2022 Graduate Course Offerings

Summer Institute provides busy professionals, K-12 teachers, and university professors the opportunity to complete graduate level courses to qualify for discipline-area instruction.

For Academic questions about Summer Institute Contact Zach Stevens, admissions department: 855-628-4723.
enroll@ohiochristian.edu

Courses for Teachers and Professors:

  • 6-week, 3 credit hour courses
  • Graduate-level classes
  • $330 per credit hour
  • Starting June 1, 2022

Communications:

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    Ethical theories and issues related to mass media and other forms of communication, including application of ethical theory to communication in politics, journalism, public relations, advertising, and the internet, and an examination of how language influences decisions across the media.
     
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    Theories, roles, and functions of communication in personal relationships and small group contexts, including social meaning, relationship maintenance, conflict management, leadership, and successful group interactions.
     

English:

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    Contemporary themes and debates in rhetorical theory with an introduction to rhetoric as an academic discipline. The course facilitates professional development of educational professionals and helps direct students to more focused studies in the field.
     
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    Concepts and practices of literary and cultural theory with a survey of Western literary theory and criticism, and emphasis on the most prominent theorists, texts, and ideas. Students will read primary theoretical texts with attention to historical and cultural contexts.
     

Mathematics:

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    Basic concepts of probability, including sample spaces, computation rules, discrete and continuous probability distributions, random variables, multivariate distributions, and the Central Limit Theorem. Students are expected to be familiar with single-variable differential and integral calculus.
     
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    Algebraic concepts, curricula, and current pedagogical standards of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics and the Ohio Council of Teachers of Mathematics.
     

Special Topic, 1/2 - 2 Credit Hour Courses

  • Class schedules vary per course
  • Available to all
  • $187 per credit hour
  • CEUs only $5
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    Poverty: Building Relationships & Learning Together | May 31 | 9am-12pm | @ Pickaway County ESC*1/2 Credit
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    Google Classroom | June 1 | 9 am – 3 pm | @ Circleville Middle School1 Credit
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    Dyslexia: What do I need to know? | June 1 | 9 am – 12 pm | @ OCU1/2 Credit
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    The Science of Reading Part Parts 1 & 2 | June 7 | 9 am – 4 pm | @ OCU1 Credit
  • Part 1:  The Gift of Phonics & Phonological Awareness | Part 2: The Gift of Vocabulary & Comprehension
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    Social Emotional Learning & Interventions | June 7 | 9 am – 12 pm | @ OCU1/2 Credit
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    Orton Gillingham Training | June 6-10 | 8:30 am – 4 pm | @ Pickaway County ESC*2 Credits

Note: *Additional course fee and materials $250 to Pickaway County ESC-1

Master of Education Degree Program*

Ohio Christian University invites you to join our next cohort — Starts July 13, 2022! 3 credit hours | Graduate-level | $338 per credit hour. Requires application and acceptance into the program

2022 Undergraduate Course Offerings

The Summer Institute provides onsite and online undergraduate as well as Trailblazer/Dual-Enrollment students the opportunity to complete 8-week courses over the summer at a reduced per-credit rate.

For Academic questions about Summer Institute Undergraduate Courses Contact Dr. Jon Tomlinson, Dean of Business & Online Learning: 855-628-4723.
jtomlinson@ohiochristian.edu

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    The double-entry system of bookkeeping and the basic accounting cycle, including communicating financial information according to generally accepted accounting principles.
    Prerequisite: MAT1250 or higher
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    Observational basics of movements in the sky, the history of modern astronomy, the solar system, the Sun, other stars, the Milky Way, other galaxies, the Universe, and cosmogony. Required telescope viewing events will be weather-dependent.
    Corequisite: AST2011
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    A general survey of the New Testament with emphasis on the historical background of the New Testament, the beginning of Christianity, and the development of the apostolic church.
     
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    Theoretical and practical problems of ethical behavior and decision-making in the workplace, and development of a biblically based framework for moral and ethical issues.
     
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    Principles of speech composition, outlining, and delivery, including preparing and presenting speeches to introduce, inform, and persuade.
     
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    An introductory survey of literature, including fiction, poetry, and drama. Development of the student’s ability to read critically and analytically and write in response to the literature.
     
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    General history of the state of Ohio.
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    Mathematical thinking encountered in college courses, careers, and everyday life. Quantitative reasoning skills needed to understand problem solving, money management, and growth models.
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    The roles of managers in creating and modifying organizations to fulfill the organizational mission, including analysis of interaction in an organization, and the goals, priorities, and strategies of employees.
     
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    Introduction to the institutions and processes of American government (the Constitution, Congress, Presidency, Courts, etc.) within a Biblical worldview.
     
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    An introduction to Christian worldview that engages with the plurality of worldviews in modern culture. Examines classic Christianity and its expression in the Wesleyan-Arminian tradition and explores how the Christian worldview relates to other religious and nonreligious worldviews.
     
THESE COURSES ARE PROVIDED BY OCU PARTNERS:
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    IST2001 Operating Systems Technician (Mile2, 5 weeks)3 Credits
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    Pre-calculus algebra, including equations and inequalities, functions and graphs, polynomial and rational functions, exponential and logarithmic functions, conic sections, sequences, series, and probability.
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    PHS2010 Physical Sciences & Lab4 Credits
Please Note:
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    A course will be cancelled if the minimum enrollment requirement of 3 students is not met.
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    Students are responsible for the cost of the course. Financial aid is not available for Summer Institute courses.
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    Technology fee ($15) and book fee ($10 per credit) additional.
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    There is no break for July 4th during Summer Institute classes.

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