Course Offerings

Many Pensacola Theological Seminary and PCC Graduate Studies 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.

Below are the online course offerings by term and by subject. The number of semester credit hours for a course is shown in parentheses following the title.

Important Note

Because we want to make sure you have the best online-learning experience possible, all online courses aren’t offered year-round. Instead, they’re put into a carefully designed course rotation that helps make sure you have the most access to your teacher and the best opportunity to interact with your classmates on Canvas.

After you apply, we’ll work with you to create your plan of study so you can take the classes you need when you need them.

Seminary Courses By Term

Graduate Courses By Term

Seminary Courses By Subject

Bible

BIV 500 New Testament Fundamentals (3) Offered Fall odd, Spring odd, Summer even.
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) Offered Fall even, Summer odd.
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) Offered Fall even, Spring even, Summer odd.
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) Offered Fall, Spring even.
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 519 Post-Exilic Prophets (3) Offered Spring.
The focus of this course is on the books of Haggai, Zechariah, Esther, Ezra, Nehemiah, and Malachi. Students will analyze God’s dealing with Israel after the exile.

BIV 525 Life of Paul (3) Offered Fall even, Summer odd.
This course, based on a chronology of Paul’s life, teaches the student to glean important principles for the Christian walk from the life of Paul as revealed in Acts and in Paul’s writings.

BIV 547 Epistle of James (3) Offered Fall.
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 554 Divided Monarchy (3) Offered Fall even, Summer odd.
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) Offered Spring even, Summer odd.
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) Offered Spring, Summer odd.
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 610 Daniel (3) Offered Fall odd, Spring odd.
As a key eschatological book, Daniel provides lessons of great importance to the Christian today. Students examine the book verse by verse, learning major themes and discussing issues pertinent to the church.

BIV 614 Revelation (3) Offered Fall odd, Spring even.
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) Offered Summer.
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 622 Romans (3) Offered Fall odd, Summer even.
Students engage in a detailed exposition of the book of Romans, comprehending its theology at much greater depth than is achieved in a survey course.

BIV 635 Christ in the Old Testament (3) Offered Fall even, Summer odd.
Students examine selected Old Testament passages which point to the Messiah and His second coming.

BIV 639 Johannine Epistles and Jude (3) Offered Spring odd, Summer even.
Students engage in a thorough exposition of the epistles of John and Jude, giving emphasis to love, Christian hospitality, and defending the faith.

BIV 673 Proverbs (3) Offered Spring even, Summer odd.
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 674 Job, Ecclesiastes, and Song of Solomon (3) Offered Spring odd, Summer even.
This in-depth study of Job, Ecclesiastes, and the Song of Solomon teaches the student applications of godly wisdom to successful Christian living.

BIV 675 Genesis (3) Offered Fall even, Summer odd.
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.

BIV 684 Life and Teachings of Jesus (3) Offered Fall even, Summer odd.
Students examine the life and teachings of Jesus based on a harmony of the four Gospels. Helpful backgrounds from the Intertestamental period are referenced.

Biblical Languages

BLV 645 Hebrew I (3) Offered Fall.
A beginning analysis of elementary Hebrew including alphabet, vowels, nouns, particles, adjectives, and other parts of speech. The student focuses on learning the strong verb system and basic vocabulary while translating passages from the book of Genesis.

BLV 646 Hebrew II (3) Offered Spring.
Prereq.: BL 645 or one semester undergraduate Hebrew.
Students continue to expand their vocabulary base and knowledge of syntax, while preparing an analytical translation of the book of Micah. Exegetical and homiletical insights are discussed with the objective of preparing practical discourses for teaching or preaching.

Doctor of Ministry

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

DMV 715 Jeremiah: Pastoral Applications for Overcoming Ministry Trials (3) Offered Fall even, Summer odd.
An in-depth study of Jeremiah’s life and prophecy, focusing on his ministry challenges and responses and correlating Jeremiah’s ministry paradigm with that of the New Testament pastor. The course will provide practical answers to the problems of contemporary ministry while demonstrating continuity between Old and New Testament spiritual leadership models.

DMV 718 Malachi: Overcoming Apathy in Ministry (3) Offered Spring odd, Summer even.
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) Offered Fall even, Summer odd.
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) Offered Fall odd, Summer even.
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) Offered Spring even, Summer odd.
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.

