2021 Fall A | West Coast Baptist College

2021 Fall A

*Schedule is subject to change.

Date: 
Monday, August 23, 2021 - 12:00am to Sunday, October 10, 2021 - 12:00am

AP 101—ApologeticsCredit Hours: 3

This course is designed to give the student a system of principles to defend his faith, as well as present evidences that support the authenticity of the Christian faith.

Major: Pastoral Theology Major, Church Ministries Major, Evangelism Major, Missions Major, Ministry Leadership and Administration Major, Office Administration Major, Elementary Education Major, Church Music Major, Music Education Major
Minor: Apologetics

AP 401—Contemporary TheologyCredit Hours: 3

This course provides a look at the various positions today, from fundamentalism to modernism. Special emphasis will be given to the challenges facing fundamentalism. The course will also examine the expanding influence of the charismatic movement, its push toward ecumenicalism, and the eventual one-world church.

Major: Pastoral Theology Major, Church Ministries Major, Evangelism Major, Missions Major
Minor: Apologetics

BI 101—Old Testament SurveyCredit Hours: 3

This course surveys the entire Old Testament. Special emphasis is placed on authorship, purpose, and major characters of each book. The student will develop a broad outline of each book. Passages of particular doctrinal significance will be examined and discussed.

Major: Secretarial Major, Pastoral Theology Major, Church Ministries Major, Evangelism Major, Missions Major, Ministry Leadership and Administration Major, Office Administration Major, Elementary Education Major, Secondary Education Major, Church Music Major, Music Education Major
Minor: Get Ahead

BI 211—ActsCredit Hours: 2

This course covers a history of the early church and the spread of the Gospel. The book will be outlined as the Great Commission is fulfilled in the first century. The course will look at the development of Christianity and its doctrines.

Major: Church Ministries Major, Evangelism Major, Missions Major, Office Administration Major, Pastoral Theology Major, Elementary Education Major, Music Education Major, Church Music Major

BI 212—RomansCredit Hours: 2

This course will be an expository study of both the book as well as its applications to the doctrines of the Christian life. Students will be given a general outline of the important doctrinal passages that will be discussed.

Major: Pastoral Theology Major, Church Ministries Major, Evangelism Major, Missions Major, Ministry Leadership and Administration Major, Office Administration Major, Elementary Education Major, Secondary Education Major, Church Music Major, Music Education Major

BI 231—Introduction to DispensationalismCredit Hours: 2

Dispensationalism is a theological system borne out of the literal, historical-grammatical interpretation. At its core, Dispensationalism understands that there is a distinction between Israel and the Church and understands the purpose of God in this earth to be doxological. This class will investigate the theological framework of this system, explaining its origins, and its developments. Additionally, it will present a case for declaring this system the most consistent hermeneutical tool in studying the Scriptures.

Major: Secretarial Major, Pastoral Theology Major, Church Ministries Major, Evangelism Major, Missions Major, Ministry Leadership and Administration Major, Office Administration Major, Elementary Education Major, Church Music Major, Music Education Major

MBI 502—New Testament IntroductionCredit Hours: 3

This course is an examination of the canon, text, inspiration, and interpretive data key to understanding the New Testament. Detail will be given to the authorship, date, theme, liberal criticism, secular background, and historical background of New Testament Scriptures.

Major: Master of Biblical Studies

MBI 512—Systematic TheologyCredit Hours: 3

This course will study the nature and method of Systematic Theology and the application of a proper Theological method to carefully analyze various theological options on key issues.

Major: Master of Biblical Studies

BC 102—General Principles of Biblical CounselingCredit Hours: 3

This biblical counseling course will review many of the more complicated issues of our day in light of the Scriptures. Students will be equipped to biblically counsel those individual dealing with these challenging issues.

Minor: Biblical Counseling

BC 222—Preventative Youth CounselingCredit Hours: 3

This course addresses topics pertaining to preventative counsel for teenagers and their parents and explores the most effective ways to prepare teens for the more common challenges and transitions of life. The knowledge and skills presented are most relevant for the Christian young adult but are applicable to any teen. Some of the core topics covered in this course include having a biblical perspective in life, making wise decisions, understanding God's will, and engaging in mature relationships.

Minor: Biblical Counseling, Youth

BL 301—Greek 1Credit Hours: 3

This is a concentrated introductory course of Greek grammar, vocabulary, and syntax. This course is designed to develop a working knowledge of New Testament Greek.

Major: Pastoral Theology Major, Church Ministries Major, Evangelism Major, Missions Major
Minor: Missions

MCE 501—Learning TheoriesCredit Hours: 3

This course introduces students to modern theories of learning, including an examination of the learner, the didactic process, student evaluation, and the teacher-student relationship in the school environment.

Major: Master of Christian Education

MCE 510—Practices of Classroom PrinciplesCredit Hours: 3

This course will introduce students to problems related to classroom management, student motivation, and discipline.

