Track #1 Courses

RELT 201 — Salvation

Each one of us struggles with sin, but what is it? How does it impact my relationship with Christ? Can I overcome it? We will begin with a discussion on the nature of sin, then take a powerful journey through the plan of salvation using the sanctuary services as an aid to understanding the components of salvation, such as God’s mercy, justice, grace and righteousness, our faith response to Christ, justification, sanctification, and the atonement of sin.

EDUC 210 — Education
This course uncovers the truth about God’s purpose for education, highlighting the foundational ideas upon which Christian education is built and the long term effect they have upon the way we think and the choices we make. The focus of the class will be the teaching methods of Christ, the Master Teacher, giving students a pattern to follow as they seek to become effective teachers.
RELB 312 — Studies in Prophecy: Daniel
This course will acquaint students with each chapter of the book of Daniel, enabling students to give a heart-warming yet convicting presentation of end-time truths. Special emphasis will be placed on chapters 7-9 which serve as the foundation for much of what Adventists believe.
MGMT 470 — Business & Ministry Leadership
This course introduces basic economic concepts and accounting practices for managing personal and business finances. Money management issues such as budgeting, consumerism, insurance, home ownership, debt, and investments are included.
 
RELT 202 — Adventist Beliefs
This class uncovers the beauty of the doctrines that we hold as Seventh-day Adventists, establishing each belief upon a solid biblical foundation. Since Christ is at the heart of every teaching and is the focus of every topic, the essence of this class will be Jesus–His life, mission, and ministry. Note: This class only dwells on subjects not covered in other classes.
RELT 356 — Christian Marriage and the Family
This course covers vital factors in the choice and formation of friendships and lifetime companions. Since the Lord designs that families on earth should be symbols of the families of heaven, the students will also learn how to apply Biblical principles to everyday family life so that a sanctifying spirit can also be brought into the church.
RELP 240 — Magabook Leadership
This course provides leadership training and experience needed for a ten-week summer Magabook colporteur program. Students will study techniques involving discipleship, discipline, training, and team management for evangelistic purposes. It will also open up opportunity to gain valuable insight on motivating Adventist peers to participate in literature ministry. A portion of the class will include in-field training to prepare the student for the Magabook Leadership Practicum.
 
RELP 330 — Speech
This course covers instruction in oral communication skills needed to effectively minister in one-on-one and group environments. It encourages the practice of responsible communication after the pattern of Christ, the ideal Speaker. This course examines the preparation, presentation, audition, and critiquing of speeches of various kind–particularly informative and persuasive ones–with an emphasis on the selection and organization of supporting material, reasoning, techniques in closing, persuasive strategies, and elements of delivery. Application will be the primary focus.
RELH 457 — Seventh-day Adventist History (Intensive)
This course is a study of the history and development of the Seventh-day Adventist church from the Second Advent Awakening to its current global mission. Emphasis is given to the following areas: life sketches of pioneers, early evangelistic thrusts, doctrinal development, and the impact of the publishing work. Further study will include the development of this movement with emphasis on trends, teachings, growth, and mission work.
RELP 220 — Philosophy of Adventist Publishing (Intensive)
This course is a study of the history, purpose, and direction for the publishing ministry of the Seventh-day Adventist Church and is based on the Bible and Spirit of Prophecy. Emphasis will be given to the combining of the publishing work with Bible work, medical missionary work, and the local church.