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  • 1st Grade

    • History

      The standards for 1st grade students include an introduction to the lives of leaders in the history of Virginia and their contributions to the Commonwealth. Students should develop basic map skills. They should study the economic concepts of goods and services, consumers and producers, and making economic choices. Students should learn to apply the traits of a good citizen and recognize that communities in Virginia have local governments. They should learn that communities include people who have diverse ethnic origins, customs, and traditions, who make contributions to their communities, and who are united as Americans by common principles.
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    • Science

      The Liberty University Online Academy’s 1st grade Science course presents students with a wide range of scientific concepts and truths. Students will learn how to classify based on characteristics, understand the relationships among objects and their interactions with one another, realize the basic effects the sun and Earth have on each other, and study the connection between seasonal changes and plant and animal activities. Each lesson’s design is interactive and engaging, incorporating many exciting experiments and activities. The course focuses on fully integrating a Biblical worldview into an often secularized subject. Students will explore a wide range of topics, including the Scientific Method, force, motion, energy, matter, Earth and space systems, life processes, and Earth’s resources.
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    • Literacy

      The Liberty University Online Academy’s 1st grade Literacy course seeks to nurture and further develop students’ literacy skills garnered in kindergarten. The course focuses on phonics, reading, writing, spelling, vocabulary, and grammar. The entire literacy course is interwoven with God’s truths and principles. The literature selections are taken from both fiction and non-fiction texts and will benefit the students in developing strong reading comprehension and fluency skills. Additionally, creative writing strategies are used in this course to assist students in expressing their thoughts effectively. Students will explore a wide range of topics, including developing a reading and writing toolbox, types of writing, discovering the main idea, and retelling stories.
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    • Bible

      The Liberty University Online Academy’s 1st grade Bible course allows students to explore important people in the Bible and what they can learn from them. They will also explore stories and verses in the Bible that teach them how to live their life for Jesus Christ. Each lesson asks them a question and then takes them through a lesson that helps them to find the answer. The life verse in each lesson is a verse they should practice and try to memorize to hide God's Word in their heart. At the end of each lesson, there is a prayer suggestion that teaches the student how to talk with God.
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    • Math

      The Liberty University Online Academy’s 1st grade Math places an emphasis on counting, comparing, and ordering sets of up to 110 objects; recognizing and describing simple repeating and growing patterns; and tracing, describing, and sorting plane figures. Students’ understanding of number is expanded through recognizing and describing part-whole relationships for numbers up to 10, solving story and picture problems using addition and subtraction within 20; using nonstandard units to measure; and organizing and interpreting data. Fractional concepts will be expanded through sharing scenarios involving halves and fourths. The acquisition of specialized mathematical vocabulary and language is crucial to a student’s understanding and appreciation of the subject and fosters confidence in mathematics communication and problem solving. Problem solving is integrated throughout the content strands. The development of problemsolving skills is a major goal of the mathematics program at every grade level. The development of skills and problem-solving strategies must be integrated early and continuously into each student’s mathematics education.
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  • 2nd Grade

    • Language Arts

      The Liberty University Online Academy’s 2nd grade Language Arts program will enhance literary skills in each student. Literary sections with spelling, grammar, and writing skills are included. The student will progress in phonetic strategies when reading. This course will focus on comprehension and ways to decode words. Fiction and non-fiction books will be utilized in teaching literary components. All components will be based upon Biblical truths as found in the Bible. Students will read a wide range of books which include: Frog and Toad by Arnold Lobel, Henry and Mudge by Cynthia Rylant, Arthur’s Reading Race by Marc Brown, Duck on a Bike by David Shannon, Helen Keller by Margaret Davidson, and Sarah Plain and Tall by Patricia MacLachlan.
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    • Bible

      The Liberty University Online Academy’s 2nd grade Bible course will utilize Scripture and Bible characters to teach character in everyday life by applying what these historical people did in their part of history. Not only will students learn to apply positive character traits in their own daily living, they will learn Scripture through Bible verses and will learn how to apply these verses in life.
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    • Math

      The Liberty University Online Academy’s 2nd grade Math course extends the study of number and spatial sense to include three-digit whole numbers and solid geometric figures. Students will continue to learn, use, and gain proficiency in the basic addition facts through the tens table and the corresponding subtraction facts. Students will begin to use U.S. Customary and metric units of measure; predict, using simple probability; and create and interpret picture and bar graphs. Students will work with a variety of patterns and will develop knowledge of equality by identifying missing numbers in addition and subtraction facts. Mathematics has its own language, and the acquisition of specialized vocabulary and language patterns is crucial to a student’s understanding and appreciation of the subject. Students should be encouraged to use correctly the concepts, skills, symbols, and vocabulary identified in the following set of standards. Problem solving has been integrated throughout the six content strands. The development of problem-solving skills should be a major goal of the mathematics program at every grade level. Instruction in the process of problem solving will need to be integrated early and continuously into each student’s mathematics education. Students must be helped to develop a wide range of skills and strategies for solving a variety of problem types.
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    • History

      The Liberty University Online Academy’s 2nd grade History program includes an introduction to the lives of Americans and their contributions to the United States as well as the heritage of the American Indians, past and present. Students should continue developing map skills and demonstrate an understanding of basic economic concepts. The students will identify selected American individuals who have worked to improve the lives of American citizens. The students will recognize that the United States is a land of people who have diverse ethnic origins, customs, and traditions, who make contributions to their communities, and who are united as Americans by common principles.
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    • Science

      The Liberty University Online Academy’s Science course will show God’s creation in all of science. Many hands-on activities will be incorporated to show exactly how a concept works or is displayed. Journals will be used to observe and note observations that are made. God’s creation and design of our world will be the emphasis of the science program.
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  • 3rd Grade

    • Language Arts

      The Liberty University Online Academy’s 3rd grade Language Arts course utilizes innovative technology resources and engaging activities for students. The course focuses on spelling, vocabulary, correct word usage, punctuation, capitalization, and the utilization of the parts of speech. The entire language arts course is interwoven with God’s truths and principles. Literature selections will benefit students in developing strong reading comprehension and fluency skills. Additionally, creative writing strategies are used in this course to assist students in expressing their thoughts effectively.
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    • Math

      The Liberty University Online Academy’s 3rd grade Math Course provides students with exceptional opportunities to make real Biblical worldview connections to math through engaging and exciting lessons, materials, and activities. The math course utilizes a Biblical theme in each math module that helps the students to review their prior knowledge and continue to build a solid foundation for continued future knowledge. An end of the course math review and simulation allows the students to utilize their acquired math skills through an innovative process that will encourage and excite each student’s interest in math.
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    • Bible

      The Liberty University Online Academy’s 3rd grade Bible course encourages and teaches students how to make Jesus the Ultimate Teacher of their lives. Through the utilization of God’s Truth, engaging materials, and intriguing technological activities, students will explore the life of Jesus and the choices He wants us to make for our lives. Additionally, students will research the lives of Biblical figures and examine Christian character traits. Students will learn Christian values, strengthen their faith, memorize Scripture, and most importantly, apply it to their daily lives. This Bible course is designed to help students expand their knowledge of Christ and His teachings. Ultimately, it will provide valuable opportunities for students to develop closer and more powerful relationships with Christ our Savior.
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    • Science

      The Liberty University Online Academy’s 3rd grade Science course provides students with an opportunity to discover scientific topics through interactive and engaging activities and lessons. Students will study various aspects of God’s creation and will do so with imperative Christian values as the guide. The truths of Creation and God’s design will be interwoven throughout the course allowing students to learn sound scientific knowledge framed in a Biblical worldview.
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    • History

      The Liberty University Online Academy’s 3rd grade History Course provides students with exciting and engaging opportunities to explore historical events, people, and places that have helped to shape the United States. Biblical truths are woven continuously throughout the course allowing students to see and experience God’s incredible plan throughout history. The in-depth explorations pave a clear path for students to embrace past history patterns that are preparing them and future generations to be Christ-followers. A special student history showcase at the end of the course allows students to utilize their own special God-given talents, interests, and historical knowledge in a unique project.
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  • 4th Grade

    • Bible

      The Liberty University Online Academy’s 4th grade Bible course immerses students in God’s Word in an effort to help them understand who God is, what He’s done, and what He offers each individual. Students will study the life of Jesus, the Psalms, the Proverbs, the Fruit of the Spirit, how God deals with sin, and how God blesses obedience.
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    • Language Arts

      The Liberty University Online Academy’s 4th grade Language Arts course allows students to interact with exciting reading text, practice grammar skills, embrace the components of great writing, and spell grade level appropriate words. Students will enjoy reading books like The Tale of Despereaux, Because of WinnDixie, Stone Fox, I Survived the Sinking of the Titanic, Chocolate Fever, Jackie Robinson, and read a book about a Famous American. Students will complete a written and oral presentation on the Famous American book they choose.
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    • Math

      The Liberty University Online Academy’s 4th grade Math course promotes problem solving skills by teaching students how to add, subtract, multiply, divide, average, and write the value of multi-digit numbers. Students learn how to apply mathematical concepts to everyday life using decimals, fractions, estimation, probability, measurement (US and Metric), graphs, word problems involving making change with money, and basic geometry.
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    • History

      The Liberty University Online Academy’s 4th grade History course gives students an overview of how America came to be. Students will see the development of the new nation and study the events and people that contributed to the free America we live in today. Students will take a journey through Jamestown, the Revolutionary War, the Civil War, and present day America.
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    • Science

      The Liberty University Online Academy’s 4th grade Science course challenges students to gain a better understand of God as they investigate the world through research, projects, and activities. The fourth grade science course is comprised of exciting units that cover the following: creation, space, weather, rocks and minerals, plants, insects, ecosystems, friction, force, and electricity.
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  • 5th Grade

    • Bible

      The Liberty University Online Academy’s 5th grade Bible course encourages and teaches students the importance of daily Bible reading and Scripture memory. Through the utilization of God's Truths and engaging materials, students will explore the following topics: God’s Judgment and Grace, the Armor of God, Fruits of the Spirit, Building Godly Character, and Obedience. Students will also study how they can be Christ followers and carry God’s message around the globe and in their own community.
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    • Language Arts

      The Liberty University Online Academy’s 5th grade Language Arts course places an emphasis on reading comprehension by comparing fiction and nonfiction texts. In fiction texts, students will explain plot development and conflict resolution and differentiate between first and third person points of view. Fifth grade students will have an increased emphasis on nonfiction reading by identifying authors’ organizational patterns, and using the text to support opinions and conclusions. The student will continue to expand vocabulary using knowledge of roots, affixes, synonyms, antonyms, and homophones. Students will use the writing process to write in a variety of forms including narrative, descriptive, expository, and persuasive. Students will demonstrate the ability to collaborate with diverse teams working respectfully with others, using active listening skills, and showing value for individual contributions. Students will deliver multimodal presentations and compare/contrast a variety of techniques used in media messages. The student will demonstrate comprehension of the research process by evaluating the relevance, reliability, and credibility of information collected to create a research product. The student will define the meaning and consequences of plagiarism.
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    • Math

      The Liberty University Online Academy’s 5th grade Math course places emphasis on number sense with whole numbers, fractions, and decimals. This focus includes concepts of prime and composite numbers, identifying even and odd numbers, and solving problems using order of operations for positive whole numbers. Students will develop proficiency in the use of fractions and decimals to solve practical problems. Students will collect, display, and analyze data in a variety of ways and solve probability problems, using a sample space, a tree diagram, or the Fundamental Counting Principle. Students will also solve problems involving volume, area, and perimeter. Students will be introduced to expressions with a variable. Students will solve problems using strategies including place value and the properties of addition and multiplication. All of these skills assist in the development of the algebraic concepts needed for success in the middle grades. Problem solving is integrated throughout the content strands. The development of problemsolving skills is a major goal of the mathematics program at every grade level. The development of skills and problem-solving strategies must be integrated early and continuously into each student’s mathematics education.
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    • History

      The Liberty University Online Academy's 5th grade History course provides students with skills for historical and geographical analysis to explore the early history of the United States and to understand ideas and events that strengthened the union. The standards for this course relate to the history of the United States from pre-Columbian times until 1865. Students will continue to learn fundamental concepts in civics, economics, and geography as they study United States history in chronological sequence and learn about change and continuity in our history. They will also study documents and speeches that laid the foundation for American ideals and institutions and will examine the everyday life of people at different times in the country's history through the use of primary and secondary sources.
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    • Science

      The Liberty University Online Academy’s 5th grade Science course emphasizes the importance of selecting appropriate instruments for measuring and recording observations. The organization, analysis, and application of data continue to be an important focus of classroom inquiry. Science skills from preceding grades, including questioning, using and validating evidence, and systematic experimentation are reinforced at this level. Students are introduced to more detailed concepts of sound and light and the tools used for studying them. Key concepts of matter, including those about atoms, molecules, elements, and compounds, are studied, and the properties of matter are defined in greater detail. The cellular makeup of organisms and the distinguishing characteristics of groups of organisms are stressed. Students learn about the characteristics of the oceans and Earth's changing surface.
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  • 6th Grade

