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    Sep 29, 2022  
Lee University Catalog 2017-2018 
    
Lee University Catalog 2017-2018 [Archived Catalog]

Course Descriptions


 

Music-Theory

  
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    MUST 242 - Aural Skills IV


    Further practice and training in application of aural skills. A grade of “C-” is required to meet the requirements for a music major or minor.

    Prerequisites
    A minimum grade of “C-” in MUST-231 and MUST-232

    Credit Hours: 1
    Notes
    Requires co-requisite enrollment in MUST-241.
  
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    MUST 250 - Introduction to Composition


    Applied composition and arranging for the music major.

     

    Prerequisites
    A minimum grade of C in MUST 231 & MUST 232; Permission of instructor

    Credit Hours: 1-2

  
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    MUST 311 - Form and Analysis


    Building on the knowledge and skills learned in the first and second years of music theory, this course identifies the techniques utilized in analysis of standard musical forms and leads to application of those techniques to representative musical examples. A grade of “C-” is required to meet the requirements for a music major or minor.

    Prerequisites
    A minimum grade of “C-” in MUST-243 and MUST-244

    Credit Hours: 2
    When Offered
    Fall Semester
  
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    MUST 341 - Orchestration and Arranging


    An introduction to the principles of scoring for instruments of band and orchestra, including range, technique, timbre and transposition, applying them to arranging for church and educational ensembles. A grade of “C-” is required to meet the requirements for a music major or minor.

    Prerequisites
    A minimum grade of “C-” in MUST-241 and MUST-242 or permission of instructor

    Credit Hours: 2
    When Offered
    Fall semester
  
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    MUST 351 - Techniques of Composition


    A course designed to survey the compositional disciplines of the 20th Century. Includes extensive listening and score study.

    Prerequisites
    A minimum grade of C in MUST-231 and MUST-232

    Credit Hours: 2
    When Offered
    Spring Semester
  
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    MUST 401-403 - Special Topics in Music Theory


    A course presenting various topics and research concerns. The topic changes to meet student demand and interest.

    Prerequisites
    Permission of instructor.

    Credit Hours: 1 to 3
  
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    MUST 500 - Music Theory Review


    A course designed to assist the entering graduate student to prepare for the study of music theory at the graduate level. Grading for this course is PASS/FAIL. Credit does not apply toward master’s degree in music.

    Prerequisites
    Graduate Music Theory Placement Exam.

    Credit Hours: 2
    When Offered
    Every Fall and Summer semesters
  
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    MUST 501-503 - Special Topics in Music Theory


    A course presenting various topics and research concerns. The topics will change to meet students demand and interests.
     

    Prerequisites
    Permission of instructor.

    Credit Hours: 1-3
  
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    MUST 505 - Aural Skills Review


    This course is designed to remediate entering graduate students in the areas of aural skills, including audiation, dictation, and sight-singing.  Graded on a pass/fail basis, credit for the course does not apply toward a graduate degree in music.

    Prerequisites
    Graduate Music Theory Placement Exam

    Credit Hours: 2
    When Offered
    Fall Semester
  
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    MUST 522 - Concepts of Analysis


    A study of analytic systems and concepts appropriate to the various styles of the standard repertoire of Western music. Emphasis is placed on non-surface phenomena and comprehensive analysis strategies that build on undergraduate study of music theory.

    Prerequisites
    MUST-500, MUST-505, and MUHL-510.

    Credit Hours: 3
    When Offered
    Spring Semester
  
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    MUST 541 - Orchestration


    A detailed study of instruments of the orchestra including: range, technique, timbre, transposition, and orchestration. Study of various principles of arranging for church instrumental ensembles.

    Prerequisites
    MUST-341 or equivalent.

    Credit Hours: 2
  
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    MUST 550 - Applied Comp/Arranging


    Applied music intended for all graduate students who are working towards an emphasis in applied music and taking lessons with their Primary instrument. Enrollment for 4 credit hours is permitted only for students admitted to the Master of Music Performance degree.

     

    Prerequisites
    Permission of instructor.

