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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 Summer 2019

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

Summer 2019 - Online Campus Session Dates
Session "A" 14 Weeks April 27 - Aug. 5
Session "B" Weeks 1-7 April 27 - June 17
Session "C" Weeks 8-14 June 15 - Aug. 5

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 (BL 513, TH 513, NT 512Y).

Scheduled Classes:
Biblical Languages (NT & OT)

NT 512 (3crs) – Greek Reading and Syntax - Lectures by Dr. Patrick Schreiner
NT 513
(2crs) – Greek Exegesis - Lectures by Dr. Patrick Schreiner
OT 512
(3crs) – Hebrew Reading and Syntax - Lectures by Dr. Jan Verbruggen
OT 513
(2crs) – Hebrew Exegesis - 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 502X (Part 1) (2crs) - Interpreting the Old Testament III: The Prophets -
                               Lectures by Dr. J. Carl Laney
BL 503 (4crs) - Interpreting Acts to Revelation - Lectures by Dr. Josh Mathews
   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

Chaplaincy Ministry (CA)

CA 501 (2crs) – The Chaplaincy - Lectures by Dr. Dave Fredrickson

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

Counseling Ministry (CNS)

CNS 518 (1-3crs)- Career and Lifestyle Developent - Lectures by Dr. Norm Thiesen and Guests
CNS 544 (1 or 3crs) - Counseling Violence and Abuse Issues - Lectures by Dr. Gayle Scheller

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)

N/A

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

Ministry Leadership (ML)

ML 501 (2crs) – Theology and Practice of Gospel-Centered Ministry - Lectures by Dr. Steve Korch   
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, By Dr. Gerry Breshears
ML 508 (2crs) – Preaching Gospel-Centered Messages - Lectures by Dr. Jeff Louie
                        & Dr. Steve Mathewson

Pastoral Theology (N/A
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 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 525 (2crs) - Christology - Lectures by Dr. Bruce A. Ware

Women's Pastoral Leadership (WL)

WL 502 (1) Women in Pain, Part 1 - Lectures by Dr. Bev Hislop (Session C)

Youth Ministry (YM) - Text-Based Courses

YM 503 (1)  Spiritual Formation of Youth - Instruction by Dr. Ron Marrs (Text Based Course) (Session B)

Hybrid Schedule

CS501H - Loving God and Others 4/27 6/17-19 8/9
MF500H/MF501H -
Intro Theol Study & Ministry Formation 4/27 6/19-21 8/9
ML502H -
Transformational Leadership 4/27 7/1-3 8/9
ML503H -
Nurturing Faithful Disciples 4/27 6/26-28 8/9
NT513H -
Greek Exegesis - Exegesis of Philemon 4/27 6/19-21 8/9
PT502H
- Theology and Practice of Worship 4/27 6/24-26 8/9
TH504H -
Integrating Ministry and Theology 4/27 6/19-21 8/9
TH570HA - Contemporary Challenges in Apologetics 4/27 6/3-7 8/9
TH570HB
- Theology of Honor/Shame 4/27 6/10-12 8/9

 

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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 Su19 can only be submitted on/after March 1, 2019
    - Online Campus Directed Study request for F19 can only be submitted on/after July 1, 2019
    - Online Campus Directed Study request for Sp20 can only be submitted on/after November 1, 2019

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