371 Evangelism and Discipleship (3) An overview of the biblical principles of evangelism and discipleship. The class will seek to develop the skills of personal evange­ lism and explore the biblical teaching re­ garding discipleship; including personal re­ quirements, objectives, essential compo­ nents and applications to the local church and parachurch agencies. Prerequisite: 251. 372 Christian Education ofChildren (3) Discovery and evaluation of methods and materials appropriate for achieving learning objectives which meet the physi­ cal, mental, social, emotional and spiritual needs of children (birth through grade six.) Students may choose 373 or 374. Prerequisites: 150, 261. 373 Christian Education of Youth (3) Examination of the adolescent in our cul­ ture with emphasis upon designing a min­ istry to this age level within the context of the local church and parachurch agencies. Each student will prepare a model ministry to this age level Gunior high through col­ lege) for use in enlistment and training of workers and parents. Students may choose 372 or 374. Prerequisites: 150, 261. 374 Christian Education ofAdults (3) Examination of needs, curricula, pro­ grams, methods and audio-visual used by church and other agencies with adults. Includes workshop, counseling, recreation and stewardship. Students may choose 372 or 373. Prerequisites: 150, 261.

412 Missions Education in the Church (2) Basic administration of a program within the church's educational program through which missions is taught to all age levels. Offered spring semester, alternate years. 413 Womens Ministry in Christian Education (2) An examination of the biblical , histori­ cal, and contemporary perspectives of women in leadership roles within a min­ istry. Assessment of role expectation, rela­ tionships and vocational opportunities. Prerequisite: 150. 415 Organization and Administration of Christian Education (3) An introduction to the biblical, historical, and current practice of management: plan­ ning, organizing, staffing, directing, and evaluating with special emphasis upon the application of these functions to church and parachurch administration. Prerequisites: 150, 251, 260, 380. 416 Curriculum Development (2) Essential elements in curriculum forma­ tion including intensive study of varied ex­ isting curricula, contemporary tends in cur­ riculum production and curriculum writing experience. Offered spring semester. Prerequisite: one of the age level courses: 372, 373 or 374. 417 Practice Bible Teaching (2) Skill development in Bible teaching, with particular emphasis upon lesson prepara­ tion and evaluation of lessons practice taught in class. Offered fall semester. Prerequisite: 252. 422 Singles Ministries in the Church (2) Issues and needs of never-married and formerly married persons, including identi­ ty crisis, role definition, self-acceptance and the development of intimacy. Resources, programs and skills for ministering to these needs are emphasized. Offered spring semester, alternate years. 423 Counseling Theories and Issues for the Christian Worker (3) Introductory investigation of selected counseling theories employed by staff mem­ bers of church and parachurch agencies. The examination of each theory will include: historical background, basic concepts, pro­ cess, mechanisms, case examples, evaluation and application to specific counseling issues. Offered spring semester, alternate years.

424 Techniques ofCounseling for Use in the Church (2) Distinctives of the counselor in a church or parachurch agency, their qualification and necessary counseling techniques. Special emphasis will be placed upon the student's development through experiential practice of "people-helping skills" from a Christian perspective. Offered spring semester. Prerequisite: 423. 428 Family Ministries in the Church (2) Biblical concepts of the family; survey of the needs of whole and fragmented families in the church; resources and techniques available to meet these needs. Offered spring semester. 461 Vocational Practicum I (2) Structured experiences in teaching the Bible in a field setting with a selected age group. Lesson preparation, execution and evaluation will be emphasized. Christian education majors only. Prerequisites: 380, 260. 462 Vocational Practium II (2) Structural experiences in the supervi­ sion of a limited educational ministry pro­ gram in a selected vocational setting. The emphasis of this semester will be on per­ sonal leadership development. The class will seek to utilize all the student's knowl­ edge, attitudes, and skills in the fulfillment of a viable ministry of Christian education. For the Christian education majors only. Prerequisites: 380, 461. 475 Ministry to Families (2) An overview of the biblical teaching about marriage, fami ly, and parenting. The life cycle of the fami ly will be examined with an emphasis given to constructing a min­ istry model for families in various stages of development. 480 Independent Study in Christian Education {1-3) Development of skill in independent study of topics in the field of Christian edu­ cation. Offered both semesters. Prerequisite: Senior level Christian educa­ tion majors only and departmental approval. May be repeated.

380 Ministry Planning and Development (3)

Structured experiences in observation of three age levels, including adults. Also em­ phasized will be the evaluation of each stu­ dent's personal skills, gifts and abilities to aid in placement for subsequent field experiences and future employment in Christian education. For Christian education majors only. Prerequisites: 150, 251, 252, 261. Lab fee: $15.

382 Historical and Philosophical Foundations ofEducation (3)

Introduction to philosophy that bears di­ rectly upon the Christian ministry with par­ ticular attention to the teaching and learning process. Each student will be expected to an­ alyze his own view of the teaching and learn­ ing process to establish the framework for a personal and biblical philosophy of Christian education. Prerequisites: 150, 251, 252.

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