74% of our classes are under 20 students. 7% of our classes are >50.
These are the 11 most common freshmen classes:
- B101 Old Testament An introduction to the Old Testament, employing both thematic and exegetical methods. Literary structure, historical background, and parallel passages are also utilized to discover the unique and priceless lessons of each book.
- B121 Essentials of Christian Thought Develop the proper framework to think biblically via exploration of inerrancy, hermeneutics, and worldview. The student will begin to form a conviction about the nature of God’s Word, how it should be interpreted, and that every part of life and existence must be informed by truth.
- MU190 Music and Art Survey the history of music and art in Western civilization from the Middle Ages to the present. The course also includes a segment on hymnology, a visit to a local art museum, and attendance at two local concerts.
- E110 English Composition Practice the techniques of effective written expression, with emphasis on analytical reading and writing of expository prose.
- C100 Spoken Communication Study and practice of the organization and delivery of prepared material in the conversational style of extemporaneous speaking.
- POL220 US Government Survey American institutions and processes, including the Constitution, federalism, Congress, the presidency, the judiciary, and civil rights.
- H230 US History Examine noteworthy political, geographical, social, cultural, and economic trends in the United States from the colonial era to the present.
- E231 American Literature Survey of the writings of American authors including the Puritans, Whitman, Dickinson, and Twain to understand the American heritage and the influences combining to shape American literature.
- ECN200 Macroeconomics (Business Majors) An introduction to macroeconomic principles and terminology, focusing on the aggregate U.S. economy and the policy decisions that state and federal lawmakers face. Topics include a review of the economic problem, measuring GNP, money and banking, interest rates, monetary and fiscal policy, inflation, and unemployment.
- LS321 Human Anatomy (Kinesiology Majors) A study of human micro and gross anatomy from a systematic approach. The laboratory consists of the use of human models, cats, mammalian body parts, and human histology slides.
- LS151 Organismic Biology (Biology Majors) The first course for biology majors, emphasizing biological life forms, their physiology, origins, and environmental relationships. 3-hour lecture and 3-hour laboratory