    • Language Arts

      The Liberty University Online Academy’s 6th grade Language Arts course utilizes innovative technology resources and engaging activities for students. The course allows students to interact with exciting literature, practice grammar skills, embrace the components of great writing, and spell grade level appropriate words. Students will enjoy reading the novels A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L'Engle and Shades of Grey by Caroline Reeder. The novels and other literary activities will benefit the students in developing strong reading comprehension and fluency skills.
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    • Science

      The Liberty University Online Academy’s 6th grade Science course provides students with an opportunity to discover scientific topics through interactive and engaging activities and lessons. Students will dive into God’s world through the units that will employ imperative Christian values. The truths of Creation and God’s design will be interwoven continuously throughout the entire course allowing students to gain solid science knowledge with a Biblical worldview. Students will explore a wide range of topics which include the following: Creation, Tools of Science, Matter, Chemistry, Water and the Water Cycle, the Earth and its Atmosphere, Biomes, and Oceans, the Earth and its Surface, Earth’s Resources, and the Universe and Solar System.
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    • Bible

      Liberty University Online Academy’s 6th grade Bible course teaches students that the Bible tells a consistent story of how God is seen in the lives of humans in the Old and New Testament and the story of the Messiah. Through the utilization of God's truths, engaging materials, and intriguing technology activities, students will explore the Old Testament books of Genesis through Chronicles. Additionally, students will research the lives of Biblical figures. Students will memorize, but most importantly apply Scripture to their lives, learn about important Christian character traits, and strengthen their faith. This course is designed to help students greatly expand their knowledge of the Bible and how it applies to their lives.
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    • Math

      The Liberty University Online Academy’s 6th grade Math course promotes problem-solving skills by teaching students how to make real-world connections with mathematics through the teaching of number theory, graphing and statistics, estimation, and solving real-world problems. Students are also taught the mathematical concepts of the order of operations, integers, decimals, fractions, ratios and probability, measurement, geometry, and beginning algebra. These concepts are taught using engaging lessons, hands-on activities, videos, and interactive games.
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    • History & Geography

      The Liberty University Online Academy's 6th grade History course provides students with exciting and engaging opportunities to explore historical events, people, and places that have helped to shape our present and will help shape our future. Biblical truths are woven continuously into the course, allowing students to see and experience God and His incredible plan throughout history. The in-depth explorations pave a clear path for students to embrace past history patterns that are preparing them and future generations to be Christ followers. Students will explore a wide range of topics which include: the Civil War, Reconstruction and New Frontiers, the Rise of Industry and the Turn of the Century, the First Decade of the New Century, the Decades of the 20th Century, and the United States today.
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  • 7th Grade

    • English

      The Liberty University Online Academy's 7th grade English course continues to build on the sequential review and development of grammar and communication skills in writing. An evaluation of literature develops analytical skills using examples of short stories, two novels, poetry, and drama selected from a variety of periods and authors. A research paper using appropriate style, format, and research methods will be written.
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    • Bible

      The Liberty University Online Academy’s 7th grade Bible course, Heroes of the Faith, walks students through the study of Christian martyrs and heroes who have sacrificed, some even their lives, for the cause of Christ. Throughout the course, there are missionary highlights and stories behind Christian hymns and songs. This Bible course also encourages and teaches students the importance of daily Bible reading and Scripture memory. Students will explore a wide range of heroes, including the following: Gideon, Samuel, Stephen, Paul, Clement of Rome, John Wycliffe, Martin Luther, Matthew Henry, David Brainerd, William Carey, Florence Nightingale, Mary Slessor, C.S. Lewis, Jim and Elisabeth Elliot, and Billy Graham.
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    • Math

      The Liberty University Online Academy's 7th grade Math course is a review of material learned in Math 6 and will continue to prepare the student for the skills and concepts needed for Pre-Algebra. As the student goes through each lesson, he/she will learn important skills and concepts that will aid in using math as a tool in many applications of both real life problems and in abstract thinking. The student will be given opportunities to practice computation and use higher level thinking skills.
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    • History & Geography

      The Liberty University Online Academy's 7th grade History course, United States History: Civil War to the Modern Era, provides students with exciting and engaging opportunities to explore historical events, people, and places that have helped to shape our present and will have helped our future. Biblical truths are woven continuously into the course, allowing students to see and experience God and His incredible plan throughout history. The in-depth explorations pave a clear path for students to embrace past history patterns that are preparing them and future generations to be Christ followers. Students will explore a wide range of topics which include the following: Geography and Map Skills, Civil War, Reconstruction, Reshaping the Nation, Emergence of Modern America, Turmoil and Change, Boom and Bust, World War II, and the Modern Age.
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    • Life Science

      The Liberty University Online Academy's 7th grade Life Science course is an amazing journey that allows students to know God better through the study of His creation. This life science course will expand upon previous learning and set the foundation for science in high school. Students need to know the better they learn and understand the concepts presented in the life science course, the easier and more rewarding their high school courses will be. The student's understanding should encompass both the micro and macro aspects of life, and this life science course includes both. The major concepts covered are scientific inquiry, cells, organization of life, classification, cell processes, population dynamics, differences between and effects of biotic and abiotic factors, ecosystem dynamics, genetics and its applications, and change over time (micro-evolution vs. macro-evolution).
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  • 8th Grade

    • Civics

      The Liberty University Online Academy’s 8th grade Civics course explores the many aspects of America’s government. Lessons cover fundamental values and principles, rights, responsibilities, limits, founding documents, Biblical foundations of the U.S. government, and the roles of the branches of government. This course introduces students to state government, political parties, and economics. Topics in this course will enable students to learn about their government so that they can be equipped with the tools they need to be informed and engaged citizens.
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    • Bible

      The Liberty University Online Academy’s 8th grade Bible course, Introduction to the Bible, is written to equip students with an introduction and understanding of major Bible doctrines and how they relate to their lives. Students will be introduced to different versions of the Bible, each book of the Bible, and how to study the Bible. The objective is to take the timeless truths of God’s Word and make them relevant and applicable in each student’s life.
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    • Pre-Algebra

      The Liberty University's Online Academy's Pre-Algebra course is an introductory algebra course designed to prepare students for Algebra I. Pre-algebra will review basic math concepts regarding number sense and the rules regarding math operations and the order of implementation. Students taking pre-algebra will practice concepts taught in previous math courses at higher levels and in ways that will broaden their skills. Students will also practice algebraic thinking in order to model and solve real-world problems. Geometric concepts and related formulas will be linked to algebraic thinking to prepare students for future courses.
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    • Language Arts

      The Liberty University Online Academy's English 8th grade course allows students to learn grammar rules that review and build on previous grades. Students are challenged to build an expanding vocabulary through higher level word studies. Students incorporate this knowledge into their writing through the creation of original writing pieces as well as recognition of terms in published works. Writing is an integral part of this curriculum as students learn not only the basics of the writing process but also how to create original pieces in a number of different writing genres. Literature, too, is a strong element in this English class. Students read works from various genres and cultures and respond to these works by means of projects and response pieces. All elements of this class are taught from a Biblical worldview that analyzes secular worldview messages that students encounter in their society daily.
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    • Physical Science

      The Liberty University Online Academy's Physical Science course is an introduction to chemistry and physics with an emphasis on utilizing the scientific method. God’s love for balance in the world He has created will be evident. Students will be introduced to scientists who built their theories on the Bible and through observations of the world around them. Student experiments are woven through the lessons so they can experience the thrill of science and develop an understanding of the “new language” being learned.
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  • Dual Enrollment

    • AVIA 210 (AIR 3210) - Private Ground I

      Provides an introduction to aviation terms and concepts, to include basic aerodynamics, aircraft systems, and FAA publications.

      Credits: 3


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    • AVIA 230 (AIR 3230) - Unmanned Aerial Systems

      This course provides the student with a detailed introduction into the history of unmanned flight and the current status of Unmanned Aerial Systems. The student will become knowledgeable of the capabilities and pay load of civilian Unmanned Aerial Systems. Additionally, they will become proficient in UAS simulation and will be introduced to actual UAS flights.

      Credits: 3


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    • THEO 104 (BIB 3104) - Intro to Theology Survey

      This course is an introduction to the basic tenets of Christianity.

      Credits: 4


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    • AVIA 105 (AIR 3105) - Aviation Survey

      This course is required for all aviation majors and designed for all students interested in an aviation career. Includes a general introduction of current aviation and historical events. This course includes an overview of basic aviation terminology, and potential careers in aviation. Further, it will expose students to the vast array of careers within the aviation sector. This course will introduce a student to Part 141 flight training, Aviation Medicals and Restricted ATP program.

      Credits: 3


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    • AVIA 320 (AIR 3320) - Instrument Flight

      This course will provide basic instrument flight training. The course will require approximately 35 hours and will include a combination of both aircraft and simulator flight training. The student will gain an in-depth knowledge of Air Traffic Control procedures, airway navigation, and both precision and non-precision instrument approaches. This course will prepare the student for the FAA Instrument Practical Test.

      Credits: 3


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    • ARTS 114 (ART 3114) - Intro to 3D Design

      A fundamental course with an emphasis on means of construction, analysis of materials and structural examinations that support conceptual development of 3 dimensional art. Emphasis placed on characterizing the elements and principles of design and how they each integrate to form fully realized works of 3D art. Students will develop projects using a variety of materials and methods.

      Credits: 3


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    • ARTS 201 (ART 3201) - History of Art I

      This course is a chronological survey of Western art and architecture from Prehistoric times to the 15th century, with the goal of analyzing works of art from a Christian worldview. Emphasis is placed on vocabulary development with special emphasis on methods of critical analysis of works of art. Students are responsible for maintenance of portfolio assignments. This portfolio will be used for class discussion periodically and turned in at the end of the semester.

      Credits: 3


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    • ARTS 222 (ART 3222) - Intro to Graphic Design

      An introduction to graphic design as a tool for visual communication. Graphic design skills and topics including a brief history of typography and printing; page layout design principles, the design process, page layout and image manipulation software, visual hierarchy, and critique will be explored in this course. Students will use the acquired skills to create basic graphic design materials for a variety of uses.

      Credits: 3


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    • SOCI 201 (ASC 3201) - Social Problems

      A study of social dilemmas such as crime, pollution, war, poverty, drug addiction, and racial discrimination. Course content is both theoretical and practical.

      Credits: 3


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    • PSYC 231 (ASC 3231) - Psychology of Adolescence

      An investigation of the psychological and environmental factors related to puberty, peer identification and identity conflict in the adolescent. Emphasis will be upon the development of self-identity and the problems faced by the American adolescent.

      Credits: 3


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    • AVIA 211 (AIR 3211) - Advanced Aviation Theory

      Students will focus on airmen certification requirements and the application of aviation knowledge and skills in decision making. Course content will include discussions on aircraft systems, cross-country flying, risk management, and automation.

      Credits: 3


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    • AVIA 310 (AIR 3310) - Instrument Ground

      The student will learn the FAA regulations, radio communications, air traffic control procedures, and meteorology as it relates to the instrument flight environment. The student will learn the proper use of radio navigational instruments and will be given study tools to prepare for the FAA Instrument written exam.

      Credits: 3


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    • ARTS 105 (ART 3105) - Art Appreciation

      The development of a satisfying discourse between the student and the work of art, employing a selective survey of major achievements and movements in the visual art of western civilization.

      Credits: 3


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    • ARTS 204 (ART 3204) - Medieval Art

      This course will survey the range of Medieval Art and Architecture from the fall of Rome to the 15th century in the west, placing an emphasis on the development of painting, mosaic, and manuscript illumination, as well as upon the development of the Romanesque and Gothic architectural styles. The arts of this vast period will be analyzed from within the Christian worldview with particular attention to Christian iconography.

      Credits: 3


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    • ARTS 209 (ART 3209) - Art as Communication

      This course serves to cultivate an understanding of the language, aesthetics and cultural impacts of visual communication. The focus is on discourse that fosters the development of ideational, analytical and rhetorical writing skills necessary for demonstrating critical thinking in the analysis and critique process concerning visual images. Two analytical papers—based upon studies of the visual images focusing on the agency of the image, the social practices and effects of its viewing and the specificity of views taken by various audiences—and a literary research paper, sequentially developed, are required.

      Credits: 3


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    • ARTS 223 (ART 3223) - Intro to Typography

      The course includes the study of type as a tool and a design element. Topics for discussion and exploration will include type identification, text and display usage, and actual letterform design.

