James River College students earn an Associate of Arts degree in Leadership from Evangel University (a fully accredited university) in the dynamic environment of James River Church. Students are taught by world-class professors in small class sizes, making it easy for every student to learn and connect with their professors.
Grow in your knowledge of leadership.
LEAD 100 - University Life
LEAD 250 - Personal Leadership
LEAD 298 - Leadership Practicum
Most practicums are composed of three to six hours per week of practical ministry experience within a department of James River Church and an additional six to ten hours of hand-on leadership experience during weekly services and events.
LEAD 350 - Community Leadership
Gain practical insights and approaches to develop the disciplines necessary to be effective in relationships and leading others. This course includes tools and processes to develop effective teams such as a communication profile, idea-generating tools, consensus-building tools, problem-solving strategies, and meeting skills.
Earn credits that benefit you in any field of study.
ENGL 102 - Basic English Skills
Basic principles of grammar, punctuation, and expression. Emphasis on writing clear, well-developed paragraphs in a variety of patterns including narrative, exemplification, and persuasion. Semester culminates with a short essay. Laboratory required.
ENGL 111 - Composition
Introduction to the thesis-support essay form, including informative, persuasive, documented, and literary analysis, with an emphasis on avoiding plagiarism. Includes strategies for organizing, writing, editing, revising, quoting, summarizing, paraphrasing, and documenting. Passing of both documented essay and Writing Proficiency Examination required. Prerequisite: ACT ENG 20-25; SAT Writing 470-580; or ENGL 102 with grade of C- or higher.
PSYC 138 - Psychology of Healthy Relationships
PSYC 237 - Lifespan Human Growth & Development
FIN 138 - Personal Finance
The purpose of this course is to provide the student an overview of the role stewardship plays in ones daily life. There is a strong emphasis placed on Biblical purposes of money, attitudes towards financial wealth, and accountability for environmental, institutional, and personal resource choices.
GOVT 170 - Introduction to American Government
Analysis of the structure, principles, and processes of the American federal government.
GOVT 224 - Conflict Prevention & Resolution
An examination of the basic foundations of negotiation, mediation, and arbitration used in the resolution of conflict in society.
GSCI 101 - Biology
Introductory course in biological science emphasizing the development of critical thinking skills in science, procedure skills, and content competency.
MATH 210 - Introduction to Statistics
Descriptive statistics including univariate, bivariate, and multivariate data; binomial and normal probability distributions; and confidence intervals, parametric, and non-parametric hypothesis tests. Uses the computer package SPSS. Satisfies mathematics proficiency requirements.