Genesis – First Things Course

Genesis Elective Course

Take an accredited Genesis elective course entirely online. Get started today for only $225!

The “Genesis—First Things” course at Northgate Academy is designed to immerse students in the foundational truths of the Bible, fostering a robust Biblical worldview that applies to all facets of life. This course underscores the Bible’s authority and accuracy, positioning it as an indispensable guide for understanding history, morality, and personal conduct. By examining the narratives of Creation, the Flood, the Tower of Babel, and the lives of the Patriarchs, students gain insights into how Biblical principles address contemporary issues such as family dynamics, marriage, governance, ethics, modesty, prejudice, and substance use. The curriculum is enriched with discussion questions, charts, timelines, and articles that connect Bible passages with modern-day scenarios, equipping students with the tools to navigate life’s challenges through the lens of Scripture.

Through the study of Genesis, learners are encouraged to explore the relevance of Biblical teachings in everyday situations, drawing on the text’s wisdom to inform their decisions and interactions. The course objectives are met through a combination of written assignments, quizzes, and a final exam, ensuring students not only grasp the historical and spiritual significance of Genesis but also understand how to apply its lessons practically. Northgate Academy’s “Genesis—First Things” course lays a solid foundation for students to develop a coherent and comprehensive Biblical worldview, empowering them to live out their faith with conviction and clarity in a complex world.

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Genesis - First Things Course Syllabus

Students develop a Biblical worldview through the foundational concepts taught in Genesis— First Things. This course emphasizes the authority and veracity of the Bible as a guide for history and every other aspect of life. Through a study of Creation, the Flood, the Tower of Babel, and the Patriarchs, we see the Bible’s guide in dealing with family, marriage, government, capital punishment, modesty, prejudice, alcohol, and more. Complete with discussion questions, charts, timelines, and articles relating Bible passages to current events, students are given the foundation to form a Biblical worldview through the study of Genesis.

Textbook: Genesis – First Things (A Beka – Code 203076)

Course Objectives:

Throughout the course, you will meet the following goals:

  • Understand the connections and applications between the Bible and every day life.
  • Show understanding of material through written assignments, quizzes, and final exam.
Semester A
Unit 1 – Introduction to Genesis
Unit 2 – Beginnings
Unit 3 – First People
Semester B
Unit 4 - Earth’s Great Catastrophe
Unit 5 - Nations Begin to Form
Unit 6 - Patriarchs of Israel

Grading Scale

A = 90-100%
B = 80-89%
C = 70-79%
D = 60-69%
F = under 59%

Grade Weighting

Unit Quizzes……………………35%
Written Assignments………..35%
Mid-Term/Final Exams……..30%
Total……………………………………100%

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Standard high school courses are priced at an affordable $225 each. This cost-effective rate makes quality accredited education available for everyone.

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Step 1: Begin The Enrollment Process

Interested students 14 years or older can enroll online and start immediately.

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Genesis Elective Course

Take an accredited Genesis elective course entirely online. Get started today for only $225!