Online Dual Enrollment Classes

Liberty University Online Academy’s Dual Enrollment program utilizes Liberty University Online’s flexible virtual classroom environment, allowing students to complete assignments on their own schedules. These courses are 100 percent online using an eight or sixteen week delivery format. The Dual Enrollment program offers authentic Liberty University Online courses. This means that your high school student will interact with a college professor and college peers in an authentic college course. Each college course that your student takes through Liberty University’s Dual Enrollment program will earn 3 or 4 college credits as well as half a credit towards his or her High School diploma.

Liberty University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate, bachelor, master, specialist and doctoral degrees. Accreditation ensures that Liberty University has met strict standards with regard to degree programs, faculty, administration, student support and services. Accreditation also ensures that courses taken and degrees earned through Liberty University will be accepted by other accredited institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

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University Course Syllabi

To review course descriptions and syllabi for all courses below, review the University Course Guides page.

(*Note: Syllabi are not guaranteed to be up-to-date, as stated on each document).

  • ART

    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.

    College Credits: 3

    LUOA High School Equivalency: General Elective

    Sub-term Availability: B/D

    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.

    College Credits: 3

    LUOA High School Equivalency: Fine Art/Career/Technology Elective

    Sub-term Availability: B/D

    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.

    College Credits: 3

    LUOA High School Equivalency: Fine Art/Career/Technology Elective

    Sub-term Availability: B/D

    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.

    College Credits: 3

    LUOA High School Equivalency: Fine Art/Career/Technology Elective

    Sub-term Availability: B/D

    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.

    College Credits: 3

    LUOA High School Equivalency: Fine Art/Career/Technology Elective

    Sub-term Availability: B/D

    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.

    College Credits: 3

    LUOA High School Equivalency: Fine Art/Career/Technology Elective

    Sub-term Availability: B/D

    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.

    College Credits: 3

    LUOA High School Equivalency: Fine Art/Career/Technology Elective

    Sub-term Availability: B/D

    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.

    College Credits: 3

    LUOA High School Equivalency: Fine Art/Career/Technology Elective

    Sub-term Availability: B/D

    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.

    College Credits: 3

    LUOA High School Equivalency: Fine Art/Career/Technology Elective

    Sub-term Availability: B/D

    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.

    College Credits: 3

    LUOA High School Equivalency: Fine Art/Career/Technology Elective

    Sub-term Availability: B/D

    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.

    College Credits: 3

    LUOA High School Equivalency: Fine Art/Career/Technology Elective

    Sub-term Availability: B/D

    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.

    College Credits: 3

    LUOA High School Equivalency: Fine Art/Career/Technology Elective

    Sub-term Availability: B/D

    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.

    College Credits: 3

    LUOA High School Equivalency: Fine Art/Career/Technology Elective

    Sub-term Availability: B/D

    Course Prerequisites: ARTS 222

  • AVIATION

    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.

    College Credits: 3

    LUOA High School Equivalency: Fine Art/Career/Technology Elective

    Sub-term Availability: B/D

    AVIA 210 (AIR 3210) - Private Ground I

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

    College Credits: 3

    LUOA High School Equivalency: Fine Art/Career/Technology Elective

    Sub-term Availability: B/D

    Course Prerequisites: Must take with AVIA 220

    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.

    College Credits: 3

    LUOA High School Equivalency: Fine Art/Career/Technology Elective

    Sub-term Availability: B/D

    Course Prerequisites: Private Pilot’s License

    AVIA 215 (AIR 3215) - Private Ground II

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

    College Credits: 3

    LUOA High School Equivalency: Fine Art/Career/Technology Elective

    Sub-term Availability: B/D

    Course Prerequisites: Must take with AVIA 225

    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.

    College Credits: 3

    LUOA High School Equivalency: Fine Art/Career/Technology Elective

    Sub-term Availability: A/B/D

    Course Prerequisites: Must take with AVIA 210

    *Flight courses must be taken at an approved LU Flight Training Affiliate*

    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.

    College Credits: 3

    LUOA High School Equivalency: Fine Art/Career/Technology Elective

    Sub-term Availability: A/B/D

    Course Prerequisites: Must take with AVIA 215

    *Flight courses must be taken at an approved LU Flight Training Affiliate*

    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.

    College Credits: 3

    LUOA High School Equivalency: Fine Art/Career/Technology Elective

    Sub-term Availability: B/D

    Course Prerequisites: Private Pilot’s License

    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.

