Clusters:

1: Bible
2: Theology, Tradition, and Identity
3: God’s Mission, the Church, and Vocation
4: Proclaiming the Kingdom of God
5: Shepherding the Flock

6: Ministry Specialties
7: Understanding the World
8: Understanding People
9: Academic Proficiencies


Cluster 1: Bible

BIB11 Introduction to Old Testament
This course is an introduction to the literature of the Old Testament. It examines the themes, history, and literary character of the Old Testament’s books and reflects upon the relevance of their messages for contemporary society.

This is a first level course required for all European Nazarene College programmes and serves as a prerequisite for Hermeneutics.

BIB12 Introduction to New Testament
This course is an introduction to the literature of the New Testament. It examines the themes, historical, social and cultural background, and literary character of the New Testament’s books and reflects upon the relevance of their witness to Jesus Christ for contemporary society.

This is a first level course required for all EuNC programmes and serves as a prerequisite for Hermeneutics.

BIB13 Hermeneutics
This course is an introduction to the principles and practice of biblical interpretation and designed for developing skills in communicating the Word of God. It will focus on: learning the appropriate tools and process of interpreting and applying Scripture; understanding the principles of interpretation that are specific to the various types of literature in the Bible; and engaging in various issues and hermeneutical problems that affect how Scripture is interpreted in the church.

This is a first level course required for all EuNC programmes, and has Introduction to Old or New Testament as prerequisite.

BIB21 Pentateuch
This course is a study of the first five books of the Old Testament, with attention given to the narrative thread that runs from Genesis through Deuteronomy, the theological themes that arise from this material, and the manner in which Torah shapes the identity of the Hebrew people. The course also includes a brief introduction to the study methods of these books.

This is a second level course and has Introduction to Old Testament as prerequisite, and Hermeneutics as preferred prerequisite.

BIB22 Synoptic Gospels
This course is a study of the first three Gospels, with attention to their context, literary structure, and theological message, as well as their similarities and differences. The course will feature exegetical study of these Gospels based on a modern translation. This course extends students’ foundational learning from introductory biblical subjects and provides opportunities to develop exegetical and expositional skills that are necessary for effective Bible study, preaching, and ministry. These books are studied in the framework of their significance for the community of faith.

This is a second level course and has Introduction to New Testament as prerequisite, and Hermeneutics as preferred prerequisite.

BIB23 Pauline Literature
This course is an inductive study of Paul’s thought as communicated through the prison letters of Philippians, Ephesians and Colossians. The course will concentrate on an exegetical study of these three letters based on a modern translation. This course extends students’ foundational learning from introductory biblical subjects and provides opportunities to develop exegetical and expositional skills that are necessary for effective Bible study, preaching, and ministry. These books are studied in the framework of their significance for the community of faith.

This is a second level course and has Introduction to New Testament as prerequisite, and Hermeneutics as preferred prerequisite.

BIB24 Old Testament Prophets
This course is a study of the message and background of the OT prophets. The purpose is to acquaint the student with the major principles of the interpretation of OT prophecy, the context of the prophets, and the contemporary significance of their message. Special emphasis will be given to some of the 8th and 7th century B.C. prophets.

This is a second level course and has Introduction to Old Testament as prerequisite, and Hermeneutics as preferred prerequisite.

BIB25 Special Biblical Studies
This course studies a specific book of the Bible or a certain biblical theme.

This is a second level course and has Introduction to either the Old or New Testament as prerequisites and Hermeneutics as preferred prerequisite.

BIB31 Beginning New Testament Greek
This course is an introduction to the grammar, vocabulary and syntax of the New Testament Greek.

This is a third level course. Prerequisites are a TOEFL score of 550 if the course is offered in English, and successful completion of Introduction to New Testament, and Hermeneutics. This course is divided into three parts. In order to continue, the previous part of the course needs to be completed with a minimum grade of C.

BIB32 Intermediate New Testament Greek
This course is designed to further the student’s understanding of Greek grammar, vocabulary, and syntax and to develop skills in Greek translation.

This an upper level course and is divided into two parts. The first part is required for the BA; the second part is an elective. Prerequisite is completion of Beginning NT Greek with a minimum grade of C-.

BIB41 New Testament Greek Texts
This course is designed to further the student’s understanding of Greek grammar, vocabulary and syntax and to develop more advanced skills in Greek translation through study of NT writings. Special attention will be given to developing the student’s skills in exegeting the Greek text.

