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AS101 A 3 Seminar on Practical Theology, Hermeneutics, and Research* 14/15
Tue 6:40–9:35p 8/29–12/23 WSC 105 info »

*This course is limited to students in the Accelerated Advanced Standing program. Email registrar@dts.edu to register.

Description
A study of key practices and passages related to Practical Theology and Hermeneutics, with discussion on research procedures. Enrollment is limited to students in the Accelerated Advanced Standing program and requires the consent of the Advanced Standing Committee.
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"A" means Dallas Campus daytime
Dates
08/29–12/23
Classroom
WSC 105
AS103 A 3 Seminar on Old Testament Books* 15/15
Mon 1:00–3:40p 8/29–12/23 WSC 104 info »

*This course is limited to students in the Accelerated Advanced Standing program. Email registrar@dts.edu to register.

Description
A select exposition of the Old Testament books, with emphasis on critical issues, biblical theology, genre, and application. Enrollment is limited to students in the Accelerated Advanced Standing program and requires the consent of the Advanced Standing Committee. Prerequisite or Corequisite: AS101 Seminar on Practical Theology, Hermeneutics, and Research for ThM Students and BE101 Bible Study Methods and Hermeneutics for MA students.
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"A" means Dallas Campus daytime
Dates
08/29–12/23
Classroom
WSC 104
AS105 A 3 Seminar on God, Creation, Humanity, and Sin* 12/15
Mon 3:50–6:30p 8/29–12/23 WSC 104 info »

*This course is limited to students in the Accelerated Advanced Standing program email registrar@dts.edu to register.

Description
A biblical, historical, and systematic study of the seminal issues in trinitarianism, angelology, anthropology, and hamartiology. Enrollment is limited to students in the Accelerated Advanced Standing program and requires the consent of the Advanced Standing Committee. Prerequisite: ST101 Theological Method and Bibliology.
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"A" means Dallas Campus daytime
Dates
08/29–12/23
Classroom
WSC 104
Bible Exposition
Course Sec Hours Title Reg Profs Days Times Meetings Room
BE101 A 3 Bible Study Methods and Hermeneutics 84/160
Tu,Th 9:10–10:25a 8/29–12/23 CAC 204 info »
Description
An introduction to inductive Bible study involving the steps of observation, interpretation (hermeneutics), application, and correlation. Principles in these steps are applied to several biblical passages and books. Required prerequisite or corequisite to all Bible Exposition courses.
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"A" means Dallas Campus daytime
Dates
08/29–12/23
Classroom
CAC 204
BE101 HO 3 Bible Study Methods and Hermeneutics 20/32
Mon 6:00–8:45p 8/29–12/23 RGCY 127 info »
Description
An introduction to inductive Bible study involving the steps of observation, interpretation (hermeneutics), application, and correlation. Principles in these steps are applied to several biblical passages and books. Required prerequisite or corequisite to all Bible Exposition courses.
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"HO" means Houston Campus
Dates
08/29–12/23
Classroom
RGCY 127
BE101 N 3 Bible Study Methods and Hermeneutics 58/86
Tue 6:40–9:35p 8/29–12/23 CAC 206 info »
Description
An introduction to inductive Bible study involving the steps of observation, interpretation (hermeneutics), application, and correlation. Principles in these steps are applied to several biblical passages and books. Required prerequisite or corequisite to all Bible Exposition courses.
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"N" means Night Course in Dallas
Dates
08/29–12/23
Classroom
CAC 206
BE101 OL 3 Bible Study Methods and Hermeneutics 154/160
online info »
Description
An introduction to inductive Bible study involving the steps of observation, interpretation (hermeneutics), application, and correlation. Principles in these steps are applied to several biblical passages and books. Required prerequisite or corequisite to all Bible Exposition courses.
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"OL" means Online Course
Dates
08/29–12/23
BE101 PU 3 Bible Study Methods and Hermeneutics*
hybrid course meets 8/29–12/23
0/30
Lopez
Th,Fr,Sa 8:00a–5:00p 10/13–15 N/A  info »

*This section is taught in Puebla, Mexico. This is a hybrid section with both online and in-class elements. Hybrid courses run the length of of the full semester.

Description
An introduction to inductive Bible study involving the steps of observation, interpretation (hermeneutics), application, and correlation. Principles in these steps are applied to several biblical passages and books. Required prerequisite or corequisite to all Bible Exposition courses.
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"PU" means Puebla, Mexico
Dates
08/29–12/23
Meetings
10/13–10/15 8:00a–5:00p N/A (Meets in OS)
BE102 A 3 Old Testament History I 42/66
Tu,Th 1:00–2:15p 8/29–12/23 TODD 115 info »
Description
An exposition of Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers, Deuteronomy, Joshua, and Judges with emphasis on the biblical theology of these books, their genre, and application. Prerequisite or Corequisite: BE101 Bible Study Methods and Hermeneutics. 3 hours.
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Section
"A" means Dallas Campus daytime
Dates
08/29–12/23
Classroom
TODD 115
BE102 OL 3 Old Testament History I 100/150
online info »
Description
An exposition of Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers, Deuteronomy, Joshua, and Judges with emphasis on the biblical theology of these books, their genre, and application. Prerequisite or Corequisite: BE101 Bible Study Methods and Hermeneutics. 3 hours.
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"OL" means Online Course
Dates
08/29–12/23
BE103 A 2 Old Testament History II & Poetry 29/30
Tu,Th 1:00–2:15p 8/30–11/1 CAC 201 info »
Description
An exposition of the historical books (1 Samuel through Esther), Job, Proverbs, Ecclesiastes, and Song of Solomon with emphasis on the biblical theology of these books, their genre, and application. Prerequisite or Corequisite: BE101 Bible Study Methods and Hermeneutics.  Recommended Prerequisite: BE102 Old Testament History I. 2 hours.
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"A" means Dallas Campus daytime
Dates
08/30–11/01
Classroom
CAC 201
BE103 B 2 Old Testament History II & Poetry 30/40
Wed 1:00–3:40p 8/31–11/2 CAC 208 info »
Description
An exposition of the historical books (1 Samuel through Esther), Job, Proverbs, Ecclesiastes, and Song of Solomon with emphasis on the biblical theology of these books, their genre, and application. Prerequisite or Corequisite: BE101 Bible Study Methods and Hermeneutics.  Recommended Prerequisite: BE102 Old Testament History I. 2 hours.
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"B" means Dallas Campus daytime
Dates
08/31–11/02
Classroom
CAC 208
BE103 HO 2 Old Testament History II & Poetry 25/60
Thu 6:00–8:45p 8/29–11/4 RGCY 131 info »
Description
An exposition of the historical books (1 Samuel through Esther), Job, Proverbs, Ecclesiastes, and Song of Solomon with emphasis on the biblical theology of these books, their genre, and application. Prerequisite or Corequisite: BE101 Bible Study Methods and Hermeneutics.  Recommended Prerequisite: BE102 Old Testament History I. 2 hours.
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"HO" means Houston Campus
Dates
08/29–11/04
Classroom
RGCY 131
BE103 OL 2 Old Testament History II & Poetry 84/150
online info »
Description
An exposition of the historical books (1 Samuel through Esther), Job, Proverbs, Ecclesiastes, and Song of Solomon with emphasis on the biblical theology of these books, their genre, and application. Prerequisite or Corequisite: BE101 Bible Study Methods and Hermeneutics.  Recommended Prerequisite: BE102 Old Testament History I. 2 hours.
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"OL" means Online Course
Dates
08/29–12/23
BE104 A 3 OT Prophets* 27/30
Wed 7:45–10:25a 8/29–12/23 CAC 202 info »

*This section will be recorded for future online use.