    College Credits: 3

    LUOA High School Equivalency: Fine Art/Career/Technology Elective

    Sub-term Availability: B/D

    Course Prerequisites: Private Pilot’s License

    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.

    College Credits: 3

    LUOA High School Equivalency: Fine Art/Career/Technology Elective

    Sub-term Availability: B/D

    Course Prerequisites: Private Pilot’s License, must take with AVIA 320

    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.

    College Credits: 3

    LUOA High School Equivalency: Fine Art/Career/Technology Elective

    Sub-term Availability: A/B/D

    Course Prerequisites: Private Pilot’s License, must take with AVIA 310

  • BIBLE

    *BIBL 104, RLGN 104, & THEO 104 are all 4-credit courses. Students that are planning to pursue a degree at Liberty University (whether online or residentially) are required to earn these 12 credits. We recommend taking these courses as they will apply to every degree.

     

    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.

    College Credits: 4

    LUOA High School Equivalency: Bible

    Sub-term Availability: B/C/D

    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.

    College Credits: 4

    LUOA High School Equivalency: Bible

    Sub-term Availability: B/C/D

    THEO 104 (BIB 3104) - Intro to Theology Survey

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

    College Credits: 4

    LUOA High School Equivalency: Bible

    Sub-term Availability: B/C/D

     

    APOL 220 (BIB 3220) - Intro to Apologetics            *Religion Associate Track Only

    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.

    College Credits: 3

    LUOA High School Equivalency: Bible

    Sub-term Availability: B/D

    BIBL 360 (BIB 3360) - Methodical Study of Scripture         *Religion Associate Track Only

    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.

    College Credits: 3

    LUOA High School Equivalency: Fine Art/Career/Technology Elective

    Sub-term Availability: B/D

    Course Prerequisites: BIBL 104 & RLGN 301

    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.

    College Credits: 3

    LUOA High School Equivalency: General Elective

    Sub-term Availability: B/C/D

    Course Prerequisites: BIOL 101, BIOL 102, or PHSC 210

    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.

    College Credits: 3

    LUOA High School Equivalency: Bible

    Sub-term Availability: B/D

    Course Prerequisites: EVAN 101

    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.

    College Credits: 3

    LUOA High School Equivalency: Bible

    Sub-term Availability: B/D

    Course Prerequisites: EVAN 101 & EVAN 201

    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.

    College Credits: 3

    LUOA High School Equivalency: Bible

    Sub-term Availability: B/D

    Course Prerequisites: ENGL 101

    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.

    College Credits: 3

    LUOA High School Equivalency: Bible

    Sub-term Availability: B/D

    RLGN 301 (BIB 3301) - Research & Writing for Religious Disciplines     *Religion Associate Track Only

    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.

    College Credits: 3

    LUOA High School Equivalency: Fine Art/Career/Technology Elective

    Sub-term Availability: B/D

    Course Prerequisites: BIBL 104, THEO 104, ENGL 101, ENGL 102, & UNIV 104

    RLGN 360 (BIB 3361) - Practical Teaching of Scripture      *Religion Associate Track Only

    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.

    College Credits: 3

    LUOA High School Equivalency: Fine Art/Career/Technology Elective

    Sub-term Availability: B/D

    Course Prerequisites: BIBL 104, RLGN 301, BIBL 360, & THEO 360

    THEO 360 (BIB 3362) - Theological Interpretation of Scripture     *Religion Associate Track Only

    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.

    College Credits: 3

    LUOA High School Equivalency: Fine Art/Career/Technology Elective

    Sub-term Availability: B/D

    Course Prerequisites: BIBL 104, RLGN 301, & BIBL 360

     

    *The below 2-credit courses are not recommended as the 4-credit courses fulfill these requirements at the University Level. These courses should only be taken in unique cases.

     

    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.

    College Credits: 2

    LUOA High School Equivalency: Bible

    Sub-term Availability: B/C/D

    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.

    College Credits: 2

    LUOA High School Equivalency: Bible

    Sub-term Availability: B/C/D

    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.

    College Credits: 2

    LUOA High School Equivalency: Bible

    Sub-term Availability: B/C/D

    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.

    College Credits: 2

    LUOA High School Equivalency: Bible

    Sub-term Availability: B/C/D

    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.

    College Credits: 2

    LUOA High School Equivalency: Bible

    Sub-term Availability: B/C/D

    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.

