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Students at the Online Campus

Students at the Online Campus

"Online LIVE" Fall 2020

Western’s "Online LIVE" courses provide the opportunity for students to engage in Gospel-Centered Transformation, in real-time, with teachers and students through a video conferencing platform, such as Zoom. Online LIVE classes are open to every Western student and scheduled with distance students in mind. These classes typically meet for an hour every week, during late weekday afternoons or Saturday mornings. While some of these classes utilize lecture videos in tandem with live video teaching, others rely only on live class time for instruction.

This fall the Online Campus will be offering seven "Online LIVE" classes.

Tuesday 4:30-5:30 pm (PT)        BT 501 - Hermeneutics with Andrew Pack

Tuesday 5:30-6:30 pm (PT)        NT 521 - Greek 1 with Jason Pederson 

Tuesday 5:30-6:30 pm  (PT)       ML 502 - Transformational Leadership with John Johnson

Thursdays 4:30-5:30 pm  (PT)   ML 503 - Nurturing Faithful Disciples with Ron Mars and Bill Clem

Thursdays 5:30-6:30 pm   (PT)  BL 501 - Genesis to Song of Solomon with Josh Mathews

Thursdays 5:30-6:30 pm  (PT)   TH 501 - Theology 1: Knowing the Triune God with Tim Harmon 

Saturday 8-9 am  (PT)                  BT 570 - OT use in the NT with Chris Bruno

Online Campus Standard Format Electives Fall 20

In fall of 2020, the OLC will be offering several great electives, including: 

TH 570 / ML 570 - Theology of Gender, Sexuality & Marriage with Lectures by Preston Sprinkle

BT 537 - Priestly Messiah, Temple, & Apocalyptic with Lectures by Tim Mackie

PT 521 - Developing Strong Families with Lectures by & with Ben Burns

CA 505 - Hospital Chaplaincy with Bob Rapp

Portland Campus (remote - zoom delivery) Fall 20

CS 501H - Loving God and Others with Randy Roberts (Threshold Course)

MF 501H - Intro. to Theological Study and Ministry Formation with Ron Marrs (Threshold Course)

CO 500Z - Introduction to Coaching with Jerry Essary

BL 570/NT570 – Paul and Pastoral Ministry: 1-2 Timothy and Titus with Daniel Eng

WL 508 – Develop Your Discipling and Evangelism Potential with Whitney Wollard

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State Authorizations

The online (distance education) program of Western Seminary is currently authorized to operate in 49 of the 50 states and the District of Columbia under the terms of the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (NC-SARA). In California, Western's online program operates by separate authorization.

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