In His Image Bible Institute International
Course Number & Course Description
1. BI 103 Synoptic Gospels
The story of Jesus’ birth, ministry, crucifixion, and resurrection in chronological sequence is studied in the gospels of Matthew, Mark, and Luke. The Passion of our Lord Jesus Christ is studied through a focus on sayings and actions from incarnation to ascension.
2. BI 104 Biblical Introduction
This course introduces the history and origins of the Old and New Testaments. Topics include the canonization of the Old Testament, religious backgrounds of both canons, and an evaluation of historical and textual criticism.
3. BI 105 Pentateuch
The first five books of the Bible are explored with special attention to the development of God’s plan of redemption and Satan’s efforts to stop it. These books relate a continuing record of revelation and the foundation of the rest of the Bible.
4. BI 108 Old Testament Survey
This course gives a broad overview of the entire Old Testament demonstrating how each book fits into the whole story of redemption. All other Old Testament courses are based on this course.
5. BI 111 Life of Christ
This course covers a chronological overview of Jesus’ life from birth to resurrection, based upon the Gospel record.
6. BI 116 New Testament Survey
This course gives a broad overview of the entire New Testament in the context of history, geography, and culture of its time. The chief events, characters, and teachings of each book will be studied in reaction to God’s ongoing plan.
7. BI 208 Romans and Galatians
Law and grace, works and faith are studied using the principles of exposition to examine the background, date, destination, and doctrinal content of both books.
8. BI 211 Introduction to Ministry of Paul
This course explores the sense of calling and mission which compelled Paul. It examines the Apostle’s journeys, his teachings, and actions. The study draws from the Acts of the Apostles and many portions of the Pauline epistles.
9. BI 439 Paul’s Prison Epistles
Paul’s theology is explored through Ephesians, Philippians, Colossians, and Philemon, with emphasis on the conditions of the churches at the time of writing.
10. ED 101 English Grammar
This course will focus on the vocabulary, sentence structure, and developing styles of powerful writing and speaking. This prepares students for the writing skills needed throughout their academic career.
11. ED 258 Research of Writing
This course provides the needed training for individuals desirous to someday publish their writing as it develops creative thinking and writing skills.
12. HIST 228 Survey of American History
This course surveys the development of five factors from colonial times to the present: social, geographical, political, economic, and military.
13. HIST 414 Church History
This course presents the establishment and development of the Christian church and its influences upon world history. It gives special attention to the Reformation and its subsequent impact upon church history in Europe and in the Americas.
14. MU 260 Music Theory (Fundamentals)
This is an introductory course that covers the basic fundamental concepts of music—staff, lines and spaces, key signatures, basic intonation, and harmony.
15. SC 260 Basic Computer/Word Processing
This course introduces the student to the functions of a personal computer, the Windows operating system, and basic word processing.
16. SC 366 Principle of Science
This course presents a general understanding of important scientific principles and concepts leading to an understanding of how science relates to daily life; it covers basic principles that govern the natural world, and the potential and limitations of science in explaining natural phenomena.
17. SC 270 Advance Computer Application
This course expands upon the basic knowledge of Microsoft Office suite of applications including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Access. Students will be introduced to advanced features of word processing, spreadsheets, and presentation graphics. In addition, students will explore database tables, forms, queries, and reports. Throughout the course, the focus will be on the integration of the software applications in a personal, business, and church environment.
18. SS 410 Biblical Archaeology
This course provides an orientation to the science of archaeology as it relates to the people, places and events of the Bible.
19. TH 150 Church Doctrine
Church Doctrine provides a developmental and in-depth academic study of the teachings of the Old and New Testaments, focusing on important topics including the faithfulness of God; the doctrine of Christ; the nation of Israel; the history and integrity of the Bible; the pursuit of happiness; and friendship, dating, and marriage. These areas target four content strands: theology, the attributes of God, Christian growth, and Christian evidences
20. TH 200 Prolegomena
This course serves as an introduction to the nature and source of theology This course is called Prolegomena, which means “things that are said before.” Therefore, Prolegomena is the introduction to the study of theology because it comes first and gives direction to the formation of one’s belief. Prolegomena deals with presuppositions and attitudes.