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1. HEADING AND COURSE INFORMATION AZUSA PACIFIC UNIVERSITY Division of Religion and Philosophy Department of Biblical and Religious Studies Course Instruction Plan COURSE INFORMATION: UBBL 100 (SECTION #8) 5-DIGIT COURSE #11602 Th 12:50 – 3:50pm on Zoom UBBL 100 (SECTION #10) 5-DIGIT COURSE #11587 M 12:50 – 3:50pm on Zoom COURSE CREDIT DESCRIPTION Course: UBBL 100 Introduction to Biblical Literature: Exodus/Deuteronomy Format: 3 units Following the APU Credit Hour policy, to meet the identified student learning outcomes of this course, the expectations are that this 3 unit course, delivered over a 15 week term will approximate: 9 hours/week (approximate minimum) out of class student work, including (but not limited to) reading, research, and writing assignments. COVID-19 and Course Format: Our course will use a Remote-Hybrid model, in which we will have synchronous (live) meetings weekly alongside asynchronous activities and assignments. Most of the course content will come through reading, watching, and listening to materials posted on our Canvas site, as well as course readings. The synchronous meetings will provide opportunities to clarify the content and work together with the concepts and texts we are examining. There will also be graded, small group tasks most weeks. 2. CONTACT INFORMATION Instructor: Rev. Matt Thomas, Ph.D. Email: mathomas @ apu.edu Office Hours: By appointment only (Zoom or phone) Emergency Telephone: 909-450-4487
UBBL 100: Introduction to Biblical Literature: Exodus/Deuteronomy / Fall 2020 Page 2 of 28 Page 2 of 28 3. UNIVERSITY MISSION STATEMENT Azusa Pacific University is an evangelical Christian community of disciples and scholars who seek to advance the work of God in the world through academic excellence in liberal arts and professional programs of higher education that encourage students to develop a Christian perspective of truth and life. 4. DEPARTMENT MISSION STATEMENT The Department of Biblical and Religious Studies at Azusa Pacific University aims to equip undergraduate students by offering degree programs in Biblical and Religious Studies, supporting the General Education program with courses in Biblical Studies, and preparing undergraduate men and women for ministry, graduate programs, and various public and private sector vocations. Emphasis for Biblical Studies majors is placed upon training them in informed interpretation of the Christian Scriptures, and integrating their understanding of the Bible with their responses to God, neighbor, and self as well as to just responses to human need. Emphasis for Religious Studies majors is placed upon training them to be faithful, well-informed, and culturally sensitive participants in intercultural and interreligious dialogue and to engage the world from a place of committed Christian faith, awareness, and praxis.

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