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Academic Structure

How the Structure Works

Through the West Coast Baptist College undergraduate program, students earn a Bachelor of Religious Education degree. The academic structure allows you to  choose both an area of concentration, and an area of emphasis to help you prepare for your future.

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Academic Courses

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Our Team

The Administration of West Coast Baptist College is committed to a hands-on approach to the everyday life of the students. Every member of the Administration is involved in teaching on a daily basis in the classroom and mentoring outside the classroom through the activities of student life.

Dr. Paul Chappell

Founder and President

Pastor Paul Chappell was called to Lancaster Baptist Church in 1986 by twelve members...

Dr. John Goetsch

Executive Vice President

Dr. John Goetsch was born and raised on a dairy farm near Watertown, Wisconsin and was...

Dr. Mark Rasmussen

Vice President

Dr. Mark Rasmussen has been teaching on the college level for the past thirty years....

Dr. Jim Schettler

Vice President/Dean of Students

Dr. Jim Schettler is the Vice President of Student Affairs at West Coast Baptist...

Bible Concentrations

  • The pastoral concentration is for men only and includes not only a thorough Bible...
  • The church ministries concentration prepares men and ladies for a variety of...

  • For men only, this concentration will equip the student for full-time itinerant...

  • A concentration in missions includes courses in philosophy, practices, methods,...

  • This concentration is for men and women who feel called to serve, but not...

  • The one year Bible certificate is designed for those students who are not certain...

  • The Office Administration concentration is designed to enhance the learning...

  • This two year associates’ program is designed to prepare ladies for ministry in a...

Education Concentrations

  • Christian education is essential to the fulfillment of Christ’s commission to the...

  • Christian education begins long before the Christian school. Recognizing the...

  • A student with a Secondary Education concentration will choose two Proficiencies...

Music Concentrations

  • This concentration includes study in general musicianship, philosophy of church...

  • This concentration includes study in general musicianship, philosophy of church...

Masters Degree Program

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