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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 2023

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

Spring 2023 - WS-Global  - Semester Course Dates

    Standard 14 Weeks (Session "A")

    First 7 Weeks  (Session "B")

    Second 7 Weeks (Session "C")

Jan. 7 - April 14

Jan 7 - Feb. 25

Feb 25 - April 14

 

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 (Course Sample)
NT 522 (OL) (3crs) - Greek 2 - Grammar and Syntax - Lectures by Dr. Patrick Schreiner
            ("Online LIVE" Option w/ Jason Pedersen, Ph.D. Candidate)  
NT 555 (2crs)  Hope as Exiles: Exegesis of 1 Peter -  (Crosslisted with BL 555)
             - Lectures by Dr. Patrick Schreiner  (Course Sample)
OT 521 (3crs) – Hebrew 1 - Grammar - Lectures by Dr. Jan Verbruggen (Promo)
OT 522 (OL) (3crs) - Hebrew 2 -  Hebrew Grammar and Reading Narrative Texts
             - Lectures by Dr. Jan Verbruggen ("Online LIVE" Option w/Jan Verbruggen, PhD)  
OT5 24 /OT 624 (OL) (2crs)  - Hebrew Exegesis/ Malachi ("Online LIVE" Option
              w/by Jan Verbruggen, PhD)  (Promo)

Biblical Literature  (BL)

BL 501 (4crs) – Interpreting Genesis to Song of Solomon - Lectures by Dr. Jordan Scheetz
BL 502 (4crs) – Interpreting the Prophets and Gospels - Lectures by Dr. J. Carl Laney
BL 502 (4crs) – Interpreting the Prophets and Gospels - w/ Richard Blaylock, Ph.D.
               (Feb 27 – Mar 02 - Portland/Global "THRESHOLD")
BL 503 (4crs) - Interpreting Acts to Revelation - Lectures by Dr. Josh Mathews
BL 503 (M) (4crs) - Interpreting Acts to Revelation - Web-Conference w/ Dr. David Nystrom
BL 503X (Part 1) (2crs) - Interpreting the New Testament 2: Epistles 1 -
                 Lectures by Dr. Josh Mathews
BL 543 (OL) (2crs)– Exposition of Romans ("Online LIVE" Option w/Jason Pedersen,
               Ph.D. Candidate) (Promo)
BL 555 (2crs)  Hope as Exiles: Exposition of 1 Peter -  (Crosslisted with NT 555)
              - Lectures by Dr. Patrick Schreiner (Course Sample)

Biblical Theology (BT)

BT 501 (2crs) - Hermeneutics - Lectures by Dr. Todd Miles
BT 501 (2crs) - Hermeneutics -  Instructor Dr. Todd Miles
              (Mar 01 – Mar 02 - Portland/Global "THRESHOLD")
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)  (Promo)
BT 533 (2crs) – Pauline Theology - Lectures by Dr. Thomas R. Schreiner (Course Sample)

Chaplaincy Ministry (CA)

CA 506 (1cr) - Military Chaplaincy w/ Bob Rapp, Chaplain PRM ("B" - Jan. 7th to Feb. 25th)

Church History (CH)

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

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. Andrew Pack)
CS 502 (OL) (2crs) – Practicing Prayer and Other Key Disciplines
               ("Online LIVE" Option w/ Dr. Andrew Pack)
CS 502 (2crs) – Practicing Prayer and Other Key Disciplines - Instructor Dr. Andrew Pack
               (Feb 27 – Mar 02 - Portland/Global "THRESHOLD")

Intercultural Studies (IS)

IS 570 (2crs) – Taking the Gospel to Diverse Cultures - Lectures by Gerry Breshears, PhD
              & Galen Peterson, DMiss (cross-listed with ML 504)

Ministry Formation (MF)

MF 501 (2crs) - Introduction to Theological Study and Ministry Formation
                - Lectures by Dr. Ron Marrs (Promo)
MF 501 (OL) (2crs) - Introduction to Theological Study and Ministry Formation                  
                ("Online LIVE" Option w/ Dr. Ron Marrs)  (Promo)
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.)  (Promo)
     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 & Galen Peterson, DMiss (cross-listed with IS 570)
     ML 506 (OL) (2crs) – Ministerial Ethics - Lectures by Dr. Josh Mathews
                     ("Online LIVE" Option w/ Josh Mathews, Ph.D.)
     ML 508 (2crs) – Preaching Gospel-Centered Messages - Lectures by Dr. Jeff Louie
                    & Dr. Steve Mathewson
     ML 521 (OL) (1cr) -  Premarital Counseling (cross-listed with CN 543)
                    ("Online LIVE" Option w/ Norm Thiesen, Ph.D.)
     ML 570 (OL) (2crs) - Theology of Sexuality & Marriage,  (cross-listed w/ TH 570)  
              ("Online LIVE" Option w/ Gary Thomas, D.D.) (Promo)

Pastoral Theology

      PT 501 (OL) (2crs) - Pastoral Care and Leadership
                    - Lectures by Dr. John Johnson  (Promo)

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.) (Promo)
TH 503 (4crs) – Living as the Community of the Spirit: Theology III - Lectures by
                Dr. Gerry Breshears
TH 504 (OL) (2crs) - Integration of Ministry and Theology
               ("Online LIVE" Option w/ Tim Harmon, Ph.D.)  (Promo)
TH 525 (2crs) - Christology: The Person of Christ - Lectures by Dr. Bruce A. Ware
               (Course Sample)
TH 527 (2crs) - Equipping for Spiritual Warfare - Lectures by Dr. Gerry Breashears
               (Course Sample)
TH 570 (OL) (2crs) - Theology of Sexuality & Marriage,  (cross-listed w/ ML 570)  
              ("Online LIVE" Option w/ Gary Thomas, D.D.)  (Promo)

Women's Transformational Leadership (WL)

     WL 505 (1cr) (OL) Develop Ministries for the Church
                    ("Online LIVE" Option w/Trish Bussey Jetter, MBA. MA.)
     WL 501 (2crs) Pastoral Understanding of Women  (Portland)
     WL 507 (1cr) Develop Life-Changing Bible Study Curriculum (Portland FLEX)
                     with Phyllis Bennett, DMin.

Youth Ministry (YM)

YM 501 (2crs) - Developing a Theological Model for 21st-Century Youth Ministry
                ("Online LIVE" Option w/ Ron Marrs, Ph.D.)  (Promo)

"Portland THRESHOLD" Schedule   (Promo)

CS 502 (2crs) – Practicing Prayer and Other Key Disciplines - with Dr. Andrew Pack
               (Portland/Global THRESHOLD) Feb. 27-28
BT 501 (2crs) - Hermeneutics with Dr.  Todd Miles
       
       (Portland/Global THRESHOLD) March 1-2
BL 502 (4crs)
Interpreting the Prophets and Gospels with Dr. Richard Blaylock, Ph.D.
       
    (Portland/Global THRESHOLD) Feb. 27 - March 2

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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 as 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 Sp23 can only be submitted on/after Nov 1, 2022
    - WS-Global Directed Study request for Su23 can only be submitted on/after March 1, 2023
    - WS-Global Directed Study request for F23 can only be submitted on/after July 1, 2023

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.