James River College Students earn a fully accredited Associate of Arts degree in Leadership
from Evangel University in the dynamic environment of James River Church.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Analysis of the structure, principles, and processes of the American federal government.
An examination of the basic foundations of negotiation, mediation, and arbitration used in the resolution of conflict in society.
Introductory course in biological science emphasizing the development of critical thinking skills in science, procedure skills, and content competency.
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.