    Credit Hours: 1 - 4


Nursing

  
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    NURS 100 - Nursing Concepts and Competence in Professional Practice


    Introduces and prepares the student for a nursing curriculum that uses concepts, case-based exemplars, intervention competencies, intentional direct client care and integrative clinical experiences for teaching-learning.  Historical and current trends in healthcare and nursing practice are discussed and the model of client-centered care is presented and explored.  Competency lab and seminar requirements for progression throughout the nursing program will be outlined and discussed.

    Prerequisites
    Nursing Major, Traditional BSN Track.

    Credit Hours: 2 (2-0-0)
  
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    NURS 102 - Competency Lab and Seminar I


    This lab and seminar focuses on relevant nursing knowledge and student competency at a beginning level for a specified set of identified abilities necessary for professional nursing practice. 

    Prerequisites
    Nursing Major, Traditional BSN Track.

    Requires pre- or co-requisite enrollment in NURS-100.

    Credit Hours: 1 (0-1-0)

  
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    NURS 202 - Nursing Research and Evidence-Based Practice Integration


    Relationships between nursing theory, practice, and research are explored.  Translation of evidence into practice is emphasized through identifying practice issues, appraising and integrating evidence and evaluation of outcomes.  The research process is presented, including protection of patient rights in research conduct.   Students begin a project that will be completed in a subsequent course relating to evidence-based practice in the clinical setting. 

    Prerequisites
    Nursing Major, Traditional BSN Track, MATH-161, ENGL-110.

    Requires pre- or co-requisite enrollment in NURS-102.

    Credit Hours: 2 (2-0-0)

  
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    NURS 204 - Competency Lab and Seminar II


    This lab and seminar builds on relevant nursing knowledge and student competency achieved in NURS-102.  Continued focus on a specified set of identified abilities necessary for professional nursing practice.

    Prerequisites
    Pre- or co-requisite enrollment in HSCI-293, PSYC-260, NURS-102.

    Credit Hours: 1 (0-1-0)
  
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    NURS 207 - Integrative Pathophysiology/Pharmacology I


    This is the first of two courses focusing on pathophysiological and pharmacologic concepts foundational to professional nursing practice.  Concepts and processses are explored, integrated, and applied to professional nursing practice. Mechanisms and theories related to development of disease and alterations in body function of individuals across the lifespan are addressed. Pharmacologic approaches aimed at health promotion, disease prevention, and treatment of alterations of health are discussed.

    Prerequisites
    CHEM-101, HSCI-293

    Pre- or co-requisites: HSCI-250, NURS-212

    Credit Hours: 3 (3-0-0)

  
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    NURS 209 - Integrative Pathophysiology/Pharmacology II


    This is the second of two courses focusing on pathophysiological and pharmacological concepts foundational to professional nursing practice. This course builds on acquired knowledge by application obtained in NURS-207. Pathophysiological and pharmacological processes used for client application across the lifespan are studied. There is a focus on continued development of critical thinking and clinical reasoning in the nurse generalist role of engaging in medication administration, patient safety, and quality.

    Prerequisites
    NURS-207.

    Pre- or co-requisites: NURS-210, NURS-212

    Credit Hours: 3 (3-0-0)

  
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    NURS 210 - Integrative Health Assessment and Clinical Reasoning


    This course prepares students to use the nursing process and to provide holistic assessment of individuals across the lifespan.  Obtaining a health history, conducting a physical assessment and other related client assessments, and accurate documentation will occur.  Development of clinical reasoning as it pertains to deviations from the normal adult will be emphasized.

    Prerequisites
    HSCI-293.

    Requires pre- or co-requisite enrollment in NURS-204.

    Requires co-requisite enrollment in NURS-210L.

    Credit Hours: 3 (2-1-0)

  
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    NURS 210L - Health Assessment and Clinical Reasoning Lab


    Practice experiences are the major component of this lab.

    Prerequisites
    Requires co-requisite enrollment in NURS-210.

  
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    NURS 212 - Competency Lab and Seminar III


    This lab and seminar builds on relevant nursing knowledge and student competency achieved in NURS-204.  Continued focus on building a specified set of identified abilities necessary for professional nursing practice.

    Prerequisites
    Requires pre- or co-requisite enrollment in NURS-202, NURS-204, NURS-207, NURS-210.

