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Registering for a Course

Take a course for master’s level credit

Step One: Apply for Admission to Western Seminary

  • If you've not yet been admitted to Western Seminary, you'll need complete an Online Application for admission.
  • If you have been admitted, but you haven't taken a class in a year or longer, you'll need to submit the Returning Student Application
  • After being admitted, please complete the Online Student Orientation in order to be given access to the Student Information System, which enables you to register for courses online.
  • Step Two: Register for Your Online Course(s):

Register for an Online Course

Registering Online For Summer 2015

*Inquire with the Online Campus office about the progress of anticipated course releases

Summer 2015 - Online Campus Session Dates
Session "A" 16 Weeks April 27 - Aug. 14
Session "B" "Closed" Weeks 1-8 April 27 - June 19
Session "C" Weeks 9-16 June 22 - Aug. 14
Biblical Languages Courses

Session "A"
NTS 508E, NTS 509E, NTS 510E, OTS 508E, OTS 509E, OTS 510E

Biblical Studies Courses

Session "A"
BLS 501E, BLS 502E, BLS 503E

Session "A" and "B"
BLS 501XE, BLS 502XE, BLS 503XE, BLS 512E,
BLS 535E, Life of Christ.  J. Carl Laney, Th.D.

Session "A" and "C"
BLS 501YE, BLS 502YE, BLS 503YE, BLS 511E, BLS 513E
BLS 527E, Psalms.  Ray Lubeck, Th.D.

Church History Courses

Session "A"
CHS 505E

Session "A" and "B"
CHS 505XE, CHS 506E

Session "A" and "C"
CHS 505YE, CHS 520E-History of Missions. Mary Wilder, M.D.

Counseling Courses

Session "A"
CNS 518E - Career and Lifestyle Development. Norm Thiesen, Ph.D.

Session "C"
CNS 561LE - Premarital Counseling

Educational Ministries Course

Session "A"
EMS 505E

Intercultural Studies Courses

Session "A"
DIS 501E

Session "A" and "B"
DIS 508E Applied Anthropology. John Branner, D.Miss.

Session "A" and "C"
DIS 520E, History of Missions. Mary Wilder, M.D.
DIS 526E, Religions of the World. John Branner, D.Miss.

Learning to Interpret Scripture Courses

Session "A"
DBS 506E

Session "A" and "C
DBS 506XE, DBS 506YE, DBS 516E
DBS 507E, Advanced Hermeneutics. Todd Miles, Ph.D.

Mentored Field Ministry Course

Session "A"
MFM 500E (Cohort) Terry Burns, D. Min., Ron Marrs, Ph.D.
MFM501E-504E – Mentored Field Ministry, Terry Burns, D. Min., (Cohort entered by permission only).

Pastoral and Church Ministries Courses

Session "A"
PTS 510E
PTS 562KE - Applying Biblical Ethics to Healthcare Dilemmas in Ministry. Jerome Wernow Ph.D.,R.Ph

Session "A" and "B"
DMS 501E, DMS 506E, PTS 503E, PTS 506E
PTS 541E  - Pastoral Leadership in the Small Church, Glenn Daman, D. Min.
PTS 562FE – Leading Transitions. Dr. Bert Downs D.D. and Lee Wiggins   

Session "A" and "C"
DMS 502E, PTS 504E, PTS 505E, PTS 507E, PTS 508E
ICS 501E – The Chaplaincy. Dave Fredrickson, Ph.D.
PTS 542E  - Pastoral Practices in the Small Church, Glenn Daman, D. Min.

Session "C"
PTS 561LE - Premarital Counseling

Pastoral Care to Women

Session "A"
PCW 515E

Session "A" and "B"
PCW 512XE, PCW 513E

Session "A" and "C"
PCW 511E, PCW 512YE, PCW 514E

Spiritual Formation Courses 

Session "A"
SFS 501E, SFS502E

Session "A" and "C"
SFS 504E

Theology Courses

Session "A"
THS 501E, THS 502E, THS 511E

Session "A" and "B"
THS 501XE, THS 502XE, THS 503E, THS 512E
THS 551E – Understanding Biblical Theology.  Todd Miles, Ph.D. & Arturo Azurdia III, D.Min.
THS 564LE - Prayer and Providence.  Gerry Breshears, Ph.D.,  & Todd Miles, Ph.D.    

Session "A" and "C"
THS 501YE, THS 502YE, THS 508E,
THS 561E – Equipping for Spiritual Warfare.  Gerry Breshears, Ph.D. & Todd Miles, Ph.D.

Session "B"
THS 513E
THS 566KE - Christology:  The Person of Christ.  Bruce A. Ware, PhD.

Session "C"
THS 513E
THS 552E – Pauline Theology.  Thomas R. Schreiner, Ph.D.
THS 565LE – Highlights of 20th Century Theology.  Millard Erickson, Ph.D.
THS 566JE - Theology of Luke-Acts.  Darrell L. Bock, PhD.

Youth Ministry  (Text-Based Courses)

Session "A"
YMS 502E - Developing a Theological Model for 21st Century Youth Ministry. Ron Marrs, Ph.D.
YMS 503E - Managing Youth Ministry. Ron Marrs, Ph.D.

Session "B"
YMS 506E - Spiritual Formation of Youth. Ron Marrs, Ph.D.

Directed Study Courses

  • "Directed Study Course Request" We believe it is in your best interest to take our courses in a learning community with other students.  However, if your are unable to take a course in the semester or session shown on our posted schedule, you may fill out the form at this link to request consideration to take the course as a directed study.

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