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Registering for a Global Campus Course(s)

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 to 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 contact the admission office.
  • Step Two: Register for Your Global Campus Course(s):

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Registering at the Global Campus for Summer 2021

*(Open registration begins in March through SIS).

Summer 2021 - Global Campus - Semester Course Dates

    Standard 14 Weeks (Session "A")

    First 7 Weeks  (Session "B")

    Second 7 Weeks (Session "C")

May 8 - Aug 13

May 8 - June 26

June 26 - Aug 13

 

If you are nearing graduation and do not find the Online course you are looking for, please refer to the "Directed Study Course" directions below.

Scheduled Classes:
Biblical Languages (NT & OT)

NT 522 (3crs) - Greek 2 - Grammar & Syntax - Lectures by Dr. Patrick Schreiner
NT 523 (OL) (2crs) - Greek 3 - Syntax and Reading - Lectures by Dr. Patrick Schreiner
               ("Online LIVE" Option w/ Jason Pedersen, Ph.D. Candidate)  
OT 522 (3crs)  - Hebrew 2 - Hebrew Grammar and Reading Narrative Texts
                             Lectures by Dr. Jan Verbruggen
OT 523 (2crs) - Hebrew 3 - Syntax and Reading - Lectures by Dr. Jan Verbruggen

Biblical Literature  (BL)

BL 501 (4crs) – Interpreting Genesis to Song of Solomon - Lectures by Dr. Tim Mackie
BL 502 (4crs) – Interpreting the Prophets and Gospels - Lectures by Dr. J. Carl Laney
BL 503 (4crs) - Interpreting Acts to Revelation - Lectures by Dr. Josh Mathews
BL 503 (OL) (4crs) - Interpreting Acts to Revelation
              ("Online LIVE" Option w/ Dr. Andrew Dvoracek)
BL 503Y (Part 2) (2crs) - Interpreting the New Testament III: Epistles 2 -
                 Lectures by Dr. Josh Mathews     
BL 541 (2crs) - Life of Christ - Lectures by Dr. J. Carl Laney

Biblical Theology (BT)

BT 501 (2crs) - Hermeneutics - Lectures by Dr. Todd Miles
BT 502 (2crs) – Understanding Biblical Theology - Lectures by Dr. Todd Miles
BT 511 (OL) (2crs) - Advanced Hermeneutics
               ("Online LIVE" Option w/ Dr. Todd Miles)
BT 532 (2crs) – Theology of Luke and Acts - Lectures by Darrell L. Bock

Chaplaincy Ministry (CA)

CA 501 (2crs) – The Chaplaincy - Lectures by Jeff Struecker, M.Div. Retired U.S. Army Chaplain

Church History (CH)

CH 501 (4crs) - Wisdom from Church History - Lectures by Dr. Todd Miles
CH 502 (2crs) - Insight and Inspiration from Church History - Lectures by Dr. Todd Miles
CH 570 (OL) (2crs) - Pastoral Takeaways from Jonathan Edward
               (Online "LIVE" Option w/ Dr. Matthew Raley) (Crosslisted with PT 570)

Coaching (CO)

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Counseling Ministry (CN)

CN 514  (2 & 3crs) Research & Program Evaluation  (Sacramento Students only)
CN 518 (3crs) -
Career and Lifestyle Development
              
Lectures by Dr. Norm Thiesen and Guests  (Portland Students only)

Christian Spirituality (CS)

CS 501H (2crs) – Learning to Love God and Others - Instruction by Dr. Randal Roberts
               (Hybrid - Portland Campus) - (THRESHOLD)
CS 501 (OL) (2crs) – Learning to Love God and Others  - (THRESHOLD)                 
               ("Online LIVE" Option w/ Andrew Pack, Ed.D. Candidate)
CS 502 (OL) (2crs) – Practicing Prayer and Other Key Disciplines
               ("Online LIVE" Option w/ Andrew Pack, Ed.D. Candidate)

Intercultural Studies (IS)

N/A

Ministry Formation (MF)