Prerequisite for this course is completion of Intermediate NT Greek with a minimum grade of C-.

BIB42 Psalms and Wisdom Literature
This course is a study of the Psalms and Wisdom Literature (Job, Proverbs, Ecclesiastes, and Song of Solomon), with emphasis upon the literary and devotional characteristics of this Old Testament genre.

This is an upper level course and requires that all lower Bible requirements are completed (Introduction to OT and NT, Hermeneutics, lower division OT courses).

BIB43 Pauline Epistles
This course is a study of Paul’s thought as communicated through his writings, with a concentration on 1 Corinthians and Romans. The course will include an introduction to Paul the man, the missionary, the theologian, and the letter-writer, followed by a more in depth inductive study of sections of 1 Corinthians and Romans, which will comprise the majority of the class. Paul’s writings are studied in the framework of their significance for the community of faith.

This is an upper level course and requires that all lower Bible requirements are completed (Introduction to OT and NT, Hermeneutics, lower division OT and NT courses), as well as Beginning NT Greek and the first part of Intermediate NT Greek.

BIB44 Johannine Literature
This course is an inductive study of the Gospel, the letters of John, and the book of Revelation. Matters covered include the historical/cultural setting, literary structure, and theological message of these writings, giving special attention to the distinctive features of the Johannine writings. A major part of the course will focus on exegeting and applying selected passages of the Gospel of John and 1 John. The final part of the course will be an overview of the message and interpretation of Revelation. This class will try to provide students with the opportunity to learn various aspects of the processes of exegesis and exposition through interaction with the text.

This is an upper level course and requires that all lower Bible requirements are completed (Introduction to OT and NT, Hermeneutics, lower division OT and NT courses), as well as Beginning NT Greek and the first part of Intermediate NT Greek.

BIB45 Old Testament Narrative Literature
This course is a study of the Old Testament narrative literature in the books of Joshua, Judges, Samuel, and Kings. It will particularly explore the manner in which the language and theology of Deuteronomy is expressed through the narrative re-telling of ancient Israel and Judah’s history.

This is an upper level course and requires that all lower Bible requirements are completed (Introduction to OT and NT, Hermeneutics, lower division OT courses).

BIB46 Advanced Biblical Studies
This course studies a specific book from the Bible or a biblical theme.

This is an advanced course and requires that students have completed all biblical requirements of the first two levels.

Cluster 2: Theology, Tradition, and Identity

THE10 Theology Conference
This course requires of students to participate in a theology conference and fulfil certain assignments during and after the conference.

This course is open to all students, and depending on the conference may have certain prerequisites.

THE11 Introduction to Theology
This course explores the need for theological reflection in the Christian community and personal life, and introduces the students to the discipline of theological reflection, the basic terminology and the organization of theology as an academic discipline.

This course is a first level course and required for all EuNC programmes. It serves as prerequisite for all theological courses. Ideally it needs to be among the first courses a student enrols in.

THE13 Holiness and Identity
This course explores the biblical concept of holiness, the doctrine of Christian perfection as articulated by John Wesley in the 18th century, and the doctrine of entire sanctification as articulated in the Articles of Faith of the Church of the Nazarene. Through this biblical, theological, and historical survey the question will be addressed how the Church of the Nazarene needs to articulate its identity as a holiness church in contemporary culture.

This is a first level course and required for all EuNC programmes. It has no specific prerequisites.

THE21 Christian Doctrines
This course is an exploration of the major doctrines of the Christian church, from the viewpoint of the Wesleyan-Holiness tradition, giving attention to the concept of revelation, the doctrine of God, the Trinity, the doctrine of man, God the Saviour, God the Spirit, the Church, and the last things.

This is a second level course. Prerequisite for this course is Introduction to Theology. At most locations, this course will be offered in two separate courses, Christian Doctrines 1 and Christian Doctrines 2. It is preferred but not required that students take part 1 first.

THE22 Nazarene History and Polity
This course introduces the student to the historical heritage and organizational structure of the Church of the Nazarene. Attention is given to historical, theological, and personal factors, which gave rise to the denomination, and to the functions of the church at the local and district levels.

This is a second level course and has Introduction to Theology as its prerequisite, and Holiness and Identity and Church History as preferred prerequisites.

