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Many PCC Graduate Studies and Pensacola Theological Seminary courses are available to complete in your own home, one course at a time, allowing you to continue your present ministry and responsibilities. These courses offer you the same quality instruction on-campus students receive while you study at your own pace, when and where it is convenient for you.

Graduate Studies

Business

BAV 523 Managerial Communication (3)
This practical communications course is designed to prepare the M.B.A. student to write clear, concise messages from a managerial perspective and to develop, as well as deliver boardroom-level presentations. Students will apply communication principles to a variety of business settings, including writing memorandums to administrators and employees, handling the communications aspect of a crisis situation, preparing and delivering a meeting agenda, conducting performance appraisals, dealing with international audiences, and presenting a proposal for change within an organization.

BAV 535 Ethical and Legal Environment of Business (3)
This course concentrates on how the ethical and legal components of a business affect the various stakeholders within business management. Students will learn to apply biblical ethical principles and values to business-related problems to reach moral decisions. Various ethical theories and the ethical responsibility of business to society and employees, as well as moral rights of employees, will be examined. In addition, an understanding of constitutional law, statutory law, case law, and administrative rules will be developed.

BAV 582 Human Resource Management (3)
The fundamental concepts and current issues involved in human resource management will be examined in light of their practical application. These concepts and issues include the recruitment, selection, placement, training, evaluation, development, compensation, and promotion of employees. Students will learn organized topics such as structure, culture, policies and procedures, job design, employee-management relations, management development, and workplace legislation.

BAV 600 Advanced Statistical Analysis (3)
Competency: Statistics
This course addresses forecasting principles and econometric model applications used within the business decision-making process. Using SPSS and other statistical analysis software packages, the student will analyze data using several univariate and multivariate forecasting methods with specific application to management planning and opportunities. Topics such as decision framework, hypothesis testing, data capture and analysis, analysis of variance, correlation, simple and multiple regression, and residual analysis will be discussed.

BAV 642 Applied Managerial Economics (3)
Competency: Economics. Prereq.: BA 600.
Students will learn and apply economic principles such as supply and demand, price and costing relationships, firm competitiveness, and market forces in making intelligent organizational decisions to accomplish both stewardship and efficiency from a non-Keynesian approach. The student also will demonstrate basic economic forecasting and modeling techniques.

BAV 677 Marketing Strategy (3)
The purpose of the course is to give the student hands-on experience making strategic marketing decisions for a firm. The focus of the course is on implementing strategy within the framework of creating a company to market an original product. The students will work in teams to form a company, create a new product (with a prototype), formulate a business plan and marketing plan, and make a presentation to secure venture capital/investment.

BAV 680 Strategic Organizational Leadership (3)
Prereq.: Graduating M.B.A. student.
This capstone course is designed to equip the student for leadership positions in a dynamic global environment. The student will demonstrate comprehension in major leadership theories of change management, organizational effectiveness, and communication as they interact with organizational design. These concepts will be studied from a Christian perspective. Students will use case studies, classroom presentations, and research to investigate the meaning and practice of leadership and of increasing organizational effectiveness.

Education

EDV 541 History of American Education (3)
This course provides an overview of the historical and philosophical events and ideas which contributed to the development of present-day American education. The course also examines the present religious state of public education and the Christian school as the right alternative.

EDV 542 Philosophy of American Education (3)
The purpose for this course is for students to examine the historical and contemporary philosophical positions and theories which have influenced American education and to analyze the connection between philosophy and educational practice.

EDV 545 Principles of Instruction and Methods (3)
The student will learn a variety of successful instructional techniques and methods of traditional Christian education.

EDV 618 School Management and Leadership (3)
This course is designed to give the graduate student skills necessary for biblical leadership and successful management of the Christian school. The student will apply these skills to aspects of school management such as personnel development, office and records, advertising and public relations, admissions, ancillary services, technology, and educational management.

EDV 628 Organization and Administration of Elementary Curriculum (3)
The graduate student will learn the sequential design of the elementary school curriculum. The scope and sequence of each grade level of the elementary curriculum will be reviewed, and the student will become familiar with the content of each grade level in the elementary curriculum.

EDV 675 Organization and Administration of Secondary Curriculum (3)
The student is exposed to the epistemology as it relates to learning and the sequential design of the high school curriculum. The student examines from a Christian perspective the philosophy, content, structure, and sequence of curriculum within each of the disciplines.

