An overview of the science of psychology, the systematic study of the mind and behavior. Points of emphasis include history, terminology, and a broad study of theoretical and applied concepts.

Required text:

Griggs, R., A., & Jackson, S. L. (2020). Psychology: A concise introduction (6th ed.). Worth. 

This course is designed to help to fulfill your calling within the Great Commission. The Great Commission is the command of Jesus to His followers to make disciples of all nations by baptizing them and by teaching them to obey His teachings. (Matthew 28:18-20) Obedience is about a life change in behavior. A change in behavior many times requires a change first in perspective, mindset, faith, and devotion. You will learn and practice the skills and lifestyle needed to be an effective teacher who teaches with intentionality to affect life transformation toward Christlikeness and to make disciples who make disciples.

Principles of Bible Study (PBS) is a practical study of elementary tools, principles, and methods of the literary interpretation necessary for proper application of Scripture. (3 hours)

Traces the sequence and significance of Hebrew history from the conquest of Canaan to the division of the Israelite nation, including a survey of the wisdom and poetic literature of the Hebrew Bible.

Examines the first five books of the Old Testament for their value as a record of the origin of the universe and all life, the development of civilization, and the birth of the people of Israel, with special emphasis on the mighty acts of God as a source of revelation.