MONDAY
6:00PM - 8:45PM

ALTAR WORKERS MINISTRIES
MIN 201
  
This course is designed to develop effective altar workers called to be useful spiritual prayer warriors in the hand of God. This class will cover preparation, enemies of the Altar, ethics, warfare at the altar, motives, discernment, legalities and listening for the new birth.



MATHEMATICS
MAT 100

This course covers the basic math principles and practices needed for work in the behavioral, biological, physical, and social sciences. Manipulations and applications may include fractions, decimals, ratios, percentages, proportions, tables, etc.



BIBLE STUDY METHODS
GEN 102

This course is to introduce the inductive Bible Study Method using three basic techniques: Observation, Interpretation and Application. Emphasis will be on rightly dividing the Word of God. 



PERSONAL EVANGELISM
MIS 202

This course examines methods of effective witnessing, it provide students with practical experience in recognizing evangelistic opportunities and determining appropriate approaches.   



UNDERSTANDING TEACHING   
CED 100
 
This is a comprehensive study of the characteristics of each age level in human development. A study is made of appropriate principles of teaching. To develop¬ skilled leaders for Christian Education, family life, youth ministries and children's ministries. Consideration is also given to the role of Christian Education in evangelism.



THEOLOGIES OF RELIGIOUS EDUCATION 
THE 502  (5 Units)

This course explores the interactive relationships between religious education and different schools of theology. The impact theology plays in religious education, theory and practice is analyzed as well as its capability to generate teaching procedures













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TUESDAY
6:00PM - 8:45PM

OLD TESTAMENT SURVEY
BIB 100

A general review of the Old Testament canon. Attention is given to the outline and perspective of individual books and the history of their time.



SPIRITUAL FORMATION
THE 602

This course explores the historical development, the biblical teaching, and contemporary practice of spiritual formation. Attention will give to spiritual disciplines such as walking in the spirit, repentance, prayer, fasting, worship and scripture mediation, with a view toward the development of the student’s own spiritual life.   
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DEALING WITH CULTS
CED 400

A survey of 19th and 20th Century religious cults in America, as well as, the current New Age Movement. This course identifies elements that are characteristic of cults. It will enable the student to appropriately respond to members and ideologies of such groups.



COUNSELING SKILLS
PSY 301

This course presents counseling from the Christian point of view. Special attention is given to techniques of interviewing and diagnosis of problems. 



PRINCIPLES OF WORSHIP
MIN 100

This  course investigates a deeper understanding of worshipping God in “Spirit and in Truth,”  It is designed to help the student understand the true meaning of pure worship fostering a renewed desire and longing to enter  into the “Presence of the Lord. 



WORLD RELIGIONS
HIS 600  (6 Units)

An extensive study of major world religions, noting each one's effects, similarities, and traditions are examined. Included are Hinduism, Jainism, Buddhism, Sikhism, Taoism, Confucianism, Shinto, Judaism, Christianity, Islam and a selection of new and alternative religious movements.



MARRIAGE & FAMILY 
(For married and engaged couples, only)
SOC 401

This course explores both functional and dysfunctional characteristics of family units. It presents an overview of family issues and enables students to effectively resolve selected domestic conflicts. Additionally, this course includes (but is not limited to) a focus on social aspects of relationship formation, Parental roles, love, sexuality, family violence, communication. 



TUESDAY
7:30PM - 9:45PM

No classes offered
THURSDAY
10:30AM - 1:00PM

PRINCIPLES OF WORSHIP
w/Dean Mary Jordan
MIN 100
  
This  course investigates a deeper understanding of worshipping God in “Spirit and in Truth,”  It is designed to help the student understand the true meaning of 
pure worship fostering a renewed desire 
and longing to enter  into the “Presence of the Lord.      



THURSDAY
6:00PM - 8:45PM


NEW TESTAMENT SURVEY 
BIB 102

An analysis of the New Testament books will be discussed, surmising purpose, theme, author and date written, Special attention is given to the synoptic gospels. 



FOUNDATIONS OF MINISTRY
CED 500 (5 Units)

An introduction to Christian Education for a new generation combining sound theological and theoretical foundations with practical ministry application.  It examines the roles and responsibilities of Christian Education along with legal and ethical issues.
 


HERMENEUTICS
THE 204
             
This course helps the student develop the ability, through study, to gain proper understanding of Scripture. Various principles are treated as tools for biblical understanding. Biblical characteristics are examined which enhance scriptural clarity. 



SUCCESSFUL LEADERSHIP
CED 300

Here the student addressed issues of leadership relative to the effective operation of ministry. This course provides the servant-leader with appropriate situational approaches and responses.




PUBLIC SPEAKING
CED 103

An introductory speech course designed to develop individual speaking skills and the fundamentals of speech. Study in preparing, organizing, and delivering the basic types of presentations is included. The importance of speech, the mental and emotional behavior, visible and audible speaking, the meaning of gestures and voice modulations is studied. The student is taught how to collect materials, outline and deliver speeches. Practical applications of principles are  required.