      Credits: 3


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    • SOCI 200 (ASC 3200) - Intro to Sociology

      A study of social theories, their histories, social structures, functions, and conflict emphasizing human, institutional, and group interactions. The course provides an overview of political, economic and other cultural phenomena and methodologies of the results of scientific social research. In addition, it seeks to expand ideas, concepts, theoretical, and practical orientations by utilizing a comparative perspective.

      Credits: 3


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    • PSYC 221 (ASC 3221) - Psychology of Childhood

      A study of child growth and development from birth to puberty. Examination of the basic theories principles and practices of childhood training and education.

      Credits: 3


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    • PHSC 210 (SCI 3210) - Elements of Earth Science

      A study of the principles of physical and historical geology, oceanography, and meteorology for non-science majors.

      Credits: 3


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    • PHSC 211 (SCI 3211) - Elements of Earth Science Lab

      An optional lab experience to accompany PHSC 210.

      Credits: 1


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    • AVIA 215 (AIR 3215) - Private Ground II

      A continuation of AVIA 210 to include aircraft performance, meteorology, airport operations, and navigation.

      Credits: 3


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    • AVIA 220 (AIR 3220) - Private Flight I

      This course provides primary flight training in fundamental piloting skills. The student will be introduced to takeoffs, landings, ground reference maneuvers, traffic patterns and emergency procedures. Approximately 20 flight hours are required.

      Credits: 3


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    • AVIA 225 (AIR 3225) - Private Flight II

      This course is a continuation of AVIA 220 to include basic flight maneuvers, maximum performance takeoffs, landings, cross-country flights, and introduction to high density airport operations to prepare the student for the required FAA Private Pilot Practical Test. Approximately 25 flight hours is required.

      Credits: 3


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    • ARTS 202 (ART 3202) - History of Art II

      This course presents a chronological survey of Western art and architecture from the 15th century to the Post Modern Era, with the goal of analyzing works of art from a Christian worldview. Emphasis is placed on vocabulary development with special emphasis on methods of critical analysis of works of art. Students are responsible for maintenance of portfolio assignments. This portfolio will be used for class discussion periodically and turned in at the end of the semester.

      Credits: 3


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    • ARTS 211 (ART 3211) - Drawing I

      An introduction to basic drawing fundamentals including gesture line, contour line, positive and negative space, linear perspective, sight measurement techniques, modeling perspective, and composition.

      Credits: 3


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    • ARTS 213 (ART 3213) - American Art and Architecture

      Focusing on painting and sculpture in the United States, this course offers a survey of American art from the colonial settlements to the early 20th century. The unique social, political, and intellectual contexts of American art provide the basis for understanding the history and art of our own culture.

      Credits: 3


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    • PSYC 312 (ASC 3312) - Social Psychology

      Social psychology is the study of how the presence of other people affects an individual’s behavior, as well as how an individual forms opinions and attitudes about others. Topics in the course include interpersonal attraction, accuracy of eye-witness testimony, impact of TV on aggression, non-verbal communication, group decision making, and the impact of advertising on beliefs and behavior.

      Credits: 3


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    • EVAN 101 (BIB 3101) - Evangelism and Christian Life

      An in-depth study of how to lead people to Christ. Special attention will be given to the theology of all aspects of evangelism including the follow-up. Various methods of approach and presentation will be considered. Emphasis will be placed on evangelism and the local church for conservation of results.

      Credits: 2


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    • WRIT 201 (WRI 3201) - Intro to Creative Writing

      Students will learn the literary components, complexity, and craft of creative writing.

      Credits: 3


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    • AVIA 245 (AIR 3245) - Aviation Leadership

      The course will focus on how an aviator can promote effective and safe aviation operations by developing and employing sound human factors leadership principles. Crew resource management, threat and error management, and safety management system concepts and programs will be evaluated against actual situations and aircraft accident case studies to help students develop their analytic and evaluative skills. Students will also learn their own personal strengths and how those strengths relate to human factors elements that contribute to effective aviation teams and an organizational culture that promotes safe mission accomplishment.

      Credits: 3


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    • BIBL 105 (BIB 3105) - Old Testament Survey

      An introduction to the authorship and contents of the Old Testament books. Special attention will be given to important persons, places and events, as well as to key chapters in the Old Testament revelation.

      Credits: 2


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    • BIBL 104 (BIB 3106) - Survey of Old & New Testament

      This survey course is designed to lay a foundational understanding of Scripture via a historical survey of the Old and New Testaments. The student will engage a range of learning activities related to the issues interacting with biblical literature, basic hermeneutical principles, key themes and persons of the canon, and the redemptive theme of Scripture.

      Credits: 4


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    • EVAN 201 (BIB 3200) - Preparation for Personal Evangelism

      This course is designed to build upon the student's knowledge and understanding of personal evangelism by exploring three essential foundational areas: the content of the gospel, the fall of man, and the Great Commission as assigned by the Lord Jesus Christ.

      Credits: 3


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    • THEO 201 (BIB 3201) - Theology Survey I

      This is a general survey of Bible doctrine designed to synthesize and outline each of ten major areas of systematic theology, including prolegomena, bibliology, theology proper, Christology, angelology, and pneumatology.

      Credits: 2


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    • THEO 202 (BIB 3202) - Theology Survey II

      This is a continuation of general survey of Bible doctrine designed to synthesize and outline each of the ten major areas of systematic theology. Survey II includes anthropology, hamartiology, soteriology, ecclesiology and eschatology.

      Credits: 2


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    • APOL 220 (BIB 3220) - Intro to Apologetics

      This course equips students with a foundational understanding of, and skills within, the field of apologetics. Students will explore the major apologetic issues that arise today and will learn both the critical thinking skills and theological principles in order to respond persuasively.

      Credits: 3


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    • EVAN 220 (BIB 3225) - Effective Message Preparation

      This course presents valuable insights on presenting the timeless message of the death, burial, and resurrection of Jesus Christ and calling for a response of repentance and faith.

      Credits: 3


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    • PHIL 240 (BIB 3240) - Christian Evidences

      A survey of the evidences for the central truths of Christianity; the existence of God, the deity and resurrection of Christ and the authority and truth of the Bible.

      Credits: 3


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    • ARTS 113 (ART 3113) - Intro to 2D Design

      An introduction to visual thinking as well as the elements and principles of design. Concentration on the elements of design through production of artwork using a variety of materials and methods. Emphasis placed on understanding the elements and principles of design and how they integrate to form fully realized works of art. Students will explore composition and selection of subject matter.

      Credits: 3


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    • CRST 290 (BIB 3290) - History of Life

      An interdisciplinary study of the origin and history of life in the universe. Faculty will draw from science, religion, history, and philosophy in presenting the evidence and arguments for creation and against evolution. The online course is 3 semester hours credit.

      Credits: 2 or 3


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    • RLGN 301 (BIB 3301) - Research & Writing for Religious Disciplines

      This course builds upon the concepts for scholarly research and writing to prepare students for completing scholarly research and writing specifically within the religious disciplines. The course covers various methods and aims for research within religious disciplines, tools for performing scholarly research, and the tools for writing clearly and effectively in an academic setting. As such, this course lays the foundation for future academic writing in the religious disciplines.

      Credits: 3


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    • RLGN 360 (BIB 3361) - Practical Teaching of Scripture

      A study of the basic principles and methods of teaching and learning as they apply to the communication of the Scriptures across various age groups. The student will combine scholarly research, proper Bible study, and suitable theological formation in order to successfully teach a passage of Scripture. Additionally, the student will engage in the process of evaluation in order to determine the strengths and weaknesses of his or her teaching.

      Credits: 3


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    • CFRE 101 (CFE 3101) - Conversational French I

      An introductory course designed to develop practical conversational French skills. Intended for students whose first language is not French and/or have no previous French training and/or experience.

      Credits: 3


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    • CGRM 101 (CGR 3101) - Conversational German I

      This is an introductory course designed to develop practical conversational German skills. Intended for students whose first language is not German and/or have no previous German training and/or experience.

      Credits: 3


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    • CGRM 102 (CGR 3102) - Conversational German II

      This course will further the objectives of CGRM 101 by expanding students’ practical conversational skills. Intended for students whose first language is not German but who have previous German training and/or experience through CGRM 101.

      Credits: 3


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    • CGRM 103 (CGR 3103) - Conversational German III

      This course will further the objectives of Conversational German 101 and 102, with an increased focus on grammar and vocabulary supporting practical conversational skills. Intended for students whose first language is not German but who have previous German training and/or experience through CGRM 102.

      Credits: 3


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    • ARTS 205 (ART 3205) - 20th-21st Century Art

      This course presents a comprehensive study of the varied art forms from the beginning of the 20th century to the present, focusing upon the major artists and art movements, including Fauvism, Cubism, Futurism, Dada, Surrealism, Abstract Expressionism, Pop Art, and Postmodernism. The course will entail an examination of how art is disseminated, understood, and at times, misunderstood. Students will read, write about, and discuss essays, criticism, and interviews covering a wide range of media, and visit artists' studios and exhibition venues. Two analytical papers—based upon studies of the visual images focusing on the agency of the image, the social practices and effects of its viewing and the specificity of views taken by various audiences are required.

      Credits: 3


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    • PSYC 235 (ASC 3235) - Psychology of Adulthood

      The focus will be on viewing adult development as an integrative, dynamic and continuous process terminated only at death. The whole span of adulthood will be examined, including retirement and old age.

      Credits: 3


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    • PSYC 255 (ASC 3255) - Intro to Research

      An introduction to psychological research techniques and methodology designed to improve students’ understanding of the basic issues in the scientific methods of the social sciences. The goals of the course are: to improve students’ understanding of the concepts related to research methodology; to improve the students’ ability to communicate ideas about science, including a significant amount of writing; and survey of both quantitative and qualitative research methods.

      Credits: 3


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    • PSYC 320 (ASC 3320) - Behavior Modification

      The application, implementation, measurement, and evaluation of behavior management techniques in various settings including hospitals, institutions, and schools.

      Credits: 3


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    • PSYC 341 (ASC 3341) - Psychology of Personality

      The major historical and contemporary theories of the origin and development of personality are explored, emphasizing the role of the dynamics of personality.

      Credits: 3


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    • RLGN 104 (BIB 3107) - Christian Life & Biblical Worldview

      This is a study in the development and application of the biblical worldview. This course will include an introduction and application of critical thinking skills, as well as a study of religious and philosophical worldviews. Special attention will be given to the theology and methodology of evangelism.

      Credits: 4


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    • RLGN 105 (BIB 3108) - Intro to Biblical Worldview

      An introduction to the biblical worldview and contemporary moral issues. This course will introduce critical thinking skills. Religious and philosophical worldviews will also be explored.

      Credits: 2


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    • BIBL 110 (BIB 3110) - New Testament Survey

      An introduction to the authorship and contents of the New Testament books. Special attention will be given to important persons, places, events, as well as to key chapters in the New Testament revelation.

      Credits: 2


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    • ARTS 214 (ART 3214) - Art, Culture, and Technology

      This course traces the development of technology starting with genius inventors such as Leonardo da Vinci up to the present, and shows how technology has changed cultures and the art that they produce. The student will learn to raise vital questions on how technology has influenced culture and come to well-reasoned conclusions as to why culture has changed as a result. Through Group Projects the student will learn to work effectively with others in unraveling the complex influences of particular technological advances on culture.

      Credits: 3


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    • PHIL 201 (BIB 3203) - Philosophy & Contemporary Ideas

      A survey of the major positions and figures in philosophy and the cultural worldviews and practical applications that derive from them, focusing specifically on theism, naturalism and humanism in contemporary thought.

      Credits: 3


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    • BIBL 360 (BIB 3360) - Methodical Study of Scripture

      This course is an introduction to the basic principles of biblical interpretation and hermeneutical procedures. The student will develop the skills to practice a methodical approach to the observation, interpretation, and application of the Scripture across its various genres.

      Credits: 3


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    • THEO 360 (BIB 3362) - Theological Interpretation of Scripture

      This course is a survey of biblical theology with specific attention given to the primary theological themes of the Old and New Testament. It explores how each testament informs the redemptive storyline of the Bible. Various soteriological themes and theological systems such as dispensationalism and covenant theology are addressed. This is to lay a foundation for understanding the relationship between biblical theology and current theological issues.

      Credits: 3


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    • CHMN 201 (CHM 3201) - Intro to Church Ministries

      A practical study of Church Ministry with emphasis given to its biblical foundation, philosophy of ministry, and the various areas of ministry. The ministry is considered as a calling and a career.

      Credits: 3


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    • CINE 201 (CIN 3201) - Intro to Screenwriting

      This is a methods course intended to provide instruction in the fundamentals of screenwriting. Basic three-act structure, writing techniques, character development and screenwriting software will be covered. This class may be used as part of the required CORE curriculum needed for students to apply and enter into the residential Center for Cinematic Arts cohort their Junior year.