EDV 680 Strategic Organizational Leadership (3)
This capstone course is designed to equip the student for leadership positions in a dynamic global environment. The student will demonstrate comprehension in major leadership theories of change management, organizational effectiveness, and communication as he interacts with organizational design. These concepts will be studied from a Christian perspective. Students will use case studies, classroom presentations, and research to investigate the meaning and practice of leadership and to increase organizational effectiveness.

Mathematics

MAV 540 Properties of Positive Integers (3)
Competency: Calculus II.
Students will develop their mathematical skills through the study of the properties of the positive integers, including divisibility, prime numbers and factorization, congruencies, primitive roots, and quadratic equations.

Seminary

Bible

BIV 500 New Testament Fundamentals (3)
This course is provided for the student without previous academic exposure to the Bible. Students survey the books of the New Testament and examine the major themes and writers.

BIV 503 Advanced New Testament (3)
Prereq.: BIV 500 or New Testament Survey on undergraduate level.
Students examine all three disciplines of Advanced New Testament studies (history/background, New Testament Introduction, and New Testament biblical theology) from the perspective of the absolute integrity of the New Testament text. These three disciplines are applied to the understanding of the New Testament books as well as the personal and practical application of the New Testament to life and ministry.

BIV 510 Old Testament Fundamentals (3)
This course enables the student without previous academic exposure to the Bible to survey the books of the Old Testament and examine the major themes and writers.

BIV 513 Advanced Old Testament (3)
Prereq.: BIV 510 or Old Testament Survey on undergraduate level or Bible exposition program.
Students explore the Old Testament with in-depth readings on the backgrounds and contents of each Old Testament book. In addition to lectures and class discussions, students research the Old Testament canon, text, and inspiration and trace God's unfolding plan to redeem and bless all people through the Messiah.

BIV 537 God's Church through the Ages (3)
Students examine the historical Church established by God from its foundation to the present to identify major changes, individuals, and issues in the various periods of church history.

BIV 538 Church Trends and Changes in the Last Century (3)
The student will identify and critique the leaders, philosophy, and methodology of the major movements in American Christianity during the twentieth century. This course may be taken to meet D.Min. or M.Min. requirements.

BIV 543 History of American Education (3)
In this course, students learn the historical events and ideas which contributed to the development of present-day American education. Students also examine the present condition of public education and the strong need for Christian education.

BIV 547 Epistle of James (3)
This course is a verse by verse study of the Epistle of James. Students will focus on practical Christian living with an emphasis on such topics as trials, temptation, and faith and works.

BIV 553 United Monarchy (3)
This course discusses the transition from the theocracy to the monarchy with an emphasis on the development of the monarchy in the life of Israel. Students glean practical principles of leadership from the reigns of King Saul, David, and Solomon.

BIV 554 Divided Monarchy (3)
Students trace developments that led to the division of the monarchy, chronicle life in the Divided Kingdoms, and draw significant principles for modern ministry.

BIV 564 Ezekiel (3)
Students participate in an in-depth exposition of Ezekiel with a threefold emphasis on the glory and holiness of God, the seriousness and ramifications of sin, and the distinction of Israel and the Church. There will be a focus on the practical principles and applications for daily living and successful service for the Lord.

BIV 606 Acts (3)
An exposition of Acts, where students concentrate on the history of the spread of the gospel in the early church and the development of the Church and its doctrine.

BIV 614 Revelation (3)
An exposition of the book of Revelation with emphasis placed upon Christ as the central Person of the book. Students learn practical lessons of faithfulness and service to God in these final days before Christ's return.

BIV 618 I & II Corinthians (3)
In this course, students analyze the church problems addressed by Paul: factionalism; immorality; church discipline; Christians taking other believers to court; and marriage, divorce, and remarriage. They also study the teachings of Paul regarding spiritual gifts, public worship, the resurrection of Christ, full-time vocational ministry, and giving to the local church.

BIV 635 Christ in the Old Testament (3)
Students examine selected Old Testament passages which point to the Messiah and His second coming.

BIV 640 Doctrine and History of Preservation of the Text (3)
The doctrine of Bibliology is explored with an emphasis on the biblical and historical definition of the preservation of the Holy Bible. Students examine the history of the doctrine of preservation as well as the history of biblical truth in its manuscript and printed form.

