Electives

HIS1200
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.


MGT4200
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.

PLA1000/3000
Portfolio Development
3 credits
5 weeks

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)


MGT3000
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.

LGM4030
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.


SOC2000
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.

MGT4060
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.


THE2001
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.

EQP1200
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.


EQP1100
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.

EQP1000
EQUIP Leadership I
1 credit

Overview of biblical leadership principles that are timeless and universal. Introduces students to the characteristics of leaders, developing leadership skills, and providing needed tools to lead.


PSY2700/PSY3700
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.

IST2020
Business Applications
2 credits
4 weeks

This course is designed to utilize an exercise-oriented approach that allows for the development of the student’s knowledge about Microsoft Excel. In particular, this course will emphasize the many features and components of the application. The course will facilitate the student’s learning beyond introductory knowledge of Excel and will begin to explore more complex functions and features.