    Credit Hours: 1 (0-1-0)
  
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    NURS 231 - Introduction to Christian Ethics for the Nursing Profession


    A study of values and their influence on social and individual behavior.  Special emphasis is placed on the development of Christian values, congruent with the teachings of Christ, and the application of these in everyday life.  This course also addresses legal, ethical, economic, political, and moral responsibilities for holistic professional nursing practice.  Such value-based behaviors as human dignity, integrity, social justics, and professional care of patients will be considered.

    Prerequisites
    Requires pre-requisites in BIBL-110/111, THEO-230, NURS-102.

    Credit Hours: 3 (3-0-0)
    Notes
    Fulfills THEO-231 requirement in the religion core.
  
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    NURS 300 - Clinical Pathways of Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Across the Continuum of Care I


    This course addresses beginning concepts of health promotion and disease prevention as applied to healthy individuals across the age continuum.  Health concepts, risk factors for disease and illness including the influence of genetics, and practice related to immunizations and screenings will be explored.  Safe practice will be emphasized.  Self-health will also be addressed.  Clients studied include children, adults, older adults, and women/families experiencing a normal pregnancy.  This course includes didactic and practice experiences. Practice experiences include the use of therapeutic communication skills and select core nursing skills.

    Prerequisites
    Requires pre- or co-requisite enrollment in NURS-207, NURS-209, NURS-210 and NURS-212.

    Credit Hours: 5 (3-0-2)
  
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    NURS 302 - Introduction to Leadership in Professional Practice


    This is an introductory course designed to provide students with a foundation for developing leadership abilities at the point of client contact.  Responsibilities related to the role of the professional nurse in providing clinical safety and quality improvement practices will be a major focus.  Introductory concepts in healthcare policy, finance, and regulation will be presented.

    Prerequisites
    Requires pre- or co-requisite enrollment in NURS-231, NURS-300.

    Credit Hours: 2 (2-0-0)
  
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    NURS 304 - Clinical Pathways of Chronic Illness Across the Continuum of Care


    This course presents common chronic illnesses that affect clients across the lifespan, leading the client to intersect with multidisciplinary team members within a variety of healthcare settings.

    Prerequisites
    Requires pre- or co-requisite enrollment in NURS-300, NURS-302.

    Credit Hours: 5 (3-0-2)
  
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    NURS 306 - Competency Lab and Seminar IV


    This course expands relevant nursing knowledge and student competency achieved in NURS-212, intending to prepare the student for clinical practice at a beginning level with healthy persons.

    Prerequisites
    Requires pre- or co-requisite enrollment in NURS-300.

    Credit Hours: 1 (0-1-0)
  
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    NURS 308 - Clinical Pathways and Management of Common Acute Episodes


    This course and focuses on common medical illnesses and surgeries and their related clinical nursing care.

    Prerequisites
    Requires pre-requisite enrollment in NURS-302, NURS-304.

    Credit Hours: 5 (3-0-2)
  
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    NURS 310 - Post-Acute Management


    This pathway follows the progression of clients/patients post-surgically and post-illnesses.  The focus in this pathway is assisting clients with successful management of health situation and prevention of readmission.  Basic transitional care introduced in an earlier course about pathways of chronic illness will be addressed in an increasingly complex manner.  This course includes didactic and practice experiences.

    Prerequisites
    NURS-304

    Requires pre- or co-requisite enrollment in NURS-308, NURS-314.

    Credit Hours: 4 (2-0-2)

  
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    NURS 312 - Multi-Dimensional Care in Special Circumstances


    This course addresses holistic needs of individuals and families involved in sensitive healthcare situations and areas, such as oncology, hospice, imminent death, unexpected death, palliative care, and end-of-life care.  Self-care and renewal for the practicing professional nurse is also addressed.  This course includes didactic and practice experiences.

    Prerequisites
    Requires pre- or co-requisite enrollment in NURS-304, NURS-314.

    Credit Hours: 3 (2-0-1)
  
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    NURS 314 - Competency Lab and Seminar V


    This lab and seminar builds on relevant nursing knowledge and student competency achieved in NURS-306.  There is a continued focus on a specified set of increasingly complex, identified abilities necessary for professional nursing practice.

    Prerequisites
    NURS-300, NURS-306

    Requires pre- or co- requisite enrollment in NURS-304.

