Current Classes

John Leland  Baptist College

1300 Mt. Vernon Dr. Georgetown, KY 40325

Phone: 502.316.8154

 

CLASSES BEGIN AGAIN IN APRIL

ON-CAMPUS GEORGETOWN, KY

OT210 Studies in the Pentateuch (Undergraduate Students) (3 Credit Hours)
OT510 Studies in the Pentateuch (Graduate Students) (3 Credit Hours)
Place: Grace Baptist Church, Georgetown, KY.
Time: 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Instructor: Bro. David Prewitt, B.S, M.B.A
Course Description: This is part one of a seven part series of 200 level courses which takes the student through the entire Bible. This Old and New Testament series are content courses designed to give the student the most thorough and strategic grasp of the first five books of the Old Testament—the Pentateuch. The student will not only master the "5 W's" of each book (who, what, where, when, and why) but will be exposed to every significant and substantive matter that can be crammed into a three quarter hour course. The topics and subjects that are treated in this series of courses cover such things as Basic Content, The Historical and Geographical Settings, Difficult Verses and Passages, Bible Manners and Customs, Weights and Measures, Time Line Construction, Important People, Pagan Religions and Practices, Important Hebrew Words, Theological Concepts, and Archeology. Given that these are content courses, no research paper will be required.
Registration Deadline: Registration Deadline is the first day of class. Please register today, but you may register at the door. To register simply contact the school via email or phone.

ON-CAMPUS BROMLEY, KY

HIS 330 Early Baptist Missions and Missionaries (Undergraduate Students) (2-3 credit Hours)
HIS 530 Early Baptist Missions and Missionaries (Graduate Students) (2-3 credit Hours)
Place: Pleasant View Baptist Church, Bromley, KY.
Time: 6:00 PM to 7:50 PM
Instructor: Bro. James Duvall, B.A., M.A.
Course Description: This class will deal with the mission efforts of Baptists from New Testament times to more recent times. Students will read assigned portions of the Book of Acts and other New Testament epistles, as well as essays on Anabaptist and Baptist activities up to the modern era. Accomplishments, circumstances and difficulties will be emphasized. Biographies of many of the missionaries will be read and reported on. The class will study Baptist foreign and home missionaries and their achievements. The anti-mission movement in America will also be dealt with.
Note: The student will be required to write a short biography of a Baptist missionary chosen from a list of missionaries.
Required Reading: To the Golden Shore: The Life of Adoniram Judson by Courtney Anderson. This book is truly a classic among biographies of Baptist missionaries. This book will be read and discussed. Please note that this book is listed in the Required Reading List for graduation at Leland.
Registration Deadline: Registration Deadline is the first day of class. Please register today, but you may register at the door. To register simply contact the school via email or phone.

ON-LINE CLASSES

*NEW COURSE*
OT 101-106 Bible Survey: Readings and Reflections (6 Credit Hours)
NT 101-103 Bible Survey: Readings and Reflections (3 Credit Hours)
During the course of their studies at John Leland every student will be required to carefully and completely read the Bible in its entirety. This series of Readings and Reflections is a requirement for graduation for all programs. These “Reading and Reflections” are to be done according to a set of guidelines under the supervision of a “Reading Mentor.” For more information on how to begin working on this requirement simple contact the school.  

*NEW COURSE*

TH 320 The Theological Basis of Christian Counseling (Undergraduate Students) (3 Credit Hours)
TH 520 The Theological Basis of Christian Counseling (Graduate, 3 Credit Hours)
Instructor: Bro. Donnie Burford, B.R.E., M.TH.
Course Description: This course covers the theological basis of Christian counseling. All counseling must be firmly rooted in the word of God. The course is designed to further familiarize the student with the many great theological truths of the Bible as they relate to this important ministry of Biblical counseling.
Note: this course is required for the M.A. degree in Biblical Counseling.
Registration Deadline: Registration Deadline for all On-Line Courses is September 23rd. To register simply contact the school via email or phone.
 
*NEW COURSE*
 
TUTORIALS: Tutorials are one of the truly unique aspects of our new curriculum. As the title suggests, these classes are done under the supervision of a tutor. These are advanced 300 level courses. Under our revised curriculum Tutorials will now make up approximately 24-27 credit hours of the students course work. They are required for graduation. Tutorials are entirely “research and writing” courses which cover the widest range possible of important and miscellaneous subjects under various writing formats. Tutorials will be supervised one various members of our faculty. There are five categories of Tutorials which can be taken for 1-5 hours each. The categories are: Essays and Synopses, Position Papers, Research Papers, Annotations and Commentary, and Expositions. Course descriptions will be out soon. For more information about these classes please contact the school.
 
