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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):

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Registering Online For Spring 2019

*Inquire with the Online Campus office about the progress of anticipated course releases (Open registration begins in November in SIS).

Spring 2019 - Online Campus Session Dates
Session "A" 14 Weeks Jan 5 - Apr 15
Session "B" Weeks 1-7 Jan 5 - Feb 25
Session "C" Weeks 8-14 Feb 23 - Apr 15

If you do not find the Online course you are looking for, please refer to the "Directed Study Course" directions below. Some Online courses currently under consideration for Directed Study Courses this semester (CA 506).

Scheduled Classes:
Biblical Languages (NT & OT)

NT 511 (3crs) - Greek Grammar - Lectures by Dr. Patrick Schreiner
NT 512
(3crs) - Greek Reading and Syntax - Lectures by Dr. Patrick Schreiner
NT 555
(2crs) - Hope as Exiles: 1 Peter by Dr. Patrick Schreiner
OT 511
(3crs) - Hebrew Grammar - Lectures by Dr. Jan Verbruggen
OT 512
(3crs) – Hebrew Reading and Syntax - Lectures by Dr. Jan Verbruggen
OT 512T (3crs) – Hebrew Reading and Syntax - Lectures by Dr. Jan Verbruggen (Seattle site)

Biblical Literature  (BL)

BL 501 (4crs) – Interpreting Genesis to Song of Solomon - Lectures by Dr. Tim Mackie
    BL 501Y (Part 2) (2crs) - Interpreting the Old Testament 2: 1 Kings Through 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 503X
(Part 1) (2crs) - Interpreting the New Testament 2: Epistles 1 -
             
                  Lectures by Dr. Josh Mathews
BL 524 (2crs) – Exposition of Psalms - Lectures by Dr. Ray Lubeck

Biblical Theology (BT)

BT 501 (2crs) - Hermeneutics - Lectures by Dr. Todd Miles
BT 502 (2crs) – Understanding Biblical Theology - Lectures by Dr. Todd Miles
BT 533 (2crs) – Pauline Theology - Lectures by Dr. Thomas R. Schreiner

Chaplaincy Ministry (CA)

N/A

Church History (CH)

CH 501 (4crs) - Wisdom from Church History - Lectures by Dr. Todd Miles
CH 501Y (2crs) - Wisdom from Church History, Part 2 - Lectures by Dr. Todd Miles
CH 502 (2crs) - Insight and Inspiration from Church History - Lectures by Dr. Todd Miles

Counseling Ministry (CNS)

        CNS504 (2-3crs)- Psychotherapeutic Systems - by Dr. Hannah Acquaye
        CNS561L
(1cr) - Premarital Counseling - Lectures by Dr. Norm Thiesen

Christian Spirituality (CS)

CS 501 (2crs) – Learning to Love God and Others - Lectures by Dr. Randal Roberts
CS 501H (2crs) – Learning to Love God and Others - Instruction by Dr. Randal Roberts
                                    (Hybrid - PDX Campus)

CS 502 (2crs) – Practicing Prayer and Other Key Disciplines - Lectures by Dr. Rob Wiggins

Intercultural Studies (IS)

IS 501 (2crs) - Communicating Christ in Culture - Lectures by Dr. John Branner
           & Dr. Terry Burns (Open to Pre-DINTST, MAGL, and MDIV Global
           Leadership students. (All other student take the course ML 504)
IS 526 (2crs) - Religions of the World - Lectures by Dr. John Branner

Ministry Formation (MF)

MF 500H (0crs) - Introduction to Theological Study and Ministry Formation - Lecturesby Dr. Ron Marrs
                      
    (Hybrid - PDX Campus)
MF 501H
(2crs) - Introduction to Theological Study and Ministry Formation - Lectures by Dr. Ron Marrs
                          (Hybrid - PDX Campus)

MF 531 (0cr) - Ministry Formation I   by Dr. Ron Marrs & Dale Gustafson
MF 532 (0cr) - Ministry Formation II  by Dr. Ron Marrs & Dale Gustafson

Ministry Leadership (ML)

ML 502 (2crs) – Tranformational Leadership - Lectures by Dr. John Johnson  
ML 503 (2crs) – Nurturing Faithful Disciples -  Lectures by Dr. Ron Marrs
ML 504 (2crs) - Taking the Gospel to Diverse Cultures - Lectures by Dr. Gerry Breshears
ML 508 (2crs) – Preaching Gospel-Centered Messages - Lectures by Dr. Jeff Louie
                        & Dr. Steve Mathewson
ML 521 (1cr) - Premarital Counseling - Lectures by Dr. Norm Thiesen

Pastoral Theology (PT)

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

Theology (TH)

TH 501 (4crs) - Knowing the Living God: Theology I - Lectures by Dr. Gerry Breshears
    TH 501Y (2crs) - Knowing the Living God: Theology I (Part 2) - 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 504 (2crs) – Integrating Ministry and Theology - Lectures by Dr. Gerry Breshears
TH 504H (2crs) – Integrating Ministry and Theology - by Dr. Gerry Breshears (Hybrid- PDX Campus)
TH 523 (2crs) - Prayer and Providence - Lectures by Dr. Gerry Breshears
                      & Dr. Todd Miles
TH 526 (2crs) - Religions of the World - Lectures by Dr. John Branner

Women's Pastoral Leadership (WL)

WL 504 (2) Women in Leadership - by Dr. Bev Hislop

Youth Ministry (YM) - Text-Based Courses

YM 502 (2)  Managing Youth Ministry - Instruction by Dr. Ron Marrs (Text Based Course)

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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 you 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.
    - Online Campus Directed Study request for Sp19 can only be submitted on/after November 1, 2018
    - Online Campus Directed Study request for Su19 can only be submitted on/after March 1, 2019
    - Online Campus Directed Study request for F18 can only be submitted on/after July 1, 2019

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