Description
An exposition of the preexilic, exilic, and postexilic writing prophets (Isaiah through Malachi), excluding Jonah, but including Lamentations with emphasis on the biblical theology of these books, their genre, and application. Prerequisite or Corequisite: BE101 Bible Study Methods and Hermeneutics and BE103 Old Testament History II and Poetry (or for BE103-pre-course completion of reading as specified by the department). 3 hours
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"A" means Dallas Campus daytime
Dates
08/29–12/23
Classroom
CAC 202
BE104 AU 3 OT Prophets
hybrid course meets 8/29–12/23
3/30
Sat 8:00a–5:00p 9/10, 10/8, 11/5 info »
Description
An exposition of the preexilic, exilic, and postexilic writing prophets (Isaiah through Malachi), excluding Jonah, but including Lamentations with emphasis on the biblical theology of these books, their genre, and application. Prerequisite or Corequisite: BE101 Bible Study Methods and Hermeneutics and BE103 Old Testament History II and Poetry (or for BE103-pre-course completion of reading as specified by the department). 3 hours
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"AU" means Austin
Dates
08/29–12/23
Meetings
Sat. 09/10 8:00a–5:00p
Sat. 10/08 8:00a–5:00p
Sat. 11/05 8:00a–5:00p
BE104 DC 3 OT Prophets*
hybrid course meets 8/29–12/23
15/24
Sat 8:00a–4:00p 9/24, 10/22, 12/3 info »

*This is a hybrid section taught both online and in the classroom. Hybrid courses run the length of the full semester.

Description
An exposition of the preexilic, exilic, and postexilic writing prophets (Isaiah through Malachi), excluding Jonah, but including Lamentations with emphasis on the biblical theology of these books, their genre, and application. Prerequisite or Corequisite: BE101 Bible Study Methods and Hermeneutics and BE103 Old Testament History II and Poetry (or for BE103-pre-course completion of reading as specified by the department). 3 hours
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"DC" means Washington, DC
Dates
08/29–12/23
Meetings
Sat. 09/24 8:00a–4:00p
Sat. 10/22 8:00a–4:00p
Sat. 12/03 8:00a–4:00p
BE104 N 3 OT Prophets 27/86
Tue 6:40–9:35p 8/29–12/23 CAC 205 info »
Description
An exposition of the preexilic, exilic, and postexilic writing prophets (Isaiah through Malachi), excluding Jonah, but including Lamentations with emphasis on the biblical theology of these books, their genre, and application. Prerequisite or Corequisite: BE101 Bible Study Methods and Hermeneutics and BE103 Old Testament History II and Poetry (or for BE103-pre-course completion of reading as specified by the department). 3 hours
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"N" means Night Course in Dallas
Dates
08/29–12/23
Classroom
CAC 205
BE104 OL 3 OT Prophets 86/150
online info »
Description
An exposition of the preexilic, exilic, and postexilic writing prophets (Isaiah through Malachi), excluding Jonah, but including Lamentations with emphasis on the biblical theology of these books, their genre, and application. Prerequisite or Corequisite: BE101 Bible Study Methods and Hermeneutics and BE103 Old Testament History II and Poetry (or for BE103-pre-course completion of reading as specified by the department). 3 hours
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"OL" means Online Course
Dates
08/29–12/23
BE105 A 2 The Gospels 25/40
Wed 2:25–5:05p 8/31–11/2 CAC 207 info »
Description
An exposition of Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John with emphasis on the biblical theology of these books, their genre, and application. Recommended Prerequisite: BE104 Old Testament Prophets. Prerequisite or Corequisite: BE101 Bible Study Methods and Hermeneutics. Recommended Prerequisite: BE104 Old Testament Prophets
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"A" means Dallas Campus daytime
Dates
08/31–11/02
Classroom
CAC 207
BE105 HO 2 The Gospels 22/32
Freedman
Sat 9:00a–5:00p 8/27, 9/17, 10/8, 10/29 RGCY 127 info »
Description
An exposition of Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John with emphasis on the biblical theology of these books, their genre, and application. Recommended Prerequisite: BE104 Old Testament Prophets. Prerequisite or Corequisite: BE101 Bible Study Methods and Hermeneutics. Recommended Prerequisite: BE104 Old Testament Prophets
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"HO" means Houston Campus
Dates
08/27–10/29
Classroom
RGCY 127
Meetings
Sat. 08/27 9:00a–5:00p RGCY 127
Sat. 09/17 9:00a–5:00p RGCY 127
Sat. 10/08 9:00a–5:00p RGCY 127
Sat. 10/29 9:00a–5:00p RGCY 127
BE105 OL 2 The Gospels 54/150
online info »
Description
An exposition of Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John with emphasis on the biblical theology of these books, their genre, and application. Recommended Prerequisite: BE104 Old Testament Prophets. Prerequisite or Corequisite: BE101 Bible Study Methods and Hermeneutics. Recommended Prerequisite: BE104 Old Testament Prophets
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"OL" means Online Course
Dates
08/29–12/23
BE105 PU 2 The Gospels*
hybrid course meets 8/29–12/23
0/30
MTW 8:00a–5:00p 10/17–19 N/A  info »

*This section is taught in Puebla, Mexico. This is a hybrid section with both online and in-class elements. Hybrid courses run the length of the full semester.

