This is a process-based writing class that focuses on academic writing, reading, and critical thinking as expressed in expository and analytical writing assignments through 5 to 7 substantial essays over the course of the semester. Develops fluency, coherence, style, effectiveness, and literary analysis. Students must pass this course with a C- or better or demonstrate a comparable level of writing competence to fulfill general competency requirements and to proceed to ENG 123 - Intermediate Composition. Students may only earn credit for ENG 113 or ENG 113E - Composition Enriched with Lab. (3 units; Fall, Spring, and Online)

SemesterCourse SectionDatesLocationInstructor
Spring 2024 ENG113-BE Session 1
01/08/2024
03/03/2024
Online Hannah, Aaron Vance
Spring 2024 ENG113-CE Session 1
01/08/2024
03/03/2024
Online Bowley, Vanessa Lynn
Spring 2024 ENG113-AE Session 1
01/08/2024
03/03/2024
Online Brook, Tiffany
Spring 2024 ENG113-DE Session 2
03/04/2024
04/28/2024
Online Alzen, Jessica L.
Summer 2024 ENG113-CE Session 1
05/06/2024
06/30/2024
Online Brook, Tiffany
Summer 2024 ENG113-AE Session 1
05/06/2024
06/30/2024
Online Morris, Brian Richard
Summer 2024 ENG113-BE Session 2
07/01/2024
08/25/2024
Online STAFF, STAFF
Fall 2024 ENG113-BE Session 1
09/02/2024
10/27/2024
Online STAFF, STAFF
Fall 2024 ENG113-AE Session 1
09/02/2024
10/27/2024
Online STAFF, STAFF
Fall 2024 ENG113-CE Session 2
10/28/2024
12/22/2024
Online STAFF, STAFF
Spring 2025 ENG113-AE Session 1
01/06/2025
03/02/2025
Online STAFF, STAFF
Spring 2025 ENG113-BE Session 1
01/06/2025
03/02/2025
Online STAFF, STAFF
Spring 2025 ENG113-CE Session 2
03/03/2025
04/27/2025
Online STAFF, STAFF
Spring 2025 ENG113-DE Session 2
03/03/2025
04/27/2025
Online STAFF, STAFF
Spring 2025 ENG113-GE Session 2
03/03/2025
04/27/2025
Online STAFF, STAFF
Summer 2025 ENG113-AE Session 1
05/05/2025
06/29/2025
Online STAFF, STAFF
Summer 2025 ENG113-BE Session 1
05/05/2025
06/29/2025
Online STAFF, STAFF
Summer 2025 ENG113-DE Session 2
06/30/2025
08/24/2025
Online STAFF, STAFF
Summer 2025 ENG113-FE Session 2
06/30/2025
08/24/2025
Online STAFF, STAFF

Continued practice in writing and research strategies, with emphasis on critical thinking, information literacy, argument, analysis, and interpretation of multicultural and interdisciplinary readings. Includes the writing of a major research paper in addition to several shorter essays. Students may earn credit for either ENG 123 or ENG 123E - Intermediate Composition Enriched with Lab. Prerequisite: ENG 113 with a grade of C- or better or evidence of comparable level of writing competency. Note: Students must successfully complete this course with a grade of C- or better to fulfill general education requirements and to begin any literature course. (3 units; Fall, Spring, and Online)