    Credit Hours: 1 (0-1-0)

  
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    NURS 400 - Evidence-Based Practice in the Clinical Setting


    This course applies previously acquired knowledge and research skills to guide nursing practice in the professional healthcare setting. Students will complete evidence-based project that began in NURS-202.

    Prerequisites
    Requires pre- or co-requisite enrollment in NURS-308.

    Credit Hours: 1 (0-1-0)
  
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    NURS 402 - Pathways of Complex Acuity


    This course prepares the student to care for severely compromised, ill, and critically injured clients across the lifespan in emergency and critical care settings.

    Prerequisites
    Requires pre- or co-requisite enrollment in NURS-310.

    Credit Hours: 5 (3-0-2)
  
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    NURS 404 - Leadership and Professional Practice


    Expanding concepts covered in previous courses, students progress into the more complex role of designer / manager / coordinator of care.

    Prerequisites
    NURS-308, NURS-310, NURS-312, NURS-314

    Credit Hours: 3 (2-0-1)
  
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    NURS 406 - Competency Lab and Seminar VI


    This course expands on relevant nursing knowledge and student competency achieved in NURS-314 with a continued focus on a specified set of increasingly complex, identified abilities necessary for entry into professional nursing practice.

    Prerequisites
    NURS-308, NURS-310, NURS-312, and NURS-314

    Credit Hours: 1 (0-1-0)
  
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    NURS 408 - Clinical Pathways of Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Across the Continuum of Care II


    This course prepares students to apply health promotion and disease prevention concepts and experiences to community, public health, and global nursing.

    Prerequisites
    NURS-402, NURS-406

    Requires pre- or co-requisite enrollment in NURS-404.

    Credit Hours: 4 (2-0-2)

  
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    NURS 412 - Immersion in Professional Nursing Practice


    Practice immersion is designed for the last semester nursing student to engage in working alongside a nurse preceptor in a setting that the student is most interested in pursuing post-graduation.  This experience allows opportunities for the student to integrate knowledge, clinical reasoning, management, and evaluation skills in professional practice similar to what graduates will encounter following licensure as a registered nurse.  Clinical management of a caseload of clients/patients will occur.  Clinical reasoning seminars will be held weekly.

    Prerequisites
    NURS-402, NURS-406

    Requires pre- or co-requisite enrollment in NURS-404, NURS-408, NURS-414, and NURS-495.

    Successful completion of Clinical Enrollment Ticket

    Credit Hours: 6 (1-0-5)

  
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    NURS 414 - Competency Lab and Seminar VII


    This course focuses on synthesis of relevant nursing knowledge and student competency at a comprehensive and complex level for a specified set of identified abilities necessary for entry into professional nursing practice.

    Prerequisites
    NURS-400, NURS-402, NURS-406, NURS-412

    Requires pre- or co-requisite enrollment in NURS-404, NURS-495.

    Credit Hours: 1 (0-1-0)

  
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    NURS 495 - Christian Faith and Ethical Practice Synthesis Seminar


    This seminar allows focused time for the senior level student to engage in reflection and discussion of difficult and complex healthcare issues and situations.  Specifically, the student will address how to integrate Christian faith with professional nursing practice in healthcare systems and practices that are affected by a world that is complex and unpredictable.

    Prerequisites
    NURS-400, NURS-402, NURS-406

    Requires pre- or co-requisite enrollment in NURS-404, NURS-414.

    Credit Hours: 2 (2-0-0)
    Notes
    This course serves as the senior capstone course and counts toward the religion core.


Pastoral Ministry - (DAL)

  
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    PASM 221 - Community Service Chaplaincy


    Credit Hours: 2
    Open to Division of Adult Learning students.
  
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    PASM 235 - Principles of Church Growth


    A guided study of the foundational principles, methods and procedures of church growth, including a familiarization with the history, literature, theology, and major personalities associated with the modern Church Growth Movement.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Open to Division of Adult Learning students.
  
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    PASM 253 - Principles of Church Growth


    A guided study of the foundational principles, methods and procedures of church growth, including a familiarization with the history, literature, theology and major personalities associated with the modern Church Growth Movement.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Notes
    Charlotte Center
    Open to Division of Adult Learning students.
  
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    PASM 261 - Introduction to Preaching


    A study of the basic principles of preaching and sermon preparation.