Description
An exposition of Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John with emphasis on the biblical theology of these books, their genre, and application. Recommended Prerequisite: BE104 Old Testament Prophets. Prerequisite or Corequisite: BE101 Bible Study Methods and Hermeneutics. Recommended Prerequisite: BE104 Old Testament Prophets
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"PU" means Puebla, Mexico
Dates
08/29–12/23
Meetings
10/17–10/19 8:00a–5:00p N/A (Meets in OS)
BE106 A 3 Acts & Pauline Epistles 29/66
Mon 2:25–5:05p 8/29–12/23 TODD 115 info »
Description
An exposition of Acts and 10 of the Pauline Epistles (all except Romans, Ephesians, and Philippians), with emphasis on the biblical theology of these books, their genre, and application. Prerequisite or Corequisite: BE101 Bible Study Methods and Hermeneutics and BE105 The Gospels (or for BE105-pre-course completion of reading as specified by the department).
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"A" means Dallas Campus daytime
Dates
08/29–12/23
Classroom
TODD 115
BE106 B 3 Acts & Pauline Epistles 25/66
Tue 7:45–10:25a 8/29–12/23 CAC 206 info »
Description
An exposition of Acts and 10 of the Pauline Epistles (all except Romans, Ephesians, and Philippians), with emphasis on the biblical theology of these books, their genre, and application. Prerequisite or Corequisite: BE101 Bible Study Methods and Hermeneutics and BE105 The Gospels (or for BE105-pre-course completion of reading as specified by the department).
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"B" means Dallas Campus daytime
Dates
08/29–12/23
Classroom
CAC 206
BE106 GA 3 Acts & Pauline Epistles
hybrid course meets 8/29–12/23
5/30
Sat 8:00a–5:00p 9/3, 10/1, 10/29 info »
Description
An exposition of Acts and 10 of the Pauline Epistles (all except Romans, Ephesians, and Philippians), with emphasis on the biblical theology of these books, their genre, and application. Prerequisite or Corequisite: BE101 Bible Study Methods and Hermeneutics and BE105 The Gospels (or for BE105-pre-course completion of reading as specified by the department).
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"GA" means Atlanta
Dates
08/29–12/23
Meetings
Sat. 09/03 8:00a–5:00p
Sat. 10/01 8:00a–5:00p
Sat. 10/29 8:00a–5:00p
BE106 OL 3 Acts & Pauline Epistles 63/150
online info »
Description
An exposition of Acts and 10 of the Pauline Epistles (all except Romans, Ephesians, and Philippians), with emphasis on the biblical theology of these books, their genre, and application. Prerequisite or Corequisite: BE101 Bible Study Methods and Hermeneutics and BE105 The Gospels (or for BE105-pre-course completion of reading as specified by the department).
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"OL" means Online Course
Dates
08/29–12/23
BE107 A 3 Hebrews, General Epistles, & Revelation 25/66
Wed 7:45–10:25a 8/29–12/23 TODD 115 info »
Description
An exposition of Hebrews, James, 1 and 2 Peter, 1, 2, and 3 John, Jude, and Revelation with emphasis on the biblical theology of these books, their genre, and application. Prerequisite or Corequisite: BE101 Bible Study Methods and Hermeneutics.
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"A" means Dallas Campus daytime
Dates
08/29–12/23
Classroom
TODD 115
BE107 HO 3 Hebrews, General Epistles, & Revelation 15/60
Thu 7:00–9:45a 8/29–12/23 RGCY 131 info »
Description
An exposition of Hebrews, James, 1 and 2 Peter, 1, 2, and 3 John, Jude, and Revelation with emphasis on the biblical theology of these books, their genre, and application. Prerequisite or Corequisite: BE101 Bible Study Methods and Hermeneutics.
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"HO" means Houston Campus
Dates
08/29–12/23
Classroom
RGCY 131
BE107 OL 3 Hebrews, General Epistles, & Revelation 43/150
online info »
Description
An exposition of Hebrews, James, 1 and 2 Peter, 1, 2, and 3 John, Jude, and Revelation with emphasis on the biblical theology of these books, their genre, and application. Prerequisite or Corequisite: BE101 Bible Study Methods and Hermeneutics.
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"OL" means Online Course
Dates
08/29–12/23
BE109 A 3 Ruth, Psalms, Jonah, & Selected Epistles 13/30
Tu,Th 2:25–3:40p 8/29–12/23 CAC 201 info »
Description
An exposition of Ruth, Psalms, Jonah, and three of Paul' epistles (Romans, Ephesians, and Philippians) that are not taught in the other required Bible courses, with emphasis on the biblical theology of these books, their genre, and application. This course is required for M.A. students and is an elective for Th.M. students. Prerequisite or Corequisite: BE101 Bible Study Methods and Hermeneutics. Recommended Prerequisites: BE102 Old Testament History I and BE104 Old Testament Prophets.
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"A" means Dallas Campus daytime
Dates
08/29–12/23
Classroom
CAC 201
BE109 GA 3 Ruth, Psalms, Jonah, & Selected Epistles
hybrid course meets 8/29–12/23
6/30
Sat 8:00a–5:00p 9/17, 10/15, 11/12 info »
Description
An exposition of Ruth, Psalms, Jonah, and three of Paul' epistles (Romans, Ephesians, and Philippians) that are not taught in the other required Bible courses, with emphasis on the biblical theology of these books, their genre, and application. This course is required for M.A. students and is an elective for Th.M. students. Prerequisite or Corequisite: BE101 Bible Study Methods and Hermeneutics. Recommended Prerequisites: BE102 Old Testament History I and BE104 Old Testament Prophets.
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"GA" means Atlanta
Dates
08/29–12/23
Meetings
Sat. 09/17 8:00a–5:00p
Sat. 10/15 8:00a–5:00p
Sat. 11/12 8:00a–5:00p
BE109 HO 3 Ruth, Psalms, Jonah, & Selected Epistles 9/28
Tue 1:15–4:00p 8/29–12/23 RGCY 133 info »
Description
An exposition of Ruth, Psalms, Jonah, and three of Paul' epistles (Romans, Ephesians, and Philippians) that are not taught in the other required Bible courses, with emphasis on the biblical theology of these books, their genre, and application. This course is required for M.A. students and is an elective for Th.M. students. Prerequisite or Corequisite: BE101 Bible Study Methods and Hermeneutics. Recommended Prerequisites: BE102 Old Testament History I and BE104 Old Testament Prophets.
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"HO" means Houston Campus
Dates
08/29–12/23
Classroom
RGCY 133
BE109 OL 3 Ruth, Psalms, Jonah, & Selected Epistles 44/150
online info »
Description
An exposition of Ruth, Psalms, Jonah, and three of Paul' epistles (Romans, Ephesians, and Philippians) that are not taught in the other required Bible courses, with emphasis on the biblical theology of these books, their genre, and application. This course is required for M.A. students and is an elective for Th.M. students. Prerequisite or Corequisite: BE101 Bible Study Methods and Hermeneutics. Recommended Prerequisites: BE102 Old Testament History I and BE104 Old Testament Prophets.
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"OL" means Online Course
Dates
08/29–12/23
BE201 DC 3 The Story of Scripture: Genesis to Revelation*
hybrid course meets 8/29–12/23
27/30
Th,Fr,Sa see info 11/17–19 info »

*This is a hybrid section taught both online and in the classroom. Hybrid courses run the length of the full semester.