SemesterCourse SectionDatesLocationInstructor
Spring 2024 ENG123-DE Session 1
01/08/2024
03/03/2024
Online Sexton, Adeleigh P.
Spring 2024 ENG123-GE Session 1
01/08/2024
03/03/2024
Online White, Guy E.
Spring 2024 ENG123-FE Session 1
01/08/2024
03/03/2024
Online Trammell, Jeanette T.
Spring 2024 ENG123-IE Session 1
01/08/2024
03/03/2024
Online Barrett, Tyler Andrew
Spring 2024 ENG123-BE Session 1
01/08/2024
03/03/2024
Online Tronti, Jennifer
Spring 2024 ENG123-LE Session 1
01/08/2024
03/03/2024
Online Fisher, Erin Lynne
Spring 2024 ENG123-AE Session 1
01/08/2024
03/03/2024
Online Wang, Yage
Spring 2024 ENG123-ME Session 2
03/04/2024
04/28/2024
Online Liddell, Leslie
Spring 2024 ENG123-JE Session 2
03/04/2024
04/28/2024
Online Wang, Yage
Spring 2024 ENG123-KE Session 2
03/04/2024
04/28/2024
Online Youngren, Selina Brigette
Spring 2024 ENG123-NE Session 2
03/04/2024
04/28/2024
Online Buckner, Stefanie Leigh
Spring 2024 ENG123-CE Session 2
03/04/2024
04/28/2024
Online Tronti, Jennifer
Spring 2024 ENG123-HE Session 2
03/04/2024
04/28/2024
Online Fisher, Erin Lynne
Summer 2024 ENG123-AE Session 1
05/06/2024
06/30/2024
Online Tronti, Jennifer
Summer 2024 ENG123-BE Session 1
05/06/2024
06/30/2024
Online Buckner, Stefanie Leigh
Summer 2024 ENG123-DE Session 1
05/06/2024
06/30/2024
Online Wang, Yage
Summer 2024 ENG123-GE Session 2
07/01/2024
08/25/2024
Online STAFF, STAFF
Summer 2024 ENG123-IE Session 2
07/01/2024
08/25/2024
Online STAFF, STAFF
Summer 2024 ENG123-HE Session 2
07/01/2024
08/25/2024
Online STAFF, STAFF
Summer 2024 ENG123-FE Session 2
07/01/2024
08/25/2024
Online Tronti, Jennifer
Fall 2024 ENG123-CE Session 1
09/02/2024
10/27/2024
Online STAFF, STAFF
Fall 2024 ENG123-BE Session 1
09/02/2024
10/27/2024
Online STAFF, STAFF
Fall 2024 ENG123-AE Session 1
09/02/2024
10/27/2024
Online STAFF, STAFF
Fall 2024 ENG123-GE Session 2
10/28/2024
12/22/2024
Online STAFF, STAFF
Fall 2024 ENG123-DE Session 2
10/28/2024
12/22/2024
Online STAFF, STAFF
Fall 2024 ENG123-FE Session 2
10/28/2024
12/22/2024
Online STAFF, STAFF
Spring 2025 ENG123-BE Session 1
01/06/2025
03/02/2025
Online STAFF, STAFF
Spring 2025 ENG123-DE Session 1
01/06/2025
03/02/2025
Online STAFF, STAFF
Spring 2025 ENG123-CE Session 1
01/06/2025
03/02/2025
Online STAFF, STAFF
Spring 2025 ENG123-AE Session 1
01/06/2025
03/02/2025
Online STAFF, STAFF
Spring 2025 ENG123-HE Session 2
03/03/2025
04/27/2025
Online STAFF, STAFF
Spring 2025 ENG123-IE Session 2
03/03/2025
04/27/2025
Online STAFF, STAFF
Spring 2025 ENG123-JE Session 2
03/03/2025
04/27/2025
Online STAFF, STAFF
Spring 2025 ENG123-KE Session 2
03/03/2025
04/27/2025
Online STAFF, STAFF
Spring 2025 ENG123-NE Session 2
03/03/2025
04/27/2025
Online STAFF, STAFF
Spring 2025 ENG123-OE Session 2
03/03/2025
04/27/2025
Online STAFF, STAFF
Summer 2025 ENG123-AE Session 1
05/05/2025
06/29/2025
Online STAFF, STAFF
Summer 2025 ENG123-BE Session 1
05/05/2025
06/29/2025
Online STAFF, STAFF
Summer 2025 ENG123-CE Session 2
06/30/2025
08/24/2025
Online STAFF, STAFF
Summer 2025 ENG123-HE Session 2
06/30/2025
08/24/2025
Online STAFF, STAFF

This class examines the books of Genesis - Kings (as listed in the Hebrew canon) with special attention given to the theological contributions each book provides for the overall shape of the Old Testament. The historical background of Israel and the Ancient Near East will also be considered. Core requirement for Applied Theology or Christian Studies majors. (3 units; Fall and Online)

