Each online course is easily transferable (particularly among Christian colleges). If you choose to enroll at Gordon, all of these options fulfill Core Curriculum requirements, giving you a jump on credits before you enroll.
Spring 2024 schedule: January 10–May 8
All courses meet online asynchronously.
HIS 121 Historical Perspectives (Christianity and Western Civilization)
Instructor: Prof. Beverly Armstrong
Examines culture-building, development and change, and interaction of diverse peoples across a broad swath of history. Explores Christianity from its Middle Eastern roots through Renaissance/Reformation to global cultures of the contemporary world in political, technological, social and cultural contexts. Investigates Christian traditions, missionary endeavors, reform movements and relationships between adherents of different world religions. Introduces critical evaluation of historical evidence. Does not count toward a history major.
LAT 102 Beginning Latin II
Instructor: Prof. Ian Drummond
Introduction to classical Latin language and aspects of Roman culture and history. Covers fundamentals of grammar, morphology and syntax, along with readings from Latin prose literature (e.g., Caesar, Sallust, Cicero and Livy). Emphasis on developing facility in reading Latin texts including reading aloud. Prerequisite: LAT101.
PHI 118 The Examined Life (Intro to Philosophy)
Instructor: Dr. Mark Gedney
Introduces students to important historical and thematic issues about what it means to be human: Who are we? What is our place in the cosmos and how do we relate to the natural world around us? What does it mean to find an object or work of art beautiful? What does it mean to live well as opposed to just living? What is the best way to live well together as a society of persons? How can we know what is true? And how, given that we are made in God’s image, are we to understand our relationship to God?