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The Continuing Education Certificate in Computer Information Systems

The Continuing Education Certificate in Computer Information Systems is designed to provide the college graduate or career-interruption student the opportunity for intensive study of Bible/theology and to equip them to effectively use technology in support of a variety of vocations and ministries.

Program Director: Mr. Stephen Elliot

Program Outcomes

The student will:

  1. Develop knowledge of the content of the Bible.
  2. Develop an understanding of Christian theology.
  3. Evidence qualities of spiritual growth.
  4. Demonstrate the knowledge and skills needed to use computer technology effectively in work and ministry.

Certificate Requirements:

  1. Complete a minimum of 30 credit hours.
  2. Maintain at least a 2.0 cumulative grade point average and receive a passing grade in all required courses.
  3. Complete the general graduation requirements listed in the Academic Life section of the catalog.
  4. Pay all applicable fees for this major as determined by the Business office and published in the annual statement of fees.

Continuing Education Certificate in Computer Applications in Ministry Requirements:

  • Bible/Theology (15 credits)
    • Old Testament Survey 1 (BT 102) 
    • Old Testament Survey 2 (BT 104)
    • New Testament Survey (BT 106)
    • Survey of Doctrine (BT 151)
    • Bible Theology Elective
  • Computer Studies (15/18 credits)
    • Fundamental Computer Literacy (CS 101) or demonstrated competency
    • Logical Analysis (PH 108)
    • Two Computer Information Systems Core Courses (6 credits):
      • Modern Programming Techniques using Visual Basic (CS 151)
      • Introduction to Computer Hardware (CS 217)
      • Introduction to Networking and Security (CS 222)
      • Introduction to Operating Systems (CS 230)
    • Two Computer Electives (6 credits)

30/33 credit hours

Award: Continuing Education Certificate in Computer Applications in Ministry