BIBLICAL STUDIES

Old Testament History and Literature I (BOT 1000) 3 credits
This class presents an overview of the chronological unfolding of Old Testament history and literature beginning with Genesis and continuing through the period of the Judges. The poetic books will also be examined. Emphasis will be given to the major themes, persons, events/passages of each book, and maps of Bible lands.

Old Testament History and Literature II (BOT 1001) 3 credits
This class presents an overview of the chronological unfolding of Old Testament history and literature beginning with the United Monarchy era, progressing through the Divided Monarchy, Exilic and Post-exilic eras. The prophets will be examined in conjunction with these books. Emphasis will be given to the major themes, persons, events/passages of each book, and maps of Bible lands.

Gospels and Acts (BNT 2201) 3 credits
This course is a study of the Gospels and Acts, giving special attention to their history, literacy structure, content, and theological themes. Includes attention to application for today.

Letters and Revelation (BNT 2202) 3 credits
This course is a study of the letters in the New Testament and Revelation, giving special attention to their history, literacy structure, content, and theological themes. Includes attention to application for today.

Interpretation of Biblical Literature (BSA 2001) 3 credits
Introduction to the principles of biblical interpretation in order to better understand the Bible. Emphasis placed on the application of these principles.

Christian Faith (TH 2005) 4 credits
An introduction to the main people, events, and theological positions of the Christian Tradition. Contents will focus on the doctrine of the Bible, God, humankind, the person and work of Christ, the Holy Spirit, salvation, the Church, and the last days.

Advanced Hermeneutics (BSA 3019/3719) 3 credits
Study of various interpretive issues including the canon, translation issues, text criticism, and contemporary methods of interpretation.

Romans (BNT 3009) 3 credits
Prerequisite: BSA 3019

Detailed examination of Romans paying careful attention to its structure, argument, and theological emphasis.

Torah (BOT 3203) 3 credits
This course will examine the first five books of the Old Testament looking at the major themes: Creation, Fall, Covenant, Exodus event, Law; main characters, geography and cultural background. This course will also explore how these five books lay the foundation for the rest of the Bible. Attention will also be given to applying the message of these books to the current culture.


General Education

Communications

College Writing I (ENG 1000) 3 credits
Prerequisite: acceptable placement score or ENG-0099
Emphasis on improving skills and effectiveness in written communication through critical reading of diverse literary genres and extensive writing. Course deals with developing authorial voice and adapting that voice to academic audiences.

College Writing II (ENG 1001)  3 credits
Continued emphasis on composition with concentration on critical and creative thinking. Includes use of sources, research methods, and preparation of college-level research papers.

Intercultural Communication (CUL 2007)  3 credits
The Intercultural Communications course introduces students to the theory of communication and the personal, interpersonal and cultural factors that affect the communication process. Particular emphasis will be placed on developing the knowledge, skills and attitudes needed to communicate effectively across cultures. Interpersonal and group communication processes will be addressed.

Humanities

Worldviews (HUM 2007)  3 credits
Examination of the theoretical and practical expressions of various worldviews. Designed to help students realize that all thinking and writing has a starting point in a world view.

Senior Seminar (HUM 4001)  3 credits
Designed to be taken in the final year of a Bachelor’s degree at OHCC. Course features reflection on one’s college experience, practical preparation for the next steps beyond college, and integration of faith and theology with contemporary issues.

Social Science

Introduction to Economics (BUS 2012)  3 credits
Covers the basics of both micro and macroeconomics: circular flow model, demand and supply, various market structures, money, Federal Reserve, income expenditure model, classical economics, economic policies, international trade, and political factors in economic policy.

World History (HI 2003)   3 credits
A study of the ancient Middle Eastern, Mediterranean, and European roots of modern Western civilization through the Renaissance/Reformation era.

Church History I (HI 3150)  3 credits
Prerequisite: HI 2003

Study of the history of the Christian church from its founding to the present. Special emphasis on the people, events, and doctrinal controversies significant in the growth of Christianity. Includes exploration of the interplay of Christianity with politics, the great church councils, the crises that emerge, divisions and alliances, and confluence of forces that determine the complexity of the Christian church today.

