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Course Syllabus APOL 500 Introduction to Apologetics Course Description This course surveys the approaches, questions, and methodologies of Christian Apologetics. The student will be exposed to the major worldviews and belief systems that they will encounter in today’s culture. Upon completion, the student will have a basic understanding of world religions, as well as the knowledge to effectively communicate the gospel with people of other faiths. Rationale Scripture tells us, “But sanctify the Lord God in your hearts, and always be ready to give a defense to everyone who asks you a reason for the hope that is in you, with meekness and fear” 1 Peter 3:15 (NKJV). Through this course, you will be equipped with different…show more content…
The student will have 30 minutes to complete the quiz. F. Exams (2) There are two exams in this course: a midterm and a final. The midterm will cover material from Modules 1–4 and the final will cover material from Modules 5–8. Both exams are closed-book/closed-notes and must be completed 1 hour and 30 minutes of uninterrupted time. VI. Course Grading and Policies A. Point Scale Group Discussion Board forums (2 at 50 ea) 100 Apologetic Method Analysis 150 Worldview/ Religion Analysis 250 Quizzes (2 at 50 each) 100 Midterm Exam (Modules 1–4) 200 Final Exam (Modules 5–8) 200 Total 1000 B. Scale A = 960–1000 A- = 940–959 B+ = 920–939 B = 890–919 B- = 870–889 C+ = 850–869 C = 820–849 C- = 800–819 D+ = 780–799 D = 750–779 D- = 730–749 F = 729 and below C. Assignment Policy Each assignment should be completed by the end of the module in which it is assigned. All late work will be assessed a deduction of 5% per day of the assignment’s point value. Late work may not be penalized at the instructor’s discretion in the event of a military deployment, medical emergency, death in the family, or other extenuating circumstances. D. Style Guidelines All assignments for this course are to be formatted in accordance with the latest edition of the Turabian style manual (A Manual for Writers of Research Papers, Theses, and Dissertations). Discussion assignments and essay examinations may use the parenthetical
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