2021 Fall B | West Coast Baptist College

2021 Fall B

Classes for Lifetime Learning: 
Biblical Counseling and Advanced Topics

*Schedule is subject to change.

Date: 
Monday, October 11, 2021 - 12:00am to Sunday, November 28, 2021 - 12:00am

AP 313—Introduction to PhilosophyCredit Hours: 2

This course will introduce students to the basics of philosophy. Students will also be introduced to the writings of Western philosophers within the context of learning how to defend the Christian faith.

Minor: Apologetics

AP 402—Biblical EthicsCredit Hours: 2

This course looks at what the Bible says regarding ethical issues in society and ministry today, as well as proper manners and etiquette. The student will be required to evaluate the teachings of Scripture with a look at various methods of ministry. Special emphasis will be placed on the character and ethical responsibilities toward church leadership, members, politics, society, and other churches.

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

AP 403—LogicCredit Hours: 2

This course equips students to discern between good and bad arguments. Several major systems of logic will be studied, including categorical, truth-functional, and informal.

Minor: Apologetics

BI 102—New Testament SurveyCredit Hours: 3

This course surveys the entire New Testament. Special emphasis is placed on authorship, date, and purpose of each book. The student will develop a broad outline for each book. The course will examine the background and content of each book.

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 201—Life of ChristCredit Hours: 3

This course is an in-depth look at the harmonizing of the Gospels. It looks at the major chronological periods in the life of our Lord. The Lord's life and teachings will be examined with special emphasis on the crucifixion week.

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 291—Methodical Bible StudiesCredit Hours: 2

This course will help the student develop sound Bible study methods. It will operate on the premise that the interpretation of Scripture is best understood by other Scripture. The student will learn a method to follow in the process of Bible study. The student will also be involved with hands-on projects applying each step in the process of Bible study.

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

BI 311—Daniel & RevelationCredit Hours: 3

This course will take a look at the principles for living given in the book of Daniel. A study will be made of the prophecies of Daniel and the book of Revelation from a pre-tribulation, pre-millennial position. A careful analysis will be made to show the effect these prophecies will have on Israel, modern-day Christianity, and the lost.

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

MBI 501—Old Testament IntroductionCredit Hours: 3

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

Major: Master of Biblical Studies

MBI 503—Advanced HermeneuticsCredit Hours: 3

This course builds upon information gleaned either through observation, experience, or an undergraduate Bible Study Methods class. In this class, students will learn how the NT writers used the OT, and students will understand how Dispensationalism and Reformed Theology play a part in exegesis. Students will uncover common exegetical fallacies and how to use today's technology in light of Bible study.

Major: Master of Biblical Studies, Master of Christian Education

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 401—Biblical Counseling and Advanced TopicsCredit 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 401—Biblical Counseling: Advanced TopicsCredit 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. Prerequisite: EN 102

Minor: Biblical Counseling

BC 402—Biblical Counseling: MarriageCredit Hours: 3

This biblical counseling course will look at the divine design for marriage along with proper biblical roles in marriage. It will also address some of the more common issues that married couples face. Students will be equipped to biblically counsel married couples and help them thrive in their marriage. Prerequisite: EN 102

Minor: Biblical Counseling

BL 302—Greek 2Credit Hours: 3

This course is a continuation of BL 301. Special emphasis will be given to the function of case, form, tense, voice, and mood. Some word studies will be done. (BL 301 is required with a grade of a "C-" or higher.)

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 522—Student EvaluationsCredit Hours: 3

This course studies the intricacies of proper testing and measurement of a student’s progress throughout their education. Effective testing, balanced evaluations, and principles for measurement are all studied in this course. Prerequisite: MBI 512

Major: Master of Christian Education

EN 102—Grammar and Composition 2Credit Hours: 3

This course is designed to teach the creative art of composition, along with the study and review of word usage and the action of the parts of speech in the written composition. Communicating in a clear, effective, and appropriate manner and writing a collegiate research paper are the objectives of this class. Prerequisite: EN 101

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: English

EV 301—Evangelism Practices and MethodsCredit Hours: 2

This course will look at the evangelist's personal and itinerant schedule. How to schedule meetings, how to conduct the meeting, his methods of preaching, invitations, and personal counseling will be studied. Concentration will be placed on his role in the local church as a help to the pastor within the context of a revival meeting.

Major: Evangelism Major

EV 410—Evangelism EthicsCredit Hours: 2

This course will teach how the evangelist is to conduct himself in relationship to his home church, the local churches where he preaches, and the people within that church. Areas of counseling, finances, family, and friendships will be covered.

Major: Evangelism Major

HI 284—US History 2Credit Hours: 3

This course is a continuation of HI 283, and it examines the development of the United States from the aftermath of the Civil War to modern America. It gives special emphasis to Christianity’s influence on the development of the United States. It will also look at how Christian men and women have made a significant impact on the development of our nation. PREREQUISITE: None

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: History

MI 101—Introduction to MissionsCredit Hours: 2

This course is an introduction to missions, to its biblical basis, and to the current challenges and needs on the mission field. The purpose is to give the student a sense of the great need for missions today. The lives of great missionaries will be reviewed.

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

MI 341—Cultural AnthropologyCredit Hours: 3

This course will give the student an understanding of the study of man in his culture. Because the culture of every society differs, and missions major must understand how to minister within that culture without sacrificing the core truths and beliefs of the Word of God. This course will give the student an understanding of himself within his or her culture and how others view us as "Americans." This class will help lessen some of the possible "culture shock" for the future missionary.

Major: Missions Major
Minor: Missions

PT 307—Professional TrainingCredit Hours: 2

This course is designed to prepare ministerial candidates for the practical areas of the local church ministry as it discusses professionalism as a Christian, as a leader, and as a ministry staff member. Lectures and class notes will prove to be beneficial for future use in the ministry.

Major: Secretarial Major, Pastoral Theology Major, Church Ministries Major, Evangelism Major, Missions Major, Ministry Leadership and Administration Major, Office Administration 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 378—Local Church DiscipleshipCredit Hours: 2

This class is designed for men planning to serve as assistant pastors or senior pastors. The course will give students the opportunity to explore the biblical ingredients of a disciple as well as to organize a local church discipleship ministry.

YM 101—Philosophy of Youth MinistryCredit Hours: 3

This course introduces the basic philosophy, principles, and objectives in developing a Bible-based local church youth ministry. This course will review various options for ministering to youth, including camps, Sunday school, retreats, and youth evangelism.

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

VA 101—Media FoundationsCredit Hours: 2

This course is designed to help the students understand how a church as an organization effectively communicates both to its members and to its community in order to further the cause of Christ. The students will learn and understand the basics of creativity and communication, web development, church audio, print design, video production, and technology—all with a ministry-specific emphasis.

Major: Secretarial Major, Visual Arts Major, Church Ministries Major, Evangelism Major, Ministry Leadership and Administration Major, Office Administration Major
Minor: Business, Graphic Design, Visual Productions, Web Development

VP 244—Video ProductionCredit Hours: 2

This course will demonstrate the power of video in communication, as well as techniques necessary to achieve the best results. Students will learn how to operate a video camera system, how to edit and correct video using industry standard software, and how to communicate through the video medium.

Major: Visual Arts Major
Minor: Visual Productions