Theology of Westminster Standards - 2.00 Hours

STUDENTS PLEASE NOTE CLASS WILL MEET FROM 9AM-12 NOON; 1PM to 3PM EACH DAY. In this historical and theological survey of the Westminster Assembly and its work, the major documents produced by the Assembly are studied in detail, with attention also given to the historical, political, and theological context of the Assembly. Such issues as the Westminster doctrine of Scripture, the Confession’s relation to the theology of Calvin, and the debate over church government are discussed.

01ST624/01
Dr. Derek W. H. Thomas
Monday 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
TuesThurs 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Friday 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
January 7 - January 11

Substance Abuse & Addictions - 3.00 Hours

This course covers current information about the addictive processes associated with chemical dependencies and other addictions, as well as assessment, diagnosis, treatment planning and intervention within individual and family systems frameworks. Issues related to addictions, such as family dynamics, structure, roles, and codependency are explored.

01PSY592/01
Branden Henry
TueWedThur 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
January 8 - January 12

Christian Life in a Secular Culture - 1.00 Hours

This course assists the student in understanding and relating to secular culture. Art forms, political and economic structure, and other elements of culture are examined.

01PT514/01
Monday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
January 14 - January 15

Church Polity - 1.00 Hours

CLASS WILL MEET AS FOLLOWS: FRIDAY AND SATURDAY FROM 9AM TO 3PM. Students examine the biblical data relative to church government and the Book of Church Order. The organization and function of church courts, including discipline and appeals, are considered, and parliamentary procedure is emphasized.

01PT520/01
Dr. Guy Waters
FriSat 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
January 18 - January 19

Educational Ministry of the Church - 2.00 Hours

A study of the pastor's role as teacher and administrator within the educational program of the church. Careful attention is given to philosophy, history, organization, curriculum, recruiting and training teachers, and the special needs of each age group.

01CE514/01
Dr. John Kwasny
Mon to Fri 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
January 21 - January 25

History of Christianity II - 3.00 Hours

A continuation of HT502, concentrating on great leaders of the church in the modern period of church history from the Reformation to the nineteenth century.

01HT504/01
Allen Michael Stanton
Friday 1:00 PM - 3:55 PM
January 28 - May 3

Evangelism - 3.00 Hours

Evangelism and its practice within the context of the pastoral ministry and the work of every member of the body of Christ are reviewed in light of the teaching of Jesus, the apostles, and the dynamics of the preaching of the gospel as portrayed in the Scriptures and from a Reformed perspective. During the class, "Evangelism" is taught in such a way that the lectures, small group discussions, and the exercises done in class and outside the classroom may be duplicated in the context of the local churches. The Lord willing we will have the participation of some experts on the topics of Evangelizing Muslims, Evangelizing Roman Catholics, and so forth.

01MS508/01
Dr. Elias dos Santos Medeiros
Tuesday 9:00 AM - 11:55 AM
January 28 - May 3

Pauline Epistles - 4.00 Hours

An overview of the Pauline Epistles that emphasizes the leading themes and overall message of these books.

01NT520/01
Dr. Guy Waters
TuesThurs 10:00 AM - 11:55 AM
January 28 - May 3

Hebrews- Revelation - 3.00 Hours

An introduction to the General Epistles and Revelation that includes the history, setting, theme, purpose, and message of each book.

01NT522/01
Dr. Benjamin L. Gladd
Friday 9:00 AM - 11:55 AM
January 28 - May 3

Introduction to Biblical Hermeneutics - 2.00 Hours

This course focuses on approaches to the interpretation of Scripture. Various critical-interpretive systems are considered and special attention is given to the historical-grammatical method. Emphasis is placed on understanding the original, intended meaning of Scripture in its canonical context as the basis upon which to prepare expositions and make appropriate contemporary applications.