    College Credits: 2

    LUOA High School Equivalency: Bible

    Sub-term Availability: B/C/D

  • BUSINESS/ECONOMICS

    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.

    College Credits: 3

    LUOA High School Equivalency: Fine Art/Career/Technology Elective

    Sub-term Availability: B/C/D

    Course Prerequisites: MATH 201 or BUSI 230

    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.

    College Credits: 3

    LUOA High School Equivalency: Fine Art/Career/Technology Elective

    Sub-term Availability: B/C/D

    Course Prerequisites: ACCT 211

    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.

    College Credits: 3

    LUOA High School Equivalency: General Elective

    Sub-term Availability: B/C/D

    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.

    College Credits: 3

    LUOA High School Equivalency: Fine Art/Career/Technology Elective

    Sub-term Availability: B/C/D

    Course Prerequisites: INFT 110 or INFT 111

    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.

    College Credits: 3

    LUOA High School Equivalency: Personal Finance

    Sub-term Availability: B/C/D

    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.

    College Credits: 3

    LUOA High School Equivalency: Higher Math

    Sub-term Availability: B/D

    Course Prerequisites: MATH 110 or Math Assessment

    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.

    College Credits: 3

    LUOA High School Equivalency: Fine Art/Career/Technology Elective

    Sub-term Availability: B/C/D

    BUSI 300 (CSB 3300) - Business Communications                 *Business Associate Track Only

    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.

    College Credits: 3

    LUOA High School Equivalency: Fine Art/Career/Technology Elective

    Sub-term Availability: B/C/D

    BUSI 301 (CSB 3301) - Business Law             *Business/Information Associate Track Only

    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.

    College Credits: 3

    LUOA High School Equivalency: Fine Art/Career/Technology Elective

    Sub-term Availability: B/C/D

    BUSI 303 (CSB 3303) - International Business        *Business/Information Associate Track Only

    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.

    College Credits: 3

    LUOA High School Equivalency: Fine Art/Career/Technology Elective

    Sub-term Availability: B/C/D

    BUSI 310 (CSB 3310) - Principles of Management                *Business Associate Track Only

    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.

    College Credits: 3

    LUOA High School Equivalency: Fine Art/Career/Technology Elective

    Sub-term Availability: B/D

    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.

    College Credits: 3

    LUOA High School Equivalency: Economics (when taken with ECON 214)

    Sub-term Availability: B/C/D

    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.

    College Credits: 3

    LUOA High School Equivalency: Economics (when taken with ECON 213)

    Sub-term Availability: B/C/D

  • CHURCH MINISTRIES/WORSHIP STUDIES

    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.

    College Credits: 3

    LUOA High School Equivalency: Bible

    Sub-term Availability: B/C/D

    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)

    College Credits: 3

    LUOA High School Equivalency: Fine Art/Career/Technology Elective

    Sub-term Availability: D

    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)

    College Credits: 3

    LUOA High School Equivalency: General Elective

    Sub-term Availability: B

    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)

    College Credits: 3

    LUOA High School Equivalency: General Elective

    Sub-term Availability: D

    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)

    College Credits: 3

    LUOA High School Equivalency: Bible

    Sub-term Availability: B

    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.

    College Credits: 3

    LUOA High School Equivalency: Bible

    Sub-term Availability: B/D

  • COMMUNICATIONS/WRITING

    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.

    College Credits: 3

    LUOA High School Equivalency: Fine Art/Career/Technology Elective

    Sub-term Availability: B/D

    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. 

    College Credits: 3

    LUOA High School Equivalency: General Elective

    Sub-term Availability: B/C/D

    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)

    College Credits: 3

    LUOA High School Equivalency: Fine Art/Career/Technology Elective

    Sub-term Availability: B/C/D

    Course Prerequisites: ENGL 101

    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.

    College Credits: 3

    LUOA High School Equivalency: General Elective

    Sub-term Availability: B/C/D

    WRIT 201 (WRI 3201) - Intro to Creative Writing

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

    College Credits: 3

    LUOA High School Equivalency: Fine Art/Career/Technology Elective

    Sub-term Availability: B/D

    Course Prerequisites: ENGL 101

     

  • COMPUTER SCIENCES/INFORMATION SCIENCES

    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)

    College Credits: 3

    LUOA High School Equivalency: Fine Art/Career/Technology Elective

    Sub-term Availability: B/D

    Course Prerequisites: MATH 110 or Math Assessment

    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)

    College Credits: 3

    LUOA High School Equivalency: Fine Art/Career/Technology Elective

    Sub-term Availability: B/D

    Course Prerequisites: MATH 121 or higher

    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.

