2021 Summer | West Coast Baptist College

2021 Summer

*Schedule is subject to change.

Date: 
Monday, May 31, 2021 - 12:00am to Sunday, July 18, 2021 - 12:00am

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

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

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

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

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

BL 401—Greek 3Credit Hours: 3

Further training in grammar, vocabulary, and syntax will be given. The student will also translate 1 John as part of the course. (BL 302 is required with a grade of "C-" or higher.)

Major: Pastoral Theology Major, Missions Major

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 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 502—Educational MethodologiesCredit Hours: 3

This course analyzes different teaching methods. Students are introduced to teacher-centered methods (direct instruction), learner-centered methods (indirect instruction), and online teaching methods.

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 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 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

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

MCE 542—Advanced Philosophy of Christian EducationCredit Hours: 3

This course is designed to introduce the master's student to the subject of philosophy and how it relates to Christian education. The course will compare some of the philosophies used by the world in education and how the Bible either defends or condemns the use of such. The student will learn how to build a biblical philosophy of teaching and ministry focused on reaching students through Christian education and developing them in their spiritual maturity for God.

Major: Master of Biblical Studies, 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 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

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

HI 283—US History 1Credit Hours: 3

This course examines the development of the United States from the colonial period through the Civil War. 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.

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

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

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

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

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 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

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