BIV 673 Proverbs (3)
The wisdom shared through the Book of Proverbs contains practical lessons for the Christian today. This course will examine the practical application of wisdom to daily living

BIV 675 Genesis (3)
This exegetical study of the book of Genesis achieves much greater depth than is possible in a survey course and trains students to defend the biblical doctrine of Creation and the biblical history of mankind.

Doctor of Ministry

DMV 706 The Local Church: Building and Growing in the 21st Century (3)
In this course, the student will establish a biblical philosophy of organization and administration for a growing fundamental church in the 21st century.

DMV 718 Malachi: Overcoming Apathy in Ministry (3)
The post-exilic prophecy of Malachi closes the Old Testament with practical exhortations that apply to the Christian today. Verse-by-verse study helps develop biblical cures for the apathy that dulls churches, ruins homes, or mars personal fellowship with God.

DMV 723 Genesis: Developing and Implementing a Biblical World View in Your Church (3)
A pastor's world view will influence how he approaches current issues facing the church today. This course provides practical, biblical instruction so that the student can develop and implement the appropriate world view in his church for the 21st century.

DMV 727 Romans and Galatians: Pastoral Studies in the Doctrine of Soteriology (3)
This course gives a practical and positive exposition of the biblical doctrine of soteriology. Students discuss and defend the simplicity of the gospel and eternal security of the believer against errant teachings such as Calvinism and lordship salvation.

DMV 745 Proverbs: Guidelines for Personal, Spiritual, and Professional Development (3)
The corrupting influence of contemporary society can entice God’s people to wander through a maze of inadequate solutions for life’s challenges. In contrast to numerous “success manuals” currently available, God’s wisdom in the Book of Proverbs teaches students timeless guidance through precepts, principles, and priorities that give biblical keys for living an enjoyable and enriched Christian life to the glory of God.

Master of Ministry

MMV 506 The Local Church: Building and Growing in the 21st Century (3)
This course will establish a biblical philosophy of organization and administration for a growing fundamental church in the 21st century.

MMV 518 Malachi: Overcoming Apathy in Ministry (3)
The post-exilic prophecy of Malachi closes the Old Testament with practical exhortations that apply to the Christian today. Verse-by-verse study helps develop biblical cures for the apathy that dulls churches, ruins homes, or mars personal fellowship with God.

MMV 523 Genesis: Developing and Implementing a Biblical World View in Your Church (3)
This exegetical study of the book of Genesis achieves much greater depth than is possible in a survey course and trains students to defend the biblical doctrine of Creation and the biblical history of mankind.

MMV 527 Romans and Galatians: Pastoral Studies in the Doctrine of Soteriology (3)
This course gives a practical and positive exposition of the biblical doctrine of soteriology. Students discuss and defend the simplicity of the gospel and eternal security of the believer against errant teachings such as Calvinism and lordship salvation.

MMV 545 Proverbs: Guidelines for Personal, Spiritual, and Professional Development (3)
The corrupting influence of contemporary society can entice God’s people to wander through a maze of inadequate solutions for life’s challenges. In contrast to numerous “success manuals” currently available, God’s wisdom in the Book of Proverbs teaches students timeless guidance through precepts, principles, and priorities that give biblical keys for living an enjoyable and enriched Christian life to the glory of God.

Pastoral Theology

PTV 542 Philosophy of American Education (3)
The purpose for this course is for students to examine the historical and contemporary philosophical positions and theories which have influenced American education and to analyze the connection between philosophy and educational practice.

PTV 682 Management: Programming the Local Church (3)
Ministerial students learn the methods of managing a growing staff and coordinating expanding programs in the local church. Emphasis will focus on how to coordinate all ministries of the church including a Christian day school.

Theology

THV 553 Biblical Theology (3)
A biblical study of the nature, necessity, and biblical basis for the following doctrines: Bibliology, Theology Proper, Christology, Pneumatology, and Angelology. The course will emphasize biblical exposition of key passages of Scripture dealing with each doctrine. Students will prepare a doctrinal statement.

THV 554 Biblical Theology (3)
A biblical study of the nature, necessity, and biblical basis for the following doctrines: Anthropology, Hamartiology, Soteriology, Ecclesiology, and Eschatology. The course will emphasize the biblical exposition of key passages of Scripture dealing with each doctrine. Students will prepare a doctrinal statement.

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