      Credits: 3


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    • SOWK 101 (COU 3101) - Intro to Social Work

      Introduction to Social Work and Social Welfare is a course that gives an overview of the field of social work practice. Topics regarding the ecclesiastical beginnings of the profession, additional historical components, the integration of faith and practice, as well as social work values and ethics will be explored.

      Credits: 3


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    • CCOU 201 (COU 3201) - Intro to Christian Counseling

      This course serves as an introduction to biblical counseling and helping ministry with special attention given to tough issues that pain today’s generations, the modern-day search for answers, and the biblical basis for a counseling ministry.

      Credits: 3


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    • SOWK 250 (COU 3250) - Health of the Social Worker

      This course emphasizes the personal health and self-care of the social worker.

      Credits: 3


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    • PSYC 101(ASC 3101) - General Psychology

      Introduction to Psychology as a scientific discipline concerned with the study of behavior. Consideration will be given to such topics as human development, motivation, emotion, perception, learning, personality, intelligence, measurement and applied areas.

      Credits: 3


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    • CCOU 202 (COU 3202) - Issues of Christian Counseling

      This course provides the framework to the structure and issues surrounding biblical counseling and helping ministries. Special attention will be given to the dealing with spiritual warfare, “brief therapy” model of counseling, life transitions, and crisis care.

      Credits: 3


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    • YOUT 201 (YOU 3201) - Survey of Youth Ministries

      A study of biblical principles in establishing and maintaining a ministry to adolescents. Emphasis is placed upon a system of philosophy and general principles for adolescent ministry. Special attention is given to developing a youth ministry mission statement, objectives and strategy.

      Credits: 3


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    • WRSP 201 (WMU 3201) - Old & New Testament Principles of Worship

      This course presents principles of Old and New Testament Worship. Included is a discussion of pre-tabernacle, tabernacle, temple, and synagogue worship. An overview of how Jesus, the disciples, and the early Christians worshipped is made in light of how believers will practice Worship in eternity. (Crosslisted with MUSC 202)

      Credits: 3


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    • WMUS 103 (WMU 3103) - Basic Music Skills for Worship Leading

      A practical introduction to harmonic, melodic, and rhythmic principles of music for the worship leader. Musical elements including key signatures, scales, intervals, chords, chord construction and chord progression are introduced as the foundation for harmonic analysis of traditional, contemporary Christian, popular, and jazz music. Special attention is given to the Nashville Number System and jazz harmony practices as an accepted methodology for music analysis. Examination of contemporary Christian music genres provides resource for practical application of harmonic principles. (Crosslisted with MUSC 105)

      Credits: 3


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    • WRSP 102 (WMU 3102) - Intro to Creative Worship

      This course is an introductory study of worship as related to the five senses. Application is made to lighting design, audio and video production, presentation software, banners, choreography and movement, staging, and a variety of multi-media possibilities. Students will prepare a class project that represents understanding and application of creative worship. (Crosslisted with MUSC 201)

      Credits: 3


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    • WRSP 101 (WMU 3101) - Intro to Worship Studies

      Designed to provide an understanding of music and worship in the local church and para-church ministries, this course provides an overview of a professional worship leader’s responsibility to the evangelical church. Emphasis is given to the reasons for studying worship, the impact of old and new testament worship; the relationship between music and worship; the principles for Biblical worship; the tasks of teaching and training worshipers; congregational worship leading; principles of evangelism through worship; and, the use of worship in promoting the mission and purpose of the local church. (Crosslisted with MUSC 200)

      Credits: 3


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    • PSYC 210 (ASC 3210) - Development Psychology

      An overview of the human life span from conception through senescence. Continuity of development as well as critical periods faced by the maturing human will be emphasized using contemporary theories and research as foundation materials.

      Credits: 3


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    • AMOA 256 (SCI 3256) - Medical Office Ethics and Law

      The student is educated about the general ethical and legal aspects in medicine with an emphasis upon confidentiality, HIPAA, risk management, licensing, contracts and professional liability.

      Credits: 3


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    • PHSC 122 (SCI 3122) - Elements of Astronomy Lab

      An optional lab to accompany PHSC 121. Attention will be given to laboratory procedures of astronomy, safety, observation skills and method, astronomical science and reasoning, conclusions/learning and practical astronomy.

      Credits: 1


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    • AMOA 206 (3206) - Medical Office Billing and Bookkeeping

      This course provides students with up-to-date information regarding best practices of patient billing and bookkeeping for a medical office.

      Credits: 3


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    • AMOA 207 (SCI 3207) - Medical Office Coding

      This course trains students in medical procedural and diagnostic coding skills. Emphasis is placed upon the utilization of coding manuals for insurance claim processing.

      Credits: 3


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    • MATH 114 (MAT 3114) - Quantitative Reasoning

      Applying mathematical tools and analysis to practical context, particularly focusing on using proportions and ratios. Basic statistical tools are developed and employed, including graphs, descriptive statistics, the normal curve, the basics of inferential reasoning and investigating correlation. Financial applications are particularly emphasized, as is the use of spreadsheets.

      Credits: 3


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    • MATH 115 (MAT 3115) - Mathematics for Liberal Arts

      A survey course for liberal arts majors including a review of algebra and an introduction to logic, probability and statistics, mathematical structures, problem solving, geometry and consumer applications.

      Credits: 3


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    • MATH 201 (MAT 3201) - Introduction to Probability and Statistics

      Introduction to descriptive statistics and probability, probability distributions, estimation, tests of hypotheses, chi-square tests, regression analysis, and correlation with applications in business and science. (Crosslisted with BUSI 230)

      Credits: 3


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    • AMOA 254 (SCI 3254) - Medical Office Infection Control

      This course educates the student regarding the seriousness of infection control within the medical office and the role the Medical Office Assistant plays in compliance.

      Credits: 3


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    • PHSC 121 (SCI 3121) - Intro to Astronomy

      An overview of the principles of astronomy as related to the Solar System for non-science majors. An optional weekly lab will be offered coincident with this course.

      Credits: 3


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    • MATH 121 (MAT 3121) - College Algebra

      Fundamental concepts of college algebra including sets, equations and inequalities, functions and graphs, polynomials, rational functions, exponential and logarithmic functions, linear inequalities, and linear programming.

      Credits: 3


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    • CSIS 208 (CSB 3208) - Application Programming

      Development of computer and programming skills, problem solving methods, and selected applications. This course provides a broad-based introduction to programming in Visual Basic. Students will learn how to build a program from the design phase all the way through to delivery.

      Credits: 3


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    • CSIS 209 (CSB 3209) - C# Programming

      Development of computer and programming skills using the C# language. Students will learn how to use C# to develop stand-alone applications in an IDE. Advanced concepts, such as database connectivity and web applications will also be examined.

      Credits: 3


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    • PLST 201 (PLW 3201) - Legal Research

      This course will introduce students to the court system, case law, statutes, and legal research methods. Paralegals are expected to perform legal research that is both competent and cost effective. This requires an understanding of legal systems and legal research techniques. In this course, students will gain hands-on experience by employing current legal research methods.

      Credits: 3


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    • PLST 202 (PLW 3202) - Legal Writing

      This course will introduce students to proper legal writing methods. The goal of legal writing is communication with the reader. During this course, students will learn legal writing techniques that will enable them to communicate effectively.

      Credits: 3


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    • PLST 220 (PLW 3210) - Civil Practice

      This course is the study of the rules and principles governing the process by which courts adjudicate civil disputes. The subject matter covered includes study of the judicial process and the relationship between procedural and substantive law; pleadings; principles of jurisdiction, including jurisdiction over persons and subject matter; service of process and allocation of jurisdiction between state and federal court systems; and the discovery of evidence.

      Credits: 3


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    • BIOL 101 (SCI 3101) - Principles of Biology

      An examination of the fundamental characteristics common among living things. Emphasis is placed upon studies of the cell, energy, metabolism, reproduction, heredity, ecology, phylogeny and the diversity of life.

      Credits: 3


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    • SOWK 270 (COU 3270) - Ethics in Professional Helping

      Ethics in Professional Helping is the study of values and principles of ethical decision making. Topics in the course are ethical dilemmas, critical thinking, professional codes of ethics, and common morality; each topic is evaluated through a biblical worldview.

      Credits: 3


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    • CJUS 230 (CRJ 3230) - Criminal Justice Research & Writing

      This course is an introductory course to research in the social sciences, both in traditional and online venues. It covers plagiarism, APA formatting, case briefing, academic writing, formal reporting, and memoranda. A major research paper is required.

      Credits: 3


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    • CJUS 330 (CRJ 3330) - Judicial Process

      This course is designed to increase the understanding of the criminal judicial process in the United States. It includes a study of the functioning of courts, judges, lawyers and law enforcement agencies, including judicial decision-making and the impact of court decisions on the American Republic.

      Credits: 3


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    • CJUS 340 (CRJ 3340) - Criminology

      This course is designed to examine theories regarding the nature and cause of criminal behavior and society’s response. It approaches crime from a philosophical, psychological, and sociological perspective. Most importantly, this course strives to integrate a theological, perspective to crime and punishment. (Formerly CJUS 210)

      Credits: 3


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    • CJUS 400 (CRJ 3400) - Criminal Law

      This course is designed to provide an overview of the legal elements that apply to criminal law, procedure, and evidence, including proof, intent, conspiracy, classifications of crimes and related punishments, culpable mental states, defenses, rules of evidence (including the exclusionary rule), and rights and procedures in the gathering of evidence.

      Credits: 3


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    • CSIS 110 (CSB 3009) - Intro to Computing Sciences

      A breadth-first introduction to the computing disciplines, with an emphasis on computer ethics and how computing technology impacts the world. Topics include: computing history; discrete mathematics; computer architecture and organization; algorithm design; languages; compilers; operating systems; applications; networks; databases; intellectual property; privacy; free speech; social consequences; computer crime; and codes of conduct. (Formerly CSCI 110)

      Credits: 3


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    • UNIV 104 (CSB 3101) - Instructional Technology for Successful Online Learning

      Designed to equip students for success as they transition into the online classroom, this course offers strategic information tailored to ensure academic excellence in this unique learning environment; this information includes Liberty University’s foundations and beliefs, Liberty University Online resources for success, Blackboard navigation techniques, time management strategies, the adult learner's responsibilities, methods for identifying and avoiding academic misconduct, scholarly research tactics, and approaches for selecting the appropriate courses towards completion of the preferred degree program.

      Credits: 3


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    • NURS 104 (SCI 3104) - Intro to Nursing and Medical Terminology

      This course focuses on an introduction to nursing education, nursing process, principles of teaching and learning, the current roles of nurses in health care, as well as the historical, ethical, political, social and legal aspects of nursing. This information is related to the curriculum requirements and career opportunities in nursing. Content also includes an introduction to Benner's model and nursing as a ministry. It provides basic understanding of medical terms and abbreviations. Includes study of prefixes, suffixes, word stems, and technical terms with emphasis on proper spelling, pronunciation and applications. Elementary aspects of the nursing process with special emphasis on assessment are incorporated.

      Credits: 3


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    • MATH 100 (MAT 3100) - Fundamentals of Mathematics

      A review of basic arithmetic and elementary algebra. A grade of C or better is required in order to go on to a higher-numbered mathematics course. This course may not be used in meeting General Education requirements in mathematics. (Developmental Math is a component of the Bruckner Learning Center.)

      Credits: 3


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    • MATH 126 (MAT 3126) - Elementary Calculus for Business and Science

      An introduction to differential and integral calculus with emphasis on applications in the areas of business and science. For non-mathematics majors only.

      Credits: 3


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    • CSIS 100 (CSB 3100) - Intro to Information Sciences & Systems

      This course examines the design, selection, implementation and management of enterprise Business solutions. The focus is on identifying critical business processes and envisioning how technology can be developed to provide solutions which generate competitive advantage Students learn how applying frameworks and strategies around the Business Process and Organization Strategy provide a competitive advantage. Topics include MIS and IT fundamentals, Information Systems Management and Using Enterprise Business Applications for competitive advantage. The course also includes a component for Technical Writing for Information Systems. (Formerly BMIS 200)

      Credits: 3


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    • BUSI 101 (CSB 3102) - Intro to Business

      The student will study all of the major aspects of operating a modern business. Emphasis is given to business practice for both small business and large corporate enterprises.

      Credits: 3


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    • INFT 111 (CSB 3111) - Computer Concepts & Applications (MAC)

      This course will introduce the student to the operation and use of Mac computers. Specific applications taught include operating systems, word processing, spreadsheets, and presentation software. In addition, student will learn basic terminology and concepts related to the use of computers in today's society.

      Credits: 3


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    • CSIS 112 (CSB 3112) - Advanced Programming

      Continuation of CSIS 111. Further development of discipline in program design, especially for larger programs. Introduction of pointers, simple data structures, recursion, internal sort/search methods. Programming assignments are required.

