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List of Classes Currently Offered

This list will be updated periodically.

Last update, 1/18/2012.

The active links (underlined) are for currently available classes.
The black titles (not underlined) are classes currently being formatted for online use and will be available at a later date.

ATTENTION: Please do not take courses from this list.  It is for information purposes only.
Each course is assigned to a particular year of study and you need to access the courses from each Year's main page.
The following links will take you to the Year of study indicated in the link.
First Level Courses  -  Second Level Courses  -  Third Level Courses  -  Fourth Level Courses
First Level Courses are required for all new students.

 

ALPHABETICAL LIST:

Please do not take courses in the order listed on this page.
The courses are listed alphabetically on this page- not by year.
It is only for ease of access to the main pages for each course.

To find out the year in which each course is to be taken,
you must access the courses through the
Course Main
Page
which will give you access to the courses
by Year.  On those Year pages you will find
courses listed as required for that year.

MINIMUM
ATTENDANCE
per COURSE

MINIMUM
ATTENDANCE
per LESSON
in each course

Credits
earned

 

 

 

 

Abraham

 7 weeks

1 week

1

Baptism

 8 weeks

1 week

1

Baptist History & Distinctives

 8 weeks

1 week

1

Basic Training for Spiritual Warfare

 13 weeks

1 week

2

Basic Typing and Sentence Formatting

32 weeks

1 week

4

Bible Doctrines

 15 weeks

1 week

3

Calvinism
    Calvinism I.  (
Textbook- Things God Hates by James Wilkins)

6 weeks

1 week

1
       
Christian Character I. - IV.      
    The Beatitudes - Christian Character I. 9 weeks 1 week 1.5
     Personal Consecration - Christian Character II. 12 weeks 1 week 1.5
    The 10 Commandments, Universal Morality - Christian Character III.
                Course Not Yet Available

 
    The Keys To Contentment - Christian Character IV.
                Course Not Yet Available
     
Christian Counseling I.     (Practical Counseling Prinicples fo Christians)
Christian Counseling II.
   
(Wilt Thou Be Made Whole)
Christian Counseling III. 
(Healing Words for Lonely People)
Christian Counseling IV. 
(Healing Words for Hurting People)
Christian Counseling V.    (To be announced)
Christian Counseling VI.   (To be announced)


20 weeks
8 weeks
7 weeks
7 weeks



3
weeks
1 week
1 week
1 week



3
1
1
1


Church and Missions

7 weeks

1 week

1.5

Church Polity and Order  (Prerequisites: Salvation, The Church, The Bible)

24 weeks

1 week

3

Comparative Theology

 11 weeks

1 week

2

Discipleship I.

 11 weeks

1 week

1.5

Discipleship II.  (Course may be taken up to four times.) 12 weeks 1 week 2
Eternal Security

11 weeks

1 week

1.5

Ecclesiology

7 weeks

1 week

1.5

Faith

8 weeks

1 week

1

First Corinthians

 18 weeks

1 week

3

First John

7 weeks

1 week

1

Greek I. (Beginning Greek)

18 weeks

2 weeks

3

Hebrews

 8 weeks

1 week

 1.5

Hebrews Research Project
Permission required. 
Prerequisite:
Hebrews course.
(Restricted course- a minimum of a Bachelor degree required for participation.)
(Minimum of 32 hours of research required during this course.)

   You will enter 16 weeks on your forms as the minimum attendance requirement for the course.  But be advised that you also must not take more than 25 weeks actual maximum attendance time for this course.

16 weeks
(
minimum)

0
(There are no weekly lessons for this course. Therefore, there is no minimum attendance per lesson.)

3

Hermeneutics:
   Prerequisite is successful completion of
The Bible course.
   Courses must be taken in the order given in the list.

   Hermeneutics I.
  Required for all students.
   Hermeneutics II.
(The Golden Key)  Required for all students.
   Hermeneutics III.
Requirement to be announced.   Section Not Yet Available 




10 weeks
10 weeks
 
To be announced.



1 week
1 week


1.5
1.5
?

Homiletics:  
   Prerequisite is successful completion of
the
Public Speaking course and The Bible course.  
   The following courses must be taken in the order given in this list.

   Homiletics I.
   Required for all students.
  
How to Prepare Sermons  Required for all students.
   Homiletics II.
  Required for all students.
   Homiletics III.

          Not required for all students but all students are encouraged to take this course.  
   Homiletics IV.
     Not required for all students but all students are encouraged to take this course.

