Track 1 Classes
How to Study the Bible (2 credit hrs)
This course covers how to rightly divide the Word of Truth. Students will first become acquainted with tools for Bible study (such as concordances and lexicons), and how to use those tools as they learn to study the Bible in context. In the process, students will learn how to write Bible studies for various topics, settings and purposes.
How To Study The Bible Class 1.2
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How to study the Bible Class 1.4
How to Study your Bible 2.1
How to Study the Bible 2.2
Christian Marriage and the Family (3 credit hrs)
This course covers principles in the choice and formation of friendships and lifetime companions. Since the Lord designs that families on earth should be symbols of the families of heaven, the students will also learn how to apply biblical principles to everyday family life so that a sanctifying spirit can be brought into the broader church family.
Philosophy of Christian Education (3 credit hrs)
This course uncovers the truth about God’s purpose for education, highlighting the ideas upon which Christian education is built and the long-term effects they have on the way we think and the choices we make. This class will teach the methods that Christ used, giving students a pattern to follow as they seek to become effective teachers.
Education Class 1.1
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Education Class 1.4
Education Class 2.1
Education Class 2.2
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Salvation (3 credit hrs)
What is sin? How does it impact a relationship with Christ? Can it be overcome? This course includes a discussion on the nature of sin, and takes a journey through the plan of salvation using the sanctuary services as an aid. You will begin to understand the components of salvation, such as God’s mercy, justice, grace, righteousness, our faith-response to Christ, justification, sanctification, and the atonement of sin.
Salvation Class 1.1
Salvation Class 1.2
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Salvation Class 1.4
Salvation Class 2.1
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Salvation Class 4.1
Philosophy of Seventh-day Adventist Publishing (2 credit hours)
This intensive will reveal the history, purpose, and future direction of the publishing ministry of the Seventh-day Adventist Church with an emphasis on the integration of the literature work with other forms of personal evangelism.
Principles of Accounting and Money Management (2 credit hrs)
This class introduces the fundamental concepts of bookeeping and accounting for personal and ministry finance. The day-to-day processes of money management such as budgeting, school debt reduction, home ownership, and investing will be discussed, and applications of these principles to personal financial responsibility will be emphasized.
Finance Class 1.1
Adventist Beliefs (3 credit hrs)
This class endeavors to uncover the beauty of the doctrines that we hold as Seventh-day Adventists, establishing each belief on a solid biblical foundation. Since Christ is at the heart of every teaching and is the focus of every topic, the essence of this class will be Jesus. Note: this class only covers doctrines not covered in the other classes.
Studies in Prophecy: Daniel (3 credit hrs)
This course will acquaint students with the book of Daniel, enabling students to give a heart-warming yet convicting presentation of end-time truths. Special emphasis will be placed on chapters 7-9 which serve as the foundation for much of what Adventists believe.
Speech and Communication (3 credit hrs)
This course covers instruction in oral communication skills needed to effectively minister in one-on-one and group environments. It encourages the practice of responsible communication after the pattern of Christ, the Ideal Speaker. This course examines the preparation, presentation, audition, and critiquing of speeches of various kinds – especially informative and persuasive ones – with emphasis on the selection and organization of supporting material, reasoning, techniques in closing, persuasive strategies, and elements of delivery. Application will be the primary focus.
Magabook Leadership (3 credit hrs)
This course provides leadership training and experience needed for summer magabook programs. Students will study techniques involving discipleship, discipline, training, and team management. A portion of the class will include in-the-field training in team management.
Seventh-day Adventist History (2 credit hours)
This course is a study of the history and development of the Seventh-day Adventist church form the Second Advent Awakening to its current global mission. Emphasis is given to the following areas: life sketches of pioneers, early evangelistic thrusts, doctrinal development, and the impact of the publishing work. Further study will include the development of the Adventist movement with emphasis on trends, teachings, growth, and mission work.