of leadership and their influence on organizational culture, conflict, and change.

Number of credits: 3

Personal Financial Literacy — BUSN115

View course dates and descriptions
10/27/20 - 12/15/20
Anderson Center - online course
1/5/21 - 2/2/21
Main Campus - online course
5/25/21 - 6/29/21
Main Campus - online course

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. FF: CAPS Goal Area 4.

Number of credits: 3

Personal Mission and Leadership Development — ORGL120

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3/16/21 - 4/13/21
Main Campus - online course
7/13/21 - 8/10/21
Main Campus - online course

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. FF: CAPS Goal Area 2.

Number of credits: 3

Personal Spiritual Formation — CHMN320

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10/1/20 - 10/29/20
Thursdays from 6:30 - 8:30pm
Main Campus - online course
2/9/21 - 3/9/21
Main Campus - online course

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. FF: CAPS Goal Area 6. SP: Enrollment is open to students with sophomore class standing and above.

Number of credits: 3

Physical Wellness — HEPE260

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1/26/21 - 3/16/21
MCA - online course
3/23/21 - 5/18/21
MCA - online course
4/20/21 - 5/18/21
Main Campus - online course
4/20/21 - 5/18/21
Tuesdays from 6 - 10pm
Main Campus

Synthesis of current evidence-based knowledge empowering healthy decisions around nutrition, fitness, emotional, and spiritual well-being. Identification of patterns of stress reduction through spiritual and physical health. Explanation of biological processes in the body. Analysis of the influence of culture, media, technology, and other factors on health. FF: CAPS Goal Area 3.

Number of credits: 3

Principles of Counseling and Psychotherapy — PSYC410H

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2/9/21 - 3/9/21
Anderson Center - online course
7/13/21 - 8/10/21
Anderson Center - online course

Introduction of major therapy systems, basic counseling techniques, and current ethical issues facing the counseling professions. Analysis of the systems, techniques, and issues from faith-based and secular perspectives. PQ: PSYC100, PSYC340. FF: CAPS Goal Area 6, General Education Category H.

Number of credits: 3

Principles of Leading and Managing — ORGL400

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2/9/21 - 3/9/21
Anderson Center - online course

Introduction to management principles and the leadership practices that support them. Evaluation of basic leadership models and individual management practices within an organization, and assessment of deep personal commitments that can impact leadership practices. Integration of research, best practice, and developmental self-awareness into a personal leadership and management plan.

Number of credits: 3

Professional Project Management — BUSN320

View course dates and descriptions
9/29/20 - 10/27/20
Anderson Center - online course
9/29/20 - 10/27/20
Anderson Center - online course
1/6/21 - 2/3/21
Wednesdays from 6 - 10pm
Anderson Center
3/16/21 - 4/13/21
Anderson Center - online course

Introduction to the functional areas 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.

Number of credits: 3

Research Methods — HUSE400

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3/16/21 - 4/13/21
Anderson Center - online course

Analysis of standard research methods and designs in psychology. Understanding of empirical research and ethical practices with human subjects from various backgrounds. Evaluation and critique of published research. PQ: PSYC335. FF: CAPS Goal Area 2 and CAPS Goal Area 5. SP: Concurrent registration with HUSE405 recommended. Cross-listed with PSYC400.

Number of credits: 3

Research Methods — PSYC400

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3/16/21 - 4/13/21
Anderson Center - online course

Analysis of standard research methods and designs in psychology. Understanding of empirical research and ethical practices with human subjects from various backgrounds. Evaluation and critique of published research. PQ: PSYC 100, PSYC335. FF: CAPS Goal Areas 2, 5.

Number of credits: 3

Research Writing for Christian Ministry — CHMN350R

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11/5/20 - 12/10/20
Thursdays from 6:30 - 8:30pm
Main Campus - online course
3/16/21 - 4/13/21
Main Campus - online course

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. FF: CAPS Goal Area 1, General Education Category R; CAPS Goal Area 6. SP: Enrollment is open to students with sophomore class standing and above.

Number of credits: 3

Responding to the Arts — ARTC150

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11/3/20 - 12/8/20
Main Campus - online course
1/25/21 - 5/23/21
Tuesdays from 1:35 - 3:10pm
MCA
1/25/21 - 5/23/21
Tuesdays from 10:10am - 11:45am
MCA
4/20/21 - 5/18/21
Main Campus - online course
4/20/21 - 5/18/21
Tuesdays from 6 - 10pm
Main Campus

Cultivation of critical reading and writing skills through examination of artistic ?texts? from a variety of genres: literature, drama, cinema, music, or the visual arts. Discernment of rich dimensions of the texts--technique, genre, social-historical context?and reflect on their spiritual signification. FF: CAPS Goal Area 6.

