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HI1200
US History: 1877 to Present
3 credits
5 weeks

This course surveys the political, economic, and social factors that shaped the United States. This course examines the broad themes of expansionism, imperialism, isolationism, nationalism, and internationalism. Those themes are used to help better understand our nation’s history and identify the Christian influences on those themes.


PL4201
Psychology of Leadership
3 credits
5 weeks

This course presents the psychological underpinning of leadership. Classic experiments on obedience, conformity, social influence, impression management, and will be presented to demonstrate how the power of situation influences leader and follower behavior.

HU1000/3000
Portfolio Development
3 credits
5 weeks

The concept of Prior Learning Assessment (PLA) is based upon the assumption that adult learners have learned from a number of experiences in their past and that some of this learning is on the collegiate level. This course is an introductory study of composition utilizing the KOLB model writing process. (Pass/Fail)


PL3001
Personal Leadership
3 credits
5 weeks

This course focuses on developing personal leadership skills by exploring self-concept, self-esteem, personal values, time and stress management, as well as self-management in conflict situations. Habits for effectiveness in personal leadership will also be covered.

LG4030
Logistics Security
3 credits
5 weeks

This course covers the vulnerabilities of and measures to secure the domestic and global transportation and supply chain networks. Topics covered include security organizations, security-related legislation and strategies, security programs, maritime transportation security, containerized cargo security, land transportation security, food chain security, pharmaceutical chain security, utilities security, cyber security, first response and recovery, and supply-chain security technologies.


SO2000
Introduction to Sociology
3 credits
5 weeks

This course is a beginning study of sociology.  Sociology is a scientific study of human behavior:  individuals, groups, social forces/movements, and cultural aspects that influence behavior.  Students will be able to integrate personal experiences while studying the principles that constitute a society.

MG4060
International Studies
3 credits
5 weeks

This intensive, international study course includes a required trip of approximately one week during which students deal with the management challenges of companies outside of the United States. Areas of study include special challenges for global management, marketing, political and economic risk management, supply chains, cultures and human resources. Special emphasis is on the discussion of similarities and comparisons of the aforementioned aspects of the country visited to those experienced and studied in the United States.


TH2001
Holiness Literature
3 credits
5 weeks

This course explores the historical development of the doctrine of “holiness” that is often referred to as “Christian Perfection” and/or “Sanctification”.  While the development of this doctrine has occurred throughout the history of the Christian Church, attention and focus will be on the 18th through 20th century and its influence upon the church within modern culture.

PL1200
EQUIP Leadership III
1 credit

Application of biblical leadership principles through an in-depth study of Dr. John C. Maxwell’s book The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership.


PL1100
EQUIP Leadership II
1 credit

Deeper understanding of biblical leadership principles. Addresses the contents of Dr. John C. Maxwell’s books Today Matters, Winning with People, The 360-Degree Leader, Thinking for a Change, Failing Forward, and Talent is Never Enough.

HI1100
Church History
3 credits
5 weeks

Church History is a study of the development of Christianity from its inception to the time of Reformation. Special emphasis is given to the leading characters and major turning points in history throughout this time frame.


PS2700/PS3700
Career Advancement
1 credit
3 weeks

This course is designed to help students understand how to maximize their career potential. Students will develop an individual program for their short- and long-term career, with application based on students’ areas of emphasis in the major.