  
  


9 weeks
18 weeks
42 weeks
23 weeks

      
weeks
weeks

 


1 week
1 week
1
week
1
week
      
weeks
weeks


1
2.5
5
3

      

 

 

 

 

Jewish Studies
    Jewish Studies I. (Passover) 
Not Yet Available


8 weeks

1
week

1

Life of Christ I.    Prerequisites listed on course main page.

34 weeks 1 week 4

Life of Christ Research Paper

16 weeks 0
(There are no weekly lessons for this course. Therefore, there is no minimum attendance per lesson.)
3

 

     
Methods of Teaching I

 10 weeks

1 week

1.5

Missions I.  -  See Church and Missions above      
Missions II.  (Co-laborer)

 5 weeks

1 week 1
Missions III.  (Eyes of Compassion)

 5 weeks

 1 week 1
Mormonism I.  The Changing World of Mormonism

24 weeks

1 week

3

Mormonism II.  Mormon Claims Answered

12 weeks

1 week

1.5

New Testament Studies
   
New Testament Survey
    Studies in the New Testament

 27 weeks

1 week

4

Old Testament Studies
  
Old Testament Survey
   Studies in the Old Testament

 39 weeks

1 week

4

Pastoral Practicum
Prerequisites:
The Church, Public Speaking, Baptism, and the Church Polity and Order courses.

35 weeks

1 week

4.5

Pastoral Theology

 16 weeks

1 week

2

Practical Christian Ministry
    Requires a Ministry Confirmation form from your pastor once each year.
    Official attendance for this course is 8 weeks. 

 8 weeks
up to  6 quarters per year.   Submit quarterly reports.

0
(There are no weekly lessons for this course.)

1
per quarter

Publick Ministry I.  (Street Preacher's Manual)

4 weeks

1 week

1

Publick Ministry II.  (Rebuking in the Gate)

8 weeks

1 week

1

Publick Ministry III.  (The Ministry)
     Must complete sections I., II., and III., to earn any credits for the course.

12 weeks

1 week

1

Public Speaking

9 weeks

1 week

1.5

Revelation, The
   Revelation I. -
The Seven Churches of Asia
   Revelation II. - The Millennium
   Revelation III.


10 weeks
16 weeks

1 week
1 week



1.5
2

Salvation

 7 weeks

1 week

1

Social Awareness Research Paper (Prior permission required.)
(Restricted course- a minimum of a Bachelor degree required for participation.)
Project must entail a minimum of 32 hours of research over a minimum period of 26 weeks and a maximum period of 30 weeks (6 months).  If student finds they are going to go beyond the maximum of 30 weeks then they must notify us and request an extension of 5 additional weeks for a total of 35 weeks for research and composition.  Only one such extension is allowed.

26 weeks

0
(There are no weekly lessons for this course. Therefore, there is no minimum attendance per lesson.)

4

Soul Winning Practicum I.
Soul Winning Practicum II.

 8 weeks
8 weeks

1 week
1
week

1
1

(for each disciple taught)

Systematic Theology
  See listing below under Theology I.
-

-

-

The Bible

 16 weeks

2 weeks

4

The Church

 5 weeks

1 week

1.5

Theology I. - Systematic Theology
Prerequisite First Year courses:
Salvation
, Eternal Security, Bible Doctrines, The Church, and The Bible.

28 weeks

 3 weeks

3.5

Theology II.  Not Yet Available      
The Tabernacle and the Temple

8 weeks

1 week

2

 

 

 

 

Theses
   Bachelor level:  15,000 words - Minimum 15 reference works.
   Master level:  25,000 words - Minimum 20 reference works.
   Doctor level:  50,000 words - Minimum 25 reference works.
   NOTE: Theses requirements have changed effective 9/30/13.

        Thesis information can be found HERE. (click the blue link)
NOTE:  Although you will earn credits for your thesis, those credits cannot be applied toward the minimum 32 credits that must be earned from us for all students working toward a degree.  The 32 credits required must be earned through course work.
   Also, although students will receive credits for each degree thesis that is accepted by SLBC, those credits will not be applied to the current degree level for which the thesis is submitted.  However, if the student continues on toward a higher degree, then the credits for the current degree thesis will be applied toward the credit requirements for that higher degree.

0

Prior approval
is required for all theses.

 

 

 

0

 

 

 

 

 

 

6
credits per
thesis level

 

 

 

 

 

       
Women In the Bible - Series      
   Women Of Genesis

15 weeks

1 week

2

   Women of Exodus

10 weeks

1 week

1.5