*NEW COURSE*
 
TH 499 Seminar in Ecclesiology (Undergraduate Students) (4.5 Credit Hours)
TH 699 Seminar in Ecclesiology (Graduate Students) (4.5 Credit Hours)
Instructor: Bro. Mark W. Fenison B.A. Th.M. Th.D
Course Description: This course is one of three different Seminars required for graduation in both the Religious Studies and Biblical Studies programs at Leland. Given the importance of the Lord’s Church, it is a must that Baptists have a correct understanding of the nature and work of the church which Jesus founded during his earthly ministry. This 15 week Seminar seeks to cover every possible aspect of and related to this Great Institution. This course not only explores the historical usage of the Greek term ekklesia in connection with the popular universal invisible concept of the church but will also cover such matters, to name a few, as The Great Commission, How to Constitute A Baptist Church, Qualifications of Pastor and Deacon, Church Discipline, Tithing, Worship, Church Music, Ordinations, Sunday School, Business Meetings, and more. Research papers are required to be written and formatted according to the guidelines of A Manual for Writers of Term Papers, Theses, and Dissertations, 8th Ed., by Kate L. Turabian.
Note: Seminars are 15 weeks in length with all work to be submitted by the 16th week.
Registration Deadline: Registration Deadline for all On-Line Courses is September 23rd. To register simply contact the school via email or phone.

*NEW COURSE*

Readings and Review: The field of our study at Leland is so full of great books that often go unread even by educated Christians. Under our new curriculum we have added a reading list of some of the most important and significant books ever written. Students will now be responsible to carefully and completely read a large number of books under the supervision of a Reading Mentor. These books will be of various lengths and difficulty covering various fields from Science, History, Literature, Theology, Political Science, and others. They are a requirement for graduation. Most of the Readings will be mandatory reading, but the student will be able to choose a number of other books that interests them personally. Credit will be given proportionately according to the length and difficulty of each book. The Book List should be out next week. If you are interested in getting started reading this quarter, please contact the school for complete guidelines by the registration deadline.

*NEW COURSE*
MIN 220 Fundamentals of Biblical Counseling (3 Credit Hours)
MIN 520 Fundamentals of Biblical Counseling (Graduate Students)
Instructor: Bro. Doug Meadows, B.A, M.A, M.Div.
Course Description: This course is a careful review of the textbook, Competent to Counsel: Introduction to Nouthetic Counseling, by Jay Adams. The student will learn why Nouthetic Counseling is better than the Freudian ethic and Rogerian approach. The essential work of the Holy Spirit along with biblical solutions to man's problems are fundamental; he also explains sin as sin and not sickness. Mr. Adams defines and describes Nouthetic Counseling, discusses how to solve problems nouthetically, and gives some principles of the technique. As the textbook suggests, this course is an introductory course to biblical counseling. All research papers are required to be written and formatted according to the guidelines of A Manual for Writers of Term Papers, Theses, and Dissertations, 8th Ed., by Kate L. Turabian.
Registration Deadline: Registration Deadline for all On-Line Courses is September 23rd. To register simply contact the school via email or phone.
 

*NEW COURSE*

ENG 102 English Grammar and Usage
Instructor: Sis. Janet Miller, B.A.
Course Description: This course is designed to teach the student the fundamentals of English grammar and usage. Understanding the proper rules of grammar and sentence structure are essential in communicating clear and understandable thought processes and ideas. The course is also designed to improve the student’s vocabulary. This course is a requirement for graduation for all undergraduate programs.
TH 201 Systematic Theology I (3 Credit Hours)
TH 501 Systematic Theology I (Graduate Students)
Instructor: Bro. Doug Meadows, B.A, M.A, M.Div.
Course Description: This class is part one of a three part, year long, course in the study of theology. This course involves the systematic arrangement of the doctrines of the Bible and seeks to show and harmonize their inter-relationship with other Bible doctrines. This course will motivate the student to gain a mastery of all the most important doctrines of the Bible through a careful and in depth study of the classic textbook, A Systematic Study of Bible Doctrines. T.P. Simmons.
Registration Deadline: Registration Deadline for all On-Line Courses is September 23rd. To register simply contact the school via email or phone.
 
