These courses facilitate deepening self-awareness as students discern and develop their identity, gifts and vocation, as well as Christian character. These academic experiences empower students to act upon their knowledge and judgment through meaningful careers and lives that respond to the complexities of this world.
Health and Physical Fitness
The wellness course equips students to develop awareness of physical well-being and the importance of routine exercise. A wide variety of activity courses provides students with a choice in developing skills and practices that can be maintained over a lifetime. Education and training in health and physical fitness encourages students to live healthy lives which enhances a sound mind and hardiness of the body and well-being.
Engaging a Pluralistic Society
Ethics in the Modern World
This course builds on the concepts introduced in Created and Called for Community: we are made in the image of God, made to live in community and called to serve Him within society. Ethics courses focus students’ attention on critically evaluating selected contemporary social and moral issues and incorporating Christian responses to complex problems. Study is designed to help students prepare to engage in the world in which they will live and work, as well as develop and defend ethical perspectives on challenging situations or issues.
This course builds on the concepts introduced in Created and Called for Community: we are made in the image of God, made to live in community and called to serve Him within society. World Views courses prompt students to consider various belief systems and perceptions of reality, as well as how those perceptions have shaped and continue to shape people’s lives with special emphasis on how these belief systems compare and contrast with a Christian worldview. Students are spurred to develop and support their own world view, how it applies to contemporary issues and how they may relate to others who may or may not share their perspectives.