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"DC" means Washington, DC
Dates
08/29–12/23
Meetings
Thu. 11/17 1:00p–5:00p
11/18–11/19 8:00a–4:00p
BE201 OL 3 The Story of Scripture: Genesis to Revelation 57/100
online info »
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"OL" means Online Course
Dates
08/29–12/23
BE210 A 3 Advanced Bible Study Methods 6/30
Tu,Th 3:50–5:05p 8/29–12/23 CAC 207 info »
Description
An advanced study of principles of Bible study emphasizing synthetic, historical, analytical, topical, theological, biographical, and devotional methods.
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"A" means Dallas Campus daytime
Dates
08/29–12/23
Classroom
CAC 207
BE315 A 3 Bible Manners and Customs 11/25
Thu 1:00–3:40p 8/29–12/23 TODD 218 info »
Description
A study of the practices of everyday life in the ancient Near Eastern and first-century world that illumine and explain the Old and New Testaments. May also be credited in the Department of Old Testament Studies or the Department of New Testament Studies.
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"A" means Dallas Campus daytime
Dates
08/29–12/23
Classroom
TODD 218
BE412 HO 2 Job and a Theology of Suffering 9/28
Sat 8:00a–5:00p 8/27, 9/17, 10/8, 10/29 RGCY 133 info »
Description
An expositional study of the Book of Job, giving attention to the nature of the book, its content, and its relevance to theology and attitude toward God during times of suffering.
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"HO" means Houston Campus
Dates
08/27–10/29
Classroom
RGCY 133
Meetings
Sat. 08/27 8:00a–5:00p RGCY 133
Sat. 09/17 8:00a–5:00p RGCY 133
Sat. 10/08 8:00a–5:00p RGCY 133
Sat. 10/29 8:00a–5:00p RGCY 133
BE505 OL 3 The Kingdom & Covenants 36/120
online info »
Description
A thematic study of the unfolding of the theocratic kingdom program throughout the Scriptures, tracing its origin, historical development in various forms, and its ultimate consummation in the reign of Christ, together with a study of the biblical covenants in relation to the kingdom.
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"OL" means Online Course
Dates
08/29–12/23
BE510 OL 3 The Life of Christ on Earth 6/150
online info »
Description
A thematic study of the earthly life of Christ, tracing in detail the movements of His presentation, authentication, opposition, and rejection.
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"OL" means Online Course
Dates
08/29–12/23
BE515 N 2 The Parables of Christ 9/30
Mon 6:45–9:30p 8/29–10/31 CAC 211 info »
Description
An analytical and expository study of the parables of Christ, with attention to the hermeneutics of parabolic literature in the Scriptures.
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"N" means Night Course in Dallas
Dates
08/29–10/31
Classroom
CAC 211
BE545 A 3 Introduction to Biblical Theology 7/30
We,Fr 1:00–2:15p 8/29–12/23 CAC 202 info »
Description
An introduction to the discipline of biblical theology that includes study of its history, principles, and methods. Readings in significant authors will form the basis for class discussion.
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"A" means Dallas Campus daytime
Dates
08/29–12/23
Classroom
CAC 202
BE547 OL 3 A Biblical Theology of Suffering, Disability, and the Church 5/150
online info »
Description
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"OL" means Online Course
Dates
08/29–12/23
Biblical Counseling
Course Sec Hours Title Reg Profs Days Times Meetings Room
BC101 A 2 Pastoral Counseling 19/25
Thu 8:00–9:50a 8/29–12/23 CAC 103 info »
Description
A course designed to consider the special issues associated with the theory, practice, and administration of counseling in pastoral contexts. Students will receive training for certification in the PREPARE-ENRICH© and Counselaid® assessments as well as the Strategic Pastoral Counseling model.
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"A" means Dallas Campus daytime
Dates
08/29–12/23
Classroom
CAC 103
BC101 OL 2 Pastoral Counseling 44/150
online info »
Description
A course designed to consider the special issues associated with the theory, practice, and administration of counseling in pastoral contexts. Students will receive training for certification in the PREPARE-ENRICH© and Counselaid® assessments as well as the Strategic Pastoral Counseling model.
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"OL" means Online Course
Dates
08/29–12/23
BC102 A 3 Theological and Psychological Foundations of Counseling 53/75
Wed 1:00–3:40p 8/29–12/23 CAC 206 info »
Description
An introduction to the foundations of Christian counseling, emphasizing the priority of a theological system for theory and practice. Special attention is given to models of integration, historical developments, current directions, and collaborative models of Christian counseling for the local church and the professional Christian counselor.
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"A" means Dallas Campus daytime
Dates
08/29–12/23
Classroom
CAC 206
BC210 A 3 Counseling Theory 57/75
Wed 7:45–10:25a 8/29–12/23 CAC 206 info »
Description
A course designed to provide an introduction to primary counseling theories, with special attention given to evaluating those theories on the basis of Scripture, understanding the nature of men and women, observing how and why problems develop, and dealing with those problems in appropriate and effective ways.
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"A" means Dallas Campus daytime
Dates
08/29–12/23
Classroom
CAC 206
BC215 A 3 Normal Human Growth 37/60
Thu 1:00–3:40p 8/29–12/23 CAC 204 info »
Description
A course designed to trace the normal stages and understand the natural processes of human growth and development (from before birth to old age) on various levels: physical, intellectual, relational, and emotional.
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"A" means Dallas Campus daytime
Dates
08/29–12/23
Classroom
CAC 204
BC220 HO 3 Counseling Methods & Techniques 8/32
Mon 9:00–11:45a 8/29–12/23 RGCY 127 info »
Description
A study of the major techniques and strategies that can be appropriately and effectively used in counseling individuals, including ways of determining and defining problems (diagnosis) as well as helping with the problem (treatment). Prerequisite: BC210 Counseling Theory.
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"HO" means Houston Campus
Dates
08/29–12/23
Classroom
RGCY 127
BC225 A 3 Abnormal Human Behavior 6/30
Chock
Thu 1:00–3:40p 8/29–12/23 CAC 211 info »
Description
A course designed to study the symptoms and underlying personal and interpersonal dynamics of the major categories of dysfunction as found in the DSM manual. Special attention will be given to depressive, obsessive-compulsive, and sexual disorders. Prerequisite: BC210 Counseling Theory.
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"A" means Dallas Campus daytime
Dates
08/29–12/23
Classroom
CAC 211
BC230 A 3 Lifestyle & Career Development 48/66
Wed 1:00–3:40p 8/29–12/23 CAC 203 info »
Description
A survey of theories, issues, and informational sources associated with educational choices, career options, and vocational decisions that will enable the counselor to assist clients with vocational guidance and healthy lifestyle choices.
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"A" means Dallas Campus daytime
Dates
08/29–12/23
Classroom
CAC 203
BC235 A 3 Social & Cultural Foundations 34/50
Tue 1:00–3:40p 8/29–12/23 CAC 204 info »
Description
A study of cultural and cross-cultural issues related to counseling. The course will investigate society and the church in terms of the role of women, ethnic groups, lifestyle traditions and change, population patterns, and counseling on the mission field.
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"A" means Dallas Campus daytime
Dates
08/29–12/23
Classroom
CAC 204
BC235 HO 3 Social & Cultural Foundations 8/28
Mon 9:00–11:45a 8/29–12/23 RGCY 133 info »
Description
A study of cultural and cross-cultural issues related to counseling. The course will investigate society and the church in terms of the role of women, ethnic groups, lifestyle traditions and change, population patterns, and counseling on the mission field.
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"HO" means Houston Campus
Dates
08/29–12/23
Classroom
RGCY 133
BC240 A 3 Research Methods & Statistics 39/40
Wed 7:45–10:25a 8/29–12/23 CAC 207 info »
Description
A study of statistics (principles, usefulness, and limitations) and other standard research tools and methods as applied in the field of counseling.
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"A" means Dallas Campus daytime
Dates
08/29–12/23
Classroom
CAC 207
BC250 HO 3 Professional Orientation 8/28
Mon 1:00–3:45p 8/29–12/23 RGCY 133 info »
Description
A course designed to introduce the student to the ethical and legal standards, professional organizations, educational standards, and the appropriate role of practitioners in the field of counseling.
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"HO" means Houston Campus
Dates
08/29–12/23
Classroom
RGCY 133
BC280 A 3 Group Counseling 23/25
Thu 1:00–3:40p 8/29–12/23 TODD 217, WSC 105, WSC 104 info »
Description
An examination of group purpose, membership, stages and process, including the leader' role and leadership competencies. Emphasis is placed on small-group experience and its application both professionally and ministerially.
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"A" means Dallas Campus daytime
Dates
08/29–12/23
Classroom
TODD 217, WSC 105, WSC 104
Meetings
08/29–12/23 1:00p–3:40p TODD 217
08/29–12/23 1:00p–3:40p WSC 105
08/29–12/23 1:00p–3:40p WSC 104
BC280 HO 3 Group Counseling 6/32
Wade
Mon 1:00–3:45p 8/29–12/23 RGCY 127 info »
Description
An examination of group purpose, membership, stages and process, including the leader' role and leadership competencies. Emphasis is placed on small-group experience and its application both professionally and ministerially.
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"HO" means Houston Campus
Dates
08/29–12/23
Classroom
RGCY 127
BC305 A 3 Counseling Practicum I 12/12
Tue 7:45–10:25a 8/29–12/23 WSC 104 info »
Description
A course designed to introduce the practices, processes, and procedures involved in counseling based on the theory and practice taught in BC210 Counseling Theory. Direct interaction in 20 1-hour individual counseling sessions with a supervised LPC intern helps develop students’ understanding of and ability to address common problems that people face. Students enrolling in this course will be assessed a $100 student counseling fee to help defray the costs of the individual counseling sessions. Prerequisite: BC210 Counseling Theory (must be taken previously or concurrently with this practicum). Enrollment limited to 12 students per section. Open to students who are not in the M.A. in Biblical Counseling program.
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"A" means Dallas Campus daytime
Dates
08/29–12/23
Classroom
WSC 104
BC305 B 3 Counseling Practicum I 12/12
Wed 1:00–3:40p 8/29–12/23 WSC 104 info »
Description
A course designed to introduce the practices, processes, and procedures involved in counseling based on the theory and practice taught in BC210 Counseling Theory. Direct interaction in 20 1-hour individual counseling sessions with a supervised LPC intern helps develop students’ understanding of and ability to address common problems that people face. Students enrolling in this course will be assessed a $100 student counseling fee to help defray the costs of the individual counseling sessions. Prerequisite: BC210 Counseling Theory (must be taken previously or concurrently with this practicum). Enrollment limited to 12 students per section. Open to students who are not in the M.A. in Biblical Counseling program.
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"B" means Dallas Campus daytime
Dates
08/29–12/23
Classroom
WSC 104
BC305 C 3 Counseling Practicum I 12/12
Jagers
Thu 7:45–10:25a 8/29–12/23 WSC 104 info »
Description
A course designed to introduce the practices, processes, and procedures involved in counseling based on the theory and practice taught in BC210 Counseling Theory. Direct interaction in 20 1-hour individual counseling sessions with a supervised LPC intern helps develop students’ understanding of and ability to address common problems that people face. Students enrolling in this course will be assessed a $100 student counseling fee to help defray the costs of the individual counseling sessions. Prerequisite: BC210 Counseling Theory (must be taken previously or concurrently with this practicum). Enrollment limited to 12 students per section. Open to students who are not in the M.A. in Biblical Counseling program.
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"C" means Dallas Campus daytime
Dates
08/29–12/23
Classroom
WSC 104
BC305 HO 3 Counseling Practicum I 12/12
Mon 6:00–8:45p 8/29–12/23 RGCY 103 info »
Description
A course designed to introduce the practices, processes, and procedures involved in counseling based on the theory and practice taught in BC210 Counseling Theory. Direct interaction in 20 1-hour individual counseling sessions with a supervised LPC intern helps develop students’ understanding of and ability to address common problems that people face. Students enrolling in this course will be assessed a $100 student counseling fee to help defray the costs of the individual counseling sessions. Prerequisite: BC210 Counseling Theory (must be taken previously or concurrently with this practicum). Enrollment limited to 12 students per section. Open to students who are not in the M.A. in Biblical Counseling program.
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"HO" means Houston Campus
Dates
08/29–12/23
Classroom
RGCY 103
BC310 A 3 Counseling Practicum II 8/8
Chock
Tue 7:45–10:25a 8/29–12/23 WSC 105 info »
Description
A course designed for students to experience, observe, and apply in practice counseling theory, methods, and techniques at an off-site location, while under supervision (10 hours per week). Includes supervision and evaluation from professor, as well as interactive feedback from professor and students within an on-site, group practicum context. Students present a minimum of three videotaped counseling experiences, supplemented with a case summary. Emphasis is placed on diagnosis, treatment plan, and biblical integration. Prerequisites: BC305 Counseling Practicum I, BC215 Normal Human Growth, BC220 Counseling Methods and Techniques, and BC225 Abnormal Human Behavior (the latter two must be taken previously or concurrent with this practicum). Enrollment limited to eight students and requires consent of the professor.
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"A" means Dallas Campus daytime
Dates
08/29–12/23
Classroom
WSC 105
BC315 A 3 Counseling Practicum III 8/8
Gilliland
Mon 3:50–6:30p 8/29–12/23 TODD 320 info »
Description
A course designed as a continuation of Practicum II with greater emphasis on comprehensive clinical definition carefully written in accordance with the standards of the profession. Students present a minimum of three videotaped counseling experiences, supplemented with a case summary. Prerequisite: BC310 Counseling Practicum II. Enrollment limited to eight students and requires consent of the professor.
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"A" means Dallas Campus daytime
Dates
08/29–12/23
Classroom
TODD 320
BC315 N 3 Counseling Practicum III 8/8
Tue 6:40–9:35p 8/29–12/23 WSC 104 info »
Description
A course designed as a continuation of Practicum II with greater emphasis on comprehensive clinical definition carefully written in accordance with the standards of the profession. Students present a minimum of three videotaped counseling experiences, supplemented with a case summary. Prerequisite: BC310 Counseling Practicum II. Enrollment limited to eight students and requires consent of the professor.
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"N" means Night Course in Dallas
Dates
08/29–12/23
Classroom
WSC 104
BC405 HO 3 Introduction to Play Therapy 10/28
Th,Fr,Sa 8:00a–5:00p 9/8–10, 10/7–8 RGCY 129 info »
Description
A course designed to introduce the major theories of play therapy, help the student develop an approach to play therapy, increase the student's understanding of children and the child's natural language of play, and help the student learn the essential skills of play therapy. Biblical foundations of play therapy will be considered.
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"HO" means Houston Campus
Dates
09/08–10/08
Classroom
RGCY 129
Meetings
09/08–09/10 8:00a–5:00p RGCY 129
10/07–10/08 8:00a–5:00p RGCY 129
BC424 DC 3 Marital Enrichment*
hybrid course meets 8/29–12/23
6/24
Sat 8:00a–4:00p 9/24, 10/8, 10/22, 12/3 info »

