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Seminary Academics

Semester Dates: August 26 – December 13, 2024

For academic courses, please register using the Self-Service system. To register for FLDC 7310 Internship Residency or FLDC 7316 Clinical Pastoral Education, please use the Fall 2024 Field Education Registration Request form by August 16, 2024. Internship agreements must be uploaded with registration request. For any other special inquiries, please email Seminary Academic Services.

Fall 2024 Campus Immersion will take place September 10-13. Please note that weekly class times will be adjusted this week.

* Hybrid courses include both synchronous (1.5 hours) and asynchronous (1.5 hours) instruction weekly. Students should additionally plan to devote 3 hours each week per credit for coursework outside of instructional hours.

Note: All syllabi posted below are draft versions; please consult the syllabus posted in Canvas for the final version.

Main Campus Courses

Course Title SH Faculty Days Time Location Notes
BIBL 5109-01 Greek 1 3 TH 5:45-7:15pm* Main Campus Sept. 12 session will shift to 10:15am-12:00pm on campus.
BIBL 5111-01 Greek Exegesis for Preaching and Teaching 3 Lee T 5:45-8:30pm Main Campus An additional 30-minute weekly tutorial will be scheduled outside of class hours.
BIBL 5112 Greek Readings 1 Lee T 11:45am-12:45pm Main Campus
BIBL 5210-01 Old Testament 1: Pentateuch & Interpretation 3 T 5:45-7:15pm* Main Campus On campus session Sept. 13, 8am-12pm, replaces Sept. 10 session.
BIBL 5230-01 Old Testament 3: Wisdom & Israel's Praise 3 Clayton T 7:30-9:00pm* Main Campus
BIBL 6102-01 Hebrew Readings 1 Clayton TH 12:00pm-1:00pm Main Campus
HSTY 5210-01 Christian History 1: the Early Church to the Early Reformation 3 Ondrey T 7:30-9:00pm* Main Campus On campus session Sept. 13, 1:30-5:00pm, replaces Sept. 10 session.
INTG 5010-01 The Life of the Leader 2 Griffin Sept. 14 9:00am-5:00pm Main Campus
MNST 5108-01 Ministry Identity and Practice 3 Widman Sept. 9-13 8:00am-5:00pm Main Campus
MNST 5120-01 Gospel Communication in Context 3 Dodson TH 7:30-9:00pm* Main Campus Sept. 12 session will shift to 5:45-7:15pm on campus.
MNST 5125-01 Pastoral Care and Counseling 3 Pierre TH 7:30-9:00pm* Main Campus Sept. 12 session will shift to Sept. 12 1:30-5:00pm and Sept. 13 8am-5:00pm.
SPFM 5201-01 Journey: The Story of Our Lives 1 Peterson Sept. 10-12 T: 9:00am-4:00pm; W: 8:00am-5:00pm; TH: 8:00am-10:00am Main Campus
SPFM 5211-01 Intercultural Spirituality 1 Wong Sept. 12-14 TH/F: 6:00-9:00pm; S: 9:00am-5:00pm Main Campus
THEO 5120-01 Christian Worship 3 Bjorlin T 5:45-7:15pm* Main Campus
THEO 5130-01 Christian Ethics 3 Belmonte Stephens T 2:45pm-4:15pm* Main Campus
FLDC 5300-01 Vocational Excellence 1 Griffin and Wiebe Sept. 10-12 T: 9:00am-4:00pm, W: 8:00am-5:00pm, TH: 8:00am-5:00pm Main Campus
FLDC 7315-A1 Intercultural Development Module 1 Cain and Widman Sept. 27 9:00am-5:00pm Main Campus
FLDC 7318-B1 Theological Reflection Module 1 Cain and Widman Nov. 8 9:00am-5:00pm Main Campus