    College Credits: 3

    LUOA High School Equivalency: Fine Art/Career/Technology Elective

    Sub-term Availability: B/D

    Course Prerequisites: CSIS 100 or 110 and MATH 121 or higher

    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.

    College Credits: 3

    LUOA High School Equivalency: Fine Art/Career/Technology Elective

    Sub-term Availability: B/D

    Course Prerequisites: CSIS 208 or CSIS 212

    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.

    College Credits: 3

    LUOA High School Equivalency: Fine Art/Career/Technology Elective

    Sub-term Availability: B/D

    Course Prerequisites: CSIS 110, CSIS 208, or MATH 121

    CSIS 325 (CSB 3325) - Database Management Systems      *Information Associate Track Only

    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)

    College Credits: 3

    LUOA High School Equivalency: Fine Art/Career/Technology Elective

    Sub-term Availability: B/D

    Course Prerequisites: CSIS 208 or CSIS 212 & BUSI 230/MATH 201

    CSIS 330 (CSB 3330) - Business Data Commication Systems         *Information Associate Track Only

    The study of the movement of information (data) from one device to another by means of electrical, optical, radio or satellite transmission systems. This course will introduce the architecture, concepts, terminology, design, and management issues related to the modern environment of networking and data communications. Various types of networks and communication systems, protocols, regulatory issues and policies will be explored. (Formerly BMIS 330).

    College Credits: 3

    LUOA High School Equivalency: Fine Art/Career/Technology Elective

    Sub-term Availability: B/D

    CSIS 351 (CSB 3351) - System Analysis & Design                 *Information Associate Track Only

    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)

    College Credits: 3

    LUOA High School Equivalency: Fine Art/Career/Technology Elective

    Sub-term Availability: B/D

    Course Prerequisites: CSIS 325

    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.

    College Credits: 1

    LUOA High School Equivalency: Fine Art/Career/Technology Elective

    Sub-term Availability: B/D

    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.

    College Credits: 3

    LUOA High School Equivalency: Fine Art/Career/Technology Elective

    Sub-term Availability: B/C/D

    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.

    College Credits: 3

    LUOA High School Equivalency: Fine Art/Career/Technology Elective

    Sub-term Availability: B/C/D

    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.

    College Credits: 1

    LUOA High School Equivalency: Fine Art/Career/Technology Elective

    Sub-term Availability: B/D

    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.

    College Credits: 1

    LUOA High School Equivalency: Fine Art/Career/Technology Elective

    Sub-term Availability: B/D

    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.

    College Credits: 1

    LUOA High School Equivalency: Fine Art/Career/Technology Elective

    Sub-term Availability: B/D

    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.

    College Credits: 1

    LUOA High School Equivalency: Fine Art/Career/Technology Elective

    Sub-term Availability: B/D

    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.

    College Credits: 3

    LUOA High School Equivalency: Fine Art/Career/Technology Elective

    Sub-term Availability: B/D

    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.

    College Credits: 3

    LUOA High School Equivalency: General Elective

    Sub-term Availability: B/C/D

  • COUNSELING/PSYCHOLOGY/SOCIOLOGY

    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.

    College Credits: 3

    LUOA High School Equivalency: General Elective

    Sub-term Availability: B/C/D

    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.

    College Credits: 3

    LUOA High School Equivalency: General Elective

    Sub-term Availability: B/C/D

    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.

    College Credits: 3

    Sub-term Availability: B/D

    Course Prerequisites: PSYC 101 or PSYC 210

    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.

    College Credits: 3

    LUOA High School Equivalency: General Elective

    Sub-term Availability: B/D

    Course Prerequisites: LIFC 201

    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.

    College Credits: 3

    LUOA High School Equivalency: General Elective

    Sub-term Availability: B/C/D

    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.

    College Credits: 3

    LUOA High School Equivalency: Fine Art/Career/Technology Elective

    Sub-term Availability: B/C/D

    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.

    College Credits: 3

    LUOA High School Equivalency: Fine Art/Career/Technology Elective

    Sub-term Availability: B/C/D

    Course Prerequisites: PSYC 101 or PSYC 210 & PSYC 255 (waived for Education Associate students)

    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.

