Bishop Michael Bates Sr. Ph.D.
St. Louis , MO
Bishop Michael Bates Sr. Ph.D.
St. Louis, MO. 63108
Executive Vice Chancellor
The Executive Vice Chancellor, HG. Bishop Dr. Michael Bates Sr. is responsible for managing daily campus operations and developing academic and administrative policies. The office works closely with the President, the chair of the Regents, and local staff.
Vice Chancellor Bates works constantly for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, and oversees the extension campus's efforts to create a more inclusive institution and campus climate.
The Role of the Chancellor at Harvest Christian University Extension
As Vice-Chancellor Dr. Bates uses his strengths and experience, executive and political skills to respond to internal and external constituencies; Bishop Dr. Bates is a proven administrator with the technical expertise to manage billion-dollar budgets and thousands of employees; and an entrepreneur who can create a compelling vision for the future of the campus that inspires faculty, students and staff, as well as private donors whose support the vice-chancellor must cultivate.
is essentially an academic and thought leader, mayor, CEO and lead fundraiser rolled into one. With increased state funding, the vice-chancellor can become a more resourceful and creative problem-solver. It is critical that the vice-chancellor have the ability to forge relationships and partnerships in order to develop reliable funding sources, to align talent and resources to support the mission of the campus, and to meet the needs of our community and the citizens of St. Louis.
Educate entire communities
Extension programs were designed to educate entire communities. Unlike four-year universities and colleges, and community colleges, extension programs aren’t completed for credit. Individuals who enroll in this kind of program take classes purely to advance their knowledge in a subject.
Accredited Online Classes
Harvest Christian University has accredited courses that are accredited for a bachelor's degree. They are both online and in physical locations. We can also provide continuing education.
A semester credit is defined as: 15 hours of classroom theory study, with up to 30 hours outside preparation, or 30 hours of classroom practical study/lab, or 45 hours of internship.
Course hours are: 9:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.
Full Time Students are expected to spend a minimum of one semester credit hours of study per week.
Half Time Students are expected to spend 0.5 semester credit hours of study per week. Part Time Students are expected to spend a minimum of 10 hours of study per week. For the purposes of understanding what a semester credit hour would entail, please refer to the “Definition of Semester
ETH – Ethics
ORG – Organizational Behavior/Organizational Development FP – Finance
PROG – Strategy and Programming
GE – Gen Ed
PR – Public Relations
MAR – Marketing SA – Sales
Associate of Applied Science Degree in
Management and Administration Administrative
Public Relations and Marketing Consultant/Executive
Strategic Management Consultant/Executive
Senior Management Consultant/ Executive Course Supervisor Training Executive Full Hat
Credits” in the following pages.
Note: Students with student loan(s) must be at least half time; the definition of half time for this purpose is 12.5 to 20 credit hours in class a week.
Note: Foreign Students with I-20 Visas must be full time and attend class a minimum of 1 semester credit per week.
Letter Grade Grade % Description Quality Points
A+ 96.00% – 100%
Very Good to Excellent. Comprehensive knowledge and understanding of the subject matter.
4.00 A 92.00% – 95.99% 3.50 B+ 88.00% – 91.99% Good. Moderately broad knowledge and understanding of the subject matter.
3.00 B 84.00% – 87.99% 2.50 C+ 80.50% – 83.99% Satisfactory. Reasonable knowledge and understanding of the subject matter.
2.00 C 77.00% – 80.49% 1.50 D+ 73.50% – 76.99% Minimum Passing Grade 1.00 D 70.00% – 73.49% 0.50 F
Below 70% Failing. Unacceptable level of knowledge and understanding of subject matter.
0 CE Credit by Examination, No Quality Points Computed N/A TC Transfer Credit, No Quality Points Computed N/A RT Retake, No Quality Points Computed N/A I Incomplete 0 W Withdrawal 0
The second part of a college course code distinguish between upper-level credit and lower-level course content, and are defined as follows: Remedial 000 Freshman 100 Sophomore 200 Junior 300 Senior 400 Internship courses that occur throughout the programs are denoted by an “A” at the end of the course number. These courses enable the students to practice the didactic theory they learned in the corresponding course at an off-campus interneship location. Students provide evidence of completing a project during their internship to pass the course.
Minimum hardware requirements: • Laptop computer; • Internet connection; • Soundcard; • Speakers; • Webcam; • Microphone Minimum software requirements: • Microsoft Word; • Microsoft Excel; • Microsoft PowerPoint Additionally.