*This is a hybrid section taught both online and in the classroom. Hybrid courses run the length of the full semester.

Description
A course designed to train students in the theory and skills necessary to conduct a marital-enrichment program. The student will learn various models designed to strengthen marriages not in crisis. These models will be examined within a theological framework, with an emphasis on integration as well as on specific skills and strategies. Enrollment requires consent of the professor.
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"DC" means Washington, DC
Dates
08/29–12/23
Meetings
Sat. 09/24 8:00a–4:00p
Sat. 10/08 8:00a–4:00p
Sat. 10/22 8:00a–4:00p
Sat. 12/03 8:00a–4:00p
BC428 A 3 Family Systems 12/35
Tue 1:00–3:40p 8/29–12/23 TODD 320 info »
Description
An introduction to the family-system approach to intervention, which integrates marital, sibling, and individual subsystems, as well as family-of-origin and external societal influences. Biblical perspectives, clinical diagnosis, and treatment strategies are emphasized.
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"A" means Dallas Campus daytime
Dates
08/29–12/23
Classroom
TODD 320
BC430 A 3 Death and Dying 34/60
Tue 3:50–6:30p 8/29–12/23 CAC 205 info »
Description
This course examines selected aspects of death, including the dying person' needs, palliative care, legal arrangements, bereavement issues, and personal and cultural differences in grieving. Difficult spiritual questions and the scriptural responses are discussed.
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"A" means Dallas Campus daytime
Dates
08/29–12/23
Classroom
CAC 205
BC505-4 W 1 The Christian Home: Family Research & Assessment* 2/30
Fr,Sa see info 9/16–17 CAC 203 info »

*Spouses are welcome to attend this class for free. Please complete the spouse audit form via CampusNet.

Description
Examines the findings of research on family dynamics and provides certification and training for the Prepare/Enrich Inventory for couple and family assessments. May also be credited in the Department of Christian Education (see CE505–4).
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"W" means Weekend Course in Dallas
Dates
09/16–09/17
Classroom
CAC 203
Meetings
Fri. 09/16 6:00p–9:00p CAC 203
Sat. 09/17 8:00a–5:00p CAC 203
BC547 OL 3 A Biblical Theology of Suffering, Disability, and the Church 6/150
online info »
Description
A study of the biblical meanings and purposes of suffering, with theological reflections and application to various aspects of suffering and disability-related ministries. The course includes a number of guest lecturers, including Joni Eareckson Tada. May also be credited in the Department of Bible Exposition (See BE547).
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"OL" means Online Course
Dates
08/29–12/23
Educational Ministries & Leadership
Course Sec Hours Title Reg Profs Days Times Meetings Room
EML101 A 3 Introduction to Educational Ministries and Leadership 30/40
Tu,Th 2:25–3:40p 8/29–12/23 CAC 203 info »
Description
A study of the educational ministry of the local church, with attention to aims, principles, leadership, organization, and agencies of a biblical program for all age-groups. Enrollment limited to 40 students.
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"A" means Dallas Campus daytime
Dates
08/29–12/23
Classroom
CAC 203
EML101 DC 3 Introduction to Educational Ministries and Leadership*
hybrid course meets 8/27–12/23
21/24
Sat 8:00a–4:00p 8/27, 10/1, 10/29 info »

*This is a hybrid section taught both online and in the classroom. Hybrid courses run the length of the full semester.

Description
A study of the educational ministry of the local church, with attention to aims, principles, leadership, organization, and agencies of a biblical program for all age-groups. Enrollment limited to 40 students.
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"DC" means Washington, DC
Dates
08/27–12/23
Meetings
Sat. 08/27 8:00a–4:00p
Sat. 10/01 8:00a–4:00p
Sat. 10/29 8:00a–4:00p
EML101 HO 3 Introduction to Educational Ministries and Leadership*
hybrid course meets 8/29–12/23
17/32
Sat 8:00a–5:00p 9/10, 10/1, 11/12 RGCY 127 info »

*This is a hybrid section with both online and in-class elements.