    College Credits: 3

    LUOA High School Equivalency: Fine Art/Career/Technology Elective

    Sub-term Availability: B/D

    Course Prerequisites: PSYC 101 or PSYC 210 & PSYC 255

    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.

    College Credits: 3

    LUOA High School Equivalency: Fine Art/Career/Technology Elective

    Sub-term Availability: B/D

    Course Prerequisites: PSYC 101 or 210 & PSYC 255

    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.

    College Credits: 3

    LUOA High School Equivalency: Fine Art/Career/Technology Elective

    Sub-term Availability: B/C/D

    Course Prerequisites: PSYC 101 or PSYC 210

    PSYC 312 (ASC 3312) - Social Psychology                 *Psychology Associate Track Only

    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.

    College Credits: 3

    LUOA High School Equivalency: Fine Art/Career/Technology Elective

    Sub-term Availability: B/C/D

    Course Prerequisites: SOCI 200, PSYC 101, or PSYC 210 & PSYC 255

    PSYC 320 (ASC 3320) - Behavior Modification        *Psychology Associate Track Only

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

    College Credits: 3

    LUOA High School Equivalency: Fine Art/Career/Technology Elective

    Sub-term Availability: B/D

    Course Prerequisites: PSYC 101 or PSYC 210 & PSYC 255

    PSYC 341 (ASC 3341) - Psychology of Personality               *Psychology Associate Track Only

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

    College Credits: 3

    LUOA High School Equivalency: Fine Art/Career/Technology Elective

    Sub-term Availability: B/D

    Course Prerequisites: PSYC 101 or PSYC 210 & PSYC 255

    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.

    College Credits: 3

    LUOA High School Equivalency: General Elective

    Sub-term Availability: B/C/D

    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.

    College Credits: 3

    LUOA High School Equivalency: Fine Art/Career/Technology Elective

    Sub-term Availability: B/D

    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.

    College Credits: 3

    LUOA High School Equivalency: General Elective

    Sub-term Availability: B/C/D

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

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

    College Credits: 3

    LUOA High School Equivalency: Fine Art/Career/Technology Elective

    Sub-term Availability: B/D

    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.

    College Credits: 3

    LUOA High School Equivalency: Fine Art/Career/Technology Elective

    Sub-term Availability: B/D

    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.

    College Credits: 3

    LUOA High School Equivalency: Fine Art/Career/Technology Elective

    Sub-term Availability: B/D

    Course Prerequisites: SOWK 101, PSYC 101, or SOCI 200

  • CRIMINAL JUSTICE

    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.

    College Credits: 3

    LUOA High School Equivalency: General Elective

    Sub-term Availability: B/C/D

    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.

    College Credits: 3

    LUOA High School Equivalency: Fine Art/Career/Technology Elective

    Sub-term Availability: B/C/D

    CJUS 320 (CRJ 3320) – Corrections      *Criminal Justice Associate Track Only

    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.

    College Credits: 3

    LUOA High School Equivalency: Fine Art/Career/Technology Elective

    Sub-term Availability: B/D

    Course Prerequisites: CJUS 200 & CJUS230

    CJUS 330 (CRJ 3330) - Judicial Process       *Criminal Justice Associate Track Only

    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.

    College Credits: 3

    LUOA High School Equivalency: Fine Art/Career/Technology Elective

    Sub-term Availability: B/D

    Course Prerequisites: CJUS 200 & CJUS 230

    CJUS 340 (CRJ 3340) – Criminology            *Criminal Justice Associate Track Only

    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)

    College Credits: 3

    LUOA High School Equivalency: Fine Art/Career/Technology Elective

    Sub-term Availability: B/D

    Course Prerequisites: CJUS 200 & CJUS 230

    CJUS 350 (CRJ 3350) - Criminal Justice Ethics        *Criminal Justice Associate Track Only

    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.

    College Credits: 3

    LUOA High School Equivalency: Fine Art/Career/Technology Elective

    Sub-term Availability: B/D

    Course Prerequisites: CJUS 200 & CJUS 230

    CJUS 400 (CRJ 3400) - Criminal Law           *Criminal Justice Associate Track Only

    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.

    College Credits: 3

    LUOA High School Equivalency: Fine Art/Career/Technology Elective

    Sub-term Availability: B/D

    Course Prerequisites: CJUS 200 & CJUS 230

     

  • EDUCATION

    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.