SemesterCourse SectionDatesLocationInstructor
Spring 2025 CST210-BE Session 1
01/06/2025
03/02/2025
Online STAFF, STAFF

This class examines the books of Isaiah - 2 Chronicles (as listed in the Hebrew canon) with special attention given to the theological contribution each book provides for the overall shape of the Old Testament. The literary structure of each book and the cultural background of Israel and the Ancient Near East will also be considered. Core requirement for Applied Theology or Christian Studies majors. (3 units; Spring and Online)

SemesterCourse SectionDatesLocationInstructor
Spring 2024 CST220-BE Session 1
01/08/2024
03/03/2024
Online Slunaker, Joseph Gregory
Summer 2025 CST220-BE Session 1
05/05/2025
06/29/2025
Online STAFF, STAFF

An investigation of the testimony provided by the Gospels concerning the life of Jesus of Nazareth, with special attention given to the critical issues prompted by such study. (3 units; Fall and Online)

SemesterCourse SectionDatesLocationInstructor
Summer 2024 CST230-BE Session 1
05/06/2024
06/30/2024
Online Wilhite, Shawn J.

An introductory consideration of the incidents, individuals, and issues included in the historical, epistolary, and apocalyptic portions of the New Testament. (3 units; Spring and Online)

SemesterCourse SectionDatesLocationInstructor
Fall 2024 CST240-BE Session 2
10/28/2024
12/22/2024
Online STAFF, STAFF

 

An expanded study of the biblical doctrines of God, humanity, and sin. (3 units; Fall and Online)

SemesterCourse SectionDatesLocationInstructor
Summer 2024 APT371-BE Session 1
05/06/2024
06/30/2024
Online Gill, John J

An expanded study of the biblical doctrines of salvation, the person of Christ, the church, and last things. (3 units; Spring and Online)

SemesterCourse SectionDatesLocationInstructor
Summer 2024 APT372-AE Session 2
07/01/2024
08/25/2024
Online Gill, John J

Ministry Leadership is a study of the nature of the church, the roles of ministry leaders, and practical strategies for leadership. (3 units; Spring and Online)

SemesterCourse SectionDatesLocationInstructor
Fall 2024 APT482-BE Session 1
09/02/2024
10/27/2024
Online STAFF, STAFF

An examination of Baptist history and doctrine with respect to other Christian denominations and non-denominational churches. Attention will be given to the global impact of Baptists through local church renewal, promotion of religious liberty, participation in missions, and biblical fidelity. Core requirement for Applied Theology students, Christian Studies majors and minors. (3 units; Fall, Spring, and Online)

SemesterCourse SectionDatesLocationInstructor
Fall 2024 CST300-BE Session 1
09/02/2024
10/27/2024
Online STAFF, STAFF

A historical and theoretical consideration of interpretative methodology as illustrated by and applied to selected texts from various portions of the biblical materials. Core requirement for Christian Studies majors and minors. Prerequisite: Previous Biblical Studies coursework. (3 units; Fall, Spring, and Online)

SemesterCourse SectionDatesLocationInstructor
Spring 2025 CST350-BE Session 1
01/06/2025
03/02/2025
Online STAFF, STAFF
Spring 2025 CST350-AE Session 1
01/06/2025
03/02/2025
Online STAFF, STAFF

A survey of the development of the Christian church from the close of the New Testament period to the present time, with special attention to the origin of various denominations. Core requirement for Christian Studies majors and minors. (3 units; Fall, Spring, and Online)

SemesterCourse SectionDatesLocationInstructor
Spring 2024 CST360-AE Session 1
01/08/2024
03/03/2024
Online Gill, John J
Spring 2024 CST360-CE Session 1
01/08/2024
03/03/2024
Online Gill, John J
Spring 2024 CST360-BE Session 1
01/08/2024
03/03/2024
Online Gill, John J
Summer 2025 CST360-CE Session 1
05/05/2025
06/29/2025
Online STAFF, STAFF
Summer 2025 CST360-BE Session 1
05/05/2025
06/29/2025
Online STAFF, STAFF
Summer 2025 CST360-AE Session 1
05/05/2025
06/29/2025
Online STAFF, STAFF

