All classes in this category are only offered on the Guam campus and include online components.


Available courses

CFOR 101 Spiritual Formation (Sp '18)

"This course considers the dynamics of Christian growth. Students discuss and practice various aspects of discipleship and the formative spiritual disciplines such as prayer, Bible study, and accountability." (PIU catalog 2017-2018) Course available: Tuesday, January 16, to Thursday, May 3, 2018
  • Teacher: Hartmut Scherer

COMM 101 Basic Public Speaking (Sp '18)

"Beginning with simple public speaking tasks to build confidence, students progress to persuasive speaking and debate. The evaluation of speeches given by others is studied in class and beyond." (PIU catalog 2017-2018) Course available: Wednesday, January 17, to Friday, May 4, 2018.
  • Teacher: Jessie Carlson

ENGL 085R English Reading 2 (Sp '18)

"This class focuses on further developing the skills necessary to read college textbooks."  (PIU catalog 2017-2018)Course available: Monday, January 15, to May 5, 2018.
  • Teacher: Denise Gregson

ENGL 101 Freshman English 1 (Sp '18)

"This course is a basic English reading and composition course and will focus on the academic English skills needed for pursuing a college education. Emphasis on reading comprehension of various kinds of texts, grammatical structures in standard written English. Students will learn to use inferential and critical study skills for a foundation necessary in college reading and writing. Students will practice skills such as identifying the main points and supporting arguments in a variety of nonfiction texts, structuring their own writing logically and clearly into critical book reviews. Students will also be responsible for vocabulary acquisition and improving reading skills. Students will learn to use basic computer processing and presentation software necessary for college learning. Prereq…
  • Teacher: Alex Tavarez

ENGL 210 Christian Literature (Sp '18)

"This reading and writing intensive course introduces a variety of literature with Christian themes. Students learn about literary forms, terms, and techniques. Extensive writing in response to literature is also expected of course participants. Prerequisite: ENGL 102." (PIU catalog 2017-2018) Course available: Tuesday, January 16, to Friday, May 4, 2018
  • Teacher: Paul Drake

ENGL 304 Discover Your Language (Sp '18)

"Following on from Introduction to Linguistics, this course provides students with tools and practice to do basic grammatical analysis. This will include work to discover the grammar of his/her language. Prerequisite or co-requisite: ENGL 301" (PIU catalog 2017-2018) Course available: Monday, January 15, to Saturday, May 5, 2018.
  • Teacher: Peter Knapp

HIST 201 World Civilizations (Sp '18)

"The course will provide a general understanding of the chief characteristics of human history as exemplified by the traditional cultures of Africa, the Middle East, China, Japan, India, Central Asia, the Americas and Europe. Emphasis will be placed on the institutions, values, and interrelationships among people across the globe, and the achievements and contributions of individual civilizations to human history." (PIU catalog 2017-2018) Course available: Monday, January 15, to May 5, 2018.
  • Teacher: Gary Houde

PHIL/THEO 403 World Religions (Sp '18)

"Introduction to the study of religion with specific attention to major world and traditional or animistic religions, as well as the development of a Christian approach to their adherents." (PIU catalog 2017-2018) Course available: Monday, January 15, to Saturday, May 5, 2018.
  • Teacher: Peter Knapp

STDY 101 Research and Study Skills (Sp '18)

"This course is designed to develop the academic skills of college students. Emphasis is placed on learning organized study techniques, comprehension of reading materials, note-taking procedures, and examination skills. Students are also introduced to the library and learn basic research skills including the use of the Internet."  (PIU catalog 2017-2018) Course available: Monday, January 15 to Friday, May 4, 2018
  • Teacher: Paul Drake

THEO 200 - Intro to Christian Doctrine (Sp '18)

Add course description from PIU catalog here (PIU catalog 2017-2018) Course available: Monday, January 15, to May 5, 2018.
  • Teacher: Gary Houde

THEO 501 Theological Research Methods (Sp '18)

"A course designed to enable the student to conduct meaningful theological research and to report the findings in a clear written format. Exegetical, survey, historical, and descriptive methods will be examined. The form and structure of critiques, research papers, book reviews, journal articles, research proposals, and theses will be studied. Course assignments allow the student to apply the principles and methods learned, receiving constructive evaluation throughout the process."  (PIU 2017-2018 Catalog p.108)Course available: Monday, January 15, to Saturday, May 5, 2018.
  • Teacher: Paul Drake