THE23 Church History
This course is an introduction to the history of the Church and its theology from the early period to the present time, as expressed in Western and Eastern Christianity.

This is a second level course and serves as a historical background for theology and ministry courses. Depending on the location, certain periods in the history of the church will be emphasized more than others, and the course can be offered in two separate courses. If offered in two separate courses, Church History 1 will deal with the Early Church and the Medieval Church, and Church History 2 will study the modern church history from the Reformation to the present. It is preferred but not required that students take Church History 1 first.

THE24 Special Studies in Theology and Church History
This course is a study of specific theological topics, or a study of certain periods, events or persons in the history of the church and theology.

This is a second level course open to students who have completed the theology and/or church history courses of levels 1 and 2.

THE31 John Wesley’s Theology
This course is a historical study of John Wesley; his spiritual journey and the development of his theological thinking. Major themes of his theology will be studied with special emphasis on his proclamation of Christian Perfection.

This is an upper level theology course, and has Church History and Christian Doctrines as its prerequisites.

THE32 Christian Apologetics
This course explores the theological discipline of Apologetics and the various apologetic issues that challenge contemporary Christianity as well as Christian responses to support the missional task of the church.

This is an upper level theology course, and has Philosophy, Church History and Christian Doctrines as its prerequisites.

THE33 Christianity and Other Religions
This course seeks to theologically reflect upon the other religions from a Christian perspective.

This is an upper level theology course, and has Philosophy, Church History, Christian Doctrines and World Religions as its prerequisites.

THE41 Christian Faith and Science
This course explores the relationship between the Christian faith and the sciences through a survey of major historical events, along with the impact of the development of science and culture. Special emphasis will be laid on the dialogue between the Christian faith and science with explorations into themes and issues pertinent to contemporary science and Wesleyan theology.

This is an upper level theology course, and has Philosophy, Church History, and Christian Doctrines as its prerequisites.

THE42 Contemporary Wesleyan-Holiness Theology
This course studies developments in contemporary Wesleyan-Holiness theological discussions with special attention given to the doctrine of holiness.

This is an upper level theology course, and has Philosophy, Church History, Christian Doctrines and Wesley’s Theology as its prerequisites.

THE43 Advanced Studies in Theology and Church History
This course is a study of specific theological topics or a study of certain periods, events, or persons in the history of the church and theology.

This is an upper-level course which requires that students have completed the theology and/or church history courses.

Cluster 3: God’s Mission, the Church, and Vocation

MIS10 Mentoring Group
This activity is designed to assist students in their studies and personal development. Mentoring may include a wide range of activities, but they are all intended to help guide student development, whether through academic advising, corporate worship, spiritual direction, or small group discussion of relevant issues connected to their studies.

Mentoring is required at the different levels of the curriculum, and courses can be differentiated by level; MIS101x for the first level and MIS102x for the second level.

MIS11 God’s Mission and the Church
This course is an introductory course exposing students to a missional view on ministry. Through a biblical-theological exploration of the mission of God (Missio Dei) students will explore the essential nature of the church as the body of Christ in the world, called into existence to cooperate with God in fulfilling his mission on earth.

This is a first level course and required for all EuNC programmes. It should precede all ministry related courses in clusters 3 to 6 of EuNC’s curriculum. It is connected to the courses Vocation and Personal Ministry and Spiritual Formation.

MIS12 Vocation and Personal Ministry
Vocation and Personal Ministry is an introductory level course that exposes students to concepts of personal vocation, and it connects with the context of material presented in a previous course, God’s Mission and the Church. This course explores what it means to find a personal place of ministry and meaning within God’s plan and His Kingdom, given one’s gifts, abilities, and heritage. Theological and historical concepts of vocation will be explored, but this course is also largely a reflection on one’s own personhood and an attempt to become more comfortable with one’s own unique potential contribution to God’s mission and the Church.

This is a first level course and required for all EuNC programmes. It has God’s Mission and the Church as its prerequisite, and needs to be among the first courses students enrol in at the beginning of their studies.

MIS13 Spiritual Formation
This course seeks to communicate an understanding of the means of grace and to establish spiritual disciplines in the lives of students preparing for ministry to a broken world in need of holy transformation. Time is given to the classical spiritual disciplines, and opportunities are given throughout the course for application of learning in both personal and corporate spiritual formation.

