Academic Catalog 2014.2015 - page 144

The Master’s College 2014-2015 Catalog
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Angelology) including Satan and demons, Christ
(Christology), and the Holy Spirit (Pneumatology).
BTH 322 Christian Theology II (3)
A survey of Christian theology in the areas of
humanity (Anthropology), sin (Hamartiology),
salvation (Soteriology), the church (Ecclesiology),
and last things (Eschatology).
B340 Biblical Interpretation (3)
An analysis of how to study and understand Scrip-
ture. Emphasis will be placed on the vital methods
used to apply a passage and the specific rules used
to interpret biblical narratives, poetry, parables, and
prophecy.
B342 Romans (3)
An analysis emphasizing the great soteriological
themes, including sin, justification, sanctification,
glorification and an investigation of the practical
implication of these doctrines.
B346 Life of Christ (3)
A thorough overview of the life of Jesus Christ
on earth, with special attention to the developing
emphases and distinctive purposes that prevailed
during our Lord’s public ministry. Theological and
chronological difficulties are also considered.
BC300 Introduction to Biblical Counseling (3)
A general introduction to basic concepts and
distinctive features of biblical counseling. Students
will discuss what biblical counseling is and what
it involves, the role of the counselor in biblical
counseling, the different kinds of counseling that
are needed, the place of counseling in the ministry
of the church, how biblical counseling theory and
practice relate to and differ from some of the more
common secular models and theories. Part of the
course will involve a personal improvement project
in which the student will evaluate his/her own
counseling qualifications, design a plan for improving
some area of his/her life, put that plan into action
and then evaluate his/her progress as the course
draws to a close.
GENERAL EDUCATION
C100 Spoken Communication (3)
Study and practice of the organization and delivery
of prepared material in the conversational style of
extemporaneous speaking.
E110 English Composition (3)
Instruction and supervised practice in the techniques
of effective written expression, with emphasis on
analytical reading and writing of expository prose.
Includes one or more researched and documented
essays. (Fulfills the general education requirement for
writing competency.)
E211 English Literature I (3)
A chronological survey of the development of Eng-
lish literature, with emphasis on the major writers;
some attention to the parallel developments in his-
tory, language, religion, and culture. First semester:
Anglo-Saxon period through the Neoclassical period.
E221 World Literature I (3)
This course is designed to present a broad overview
of the literature of Britain from the early Middle
Ages through the Renaissance to the edge of the
Enlightenment, or from approximately 700 to 1700
AD. Massive changes in language, religion, politics,
art forms -- the whole of culture and society -- make
this era of history both fascinating and difficult.
ECN200 Macroeconomics (3)
An introduction to macroeconomic principles and
terminology. The primary focus is on the aggregate
U.S. economy and the policy decisions that state and
federal lawmakers face. Topics include: review of
the economic problem, measuring GNP, money and
banking, interest rates, monetary and fiscal policy,
inflation, and unemployment. A basic knowledge of
mathematics and graphs is assumed.
H211, 212 World History I, II (3,3)
A broad two-semester survey integrating important
geographical, intellectual, cultural, social, political,
and economic developments within the world’s major
civilizations from the earliest times to the 17th cen-
tury in the first semester and from the 17th century
to present in the second semester.
H241 US History I (3)
An examination of noteworthy political, geographi-
cal, social, cultural and economic trends in the United
States to 1900.
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