Elective Courses

Bible Studies Electives: Credit Hours (3 Hours each)
Contact Hours: Self-Paced

Bible Studies Electives provide an in depth study of the scriptures.  Students will examine the themes, authors, purposes of the scriptures, the life of Christ and many other Bible figures. HS1 – Book of Acts / Workbook on the Book of Acts

HS2 – Book of Romans / Workbook on the Book of Romans

HS3 – Book of I Corinthians / Workbook on the Book of I Corinthians

HS4 – Book of II Corinthians / Workbook on the Book of II Corinthians 

HS5 – Book of Galatians / Workbook on the Book of Galatians

HS6 – Book of Ephesians / Workbook on the Book of Ephesians

HS7 – Book of Philippians / Workbook on the Book of Philippians

HS8 – Book of Colossians / Workbook on the Book of Colossians

HS9 – Book of I Thessalonians / Workbook on the Book of I Thessalonians

HS10 – Book of II Thessalonians / Workbook on the Book of II Thessalonians

HS11 – Book of I Timothy / Workbook on the Book of I Timothy

HS12 – Book of II Timothy / Workbook on the Book of II Timothy

HS13 – Book of Titus / Workbook on the Book of Titus

HS14 – Book of Philemon / Workbook on the Book of Philemon

HS15 – Book of Hebrews / Workbook on the Book of Hebrews

HS16 – Book of James / Workbook on the Book of James

HS17 – Book of Jude / Workbook on the Book of Jude

HS18 – Book of Revelation / Workbook on the Revelation

HS19 – New Testament Survey/ Workbook on the New Testament

HS20 – Old Testament Survey/ Workbook on the Old Testament

ET1 – Biblical Beliefs

Christian Education:  Credit Hours (3 Hours each)  Contact Hours: Self-Paced

ET6 – Teaching Adults With Confidence

Training for those who teach the bible adults.  Includes the characteristics of adults in various stages of life, adult learning styles, this the bulls of organization, and growing in Sunday School classes.

ET7 – Teaching Children with Confidence

Training using the Frankena model for those who teach children in grades one through six.  Includes current learning concepts, understanding learning styles, and incorporating a cross-cultural curriculum.

ET8 – Teaching Youth with Confidence

Training for those who teach youth.  Includes defining the climate for learning, developmental characteristics of teens, current youth culture, and critical issues in youth ministry

ET9 – Understanding People: Ministry to All Stages of Life

A combined study of developmental issues and personal observations through the Scripture.

ET10 – Understanding Teaching: Effective Biblical Teachings For the 21st Century

A biblical understanding of teaching that provides insight into this spiritual gift through God’s Word, sharp communication skills, and accurate interaction with students.

Evangelical Studies:  Credit Hours: (3 hours each) Contact Hours:  (48Hours)  Semester: 16 weeks

108, 208 – Preacher I, II

This course presents the issues faced and mastered by a sound and effective preacher of the Word of God.  Careful time is taken to allow the student to understand the critical balance required between family time and church time.  

309 –History of Pentecostalism

An intriguing expose of the fundamental origin of the Pentecostal Movement.  Significant time is spent studying the lives and character of those individuals instrumental to the movement and the Pentecostal Assemblies of the World as an organization.

324, 424 – Hermeneutics I, II

A study of the rules for understanding the meaning of the writer of the Bible.  Includes some insight into Canonicity, exegesis, higher criticism, and lower criticism.  These and other methods are examined as tools for biblical understanding. (Highly recommended for Church Teachers and Ministers)

325, 425 – Systematic Theology I, II

This course is a follow-up to Bible Doctrines, thought it may be taken after only two semesters of doctrines.  It provides the student with the tools to examine the bible from a more logical viewpoint as opposed to the historical vantage of Biblical Theology.  The student utilizes more topical study tools.  (Highly recommended for Ministers)

326, 426 – Homiletics I, II

This course finds its foundation providing insight into the art and science of sermon development.  Special attention is given to various methods of selection and delivery of soul winning appeals.  
(Highly recommended for Ministers)

461: Ministerial Preparation

Course covers the material of several text, each of which is followed by a standard test.  Some of the material covered is The Acts of the Apostles, The PAW Minute book, You and Your Bible.  The foundation of the Apostolic Pentecostal doctrine is developed and tested.  This is the foundational course for ministerial introduction in the Pentecostal Assemblies of the World.

Languages: Credit Hours: (3 hours each)  Contact Hours:  (48Hours)  Semester: 16 weeks

103, 203, 303, 403 – French I, II, III, & IV

These courses are devoted to the elements of functional French. Some areas of considerations are grammatical usage, sentence structure and paragraph construction.  Usage of the language for witnessing and singing is also applied.

131, 231, 331, 431 – Spanish I, II, III, & IV

These courses are devoted to the elements of functional Spanish. Some areas of considerations are grammatical usage, sentence structure and paragraph construction.  Usage of the language for witnessing and singing is also applied.

151, 251, 351, 451 – Hebrew I, II, III, & IV

These courses are devoted to the elements of functional Hebrew. Some areas of considerations are grammatical usage, sentence structure and paragraph construction. Usage of the understanding glean from this course is considered key to Biblical manuscript study.

161, 261, 361, 461 – Greek I, II, III, & IV

These courses are devoted to the elements of functional Greek. The primary areas of considerations are grammatical usage, sentence structure and paragraph construction.  Usage of the understanding glean from this course is considered key to Biblical manuscript study. 

171, 271, 371, 471 – Italian I, II, III, & IV

These courses are devoted to the elements of functional Italian. Some areas of considerations are grammatical usage, sentence structure and paragraph construction.