    Prerequisites
    ENGL-106 and BIBL-261.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Open to Division of Adult Learning students.
  
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    PASM 262 - The Ministry of Preaching


    A study of the construction and delivery of sermons. Special attention is given to those elements of craftsmanship, style, and theological understanding basic to persuasive preaching.

    Prerequisites
    PASM-261.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Open to Division of Adult Learning students.
  
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    PASM 264 - The Christian Family


    A study of marriage and the family from a Christian perspective.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Open to Division of Adult Learning students.
  
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    PASM 265 - Practicum


    A practicum in which the student has supervised field engagement in selected areas of Christian ministry. A minimum of 150 hours of intentional supervised ministry engagement is required. Acceptable ministry engagements must be approved by DAL.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Open to Division of Adult Learning students.
  
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    PASM 266 - Practicum


    A practicum in which the student has supervised field engagement in selected areas of Christian ministry. A minimum of 150 hours of intentional supervised ministry engagement is required. Acceptable ministry engagements must be approved by DAL. PASM-266 is a continuation of PASM-265.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Open to Division of Adult Learning students.
  
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    PASM 347 - The Pastor and Christian Education


    Consideration of local church agencies and other means of Christian education with emphasis on the pastor’s role in the teaching ministry.  (CHED-347)

    Credit Hours: 3
    Notes
    Charlotte Center
    Open to Division of Adult Learning students.
  
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    PASM 351 - Ministry of Worship


    A biblical, theological, and practical approach to Pentecostal worship in the local church with emphasis on special occasions such as weddings, funerals, baptisms, communion and dedications. The study includes development of a biblical theology and practical philosophy of worship, a historical and contemporary overview, examining various styles of worship, and the planning of each aspect of a worship service.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Open to Division of Adult Learning students.
  
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    PASM 353 - Contemporary World Religions


    A study of the history and teachings of the major non-Christian religions of the world with an attempt to relate them to their cultural background.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Notes
    Crosslisted with ICSP-352.
    Open to Division of Adult Learning students.

Pastoral Studies

  
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    PASM 202 - Pastoral Ministry Seminar


    An assessment of one’s ministerial identity in view of God’s call, personal abilities and spiritual giftedness. The methodology will include an off-campus retreat. Required of all sophomores majoring in Pastoral Ministry.

    Credit Hours: 1
  
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    PASM 223 - Community Service Chaplaincy


    This course will prepare students to serve as Community Service Chaplains in specialized settings such as hospitals, nursing homes, jails and prisons, detention centers, and law enforcement agencies. The overall objective is to provide a grasp of key issues and practical ideas for enhancing the local church’s outreach to hurting humanity in their church and in their community.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Notes
    This course is service-enhanced and requires co-requisite enrollment in PASM-223S.
  
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    PASM 291 - Contemporary Issues in Pastoral Ministry


    Courses presenting varied issues, trends and methods of ministry which are of contemporary interest but beyond the scope of established courses within the disciplines. Repeatable for credit.

    Credit Hours: 1
  
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    PASM 292 - Contemporary Issues in Pastoral Ministry


    Courses presenting varied issues, trends and methods of ministry which are of contemporary interest but beyond the scope of established courses within the disciplines. Repeatable for credit.

    Credit Hours: 2
  
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    PASM 293 - Contemporary Issues in Pastoral Ministry


    Courses presenting varied issues, trends and methods of ministry which are of contemporary interest but beyond the scope of established courses within the disciplines. Repeatable for credit.

    Credit Hours: 3
  
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    PASM 310 - Church Planting


    A course designed to highlight a key component of church growth and evangelism. This course will look at the Biblical basis, the historical background and the planting process of birthing churches in a number of contexts. Special emphasis will be placed on understanding the person of the church planter and the local, cultural context of the church plant.

    Credit Hours: 3
  
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    PASM 352 - The Church and Social Problems


    A consideration of the church’s role and function in the light of history and with special reference to the rapidly changing aspects of human need and social resources. Emphasis will be on the church’s involvement in the emerging problems in American life.

    Prerequisites
    Must have completed 45 credit hours.

    Credit Hours: 3
  
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    PASM 363 - Expository Preaching


    The problems and methods of expository preaching will be explored and selected passages studied with a view to discussing and using their exegetical and expository values.