Description
A study of the educational ministry of the local church, with attention to aims, principles, leadership, organization, and agencies of a biblical program for all age-groups. Enrollment limited to 40 students.
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"HO" means Houston Campus
Dates
08/29–12/23
Classroom
RGCY 127
Meetings
Sat. 09/10 8:00a–5:00p RGCY 127
Sat. 10/01 8:00a–5:00p RGCY 127
Sat. 11/12 8:00a–5:00p RGCY 127
EML101 OL 3 Introduction to Educational Ministries and Leadership 38/40
online info »
Description
A study of the educational ministry of the local church, with attention to aims, principles, leadership, organization, and agencies of a biblical program for all age-groups. Enrollment limited to 40 students.
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"OL" means Online Course
Dates
08/29–12/23
EML102 A 3 History & Philosophy of Christian Education 19/30
Mon 6:45–9:30p 8/29–12/23 TODD 320 info »
Description
A survey of the history of religious education from Old Testament times to the present and a study of theories of Christian education with emphasis on developing a biblical philosophy of education.
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"A" means Dallas Campus daytime
Dates
08/29–12/23
Classroom
TODD 320
EML102 OL 3 History & Philosophy of Christian Education 14/30
online info »
Description
A survey of the history of religious education from Old Testament times to the present and a study of theories of Christian education with emphasis on developing a biblical philosophy of education.
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Dates
08/29–12/23
EML103 A 2 Teaching Process 17/30
Thu 8:00–9:50a 8/29–12/23 TODD 320 info »
Description
A study of spiritual dynamics in effective Bible teaching and principles of learning and teaching, with practice in using creative classroom methods in an actual teaching experience. Prerequisite: BE101 Bible Study Methods and Hermeneutics. Corequisite: EML104 Audiovisual Presentations. Enrollment limited to 40 students. 2 hours.
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"A" means Dallas Campus daytime
Dates
08/29–12/23
Classroom
TODD 320
EML103 OL 2 Teaching Process 27/30
Harris
Ash
online info »
Description
A study of spiritual dynamics in effective Bible teaching and principles of learning and teaching, with practice in using creative classroom methods in an actual teaching experience. Prerequisite: BE101 Bible Study Methods and Hermeneutics. Corequisite: EML104 Audiovisual Presentations. Enrollment limited to 40 students. 2 hours.
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Dates
08/29–12/23
EML104 A 1 Media Presentations 9/9
Mon 9:30a–12:15p 8/29–10/3 MOSH 001 info »
Description
A hands-on exploration of speaker-support media for face-to-face teaching, with emphasis on clear communication and aesthetic design. (see EML105 and MW502).
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"A" means Dallas Campus daytime
Dates
08/29–10/03
Classroom
MOSH 001
EML104 N 1 Media Presentations 7/11
Tue 6:40–9:35p 8/30–10/4 MOSH 001 info »
Description
A hands-on exploration of speaker-support media for face-to-face teaching, with emphasis on clear communication and aesthetic design. (see EML105 and MW502).
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"N" means Night Course in Dallas
Dates
08/30–10/04
Classroom
MOSH 001
EML104 OL 1 Media Presentations 40/60
online info »
Description
A hands-on exploration of speaker-support media for face-to-face teaching, with emphasis on clear communication and aesthetic design. (see EML105 and MW502).
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Dates
08/29–12/23
EML205 A 3 Small Group Process in Ministry 10/30
Thu 6:45–9:30p 8/29–12/23 TODD 320 info »
Description
The examination and practice of communication skills in small-group settings with emphasis on exercises that enhance those skills. Current small-group ministry models will be reviewed. Enrollment limited to 20 students.
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"A" means Dallas Campus daytime
Dates
08/29–12/23
Classroom
TODD 320
EML220 A 3 Creativity 3/30
Mon 8:00a–5:00p 8/29, 9/12, 9/26, 10/10, 10/24 CAC 211 info »
Description
Principles and motivation for developing creativity in oneself and for teaching others to be creative. Enrollment limited to 30 students. M.A./MC students needing to do so may register for 2 hours credit. 3 hours.
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"A" means Dallas Campus daytime
Dates
08/29–12/23
Classroom
CAC 211
Meetings
Mon. 08/29 8:00a–5:00p CAC 211
Mon. 09/12 8:00a–5:00p CAC 211
Mon. 09/26 8:00a–5:00p CAC 211
Mon. 10/10 8:00a–5:00p CAC 211
Mon. 10/24 8:00a–5:00p CAC 211
EML305 A 3 Dynamics of Christian Leadership 7/25
Tu,Th 7:45–9:00a 8/29–12/23 TODD 313 info »
Description
An analysis of the qualities and practices of the effective Christian leader based on principles in Scripture and related literature, with attention to devising a personal philosophy of Christian leadership.
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"A" means Dallas Campus daytime
Dates
08/29–12/23
Classroom
TODD 313
EML305 AR 3 Dynamics of Christian Leadership
hybrid course meets 8/29–12/23
17/25
Fr,Sa see info 10/28–29, 12/2–3 info »
Description
An analysis of the qualities and practices of the effective Christian leader based on principles in Scripture and related literature, with attention to devising a personal philosophy of Christian leadership.
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"AR" means Northwest Arkansas
Dates
08/29–12/23
Meetings
Fri. 10/28 6:00p–9:00p (Meets in MOBL)
Sat. 10/29 8:00a–5:00p (Meets in MOBL)
Fri. 12/02 6:00p–9:00p (Meets in MOBL)
Sat. 12/03 8:00a–5:00p (Meets in MOBL)
EML305 NY 3 Dynamics of Christian Leadership
hybrid course meets 8/29–12/23
5/30
Sat 8:00a–4:00p 9/10, 10/22, 12/10 info »
Description
An analysis of the qualities and practices of the effective Christian leader based on principles in Scripture and related literature, with attention to devising a personal philosophy of Christian leadership.
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"NY" means New York
Dates
08/29–12/23
Meetings
Sat. 09/10 8:00a–4:00p (Meets in MOBL)
Sat. 10/22 8:00a–4:00p (Meets in MOBL)
Sat. 12/10 8:00a–4:00p (Meets in MOBL)
EML305 OL 3 Dynamics of Christian Leadership 22/30
online info »
Description
An analysis of the qualities and practices of the effective Christian leader based on principles in Scripture and related literature, with attention to devising a personal philosophy of Christian leadership.
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"OL" means Online Course
Dates
08/29–12/23
EML310 OL 3 Administration in Christian Higher Education 6/30
online info »
Description
A study of the principles of academic governance, including the nature and function of church-related institutions of higher education, with attention to the responsibilities of leaders in academic affairs, student services, business affairs, development, and general administration.
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Dates
08/29–12/23
EML370 A 3 Organizational Communication 9/30
Thu 7:45–10:25a 8/29–12/23 CAC 201 info »
Description
This course is an advanced study of communication principles for leaders. Students will develop communication skills, principles, and plans for their organization, staff, and/or ministry through an effective biblical process.
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"A" means Dallas Campus daytime
Dates
08/29–12/23
Classroom
CAC 201
EML405 W 3 Early Faith Foundations 12/17
Fr,Sa see info 9/2–3, 10/14–15, 11/11–12, 12/2–3 WSC 104 info »
Description
This course will explore the biblical rationale for faith development within the family from birth through age 12 and will present models where partnerships are taking place between families and churches in the spiritual development of children. Students will be provided with opportunities to learn from guest speakers and participate in field trips.
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"W" means Weekend Course in Dallas
Dates
09/02–11/12
Classroom
WSC 104
Meetings
Fri. 09/02 6:00p–9:00p WSC 104
Sat. 09/03 8:00a–5:00p WSC 104
Fri. 10/14 6:00p–9:00p WSC 104
Sat. 10/15 8:00a–5:00p WSC 104
Fri. 11/11 6:00p–9:00p WSC 104
Sat. 11/12 8:00a–5:00p WSC 104
Fri. 12/02 6:00p–9:00p WSC 104
Sat. 12/03 8:00a–5:00p WSC 104
EML415 A 3 Church Ministries with Youth 8/30
Tue 3:50–5:05p 8/29–12/23 CAC 211 info »
Description
A study of the nature and needs of young people and objectives and methods of Christian education for youth. Group dynamics and discussion of practical problems and issues related to youth work are also discussed. Students will develop a working philosophy of youth ministry.
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"A" means Dallas Campus daytime
Dates
08/29–12/23
Classroom
CAC 211
EML450 A 3 Women Teaching Women 15/15
Wed 1:00–3:40p 8/29–12/23 TODD 320 info »
Description
A study of women in their capacity as the audience and also as learners, with multiple opportunities to create and practice relevant, biblical presentations and studies for large groups, retreats, and conferences. Prerequisite: BE101 Bible Study Methods and Hermeneutics. Enrollment limited to 15 students.
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"A" means Dallas Campus daytime
Dates
08/29–12/23
Classroom
TODD 320
EML505-1 W 1 The Christian Home: Dynamics of a Christian Marriage* 19/30
Fr,Sa see info 9/30–1 CAC 203 info »

*Spouses are welcome to attend this class for free. Please complete the spouse audit form via CampusNet.

Description
Examines both Old and New Testament passages that establish the foundation for a dynamic Christian marriage.
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"W" means Weekend Course in Dallas
Dates
09/30–10/01
Classroom
CAC 203
Meetings
Fri. 09/30 6:00p–9:00p CAC 203
Sat. 10/01 8:00a–5:00p CAC 203
EML505-3 W 1 The Christian Home: Dynamics of a Christian Family* 14/30
Fr,Sa see info 11/4–5 CAC 203 info »

*Spouses are welcome to attend this class for free. Please complete the spouse audit form via CampusNet.