      Credits: 3


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    • NURS 105 (SCI 3105) - Medical Terminology

      This course provides basic understanding of medical terms and abbreviations. Includes study of prefixes, suffixes, word stems, and technical terms with emphasis on proper spelling, pronunciation and applications. Elementary aspects of the nursing process with special emphasis on assessment are incorporated.

      Credits: 1


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    • CSIS 111 (CSB 3113) - Intro to Programming

      Introduction to structured programming and algorithms with an object-oriented language. Topics include input/ output, flow of control, functions, and an introduction to software engineering. Programming assignments are required.

      Credits: 3


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    • INFT 126 (CSB 3126) - Adobe inDesign - Intro

      This course will introduce the student to Adobe InDesign. Specific skills taught include creating, editing, and publishing a created document to various media formats.

      Credits: 1


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    • INFT 127 (CSB 3127) - Adobe Photoshop - Intro

      This course will introduce the student to Adobe Photoshop. Specific skills taught include creating, editing, and publishing digital content, including photos, images, and effects.

      Credits: 1


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    • INFT 151 (CSB 3151) - Mobile Media Techniques

      This course will introduce students to mobile devices, concepts, and using established mobile apps. Students will use mobile devices to create and web publish mobile media content that will enhance their understanding of the tools and functions available to tell their stories, communicate content, and establish a web presence.

      Credits: 1


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    • INFT 152 (CSB 3152) - Social Media Tools - Intro

      This course will introduce the concepts and applications of social media. Students will gain hands on experience using readily available social media tools to create a social media presence on the internet.

      Credits: 1


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    • INDS 200 (CSB 3200) - Career Planning & Professional Development

      Designed to promote and strengthen early awareness of the career development process. While topics are personalized, competencies include assessing, identifying, and evaluating personal values and personality strengths for career application; conducting specific job research; and solidifying career plans using critical thinking and logic. Students will also develop a proficiency in networking and job search techniques, resume building, and effective interviewing skills for a relevant field of interest. This course also serves as a capstone requirement for the Interdisciplinary Studies AA degree program.

      Credits: 1


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    • BUSI 201 (CSB 3201) - Intermediate Business Computer Applications

      This laboratory experience offers the student a hands-on introduction to an electronic spreadsheet, a database program, and a presentation program. Upon this foundation, intermediate database and intermediate and advanced spreadsheet skills are taught. Throughout the course, there is an emphasis on the integration of the applications as they are applied to personal and organizational tasks. This course provides the IT foundations that are applicable for all curriculums.

      Credits: 3


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    • HLTH 252 (HPE 3252) - Drugs in Society

      An examination of alcohol, tobacco and other drugs effects upon individual, school and community.

      Credits: 3


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    • AMOA 203 (SCI 3203) - Medical Office Systems and Procedures

      This course prepares students for the administrative tasks relevant to operating and supervising a medical office of health professionals. Students learn to plan and organize work load, set priorities, develop initiative among employees and coordinate multiple tasks within a time sensitive environment. The value of compassionate professionalism when interacting with patients, family members and staff is stressed.

      Credits: 3


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    • CJUS 200 (CRJ 3200) - Intro to Criminal Justice

      An introductory course covering an overview of the whole criminal justice system in America, including discussion of law enforcement generally, the court systems, correctional organizations, the history of law enforcement in the U.S. and some other nations, and the ethics and philosophy of criminal justice generally.

      Credits: 3


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    • CJUS 350 (CRJ 3350) - Criminal Justice Ethics

      This course is designed to build upon the biblical foundations students should have developed from other courses (such as BIBL 105/110 and THEO 200/201) and enhance foundational ethical considerations into more developed and practical notions of right behavior within the realm of criminal justice praxis.

      Credits: 3


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    • LIFC 201 (LIF3201) - Intro to Life Coaching

      Offers an introduction to professional coaching from a Christian worldview with special attention given to coaching theories, practice, skills, and various coaching specialties. This will include an overview of common client presenting issues.

      Credits: 3


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    • LIFC 202 (LIF 3202) - Advanced Skills in Life Coaching

      An examination of the requisite skills, theoretical coaching models, and goals needed to become proficient and successful as a life coach. The course offers an overview of advanced skills and their application in professional life coaching relationships.

      Credits: 3


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    • ENGL 103 (LAN 3104) - Technical Communication for the Professions

      Technical communication refers to all communication done on the job, and this course has been designed for those individuals who seek an associate’s degree and wish to communicate effectively in their chosen professional field. The instructor will focus on on-the-job communication, including written documents such as resumés and cover letters to get job interviews.

      Credits: 3


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    • BUSI 310 (CSB 3310) - Principles of Management

      Management requires a balance between social (people) and technical (quantitative) perspectives, as well as between efficiency and effectiveness. This course emphasizes the application of these perspectives in each of the planning, organizing, leading and controlling functions.

      Credits: 3


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    • INFT 241 (CSB 3241) - CompTIA A+: Computer Hardware and Operating Systems Certification

      This course will introduce hardware, software, operating systems, and trouble-shooting. Students will learn basic skills in building and trouble-shooting computers, installing/configuring operating systems, and basic networking.

      Credits: 3


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    • AMOA 204 (SCI 3204) - Medical Office Insurance

      This course acquaints students with billing protocol concerning the various insurance filing demands of commercial group insurance, Medicare, Medicaid, Workman’s compensation claims and other third party billing entities.

      Credits: 3


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    • CSIS 325 (CSB 3325) - Database Management Systems

      The study of relational database architecture, design, access, administration and implementation in the context of various organizational environments. The course includes issues of data normalization, standard queries, and the use of popular relational and object technologies for building business-oriented applications. Assigned projects will provide hands-on experience with industry leading SQL and RDBMS tools and ER CASE tools currently popular in business and government settings. (Formerly BMIS 325)

      Credits: 3


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    • GEOG 200 (GEO 3200) - Intro to Geography

      An introduction course in the physical and cultural phenomena of the earth, stressing spatial distribution of these phenomena.

      Credits: 3


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    • GOVT 210 (HIS 3210) - Intro to Political Science

      A comparative survey of the scope, methodologies, and major schools of political science, including its links with history, economics, and other cognate fields.

      Credits: 3


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    • GOVT 215 (HIS 3215) - Logic and Legal Reasoning

      This course introduces pre-law students to the role of basic deductive and inductive logic in the context of legal reasoning, including the application of legal rules and the application of precedents. This course is ideal for students who plan to attend law school. It will explain the basic logic involved in the LSAT exam, as well as introduce students to the types of reasoning and argumentation encountered in the study of law.

      Credits: 3


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    • GOVT 220 (HIS 3220) - American Government

      The issues, interest and institutions of American politics, emphasizing the struggle between liberalism and conservatism.

      Credits: 3


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    • GOVT 230 (HIS 3230) - Public Policy Research and Writing

      This course will introduce students to the strategies, methods and practices of research and writing relevant to public policy analysis, formulation and decision making.

      Credits: 3


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    • GOVT 280 (HIS 3280) - Undergraduate Torts

      This course will introduce students to the strategies, methods and practices of research and writing relevant to public policy analysis, formulation and decision making.

      Credits: 3


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    • HLTH 105 (HPE 3105) - Intro to Health Professions

      A survey of the health professions and requirements for educational, job and market demands in selected health careers, including health promotion philosophy, goals, history and development.

      Credits: 3


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    • HLTH 211 (HPE 3211) - Applied Anatomy and Physiology I for Associate Degree

      An examination of the structure, function, and pathology of the various body systems and their roles, relevance, and applications in health and illness. The course employs virtual interactive cadaver dissection technology. The following topics are covered: introduction to the human body, organization of the body, the blood, cardiovascular system, lymphatic system, nervous system, special senses, endocrine system, and respiratory system.

      Credits: 3


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    • MATH 110 (MAT 3110) - Intermediate Algebra

      Review of exponents, polynomials, factoring, roots and radicals, graphing, rational expressions, equations and inequalities, systems of linear equations and problem solving. This course may not be used to meet the General Education requirement. (Developmental Math is a component of the Bruckner Learning Center.)

      Credits: 3


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    • CJUS 320 (CRJ 3320) - Corrections

      This course is designed to familiarize the student with the criminal correctional system in the United States. The student will review the history of corrections and procedural, statutory, and case law of American correction.

      Credits: 3


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    • INFT 110 (CSB 3110) - Computer Concepts & Applications (PC)

      This course will introduce the student to the operation and use of computers. Specific applications taught include operating systems, word processing, spreadsheets, and presentation software. In addition, students will learn basic terminology and concepts related to the use of computers in today’s society.

      Credits: 3


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    • HIUS 221 (HIS 3221) - Survey of American History I

      A survey of the political, social and economic developments of America from the colonizing experience through the Civil War with emphasis on the development of the American democratic tradition.

      Credits: 3


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    • HIUS 222 (HIS 3222) - Survey of American History II

      A survey of American history from Reconstruction to the present, stressing interpretation and analysis of major eras and trends.

      Credits: 3


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    • GLST 200 (GLS 3200) - Intro to Global Studies

      This course is an introduction to understanding the history, principles and foundations of global engagement. Additionally, this course lays the groundwork for an intercultural career and provides principles for engaging the current global environment. (Formerly ICST 200)

      Credits: 3


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    • GLST 220 (GLS 3220) - Intercultural Communication and Engagement

      This course will take a close look at behaviors and core values of the North American culture, identify areas where these values are barriers to effective intercultural communication and explore principles for effective engagement in another culture.

      Credits: 3


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    • GLST 290 (GLS 3290) - Cultural Anthropology

      This course will study systems of human behavior and thought for the purpose of improving understanding of people and their relationships. Several case studies will be used to illustrate these systems. (Formerly ICST 300) Credits: 3
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    • CSPA 101 (CSP 3101) - Conversational Spanish I

      An introductory course designed to develop practical conversational Spanish skills. Intended for students whose first language is not Spanish and/or have no previous Spanish training and/or experience.

      Credits: 3


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    • CSPA 102 (CSP 3102) - Conversational Spanish II

      This course will further the objectives of CSPA 101 by expanding students’ practical conversational skills. Intended for students whose first language is not Spanish but who have previous Spanish training and/or experience through CSPA 101.

      Credits: 3


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    • MATH 117 (MAT 3117) - Elements of Mathematics

      A development of basic concepts of elementary mathematics, including problem solving, logic, sets and binary operations, the natural numbers and their properties, deductive reasoning and the nature of proof, the integers, rational numbers, real numbers and their properties, relations, functions, and graphs.

      Credits: 3


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    • ECON 213 (MAT 3213) - Principles of Microeconomics

      Free market thought will be evaluated from the Christian perspective. The supply and demand model is used to analyze microeconomic issues including market structures, government regulations, labor market, financial market, and international trade.

      Credits: 3


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    • PHYS 101 (PHY 3101) - Elements of Physics

      A study of the basic concepts of physics for non-science majors. Included topics: Mechanics (motion, energy, simple machines, momentum, gravity), heat and thermodynamics, electricity and magnetism, sound and light, history and methodology of science.

      Credits: 3


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    • PLST 200 (PLW 3200) - Intro to Paralegal Studies

      This course will provide an introduction to the paralegal profession and the role of the paralegal within the law office. This survey course will introduce the student to the American legal system, civil litigation, criminal law and procedure, the appeals process, and substantive legal topics such as tort, contract law, and property law. Students will be taught a variety of administrative skills necessary in a law practice office including legal research, legal vocabulary, critical reading and writing, client interview, investigation, law office administration, and technologies. Legal ethics, professionalism, and biblical worldview will be taught.

      Credits: 3


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    • BIOL 102 (SCI 3102) - Principles of Human Biology

      An examination of structure, function, development and homeostatic interaction in higher organisms with special emphasis on human body systems.

      Credits: 3


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    • SCOM 110 (LAN 3110) - Media and Culture

      A global survey of digital communication (news, information, entertainment), including cultural impact, targeted messaging, collaborative solutions, and trust-relationships between content producers and their participating users. Course focus is on the application of these new forms of media in personal lives, organizations and business.

      Credits: 3


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    • ACCT 211 (CSB 3211) - Financial Accounting

      A study of basic transactions, general ledger accounts, books of original entry, closing and adjusting entry processes, trial balances, financial statements, accounting for assets, liabilities, sole proprietorship, equity, revenues, and expenses.

      Credits: 3


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    • CSIS 212 (CSB 3213) - Object-Oriented Programming

      A study of the general-purpose, secure, object-oriented, portable programs. This course prepares students to program stand-alone applications. It will cover features such as programming concepts, data types, operators, flow control statements, objects, classes, methods, arrays, and strings. The concept of object-oriented programming is emphasized.

