Elective Information

Our elective courses are a great way to expand your study of God's word. Since you don't have to already offer our 3-year course, many of our schools choose to start with elective courses. Faith Bible Institute electives cover exciting subjects such as:

  • The Doctrine of Angels
  • Creation Vs. Evolution
  • Bible Prophecy
  • Biblical Leadership
  • Personal Evangelism
  • Biblical Worldview
  • The Case for the Resurrection of Christ

Information on all of our electives, including how to sign up and sample brochures can be downloaded here.

Elective Courses

SCIE 201 - Scientific & Biblical Creationism [2 credit hours] Filmed 2012

Answers your questions about the Creation/Evolution Debate, the dinosaurs, the Flood, the age of the Earth, the fossil record, the gap theory, the canopy theory and the origin of man. Learn why Christians cannot accept Theistic Evolution and the dark and sinister secrets of Evolution’s deadly past.

SCIE 221 - Scientific Creationism II [2 credit hours] Filmed 2020

Unraveling the Origins Controversy Course provides a thorough overview of the creation/evolution controversy. Dr. DeWitt exposes the underlying assumptions and evidence on both sides of this contentious debate from a consistent Biblical perspective. Using both scientific evidence and Scripture, he presents a compelling case for a creation perspective.

THEO 223 - Doctrine of Prophecy [2 credit hours] Filmed 1998

A systematic study of the Rapture, the Tribulation, the Antichrist, the One World Government and the Church, the Second Coming, the Millennium, Armageddon and more! Examines the debate concerning the Pre, Mid, and Post-Tribulational Rapture views.

THEO 233 - Doctrine of Angels [1 credit hour] Filmed 2012

An exciting study of Angels, their nature, origin, ministry, appearance and rank. Learn of the archangels, seraphim, cherubim, and other types of angels. Discover the truths and the common errors concerning the ministry of angels in the past and the present. Includes a study of Satan’s fallen angels. Learn the origin, types and future of fallen angels. Learn what the creatures can and cannot do and discover the secrets of victory in spiritual warfare.

EVAN 201 - Personal Evangelism [1 credit hour] Filmed 2000

A beginner's course on How to Lead a Soul to Christ. Students will learn, practice, and then go out and share their faith with unbelievers. The emphasis of this course is on doing rather than theory and classroom knowledge.

BUSI 201 - Biblical Leadership [1 Credit hour] Filmed 2013

This 5 session course is a thorough Biblical and practical course that will help you to learn to lead others at church, at home and at work. You will learn the purpose, importance, the meaning, the qualifications, the influence and the dangers of leadership, as well as how to develop as a leader and how to pass on your leadership to others. This course is designed to be offered as a weekend seminar but can be offered on a weekly basis.

Philosophy 221: Biblical Worldview I [1 credit hour] Filmed 2018

A Definition & Defense of a Biblical Worldview.
An essential and foundational study of the nature and necessity of a Biblical Worldview, including a solid apologetic for the trustworthiness of a Scriptural view of our existence, purpose, & morality. This study will equip students to develop, defend and base life decisions upon a consistent worldview based upon the absolute truth of the revelation of God in Scripture.

Philosophy 222: Biblical Worldview II [2 credit hours] Filmed 2020

Analyzing and Applying a Biblical Worldview.
This study will further equip students to develop, defend, and base life decisions upon Scripture. Building upon and expanding the foundation laid in Biblical Worldview 1, students will be led to think about controversial matters, ethical theory and application regarding such topics as human dignity, abortion, euthanasia, and issues surrounding current concerns over the meaning of love, sexuality, marriage, and family.
[Biblical Worldview 1 is recommended but not required]
* Note: This is an adult level course that includes a proper Biblical perspective on abortion, sexuality, homosexuality and trans-sexuality including detailed references to human anatomy and is intended for a mature audience.

Philosophy 350: The Case for the Resurrection of Jesus [2 credit hour] Filmed 2021

Christianity is not just a matter of believing in God or even Jesus, but believing very specific claims about Jesus: that He died “for our sins” by crucifixion in the first century A.D., but did not remain dead. The resurrection of Jesus is central to Christian apologetics and evangelism. This course is designed to offer philosophical and historical evidence for believing and defending the resurrection of Jesus so that students will have resources for being grounded in and effectively communicating their faith.

Elective Costs

Elective Single
(Total Cost)
Family Members
(Total Cost)
The Doctrine of Angels $40 $30
Scientific & Biblical Creation $60 $40
Scientific Creationism II $75 $50
Personal Evangelism $40 $30
The Doctrine of Bible Prophecy $50 $35
Biblical Leadership $40 $30
Biblical Worldview 1 $50 $40
Biblical Worldview 2 $60 $60
The Case for the Resurrection of Jesus $60 $60

Elective Class lengths

Elective # of
Length of
The Doctrine of Angels 8 36 min.
Scientific & Biblical Creation 16 36 min.
Scientific Creationism II 12 55 min.
Personal Evangelism 6 50 min.
The Doctrine of Bible Prophecy 12 50 min.
Biblical Leadership
*5 Classes Total
40 min.
1 hr.
Biblical Worldview 1 9 55 min.
Biblical Worldview 2 20 40 min.
The Case for the Resurrection of Jesus 12 55 min.