Online Courses

Course Title SH Faculty Days Time Location Notes
BIBL 5109-02 Greek 1 3 TH 5:45-7:15pm* Online Synchronous. Sept. 12 session will shift to 10:15am-12:00pm on campus.
BIBL 5111-02 Greek Exegesis for Preaching and Teaching 3 Lee T 5:45-8:30pm Online Synchronous. An additional 30-minute weekly tutorial will be scheduled outside of class hours.
BIBL 5112-02 Greek Readings 1 Lee T 11:45am-12:45pm Online Synchronous
BIBL 5210-02 Old Testament 1: Pentateuch & Interpretation 3 T 5:45-7:15pm* Online On campus session Sept. 13, 8am-12pm, replaces Sept. 10 session.
BIBL 5230-02 Old Testament 3: Wisdom & Israel's Praise 3 Clayton T 7:30-9:00pm* Online Synchronous
BIBL 6102-02 HebrewReadings 1 Clayton TH 12:00pm-1:00pm Online Synchronous
HSTY 5210-02 Christian History 1: the Early Church to the Early Reformation 3 Ondrey T 7:30-9:00pm* Online On campus session Sept. 13, 1:30-5:00pm, replaces Sept. 10 session.
MNST 5120-02 Gospel Communication in Context 3 Dodson TH 7:30-9:00pm* Online Synchronous. Sept. 12 session will shift to 5:45-7:15pm on campus.
MNST 5125-02 Pastoral Care and Counseling 3 Pierre TH 7:30-9:00pm* Online Synchronous. Sept. 12 session will shift to Sept. 12 1:30-5:00pm and Sept. 13 8am-5:00pm.
THEO 5120-02 Christian Worship 3 Bjorlin T 5:45-7:15pm* Online Synchronous
THEO 5130-02 Christian Ethics 3 Belmonte Stephens T 2:45pm-4:15pm* Online Synchronous
FLDC 5300-B1 Vocational Excellence 1 Griffin and Stewart Nov. 1-2, 8-9 9:00am-5:00pm Online Synchronous
FLDC 7315-A2 Intercultural Development Module 1 Cain and Widman Oct. 5 9:00am-5:00pm Online Synchronous
FLDC 7318-B2 Theological Reflection Module 1 Cain and Widman Nov. 16 9:00am-5:00pm Online Synchronous

Conference Cohort Courses

Course Title SH Faculty Days Time Location Notes
BIBL 5250-01 New Testament 2: The Texts and Their Theology 3 Lee Sept. 16-20 8:00am-5:00pm Mission Springs Ignite Cohort 4
CEDF 6240-01 Intergenerational Communities 3 Sosa Sept. 16-20 8:00am - 5:00pm Mission Springs Ignite Cohort 5
CEDF 5100-01 Christian Education and Formation in the Church 3 Poterek Sept. 16-20 8:00am-5:00pm Mission Springs Ignite Cohort 6
SPFM 5210-02 Journey: The Story of Our Lives 1 Mission Springs Ignite Cohort 6
MNST 5125-03 Pastoral Care and Counseling 3 Sept. 9-13 8:00am-5:00pm Carol Joy Holling Equip Cohort 2
CEDF 5100-02 Christian Education and Formation in the Church 3 Olfelt Sept. 9-13 8:00am-5:00pm Carol Joy Holling Equip Cohort 3
SPFM 5210-03 Journey: The Story of Our Lives 1 Sept. 12-14 THF: 7:00-9:30pm, Sa: 8:00am-4:00pm Carol Joy Holling Equip Cohort 3
BIBL 5210-03 Old Testament 1: Pentateuch & Interpretation 3 Clayton M 7:00pm-8:30pm Online Synchronous Ignite Cohort 6 and Equip Cohort 3

School of Restorative Arts Courses

Course Title SH Faculty Days Time Location Notes
MNST 5130-02 Leading and Teaching in Ministry 3 Kolianz F 1:30-4:30pm Logan Correctional Center
THEO 7190-02 Political Theologies 3 Hoskins W 1:30-4:30pm Logan Correctional Center
THEO 5120-04 Christian Worship 3 Bjorlin TH 10:30am-1:15pm Stateville Correctional Center
THEO 6334-02 Peace, Justice, and Restorative Practices 3 Dodson T 6:30am-9:15am Stateville Correctional Center

Center for Spiritual Direction Courses

Course Title SH Faculty Days Time Location Notes
SPFM 7502-01 Listening & Discerning Practicum 1 3 Online Asynchronous
SPFM 7504-01 Spiritual Direction Practicum 2 3 Online Asynchronous

Covenant Orientation Courses

Course Title SH Faculty Days Time Location Notes
ECCO 5010-01 Vocational Excellence 1 Griffin and Wiebe Sept. 10-12 T: 9:00am-4:00pm, W: 8:00am-5:00pm, TH: 8:00am-5:00pm Main Campus Synchronous
ECCO 5010-B2 Vocational Excellence 1 Griffin and Stewart Nov. 1-2, 8-9 9:00am-5:00pm Online Synchronous
ECCO 5040-01 Mission and Ministry of the ECC 3 De Neui & Gilliard Sept. 27, Oct. 4, 11, 18 1:00pm-5:00pm Online Synchronous