    College Credits: 3

    LUOA High School Equivalency: General Elective

    Sub-term Availability: B/C/D

    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.

    College Credits: 3

    LUOA High School Equivalency: Fine Art/Career/Technology Elective

    Sub-term Availability: B/C/D

    Course Prerequisites: EDUC 200 (May be taken as corequisite)

    EDUC 304 (EDU 3304) - Classroom Management for Teachers       *Education Associate Track Only

    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.

    College Credits: 3

    LUOA High School Equivalency: Fine Art/Career/Technology Elective

    Sub-term Availability: B/C/D

    Course Prerequisites: EDUC 205

    EDUC 305 (EDU 3305) - Educational Philosophy for Teachers         *Education Associate Track Only

    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.

    College Credits: 3

    LUOA High School Equivalency: Fine Art/Career/Technology Elective

    Sub-term Availability: B/C/D

    Course Prerequisites: EDUC 205

    EDUC 306 (EDU 3306) - Scholarly Writing and APA for Teachers        *Education Associate Track Only

    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.

    College Credits: 3

    LUOA High School Equivalency: Fine Art/Career/Technology Elective

    Sub-term Availability: B/D

    Course Prerequisites: EDUC 205

    EDUC 307 (EDU 3307) - Instructional Practices for Differentiated Instruction     *Education Associate Track Only

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

    College Credits: 3

    LUOA High School Equivalency: Fine Art/Career/Technology Elective

    Sub-term Availability: B/C/D

    Course Prerequisites: EDUC 205

     

  • ENGLISH

    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.

    College Credits: 3

    LUOA High School Equivalency: General Elective

    Sub-term Availability: B/C/D

    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.

    College Credits: 3

    LUOA High School Equivalency: English

    Sub-term Availability: B/C/D

    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.

    College Credits: 3

    LUOA High School Equivalency: English

    Sub-term Availability: B/C/D

    Course Prerequisites: ENGL 101

    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.

    College Credits: 3

    LUOA High School Equivalency: Fine Art/Career/Technology Elective

    Sub-term Availability: B/D

    Course Prerequisites: ENGL 101

    ENGL 202 (LAN 3202) - American Literature II

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

    College Credits: 3

    LUOA High School Equivalency: English

    Sub-term Availability: B/D

    Course Prerequisites: ENGL 101 & ENGL 102

    ENGL 216 (LAN 3216) - English Literature II

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

    College Credits: 3

    LUOA High School Equivalency: English

    Sub-term Availability: B/C/D

    Course Prerequisites: ENGL 101 & ENGL 102

    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.

    College Credits: 3

    LUOA High School Equivalency: English

    Sub-term Availability: B/D

    Course Prerequisites: ENGL 101 & ENGL 102

     

  • FOREIGN LANGUAGE

    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.

    College Credits: 3

    LUOA High School Equivalency: Foreign Language

    Sub-term Availability: B/D

    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.

    College Credits: 3

    LUOA High School Equivalency: Foreign Language

    Sub-term Availability: B/D

    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.

    College Credits: 3

    LUOA High School Equivalency: Foreign Language

    Sub-term Availability: B/D

    Course Prerequisites: CGRM 101

    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.

    College Credits: 3

    LUOA High School Equivalency: Foreign Language

    Sub-term Availability: B/D

    Course Prerequisites: CGRM 102

    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.

    College Credits: 3

    LUOA High School Equivalency: Foreign Language

    Sub-term Availability: B/D

    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.

    College Credits: 3

    LUOA High School Equivalency: Foreign Language

    Sub-term Availability: B/D

    Course Prerequisites: CSPA 101

    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.

    College Credits: 3

    LUOA High School Equivalency: Foreign Language

    Sub-term Availability: B/D

    Course Prerequisites: CSPA 102

  • GLOBAL STUDIES/ETHICS/WESTERN CULTURE

    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).

    College Credits: 3

    LUOA High School Equivalency: General Elective

    Sub-term Availability: B/C/D

    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.

    College Credits: 3

    LUOA High School Equivalency: General Elective

    Sub-term Availability: B/C/D

    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.

    College Credits: 3

    LUOA High School Equivalency: General Elective

    Sub-term Availability: B/C/D

    Course Prerequisites: ETHC 101

    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.

