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Course Descriptions

PathwayConnect's academic courses are offered online through BYU-Idaho. Religion classes are offered through local institute programs or online through BYU-Idaho, depending on a student's age.

BYU-Idaho Academic Courses (for all students)

GS 120 LIFE SKILLS
3 CREDITS

GS 120 teaches basic life skills that can lead to success in both personal life and academic studies. The three main areas of study are: learning to learn, self-sufficiency, and disciple leadership. The topics studied include study skills, career and academic planning, provident living, budgeting, goal-setting, time management, learning to lead by teaching others, and blessing others with what is learned.

ENG 106 BASIC WRITING
3 CREDITS

ENG 106 teaches basic writing conventions. Topics in this course include: understanding the writing process; writing effective sentences, paragraphs, and short essays; patterns of organization; rhetorical modes and purposes; audience analysis; the composing process; and editing.

MATH 100G INTRO TO ALGEBRA AND FINANCE
3 CREDITS

MATH 100G is designed to help students review, learn, and retain the fundamentals of basic mathematics and algebra. Students will gain competency in entry-level college math skills; use Excel spreadsheet software to perform mathematical and financial computations; apply math skills to financial decisions such as loan payments, savings, and budgeting; and discuss provident living topics (e.g., self-reliance, stewardship, and personal finance).

BYU-Idaho Religion Courses (for Age 31+ students)

FDREL 121 BOOK OF MORMON 1
2 CREDITS

PathwayConnect’s Book of Mormon courses are taught online through BYU-Idaho. Book of Mormon Part 1 examines 1 Nephi through Alma 29. The teachings of the prophets — including Alma, Nephi, Jacob, Enos, and Mosiah — will be studied. Doctrinal topics covered in this course include faith, repentance, the Atonement, the war against Satan, the purpose of life, and the “Doctrine of Christ” found in the scriptures.

FDREL 122 Book of Mormon 2
2 CREDITS

PathwayConnect’s Book of Mormon courses are taught online through BYU-Idaho. Book of Mormon Part 2 examines Alma 30 through Moroni 10. The teachings of the prophets — including Alma, Helaman, Mormon, Ether, and Moroni — will be studied. Doctrinal topics covered in this course include faith, repentance, the Atonement, the war against Satan, the purpose of life, and the “Doctrine of Christ” found in the scriptures.

FDREL 250 Jesus Christ and the Everlasting Gospel
2 CREDITS

This course focuses on the eternal ministry of Jesus Christ and His divine roles and teachings throughout His premortal, mortal, and postmortal life. Students will deepen their understanding of the Savior and His divine roles and increase their personal discipleship. For more information on this course, see the topic on LDS.org.

Institute Courses (for Age 18-30 students)

INSTITUTE Courses
2 CREDITS

The institute courses 18–30-year-old students take vary at each institute location. Students should contact their local institute to find out which courses are offered.