Academic Program Proposal

Academic Program Proposal

Date
Proposal
Activated
Institution
and
Proposal
Degree
Awarded
Academic
Program
Name
Objections
Received
Decision
Deadline
MHEC Final
Action
Final
Decision
Date
11/2/2015Reid Temple Bible College
Proposal
Stage One Application4/30/2016Recommended4/21/2016
Stage One Application Program Description
Reid Temple AME Church is a growing community of faith with two campuses in Glenn Dale and Silver Spring, Maryland, and a combined membership of well over 10,000 persons.&nbsp; The church hosts over 80 innovative ministries designed to combat or provide comfort from the many challenging personal issues facing God&#39;s people. They include our men&#39;s, women&#39;s, singles, seniors, youth, marriage enrichment, HIV, AIDS, wellness, anger management counseling, financial empowerment, prayer, prison, street witnessing, sports, fine arts, liturgical dance, Christian education, tutorial services, and college outreach ministries.&nbsp; The student population for Reid Temple Bible College (RTBC) includes members of Reid Temple AME, and persons in surrounding communities.&nbsp; The immediate surrounding community is Glenn Dale, is an unincorporated and census designated place (CDP) in Prince George&#39;s County Maryland.&nbsp; Public education in Glenn Dale comprises of one Elementary School, one Middle School, and one High School.&nbsp; Private Education in Glenn Dale consists of one Middle School, and one PreK-8 school, i.e., Reid Temple Christian Academy. <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Glmm">http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Glmm</a>&nbsp;Dale, Maryland. To date, no colleges exist in Glenn Dale to serve the 30% of the CDP population with no postsecondary experience.&nbsp; Below is a brief program description of the programs being proposed:Lower Division Certificate (L.D.C.) in General Studies:&nbsp; is an attractive course of study because it gives students a certificate that they can use as a qualification for some employment opportunities or as a basis for pursuing an Associates of Arts or Bachelor&#39;s degree. This concentration of Bible and Theology courses prepares students for successful Christian living and for effective service in their local churches and in the community.&nbsp; The One-year General Studies Certificate program is ideal if you do not know yet where the Lord is leading you or you plan to transfer to another college or university for further training. This program will prepare you for life and for service for Christ no matter what you do.Lower Division Certificate (L.D.C.) in Biblical Studies:&nbsp; is an attractive course of study because it gives students a certificate that they can use as a qualification for some employment opportunities or as a basis for pursuing an Associates of Arts or Bachelor&#39;s degree. This concentration of Bible, Theology, and Practical Life courses prepares students for successful Christian living and for effective service in their local churches and in the community.&nbsp; The One-year Biblical Studies Certificate program is ideal if you do not know yet where the Lord is leading you or you plan to transfer to another college or university for further training. This program will prepare you for life and for service for Christ no matter what you do.Lower Division Certificate (L.D.C.) in Ministry Studies:&nbsp; is an attractive course of study because it gives students a certificate that they can use as a qualification for some employment opportunities or as a basis for pursuing an Associates of Arts or Bachelor&#39;s degree. This concentration of Bible, Theology and Practical Life courses prepares students for successful Christian living and for effective service in their local churches and in the community.&nbsp; The One-year Ministry Studies Certificate program is ideal if you do not know yet where the Lord is leading you or you plan to transfer to another college or university for further training. This program will prepare you for life and for service for Christ no matter what you do.Associate of Arts (A.A.) in Biblical Studies:&nbsp; is an attractive course of study because it gives students an Associate of Arts degree they can use as a qualification for some employment opportunities or as a basis for pursuing a Bachelor&#39;s degree at another college.&nbsp; This concentration of Bible, Theology, and Practical Life courses prepares students for successful Christian living and for effective service in their local churches