    College Credits: 3

    LUOA High School Equivalency: General Elective

    Sub-term Availability: B/D

    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)

    College Credits: 3

    LUOA High School Equivalency: Bible

    Sub-term Availability: B/C/D

    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.

    College Credits: 3

    LUOA High School Equivalency: Bible

    Sub-term Availability: B/D

    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

    College Credits: 3

    LUOA High School Equivalency: Bible

    Sub-term Availability: B/D

  • GEOGRAPHY/GOVERNMENT/HISTORY

    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.

    College Credits: 3

    LUOA High School Equivalency: General Elective

    Sub-term Availability: B/C/D

    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.

    College Credits: 3

    LUOA High School Equivalency: General Elective

    Sub-term Availability: B/C/D

    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.

    College Credits: 3

    LUOA High School Equivalency: General Elective

    Sub-term Availability: B/D

    Course Prerequisites: GOVT 200

    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.

    College Credits: 3

    LUOA High School Equivalency: General Elective

    Sub-term Availability: B/D

    Course Prerequisites: GOVT 200

    GOVT 220 (HIS 3220) - American Government

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

    College Credits: 3

    LUOA High School Equivalency: US Government

    Sub-term Availability: B/C/D

    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.

    College Credits: 3

    LUOA High School Equivalency: Fine Art/Career/Technology Elective

    Sub-term Availability: B/D

    Course Prerequisites: GOVT 200

    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.

    College Credits: 3

    LUOA High School Equivalency: Fine Art/Career/Technology Elective

    Sub-term Availability: B/D

    Course Prerequisites: GOVT 200

    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.

    College Credits: 3

    LUOA High School Equivalency: General Elective

    Sub-term Availability: B/C/D

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

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

    College Credits: 3

    LUOA High School Equivalency: General Elective

    Sub-term Availability: B/C/D

    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.

    College Credits: 3

    LUOA High School Equivalency: US History

    Sub-term Availability: B/C/D

    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.

    College Credits: 3

    LUOA High School Equivalency: US History

    Sub-term Availability: B/C/D

  • HEALTH/MEDICAL OFFICE/NURSING

    AMOA 203 (SCI 3203) - Medical Office Systems and Procedures             *AMOA Associate Track Only

    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.

    College Credits: 3

    LUOA High School Equivalency: Fine Art/Career/Technology Elective

    Sub-term Availability: B/D

    Course Prerequisites: NURS 105

    AMOA 204 (SCI 3204) - Medical Office Insurance        *AMOA Associate Track Only

    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.

    College Credits: 3

    LUOA High School Equivalency: Fine Art/Career/Technology Elective

    Sub-term Availability: B/D

    Course Prerequisites: NURS 105

    AMOA 206 (3206) - Medical Office Billing and Bookkeeping          *AMOA Associate Track Only

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

    College Credits: 3

    LUOA High School Equivalency: Fine Art/Career/Technology Elective

    Sub-term Availability: B/D

    Course Prerequisites: NURS 105

    AMOA 207 (SCI 3207) - Medical Office Coding                       *AMOA Associate Track Only

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

    College Credits: 3

    LUOA High School Equivalency: Fine Art/Career/Technology Elective

    Sub-term Availability: B/D

    Course Prerequisites: NURS 105, HLTH 211, & HLTH 212

    AMOA 254 (SCI 3254) - Medical Office Infection Control                    *AMOA Associate Track Only

    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.

    College Credits: 3

    LUOA High School Equivalency: Fine Art/Career/Technology Elective

    Sub-term Availability: B/D

    Course Prerequisites: NURS 105, HLTH 211, & HLTH 212

    AMOA 256 (SCI 3256) - Medical Office Ethics and Law                    *AMOA Associate Track Only

    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.

    College Credits: 3

    LUOA High School Equivalency: Fine Art/Career/Technology Elective

    Sub-term Availability: B/D

    Course Prerequisites: NURS 105

    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.

    College Credits: 3

    LUOA High School Equivalency: Health/PE

    Sub-term Availability: B/C/D

    HLTH 211 (HPE 3211) - Applied Anatomy and Physiology I      *AMOA Associate Track Only

    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.

    College Credits: 3

    LUOA High School Equivalency: General Elective

    Sub-term Availability: B

    HLTH 212 (HPE 3212) - Applied Anatomy & Physiology II       *AMOA Associate Track Only

    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.