      Credits: 3


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    • SOWK 260 (COU 3260) - Chemical Dependency

      Chemical Dependency is a course that presents an overview of the concepts associated with the use and abuse of alcohol and other drugs. Topics in the course are the various perspectives on treatment and prevention options; each topic is evaluated through a biblical worldview.

      Credits: 3


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    • ECON 214 (MAT 3214) - Principles of Macroeconomics

      The aggregate supply and demand model is used to analyze macroeconomic problems including business cycles, unemployment, and inflation. Government fiscal and monetary policies that may stabilize the economy are introduced and evaluated. The U.S. financial system and the value of U.S. dollar in the foreign exchange market are covered.

      Credits: 3


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    • PHYS 103 (PHY 3103) - Elements of Physics Lab

      An optional lab to accompany PHSC 101. Attention will be given to laboratory procedures of physics, safety, mathematics, measurement, and data manipulation and everyday uses of physics.

      Credits: 1


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    • PLST 205 (PLW 3205) - Foundations of Law

      An introduction to the theological and philosophical foundations of law, including the Augustinian concept of antithetical thinking; the Creator/creature distinction; the development of higher/natural law thinking; the basis for the distinction between the judicial and prudential methods of analysis; the origins and jurisdictional boundaries of family, church, and state: the schools of jurisprudence; and the biblical basis for the fundamental principles underlying the several courses that comprise the basic curriculum.

      Credits: 3


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    • PLST 206 (PLW 3206) - Ethics and Professional Responsibility

      The course is a study of the ethical rules and professional responsibilities of the paralegal within the legal profession. Students will study the Model Rules of Professional Conduct and analyze those rules as they pertain to specific cases.

      Credits: 3


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    • PLST 230 (PLW 3230) - Criminal Practice and Procedures

      This course will introduce the general principles, sources, and purpose of criminal law, including the following doctrinal issues that apply to crimes in general: the act requirement, the mens rea requirement, causation, liability for attempted crimes, accomplice liability, defenses, and criminal code interpretation. The course will also introduce the limitations imposed on law enforcement activities by the Fourth, Fifth, and Sixth Amendments to the U.S. Constitution as applied to the states through the Fourteenth Amendment. The course generally considers the criminal justice process from investigation through arrest and initial court appearance.

      Credits: 3


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    • ENGL 202 (LAN 3202) - American Literature II

      A survey of American literature following the American Renaissance. Two critical papers are required.

      Credits: 3


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    • ENGL 216 (LAN 3216) - English Literature II

      A survey of English Literature from 1660 to the present. Two critical papers are required.

      Credits: 3


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    • ENGL 221 (LAN 3221) - World Literature I

      A survey of literary works from around the world beginning with the earliest civilizations through about 1550 A.D. Two critical papers are required.

      Credits: 3


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    • ENGL 100 (LAN 3100) - Basic Composition

      This course focuses on proficiency in grammar, paragraph development, writing basic essays, and the writing process in general. A minimum of three paragraphs and two essays will be required. English 100 does not meet the general education requirements in English but does offer three elective credits.

      Credits: 3


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    • ENGL 101 (LAN 3101) - Composition & Rhetoric

      Through the critical engagement of a variety of texts, including written, oral, and visual, this course prepares students to become careful readers, critical thinkers, and skilled writers. Drawing upon rhetorical theory, it emphasizes the practices of analytical reading, informed reasoning, effective writing, and sound argumentation. The course requires 4,000 words of writing in no fewer than five writing projects, three of which are argumentative essays incorporating external sources.

      Credits: 3


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    • COMS 101 (LAN 3103) - Speech Communication

      Study and practice in communicating ideas competently in public speaking. Students are also given a foundation for development of communication skills in other human communication contexts, including dyadic and small group communication.

      Credits: 3


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    • BUSI 240 (CSB 3240) - Organizational Behavior

      This introductory course in organizational behavior integrates the management and behavioral principles, techniques, and concepts associated with the productivity of organizational resources. It focuses on human behavior in organizations and is primarily concerned with improving organizational efficiency and effectiveness through increased understanding of the behavior of people at work.

      Credits: 3


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    • BUSI 301 (CSB 3301) - Business Law

      Designed to increase the understanding of the American legal system and those legal principles which apply to the business environment. Business organizations, torts, contracts, employment relationships and issues, intellectual property, and international law are among the topics discussed.

      Credits: 3


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    • BUSI 303 (CSB 3303) - International Business

      An introduction to the field of international business. Topics to be covered include: country differences in political economy and culture; cross-border trade and investment; the global monetary system; global strategy; global market; and product development; global operations management; and global human resources management.

      Credits: 3


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    • CSIS 351 (CSB 3351) - System Analysis & Design

      This practical course in information systems development will cover the concepts, skills, methodologies (RAD as well as SDLC), and tools essential for systems analysts to successfully develop information systems. The course will also introduce the student to the Oracle Designer CASE tools, which will be used to assist in the documentation of the analysis and design phases. The course will include a significant amount of team-based activities, therefore issues associated with team interactions and processes will be discussed. (Formerly BMIS 351)

      Credits: 3


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    • HIEU 202 (HIS 3202) - History of Western Civilization II

      A survey of the major currents in Western civilization since 1648.

      Credits: 3


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    • ACCT 212 (CSB 3212) - Managerial Accounting

      A study of the fundamentals of managerial accounting with an emphasis on financial statement analysis, cost accounting measurement systems, cost-volume-profit analysis, managerial decision-making concepts, operational budgeting, standard cost systems and capital budgeting.

      Credits: 3


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    • BUSI 223 (CSB 3223) - Personal Finance

      Budgets, borrowing funds, stock ownership, savings, real estate as investments, and related tax matters are among the topics covered.

      Credits: 3


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    • BUSI 230 (CSB 3230) - Intro to Probability & Statistics

      Introduction to descriptive statistics and probability, probability distributions, estimation, tests of hypotheses, chi-square tests, regression analysis, and correlation with applications in business and science.

      Credits: 3


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    • ENGL 102 (LAN 3102) - Composition & Literature

      Composition and Literature continues the emphasis on writing. Two analytical papers—based upon studies of the short story, poetry, and drama—and a research paper, sequentially developed, are required.

      Credits: 3


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    • BUSI 300 (CSB 3300) - Business Communications

      Essential to all business professionals is a sound understanding of the theories and practice of organizational communication. This dynamic course presents the fundamentals of written, verbal, nonverbal, and technological communication.

      Credits: 3


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    • EDUC 200 (EDU 3200) - Principles of Education

      Students will examine historical, philosophical, legal, and sociological principles of education. Emphasis will be placed on current issues and terminology in the field of education.

      Credits: 3


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    • EDUC 205 (EDU 3205) - Learning Theory and Portfolio Development

      An introduction to learning theories with an emphasis on experiential learning. Here will also be a focus on learning and learning styles, including management and communications profiles. A major part of this course is the preparation of the Professional Development Profile and the Experiential Learning Portfolio.

      Credits: 3


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    • EDUC 304 (EDU 3304) - Classroom Management for Teachers

      This course will survey instructional approaches, materials, and methods for classroom management. Emphasis will be placed on management styles and the various methods associated with those styles.

      Credits: 3


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    • EDUC 305 (EDU 3305) - Educational Philosophy for Teachers

      This course presents the practical role of philosophy in the classroom. Emphasis is placed upon a careful analysis of current religious and education trends, and major philosophies are defined. Students will formulate a personal philosophy and apply that philosophy to their teaching methodology, lesson plan design, and delivery.

      Credits: 3


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    • ETHC 101 (ETH 3101) - Intro to Ethics

      This course is an introduction to the principles and techniques of rational decision making in morality. It includes a survey of ethical theories, a review of the basic principles of critical reasoning, and applications of both to moral issues.

      Credits: 3


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    • GOVT 200 (HIS 3200) - Constitutional Government & Free Enterprise

      Diverse introduction to political and economic ideas, government institutions, free market processes, public issues, economic policy and political and economic activity, emphasizing the close relationship between a system of limited constitutional government and the free enterprise economy and providing an overview of the Christian worldview with regard to government and economics.

      Credits: 3


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    • ETHC 205 (ETH 3205) - Ethical Reflections on Human Life

      A study of contemporary issues within the context of a biblical ethic of human life. This course will examine Christian principles about human life and flourishing, reflecting on issues concerning the beginning and end of human life as well those social and personal factors that promote a flourishing human life. Topics will include: Personhood, abortion, personal relationships, social and class relationships, social conflicts, euthanasia and assisted suicide.

      Credits: 3


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    • ETHC 210 (ETH 3210) - Science and Society

      A study of biological principles of physiology, genetics and disease with emphasis on application to human life. Topics are explored from a scientific and biological standpoint through a Biblical worldview. Successful students in this course will apply scientific knowledge and learned critical thinking skills to societal issues. Meets natural science requirement.

      Credits: 3


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    • JOUR 225 (JOU 3225) - Media Writing

      This course provides a survey of mass communication media formats and writing techniques from news for print and broadcast, to advertising and public relations. The course is designed to enhance the appreciation of the mass communication professional as well as provide an understanding of the basic techniques used by the professional to inform and/or persuade audiences. Students will write news stories, produce copy for broadcast news, create an advertising package, and develop a public service announcement. (Formerly COMS 220)

      Credits: 3


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    • HLTH 212 (HPE 3212) - Applied Anatomy & Phsyiology II for Associate Degree

      A continuation of HLTH 211 that examines the structure, function, and pathology of the various body systems and their roles, relevance, and applications in health and illness. The course employs virtual interactive cadaver dissection technology. The following topics are covered: the digestive system, the urinary system, the skin, the musculoskeletal system, and the reproductive systems.

      Credits: 3


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    • CSTU 101 (FNA 3101) - Western Culture

      A survey course which concentrates on the development of Western Culture. It is an integrated study of the visual, performing, and literary arts, and the discipline of philosophy that permeates all the arts. The scope of this course is broad, including the ancient world up to and including the modern world. (Formerly HUMN 101).

      Credits: 3


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    • HIEU 201 (HIS 3201) - History of Western Civilization I

      A survey of the major currents in Western civilization from its beginnings in the ancient Near East to 1648.

      Credits: 3


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    • EDUC 306 (EDU 3306) - Scholarly Writing and APA for Teachers

      This course provides professional development for preservice and inservice teachers in professional writing skills. Students will examine the principles of form, structure, grammars, and format.

      Credits: 3


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    • EDUC 307 (EDU 3307) - Instructional Practices for Differentiated Instruction

      This course provides professional development for preservice and inservice teachers in differentiated instruction.

      Credits: 3


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    • CSPA 103 (CSP 3103) - Conversational Spanish III

      This course is a continuation of Conversational Spanish 101 and 102, with an increased focus on grammar and vocabulary supporting practical conversational skills. Intended for students whose first language is not Spanish but who have previous Spanish training and/or experience through CSPA 102.

      Credits: 3


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  • High School

    • Survey of the Bible

      In a world where a basic knowledge and understanding of the Bible can be difficult to attain, this course acts as a tool to help individuals gain a “big picture” perspective of God’s Word. In particular, this course will give students a glimpse as to how God has worked throughout history to initiate and carry out His plan of redemption for the human race, through His Son, Jesus Christ. Introductions to the Old and New Testament will be presented and a survey of each of the sixty-six books will be conducted.
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    • Apologetics

      In this course, students will be challenged to consider many of the most difficult questions regarding Christianity and to make a decision about Jesus Christ. Topics to be covered include, but are not limited to an introduction to apologetics, the definition and importance of truth, existence of God, authenticity of Scripture, miracles, the historicity of Jesus and his bodily resurrection, and the problem of evil.
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    • A Woman of Worth

      What is a Woman of Worth? What do you think of when you look at this question? What does it mean to be a woman of worth? Does this sound like an impossible goal? So many questions to start off our course! This course is the beginning of a wonderful journey of learning what God wants for us as women. While the goal is lofty, it is attainable with God’s help. God gives us an excellent description of a Godly woman in Proverbs 31. This course will consider biblical standards for living, look at examples of how to live a Christ-centered life, and provide opportunities for incorporating life skills into your daily life. (This is for 11th & 12th grade girls who have already taken Apologetics or Life Applications).
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    • English 10

      English 10 undertakes the study of the literature of the ancient civilizations (Hebrew, Greek, Roman, etc.) and European literature during the Middle Ages, the Renaissance, The Age of Rationalism, the Romantics and Realists, and the literature of the Modern World. Grammar and vocabulary will also be studied as well as research and writing.
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    • Life Applications

