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Non-Degree Seeking Students Welcome!

At Heartland Christian College, we understand that God, in His wisdom, has us all in different seasons. If you don’t sense God calling you to complete the associate degree or certificate at this time but would like to take one or several of our classes, we welcome you to join us! Each semester we endeavor to offer theologically rich, challenging courses available Monday evenings, as well as during the morning and afternoon.

Taking our classes will enable you to:

  • Grow in your knowledge and understanding of God’s Word
  • Apply foundational biblical teaching in future decisions and develop one’s capacity to think clearly and critically according to the Bible
  • Explain one’s convictions regarding their faith in Christ, in inerrancy of His Word, and living with a biblical worldview


Many times our non-degree seeking students bring a fresh, real-world perspective to our classroom discussions that our professors appreciate. Also, you might be thinking God is calling you to complete a degree or certificate but are not certain. Taking one or several of our classes would only contribute to that very important decision.


The admissions process for non-degree seeking students is an adaptation of the normal admissions process. Such students submit an Application for Admission form, available from Admissions. These applicants are not required to have a high school completion or equivalent; however, academic progress of these students is monitored in an attempt to help all students receive the most from their courses.

Non-degree seeking students are accepted on a first-come, first-serve basis, however degree-seeking students have priority in class enrollment.

This semester we are currently offering the following courses:

  • Monday Night (Block 1 & 2) 6:00-9:00pm… Disciplines of Life, Intro. to Christian Ministry

Disciplines of Life. An overview of the most recognized disciplines of the Christian life, including prayer and Bible study. Special emphasis is placed on practicing the virtues demonstrated by Jesus.

Intro. to Christian Ministry. This course includes elements of theory and practice related to various aspects of Christian ministry. It deals with issues such as one’s call and gifting, leadership principles, pastoral care, and basic homiletics.

  • Mon./Wed. 8:10-10:50am… College Composition, Ephesians

College Composition. An introductory study in critical reading and writing. Emphasis is placed on rhetoric and on the writing process of planning, drafting, and revising.

Ephesians. An introductory study of the local church in God’s plan, the structure and order of the New Testament church and the ministries of the local church and their functions.

  • Tues./Thurs. 8:10-10:50am… Old Testament Studies I, Bible Doctrines

Old Testament Studies I. A survey of the Pentateuch and the Historical books of the Old Testament. This survey includes an overview of geography, historic and thematic elements, and the central message of each book.

Bible Doctrines. This course includes an overview of the concept and application of Bible Doctrine as a discipline. Also included is a survey of biblical teaching regarding the core doctrines of the conservative evangelical Christian faith.

  • Fri. 9am… Servanthood I & III
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