2021 Spring B | West Coast Baptist College

2021 Spring B

*Schedule is subject to change.

Date: 
Monday, March 15, 2021 - 12:00am to Saturday, May 1, 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 201—Comparative ReligionsCredit Hours: 2

Comparative Religions surveys the basic doctrines and practices of Hinduism, Buddhism, Islam, Judaism, and other major religions. Special emphasis will be given to methods of effectively witnessing and winning to Christ those who are bound in these religious systems. Prerequisite: None

Major: Missions 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 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 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 250—GenesisCredit Hours: 3

This course is designed to familiarize students with the storyline and fundamental truths found in the first book of the Bible. From the creation account of Genesis 1 through the death of Joseph in Genesis 50, the book of Genesis provides foundational theological insights and biblical principles from which students will glean applications and understanding for their personal spiritual journey with Christ. This study primarily focuses on observations of creation, the fall of man, Noah's flood, the foundation of God's covenant with Israel and the lives of the patriarchs.

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

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

MBI 521—Advanced Biblical CounselingCredit Hours: 3

This course is designed to give the student a further understanding of ministry through Scriptural counseling. All approaches to problems will be based on biblical principles rather than secular, humanistic reasoning and technique.

Major: Master of Biblical Studies

MBI 522—Doctrinal SynopsisCredit Hours: 3

This capstone course in the Biblical Studies concentration provides the student an opportunity to write a summative research paper and defend the final product.

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 320—Biblical Counseling: Conflict ResolutionCredit Hours: 3

This biblical counseling course deals with conflict and how it can be resolved through appropriate application of biblical principles. The sufficiency of Scripture will be paramount as the student learns to resolve conflict. Prerequisite: EN 102

Minor: Biblical Counseling

BC 340—Biblical Counseling: AbuseCredit Hours: 2

This biblical counseling course will look at the subject of abuse from a spiritual, psychological and physical standpoint. Students will be prepared to biblically counsel those individuals that have caused or suffered abuse and point them to the God Who cares and comforts. Prerequisite: EN 102

Minor: Biblical Counseling

BC 499—Biblical Counseling: CapstoneCredit Hours: 3

This biblical counseling course will bring together all that the student has learned in previous biblical counseling courses in a practical way. The student will learn appropriate interview and interaction skills in the counseling process. The student will be able to practically apply the principles and precepts of the Scriptures to the situation at hand.

Minor: Biblical Counseling

BL 402—Greek 4Credit Hours: 3

Further training in grammar will be given. The student will translate Philippians during the course and will use hermeneutical techniques to get the meaning of passages. (BL 401 is required with a grade of "C-" or higher.)

Major: Pastoral Theology Major, Missions Major

MCE 511—The Exceptional ChildCredit Hours: 3

This course is designed to enable teachers to form skills in teaching students who deviate from the norm in physical, emotional, intellectual, social, or communication abilities.

Major: Master of Christian Education

MCE 552—Education CapstoneCredit Hours: 3

Each student pursuing a Master’s degree with a concentration in Christian Education must write a 10,000 word thesis on a practical area of Christian ministry within the local church. The thesis may be in a format that can be used as a manual for a specific area of ministry either in a church or Christian school. The thesis will evidence academic research and proper formatting. Prerequisite: None

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

MA 100—College MathCredit Hours: 3

MA 100 is an introduction to the basics of mathematics. This course is intended to prepare students for beginning algebra and college level courses and programs. Students will be introduced to the language of algebra and learn how to evaluate algebraic expressions and solve first degree equations. This course can be waived with a score of 535 or higher on the SAT tests. Additionally, a score of 17 or higher on the ACT can also satisfy this requirement.

Major: Church Ministries Major, Church Music Major, Music Education Major

MI 333—The Making of a MissionaryCredit Hours: 2

This missions elective is really a study of the life of the Apostle Paul and how God made him into one of the world's greatest missionaries. This elective may substitute for another required missions class.

Major: Missions Major
Minor: Missions

MI 444—Practical Missions PreparationCredit Hours: 2

This missions elective is designed to help a missionary learn how to design a display board, how to edit an appropriate video to introduce himself, and how to design prayer cards that communicate the vision God has given to him. This practical elective may substitute for another required missions class.

Major: Missions Major
Minor: Missions

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 323—Homiletics 3Credit Hours: 2

This course is an advanced course dealing with special types of sermons for special occasions, holidays, and other specific settings. An emphasis will be placed upon practical application and development of introductions, conclusions, and illustrations. Instruction will be given on how to give invitations. (PT 322 is required)

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

PT 512—Spiritual Formation and DiscipleshipCredit Hours: 3

This course explores the process of bringing a new convert into becoming a fruitful disciple of Jesus Christ. Emphasis is placed on becoming that disciple personally as well as becoming a discipler of others.

Major: Master of Biblical Studies, Master of Christian Education

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

VP 141—Photography 1Credit Hours: 2

This course covers the basics of photography, broken into five distinct sections that will build on each other to give the student a range of technical knowledge and real-world experience of photography, and show how to use these skills in ministry applications. The history of photography, controlling exposure, the laws of composition, basic post-processing, and final output of images will all be covered during the course. PREREQUISITE: None

Major: Visual Arts Major
Minor: Visual Productions