Special Course

WOMAN-TO-WOMAN: A WISE BUILDER
6-Week Course for Married Women




SATURDAY
10:30AM-1:00PM

SPIRITUAL GROWTH & MATURITY
CED 202

This course is fundamental to the growth, development, and maturity of the Christian life. The course addresses communication and relationship with God and ones fellow man. It examines the necessity for growth and development.
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A MESSAGE FROM THE DEAN

We welcome you to an exciting semester at AST! Our curriculum is designed to meet the theological-based needs for Ministers, Pastors, Evangelists and lay people of a now generation. We're glad you have chosen Aenon School of Theology and Bible College to obtain and complete your Christian Education goals. Enroll in a class at AST and we can assure you of a quest for life-long learning and a greater found love for the age-old word of God. 

To get started, please select from the classes below then click here to begin the registration process. If preferred, you may click here to download the registration form and forward to the Admissions Office or fax it to 310-212-3992.

Grace & Peace, Dean M. Jordan

INDEPENDENT 
& ONLINE COURSES

MINISTERIAL PREPARATION
MIN 401

This course requires pastoral approval and is designated for those going into the ministry.  An overview of pastoral skills will be studied in this three-month course and disciplines of the ministry.  This is a special course designed to refine the ministerial and pastoral skills of upper level stu¬dents and facilitate a smooth transition into ministerial service within the local church. 


ENGLISH GRAMMAR I
ENG 100

This course is devoted to total elements of functional English. Grammatical usage, sentence structure and paragraph construction. Must have a personal computer.  (Also, test-out is available)


ADVANCE RESEARCH & WRITING TECHNIQUES
ENG 300

Course focuses on expository writing, which explains a subject through illustration, comparison, process or casual relation; as well as, persuasive writing, which uses language as a symbolic means of inducing cooperation. The student will learn to use the investigative process which helps to define purpose, gather data, select, organize information, and develop materials into a unified research paper, thesis or dissertation. 

Online Only: Must have computer skills and a personal computer


HERMENEUTICS
THE 204 

This course helps the student develop the ability, through study, to gain proper understanding of scripture. Various principles are treated as tools for biblical understanding. Biblical characteristics are examined which enhance scriptures.

INDEPENDENT 
& ONLINE COURSES (cont'd)

HISTORY OF PENTECOST
HIS 100

A short historical review from the Apostolic Age to Modern Era is investigated. Also, the History of Pentecostal Organization and the lives of Pentecostal stalwarts are examined.  


​INTRODUCTION TO PSYCHOLOGY
PSY 100

​This course lays the foundation for the study of psychoanalytical theory. It surveys the concepts and theories of psychological thought. 


CHRISTIAN ANTHROPOLOGY
THE 508

This course presents counseling from the Christian point of view. Special attention is given to techniques of interviewing and diagnosis of problems. Also a personal analysis of human behavior is explored.


COUNSELING SKILLS I: THE PROBLEM MANAGEMENT APPROACH
PSY 301

This course endeavors to expose the student to the broad array of counseling issues and topics encountered in the church. Special attention is given to “A Survey of Topics in Christian Counseling” emphasis is placed upon what the word of God teaches regarding various issues in addition to a social and/or psychological underpinning.

Two Saturday meetings in the month may be required. 
GRADUATE INDEPENDENT 
& ONLINE COURSES

OLD TESTAMENT 
(Graduate Level Only) 
BIB 501

A comprehensive research and study of the Pentateuch, Old Testament  Kings, Prophets, and the evolution of the Hebrew nation.  Purpose and to whom the writer addresses will be discussed.


NEW TESTAMENT 
(Graduate Level Only) 
BIB 502

A Comprehensive study of the synoptic gospels, New Covenant Church Era, Epistles and apocalyptic writings.  


FOUNDATIONS OF MINISTRY
(Graduate Level)
CED  500
           
An introduction to Christian Education for a new generation combining sound theological and theoretical foundations with practical ministry application.  It examines the roles and responsibilities of Christian Education along with legal and ethical issues.


BIBLICAL WORSHIP PRINCIPLES
(Graduate Level Only or Audit)
MIN 501
 
This course examines various forms and practices of praise and worship. It includes the roles which prayer and music have played historically and currently play in today’s churches. 


THEOLOGIES OF RELIGIOUS EDUCATION
(Graduate Level)
THE 502
 
This course explores the interactive relationships between religious education and different schools of theology. The impact theology plays in Religious education, theory and practice is analyzed as well as its capability to generate teaching procedures.
BACHELOR DEGREE COURSES
300 series course codes. Three (3) units each.

MASTERS DEGREE COURSES
400 Series course codes. Four (4) units each.

DOCTORATE DEGREE COURSES
600 Series course codes. Six (6) units each.
Additional independent courses are available 
with approval from the Dean of College.