Evangelism and Missions is a culmination of all the Bible courses a student has taken at Maryville Christian School. Theology, ethics, and apologetics will be incorporated as students develop a personal philosophy of missions and evangelism. Students will be challenged to share their faith and respond to God’s call for them to be actively involved in the spread of the gospel locally and globally. The senior mission trip is typically an international trip and is a capstone event for this course and their academic career at MCS.
English 12 takes a brief look at British literary history from Old English to contemporary times in order to gain an appreciation for its influence on the body of English language literature and how it impacts English language and Western thought. A multi-genre research project that stems from a year-long involvement with a community service or religious service organization will include a body of writings spanning several writing styles. There is a study of college entrance essays using the 7 traits of writing philosophy. Students will produce an essay appropriate for the colleges to which they are applying.
Dual Enrollment Honors English 109 is a year-long class involving the college writing process, descriptive writing, compare and contrast rhetorical analysis, and reflective writing. This is a composition based course. A multi-genre research project that stems from a year-long involvement with a community service or religious service organization will include a body of writings spanning several writing styles. Dual Enrollment is taught on the MCS campus through Bryan College.
Dual Enrollment English 110 College Writing has been designed so that each of the five projects focuses on research, critical thinking, and persuasive composition. The year-long course prepares students for future composition requirements at Bryan College, in ministry, and in the workplace. During this semester, students will complete academic research, complete numerous persuasive forms of composition, encounter essays written by renowned scholars and theologians about theistic worldview issues, and improve their reading, writing, and critical thinking. Dual Enrollment is taught on the MCS campus through Bryan College.
Government (one semester) includes the foundations of the American system of government including congress and the presidency, political parties, the federal courts and state and local government.
Economics (one semester) is an introductory course that covers the fundamentals of microeconomics, macroeconomics, and foreign trade from a Christian perspective and with Christian applications.
Honors Pre-Calculus takes in many topics including graphing polynomial and rational functions as well as trigonometric functions, vectors and polar functions, conic sections and logarithmic functions.
Honors Calculus is an applications approach to the derivative and the definite integral, exponential and logarithmic functions, trigonometric functions and differential equations.
Finite Math is a full-year college preparatory course, is designed to help students increase their math ACT score, and will help college-bound students maintain and continue to develop their college level math skills. The course strengthens the student's mathematical abilities while introducing students to advanced topics such as logic, set theory and probability, and statistics.
Statistics develops quantitative and computational skills necessary in the collection, organization, and interpretation of data. Topics include techniques in sampling and data organization, measures of central tendency and dispersion, an introduction to correlation and linear regression, elementary probability, confidence intervals and an introduction to hypothesis testing.
Dual Enrollment Statistics is an introduction to the subjects of probability and statistics. Topics include collection and presentation of data, computation and use of averages, measurements of dispersion, introduction to statistical interference, hypothesis testing, regression, correlation, and chi-square tests.
Physics covers the study of kinematics, fluids, thermodynamics, harmonic motion, electromagnetism, and optics. The emphasis is on classical physics in the realms of mechanics and electromagnetism.
Honors Physics challenges students by the pace and depth of the material and has a research component. It covers the study of kinematics, fluids, thermodynamics, harmonic motion, electromagnetism, and optics. The emphasis is on classical physics in the realms of mechanics and electromagnetism. Honors physics students must have completed Algebra 2.
Aerospace Engineering propels students' learning in the fundamentals of atmospheric and space flight as we study the history and development of flight. As they explore the physics of flight, students bring the concepts to life by designing an airfoil, propulsion system, rockets, and other applications.
Honors Aerospace Engineering includes a research component and greater in-depth analysis. Students must have completed Algebra 2.
Honors Anatomy and Physiology is the study of the structures and functions of the parts of the human body beginning with the smallest components of the body, the cell, and organ systems. Each organ system is studied and laboratory exercises are used to help students better understand how parts of the body are organized and how they operate. By studying the human body in depth, students are able to see firsthand how "fearfully and wonderfully" we have been created.
Ecology is a study of how God's creation interacts and depends on living and non-living components within a given environment while building upon the basic concepts learned in biology, chemistry, physical science, and earth science.
Technology 12 (one semester) is an overview of technology skills and programs that students will need to know in order to be prepared for university demands. A special emphasis is placed on web 2.0 and presentation tools.
Speech (one semester) - students will be provided with practical and theoretical knowledge and skills for truthful and effective communication. The course is designed to enhance projects and presentations. The final exam will be based off of the Senior Project oral presentation.
- Band provides students with the opportunity to grow musically while learning performance technique and etiquette. This class helps students develop their ability to read music and provides various opportunities to perform throughout the year.
- Choir is designed to teach singing technique, breathing, and posture. Students will also learn to work cooperatively to sing in an ensemble and to sing in parts. This will be achieved through a variety of styles/genres of music. Finally, students will study music theory, solfege, and sight-singing.
- Art class provides instruction in the elements of art and the principles of design. Students will explore basic art media and techniques, such as drawing, painting, graphic design, photography, collage, ceramics, printmaking, sculpture, and more! In addition to gaining confidence and proficiency working with a variety of mediums, students will learn about the history, analysis, and interpretation of art.
- Yearbook is a course in which students create the MCS yearbook. Students will learn design, computer skills, time management, business skills, teamwork, photography, and creativity as they design and develop a yearbook inclusive of grades PreK3-12.
- Dual Enrollment Introduction to Business develops the fundamentals of computer usage, specifically addressing processing information and the use of computers from a Christian worldview. Focus will be on the operating system, elementary hardware, and the storage and retrieval of data. It also deals with issues associated with the use of computers in the current information age, including professionalism, software piracy, copyrighted software, ethical standards, and the impact of computers on society. The course will also assist the student in developing proficiency in the application of word processing, spreadsheet, database, and project management software.
- Dual Enrollment General Psychology is an introduction to the general field of psychology. The course emphasizes concepts helpful for understanding contemporary psychology and those basic to further study.
- Internship gives students the opportunity to perform various career internships in the community for the purpose of providing real-life experiences and job exploration. Internships can be designed as one-credit or two-credit courses and require administration approval.