    Prerequisites
    CHMN-230

    Credit Hours: 3
    DAL
  
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    PASM 390 - Internship


    The internship is designed to give a broad-based experience in Christian ministry. It offers opportunities for integrating formal training and practical involvement in a church setting. Participation, observation, discussions and reflection are the primary components fulfilled under supervision. A minimum of one hundred and fifty (150) hours is required in the ministry setting, documented by journaling and weekly reporting. The setting and supervision will be assigned or approved by the faculty supervisor.

    Prerequisites
    CHMN-150, CHMN-210, CHMN-220, and CHMN-230

    Credit Hours: 3
  
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    PASM 410 - Church Ministry in the Community


    A study of methods for assessing local churches and communities with the intent of designing ministry strategies that can impact communities for fulfilling the mission of the church. Various analytical tools will be employed to enhance understanding of churches and communities. Emphasis will be placed on the development of social/benevolent ministries as a central aspect of the church’s mission.

    Prerequisites
    CHMN-340

    Credit Hours: 3
    Notes
    This course is service-enhanced and requires co-requisite enrollment in PASM-340S.
  
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    PASM 461 - The Pastoral Ministry I


    A study of pastoral ministry with emphasis on the shepherding model. The course also explains the issues of credibility, leadership styles, mission, vision, compensation and housing, as well as those matters related to the model and a study of the practical, everyday problems faced in administering the total program of the church.

    Prerequisites
    Completion of at least 75 credit hours.

    Credit Hours: 3
    This course is also available for students in a Division of Adult Learning program.
  
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    PASM 462 - The Pastoral Ministry II


    A study of pastoral ministry with emphasis on the enabling model. Particular attention will be given to areas of pressure and pitfall (problem people, temptations, and burnout), budgeting, and administration.

    Prerequisites
    Completion of at least 75 credit hours.

    Credit Hours: 3
    This course is also available for students in a Division of Adult Learning program.
  
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    PASM 464 - Pastoral Counseling


    The pastoral practice of counseling emphasizing context, attitudinal orientation, techniques, procedures, and essential information.

    Prerequisites
    PSYC-200, PASM-461, and completion of at least 75 credit hours.

     

    Credit Hours: 3
    This course is also available for students in a Division of Adult Learning program.


Philosophy

  
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    PHIL 241 - Introduction to Philosophy


    A survey of the types of philosophy (the chief schools and movements) and the basic problems of philosophical thought. Emphasis is placed on modern philosophical trends and their treatment of the basic quests within humanity.

    Prerequisites
    None

    Credit Hours: 3
    When Offered
    Every semester
    This course is also available for students in a Division of Adult Learning program.
  
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    PHIL 242 - Introduction to Logic and Critical Reasoning


    Focuses on the analysis of arguments expressed in natural language and introduces students to formal deductive logic and informal fallacies of reasoning. Especially recommended for students who plan to pursue graduate studies and those who want to sharpen their critical reasoning skills.

    Prerequisites
    None

    Credit Hours: 3
  
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    PHIL 243 - Symbolic Logic


    An introduction to formal systems of deductive logic, with emphasis on specifying principles and methods that can be used to analyze arguments and theories expressed in natural languages.

    Prerequisites
    none

    Credit Hours: 3
  
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    PHIL 341 - Major Thinkers in Ancient Philosophy


    This course offers an in-depth treatment of selected major philosophers of ancient Western philosophy.

    Prerequisites
    PHIL-241 

    Credit Hours: 3
  
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    PHIL 342 - Major Thinkers in Modern Philosophy


    This course offers an in-depth treatment of selected major philosophers of modern Western philosophy.

    Prerequisites
    PHIL-241.

    Credit Hours: 3
  
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    PHIL 351 - Philosophy of Human Nature


    This course offers an intensive study of prominent theories of human nature and related philosophical problems, such as the mind-body problem; the unity, purpose and dignity of human nature; the emotions and their interplay with intelligence and volition; the origin and nature of human evil; and the human person in and with/against society.

    Prerequisites
    PHIL-241.