Number of credits: 3

Scholarly Research and Writing for Organizational Leadership — ORGL340R

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1/5/21 - 2/2/21
Anderson Center - online course
4/20/21 - 5/18/21
Anderson Center - online course

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. FF: CAPS Goal Area 1, General Education Category R. SP: Enrollment is open to students with sophomore class standing and above.

Number of credits: 3

Significance of the New Testament — BIBL442

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9/29/20 - 10/27/20
Main Campus - online course
3/18/21 - 4/15/21
Thursdays from 6:30 - 8:30pm
Main Campus - online course

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. PQ: BIBL360, CHMN350R FF: CAPS Goal Area 6.

Number of credits: 3

Significance of the Old Testament — BIBL441

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2/11/21 - 3/11/21
Thursdays from 6:30 - 8:30pm
Main Campus - online course

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. PQ: BIBL360, CHMN350R FF: CAPS Goal Area 6.

Number of credits: 3

Social Inequality — HUSE386

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4/20/21 - 5/18/21
Anderson Center - online course
7/13/21 - 8/10/21
Anderson Center - online course

Focus on social inequality in human societies, with particular reference to the United States. Exploration of the origins, evolution, legitimation, and consequences of social inequality. Emphasis 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. FF: CAPS Goal Area 5. SP: Enrollment is open to students with sophomore class standing and above.

Number of credits: 3

Spiritual Quest — CHMN140

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9/29/20 - 10/27/20
Main Campus - online course
7/13/21 - 8/10/21
Main Campus - online course
7/13/21 - 8/10/21
Tuesdays from 6 - 10pm
Main Campus

An exploration of the spiritual dimension of human life. Assessment of spirituality and application of personal spiritual development through vocational productivity, relationships and success. The role of spirituality and personal wellbeing in goal setting. FF: CAPS Goal Area 6.

Number of credits: 3

Studies in the American Mosaic — SOCS255

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5/25/21 - 6/29/21
Main Campus - online course

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. FF: CAPS Goal Area 5.

Number of credits: 3

Succeeding in College — SOCS110

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2/9/21 - 3/9/21
Main Campus - online course
2/9/21 - 3/9/21
Tuesdays from 6 - 10pm
Main Campus
5/25/21 - 6/29/21
Main Campus - online course
5/25/21 - 6/29/21
Tuesdays from 6 - 10pm
Main Campus

Introduction to Bethel's Christian liberal arts education, institutional tools and resources, core strategies and techniques for effective studying and writing. Balance between personal, professional, and spiritual well-being. FF: CAPS Goal Area 2.

Number of credits: 3

Successful Writing — ENGL130

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2/9/21 - 3/9/21
Main Campus - online course
2/9/21 - 3/9/21
Tuesdays from 6 - 10pm
Main Campus

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). FF: CAPS Goal Area 1.

Number of credits: 3

Survey of Microeconomics and Macroeconomics — BUSN405

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9/29/20 - 10/27/20
Anderson Center - online course
2/11/21 - 3/11/21
Thursdays from 6 - 10pm
Anderson Center
5/25/21 - 6/22/21
Anderson Center - online course

Explores economic theories and tools and how they are applied to business. Investigates principles and concepts of microeconomics and macroeconomics. PQ: MATH301, MIST320. FF: CAPS Goal Area 5.

Number of credits: 3

The Bible in Real Life — BIBL230

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2/9/21 - 3/9/21
Main Campus - online course

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. FF: CAPS Goal Area 6.

Number of credits: 3

The Relational Leader — ORGL101

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11/3/20 - 12/8/20
Main Campus - online course

Identification, interpretation, and analysis of effective leadership and followership styles, perceptions, and abilities. Development of self-understanding in relation to both personal leadership and personal followership skill and style. Application of a biblical perspective to leadership and followership opportunities. FF: CAPS Goal Area 5.

Number of credits: 3

Theories of Organizations and Leadership — ORGL330

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2/10/21 - 3/10/21
Wednesdays from 5:30 - 9:30pm
Anderson Center
5/25/21 - 6/29/21
Anderson Center - online course

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. FF: CAPS Goal Areas 2, 5. SP: Enrollment is open to students with sophomore class standing and above.

Number of credits: 3

U.S. History in Dialogue with the Present — HIST250

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10/27/20 - 12/15/20
Anderson Center - online course

Examination of selected historical events using both primary and secondary sources. Development of connections between historical events with larger social, economical, and political trends and developments. Recognition of multiple perspectives when investigating historical questions as well as the influence these viewpoints have on both current developments and future challenges. Consideration of personal faith while exploring history?s significance. FF: CAPS Goal Area 5.

Number of credits: 3

Workplace Communication — BUSN210

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1/5/21 - 2/2/21
Main Campus - online course
1/5/21 - 2/2/21
MCA - online course

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. FF: CAPS Goal Area 1.

Number of credits: 3

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