Board /Authority Authorized (BAA) Courses
DISTRIBUTED LEARNING PROGRAM
All of the courses listed below have been authorized by the Anchor Academy Board for high school elective credit. British Columbia students are required to earn 28 or more elective credits (plus a minimum 52 non-elective course credits) in order to earn the BC Dogwood Diploma (high school graduation). The number in brackets following each course name indicates the credits allotted upon successful completion of the course.
CROSS CULTURAL MISSIONS 10 [4 credits]
This course is to allow students to learn about cultures other than their own from an approach integrating content material with the practical experience of living and working in a 3rd world community. Students will have opportunities outside the classroom to share in daily life experiences, to learn language, to travel and see how different racial and economic groups live, and to volunteer in helping the needy and the children.
FOUNDATIONS OF CHRISTIAN MINISTRY 10 [4 credits]
(Attention junior camp counsellors, Sunday School helpers etc.!) The Foundations of Christian Ministry course is designed to help students grow in the area of discipleship ministry and prepare them for future ministry opportunities. Students will explore Biblical keys to spiritual growth, basic components of spiritual maturity, basic teaching, and ministry skills needed for effective ministry. Students will participate in an apprenticeship opportunity under the mentorship of a Children's Ministry worker, applying the principles and developing the skills that have been taught.
NEW TESTAMENT SURVEY 10 [4 credits]
This course has been developed to support and encourage students to explore the richness and diversity of the New Testament. Students will gain a general knowledge of the content of the New Testament, and explore the culture, history, religions, and politics at the time of writing. Through the Gospels, historical, pastoral, prison, and apocalyptic books, the students will gain a broad understanding of the overall message and purpose of the New Testament. The various teaching strategies will encourage the development of critical thinking skills and provide a meaningful method for understanding the message and interacting with their peers.
OLD TESTAMENT SURVEY 10 [4 credits]
This course gives the students knowledge and understanding of the Old Testament. It prepares them to lead studies on their own of the Old Testament. Also, it enables them to discuss the intent and literary devices found throughout the different books and writing styles of the Old Testament. It looks in-depth at each book, who it was written by, and for what purpose.
DISCIPLESHIP 11 [4 credits]
Students enrolled in Discipleship 11 will learn valuable lessons on personal spiritual growth from a Bible-based faith perspective. Students will develop skills in biblical study, personal devotions, corporate worship, prayer, leadership, and personally sharing their faith. Students will also develop an understanding of religious diversity and how they can effectively live their expression of faith in society.
INTRO TO BIBLICAL WORLDVIEW THINKING 11 [4 credits]
“My people are destroyed for a lack of knowledge.” Hosea 4:6
This course has been developed to encourage students to develop a worldview congruent with the Bible. This course of study is designed to prepare students to resist the various deceitful philosophies that are being marketed through our mass culture. It does this by laying down the foundational principles of a biblical worldview, the crux upon which each of the ﬁve units is built. This course helps prepare students to overcome the major challenges facing youth today, to understand the times and know what to do. Ultimately, this course is uniquely designed to guide students into an encounter with biblical ideas.
NEW TESTAMENT CHURCH HISTORY 11 [4 credits]
This course gives students knowledge and understanding of the history of the church. It takes the student through the ages before Christ to the present day, ﬁrst looking at the prophecies and the purpose of the Jews. Then the students will study the creation of the church, its ups and downs, and its progress and persecutions. Finally, the student is brought to the present day by studying the different church movements and emphasis that have been prevalent.
ORIGINS SCIENCE 11 [4 credits]
This course looks at the origin of species from frameworks of both evolution and creation. It will give students the ability to critically analyze scientific theories. It provides an opportunity to study the latest information on the theory of evolution and will also expose the student to data that does not support evolution.
PHOTOGRAPHY 11 [4 credits]
A Photography 11 is designed, as an introductory class, to teach students to understand and use the controls and processes necessary to produce a correctly exposed digital photograph. Students will be able to use digital editing software such as Photoshop Elements to manipulate prints. Key areas of study include: artistic perception and connection, creative expression, historical context, aesthetic valuing, workplace technology, and career options.
GENESIS AND REVELATION 12 [4 credits]
This course gives students knowledge and understanding of the book of Genesis and the book of Revelation. The 2 students will be challenged to read the books with new insight. They will study closely the different time periods in Genesis and how that shaped who we are today. They will also look closely at the prophesies of the Revelation to see how they apply to us today as well as they point us forward to what will be.
LIFE OF CHRIST 12 [4 credits]
This course is designed to open the student to the life of the Saviour. It will cover the background of the Gospels and the world as it was in Christ's day. It will look at the Jews and their habits and characteristics. The course will cover all aspects of Christ's life, ministry, death and resurrection. This course will greatly increase the student's understanding of the gospels.
MISSIONS TRIP 12 [4 credits]
Students enrolled in Missions Trip 12 will learn invaluable lessons on reaching out to a culture other than their own. Students will develop skills in practical planning, mission preparation, teamwork, relationships, evangelistic outreach, communication and cultural awareness. Students will also learn the importance of sharing the hope of the Gospel of Christ and understanding cultural diversity. Finally, students will learn to help others in compassionate service and they will gain a deeper appreciation of living in a ﬁrst world country.
PHOTOGRAPHY 12 [4 credits]
Photography 12 is designed to go into much greater and deeper detail of the same principles of Photography 11. Moreover, the student will be able to use a digital camera set on fully manual controls. In this intermediate class, there is a stronger emphasis on photo manipulation and career opportunities using the digital camera.
Salmon Arm, BC
7201 Hurst Rd
Salmon Arm, BC
9am - 4pm Mon-Fri