    Credit Hours: 3
  
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    PHIL 361 - Philosophy of Religion


    This course undertakes a critical analysis and evaluation of reasoning about God. Topics covered include a philosophical analysis of the concept of God, arguments for God’s existence, the relation between faith and reason, the problem of evil, and God’s relation to morality and the meaning of life.

    Prerequisites
    PHIL-241.

    Credit Hours: 3
  
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    PHIL 371 - Philosophical Ethics


    This course provides a comprehensive introduction to the philosophical study of morality through the analysis of major ethical works in the history of Western philosophy and leading paradigms in contemporary moral philosophy.

    Prerequisites
    PHIL-241.

    Credit Hours: 3
  
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    PHIL 411 - Epistemology


    This course offers a survey of contemporary work on major problems in the theory of knowledge, including problems such as responding to the challenge of skepticism, the nature and structure of epistemic justification, the definition of knowledge, the connection between virtue and knowledge, and theories of epistemic value.

    Prerequisites
    PHIL-241

    Credit Hours: 3
  
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    PHIL 450 - Directed Study in Philosophy


    A study of an approved aspect of philosophical inquiry in which the student contracts with the director of the study concerning course requirements, evaluation procedure and course credit. Open only to juniors and seniors in the School of Religion or minors in philosophy.

    Prerequisites
    PHIL-241

    Credit Hours: 1 to 4
  
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    PHIL 483 - Special Topics in Philosophy


    This course provides an intensive study of selected topics in philosophy.

    Prerequisites
    PHIL-241

    Credit Hours: 3
  
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    PHIL 552 - Philosophy of Religion


    This course will introduce the student to the main frameworks of philosophic thought, especially as they relate to religious studies. Particularly important will be the thought of Plato, Aristotle, Augustine, Thomas Aquinas, Immanuel Kant, and the Modern/Postmodern area. Topics considered will be the arguments for the existence of God, religious experience, the problem of evil, problems with religious language, miracles, immortality, freedom and determinism, faith and reason, and religious pluralism.

    Credit Hours: 3
  
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    PHIL 562 - Religious Epistemology


    A survey of recent work on religious epistemology and related philosophical issues such as:  the nature of knowledge and the possibility of religious knowledge, the rationality of religious belief, religious experience, the relationship between faith and doubt, and the epistemic challenge posed by religious diversity.

    Credit Hours: 3
  
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    PHIL 571 - Philosophical Ethics


    This course provides a comprehensive introduction to the philosophical study of morality through the analysis of major ethical works in the history of Western philosophy, and leading paradigms in contemporary moral philosophy.

    Credit Hours: 3

Physical Education

  
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    PHED 101 - Beginning Bowling


    Designed to teach the basic skills and techniques of bowling using the shadow bowling technique. A course designed for beginners only.

    Credit Hours: 1
  
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    PHED 102 - Beginning Tennis


    Designed to teach the non-player the basic skills of tennis through the use of the backboard and court practice. A course designed for beginners only.

    Credit Hours: 1
  
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    PHED 103 - Beginning Golf


    Introduces the fundamentals of golf and stresses the importance of individual skill development rather than course play. A course designed for beginners only.

    Credit Hours: 1
  
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    PHED 104 - Beginning Racquetball


    An introduction to the theory and practice of skills in racquetball.

    Credit Hours: 1
  
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    PHED 106 - Beginning Swimming


    Introduction to fundamental skills for basic swimming strokes, safety and survival techniques.

    Credit Hours: 1
    When Offered
    Offered Fall Semester.
  
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    PHED 107 - Intermediate Swimming


    Continuation of PHED-106 with an emphasis on advanced stroke and diving development.

    Prerequisites
    PHED-106 or consent of instructor.

    Credit Hours: 1
    When Offered
    Offered Spring Semester.
  
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    PHED 108 - Aerobics


    Exercises designed specifically for improving cardiovascular function and physical fitness through the mode of dynamic rhythmic movements.

    Credit Hours: 1
  
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    PHED 109 - Beginning Skiing


    Acquaints and instructs the student in the skills and techniques of skiing. Designed for beginners only.

    Credit Hours: 1
    When Offered
    Offered Spring Semester.
    Notes
    An extra fee is required for this course.
  
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    PHED 110 - Intermediate Skiing


    Continuation of PHED-109.

    Prerequisites
    PHED-109 or permission from instructor.

