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Registering for a WS-Global 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 to complete an Online Application for admission.
  • If you have been admitted, but haven't taken a class in a year or longer, you'll need to contact the admission office.

Step Two: Register for your WS-Global course or courses.

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Registering at WS-Global for Spring 2022

*(Open registration begins in November through S.I.S.).

Spring 2022 - WS-Global  - Semester Course Dates

    Standard 14 Weeks (Session "A")

    First 7 Weeks  (Session "B")

    Second 7 Weeks (Session "C")

Jan. 8 - April 15

Jan. 8 -Feb. 26

Feb. 26 - April 15

 

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

Scheduled Classes:
Biblical Languages (NT & OT)

NT 521 (3crs) – Greek 1 - Grammar - Lectures by Dr. Patrick Schreiner                          
NT 522 (OL) (3crs) - Greek 2 - Grammar and Syntax - Lectures by Dr. Patrick Schreiner
              ("Online LIVE" Option w/ Jason Pedersen, Ph.D. Candidate)  
NT 524 (2crs) – Greek Exegesis ("Online LIVE" Option w/ Daniel K. Eng, PhD)
OT 521 (3crs) – Hebrew 1 - Grammar - Lectures by Dr. Jan Verbruggen
OT 522 (3crs) - Hebrew 2 -  Hebrew Grammar and Reading Narrative Texts
              ("Online LIVE" Option w/Jan Verbruggen, PhD)  
OT524 (2crs)  - Hebrew Exegesis ("Online LIVE" Option w/by Dr. Jan Verbruggen)

Biblical Literature  (BL)

BL 501 (4crs) – Interpreting Genesis to Song of Solomon - Lectures by Dr. Tim Mackie
BL 501Y (2crs ) (Part 2) - Interpreting the Old Testament II: 1 Kings - Song of Solomon
                Lectures by Dr. Tim Mackie
BL 502 (4crs) – Interpreting the Prophets and Gospels - Lectures by Dr. J. Carl Laney
BL 502 (OL) (4crs) – Interpreting the Prophets and Gospels - Lectures by Dr. J. Carl Laney
              ("Online LIVE" Option w/ Dr. Andy Dvoracek)
BL 503 (4crs) - Interpreting Acts to Revelation - Lectures by Dr. Josh Mathews
BL 543 (OL) (2crs)– Exposition of Romans ("Online LIVE" Option w/Jason Pedersen,
               Ph.D. Candidate)

Biblical Theology (BT)

BT 501 (2crs) - Hermeneutics - Lectures by Dr. Todd Miles
BT 502 (2crs) – Understanding Biblical Theology - Lectures by Dr. Todd Miles
BT 502 (OL) (2crs) – Understanding Biblical Theology
              ("Online LIVE" Option w/ Dr. Russ Meeks)
BT 533 (2crs) – Pauline Theology - Lectures by Dr. Thomas R. Schreiner

Chaplaincy Ministry (CA)

N/A - (Next course Summer 2022)

Church History (CH)

CH 501 (OL) (4crs) - Wisdom from Church History - Lectures by Dr. Todd Miles
                ("Online LIVE" Option w/ Dr. Sara Evans)
CH 502 (2crs) - Insight and Inspiration from Church History - Lectures by Dr. Todd Miles

Counseling Ministry (CN)

CN 502 (3crs) - Psychotherapeutic Systems (Portland Students only)       
CN 505 (3crs) - Psychopathology (San Jose Students only)
CN 507 (3crs) - Human Life Span Development (Portland Students only)     
               (Session "B" - Jan 8th to Feb 26th)
CM 518 (3crs) - Career Development: Theory & Techniques (San Jose Students only)

Christian Spirituality (CS)

CS 501 (2crs) – Learning to Love God and Others - Lectures by Dr. Andrew Pack
CS 501 (OL) (2crs) – Learning to Love God and Others   
               ("Online LIVE" Option w/ Dr. Jon Raibley)
CS 502 (2crs) – Practicing Prayer and Other Key Disciplines - Lectures by Dr. Andrew Pack

Intercultural Studies (IS)

IS 570 (2crs) – Taking the Gospel to Diverse Cultures - Lectures by Gerry Breshears, PhD
              & Galen Peterson, DMiss

Ministry Formation (MF)

MF 501 (2crs) - Introduction to Theological Study and Ministry Formation
                 - Lectures by Dr. Ron Marrs
MF 501 (OL) (2crs) - Introduction to Theological Study and Ministry Formation                  
                  ("Online LIVE" Option w/ Dr. Ron Marrs)
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 (OL) (2crs) – Theology and Practice of Gospel-Centered Ministry
                  ("Online LIVE" Option w/ Stephen Stallard, Ph.D.)
   ML 503 (2crs) – Nurturing Faithful Disciples  Lectures by Dr. Ron Marrs & Bill Clem
   ML 504 (2crs) - Taking the Gospel to Diverse Cultures - Lectures by Dr. Gerry Breshears
   ML 506 (2crs) – Ministerial Ethics - Lectures by Dr. Josh Mathews
   ML 508 (2crs) – Preaching Gospel-Centered Messages - Lectures by Dr. Jeff Louie
                   & Dr. Steve Mathewson

Pastoral Theology

    PT 502 (OL)(2) Theology and the Practice of Worship
                   ("Online LIVE" Option w/ Stephen Stallard, Ph.D.)

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 502 (OL) (4crs) - Glorifying the Word of Life: Theology II
              (Online "LIVE" Option w/ Tim Harmon, Ph.D.)
TH 503 (4crs) – Living as the Community of the Spirit: Theology III - Lectures by
                  Dr. Gerry Breshears
TH 504XH (Part 1 - 1cr) – Integrating Ministry and Theology (Part 1) - Instruction by
                Dr. Gerry Breshears  (Portland/Global "CAPSTONE")
TH 527 (2crs) Equipping for Spiritual Warfare - Lectures by Dr. Gerry Breashears

Women's Transformational Leadership (WL)

    (See Portland Campus course offering)

Youth Ministry (YM)

 N/A - (Next course Summer 2022)

"Portland THRESHOLD" Schedule

 CS 502 (2)  Practicing Prayer and Other Key Disciplines, with Andrew Pack, EdD
                -  2 days of In-person   (Feb 28 – Mar 1 )
 BT 501 (2)
Hermeneutics with Todd Miles, PhD, W-Th - 2 days of In-person (Mar 2 – Mar 3)

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WS-Global - Directed Study Courses

  • "WS-Global - 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).
    - WS-Global Directed Study request for Sp22 can only be submitted on/after Nov 1, 2021
    - WS-Global Directed Study request for Su22 can only be submitted on/after March 1, 2022  
    - WS-Global Directed Study request for F22 can only be submitted on/after July 1, 2022

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.