This is a first level course, and required for all EuNC programmes. This course provides a foundation for Faith Development in the Local Church, and Holiness and Identity. God’s Mission and the Church and Vocation and Personal Ministry are preferred prerequisites.

MIS41 The Person of the Minister
This course explores the various challenges the minister will face in his or her ministry, and explores ways to remain well in ministry. It seeks to build upon the principles and disciplines learned and practiced in the lives of students preparing for ministry to a broken world in need of holy transformation.

This is an upper-level course and designed as a continuation of Spiritual Formation and Vocation and Personal Ministry.

Cluster 4: Proclaiming the Kingdom of God

PRC21 Reinventing Evangelism and Church
This course explores how people can be reached with the Gospel who live in the post-modern/communist and post-Christian context of Europe and the CIS, and how missional churches can be planted. Various ways of reaching people with the Gospel and planting Faith communities will be examined and evaluated. A biblical missiological focus within the unique European and the CIS context will serve to foster a passion in each student to reach their generation and others through planting communities of Christian faith.

This is a second level course open to students of all levels, and has God’s Mission and the Church as its prerequisite. This course or Christian Worship is required for all programmes of EuNC.

PRC22 Intercultural Missions
This course is designed to help students focus on the importance of connecting theology and missiology. The course will include an examination of the biblical and theological presuppositions on the practice of mission. Preliminary attention will be given to the nature of theology and the field of missiology. The vital role of a biblical theology of mission will be explored.

This is a second level course and has God’s Mission and the Church as prerequisite.

PRC23 Urban Ministry
This course will focus on the city, its people who live with challenges and the opportunities there available to the church for mission. It will explore the call of God upon the church to be a witness for Christ and the kingdom of God in the city and the methods and perspectives that might facilitate a healthy ministry with the people who live there.

This is a second level course and has God’s Mission and the Church as its prerequisite.

PRC31 Current Themes in Missiology
This course explores specific missiological themes or practical issues relevant to the proclamation of the Kingdom of God in and between different cultural settings.

This is an elective course.

Cluster 5: Shepherding the Flock

PAS11 Faith Development in the Local Congregation
This is an introductory course that explores the place, significance, and role of
Christian Education (Discipleship) in the context of the total ministry of the local church, and focuses on faith development for believers of all ages. Theological foundations and educational principles and practices will be studied and applied throughout the course.

This is a first level course required for all EuNC programmes. The prerequisite for this course is God’s Mission and the Church; Human Growth and Development is a preferred prerequisite. It functions as a prerequisite for more advanced courses focusing on faith development for specific age groups in the Church.

PAS21 Christian Worship
The focus of this course is to help students develop a theology of worship and a clear understanding of the relationship between the believer’s daily worship lifestyle and the congregation’s weekly worship activities. Special attention is given to the biblical basis for worship, the historical development of worship and liturgy, the spiritual life of the minister, the various elements of a worship service and the exploration of models of worship that are relevant for today’s Church.

This is a second level course, open to students of all levels. The prerequisite for this course is God’s Mission and the Church; the preferred prerequisite is Faith Development in the Local Congregation. This course or Reinventing Evangelism and Church is required for all EuNC programmes.

PAS22 Church Development
This course examines how the local congregation can organize itself to grow as a missional church and develop the appropriate ministries to reach the people outside and to shepherd its own people.

This is a second level course and has God’s Mission and the Church as its prerequisites. It is preferred that students take this course after they have completed the other courses relating to the ministry of the local church.

PAS23 Special Studies in Pastoral Ministry
This course studies specific topics in pastoral ministry.

This is an elective course.

Cluster 6: Ministry Specialties

MIN10 Leadership Conference
This course requires of students to participate in the annual leadership conference of EuNC or another conference organised on a specific topic relating to Christian ministry for people in ministry or preparing for ministry. Students also need to fulfil certain requirements during and after the conference.

This course is open to all students, and depending on the conference may have certain prerequisites.

MIN11 Student Ministry Practicum
Practicum credits allow student s to gain supervised, practical experience by participating in the ministry of their local church or local context during the course of study. Practicum hours are earned by joining and participating in an ongoing, active ministry team or group. The student’s participation within the team and the contribution of the ministry to those being served must be evaluated for the practicum hours to be earned.

Practicum is required at the different levels of the curriculum, and courses can be differentiated by level; MIN111x for the first level and MIN112x for the second level.