01NT524/01
Dr. Benjamin L. Gladd
Wednesday 1:00 PM - 2:55 PM
January 28 - May 3

Exegesis in the NT-2 - 2.00 Hours

This course constitutes an intense exegetical study of a discrete portion of the New Testament such as the Sermon on the Mount, John, 1 Timothy, Ephesians, etc. Prerequisites include Greek 1, Greek 2, and Greek Exegesis.

01NT528/01
Dr. Benjamin L. Gladd
Friday 1:00 PM - 2:55 PM
January 28 - May 3

NT Studies for Counseling - 3.00 Hours

01NT601/01
Dr. Guy Waters
Dr. Benjamin L. Gladd
Wednesday 8:00 AM - 10:55 AM
January 28 - May 3

Exegesis in the O.T. II - 2.00 Hours

This course constitutes an intense exegetical study of a discrete portion of the Old Testament such as the book of Judges, the life of David, the Elijah narratives, Song of Songs, etc. Prerequisites include Hebrew 1, Hebrew 2, and Hebrew Exegesis.

01OT503/01
Dr. Michael G. McKelvey
Wednesday 1:00 PM - 2:55 PM
January 28 - May 3

Genesis-Deuteronomy - 3.00 Hours

This is an expositional course that covers the first five books of the Old Testament -- also called the Pentateuch. Minimal attention is given to introductory matters. Primary attention is given to the exegetical, biblical-theology study of the text. Master of Divinity students should take Hebrew and Greek before enrolling in this course.

01OT508/01
Dr. Michael G. McKelvey
Tuesday 9:00 AM - 11:55 AM
January 28 - May 3

Isaiah-Malachi - 3.00 Hours

This is an expositional course that covers Isaiah, Jeremiah, Ezekiel, and the Minor Prophets -- also called the Latter Prophets. Minimal attention is given to introductory matters. Primary attention is given to the exegetical, biblical-theology study of the text. Master of Divinity students should take Hebrew and Greek before enrolling in this course.

01OT516/01
Dr. Michael G. McKelvey
Wednesday 8:00 AM - 10:55 AM
January 28 - May 3

Biblical Aramaic - 3.00 Hours

Prerequisites: Hebrew I and Hebrew II. An introduction to the language of Biblical Aramaic, including basic grammar, syntax, and vocabulary.

01OT532/01
Dr. Michael G. McKelvey
Tuesday 1:00 PM - 3:55 PM
January 28 - May 3

Psychodiagnostics - 2.00 Hours

This course is designed to provide students with theoretical categories, conceptual schemas, and associated methodologies for organizing clinical and psychodiagnostic material that will be useful in the identification, understanding, and ultimate treatment of diagnosable mental states and disturbed functioning. The emphasis of the course will be on application of case conceptualization and intervention skills to treatment planning.

01PSY504/01
Dr. William J. Richardson
Thursday 10:00 AM - 11:55 AM
January 28 - May 3

Social & Cultural Issues in Counseling - 3.00 Hours

STUDENTS PLEASE NOTE THIS COURSE WILL BE TAUGHT AS FOLLOWS: FRIDAY- FEB. 1ST: 1PM TO 5PM SATURDAY-FEB. 2ND: 8AM TO 5PM FRIDAY-MAR. 22ND: 1PM TO 5PM SATURDAY-MAR.23RD: 8AM TO 5PM FRIDAY-APR. 6TH: 8AM TO 5PM SATUDRDAY-APR. 7TH: 8AM TO 4PM Prerequisite: Admission to the MAC program. This course exposes students to the psychosocial similarities, differences, and adversities that exist among people groups and to encourage the development of (1) a healthy awareness/understanding of people both inside and outside the student's frame of reference, (2) an understanding of his/her own learned and socially prescribed attitudes and beliefs concerning "others," and (3) a multidimensional contextual framework for understanding people and providing counseling services.

01PSY510/01
Lindsay Fikkert
Friday 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Saturday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
January 28 - May 3

Professional, Ethical, and Legal Studies - 3.00 Hours

Prerequisite: Admission to the MAMFT/CO program or consent of the instructor. This course focuses on professional issues, both legal and ethical, that surround the counseling field. Attention is given to the development of professional identity, the standard of professional conduct, relevant codes of ethics, current statutes and the requirements for licensure.

