General Education Degree Program Courses

Courses in this category are the General Education classes that can be used for the degree program at Christian Leaders College

180 Day Enrollment Period

When you enroll in a course, you will have 180 days to complete the work and receive a passing grade. You will then be automatically un-enrolled from the course. At this point all your work will be removed from the system. If you were unable to complete the course you will need to start over. 

Course Completion 

When you have completed all course work you can visit your "My Home" page. At this point you should receive a grade for the course, which will also be added to your transcript.


This course explores the mathematics of algebra, a fundamental building block of all advanced mathematics. The course begins with a review of fundamentals and continues into the study of expressions, equations, inequalities, graphing, and applications to geometry.

This course teaches the basics of mathematics and record keeping as applied to personal finances and ministry settings. The emphasis is on practical wisdom and skill, not high-level theoretical math. This is very important for stewardship of household and church.

This course develops your writing skills so that you can participate in public conversations through writing. It is not about the building blocks of writing (words, sentences, and grammar) but about the architecture and process required to turn those materials into a solid structure. You will walk through a specific writing process that will yield a publishable work, and which is repeatable for future projects.

This class improves literacy in English and shows how to mentor others in English comprehension, exploring key elements of reading, spelling, vocabulary, study skills, test taking, learning styles and disabilities.

This class shares insights on effective communication that will aid you in your communication skills as a Christian Leader.


This course is designed to bring the student from zero English reading and writing skills to a 3rd grade level, while also learning how to teach English proficiency to others. If you are already skilled in English proficiency, this class will teach you how to help others become proficient.

This course is designed to bring the student from a fourth grade level in English reading and writing skills to a 6th grade level, while also learning how to teach English proficiency to others. If you are already skilled in English proficiency, this class will teach you how to help others become more proficient.

This course is designed to bring the student from seventh grade level in English reading and writing skills to high school level, while also learning how to teach English proficiency to others. If you are already skilled in English, this class will teach you how to help others become more proficient.

In this course, you will learn the science of astronomy, exploring many aspects of the universe ranging from the motion we observe in the night sky to the properties of the planets that make up our solar system to the surprising conclusions we can draw from the study of distant galaxies. At every turn, you will learn how the heavens are declaring the glory of God for us all to marvel at and enjoy.
This class introduces basics of scientific method, biological organization, cell structures and functions, DNA and genetics, evolutionary theory, bacteria and viruses, ecology, and animal behavior. God's glory shines as the Creator and Sustainer of all living things.

This general education core class explores the academic discipline of sociology, evaluates claims of sociology from a biblical perspective, and shows how understanding of social structures and relationships can make ministry more effective.

This class explores how psychologists try to understand, predict, and influence human experience and behavior. These psychological views are presented and evaluated from a Christian perspective.

This class examines big questions philosophers have asked about reality, being, God, cosmology, reason, mind, heart human identity, time, and ethics. The class will explore various answers offered by secular and Christian thinkers in various cultures throughout history.

This course considers various civilizations from about 3500 B.C. through 1500 A.D. You will explore how cultures have come and gone, notice some common patterns in social development, and begin to sense the unique contributions of various societies in shaping today's world. 

This course introduces five major world religions: Hinduism, Buddhism, Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. Similarities and differences are explored.

This class examines major developments in United States history since 1865.

A primary task of marketing is to develop and maintain a base of people who are being served. This course explores marketing strategy, promotion, market planning, segmentation, social media, demographics, and other topics relevant to corporate and non-profit enterprises.

This class teaches basic principles of economics and applies them to practical entrepreneurship. This helps ministry-minded leaders to develop valuable skills for reaching more people for Christ and providing for their families.
This class integrates biblical insights on leadership with contemporary principles of management, applying best practices for ministry contexts. It includes in-depth study of leadership insights found in the book of Philemon.