MIN22 Preaching
This course introduces the students to the fundamentals of sermon construction and delivery, focusing especially on expository sermons.

This is a second level course. Prerequisites for this course are Introduction to the Old and the New Testament, and Hermeneutics. God’s Mission and the Church and Worship are preferred prerequisites.

MIN23 Foundations for Youth and Family Ministry
This course is an exploration of various theological, sociological, and educational aspects of youth and family ministry, with an emphasis on cultural and formational influences on ministry. Students will be exposed to a comprehensive view of various models of youth ministry, while developing their own particular approach to the practice of youth ministry.

This is a second level course and has Human Growth and Development as its prerequisite and Faith Development in the Local Congregation as its preferred prerequisite.

MIN24 Pastoral Care and Counselling
This is an introductory level course addressing the theory and practice of pastoral care and counselling. The focus is on the integration of learning and application of counselling principles within the parish setting. The student will be exposed to the various theoretical approaches in counselling as applied to human concerns in both individual and group counselling. The student will be encouraged to develop their own position on the most useful approaches to counselling as well as common ethical issues related to counselling, i.e. privacy, specific cultural traditions, personal boundaries of both client and pastor, etc.

This is a second level course open for students of all levels, and has God’s Mission and the Church and Human Growth and Development as prerequisites.

MIN25 Church Leadership
This course introduces the student to the theory of leadership and administration in the local congregation. The course challenges each student to become a Christ-like leader/pastor in a local church setting and to give leadership according to his or her gifts.

This is a second level course open to students of all levels. The prerequisite for the course is God’s Mission and the Church; the preferred prerequisites are Vocation and Personal Ministry, and Interpersonal and Intercultural Communication.

MIN26 Internship 1
The internship exposes students to the practices of ministry. Under the supervision of a minister/staff member the student develops basic skills for ministry and will gain understanding of his/her own vocation and the responsibilities it entails.

The internship takes place during the second level of the studies of the student.

MIN27 Ministry Integration
This course is intended to integrate the various ministry related courses into a model for local church ministry, and it also evaluates the student’s aptitude for ministry.

This is a second level course and serves as a sort of “exit course” for the Christian Ministry Certificate Programme. Prerequisites for this course are all MIS, PAS and MIN courses that are required for the Christian Ministry Certificate programme.

MIN28 Special Studies in Christian Ministry
This course studies specific theological topics relevant to Christian ministry or specific practical issues that ministers face in ministry.

This is an elective course open for students in the second level. A foundation of ministry related courses is required as well as courses such as Practicum and/or Internship.

MIN29 Personal and Church Finance
This course prepares students for lifelong financial planning in their personal lives and in church ministries. Emphasis is placed on setting in motion an awareness of the critical issues that must be addressed in developing a sound personal and church financial planning programme.

This is an elective offered at the second level.

MIN42 Advanced Preaching
This course is a continuation of Preaching.

This is an upper-level course and has Preaching as its prerequisite.

MIN43 Advanced Programming for Youth and Family Ministry
This course is an exploration of various programmatic and methodological approaches to youth ministry at the local church level. Emphasis is given to developing a knowledge and skill level adequate to prepare students to lead the basics of a local church ministry, with theological integrity, relational sensitivity, and sound management and administrative practices.

This is an upper-level course and has Foundations for Youth and Family Ministry as its prerequisite.

MIN44 Advanced Pastoral Care and Counselling
This course will expand the foundational counselling concepts offered in Pastoral Care and Counselling I and will expose the student to multiple theoretical approaches to pastoral care and counselling. The student will be encouraged to further develop his or her own understanding of the most useful approaches to pastoral care and counselling through personal exploration and implementation of new knowledge.

This is an upper-level course and has Pastoral Care and Counselling as its prerequisite.

MIN45 Internship 2
This is the second internship of the students, in which they will develop basic skills for ministry under the supervision of a minister/staff member.

The second internship takes place during the third level of the studies of the student after Internship 1 has been done.

MIN46 Advanced Church Leadership
This course is a continuation of Church Leadership.

This is an upper-level course and has Church Leadership as its prerequisite.

MIN48 Advanced Studies in Christian Ministry
This course studies specific theological topics relevant to Christian ministry or specific practical issues that ministers face in ministry.

This is an elective course for students who have completed the required MIN courses of their Christian Ministry Certificate programme.