Description
Looks at issues and responsibilities that affect the nurturing and enriching of a Christian family.
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"W" means Weekend Course in Dallas
Dates
11/04–11/05
Classroom
CAC 203
Meetings
Fri. 11/04 6:00p–9:00p CAC 203
Sat. 11/05 8:00a–5:00p CAC 203
EML505-4 W 1 The Christian Home: Family Research & Assessment* 8/30
Fr,Sa see info 9/16–17 CAC 203 info »

*Spouses are welcome to attend this class for free. Please complete the spouse audit form via CampusNet.

Description
Examines the findings of research on family dynamics and provides certification and training for the Prepare/Enrich Inventory for couple and family assessments. May also be credited in the department of Biblical Counseling (see BC505-4).
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"W" means Weekend Course in Dallas
Dates
09/16–09/17
Classroom
CAC 203
Meetings
Fri. 09/16 6:00p–9:00p CAC 203
Sat. 09/17 8:00a–5:00p CAC 203
EML515 A 3 Family Life Education 3/30
Tue 1:00–3:40p 8/29–12/23 CAC 211 info »
Description
Biblical principles and practical techniques for designing and implementing church programs of instruction in marriage, family relationships, child-rearing, and other aspects of family life and church-home cooperation.
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"A" means Dallas Campus daytime
Dates
08/29–12/23
Classroom
CAC 211
EML615 A 3 Role of Associate in Ministry 6/30
Thu 1:00–3:40p 8/29–12/23 TODD 320 info »
Description
From candidating to ministry development, this course will enable the student to be effective from the first day in ministry. Key program issues will include recruiting, training, and working with professional staff. A comprehensive approach to evaluating various church ministries will be developed. Weddings, funerals, and baptismal services will be discussed. Field trips to various local ministry organizations provide opportunities for practical experience in weddings, funerals, baptism, camping, hospital visitation, and homeless ministry.
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"A" means Dallas Campus daytime
Dates
08/29–12/23
Classroom
TODD 320
EML615 HO 3 Role of Associate in Ministry 7/28
Sat 8:00a–5:00p 9/3, 9/24, 10/15, 11/5, 12/10 RGCY 133 info »
Description
From candidating to ministry development, this course will enable the student to be effective from the first day in ministry. Key program issues will include recruiting, training, and working with professional staff. A comprehensive approach to evaluating various church ministries will be developed. Weddings, funerals, and baptismal services will be discussed. Field trips to various local ministry organizations provide opportunities for practical experience in weddings, funerals, baptism, camping, hospital visitation, and homeless ministry.
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"HO" means Houston Campus
Dates
09/03–12/10
Classroom
RGCY 133
Meetings
Sat. 09/03 8:00a–5:00p RGCY 133
Sat. 09/24 8:00a–5:00p RGCY 133
Sat. 10/15 8:00a–5:00p RGCY 133
Sat. 11/05 8:00a–5:00p RGCY 133
Sat. 12/10 8:00a–5:00p RGCY 133
EML730 A 3 Spiritual Formation in Historical Perspective 10/10
We,Fr 1:00–2:15p 8/29–12/23 TODD 315 info »
Description
A study of the history of Christian spiritual formation from the patristic era through its contemporary evangelical expressions designed to introduce students to the rich resources of the Christian tradition available for providing nurture and guidance in soul care.
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"A" means Dallas Campus daytime
Dates
08/29–12/23
Classroom
TODD 315
EML801 A 6 Ministry Residency I 34/30
MTWRF 8:00a–5:00p 8/1–12/23 CAC 208, CAC 203, CAC 207 info »
Description
Supervised field-based education in the student's intended vocational ministry context, under the supervision and encouragement of and experienced on-site Ministry Mentor. This contextual education experience consists of instruction, cohort interaction, and practical application in selected ministry settings in the Dallas area, across the United States, or around the world. This intensive learning opportunity is designed as an 8-month residency (two consecutive semesters-- Ministry Residencey I and Ministry Residency II) with an approved church or parachurch/mission organization during a student's studies. Prerequisite: Satisfactory completion of half the student's degree program.
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"A" means Dallas Campus daytime
Dates
08/01–12/23
Classroom
CAC 208, CAC 203, CAC 207
Meetings
08/01–08/05 8:00a–5:00p CAC 208
08/01–08/05 8:00a–5:00p CAC 203
08/01–08/05 8:00a–5:00p CAC 207
EML905 A 1 Special Topics in Educational Ministries and Leadership: Discipling Women I 3/30
8/29–12/23 info »
Description
This course is designed for students who choose to participate in special conferences, training, or programs that are more formal in nature and require student participation other than a standard independent study. Approved special topics will provide expertise or training not specifically covered in the Seminary curriculum. Credit is allowed proportionate to the required amount of work but is not to exceed 4 semester hours on any one topic. Enrollment requires consent of the department.
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"A" means Dallas Campus daytime
Dates
08/29–12/23
EML950 OL 2 MACL Applied Research Project 4/30
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Description
Independent research and writing of an applied research project on an approved topic under the supervision of a faculty advisor and an approved second reader who may be a faculty member or an approved ministry practitioner. Enrollment requires consent of the department.
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"OL" means Online Course
Dates
08/29–12/23
Historical Theology
Course Sec Hours Title Reg Profs Days Times Meetings Room
HT101 A 3 The Church to the Modern Era 21/66
Tu,Th 9:10–10:25a 8/29–12/23 TODD 115 info »
Description
A study of Christianity from the second century to the rise of the Enlightenment with special emphasis on the institutional history of the church as well as theological developments in the church.
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"A" means Dallas Campus daytime
Dates
08/29–12/23
Classroom
TODD 115
HT101 B 3 The Church to the Modern Era 38/66
Wed 2:25–5:05p 8/29–12/23 CAC 205 info »
Description
A study of Christianity from the second century to the rise of the Enlightenment with special emphasis on the institutional history of the church as well as theological developments in the church.
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"B" means Dallas Campus daytime
Dates
08/29–12/23
Classroom
CAC 205
HT101 HO 3 The Church to the Modern Era 15/32
Sat 8:00a–5:00p 9/24, 10/15, 11/5, 11/19, 12/10 RGCY 127 info »
Description
A study of Christianity from the second century to the rise of the Enlightenment with special emphasis on the institutional history of the church as well as theological developments in the church.
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"HO" means Houston Campus
Dates
09/24–12/10
Classroom
RGCY 127
Meetings
Sat. 09/24 8:00a–5:00p RGCY 127
Sat. 10/15 8:00a–5:00p RGCY 127
Sat. 11/05 8:00a–5:00p RGCY 127
Sat. 11/19 8:00a–5:00p RGCY 127
Sat. 12/10 8:00a–5:00p RGCY 127
HT101 OL 3 The Church to the Modern Era 29/150
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Description
A study of Christianity from the second century to the rise of the Enlightenment with special emphasis on the institutional history of the church as well as theological developments in the church.
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"OL" means Online Course
Dates
08/29–12/23
HT102 OL 3 Church in the Modern Era: Europe & America 20/150
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Description
A study of Christianity in Europe and America since the rise of the Enlightenment with emphasis on the numerous influences that have forged the current religious scene.
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Dates
08/29–12/23
HT200 HO 3 History of Doctrine 5/32
Wed 6:00–8:45p 8/29–12/23 RGCY 127 info »
Description
A study of the historical development of selected doctrines, with attention to the development of each theological theme from the church fathers to the present day.
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"HO" means Houston Campus
Dates
08/29–12/23
Classroom
RGCY 127
HT200 OL 3 History of Doctrine 17/150
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Description
A study of the historical development of selected doctrines, with attention to the development of each theological theme from the church fathers to the present day.
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Dates
08/29–12/23
HT215 A 3 Theology of the Early Church 15/25
Tue 1:00–3:40p 8/29–12/23 TODD 218 info »
Description
A study of the development of Christian doctrine from the second to the fifth centuries.
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"A" means Dallas Campus daytime
Dates
08/29–12/23
Classroom
TODD 218
HT260 A 3 Seminar on Jonathan Edwards 16/25
Tue 2:25–5:05p 8/29–12/23 TODD 217 info »
Description