      Life Applications is a Bible course that concentrates on four areas of Biblical study. The Book of James - studies related to the author, major themes, and practical applications that can be drawn from the book. Topics to include humility, perseverance, working faith, self-control, and heavenly versus earthly wisdom. Preparation of Marriage and Family – lessons dealing with Biblical standards for dating, courtship, and marriage focusing on marriage as a lifetime commitment between a man and a woman. The Life of Jesus – Jesus Christ being the central figure of all human history, this section of the course is dedicated to a better understanding of the cultural, political and historical environment of Jesus Christ. It provides insight into His influence on both mankind in general and the individual in particular. Other Religions – a look at major religious ideologies that attempt to undermine the supremacy of Christianity. The three major areas of consideration are atheism, pantheism, and monotheism and how to deal with each of them according to the truth of Christianity.
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    • Intercultural Communications

      Intercultural communications will equip students with the understanding, skills and potential motivators necessary to effectively understand and incarnate the gospel, understand and navigate culture, and engage culture and cultures with the gospel in transformative ways.
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    • English 11

      At the start of the course, students will be guided through a series of lessons purposed specifically at helping all students become more mature writers and more astute readers. These reading and writing skills will then be continuously reinforced throughout the remainder of the course lessons. The 11th grade English course places its literary focus on texts specifically from American Literature. Two modules take students through a comprehensive summary of American literature, spanning from the first settlers and their writings through every major literary period, including: the Age of Faith, Age of Reason, the Romantic and Realist movements, the Harlem Renaissance, and up to Modern day literature. Literary genres will include poetry, short stories, personal diaries, nonfiction essays, a novel, and drama. Students will be able to study the classic American novel, To Kill a Mockingbird, and also the drama Our Town. As students read to understand literature, they will be able to reflect on the literary works through various styles of writing, including creative writing, expository writing, essay and short answer responses, and thoughtful literary analysis. The writing portion of 11th grade will also include a full research module in which students will be able to go through the various stages of creating a proper, grade-level appropriate research project, culminating with a well-developed research paper.
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    • English 9

      Ninth grade English continues to build on the sequential review and development of grammar and communication skills in writing. An evaluation of world literature develops analytical skills using examples of short stories, the novella, the novel, poetry, and drama selected from a variety of periods and authors. A research paper using appropriate style, format and documentation will examine the conflict between the secular moral struggle and the Christian worldview.
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    • Health I

      Health I is designed for 9th grade students but can be taken by a high school student on any level. It will guide the students to establish a biblical worldview regarding the body and overall health. Students will investigate topics on physical, mental-emotional, social, and spiritual health including nutrition, community, online safety, and developing a biblical worldview about the body. Students will perform these activities and provide submissions to their instructor for grading—male students with male teachers and female students with female teachers. Following this course, a student should have a deeper understanding of personal health from a variety of disciplines.
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    • English 12

      English 12 provides the student with a broad overview of British Literature from the Anglo-Saxon, Medieval, and the Renaissance periods through the Modern. Seniors will take on the challenge of the British masters including Chaucer, Shakespeare, Milton, Dickens, and many others. Uniting the study of various genres will be extensive writing activities as well as vocabulary, grammar, and research
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    • Health & Physical Education I

      Health & Physical Education I is designed for 9th-grade students but can be taken by a high school student on any level. It will guide the students to establish a biblical worldview regarding the body and overall health. This course will alternate between Health and Physical Education (PE) weeks. During the Health weeks, students will investigate topics on physical, mental-emotional, social, and spiritual health including nutrition, community, online safety, and developing a biblical worldview about the body. During PE weeks, students are given instructional content, including video instructions, regarding aerobic and anaerobic exercises that will strengthen the body. Students will perform these activities and provide video submissions to their instructor for grading—male students with male teachers and female students with female teachers. The students will additionally complete weekly activity logs recording regular physical activity to ensure that they stay active. Following this course, a student should have a deeper understanding of health and physical fitness from a variety of disciplines.
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    • Physical Education I

      Physical Education (PE) I is designed for 9th grade students but can be taken by a high school student on any level. It will guide the students to establish a biblical worldview regarding the body. Students are given instructional content, including video instructions, regarding aerobic and anaerobic exercises that will strengthen the body. Students will perform these activities and provide video submissions to their instructor for grading—male students with male teachers and female students with female teachers. The students will additionally complete weekly activity logs recording regular physical activity to ensure that they stay active. Following this course, a student should have a deeper understanding of physical fitness from a variety of disciplines.
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    • Personal Financial Literacy

      Personal Financial Literacy is a one-semester course that provides the student basics of financial practices and literacy. Topics such as goal setting, money management, insurance principles, and consumer rights will be coupled with projects that allow the student to display real-life investigation and insight into financial management. The student will use mathematical operations and skills to solve problems involving interest, investment, and sound financial planning. (one-semester course)
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    • Trigonometry

      Trigonometry is a one-semester course designed to take the student through a detailed study of trigonometric identities. The material will include topics on graphs and functions, the Law of Sines and Law of Cosines, vectors, complex numbers and polar coordinates. The student will take a closer look at conic sections, exponential and logarithmic functions, and inverse trigonometric functions. The subject matter will be presented by video lecture, daily practice, and include sample video solutions, a glossary of terms and other ancillary materials to aid in learning (one semester course).
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    • Calculus

      Calculus is an advanced high school mathematics course. It builds on principles of Geometry, Algebra and other prior mathematics courses to take students into the world of limits, derivatives, special computational techniques such as the Power Rule, and differentiation. Calculus also explores topics related to sequences, series, and the fundamental theorem of calculus. Finally, the mathematics of physics is presented through vector calculus. This is a course that is an important prerequisite for many educational programs in engineering and science.
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    • World History II: From the Renaissance to the Present

      The second half of World History uses a Biblical worldview to survey African, American, Asian, and European cultures from the fall of Rome in AD 476 to modern times. A Biblical approach to World History will demonstrate that man, though made in the image of God, is innately sinful and has limitations and is in need of redemption. The course uses the Bible as a historical source to complement historical research and study to reveal God as the prime architect in human history and Jesus Christ as central to that history.
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    • United States History

      United States History provides an overview of the progression of the American republic from early exploration to the present. It will examine the development of the American nation with special attention paid to the political, intellectual, economic, religious, and cultural influences on the development of the United States as an exceptional nation with a unique place in the global context.
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    • Health & Physical Education II

      As a continuation of Health & Physical Education I, the Health & Physical Education (PE) II course is designed for 10th grade students but can be taken by a high school student on any level. It will guide the students to establish a biblical worldview regarding the body and overall health. This course will alternate between Health and Physical Education weeks. During the Health weeks, students will investigate topics on physical, mental-emotional, social, and spiritual health including body systems, depression, relationships, and accountability. During PE weeks, students are given instructional content, including video instructions, regarding aerobic and anaerobic exercises that will strengthen the body. Students will perform these activities and provide video submissions to their instructor for grading—male students with male teachers and female students with female teachers. The students will additionally complete weekly activity logs recording regular physical activity to ensure that they stay active. Following this course, a student should have a deeper understanding of health and physical fitness from a variety of disciplines.
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    • World History I: From Creation to the Renaissance

      The first half of World History uses a Biblical worldview to survey early African, American, Asian, and European cultures from creation to the establishment of early societies in the Americas. A Biblical approach to World History will demonstrate that man, though made in the image of God, is innately sinful and has limitations and is in need of redemption. The course uses the Bible as a historical source to complement historical research and study to reveal God as the prime architect in human history and Jesus Christ as central to that history. Students will also study the geography of ancient civilizations in an attempt to understand their patterns of behavior, including religion, science, economy, and government.
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    • Government

      Government is needed to restrain sin; to preserve order; and to protect the life, liberty, and property of all individuals. This course will evaluate the foundation of American Government. Paying particular attention to the purpose and roles of all government, the course will emphasize the United States Constitution, the three branches of government, the separation of powers, and the issues, interests and institutions of American politics. The primary purpose of this course is to train people for effective citizenship (one semester course).
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    • Geometry

      Geometry combines the skills of algebraic thinking with the abstract concepts of plane geometry to give the student a good foundation in mathematical logical thinking and the skills needed to develop sequential proofs. The material includes the exploration and practice of inductive and deductive reasoning, the Pythagorean Theorem, properties and principles related to polygons, and a more detailed look at trigonometric ratios. As the student is presented material through video lectures and practice, he/she will become more familiar with constructions, the measurement of angles, and relationships such as similarity and congruency.
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    • Biology

      Biology is an examination of God’s living creations beginning at the atomic level, progressing to the cellular level, and then continuing on to the organism as a whole. The course focuses on the Scientific Method to utilize the student’s critical thinking skills. The course incorporates a virtual laboratory component to develop the students’ understanding as well as provide real-world applications. The student should have completed or be currently enrolled in Algebra I to be successful in biology.
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    • Physics

      Physics is a general course intended to expose students to the physical and mathematical relationships that allow us to describe the world that God has created. The first semester of this course focuses on Newtonian Mechanics while the second semester covers a variety of topics including Electricity and Magnetism, Sound and Light Waves, and Modern Physics. The course incorporates a virtual laboratory component to expand the students understanding as well as provide real-world applications. To successfully function in this physics course, students should have completed or be enrolled in Algebra II.
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    • Health II

      As a continuation of Health I, the Health II course is designed for 10th grade students but can be taken by a high school student on any level. It will guide the students to establish a biblical worldview regarding the body and overall health. Students will investigate topics on physical, mental-emotional, social, and spiritual health including body systems, depression, relationships, and accountability. Students will perform these activities and provide submissions to their instructor for grading—male students with male teachers and female students with female teachers. Following this course, a student should have a deeper understanding of health from a variety of disciplines.
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    • Economics

      Economics is an introductory course in both microeconomics and macroeconomics, including a discussion on the relationship between worldview and economic theory, with an emphasis upon free market economics. Students will be presented with microeconomics theories as it relates to the nature of property and property ownership, the laws of supply and demand, profits and incentives, the morality of markets, the role of market information, the price system, as well as monetary theory. The section on macroeconomics will cover the role of civil government in the free market place, as well as the growth of government involvement in the economy, which includes discussions on political economy and public policy. In this regard, topics such as taxation, monetary and inflationary policies, the role of unions and organized labor, tariffs, minimum wage laws and unemployment, and price caps will be addressed. Keynesian economic theory will also be presented (one semester course).
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    • Algebra I

      Algebra I is a math course that presents the fundamental concepts of algebraic thinking and operations. The course will give students instruction and practice in the areas of equations, functions, systems of equations and inequalities, exponents, polynomials and factoring. The student will also investigate topics related to quadratic functions and equations, exponential and radical functions, and data analysis and probability. As the students progresses through the course he/she will be presented the material through video lecture, daily practice, remediation as needed, and preparation for further math studies.
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    • Physical Education II

      As a continuation of Physical Education I, the Physical Education (PE) II course is designed for 10th grade students but can be taken by a high school student on any level. It will guide the students to establish a biblical worldview regarding the body. Students are given instructional content, including video instructions, regarding aerobic and anaerobic exercises that will strengthen the body. Students will perform these activities and provide video submissions to their instructor for grading—male students with male teachers and female students with female teachers. The students will additionally complete weekly activity logs recording regular physical activity to ensure that they stay active. Following this course, a student should have a deeper understanding of health and physical fitness from a variety of disciplines.
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    • Virginia History

      Virginia History provides an overview of the history, geography and government of the Commonwealth of Virginia from the 16th century to the present. Special attention will be paid to the contributions the Commonwealth has made to the progression of American History in areas of law, government, education, economics and religion (one semester course).
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    • Algebra II

      Algebra II is a math course that builds on the material covered in Algebra I with more detail and added subject matter. Beyond the basics of Algebra I this course develops skills related to linear systems in two and three dimensions, matrices, complex numbers, conic sections-their properties and equations, and a thorough study of trigonometric functions, graphs and identities. The student will be presented the material through video lectures, daily practice and animated examples. Building on the foundation of Algebra I, the student will expand his/her knowledge of functions including exponential, radical and logarithmic functions.
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    • Pre-Calculus

      Pre-Calculus will begin with a review of essential algebraic concepts such as exponents, radicals, polynomials, factoring, and complex numbers. The student will then study material related to trigonometric identities, systems of equations and matrices, and graphing everything from linear and quadratic functions to vectors and polar coordinates. Concepts such as absolute value, synthetic division, and radical expressions will be coupled with real applications of trigonometric functions, combinations and probability. As the material is presented through video lectures and illustrations the student will be given opportunity to practice learned skills and explore topics such as limits, differentiation and integration.
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    • Chemistry

      Chemistry begins its study of God’s creation at its most basic level: the atom and its components. The course then focuses on the other basic principles of matter, their properties, and reactions. The Scientific Method is used to develop the student’s critical thinking skills. The course incorporates a virtual laboratory component to expand the student's understanding as well as provide real-world applications. Chemistry students should have completed or be currently enrolled in Algebra II, successfully to function in this course.
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    • Earth Science