Science & Math

Human Anatomy & Physiology (SCI 2003)  4 credits
This course is designed to study the 12 systems of the body and how God formed these systems to allow for human thought and movement. This lab course enables students to take an inside look at how many of these systems and body parts function

Other

General Education Electives  (2 credits)


Christian Ministry

Spiritual Formation I (CM 1001) 3 credits
Course focuses on developing a Christ-centered life and awareness of ministry avenues. Special emphases on spiritual gifts, missions, and submitting each area of life to God.

Spiritual Formation II (CM 1002)  3 credits
Course introduces the basic concepts and skills needed for evangelism and discipleship. Emphases include understanding the world around us while communicating one’s faith, exploring one’s role as a disciple, and effective ways to disciple other followers of Christ.

Student Outreach (CM 1200, 2200, 3200)  4 credits
Includes weekly volunteer experiences under the direction of the Student Outreach Director. Ministry areas include evangelism, discipleship, and social concern. Students’ experiences are facilitated by qualified supervisors who provide accountability and feedback. Outreach must complement the student’s major during the junior year.

Student Intercultural Outreach (CM-2002/3202-1) 2 credits
Prerequisite: CUL-2007
Includes weekly volunteer experiences under the direction of the Student Outreach Director. Ministry areas include evangelism, discipleship, and social concern. Students’ experiences are facilitated by qualified supervisors who provide accountability and feedback. Outreach must complement the student’s major during the junior year.


Sports Management

Introduction to Sports Management (SM 2000)  3 credits
This course will lay the foundation for all of the Sports Management program. It will be a basic overview of the proper use of management skills within amateur and corporate sports.

Computer Applications in Business (SBA 2005)  3 credits
Study of creating and manipulating Excel spreadsheets. Introduction to the basic concepts and terminology of database software, and using data for relevant small business reports.

Sports as Ministry (SM 2001)  3 credits
Sports is used in a wide variety of avenues. This course will spotlight how sports can be used as a tool for ministry throughout the world.

Sports Psychology (SM 2002)  3 credits
This course is designed to show that psychological factors play a huge role in amateur and professional sports. It will give us a clear understanding of the ways people use psychology to compete at the highest level possible.

Business Law/Ethics (SBA 2010)  3 credits
Introduction to the legal and regulatory process in which business decisions are made. Application of legal constraints to management and associated management activities examined, as well as broad applications of regulatory law. Students will also gain an understanding of personal and corporate integrity from a biblical perspective and its impact on resolving ethical dilemmas.

Marketing/Business Communication (BUS-3003-3, also COM 3003-3) 3 credits
The purpose of this class is the study of both marketing and business communication functions. Topics include business communication applications, promotional strategies, role and limitations of advertising and promotion, preparing and delivering messages in a variety of situations.

Principles of Management (SBA 2009)  3 credits
Introductory course covering the basic theory and practice of management, including planning, organizing, controlling, staffing, motivating, and leading.

Principles of Coaching (SM 3000)  3 credits
This course will help develop a coaching philosophy and teach the fundamentals needed to be an effective coach at the amateur, collegiate, or professional level.

Principles of Marketing (SBA 3002)  3 credits
Fundamental principles concerning marketing management. Topics include market analysis, market strategy, and the basic functions of the manufacturer, wholesaler, retailer, and ultimate consumer. Students will develop a marketing plan.

Facilities & Event Management (SM 3001)  2 credits
The purpose of this course is to give a detailed overview of the planning, implementing, and follow up stages to an event and how to best utilize the facilities we have available.

Principles of Finance (SBA 3004)  3 credits
Introduction to financial concepts and issues within the context of the small business. Topics include analysis of financial statements, budgeting leverage, working capital management, time value of money, capital budgeting, and other topics relating to overall financial policy.

Administration of Sports & Athletics (SM 3002)  3 credits
This course will prepare students on the administrative side of the sports industry. It will teach skills needed to become an effective member of an amateur or collegiate administrative team.

Sports Management/Coaching Internship (SM 4010)  3 credits


Free Electives

Free Electives (18 credits)


Summary

Biblical Studies (28 credits)

General Education (30 credits)

Christian Ministry (12 credits)

Sports Management (38 credits)

Free Electives (18 credits)

Total 126 credits