    College Credits: 3

    LUOA High School Equivalency: General Elective

    Sub-term Availability: D

    HLTH 252 (HPE 3252) - Drugs in Society

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

    College Credits: 3

    LUOA High School Equivalency: Health/PE

    Sub-term Availability: B/D

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

    *Fulfills NURS 101 & NURS 105 requirements for LU Residential Nursing degree*

    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.

    College Credits: 3

    LUOA High School Equivalency: General Elective

    Sub-term Availability: A

    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.

    College Credits: 1

    LUOA High School Equivalency: General Elective

    Sub-term Availability: B/D

  • MATHEMATICS

    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.)

    College Credits: 3

    LUOA High School Equivalency: General Elective

    Sub-term Availability: A

    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.)

    College Credits: 3

    LUOA High School Equivalency: General Elective

    Sub-term Availability: A

    Course Prerequisites: MATH 100, Math Assessment, or SAT/ACT

    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.

    College Credits: 3

    LUOA High School Equivalency: General Elective

    Sub-term Availability: B/D

    Course Prerequisites: MATH 110, Math Assessment, or SAT/ACT

    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.

    College Credits: 3

    LUOA High School Equivalency: General Elective

    Sub-term Availability: A

    Course Prerequisites: MATH 110, Math Assessment, or SAT/ACT

    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.

    College Credits: 3

    LUOA High School Equivalency: General Elective

    Sub-term Availability: A

    Course Prerequisites: MATH 110, Math Assessment, or SAT/ACT

    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.

    College Credits: 3

    LUOA High School Equivalency: Higher Math

    Sub-term Availability: A

    Course Prerequisites: MATH 110, Math Assessment, or SAT/ACT

    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.

    College Credits: 3

    LUOA High School Equivalency: Higher Math

    Sub-term Availability: A

    Course Prerequisites: MATH 121 or SAT/ACT

    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)

    College Credits: 3

    LUOA High School Equivalency: Higher Math

    Sub-term Availability: A

    Course Prerequisites: MATH 110, Math Assessment, or SAT/ACT

  • PARALEGAL STUDIES

    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.

    College Credits: 3

    LUOA High School Equivalency: Fine Art/Career/Technology Elective

    Sub-term Availability: B/C/D

    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.

    College Credits: 3

    LUOA High School Equivalency: Fine Art/Career/Technology Elective

    Sub-term Availability: B/C/D

    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.

    College Credits: 3

    LUOA High School Equivalency: Fine Art/Career/Technology Elective

    Sub-term Availability: B/C/D

    Course Prerequisites: PLST 201

    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.

    College Credits: 3

    LUOA High School Equivalency: Fine Art/Career/Technology Elective

    Sub-term Availability: B/C/D

    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.

    College Credits: 3

    LUOA High School Equivalency: Fine Art/Career/Technology Elective

    Sub-term Availability: B/D

    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.

    College Credits: 3

    LUOA High School Equivalency: Fine Art/Career/Technology Elective

    Sub-term Availability: B/C/D

    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.

    College Credits: 3

    LUOA High School Equivalency: Fine Art/Career/Technology Elective

    Sub-term Availability: B/D

    Course Prerequisites: PLST 200 & PLST 205

  • SCIENCE

    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.

    College Credits: 3

    LUOA High School Equivalency: Science

    Sub-term Availability: A/B/C/D

    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.

    College Credits: 3

    LUOA High School Equivalency: Science

    Sub-term Availability: B/D

    BIOL 103 (SCI 3103) – Principles of Biology Lab

    An optional lab experience to accompany BIOL 101.

    College Credits: 1

    LUOA High School Equivalency: Science

    Sub-term Availability: A

    PHSC 121 (SCI 3121) – Introduction to Astronomy

    An overview of the principles of astronomy as related to the Solar System for non-science majors. 

    College Credits: 3

    LUOA High School Equivalency: Science

    Sub-term Availability: A/B/D

    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.

    College Credits: 3

    LUOA High School Equivalency: Science

    Sub-term Availability: A/B/C/D

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

    An optional lab experience to accompany PHSC 210.

    College Credits: 1

    LUOA High School Equivalency: Science

    Sub-term Availability: A

    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.

    College Credits: 3

    LUOA High School Equivalency: Science

    Sub-term Availability: B/D

    PHYS 103 (PHY 3103) - Elements of Physics Lab

    An optional lab experience to accompany PHYS 101.

    College Credits: 1

    LUOA High School Equivalency: Science

    Sub-term Availability: B/D

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