Individual Courses

Maybe you need a course to qualify for a degree program? Or maybe you're wanting to add some skills. Either way, Bethel offers many courses that are a great option to meet your need.

Take a look at the current course offerings below. Once you're ready, you can register online.

If you have any questions, please contact us.

Charactrstcs of Mild-Mod Disab — SPED700

6/3/15 - 7/8/15 | Wednesdays from 5-9 pm | 2PT
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    Overview and introduction to the mild-moderate range of 5 disability categories represented under Academic Behavior Strategist (ABS) including Learning Disabilities (LD), Emotional and Behavior Disorders (EBD), Other Health Disabilities (OHD), Developmental Disabilities (DD), and Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD). Definitions, eligibility criteria, characteristics, and contemporary issues of each will be studied. Students who are adding an ABS license, and already have a SPED license, will set up a lesson plan with the Program Director prior to the start of class which covers the course content related to the other disability areas. Prerequisite: Program Director permission.

    2 credits

Data and Decision Making — BUSN605

7/7/15 - 8/11/15 | Tuesdays | Main Campus - online course
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    Explores research principles relevant in the business setting. Evaluation of research reports and data with a focus on quantitative data used for decision making. Application of appropriate strategies and tools to make and explain ethical and effective business decisions.

    3 credits

Expressive Therapies — PSYC613

6/3/15 - 7/8/15 | Wednesdays from 5-9:30 pm | Main Campus
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    In-depth description of expressive therapy theories, research, and practice. Learners will gain an understanding of the neurobiological basis of art therapy and other expressive therapies. Exploration of the benefits of using drawings and other art forms with children and adolescents. Focus is on various interactive learning experiences and art techniques with discussion of applications to various settings and populations.

    3 credits

Ldr Formation & Talent Mgmt — LEAD651

7/7/15 - 8/11/15 | Tuesdays | Main Campus
7/9/15 - 8/13/15 | Thursdays from 6-10 pm | 2PT
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    Global thought leadership, current theory, and best practice implementation on building leadership cultures and coaching emerging leaders. Understanding structures and systems that foster talent development, employee engagement, retention, and effective succession planning. Introduction to research, best practices, and formal processes to address leadership competency gaps through individual development planning.

    3 credits

Lifespan Development — PSYC671

7/21/15 - 8/6/15 | Thursdays from 5-9:30 pm | Main Campus
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    Study of the development of individuals from conception through late adulthood. Emphasis is on the familial, cultural, and societal contexts of development as a framework for the understanding of individual development. Areas of development explored are: physical and physiological changes, intellectual functioning, personality development, normative and non-normative transitions, social relations, family development, vocational development, retirement, and death. Focus is on individual differences (taking into account such factors as gender, culture, and class), issues of continuity-discontinuity throughout life, the nature and assumptions of developmental theory, and the importance of developmental factors in counseling.

    3 credits

Managing Conflict Through Dial — SLDR650

6/4/15 - 7/9/15 | Thursdays from 6-7:59 pm | 2PT
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    Transitioning from “dealing with incidents” to leading teams that learn from conflict. Developing personal and professional boundaries when dealing with complex organizational environments. Thinking productively about conflict from organizational, developmental, and spiritual standpoints.

    3 credits

Managing Projects & Qual Initi — SLDR615

7/7/15 - 8/11/15 | Tuesdays | Main Campus
7/7/15 - 8/11/15 | Tuesdays | Main Campus
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    Introduction to project management theory, issues, and skills associated with project management. Analyze connections between behavior, knowledge, and processes that influence the success of projects in organizations. Assess projects, management, and tools for management based on best practice.

    3 credits

Orgnl Diagnostics and Health — LEAD641

6/4/15 - 7/9/15 | Thursdays from 6-7:59 pm | 2PT
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    Examination of theory and research surrounding organizational structures and behavior. Assessment of organizational health at multiple levels in light of relevant research, theory, and organizational relationships and patterns. Sustainment or improvement of organizational health through leadership techniques that enhance organizational effectiveness and empower individuals.

    3 credits

Private Practice Entrepreneurs — PSYC670

7/6/15 - 7/22/15 | Wednesdays from 5-9:30 pm | Main Campus
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    Exploration of clinical, ethical, financial, legal, and business aspects of owning a private practice, including development of business plan that fits with students’ values and vision.

    3 credits

Topics in Leadership Studies — SLDR605

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    Course is offered as an elective, and covers a variety of emerging, transitional, and/or exploratory leadership topics.

    3 credits

Additional Information

  • All course offerings are subject to change and courses may be canceled due to low enrollment.
  • Financial aid is available to students who are part of a degree program.
  • Transcripts are required for graduate-level courses.