Seminary Academics

Semester dates: 5/18/2020 – 7/31/2020

Due to Covid-19, all summer classes will take place online with both synchronous video conference and asynchronous components. Video conference times will take place primarily during the original intensive week.

All classes begin on Canvas on May 18, 2020. 

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

Main Campus Intensive Courses

Course Title SH Faculty Days Time Location Notes
BIBL 6290 Intercultural Readings of the Bible 3 Lee & Edwards June 1-5 10am - 1pm CT
CEDF 7190 Developing Small Group Communities 3 Poterek & Widman June 1-5 2pm - 5pm CT
HSTY 5230 Christian History 3: North American Christianity 3 Boyer June 1-5 2pm - 5pm CT
SPFM 5211 Intercultural Spirituality: Praying Together 1 Trujillo June 4-6 Th/F 7-8pm CT ; S 9am-12pm CT
MNST 5130 Leading and Teaching in Ministry 3 Sutton June 8-12 10am - 1pm CT
MNST 5125 Introduction to Pastoral Care and Counseling 3 Pierre June 8-12 2pm - 5pm CT
FLDC 7315 Cultural Competency Module 1 Penny & DeNeui June 13 9:00am - 5:00pm

Center for Spiritual Direction Courses - Summer Cohorts will not take place as scheduled. Alternate dates and times will be scheduled and communicated to students in the CSD program.

Course Title SH Faculty Days Time Location Notes
SPFM 7501 Center for Spiritual Direction Courses 3 TBD TBD TBDvaries daily Restricted to Spiritual Direction Certificate students
SPFM 7503 Spiritual Directing: Listening to the Movement of God With Another 3 TBD TBD13-18 TBDvaries daily Restricted to Spiritual Direction Certificate students
SPFM 7505 The Ministry of Spiritual Direction: Listening to God in the Church and World 3 TBD TBD20-26 TBD Restricted to Spiritual Direction Certificate students

IGNITE Summer Courses

Course Title SH Faculty Days Time Location Notes
BIBL 5240 New Testament 1: The Texts and Their World 3 Nystrom June 1-5 2pm-5pm CT/12pm-3pm PT- 5pm Restricted to Mission Springs (IGNITE C3)
MNST 5125 Introduction to Pastoral Care and Counseling 3 Pierre June 1-5 2pm-5pm CT/12pm-3pm PT- 5pm Restricted to Mission Springs (IGNITE C2)
MNST 5115 Preaching the Word 3 Barton June 1-5 Large Group: 8am - 11am PT; Small Group: 4 - 5pm or 5 - 6pm PT Restricted to Mission Springs (IGNITE C1)

Great Lakes Conference Summer Course

Course Title SH Faculty Days Time Location Notes
BIBL 5210 Old Testament 1: The Pentateuch and Interpretation 3 Bruckner June 15-19 10am - 2pm CT Restricted to GLC Cohort

School of Restorative Arts - Stateville Correctional Center is currently closed to outside students. Courses are postponed indefinitely.

Course Title SH Faculty Days Time Location Notes
FLDC 5100 Vocational Excellence 1 Kersten & Lawson TBD Stateville Correctional Center RESTRICTED Stateville
SPFM 5201 Journey: The Story of Our Lives 1 Trujillo TBD Stateville Correctional Center RESTRICTED Stateville