01PSY551/01
Dr. William J. Richardson
Tuesday 1:00 PM - 3:55 PM
January 28 - May 3

Couples and Family Counseling 1 - 2.00 Hours

Prerequisite: Admission to the MAC program. This course is designed to familiarize the student with general systems theory and a broad range of established family systems models that have shaped the practice of couple and family therapy. Students learn to apply systems theory to family development and process. Theory and technique will be reviewed to assist the development of process skills necessary for addressing the multiple dynamics associated with counseling couples and families. Students explore their own family development by preparing a three-generational genogram.

01PSY552/01
Dr. James Hurley
Monday 8:00 AM - 10:55 AM
January 28 - May 3

Couples and Family Counseling 2 - 3.00 Hours

This course examines the nature and proper functioning of marriage, gender issues in couple relationships, and common couple patterns and problems. Approaches to pre- and re-marital and marital counseling are examined. Assessment and treatment strategies in clinical work with couples are addressed.

01PSY553/01
Dr. James Hurley
Tuesday 8:00 AM - 10:55 AM
January 28 - May 3

Application of Counseling and Theol. - 1.00 Hours

STUDENTS PLEASE NOTE THE CLASS WILL BE TAUGHT AS FOLLOWS: THURSDAY, JAN. 31 YOU WILL MEET FROM 1PM TO 2PM FEB. 28th, MARCH 7th; MARCH 21st; and MARCH 28th YOU WILL MEET FROM 1PM TO 4PM. SEE CLASS SYLLABUS FOR FURTHER DETAILS.

01PSY633/01
Guy Richardson
TBA 1:00 PM - 3:55 PM
January 28 - May 3

Practicum - 3.00 Hours

One hundred hours of supervised clinical experience in an approved clinical setting. Forty hours must be fulfilled with direct client contact involving individuals, couples, and/or families. Students receive an in depth orientation to their clinical practice site. Students receive individual, group and in vivo supervision from an appropriately licensed or approved supervisor (or equivalent) and participate in case conferences. To complete the practicum and advance to internship, students must demonstrate proficiency in basic counseling and case management skills.

01PSY650/01
Barb Martin
TBA 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
January 28 - May 3

Counseling Internship - 3.00 Hours

01PSY6543/01
Dr. James Hurley
TBA 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
January 28 - May 3

Counseling Internship - 3.00 Hours

01PSY6543/02
Dr. William J. Richardson
TBA 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
January 28 - May 3

Introduction to Biblical Counseling - 2.00 Hours

This course is an introduction to the practice of Biblical counseling that is to be practiced in the local church, as well as in Biblical counseling ministries which seek to serve the church. A system of counseling firmly grounded in Biblical presuppositions, process, and practice will be taught. The student will receive foundational knowledge and understanding of typical individual, marital, and family problems--applying essential Biblical principles to all situations, to the glory of God and for the sanctification of God's people.

01PT503/01
Dr. John Kwasny
Thursday 1:00 PM - 2:55 PM
January 28 - May 3

Intro to Preaching - 2.00 Hours

An introduction to the principles and process in the preparation and delivery of sermons.

01PT506/01
Dr. Charles Wingard
Tuesday 1:00 PM - 3:55 PM
January 28 - May 3

Leadership - 2.00 Hours

The historical development and biblical principles of management theory and leadership style are examined. Attention is given to strategic planning, setting goals, budgeting, directing programs, and evaluating results.

01PT512/01
Dr. Charles Wingard
Wednesday 9:00 AM - 10:55 AM
January 28 - May 3

Communication 2 - 2.00 Hours

PREREQUISITES FOR THIS CLASS: PT506, PT508, and PT510. A continuation of Communication I. Short projects are assigned to develop writing and speaking precision. At least two full-length sermons are developed with application, persuasion, inspiration, and conviction as central goals. Special emphasis is given to the role of communication/preaching in building church identity and community.