An examination of the issues faced by today's Christian missionaries, including divine call, recruitment, theological issues, cultural problems, political involvement, methodology, and indigenization. Student involvement in missions-related activities is expected. (3 units; Online)

SemesterCourse SectionDatesLocationInstructor
Spring 2024 CST381-BE Session 2
03/04/2024
04/28/2024
Online Nehrbass, Kenneth
Summer 2025 CST381-BE Session 2
06/30/2025
08/24/2025
Online STAFF, STAFF

This course will explore perennial social ethics issues as they relate to Christian faith and life. Topics include key social problems, the Church's historical responses to those issues, and the biblical teachings with regard to core Christian doctrines (e.g., creation, fall, redemption, image of God, neighbor love). Standard models of Christian engagement in society with respect to the individual believer, the local church, and the global Christian Church will also be considered. Prerequisite: 3 units of Biblical Studies coursework. (3 units; Fall and Online)

SemesterCourse SectionDatesLocationInstructor
Spring 2024 CST425-BE Session 2
03/04/2024
04/28/2024
Online Welbaum, Sam D.
Summer 2025 CST425-BE Session 2
06/30/2025
08/24/2025
Online STAFF, STAFF

A study of the basic principles for preparing and delivering biblical sermons, with an emphasis on the writing, delivery, and analysis of expository sermons. Prerequisite: Previous Biblical Studies coursework. (3 units; Spring and Online)

SemesterCourse SectionDatesLocationInstructor
Spring 2025 CST451-AE Session 2
03/03/2025
04/27/2025
Online STAFF, STAFF

An introduction to the Bible's theological and canonical formation, major themes, and overall story with a specific emphasis on the relationship between the Testaments. An Online and Professional Studies BACS students only. (3 units; Online)

SemesterCourse SectionDatesLocationInstructor
Summer 2024 CST460-BE Session 2
07/01/2024
08/25/2024
Online Slunaker, Joseph Gregory

A study of the practical duties of the modern pastor, with emphasis given to problems arising in the performance of regular pastoral duties as well as those created by the environment. (3 units; Online)

SemesterCourse SectionDatesLocationInstructor
Fall 2024 CST480-BE Session 2
10/28/2024
12/22/2024
Online STAFF, STAFF

This course is an introduction to the major religious traditions of the world, particularly Hinduism, Buddhism, Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. The historical development and key figures, as well as major doctrines and practices are explored. (3 units; Fall, Spring, and Online)

SemesterCourse SectionDatesLocationInstructor
Spring 2024 PHI353-AE Session 1
01/08/2024
03/03/2024
Online Galiano, Juan Carlos,, Jr
Spring 2024 PHI353-CE Session 2
03/04/2024
04/28/2024
Online Schmidt, Russell Joseph
Spring 2024 PHI353-BE Session 2
03/04/2024
04/28/2024
Online Galiano, Juan Carlos,, Jr
Summer 2024 PHI353-AE Session 1
05/06/2024
06/30/2024
Online Galiano, Juan Carlos,, Jr
Summer 2024 PHI353-CE Session 2
07/01/2024
08/25/2024
Online STAFF, STAFF
Fall 2024 PHI353-BE Session 1
09/02/2024
10/27/2024
Online STAFF, STAFF
Fall 2024 PHI353-AE Session 2
10/28/2024
12/22/2024
Online STAFF, STAFF
Spring 2025 PHI353-AE Session 1
01/06/2025
03/02/2025
Online STAFF, STAFF
Spring 2025 PHI353-CE Session 2
03/03/2025
04/27/2025
Online STAFF, STAFF
Summer 2025 PHI353-AE Session 1
05/05/2025
06/29/2025
Online STAFF, STAFF
Summer 2025 PHI353-BE Session 2
06/30/2025
08/24/2025
Online STAFF, STAFF
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Online General Education

in addition to completing major courses, students are also required to complete general education requirements in order to earn a bachelor's degree.

See General Education Requirements


*Curriculum subject to change.