DMV 746 The Pastoral Epistles: New Testament Principles for Pastoring (3) Offered Fall odd, Spring odd.
The Pastoral Epistles are discussed and applied to vibrant pastoral ministry. Instruction combines sound Bible exposition and pastoral experience to instill the vision and expertise needed for a growing local church.

DMV 752 Studies in Philippians: A Biblical Guideline for Missions (3) Offered Spring even, Summer odd.
This practical study of Paul’s prison epistle to Philippi will help the student to promote outreach at home and abroad. All Christian workers should grasp a biblical burden for missions and will become better equipped to train, encourage, and motivate believers to answer God’s call to missions.

DMV 767 Effective Expository Preaching (3) Offered Spring odd, Summer even.
A detailed study of the basis, principles, and implementation of expository preaching. The course is designed to help the student increase his commitment and comfort with the process of preaching through books of the Bible. The class will focus on sermon exegesis, exposition and delivery with an emphasis on sermon preparation.

Master of Ministry

MMV 506 The Local Church: Building and Growing in the 21st Century (3) Offered Fall odd, Summer even.
The student will establish a biblical philosophy of organization and administration for a growing fundamental church in the 21st century.

MMV 515 Jeremiah: Pastoral Applications for Overcoming Ministry Trials (3) Offered Fall even, Summer odd.
An in-depth study of Jeremiah’s life and prophecy, focusing on his ministry challenges and responses and correlating Jeremiah’s ministry paradigm with that of the New Testament pastor. The course will provide practical answers to the problems of contemporary ministry while demonstrating continuity between Old and New Testament spiritual leadership models.

MMV 518 Malachi: Overcoming Apathy in Ministry (3) Offered Spring odd, Summer even.
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) Offered Fall even, Summer odd.
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) Offered Fall odd, Summer even.
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) Offered Spring even, Summer odd.
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.

MMV 546 The Pastoral Epistles: New Testament Principles for Pastoring (3) Offered Fall odd, Spring odd.
The Pastoral Epistles are discussed and applied to vibrant pastoral ministry. Instruction combines sound Bible exposition and pastoral experience to instill the vision and expertise needed for a growing local church.

MMV 552 Studies in Philippians: A Biblical Guideline for Missions (3) Offered Spring even, Summer odd.
This practical study of Paul’s prison epistle to Philippi will help the student to promote outreach at home and abroad. All Christian workers should grasp a biblical burden for missions and will become better equipped to train, encourage, and motivate believers to answer God’s call to missions.

MMV 567 Effective Expository Preaching (3) Offered Spring odd, Summer even.
A detailed study of the basis, principles, and implementation of expository preaching. The course is designed to help the student increase his commitment and comfort with the process of preaching through books of the Bible. The class will focus on sermon exegesis, exposition and delivery with an emphasis on sermon preparation.

Pastoral Theology

PTV 501 Baptist Polity (1) Offered Spring, Summer even.
This course presents historic principles and practices of Baptist churches noting the nature of the church, its membership, ministry, officers, ordinances, worship, witness, and discipline. A brief history of the Baptists is included in this overview of how Baptist churches are governed.

PTV 542 Philosophy of American Education (3) Offered Fall, Spring, Summer.
Students examine the historical and contemporary philosophical positions and theories which have influenced American education and analyze the connection between philosophy and educational practice.

PTV 629 Christian Education (3) Offered Fall odd, Summer.
Students study, analyze, and discuss theoretical issues and events influencing current thought and practice in elementary and secondary education in light of their philosophical roots and their impact on traditional Christian education.

PTV 682 Management: Programming the Local Church (3) Offered Spring even, Summer odd.
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 537 God’s Church through the Ages (3) Offered Spring even, Summer odd.
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.

THV 538 Church Trends and Changes in the Last Century (3) Offered Spring odd, Summer even.
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.

THV 553 Theology (3) Offered Spring odd, Summer even.
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 Theology (3) Offered Fall odd, Summer odd.
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.

THV 640 Doctrine and History of Preservation of the Text (3) Offered Spring odd, Summer.
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.

Graduate Courses By Subject

Art

ARV 541-542 Graduate Studio (3) Offered Fall, Spring.
Prereq. for AR 541: Student in M.A. degree in studio art or graphic design. Prereq. for AR 542: AR 541.
These courses allow the graduate student to develop particular areas of interest in art or design while building a portfolio for the M.A. show. Individual projects will be approved by instructor.

