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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 Summer 2022

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

Summer 2022 - WS-Global  - Semester Course Dates

    Standard 14 Weeks (Session "A")

    First 7 Weeks  (Session "B")

    Second 7 Weeks (Session "C")

May. 7 - Aug 12

May 7 - June. 25

June 25 - Aug 12

 

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 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 (OL) (2crs) - Hebrew 3 - Syntax and Reading - Lectures by Dr. Jan Verbruggen
              ("Online LIVE" Option w/ Jan Verbruggen, Ph.D.)  
OT530 (2crs) - Exegesis of Micah- Lectures by Dr. Jan Verbruggen
              (Global Directed Study option)

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 502X (2crs) Interpreting the Old Testament 3: The Prophets.
                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 - Lectures by Dr. Josh Mathews
              ("Online LIVE" Option w/ Dr. Andrew Dvoracek)
BL 541 (2crs) - Life of Christ - Lectures by Dr. J. Carl Laney (Promo Video)

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 (2crs) – Understanding Biblical Theology -  Instructor Dr. Josh Mathews
              (June 15 – June 16 - Portland/Global "THRESHOLD")
BT 532 (2crs) – Theology of Luke and Acts - Lectures by Darrell L. Bock
BT 537 (2crs) - Priestly Messiah, Temple & Apocalyptic - Lectures by Dr. Tim Mackie

Chaplaincy Ministry (CA)

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

Church History (CH)

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

Counseling Ministry (CN)

CN 518 (3crs) - Career and Lifestyle Development (for Portland students)
               Lectures by Dr. Norm Thiesen and Guests

Christian Spirituality (CS)

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

Intercultural Studies (IS)

N/A

Ministry Formation (MF)

MF 501 (OL) (2crs) - Introduction to Theological Study
                 and Ministry Formation (Promo Video)         
                ("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 (2crs) – Theol. and Practice of Gospel-Centered Min. – Instructor
                      Dr. Stephen Stallard (June 13 – June 14 - Portland/Global "THRESHOLD")
       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 (2crs) – Ministerial Ethics - Lectures by Dr. Josh Mathews
       ML 507 (2crs) - Gospel Responses to Contemporary Challenges
                      Lectures by Dr. Gerry Breshears

Pastoral Theology

       PT 511 (OL) (2crs) - Advanced Preaching (Promo Video)
                   (Online "LIVE" Option w/ Dr. Matthew Raley)
       PT 521 (OL) (2crs) Gospel Impact Through Godly Families (Promo Video)
                   (Online "LIVE" Option w/ Dr. Gary Thomas)

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/ Tim Harmon, Ph.D.)  (Promo Here)
TH 504Y (Part 2 - 1cr) – Integrating Ministry and Theology (Part 2)
                w/ Instructor Dr. Gerry Breshears (CAPSTONE)
TH 525 (2crs) - Christology - Lectures by Dr. Bruce A. Ware

Women's Transformational Leadership (WL)

      WL503 (1cr) Women in Pain, Part II w/ Instructor (Intensive on the Portland Campus)
      WL505 (OL) (2crs) Develop Ministries for the Church (Promo Video)
                    ("Online "LIVE" Option w/ Instructor Dr. Mary Ann Noack)

Youth Ministry (YM)

 YM 503 (OL) (1cr)  Spiritual Formation of Youth (Promo Video)
                ("Online "LIVE" Option w/ Instructor Dr. Ron Marrs (Session "B")

"Portland THRESHOLD" Schedule

ML 501 (2crs) – Theol. and Practice of Gospel-Centered Min. – Instructor
               Dr. Stephen Stallard (June 13 – June 14 - Portland/Global "THRESHOLD")
BT 502 (2crs) – Understanding Biblical Theology -  Instructor Dr. Josh Mathews
              (June 15 – June 16 - Portland/Global "THRESHOLD")

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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 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
    - WS-Global Directed Study request for Sp23 can only be submitted on/after Nov 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.