What is the next best thing to in-person, classroom learning? Live-Online Hybrid Courses from Appalachian Bible College give you the chance to participate in college classes in real time. Watch from anywhere in the world as the professor lectures; you can even ask questions and take part in student discussions. You will have the same homework and exams as your classmates on campus. These accredited online courses provide dynamic distance learning for high school students, international students, and anyone desiring to deepen their ministry skills.
Course Dates: August 31 - December 17, 2021
Times listed below are Eastern.
- Tuition: $570 per credit hour, plus $25 per course hybrid technology fee
- Audit: $65 per credit hour, plus $25 per course hybrid technology fee
Financial Aid: You may be eligible for federal, state, and institutional aid. Among others, scholarships are available for part-time students, high school (dual enrollment) students, and West Virginians.
- Computer, Tablet, or Smart Phone with camera & mic
- High-speed Internet Connection
- Students are encouraged to view classes live. If you cannot log in at the scheduled time, you can watch recordings on demand.
- Not available to resident students.
BI 109 - Principles of Bible Interpretation
(3 credits)Dr. John Rinehart
Mon., Wed., Fri. at 10:00 - 10:50amThis course trains students in the principles and practice of literal interpretation—the determination of an author’s intended meaning by the words of his text in their grammatical and historical context. As such, the course develops: 1) the principle of single intent and the stability of textual meaning, 2) the importance of context and the progress of revelation, and 3) the features of the primary literary genres in the Bible.
LA 103A - Fundamentals of Speech A
(3 credits)Miss Cheryl Parvin
Mon., Wed., Fri. at 8:00 - 8:50amProvides an understanding of and practice in public speaking. Attention is given to the training of the mind, body, and voice.
LA 203 - Cross-Cultural Communication
(2 credits)Mrs. Abbey Kilbride
Tues., Thurs. at 10:00 - 10:50amThis course is a study designed to equip the student for ministry in cross-cultural context. This course will introduce several principles of cross-cultural communication with an emphasis on communicating the Gospel effectively to people of other cultures and religions.
MI 207 - World Religions & Cults
(2 credits)Mr. Phillip Peterson
Tues., Thurs. at 8:00 - 8:50amAn introductory study of the basic concepts of the world’s major religions and cults including Christianity (Catholicism, Orthodoxy, and Protestantism) and its major cults (Latter Day Saints and Jehovah’s Witnesses), Islam, Judaism, Hinduism, Buddhism, Sikhism, and Animism (tribal religions). Special focus will be given to finding a bridge in presenting the Gospel.
TH 205 - Doctrine 1: Intro. to Theology & the Bible
(3 credits)Dr. Jonathan Rinker
Mon., Wed., Fri. at 8:00 - 8:50amThis course briefly introduces systematic theology—its categories and method—and then considers: 1) How we got the Bible: Bible Introduction; 2) What is the Bible: Bibliology; and 3) two theological systems: Dispensational Theology and Covenant Theology—i.e., How we read (i.e., synthesize) the Bible by the consistent application of literal interpretation.
TH 307 - Doctrine 3: Man, Sin & Salvation
(3 credits)Dr. Jonathan Rinker
Tue. 9:00 - 9:50am & Thu. 8:00 - 9:50amThis course considers 1) mankind: his origin, nature, and purpose, 2) sin: its origin, nature, and effects, and 3) salvation, especially personal redemption through the work of the Triune God.