Course Dates: August 18 - November 24, 2020
Times listed below are Eastern.
- Tuition: $570 per credit hour, plus matriculation
- Audit: $65 per credit hour
Financial Aid: You may be eligible for federal, state, and institutional aid. Among others, scholarships are available for part-time students, high school (dual enrollment) students, and West Virginians.
- Computer, Tablet, or Smart Phone with camera & mic
- High-speed Internet Connection
- Students must attend at least 50% of the classes live. If an exception must be made, contact the Academics office.
- Not available to resident students.
BI 109 - Principles of Bible Interpretation
(3 credits)Dr. John Rinehart
Mon., Wed., Fri. at 10:00 - 10:50amThis course trains students in the principles and practice of literal interpretation—the determination of an author’s intended meaning by the words of his text in their grammatical and historical context. As such, the course develops: 1) the principle of single intent and the stability of textual meaning, 2) the importance of context and the progress of revelation, and 3) the features of the primary literary genres in the Bible.
BI 323 - Paul’s Letters I
(3 credits)Dr. Jonathan Rinker
Tue., Thur. at 11:00am - 12:15pmThis exposition aims at discerning Paul’s intended meaning in the text of his first five letters: Galatians, 1 & 2 Thessalonians, and 1 & 2 Corinthians. The course includes: 1) an introduction to significant historical background issues, including the life of Paul, 2) a demonstration of the exegetical method in these letters, and 3) a synthesis of primary biblical-theological themes in this Pauline section.
CS 091 - Practical Christian Service
(0 credits)Mr. Spencer Hammons
Thur. at 9:00am - 9:50amFirst Semester students observe, participate in, and evaluate various Christian ministries. All other students select a specific ministry in which to serve a minimum of one hour per week. Third and fourth-year students are given more leadership responsibilities in their ministry, which are often coordinated with their academic program (teaching an adult Bible class, leading a youth group or children’s choir, etc.). Individual needs and opportunities for service are given consideration. Satisfactory completion of Christian Service assignments is required for graduation. No academic credit; $65 flat rate for this course.
LA 103A - Fundamentals of Speech A
(3 credits)Miss Cheryl Parvin
Mon., Wed., Fri. at 8:00 - 8:50amProvides an understanding of and practice in public speaking. Attention is given to the training of the mind, body, and voice.
LA 106 - English Composition II
(3 credits)Mrs. Erin Rowe
Mon., Wed., Fri. at 8:00 - 8:50amStudy of basic ways ideas can be fitted together and presented clearly in writing. Two-thirds of the course will deal with basic writing theory.
LA 203 - Cross-Cultural Communications
(2 credits)Mrs. Abbey Kilbride
Tue., Thur. at 10:00 - 10:50amThis course is a study designed to equip the student for ministry in a cross-cultural context. This course will introduce several principles of cross-cultural communication with an emphasis on communicating the Gospel effectively to people of other cultures and religions.
MI 105 - Biblical Theology of Missions
(2 credits)Mr. Phillip Peterson
Tue., Thur. at 11:00 - 11:50amAn examination of the theological foundation of missions, including the nature of God, the work of Jesus Christ, and the practice of the NT church. Special attention will also be given to developing a biblical theology of missions. Current theological issues in missions will also be addressed.
PS 107 - Success Seminar
(1 credit)Mr. Spencer Hammons
Tue. at 9:00 - 9:50amThis course seeks to help our students achieve a successful and productive academic career at Appalachian Bible College and in the future. This is accomplished through equipping our students with time management skills, personal study habits, and skills, utilizing research tools, test-taking skills, and formulating research papers. A variety of teaching methods will be used to build their academic skills.
PS 201 - General Psychology
(3 credits)Mrs. Linda Hammons
Mon., Wed., Fri. at 1:40 - 2:30pmStudy of the principles of human behavior interpreted in the light of biblical principles. The course is designed to help the student understand one’s own behavior and that of others.
PT 113 - Foundations of Ministry
(3 credits)Dean Tim Rowe
Mon., Wed., Fri. at 9:00 - 9:50amThis course introduces students to core issues for a fruitful life of faithful, biblical ministry. This course focuses on orientation and implementation of personal spiritual disciplines of Bible reading, memory, meditation, and prayer; biblical character qualifications for Christian ministry; and specific opportunities and skills related to ABC's majors.