Current Students

We are glad you are here! You and your fellow students are the reason CUBM exists. Our faculty and staff members have accepted the important mission of helping prepare you to serve the kingdom of Christ.

Many of you had your initial contact with CUBM through the internet and you can still find important information about the college online. Whether you are interested in activities, upcoming events or a schedule of classes, there are plenty of resources available to you on the CUBM Website.

New students are required to take refresher lessons in writing, time management and other courses to help with their transition into college. Returning students are encouraged to attend these classes again. Contact the office at 412-247-9010 for more information.

SPRING 2015 Semester Schedule

January 7 – May 2

All courses listed are three (3) credits unless otherwise noted.

Spring Booklist to come

Core Classes

BIB 113: Biblical Introduction II                                                  
Inter-testament Period through Apostolic Age – The political, social, and religious background and setting of the New Testament; the Gospels as witness to Jesus Christ; and the devolvement of Christianity in the first century.

Wednesday 6:00 – 9:00 PM

COM 101: Principles of Communication
Interpersonal, group, and formal public communication. Emphasis on the development of effective oral communication in various settings.

Tuesday 6:00 – 9:00 PM

ENG 102: Academic Writing and the Research Process
The course is intended to serve students who seek to improve the knowledge, skills and strategies to find and critically evaluate information. Students then organize the results of their research and communicate them in writing.

Prerequisite: ENG 101 or equivalent.

Tuesday 6:00 – 9:00 PM

SCS 105: Environmental Science
Introduction to physical and biological principles pertaining to environmental issues, in addition an examination of the impact of human activities on the environment.

Thursday 6:00 – 9:00 PM

SOC 200: Introduction to Sociology
An introduction to the science of sociology, including a discussion of sociological theory and method, culture and personality, human ecology and population, and social organization and disorganization. Social institution and processes are analyzed and related to current national and world problems.

Saturday 9:00 AM - Noon

Ministry Classes

BIB 200: How to Read and Study the Bible
This course provides an overview of the principles of interpretation from a redemptive historical perspective.

Monday 6:00 - 9:00 PM

BIB 304: Psalms
An in-depth study of the book of Psalms, including how it relates to the ministry of Jesus, the New Testament and the life of the modern church.

Saturday 9:30 AM – Noon

BIB 350: History of the Christian Church
Dominant motifs of Biblical literature, emphasizing Biblical texts, with some review of theological literature and methods.

Wednesday 6:00 – 9:30 PM

GRK 101: Elementary Hellenistic Greek I
The purpose of this course is to enable students to begin reading and translating New Testament on their own.

Thursday 6:00 – 9:00 PM

MIN 216: Practical Preaching
A study of biblical interpretation and the skills necessary to communicate God’s word in the post-modern world.

Friday 6:00 – 9:00 PM

Please note: Classes with fewer than four students may be cancelled.