MF 501H (2crs) - Introduction to Theological Study and Ministry Formation
                 Instruction by Dr. Ron Marrs (Hybrid - Portland Campus) - (THRESHOLD)
MF 501 (OL) (2crs) - Introduction to Theological Study and Ministry Formation                  
                  ("Online LIVE" Option w/ Dr. Ron Marrs) - (THRESHOLD)
MF 531 (1cr) - Ministry Formation I  by Dr. Ron Marrs & Dale Gustafson
MF 532 (1cr) - Ministry Formation II  by Dr. Ron Marrs & Dale Gustafson

Ministry Leadership (ML)

ML 501 (2crs) – Theol. and Practice of Gospel-Centered Min. - Lectures by Dr. Steve Korch   
ML 502 (2crs) – Transformational Leadership - Lectures by Dr. John Johnson
ML 504 (2crs) - Taking the Gospel to Diverse Cultures - Lectures by Dr. Gerry Breshears
ML 505 (2crs) – Applied Pastoral Counseling: Caring for People in a Broken World
               Lectures by Dr. Norm Thiesen
ML 506 (OL) (2crs) – Ministerial Ethics - Lectures by Dr. Josh Mathews
ML 507 (2crs) - Gospel Responses to Contemporary Challenges
               Lectures by Dr. Gerry Breshears
ML 509 (OL) (2crs)
- Church Planting for God's Mission  ("Online LIVE" Option w/ Ben Connelly)

Pastoral Theology

     PT 511 (OL) (2crs) - Advanced Preaching
                   (Online "LIVE" Option w/ Dr. Matthew Raley)
     PT 570 (OL) (2crs)
- Pastoral Takeaways from Jonathan Edward
                   (Online "LIVE" Option w/ Dr. Matthew Raley)
(Crosslisted with CH 570) 

Theology (TH)

TH 501 (4crs) - Knowing the Living God: Theology I - Lectures by Dr. Gerry Breshears
TH 502 (4crs) - Glorifying the Word of Life: Theology II - Lectures by Dr. Gerry Breshears
TH 503 (4crs) – Living as the Community of the Spirit: Theology III - Lectures by
               Dr. Gerry Breshears
TH 503 (OL) (4crs) – Living as the Community of the Spirit: Theology III –  
               (Online "LIVE" Option w/ Dr. CB)
TH 504Y (Part 2 - 1cr) – Integrating Ministry and Theology (Part 2)
                w/ Dr. Gerry Breshears (CAPSTONE)
TH 504H (2crs) – Integrating Ministry and Theology- by Dr. Gerry Breshears
                (Hybrid - PDX Campus) (CAPSTONE)
TH 525 (2crs) - Christology - Lectures by Dr. Bruce A. Ware
TH 527 (2crs) - Equipping for Spiritual Warfare - Lectures by Dr. Gerry Breshears

Women's Transformational Leadership (WL)

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Youth Ministry (YM)

N/A

"THRESHOLD" Schedule

Portland "Hybrid" options
  CS 501H
- Loving God and Others, M-W  -  3 days of web conferences
  MF 501H
- Intro Theol Study & Ministry Formation, W-F - 3 days of web conference
"Online LIVE" options
  CS 501 (OL) (2crs)
– Learning to Love God and Others - web conferences - Thursdays at 4:30
  MF 501 (OL) (2crs)
- Intro. Theol. Study & Min. Form.  - web conferences - Wednesdays at 4:30

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Global Campus - Directed Study Courses

  • "Global Campus - 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 you are unable to take a course in the semester or session is 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
    (Not available for courses offered only in the “Online LIVE” course design).
    - Global Campus Directed Study request for Su21 can only be submitted on/after March 1, 2021   
    - Global Campus Directed Study request for F21 can only be submitted on/after July 1, 2021
    - Global Campus Directed Study request for Sp22 can only be submitted on/after Nov 1, 2021

To Drop a Class

If, for whatever reason, you find that you need to drop a course, please drop the course online in SIS. Please note that drops will incur a $ 25-course drop fee after the open registration window.