Course Information

 

for General Studies Department


Introduction to Communications (COM100P)

Credits:3

The principles of speech composition, outlining and delivery are discussed. There is practice in preparing and presenting speeches that can inform, persuade, demonstrate and actuate. The student is encouraged to make immediate application of principles within the current work environment.

Christian Mind-Continuing Education (HTH180CE)

Credits:0

Christian Mind (HTH180P)

Credits:3

Compares the Christian world view with others including Naturalism and Pantheism. Equips the student with a framework for thinking Christianly about the areas of psychology, sociology, the natural sciences, and philosophy. Especially relevant for those anticipating university studies.

Introduction to World Civilizations (HTH272P)

Credits:3

This course explores a variety of civilizations until approximately 1400 AD, with the goal of better understanding how and why civilizations have developed as they have, which will give a better understanding of our own.

Leadership Principles (HTH274P)

Credits:3

An exploration of the biblical principles of leadership, and their application to our North American lifestyle. Significant time is spent discussing the character of Christian leadership and its affect on leadership style and roles. Prerequisite: LDR100 Discipleship I and LDR101 Discipleship II

World Religions (HTH276P)

Credits:3

A sweeping overview is provided of the major non-Christian world religions: Islam, Hinduism, Sikhism, Judaism, and Buddhism. These are studied through an 'empathic' approach, enabling the student to appreciate the nature of these religions through the lens of committed participants. To this end, students study primary source material as well as visit cultural and worship centres. They also establish a deeper understanding of similarities and differences between Christianity and other major religions.

Principles of Philosophy (HTH283P)

Credits:3

This course is designed as an introduction to philosophy. One focus is to gain an historical perspective on the issues of philosophy by reading together a history of the main figures and themes of Western philosophy. A second focus is to gain first-hand experience in reading philosophy by directly reading excerpts from works by a number of the most important figures in Western philosophy. Prerequisite: HTH180 Christian Mind

The History of Christianity I (HTH287P)

Credits:3

A survey of the history of Christianity from its birth in the first century until the dawn of the Protestant Reformation. Attention is given to the primary theological, political, and social aspects of the church's history, with special emphasis upon the key individuals and theological movements of this period.

The History of Christianity II (HTH288P)

Credits:3

A survey of the development of the ideological, cultural, geographical, and political factors which shaped western Christianity from the sixteenth to the twentieth centuries. Special attention is given to the Protestant and Radical Reformations as well as successive evangelical Protestant movements during the 18th, 19th, and 20th centuries.

Christianity in the 21st Century (HTH290K)

Credits:3

A study of major issues facing the church as it enters the new century with emphasis upon the key problems that both Protestant and Roman Catholic churches are wrestling with and trends that are likely to develop. The study considers the Sermon on the Mount from the teaching of Jesus to determine how Christians ought to deal with these issues.

Christian Faith & Practice II (IDS101P)

Credits:3

Together with IDS100 these courses present a survey of the basic Christian doctrines, as they are understood by the central Christian traditions integrated with the application of those doctrines in ethical issues. Includes an introductory examination of the doctrine of God, Christology, humanity, sin, salvation, the church, and last things. Ethical issues addressed are contemporary "hot topics" but are firmly rooted in biblically based theology by being integrated through out these two courses. Prerequisite: IDS100 Christian Faith & Practice I

Introduction to Academic Writing & Research (LNG180P)

Credits:3

This course provides an overview of basic grammar, paragraph writing, and essay composition. Students are introduced to different types of writing, with particular emphasis on the research paper. How to prepare a research paper and use the proper citation conventions of RMC are included.

Elementary New Testament Greek I (LNG285)

Credits:3

Elementary New Testament Greek II (LNG286)

Credits:3

Intermediate Greek (LNG383P)

Credits:3

Canadian Aboriginal Cultures (SSC383P)

Credits:3