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General Education (Humanities & Science)
CHC100 Chapel (1 unit)
Attending chapel once a week is required for all full-time students to
fulfill institution’s mission and keep Christian values.
BI101 Introduction to Bible (3 units)
The purpose of this course is to introduce you the most influential
books in the world. This foundational course assists the student in
gaining an overall understanding of the chronology and content of the
Bible. Special attentions will be given to how to read and appreciate
each books of the Bible with various backgrounds and themes of the
books in mind in order to know the will and works of God for human
beings, then and now.
PHL111 Introduction to Philosophy (3 units)
Study of philosophical methods and how these methods may serve as a
means of integrating learning and faith.
PHL212 Introduction to Ethics (3 units)
An examination of theories of morality with special emphasis on
conscience and morality in decision-making.
SOC301 Introduction to Sociology (3 units)
An introductory study of sociology and its development and structure.
The working dynamics of ethno-economic groups in the modern
society are critically examined.
SOC302 Contemporary Social Problems (3 units)
An in-depth study of contemporary social problems. Includes an
examination of marital problems, education of youth, drug abuse and
COMM 201 Public Speaking (3 units)
This course provides the opportunity to significantly improve public
speaking skills by practicing and delivering speeches and presentations
in a safe environment with personalized feedback.
PHL112 Logic (3 units)
Study of deductive and inductive reasoning, elementary symbolic,
logic and language structure with consideration to argument, inference,
proof, fallacies and semantics.
HIS105 American History (3 units)
An overview of the entire sweep of American history from colonial
period to the present.
HIS101 History of Western Civilization (3 units)
A broad survey of world history from the earliest times to 1715.
Emphasis will be placed on the development of the Christian Church
before the Reformation.
HIS 102 History of Western Civilization (3 units)
A broad survey of world history from 1715 to the present. Emphasis
will be placed on the western civilization and the relevance of the past
to contemporary life.
PRA201 Vision & Mission of Life (3 units)
The purpose of this course is to study how to recognize one's vision
and mission in life and how to achieve them in life time in various
vocational settings. This course will help student to recognize who he/
she is in ontological, psychological and theological perspectives. The
vision and mission will be defined in the base of God's providence and
guidance; and one's hobbies, gifts, education, experiences and dream.
This recognition will guide student be able to draw a planning yearly
map for his/her life goals based on their past hobbies, present gifts,
talents, education, and future hope and vision of God and from God.
Thus students will be able to get rid of confusions concerning faith
and work and will be able to integrate them in order to life with full
potential and full conviction of life in the various areas of vocations.
PSY206 Religion Psychology (3 units)
This course involves a study of the development of religious attitudes
and the psychological factors involved in religious cultures. This
course will explore religion from a psychological, not a theological,
BS110 General Biology (3 units)
Students will define what constitutes life and how the Christian and
secular scientific communities view life and life processes. Students
will study how plants and animals complement each other, how energy
flows through an ecosystem, environmental factors, the complexity
and variety of organisms, and the structural and functional units of life.
Students will study life in controlled laboratory situations, and out in
BS150 Anatomy I (3 units)
This course will focus on general human anatomy with emphasis on
structural identification and function. Students will learn the names and
locations of the body structures as well as general functions of organs
systems of the human body.
BS151 Anatomy Lab (1 unit)
This course covers laboratory work enhanced by microscopic study and
examination of tissues, preserved specimens and anatomic models.
BS170 Microbiology (3 units)
Topics include microbial cell structure and function, metabolism,
microbial genetics, and the role of microorganisms in disease,
immunity, and other selected applied areas.
BS171 Microbiology Lab (1 unit)
This course covers an array of microbiological precedures with an
emphasis on the use of proper aseptic techniques, and with experiments
aimed to demonstrate major concepts of bacteriology, virology, and
BS220 Physiology I (3 units)
A study of basic understanding of physiological principles and the
functional organization of living systems. Emphasis will be placed
on human physiology and the integrated functions of organ systems.
Students are expected to learn the basic principles and concepts of
human physiology both at the molecular and cellular levels, to learn to
reason scientifically, and to understand and describe the cooperative
function of multiple organ systems in the human body.
BS221 Physiology I Lab (1 unit)
This course covers homeostasis and pH, molecular movement,
enzyme effects, human reflex, nervous and sensory systems, blood
physiology, blood pressure, respiration, body fat and physical fitness.
NR121 Nutrition (3 units)
This course covers human nutrition and health. Topics include
digestion and absorption of nutrients, carbohydrate, fat, protein,
vitamin and mineral requirements, additives, food fads, diets and world
MUS103 Music Appreciation (3 units)
Basic elements of music theory. Understanding and cultivating a life
of worship, with emphasis upon simple worship-planning techniques.
Recognition and history of Western music from Medieval times
to the present. Appreciation for music from non-Western cultures.
HUM101 Human Growth and Development (3 units)
An analysis of the life span of persons as it unfolds, viewed through the
lenses of contemporary theories of development. Special emphasis will
be given to successful transitioning into adulthood and the relational
issues of young adults.
MATH101 College Mathematics (3 Units)
Mathematical skill and fluency is one of the first hurdles for
lifetime success. This course is designed to help overcome the
participants “math anxiety.” Specifically, the course will develop
the participant’s competency skills, including basic algebra, the
use of calculators and computers, estimation, and graphs and tables.
MATH102 College Algebra (3 units)
For anyone who has wondered, “When will I ever use algebra?,”
this course is loaded with concrete examples and practical
applications. This course concentrates on the beauty, power, and
fun of algebra: functions and transformations, linear and quadratic
inequalities, systems of equations, complex numbers, polynomial
and rational functions, sequences, mathematical induction, and the
binomial theorem. NOTE: Participants in MA102 are expected
to have a graphical calculator with the following capabilities:
the ability to plot the graph of a function within an arbitrary
viewing window; and
the ability to find the zeros of functions (solve equations
MATH 301 Statistics (3 units)
Basic statistical methodology: exploratory data techniques, estimation,
inference, comparative analysis by parametric, nonparametric,
and robust procedures. Analysis of variance (one-way), multiple
comparisons, and categorical data.
PSY205 Introduction to Psychology (3 units)
This comprehensive survey of psychology explores human mind and
behavior in relationship to psychological aspects concerning human
development and intra/interpersonal relationship.
PSY425 Counseling for Marriage and Family (3 units)
An evaluation of family interaction, family structure, marital
relationship and interdependence of marriage partners and their family
ENG101 English Composition
Writing college-level academic essays. Students will study the art and
elements of writing, develop editing and revision skills, practice critical
reading and critical analysis, and develop library skills for research.
ENG102 English Literature
Develops writing and reasoning skills beyond the levels of proficiency
required by ENG101. The course emphasizes interpretation, evaluation
and persuasion. Also provides students with opportunities to further
develop their research skills. Prerequisite: EN101.
EN301 English I (3 units)
This course trains students in the basic English skills. Students practice
simple conversations, basic listening skills, pronunciation, reading
comprehension and strategies, vocabulary development, and writing
sentences and paragraphs.
EN302 English II (3 units)
This course develops students’ proficiency in all the English language
skills. Students practice interpersonal communication skills; develop
reading skills and vocabulary to improve comprehension; write
paragraphs incorporating grammatical concepts and writing strategies.
EN303 English III (3 units)
This advanced course enables students to perform basic academic
tasks. The academic focus of this course enables students to use their
English language skills in regular academic activities. Prerequisite: