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Associate of Arts Degree in English

ASSOCIATE OF ARTS DEGREE IN ENGLISH

Program Coordinator: (English) Israel Loken, Ph.D.

Purpose and Objectives: The 63-hour program leading to the Associate of Arts degree is designed for individuals who wish to pursue an Associate degree while receiving foundational biblical principles that contribute to a biblical worldview. It may also be used as the first two years of a bachelor’s degree program. Credits earned in this program may be applied to the bachelor’s degree programs offered at the College or, when appropriate, may be transferable to other institutions. Upon completion of the program, successful students will be able to:

1. Categorize the literary forms of biblical books.

2. Learn and apply principles of Christian ministry.

Graduation Requirements:

1. Successful completion of all admissions requirements including completion of high school diploma or GED

2. Satisfactory completion of all requirements on Official Degree Plan within a maximum of eight years

3. Cumulative 2.0 grade point average

4. Satisfactory completion of 3 units in Christian Service Learning Program

5. Academic advising sessions including pre and post testing/measurements

6. Intent to Graduate Form filed by submitted deadline

7. Graduation/Diploma fee

8. No unresolved disciplinary matter, including but not limited to, student code of conduct violations, library, or financial obligation

9. Completion of exit counseling for students with Stafford or PLUS loans

10. Approval by CBS faculty

11. See Graduation Requirements for additional requirement(s) for all academic programs

 

Associate of Arts Degree – English Curriculum:

GENERAL STUDIES

HRS

ADDITIONAL COURSES

HRS

ENGLISH 6 hours

 

BIBLE 21 hours

 

ENGL 1301 English Composition 1

3

BIBL 1311 Pentateuch

3

ENGL 1302 English Composition 2

3

BIBL 1312 Historical Literature

3

SCIENCE/COMPUTER 9 hours

 

BIBL 1213 Wisdom Literature

2

COSC 1317 Introduction to Computing

3

BIBL 1414 Prophets

4

BIOL 2301 Anatomy and Physiology1

3

BIBL 1321 Gospels

3

MATH 1332 Mathematical Principles

3

BIBL 1322 Acts and Pauline Epistles

3

FINE ARTS/HUMANITIES 9 hours

 

BIBL 1323 General Epistles and Revelation

3

ENGL 1311 Fundamentals of Speech2

3

THEOLOGY 3 hours

 

PHIL 2304 Introduction to Philosophy

3

THEO 1311 Introduction to Theological Method

3

PHIL 3305 Christian Ethics

3

MINISTRY SKILLS 9 hours

 

SOCIAL SCIENCE 6 hours

 

MSMN 1301 Bible Study Methods

3

HIST 2321 Western Civilization 13

3

MSMN 2301 Missions, Evangelism, and Discipleship

3

HIST 2322 Western Civilization 23

3

MSMN 2302 Foundations of Spiritual Life

3

ORIENTATION non-credit

 

 

 

ORIE 1013 Orientation

 

 

 

CHRISTIAN SERVICE 3 units

 

 

 

MCSP 2011 Christian Service, 1

1u

 

 

MCSP 2011 Christian Service, 2

1u

 

 

MCSP 2011 Christian Service, 3

1u

 

 

1 ASTR 2301 Astronomy may substitute for BIOL 2301 Anatomy and Physiology.

2 Expository Preaching classes, MSPM 3301-3305, may substitute for ENGL 1311 Fundamentals of Speech. These classes are for men only. MSCE 3323 Women Teaching Women may substitute for ENGL 1311 Fundamentals of Speech. This class is for women only.

 3 GOVT 2301 Principles of American Politics may substitute for HIST 2321 Western Civilization 1 or HIST 2322 Western Civilization 2.

 

ASSOCIATE OF ARTS DEGREE

Suggested Sequence: English

(Full-time Students)

Year

Fall

Spring

Summer

1

MSMN 1301 Bible Study Methods

ENGL 1301 English Composition 1

COSC 1317 Introduction to Computing

ENGL 1302 English Composition 2

HIST 2321 Western Civilization 1

BIBL 1321 Gospels

MCSP 2011 Christian Service

BIBL 1311 Pentateuch

BIBL 1312 Historical Literature

MSMN 2301 Missions, Evangelism, and Discipleship

MSCP 2011 Christian Service

2

MATH 1332 Mathematical Principles

BIBL 1213 Wisdom Literature

BIBL 1414 Prophets

BIBL 1322 Acts & Pauline Epistles

BIBL 1323 General Epistles and Revelation

HIST 2322 Western Civilization 2

PHIL 2304 Introduction toPhilosophy

THEO 1311 Introduction to Theological Method

MSCP 2011 Christian Service

PHIL 3305 Christian Ethics

MSMN 2302 Foundations of Spiritual Life

BIOL 2301 Anatomy and Physiology

ENGL 1311 Fundamentals of Speech