    Credit Hours: 1
    When Offered
    Offered Spring Semester.
    Notes
    An extra fee is required for this course.
  
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    PHED 111 - Intermediate Racquetball


    Continuation of PHED-104.

    Prerequisites
    PHED-104 or permission from instructor.

    Credit Hours: 1
  
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    PHED 112 - Intermediate Tennis


    Greater depth with the strategy of course play, more detail and perfection of the skill and emphasis on tournament play.

    Prerequisites
    PHED-102 or permission from instructor.

    Credit Hours: 1
  
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    PHED 113 - Intermediate Golf


    Greater depth with the strategy of course play, more detail and perfection of the skill and emphasis on tournament play.

    Prerequisites
    PHED-103 or permission from instructor. Student must provide golf clubs.

    Credit Hours: 1
    When Offered
    Offered Fall Semester.
  
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    PHED 114 - Beginning Basketball


    A study of the rules, skills, and techniques relative to successful offensive and defensive play. Not open to varsity basketball players.

    Credit Hours: 1
  
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    PHED 116 - Gymnastics


    Introduces the fundamentals of gymnastics and stresses the importance of safety and strength development. Balance beam, uneven bars, vaulting, and floor exercises will all be covered in this course.

    Credit Hours: 1
    When Offered
    Fall Semester.
  
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    PHED 117 - Rhythmic Activities


    A course designed to teach the use of the body as an instrument for rhythmic movement.

    Credit Hours: 1
    When Offered
    Offered Spring Semester.
  
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    PHED 118 - Marathon Training


    This course is offered each Spring and prepares students for a Half or Full Marathon in April.  (Preferably the County Music Marathon).

    Prerequisites
    On the first day of class, students must be able to run/jog 5 kilometers without stopping in less than 30 minutes.

    Credit Hours: 1
    When Offered
    Spring
    Notes
    $100.00 Course Fee
  
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    PHED 119 - Creative Movement


    Experiences in human movement through manipulation of time, energy, and space. Activities promote the use of the body as the medium of communication and expression. Movement experiences include exploration, improvisation, and creation of small group studies, as well as development of technique.

    Credit Hours: 1
  
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    PHED 120 - Weight Training and Conditioning


    A course designed to provide instruction in safe and sensible weight training techniques with emphasis on individual needs and appropriate progressions. Aerobic fitness is also emphasized.

    Credit Hours: 1
  
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    PHED 121 - Advanced Baseball


    An activity course for varsity baseball team members who compete intercollegiately. Course work includes conditioning, practice, instruction, field work, and game participation. The course includes PHED- 121, PHED-221, PHED-321 and PHED-421 - all advanced baseball.

    Credit Hours: 1
    When Offered
    Offered Spring Semester.
  
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    PHED 122 - Advanced Basketball


    An activity course for varsity basketball team members who compete intercollegiately. The course includes PHED-122, PHED-222, PHED- 322 and PHED-422 - all advanced basketball.

    Credit Hours: 1
    When Offered
    Offered Fall Semester.
  
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    PHED 123 - Advanced Cross-Country


    An activity course for varsity cross-country team members who participate in intercollegiate meets. The course work includes conditioning, practice, instruction, and field work. This course includes PHED- 123, PHED-223, PHED-323 and PHED-423 - all advanced crosscountry.

    Credit Hours: 1
    When Offered
    Offered Fall Semester.
  
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    PHED 124 - Advanced Cheerleading


    An activity course designed to serve varsity cheerleading squad members who actually participate in the activity. This course includes PHED-124, PHED-224, PHED-324 and PHED-424 - all advanced cheerleading

    Credit Hours: 1
    When Offered
    Offered Fall and Spring Semesters
  
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    PHED 125 - Advanced Tennis


    An activity course for varsity tennis team members who participate in intercollegiate tournaments. This course includes PHED-125, PHED-225, PHED-325 and PHED-425 - all advanced tennis.

    Credit Hours: 1
    When Offered
    Offered Spring Semester.
  
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    PHED 126 - Advanced Golf


    An activity course for members of the varsity golf team. This course includes PHED-126, PHED-226, PHED-326 and PHED-426 – all advanced golf.

    Credit Hours: 1
    When Offered
    Offered Spring Semester.
 

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