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Registering for a Global Campus Course(s)

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 you haven't taken a class in a year or longer, you'll need to contact the admission office.
  • Step Two: Register for Your Global Campus Course(s):

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Registering at the Global Campus for Spring 2021

*(Open registration begins in November through SIS).

Spring 2021 - Global Campus - Semester Course Dates

    Standard 14 Weeks (Session "A")

    First 7 Weeks  (Session "B")

    Second 7 Weeks (Session "C")

Jan 9 - April 16

Jan 9 - Feb 27

Feb 27 - April 16

 

If you are nearing graduation and do not find the Online 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 555 (2crs) – Greek - Hope as Exiles: Exposition of 1 Peter -
              Lectures by Dr. Patrick Schreiner
OT 521 (3crs) – Hebrew 1 - Grammar - Lectures by Dr. Jan Verbruggen
OT 522 (3crs)  - Hebrew 2 -  Hebrew Grammar and Reading Narrative Texts -
              Lectures by Dr. Jan Verbruggen
OT 530 (2crs)  - Exegesis of Micah - 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 502 (OL) (4crs) – Interpreting the Prophets and Gospels
              ("Online LIVE" Option w/ Dr. Daniel Eng)
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
BL 555 (2crs) - Hope as Exiles: Exposition of 1 Peter Lectures by Dr. Patrick Schreiner

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/ Andrew Pack, Ed.D. Candidate)
BT 533 (2crs)
– Pauline Theology - Lectures by Dr. Thomas R. Schreiner

Chaplaincy Ministry (CA)

CA 506 (1cr) - Military Chaplaincy w/ Bob Rapp, Th.M (Session "B" - Jan 9th to Feb 27th)

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 (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 9th to Feb 27th)
CN 518 (3crs)
- Career Development: Theory & Techniques (San Jose Students only)
CN 543 (1cr)
- Premarital Counseling - Lectures by Norm Thiesen
               (Session "C" - Feb 27th to April 16th)

Christian Spirituality (CS)

CS 501H (2crs) – Learning to Love God and Others - Instruction by Dr. Randal Roberts
               (Hybrid - Portland Campus) - (THRESHOLD)
CS 501 (OL) (2crs) – Learning to Love God and Others                    
               ("Online LIVE" Option w/ Andrew Pack, Ed.D. Candidate)  - (THRESHOLD)
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
             (Online Campus - Directed Study Option)
IS 526 (2crs)
- Religions of the World - Lectures by Dr. John Branner (Cross-listed w/ TH 526)

Ministry Formation (MF)

MF 501H (2crs) - Introduction to Theological Study and Ministry Formation
                 Instruction by Dr. Ron Marrs (Hybrid - Portland Campus) - (THRESHOLD)
MF 501 (OL) (2crs) - Introduction to Theological Study and Ministry Formation                  
                  ("Online LIVE" Option w/ Dr. Ron Marrs) - (THRESHOLD)
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. - Lectures by Dr. Steve Korch   
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 (OL) (2crs) – Ministerial Ethics
                (Online "LIVE" Option w/ Dr. Josh Mathews)
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
                (Session "C" - Feb 27th to April 16th)
ML 570 (OL) (2crs) - Theology and Practice of Faith and Work (Cross-listed w/ TH 570)
                 ("Online LIVE" Option w/ Dr. Charles Conniry)

Pastoral Theology

        PT 501 (OL) (2crs) - Pastoral Care and Leadership
                       (Online "LIVE" Option w/ Dr. John Johnson)

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/ Todd Miles, Ph.D.)
TH 503 (4crs) – Living as the Community of the Spirit: Theology III - Lectures by
                Dr. Gerry Breshears
TH 504 (2cr) – Integrating Ministry and Theology - Lectures by Dr. Gerry Breshears
TH 504XH (Part 1 - 1cr) – Integrating Ministry and Theology (Part 1) - Instruction by
                Dr. Gerry Breshears (Hybrid - Portland Campus) - (CAPSTONE)
TH 523 (2) Prayer and Providence - Lectures by Dr.Gerry Breashears & Dr. Todd Miles
TH 526 (2) Religions of the World - Lectures by Dr. John Branner (Cross-listed w/ IS 526)

Youth Ministry (YM)

YM 501 (2crs) - Developing a Theological Model for 21st Century Youth Ministry-Instruction by
                Dr. Ron Marrs

"THRESHOLD" Schedule

Portland "Hybrid" options
 CS 501H
- Loving God and Others, M-W (2/22,  2/23,  2/24) - Web Conference
 MF 501H
- Intro Theol Study & Ministry Formation, W-F (2/24, 2/25, 1/26) - Web Conference
"Online LIVE" options
 CS 501 (OL) (2crs)
– Learning to Love God and Others Web - Conference Thurs. 1/21 to 4/8
 MF 501 (OL) (2crs)
- Intro. Theol. Study & Ministry Form. - Web Conference Wedn. 1/13 to 4/7    

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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 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.
    - Global Campus Directed Study request for Sp21 can only be submitted on/after Nov 1, 2020
    - Global Campus Directed Study request for Su21 can only be submitted on/after March 1, 2021   
    - Global Campus Directed Study request for F21 can only be submitted on/after July 1, 2021

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