MUS10 Choir
Choir is a non-audition performing group composed of students, faculty, and others. A variety of music will be sung with the goal of blending the various voices in harmony. The performances are designed to be a testimony of the Christian faith. The selection of music will be mostly sacred and seasonal.

This course is open to students of all levels.

MUS12 Ensemble
The Ensemble is a group of selected voices, which prepares music including gospel arrangements, anthems, and other types of sacred classics for use in concerts and church services.

This course is open to students of all levels. An audition with the instructor is required to be a member of this group.

MUS20 Music and Worship
This course studies music and its role in the local church’s worship service. It integrates music theory into a theological approach to worship.

This course is an elective and open to students who have taken Christian Worship.

MUS21 Basic Elements of Music
This course will present the basic elements of music theory and staff notation. These concepts will be integrated into the activity of composition. The student will be equipped with a basic understanding of written music, which can assist him/her in a variety of settings including worship preparation.

This course is an elective and open to students of all levels.

Cluster 7: Understanding the World

GEN10 European History
This course is a general introduction to the history of the continent of Europe from antiquity to the present. It presents the history of Europe in an integrated way, focussing on the various geographical regions of Europe (North, West, South and East including Russia) and illustrating how many European and CIS countries share a common history.

This is a first level course and serves as a historical background on which other courses such as Philosophy and Church History will build.

GEN20 Introduction to Philosophy
This course introduces students to the most important schools of philosophy that have interacted with Christian theology and to the philosophical terminology and concepts used in those dialogues. Primary attention is given to the dominant influence of modern philosophies on western culture and/or in post-communist countries. If suitable for the context, attention will be given to the rise of postmodernism or to other relevant philosophical trends that my help students come to a better understanding of the world in which we live.

This course is a second level course, and has Introduction to Theology as its prerequisite. It serves as preparation for Church History and Christian Doctrines.

GEN21 Christian Ethics
This course aims at helping the students form a personal approach to ethics and ethical issues that is faithful to the witness of Scriptures and the doctrines of the Church as expressed in the Wesleyan tradition. Thus, the course will overview the ethical teachings of Scriptures, analyse the relationship between theology and ethics, and examine the teachings of major ethical systems. If appropriate to the context, relevant ethical issues will be examined in detail.

This course is a second level course, and has Introduction to Theology as its prerequisite and Christian Doctrines and Introduction to Philosophy as its preferred prerequisites.

GEN22 World Religions
The course examines several major world religions, ideologies, and folk (traditional) religions. Particular focus will be on world religions that are of impact in the local context. The course studies their founders, sacred writing, beliefs, rituals, and history in order to gain an understanding and appreciation of them.

This is a second level course, and has Introduction to Theology as its prerequisite; Christian Doctrines and Introduction to Philosophy are its preferred prerequisites. It serves as prerequisite for the course Christianity and Other Religions.

GEN30 Special studies in Natural and Physical Science
This course examines in detail specific topics in the realm of natural science.

This is an elective course.

GEN32 History and Appreciation of European Art
This course introduces the students to the history of European art in a variety of ways and aims at increasing an appreciation of art among the students.

This course is a third level course. It is preferred to have had European history.

GEN33 Computing for the Liberal Arts
This course introduces the students to the fundamentals of computer-based information systems with emphasis on their use in a multi-disciplined environment. Specific applications will include word-processing, spread sheeting, integrating software tools, and the Internet.

This course is a third level course.

GEN34 Introduction to a Somatic Way of Learning
This course seeks to establish a greater awareness of the body through movement. Students will develop greater understanding of how their unique posture and way of moving determines every day ease and efficiency and, as a consequence, their vitality, health, and well-being. Special attention will be given to stress and its relationship to health-related issues, and students will learn relaxation, breathing, and stress-reducing techniques.

This course is a third level course. Preferred prerequisite is Human Growth and Development.

GEN35 General Mathematics
This course introduces students to several diverse areas of mathematics at the college level.

This course is an elective.

GEN36 General Studies in Philosophy and Ethics
This course examines in detail specific philosophical/ethical topics, or certain philosophers/ethicists.

This is an elective course.

GEN37 Special studies in History/Economics/Politics
This course examines in detail specific topics related to history, economics, or politics.

This is an elective course.

GEN42 Environmental Science
This course introduces basic chemical and physical principles to environmental issues in order to understand the major environmental problems of our day and to see a connection between environmental problems and other social and ethical problems of our society. Students will also be challenged to develop a philosophy relating to Christian stewardship of the environment.