01PT522/01
Dr. Charles Wingard
Thursday 9:00 AM - 11:55 AM
January 28 - May 3

Preaching Lab II - 2.00 Hours

PREREQUISITES FOR THIS CLASS: PT506, PT508, and PT510. Preaching Laboratory 2

01PT524/01
Dr. Charles Wingard
Wednesday 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
January 28 - May 3

Worship - 2.00 Hours

The biblical foundations of worship, including music, worship strategies, creative styles, and worship for special occasions are considered in this course. The goal is to prepare students to be worshippers and effective leaders in worship.

01PT526/01
Dr. Charles Wingard
Monday 1:00 PM - 3:55 PM
January 28 - May 3

Field Education Seminar - 0.00 Hours

This seminar will meet on Monday, February 4th, from 9AM to Noon.

01PT534/01
Dr. Charles Wingard
TBA 9:00 AM - 11:55 AM
February 4 - February 4

Introduction to Redemp.Hist.Theology - 1.00 Hours

01PT700/01
Dr. Carl F. Ellis Jr.
Friday 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Saturday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
March 29 - March 30

Doctrine of Scripture - 2.00 Hours

An exegetical, historical, and dogmatic survey of the Christian doctrine of Scripture, including such topics as revelation, inspiration, authority, infallibility, inerrancy, canonicity, hermeneutics, and self-attestation. Consideration of representative contemporary formulations of these loci are included along with recent attacks on the historical Christian doctrine of Scripture.

01ST503/01
Dr. Bruce Baugus
Wednesday 1:00 PM - 2:55 PM
January 28 - May 3

Soteriology, Christology, Eschatology - 3.00 Hours

This course explores the biblical doctrine from a systematic perspective. Topics included are Soteriology, Christology, and Eschatology.

01ST517/01
Dr. Bruce Baugus
Thursday 1:00 PM - 3:55 PM
January 28 - May 3

Principles of Sanctification - 1.00 Hours

This course emphasizes methodology, responsibility for personal growth in Christ, and a concern for the spiritual wellbeing of others. This involves the study of Scripture for personal nurture and the exercise of certain disciplines necessary for spiritual growth.

01ST526/01
Dr. Charles Wingard
Monday 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
January 28 - May 3

Pastoral & Social Ethics - 3.00 Hours

A detailed survey of Christian ethics, including the major contemporary ethical theories and the major issues confronting Christians today. Special attention will be given to the use of the Scriptures in ethics and the ten commandments.

01ST528/01
Dr. Bruce Baugus
Wednesday 8:00 AM - 10:55 AM
January 28 - May 3

Apologetics - 2.00 Hours

Students examine the various approaches to apologetic methodology and engage the most frequently raised objections to the Christian faith.

01ST530/01
Dr. Bruce Baugus
Monday 9:00 AM - 10:55 AM
January 28 - May 3

Christian Encounter with Islam - 2.00 Hours

An introduction to the history, culture, traditions, beliefs, and practices of Islam. Students will reflect on the ways in which Islamic faith and life have been shaped by historical and cultural circumstances, study the diversity of Islam both in history and in contemporary expression, and develop a deeper understanding of Islam in order to love Muslims as their neighbors and witness more effectively to them.

01ST540/01
Dr. Elias dos Santos Medeiros
Thursday 10:00 AM - 11:55 AM
January 28 - May 3

Covenant Theology - 2.00 Hours

An examination of covenant theology from exegetical and historical perspectives. Consideration is given to such issues as the relation of the Old and New Testaments, the significance of the covenants for sacramental theology, and the hermeneutics of Dispensationalism and Theonomy. Emphasis is placed on the role of the biblical doctrine of the covenants in preaching and pastoral ministry.

01ST601/01
Dr. J. Ligon Duncan
Monday 8:00 AM - 10:55 AM
January 28 - May 3