ARV 640 Professional Studio (9) Offered Summer.
Culminating the work of the M.F.A. program, the student will explore a broad range of topics related to his area of interest in art or design. Projects will include completion of advanced works in the student’s specialty.

ARV 641 Graduate Studio (4) Offered Fall, Spring.
This course allows the graduate student to develop particular areas of interest in art or design while building a portfolio for the M.F.A. show. Individual projects will be approved by instructor.

ARV 647 Graduate Studio (3) Offered Fall, Spring.
Prereq.: AR 640 and 641.
This course is designed for the M.F.A. student to continue work on selected topics in preparation for the M.F.A. show and thesis.

Business

BAV 511 Managing Technology and Information Systems (3) Offered Fall, Summer odd.
This course focuses on the effective use of technology as a strategic resource. Students learn contemporary issues such as information technology (IT) resource planning and management, e-commerce, enterprise systems, and systems planning and integration. Emphasis is placed on practical application of this knowledge to individual areas of interest. The role of integrating effective IT systems into an organization’s culture is the focal point of this course.

BAV 523 Managerial Communication (3) Offered Fall even, Summer odd.
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) Offered Fall even, Summer odd.
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) Offered Spring odd, Summer even.
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) Offered Fall, Spring, Summer.
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) Offered Spring even, Summer odd.
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 654 Accounting for Decision Making (3) Offered Spring odd, Summer even.
Competency: Accounting.
Students will learn managerial accounting with an emphasis on the interpretation, analysis, and use of accounting data for internal reporting and decision making. Students will examine management issues from the perspective of manufacturing, service, and not-for-profit organizations through extensive use of spreadsheets and case analysis. Responsibility accounting, performance evaluation, budgeting, and variance analysis are also discussed.

BAV 668 Managerial Finance (3) Offered Spring even, Summer odd.
Competency: Finance. Prereq.: BA 600.
Students will examine financial analysis and forecasting, capital budgeting, cost of capital, long-term financial policy, and working capital within the framework of risk and time-value of money and will apply this knowledge to the managerial decision-making process. The use of financial models will demonstrate the students’ decision-making skills.

BAV 677 Marketing Strategy (3) Offered Fall odd, Summer even.
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) Offered Spring, Summer.
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) Offered Fall, Spring, Summer.
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.

EDV 542 Philosophy of American Education (3) Offered Fall, Spring, Summer.
Students examine the historical and contemporary philosophical positions and theories which have influenced American education and analyze the connection between philosophy and educational practice.

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

EDV 600 Education Seminar (3) Offered Spring, Summer.
The student applies philosophy to practice through attendance at Summer Seminar in his chosen track and through associated research and writing.

EDV 607 Personal and Professional Relationships in Education (3) Offered Fall even, Summer odd.
Students learn biblical foundations and practical applications for developing the Christian educator’s successful relationships with God, family, school administration, teachers, students, and parents.

EDV 617 Technology Applications in Education (3) Offered Spring odd, Summer.
This course is designed to assist educators in learning to integrate current technologies into classroom instruction as a tool to enhance the teacher-directed classroom.

EDV 618 School Management and Leadership (3) Offered Fall odd, Summer.
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 626 Financial and Legal Aspects of Christian School Operation (3) Offered Spring even, Summer even.
Students study the laws and court decisions affecting Christian schools and also prepare an annual budget using income sources and expense-control systems learned in the course.

EDV 627 Managing Technology and Information Systems (3) Offered Fall odd, Summer odd.
This course focuses on the effective use of technology as a strategic resource. Students learn contemporary issues such as information technology (IT) resource planning and management, e-commerce, enterprise systems, and systems planning and integration. Emphasis is placed on practical application of this knowledge to individual areas of interest. The role of integrating effective IT systems into an organization’s culture is the focal point of this course.

EDV 628 Organization and Administration of Elementary Curriculum (3) Offered Fall even, Summer.
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 629 Current Issues in Education (3) Offered Fall odd, Summer.
Students study, analyze, and discuss theoretical issues and events influencing current thought and practice in elementary and secondary education in light of their philosophical roots and their impact on traditional Christian education.

