This course explores elementary financial accounting concepts and procedures used in the preparation of financial statements; elementary financial statement analysis; and use of financial accounting information for special-purpose decision making.

This course is a study of the historical, geographical, political, social and cultural setting of the Old and New Testament.  This course seeks to provide students with a context that will enhance their understanding of Biblical texts, promote further Biblical studies and affirm the historical reliability of the Scriptures.

A study of the origins, history, present trends, and prospects of the Restoration Movement, that began in the nineteenth century for promoting the unity of the Church on the basis of Scripture and Apostolic precedents.

Students are introduced to the concept of “worldview” and are led to see, from a theological and historical perspective, how different worldviews have arisen and how they continue to structure the modern mind and society.  In addition, students learn how to assess cultural influences on human experiences, behavior, and belief systems and develop heightened empathy and respect for individuals from cultures different from their own.

This course covers topics of algebra, including linear functions, equations, and inequalities; systems of equations in two variables; polynomial functions; rational and radical equations and inequalities; exponential and logarithmic functions; ratios, proportions, variation, and graphing.

An intermediary level survey of the background, contents, and theology of the 27 books of the New Testament. Emphasis is on understanding how the NT is understood in its own context and yet speaks to contemporary situations as Christians.

An examination of the Biblical basis for making ethical decisions. Building on the foundation of God’s revelation to Moses, the prophets, Jesus, and the apostles, students will apply these teachings to issues ranging from personal moral responsibility; to major social issues facing the world today; and in business/organizational leadership context. Students explore the theological and Biblical foundations that determine the nature of ethical leadership by discerning the ethical foundations evident in the lives of great leaders. Students learn how the person/leader’s values and beliefs affect decision-making by identifying key factors involved in ethical decision-making. Finally, students assess and apply the concepts of organizational and social responsibility by looking at real world problems. 


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This orientation course is designed to help you get comfortable with the structure and navigation of the online classroom, as well as get to know MACU.  Resources, tools, and support are provided to help you succeed in every area of your educational journey!