Major: Master of Christian Education

MCE 512—Leadership, Organization, and AdministrationCredit Hours: 3

This course offers an analysis of administrative behavior and organizational patterns within Christian education. Basic factors and fundamentals for successful administrations will be examined.

Major: Master of Christian Education

EN 101—Grammar and Composition 1Credit Hours: 3

This course teaches English grammar and foundational writing concepts on a college level. Because clear writing is developed through good English basics, this class aids the student in development of clear writing and grammar skills that will be further developed in EN 102.

Major: Church Ministries Major, Evangelism Major, Ministry Leadership and Administration Major, Missions Major, Office Administration Major, Pastoral Theology Major, Secretarial Major, Elementary Education Major, Secondary Education Major, Church Music Major, Music Education Major
Minor: English

EV 210—History of RevivalsCredit Hours: 3

This course will study the periods of revival that have taken place in American history from the landing of the Pilgrims at Plymouth through the present. The Great Awakenings, the frontier revivals and camp meetings, and the "Prayer Meeting" revival of the middle 1800s will be studied in detail, along with the men who had a part in them. Concentration will be placed on the surprising work that God did during these times rather than on any specific methods or styles of preaching.

Major: Evangelism Major

MRW 501—Research and WritingCredit Hours: 3

This course is designed to equip the student with the ability to research, write, and format (Turabian) a masters’ level argumentative research paper. This course is intended to prepare students for writing assignments required in all concentrations within the MRE program. This course covers the research process, how to use the library resources, other research databases. Additionally, time will be given to the development of an argument along with basic writing and revision techniques.

Major: Master of Biblical Studies, Master of Christian Education

MI 201—Philosophy of MissionsCredit Hours: 2

This course is designed to give the student a philosophy of missions patterned after the biblical model. Special emphasis will be given to the relationship between the local church and the missionary. It will prepare the student to develop an effective philosophy of missions as a pastor or missionary.

Major: Missions Major
Minor: Missions

DPT 102—Practical Theology Credit Hours: 2

This course is taught by Dr. Paul Chappell to equip young men for the work of the ministry. Students will gain practical insights on church planting, servant leadership, staff training, and administration of local church work.

Major: Pastoral Theology Major, Church Ministries Major, Evangelism Major, Missions Major

OR 101—Principles of Christian LivingCredit Hours: 2

This course is a class required for all freshmen as they enter school. It teaches students skills regarding study habits, character, library and reading skills, personal devotions, Bible memorization, and prayer. It is designed to help the student adjust from high school to college life here at West Coast.

Major: Secretarial Major, Pastoral Theology Major, Church Ministries Major, Evangelism Major, Missions Major, Ministry Leadership and Administration Major, Office Administration Major, Elementary Education Major, Secondary Education Major, Church Music Major

PT 111—Personal EvangelismCredit Hours: 2

This course is designed to help the individual student be an effective witness for the Lord. Instruction will be given on how to reach the lost with the Gospel. Students will be required to memorize key verses for bringing sinners to Christ and giving them biblical assurance of salvation. Every student must participate in the TEAM soulwinning program of Lancaster Baptist Church.

Major: Church Ministries Major, Evangelism Major, Ministry Leadership and Administration Major, Missions Major, Office Administration Major, Pastoral Theology Major, Secretarial Major, Elementary Education Major, Secondary Education Major, Church Music Major, Music Education Major

PT 311—Christian Marriage and HomeCredit Hours: 2

This course provides the student with the biblical ingredients to a godly marriage and family. It will attempt to provide the student with the discernment needed to be able to provide a biblical balance in his family life and ministry.

Major: Secretarial Major, Pastoral Theology Major, Church Ministries Major, Evangelism Major, Missions Major, Office Administration Major, Elementary Education Major, Secondary Education Major, Church Music Major, Music Education Major

PT 321—Homiletics 1Credit Hours: 2

This course provides the basic tools required to prepare, organize, and communicate effectively the Word of God. Each student will be given the opportunity to practice delivering sermons in the classroom.

Major: Pastoral Theology Major, Church Ministries Major, Evangelism Major, Missions Major

PT 511—Servant LeadershipCredit Hours: 3

This graduate level course explores the philosophy of leadership commonly referred to as “servant leadership.” Students will explore both the academic and practial levels of leadership as well as understanding the foundational principle of humanity as was modeled by our Saviour.

Major: Master of Biblical Studies, Master of Christian Education

VA 102—Design TechnologyCredit Hours: 2

Students will learn to use Adobe Photoshop and digital imaging techniques for compositing and stylistic manipulation when integrating imagery into a larger design aesthetic. Emphasis will be placed upon establishing page layout, graphics manipulation, and pre-press skills. Projects will be given to reinforce the use of application features and equip the student to effectively use these technologies in design and in preparation for other media courses. Prerequisite: None

Major: Visual Arts Major, Ministry Leadership and Administration Major, Office Administration Major
Minor: Graphic Design, Visual Productions, Web Development