EDV 651 Elementary Arithmetic Instruction (3) Offered Spring odd, Summer even.
Students are prepared to teach mathematical concepts from arithmetic to basic geometry and algebra in the traditional Christian elementary school. Emphasis is placed on learning strategies for the successful teaching of these concepts. In addition, students will research current trends in the learning and teaching of mathematics in the elementary grades.

EDV 673 Teaching Secondary History (3) Offered Spring even, Summer even.
The student will learn the methods and techniques for teaching history in the Christian school. In addition, the student will study the content of the history curriculums for the Christian high school.

EDV 675 Organization and Administration of Secondary Curriculum (3) Offered Fall even, Summer even.
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) Offered Spring, Summer.
This 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.

EDV 718 Educational Statistics (3) Offered Spring even, Summer odd.
Students will examine descriptive and inferential statistical techniques as applied to educational research. Students will also examine hypothesis testing, correlation techniques, and analysis of variance. Students will analyze data using SPSS software. Students will practice these statistical techniques by producing several educational results sections based upon the educational data provided.

EDV 724 Crafting Formal Research (3) Offered Spring.
This writing course introduces graduate students to dissertation research. Given a sample research topic, students learn how to develop problem and purpose statements, formulate research questions, and locate relevant, current literature. Students will learn Chicago style and apply it in writing an introduction and literature review on the topic.

English

ENV 601 Introduction to Graduate English Research (3) Offered Fall, Summer.
This course is designed to aid students in research and creating bibliographic entries. Students learn how to use the library systems.

ENV 611 Graduate English Research Project (3) Offered Spring, Summer.
Prereq.: EN 601.
Under the supervision of advisory faculty, the student will complete a thorough, original research project.

ENV 620 History of the English Language (3) Offered Fall odd, Summer odd.
Students learn English sounds, word constructions, sentence structures, and word meanings in a developmental and historical context so that they may more readily teach the phonology, morphology, and syntax of English. Students examine the progress of the English language from old English to modern English.

ENV 630 Structural Concepts in Written Communication (3) Offered Spring odd, Summer even.
Competency: English Grammar and Composition.
This course is designed to prepare students to effectively teach grammar and composition. Students will analyze the English language according to its syntax, usage, and parts of speech and will evaluate strategies for teaching grammar and composition in light of a traditional philosophy of education.

ENV 650 Studies in American Literature (3) Offered Fall even, Summer even.
Competency: American Literature.
Representative works from major authors are studied for meaning and appreciation. In addition to learning the basic history of American literature, the student will learn how to identify literary themes and interpret literature from a traditional Christian perspective. Students will demonstrate interpretive and analytical skills in a class paper.

ENV 660 Studies in British Literature (3) Offered Spring even, Summer odd.
Competency: British Literature.
Representative works from major authors are examined for meaning and appreciation. In addition to learning the basic history of British literature, the student will learn how to identify literary themes and interpret literature from a traditional Christian perspective.

History

HIV 601 Introduction to Graduate History Research (3) Offered Summer.
Through a practical use of library systems, students will research a historical topic and will create bibliographic entries.

HIV 611 Graduate History Research Project (3) Offered Spring, Summer.
Prereq.: HI 601.
Under the supervision of advisory faculty, the student will complete a thorough, original research project.

HIV 640 American Constitutional History (3) Offered Spring odd, Summer even.
Competency: History of Civilization and United States History.
Students will analyze the development of the American constitutional system in the context of American political, social, economic, and religious history.

HIV 650 Dynamics and Direction of the Contemporary World (3) Offered Spring even, Summer odd.
Competency: History of Civilization.
Students analyze the ideologies that have shaped the modern world such as liberalism, conservatism, socialism, and globalism and prepare a Christian response to these belief systems and their implications.

Mathematics

MAV 540 Properties of Positive Integers (3) Offered Spring.
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.

MAV 543 Mathematics of Complex Variables (3) Offered Fall.
Competency: Calculus II.
Students learn about complex variables, analytic functions, complex integrals, power series, residue and poles, and applications of complex variables. Emphasis is placed on applying these concepts in engineering courses. Offered concurrently with MA 343; graduate students will be assigned additional work.

MAV 601 Introduction to Graduate Mathematics Research (3) Offered Summer.
This course is designed to aid students in research and creating bibliographic entries. Students learn how to use the library systems.

Science

SCV 601 Introduction to Graduate Science Research (3) Offered Summer.
This course is designed to aid students in research and creating bibliographic entries. Students learn how to use the library systems.