MU 101 Music Survey I (3 Credit Hours)
Format: Textbook/CD.
Instructor: Laura Meadows, B.A. Sister Meadows graduated Magna Cum Laude from the University of Kentucky in 1985 with a B.A. in Music. She has done graduate work in Music History at the University of Memphis. She has taught piano for 10 years and has been a church pianist for 30 years.
Course Description: This course is essentially about how to listen to and understand classical music. It provides the student with an outstanding grasp of musical forms, techniques, and grammatical terms that makes one fluent in the language of music.
Note: MU 101 is a General Studies Requirement for all students pursuing a Bachelor’s degree.
Registration Deadline: Registration Deadline for all On-Line Courses is September 23rd. To register simply contact the school via email or phone.
 
MU 102 Music Survey II (3 Credit Hours)
Format: Textbook/CD
Instructor: Sis. Laura Meadows, B.A.
Course Description: Music 102 is designed to study two important periods of Western art music. The first period is the study of early written music (600 - 1600): Gregorian Chant, Renaissance and Early Baroque. The second period studies modern music - the music of the 20th Century (1900 - 2000). The course also includes one week each of: American music, music of Kentucky, and music fundamentals.
Note: MU 102 can be used as a General Studies Requirement for students pursuing a Bachelor’s degree.
Registration Deadline: Registration Deadline for all On-Line Courses is September 23rd. To register simply contact the school via email or phone.
 
PH 320 Islamic Thought (3 Credit Hours)
PH 620 Islamic Thought (Graduate Students)
Format: Audio/Textbook
Instructor: Chuck Hunt, B.A., M.A.
Course Description: This course will examine the background, origins, and development of Islam from the birth of Mohammed in 570 A.D. to the present day through a series of popular lectures by a well-known American scholar. However, this peaceful face of Islam will be contrasted with what we believe to be the true face of Islam. This course distinguishes between “religious” and “political” Islam and the serious threat that political Islam presents to Christianity and Western civilization. The student will uncover in the Koran, the Hadith, and the Sira the real and ultimate goal of Islam along with its real view of Christians and other non-Muslims. This is a subject all Christians should be well-studied in.
Note: This class can be applied to all programs and electives.
Registration Deadline: Registration Deadline for all On-Line Courses is September 23rd. To register simply contact the school via email or phone.
 
AR 201 A Survey of European Art I (3 Credit Hours)
Format: DVD/Textbook
Instructor: Philip duBarry, B.S., B.R.E., M.A.
Course Description: This class is part one of a three part comprehensive survey of Western art from the middle ages to the present time. The student will examine a collection of paintings, sculptures, architecture, drawings, and other media created over a span of more than 1000 years. Part one will fulfill the Art requirement for the B.A. degree. AR201 is available upon request. AR201 is a prerequisite.
Registration Deadline: Registration Deadline for all On-Line Courses is September 23rd. To register simply contact the school via email or phone.
 
ENG 101 Research and Writing (3 Credit Hours)
Instructor: Janet Miller, B.A.
Course Description: This course is designed to teach the student how to properly research and write a formal college research paper. The student will be allowed to research a subject of his or her own choice (with the approval of the instructor) and will then be guided step by step through the process of writing a formal academic paper. The student will be helped in matters of proper writing style and English grammar.
Note: This course is a requirement for all B.A. degrees at Leland.
Registration Deadline: Registration Deadline for all On-Line Courses is September 23rd. To register simply contact the school via email or phone.
 
HIS 501 Research and Writing I (3 Credit Hours)
Instructor: Janet Miller, B.A.
Course Description: This course is designed to teach the student how to properly research and write a formal college research paper at John Leland Baptist College. This course is mandatory if the student did not as an undergraduate student take ENG 101 at Leland.
Note: The student is allowed to combine the writing assignment of this course with the writing assignment of another course.
Registration Deadline: Registration Deadline for all On-Line Courses is September 23rd. To register simply contact the school via email or phone.
 
LIT 101 An Introduction to Classical Literature (3 Credit Hours)
Instructor: Janet Miller, B.A.
Course Description: As an introductory course, the student will learn how to approach and appreciate great works of literature and what constitutes a “classic.” The course will cover the different genres of literature, and the student will be introduced to great works and their authors by reviewing in summary form. The course will also provide a greater appreciation of the value of literature with its unique insight into human nature and life itself.
Registration Deadline: Registration Deadline for all On-Line Courses is September 23rd. To register simply contact the school via email or phone.