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May Term

Off-campus May term provides a unique opportunity for students and professors to live and learn together in an intense three-week course. Students gain three to four credits while spending time in a different context, combining classroom and experiential learning. Many students use a May term course, when appropriate, as the basis for fulfilling their COR337 requirement. Students who plan to travel off­ campus for May term are required to attend pre­-departure workshops.

May 2024 Courses

  • ART373 Art and the Church: Catacombs to Counter-Reformation
    Dr. Elissa Weichbrodt
    Offered in Rome, Italy from May 5th - 26th, 2024

    This course offers an examination of changing attitudes towards the visual arts in the Christian church, beginning with paintings in the Roman catacombs and continuing through the present. We will discuss how theological and socio-political concerns have shaped the Church’s understanding of art’s role in both public and private religious contexts. The course will focus on Roman Catholicism and western Evangelicalism, but we will look at some examples from Eastern Orthodox and non-western contexts.

    BUS499 Marketing the Olympics
    Professor Matos-Wood.
    Not open to the general student body, Offered in Paris, France from July 22nd - Aug 12th, 2024

    This course explores the principles and practices of marketing within the context of the Olympic Games. It provides an in-depth understanding of the unique challenges and opportunities in marketing Olympic sports, athletes, and events. Students will examine various marketing promotional strategies, case studies, and practical applications while having the chance to volunteer at the Paris Olympics in 2024.

    COR325 Global Trends in the 21st Century
    Dr. Daphne Haddad
    Offered in London, UK from May 5th - 26th

    An overview of the economic, social, political, demographic, public health, environmental, cultural and religious issues that shape the agenda for the community of nations. This course affords students the opportunity to develop an awareness of globalization, to recognize ways in which societal trends converge, and to think biblically about such issues. London serves as an historically relevant backdrop for the discussion of interconnecting global trends throughout the 21st century and beyond.

    EDU296 Education Practicum
    Dr. Sarah Donaldson
    Offered in Prague, Czech Republic from May 5th - 25th
    Live and teach for 3 weeks at a Christian international school

    This is a concentrated full-time practicum (internship) in a school with opportunity to participate in a variety of classroom activities for three weeks. Students keep a journal, work with individuals and groups of students, teach, and engage in other classroom-related experiences. In May, 2024, students will complete the practicum at the Christian International School of Prague

    HIS223 London, A Public History of an International City
    Dr. Richard Follett
    Offered in London, UK from May 5th - 26th, 2024

    Historical survey of London, England, from its foundations in the Roman era to the present, that explores the city both as a cultural center in British history and as an international city which always had connections beyond Britain. The course will use the city as a resource for the study of public history and as an urban landscape for exploration in its own right. Major themes include the foundation, evolution and expansion of London, the impacts of commerce, immigration, and industrialization, and the place of London in British intellectual and political life and in the arts. The course also introduces basic concepts and tools in public history.

    PSY302 Special Topics: Mind, Matter, and Consciousness
    Dr. Rod Wilson
    Offered in Athens, Greece from May 6th - 25th

    What is the relation between conscious experience and the brain? What do we mean when we say my “self”? Is our experience of our own nature nothing but the reductive biological functioning of the brain, or can it be explained via other concepts and/or terms (e.g. nonreductive or emergent properties)? This course provides an exploration of the historical development of theories and concepts related to the human mind, cognition, and consciousness. Beginning with modern neuroscience and psychology and ending with the Greek philosophers Plato and Aristotle, the course will trace the conceptual understanding of the mind through major historical shifts and contributors

Graduate School of Education

Undergraduate Departments, Majors, Minors, Certificates, Concentrations, and Programs

Academic Certificates

  • Arts Administration
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Environmental Stewardship & Sustainability
  • Journalism and Society
  • Medical Ethics Consultation
  • Neuroscience
  • Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)


  • Art, 2-D Concentration 
  • Art, 3-D Concentration 
  • Art, Art History Concentration 
  • Art, Graphic Design Concentration 
  • Art, Photography Concentration 
  • Art minor
  • Art History minor

Biblical & Theological Studies

  • Biblical & Theological Studies 
  • Biblical & Theological Studies, Missions Concentration 
  • Biblical & Theological Studies minor
  • Biblical Languages minor
  • History of Christianity minor
  • Missions minor
  • Youth Ministry minor


  • Biology, Biomedical Concentration 
  • Biology, Environmental Concentration 
  • Biology, General 
  • Biology, Health Professions Concentration 
  • Biology minor


  • Business 
  • Business, Accounting Concentration 
  • Business, Finance Concentration 
  • Business, Marketing Concentration 
  • Sport Management 
  • Business minor
  • Sport Management minor


  • Chemistry, Biochemistry Concentration 
  • Chemistry, General 
  • Biochemistry minor
  • Chemistry minor

Community Development

  • Community Development 
  • Community Development minor

Computer Science

  • Computer Science 
  • Computer Science minor


  • Economics 
  • Economics minor


  • Education Studies 
  • Elementary Education (P-5) 
  • Secondary Education Certifications through MAT program 
  • Education minor

Engineering 3:2 Program

  • Natural Science, Pre-Engineering Studies Concentration


  • English 
  • English, Writing Concentration 
  • English minor
  • Writing minor

Health, Wellness and Coaching

  • Coaching minor

History, Politics, and International Studies

  • History 
  • History, Art History Concentration 
  • Political Science 
  • International Studies 
  • History minor
  • Political Science minor

Interdisciplinary Studies

  • Interdisciplinary Studies with Concentrations 


  • Mathematics 
  • Mathematics minor


  • Music, Church Music Concentration 
  • Music, Creative Studies Concentration 
  • Music, General Music Concentration 
  • Music, Instrumental Performance Concentration 
  • Music, Music Education (Pre-MAT) Concentration 
  • Music, Organ Performance Concentration 
  • Music, Piano Pedagogy Concentration 
  • Music, Piano Performance Concentration 
  • Music, Vocal Performance Concentration 
  • Music minor


  • Philosophy 
  • Philosophy minor


  • Physics 
  • Physics minor

Pre-Professional Programs

  • Pre-Law Studies 
  • Pre-Medical Studies 
  • Pre-Nursing Studies 
  • Pre-Physical Therapy Studies 


  • Psychology 
  • Psychology minor


  • Sociology 
  • Sociology, Family Studies & Social Work Concentration 
  • Sociology minor


  • Theatre minor

World Languages

  • French 
  • Spanish 
  • French minor
  • Spanish minor