      God designed the Earth with unique properties and characteristics. He created a delicate balance amongst the systems of the earth, the solar system, and the universe. Emphasis will be placed on understanding the Earth’s systems, their interrelationships with each other, and man’s effect on the earth. Students will be given the opportunity to explore rocks and minerals, geology, Earth’s interior, Earth’s geologic history, plate tectonics, volcanoes, earthquakes, weather, storms, climate, oceans, the solar system, and stars and galaxies. The students will be given the challenge to explore the rationale behind the secular old earth, and young earth science in order to be more effective at presenting the Gospel scientifically. The course is a rigorous, multimedia and laboratory-based science course that will require supplies for the hands-on labs.
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  • High School Elective

    • Global Studies

      Global Studies is an elective course for high school students. The course is a one-semester course that investigates essential material related to both personal evangelism and worldwide missions. The content includes historical and biblical principles and information that describe the Christian worldview and how the Gospel message is shared. Students will not only learn about missions, but they will also be given opportunities to display their knowledge of the material and apply it to both everyday life and world outreach.
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    • American Literature

      Throughout the course of American Literature, students will be able to encounter and experience the full span of America’s rich literary history. The course begins with the literary contributions of America’s first settlers and explores how their faith and difficult circumstances shaped their lives and the literature through which they captured these early moments of America. The course then moves through the Age of Faith, during which the core of American Literature was shaped by a strong and foundational faith, and then into the Age of Reason, during which the world of science and modern thinking started to shape the literature of the times. The study of literature then moves into the Romantic period, and then the Realist period, both of which shaped American Literature at its core and brought about significant changes to the style, structure, and purpose of literature. The introduction of Modern literature includes the literature of the early 1900s, including the Harlem Renaissance, and then Post-Modern literature brings students into the study of current day texts.
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    • Academic & Career Success

      Academic & Career Success is designed to equip students to be successful online students and guide them in making wise choices for further career or academic endeavors. This course offers an orientation to the purpose and mission of LUOA and how a student’s academic performance should be viewed in relationship to the biblical worldview. Included in this course are resources to enhance a student’s scholastic pursuits including communication, study, note-taking, and time management skills; reading and comprehension strategies; methods for evaluation of resources for research and writing; and approaches for future career planning (one semester course).
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    • Computer Applications I

      Suggested for Juniors and Seniors only.
      All other requests will be reviewed by department chairs.
      This course guides students in understanding application skills in Computer concepts, Email Concepts, Microsoft Word 2013, Microsoft Excel 2013, and Microsoft PowerPoint 2013. The course will introduce the student to the operation and use of computers. Specific applications taught include operating systems, word processing, spreadsheets, databases and presentation software. Students will use these applications to design, develop, create, and edit documents, spreadsheets, databases and presentations. In addition, students will learn basic terminology and concepts related to the use of computers in today’s society (one semester course).
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    • Computer Applications II

      Suggested for Juniors and Seniors only.
      All other requests will be reviewed by department chairs.
      This course guides students in the integration of Microsoft Office applications including Microsoft Outlook, Microsoft Word 2013, Microsoft Excel 2013, Microsoft PowerPoint 2013, and Microsoft Access 2013. The course will introduce the student to intermediate and advanced computer applications. Specific applications taught include, word processing, spreadsheets, databases, and presentation software. Students will use these applications to design, develop, create, and edit documents, spreadsheets, databases, and presentations. This course provides the IT foundations that are applicable for all curriculums. (one-semester course). Note: This course is designed for PC use and strongly recommended; however, a Mac can be used to complete a majority of the course. Please note there will be several functions unavailable on a Mac that are needed to complete some of the required assignments. You will need to have access to a PC to successfully complete this course.
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    • Essentials of Business

      This semester-long course is an introduction to the goals, processes, and operations of business enterprises for students. The main focus is on the functions that a company – whether a multinational corporation or a corner grocery store – must manage effectively to be successful. These include accounting, finance, human resource management, marketing, operations management, and strategic planning. Attention is also given to the legal environment in which businesses operate, and the importance of business ethics and corporate citizenship (one semester course).
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    • Family & Consumer Science

      This course is designed to establish foundational skills to provide the student with the basic understanding of the major aspects of family life using a multi-dimensional approach. Modules include instruction of successful living while analyzing basic proficiency levels in food and nutritional fitness, international cuisine, and preparation and planning for large gatherings.
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    • High School Guitar

      Have you ever dreamed of playing the guitar? Whether you love music, want to play guitar for your family and friends, or desire to be a music star, this course is a great place to start. No prior music experience is needed. You will learn the fundamentals of music and the basic skills necessary to play a wide variety of music styles. Student guides, Carlos and Ariel, will guide you through each step of this journey towards becoming a skilled guitarist and musician. This course can be used as a performing/fine arts credit to meet the art requirement for high school graduation.
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    • Music Appreciation

      Music Appreciation provides instruction in basic musical elements and instruments, traces the development and growth of several forms of music, and give students a foundation to appreciate music more fully. Students will be exposed to several genres of music in the world around them and discover how they experience music. Students will learn the names and backgrounds of several famous musical composers and their contribution to their particular genre. Students will also learn how and where classical music began, how it developed over the centuries, the ways in which classical music has affected modern music and the ways in which music and culture affect one another. (one-semester course)
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    • Spanish I

      Students in Spanish I will master the basic concepts of Spanish and be introduced to more complicated concepts. Through the use of web-based technology, students will begin this exciting journey into learning a second language. Not only will the students build language skills, but they will also learn about various Spanish speaking cultures. Students can expect to speak throughout the course and to use their new language both written and orally in each of their assignments. Additionally, students will learn more about their own faith by reading the Bible in Spanish and contemplating worldview issues through the eyes of various cultures.
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    • Spanish II

      Spanish II builds on the fundamental language elements taught in Spanish I and continues to focus on the four language skills, which are reading, writing, speaking, and listening in the target language. Through this course, students broaden their knowledge of Spanish grammatical structures and vocabulary allowing them to freely communicate ideas using various tenses. Students are challenged through their lessons and assignments to improve and further develop their language skills and their comprehension of Spanish. Students are also introduced to native aspects of Spanish-speaking cultures, which allow connections to be made with their own culture. Lastly, throughout this course, students examine Scripture in the target language as they learn about different biblical topics related to adolescents.
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    • Spanish III

      Spanish III includes mastery of the preterit and imperfect tenses while providing extensive work with new and more advanced concepts such as the conditional, the present perfect, the past perfect, passive tenses and the subjunctive mood. Through the use of web-based technology, students will continue their exciting journey into learning a second language. Not only will the students build language skills, but they will also learn about various Spanish speaking cultures – all in Spanish. Students can expect to speak throughout the course and to use their language both written and orally in each of their assignments. Additionally, students will learn more about their own faith by reading the Bible in Spanish and contemplating worldview issues through the eyes of various cultures.
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    • America's Colonial Foundations

      America’s Colonial Foundations provides an introduction to the major topics of the establishment of British North America, their political economic and social structures, religious and intellectual characteristics and the transition from distant citizens of Great Britain to a new American identity. It will examine changing relationships with Native Americans, development of racial slavery as a labor source, and European cultural influences on the various colonial regions (one semester course).
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    • British Literature

      This course provides a generalized overview of British Literature from the Anglo-Saxon Era to the Restoration. It covers major works of fiction, non-fiction, poetry, and drama and introduces students to the historical context, author’s influence, and literary impact of the works (one semester course).
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    • Civil War & Reconstruction

      This course provides an introduction to the major topics of the establishment of British North America, their political economic and social structures, religious and intellectual characteristics and the transition from distant citizens of Great Britain to a new American identity. It will examine changing relationships with Native Americans, development of racial slavery as a labor source, and European cultural influences on the various colonial regions (one semester course).
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    • College Planning & Preparation

      College Planning & Preparation is a suggested elective course for all students who intend to move directly from high school to college. It provides the student with a process that walks him or her through finding God’s plan in the next educational step and provides practical guides through the college planning process from considering the kind of school that is best suited to the student to application and acceptance. Portions of the course include instruction on financial aid planning, writing the college essay, and making the best use of college campus visits. Also covered is an overview of basic expectations for the first year at college, including a section on college-level reading, writing, and research (one-semester course).
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    • Consumer Math

      Consumer Math is an elective course that covers topics related to basic mathematical skills and then directs the student to apply those skills in real life situations and problems. The course will offer a review of basic skills related to math operations and properties. The student will learn how to apply math in a variety of ways in order to be a better-educated and informed consumer. Included in the course of study will be a survey of basic financial practices and computations that correlate to business and personal money management.
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    • Creative Writing

      Creativity in humans is evidence of God’s image within, and the exercise of that creativity through the medium of the written word gives rise to the possibility of impacting both the present and the future for eternity. A close study of God’s written word demonstrates His appreciation for the literary elements of writing in the figurative and precise diction present in the Bible as evidenced in Scripture’s inclusion of poetry, the historical narrative, and the beautifully creative. This Creative Writing course provides the student with an outlet to express (or discover!) that part of his or her God-reflecting image through the study of the elements of narrative non-fiction, short fiction, poetry, and drama as well as the application of those through the student’s original creative non-fiction compositions, short stories, poems, scripts, and plays (one semester course).
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    • Public Speaking

      Everyone has an occasion to speak in public. Sometimes it may be as the main speaker at a specific event, other times it could consist of leading a small group discussion such as a Bible study, or it could simply be a conversation between two people. In order to be an effective public speaker, it is important to know some basics about purpose, research, situation, types of speeches, and the audience. This course will present information, exercises and example speeches to clarify the main points related to public speaking (one semester course).
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    • Christian Authors

      The Christian Authors course provides an in-depth study of the major works of C. S. Lewis and J. R. R. Tolkien. The course will address the religious, cultural, and literary influences upon the works, as well as the influence of the two authors upon each other’s work (one semester course).
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    • History of the Constitution

      This course provides a survey of the history of the United States Constitution emphasizing the ideological origins of Constitutional Principals and the history of the drafting, adoption, amendment, and application of the Constitution (one-semester course).
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  • Kindergarten

    • Bible

      The Liberty University Online Academy's Kindergarten Bible course encourages students to get to know the Bible. The students will learn about the lives of various people in the Bible. The Bible course teaches students how much Jesus loves them and will encourage them to pursue a personal relationship with Christ.
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    • Math

      The Liberty University Online Academy's Kindergarten math course engages students in various areas of mathematics. This course gives students an opportunity to connect a real-life Biblical worldview with everyday math situations. Students are provided with engaging, exciting, and interactive lessons that build upon one another.
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    • Literacy

      The Liberty University Online Academy's Kindergarten literacy course encourages students to be active learners. The course incorporates phonics, writing, early reading, science, and social studies. The interactive Reading Eggs and Education City programs aid the student in the understanding and practice of various literacy skills. This course integrates a Biblical worldview within the numerous lessons and activities.
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  • Middle School Elective

    • Basic Spanish I

      The Liberty University Online Academy’s Basic Spanish course provides students with an exciting opportunity to study the Spanish language and culture with a biblical worldview through fun, interactive, and engaging activities and lessons. We will focus on the three C's: Communication, Culture, and Connections

      Recommended for students in 6th – 8th grade.
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    • Middle School Guitar

      Have you ever dreamed of playing the guitar? Whether you love music, want to play guitar for your family and friends, or desire to be a music star, this course is a great place to start. No prior music experience is needed. You will learn the fundamentals of music and the basic skills necessary to play a wide variety of music styles. Student guides, Carlos and Ariel, will guide you through each step of this journey towards becoming a skilled guitarist and musician.
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    • Basics of Creative Writing

      The Liberty University Online Academy's Creative Writing course is a semester-long course that explores different genres of writing, through both reading and writing, as well as the other necessary elements needed to improve writing and composition skills. This course is designed with the goal of inspiring students to develop original pieces and ideas. Through writing and thinking, students will learn to become better readers, writers, and thinkers. The skills focused on in this course will help students in other courses as well, especially English. Writing genres covered are autobiographies, family storytelling, fairy tales, fantasies, short stories, and journals.

      Recommended for students in 6th – 8th grade.
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    • Basic Spanish II

      The Liberty University Online Academy’s Basic Spanish course provides students with an exciting opportunity to study the Spanish language and culture with a biblical worldview through fun, interactive, and engaging activities and lessons. We will focus on the three C's: Communication, Culture, and Connections.

      Recommended for students in 6th – 8th grade.
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    • Middle School Online Academic Success Course

      The Liberty University Online Academy's Online Academic Success course helps students master their ability to study, learn, and retain information in a way that best fits their learning style. Students will discover their learning style, learn how to use time effectively, learn study skills, learn tips for taking better notes and learn how to be a successful online student. Students will also engage in speed reading lessons which will help students to reduce the amount of time required to read and study course material.

      *Semester Course


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