This course is an upper-level course.

GEN43 Principles of Biology
A study of structure and function at the cell, organism, population, and community levels.

This course is an upper-level course.

GEN44 Concepts in Physical Science
In this course selected topics are taken from Physics, Astronomy, Chemistry and the Earth and Space Sciences, emphasizing the conceptual structure of science.

This course is an upper-level course.

GEN46 Bio Ethics
This course explores the progression of the biological sciences and the ethical issues it raises.

This course is an upper-level course.

GEN48: General Science Internship/Directed Study
This course is a directed study or internship in Science, Humanities or Fine Arts in which the student will either gain specific knowledge or apply knowledge and skills in one of these areas under supervision of a faculty member.

This course is an upper-level course.

Cluster 8: Understanding People

SOC21 Interpersonal and Intercultural Communication
This course is primarily a study of communication theory and its application to interpersonal relationships. Topics covered in this course include: the nature of communication, self-identity, perception, language, listening, nonverbal communication, conflict resolution, emotional expression, and computer-mediated communication (CMC). The cultural context for communication is also a significant area of theory/practical application.

This is a second level course open to students of the first and second level. No specific courses are required as prerequisites.

SOC22 Human Growth and Development
This course is an introductory level Developmental Psychology Course. The goal of this course is to acquaint students with the development of human beings through the life cycles. The value of the developmental perspective as a useful way to view human behaviour will be stressed, viewing human development through the physical, cognitive, social, and personality contexts. The role of the family, peers, media, church and schools will also be emphasized.

This is a second level course open to students of the first and second level. It serves as pre-requisite for Pastoral and Counselling and Foundations for Youth and Family Ministry.

SOC23 Marriage and the Family
Marriage and the Family is an introductory level course with the goal to provide students with knowledge about marriage and family relationships. The concept that marriage and families are systems of relationships functioning both within themselves and with other systems in their environment is stressed.

This is a second level course.

SOC31 General Sociology
This course is an introduction to the discipline of Sociology. It may be applied to the social responsibility component of the general education requirements and to the major or minor in Sociology. It is a study of the basic elements of human interaction, culture, socialization, organization, collective behaviour, stratification, urbanization, populations, social change and societal institutions.

This course is a second level course.

SOC41 Advanced Studies in Social Science
This course studies specific areas of psychology or sociology.

This is an elective course.

Cluster 9: Academic Proficiencies

ACP10 Introduction to College Studies
Introduction to College Studies provides the basic introduction to EuNC and academic work within the institution. The course is divided into three parts: an introduction to EuNC that is required for all students and two other units that concentrate on academic reading and study skills and on writing and research proficiencies.

Introduction to College Studies is the required entry course for all students. The foundational part should be taken prior to any other course, and the two other units can be spread over the first level of studies.

ACP20 Language and Written Expression
This course is intended to develop college level writing skills and to stimulate students to think critically, express themselves clearly, and develop an appreciation for language through a variety of writing experiences. In this course, students improve their writing ability and expand their writing range through guided practise (both in and out of class) and class time interchange with both the teacher and fellow students. The purpose of the course is to focus on the use of written language, to help students acquire and develop essential writing skills which will enable them to be successful students and, when they leave this community, successful communicators in their ministry. Instruction will focus on two major aspects of writing: the process leading to effective composition (prewriting, writing, and revision) and the correct and effective use of important language conventions (punctuation, spelling, usage, sentence structure) which enhance readability of their writing.

This course is one of the academic proficiencies taken for the Level Two Programme and has Introduction to College Studies Parts 1 and 3 as prerequisites.

ACP30 Research Methodology
This course assists students in doing research and writing research papers.

This is a third level course and has Language and Written Expression as its prerequisite.

ACP40 Senior Review
The Senior Review evaluates the academic competencies of students. Students will be tested on their general knowledge in the areas of Bible, Theology, and Church History.

This is an upper level course.

ENG10 English
This course teaches English as a foreign language at the intermediate level in order to improve the student’s skills in understanding spoken English, reading, writing and speaking.

This course is divided into three parts: English 1 requires a paper-based TOEFL score between 475 and 500, English 2 between 500 and 525, and English 3 between 525 and 550. A minimum grade of C- is required to progress from one English course to the next.