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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

Institute of Leadership and Ministry, Inc. | Evaluated Learning Experience

GS-030 History of Western Civilization from a biblical perspective / Historia de la Civilización de Occidente desde la perspectiva de la Biblia

Course Category: 

50 hours (5 weeks) .

Various; distance learning format

September 2021 - Present. 

Instructional delivery format: 
Online/distance learning
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: Familiarize with cultures, ancient times and how that knowledge helps to understand their formation and Christian faith; Talk about the contribution of these civilizations to our life and theology; Guide future students to the knowledge of the history included in this course and understand the importance of knowing the roots of the 21st-century world, knowing the world of western civilizations; Help students integrate into life their understanding of the Biblical doctrines studied in the course;  Compare ancient civilizations with the civilization represented by the Latino / Hispanics; Guide students in the development of the aspects of practical theology that serve to develop a ministry effective in the church and the world.


Instruction is offered completely online or in synchronous format through the use of study guides, required and supplemental readings, quizzes, homework, lab-required interaction with the instructor, and/or final exams. The course assesses students’ end-of-course knowledge and skills in an online format. Major topics taught in this course include the most representative aspects of Western culture, making an analysis of its origins. The study will lead the student on a scenic journey through the critical analysis of great works of literature, philosophical, artistic, and religious. It will end with an analysis of how the Bible focuses on the cultural trends of the Western world.

Credit recommendation: 

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours in Introduction to Church History, Introduction to Western Christianity, or Christianity I (9/21).