A course on major writings of the American theologian Jonathan Edwards emphasizing the doctrine of salvation.
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"A" means Dallas Campus daytime
Dates
08/29–12/23
Classroom
TODD 217
Internships
Course Sec Hours Title Reg Profs Days Times Meetings Room
INT105 A 3 ThM Ministry Formation Internship 26/30
8/29–4 info »
Description
Supervised field-based education in the student's intended vocational ministry context, under the supervision and encouragement of an experienced ministry mentor. Enrollment limited to Th.M. students. Prerequisites: Satisfactory completion of 60 hours, including PM103 Expository Preaching I or an approved communication course and SF100 Spiritual Formation.
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"A" means Dallas Campus daytime
Dates
08/29–08/04
INT140 A 2 MACM Ministry Formation Internship 3/30
8/29–5/5 info »
Description
Supervised field-based education in cross-cultural church planting or church nurture in a foreign country or in the United States, under the supervision and encouragement of an experienced ministry mentor. Enrollment limited to M.A./CM students. Prerequisites: Satisfactory completion of 30 hours, including WM205 Cultural Dynamics in Ministry and progress toward completion of SF100 Spritual Formation.
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"A" means Dallas Campus daytime
Dates
08/29–05/05
INT155 A 3 MACL Ministry Formation Internship 6/30
8/29–4 info »
Description
Supervised field-based education in the student's intended vocational ministry context, under supervision and encouragement of an experienced ministry mentor. Enrollment limited to M.A./CL students. Prerequisite: Satisfactory completion of 30 hours, including EML305 Dynamics of Christian Leadership and progress toward completion of SF100 Spiritual Formation.
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"A" means Dallas Campus daytime
Dates
08/29–08/04
INT165 A 2 MACE Ministry Formation Internship 19/30
8/29–5/4 info »
Description
Supervised field-based education in one or more forms of Christian education ministry and educational leadership, under the supervision and encouragement of an experienced ministry mentor. Enrollment limited to M.A./CE students. Prerequisites: Satisfactory completion of 30 hours, including EML102 History and Philosophy of Christian Education and progress toward completion of SF100 Spiritual Formation.
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"A" means Dallas Campus daytime
Dates
08/29–05/04
INT170 A 1 STM Ministry Formation Internship 0/30
8/29–12/23 info »
Description
Supervised field-based education in the student's intended vocational minstry context, under supervision and encouragement of an experienced ministry mentor. Enrollment limited to STM students.
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"A" means Dallas Campus daytime
Dates
08/29–12/23
INT205 A 1 TESOL Ministry Formation Internship 0/30
8/29–12/23 info »
Description
Supervised field-based education in cross-cultural TESOL classroom situations in a foreign country or the United States, under the supervision and encouragement of an experienced ministry mentor. Enrollment limited to TESOL Certificate students. Prerequisite: WM615 Methodology and Practice of TESOL.
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"A" means Dallas Campus daytime
Dates
08/29–12/23
INT210 A 1 Specialized Ministry Formation Internship 1/30
8/29–12/23 info »
Description
Supervised field-based education in the student.s intended vocational ministry context, under the supervision and encouragement of an experienced ministry mentor. Enrollment requires consent of the department. Prerequisite: INT105 ThM Ministry Formation Internship.
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"A" means Dallas Campus daytime
Dates
08/29–12/23
INT215 A 2 MABS Ministry Formation Internship 0/30
8/29–5/5 info »
Description
Supervised field-based education in the student's intended vocational minstry context, under supervision of approved field observers. Enrollment limited to M.A./BS students. Prerequisites: Satisfactory completion of 30 hours, including PM102 and progress toward completing SF100 Spiritual Formation.
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"A" means Dallas Campus daytime
Dates
08/29–05/05
Media Arts & Worship
Course Sec Hours Title Reg Profs Days Times Meetings Room
MW101 A 3 The Art of Media and Worship 10/30
Tu,Th 9:10–10:25a 8/29–12/23 CAC 203 info »
Description
A biblical, theological, and worshipful introduction to the imagination and creativity. This course provides a cursory history of the church's relationship with the arts, explores a theology of beauty, and seeks to develop a spiritual discipline of creative response to God's truth and beauty in students' particular areas of art and/or worship.
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"A" means Dallas Campus daytime
Dates
08/29–12/23
Classroom
CAC 203
MW102 A 2 Media Arts Apprenticeship 0/30
8/29–5/4 info »
Description
A supervised, field-based apprenticeship, comprising the development and enhancement of media-related communication skills and/or worship design and implementation in a ministry context. Disciplines may include, but are not limited to, writing, acting, audio production, and video and film production, as well as worship design and implementation. Students will construct a professional portfolio as part of the apprenticeship. Enrollment is limited to MA/MW and ThM Media Arts emphasis students. Students must complete 30 credit hours of DTS coursework before enrolling in MW102.
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"A" means Dallas Campus daytime
Dates
08/29–05/04
MW201 A 3 Audio Production for Ministry 4/15
Thu 1:00–3:40p 8/29–12/23 MOSH 001 info »
Description
A study of principles and practices that help students expand their ministries by equipping them to design and execute audio resources for various media platforms, including: redo stations, internet streaming audio, podcasts, as well as capturing sermons and church services.
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"A" means Dallas Campus daytime
Dates
08/29–12/23
Classroom
MOSH 001
MW301 A 3 Creative Writing in Ministry 9/12
Wed 3:50–6:30p 8/29–12/23 WSC 105 info »
Description
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Dates
08/29–12/23
Classroom
WSC 105
MW301 B 3 Creative Writing in Ministry 8/11
Tue 1:00–3:40p 8/29–12/23 TODD 317 info »
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"B" means Dallas Campus daytime
Dates
08/29–12/23
Classroom
TODD 317
MW305 A 3 C.S. Lewis and J.R.R. Tolkien: Imaginary Worlds and Learning 25/25
Thu 1:00–3:40p 8/29–12/23 CAC 205 info »
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Dates
08/29–12/23
Classroom
CAC 205
MW307 A 3 Blogging for Ministry 7/12
Tue 7:45–10:25a 8/29–12/23 TODD 320 info »
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Dates
08/29–12/23
Classroom
TODD 320
MW501 A 3 Video Production for Ministry 6/18
Fri 1:00–3:40p 8/29–12/23 MOSH 001 info »
Description
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Dates
08/29–12/23
Classroom
MOSH 001
MW502 A 1 Media Presentations 0/9
Mon 9:30a–12:15p 8/29–10/3 MOSH 001 info »
Description
A study of the principles of graphic design and the mechanics of layout and composition to produce finished projects for both print and digital publications aimed toward solving communication problems in a ministry setting. Students will also give attention to the creation of a digital, graphic-design portfolio.
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"A" means Dallas Campus daytime
Dates
08/29–10/03
Classroom
MOSH 001
MW502 N 1 Media Presentations 1/7
Tue 6:40–9:35p 8/30–10/4 MOSH 001 info »
Description
A study of the principles of graphic design and the mechanics of layout and composition to produce finished projects for both print and digital publications aimed toward solving communication problems in a ministry setting. Students will also give attention to the creation of a digital, graphic-design portfolio.
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"N" means Night Course in Dallas
Dates
08/30–10/04
Classroom
MOSH 001
MW502 OL 1 Media Presentations 5/30
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Description
A study of the principles of graphic design and the mechanics of layout and composition to produce finished projects for both print and digital publications aimed toward solving communication problems in a ministry setting. Students will also give attention to the creation of a digital, graphic-design portfolio.
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Dates
08/29–12/23
MW603 A 3 Collaborative Practices in Art and Theology 5/12
Wed 1:00–3:40p 8/29–12/23 TODD 313 info »
Description
This course will explore theological study through collaborative practices of research, discussion, and art-making (music, video, painting, acting, poetry, etc.). Four theological concepts will be explored in groups to develop those concepts and to create works of art that embody their truth and mystery. Enrollment is limited to 12 students.
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"A" means Dallas Campus daytime
Dates
08/29–12/23
Classroom
TODD 313
MW801 A 3 Public Reading of Scripture 3/15
Wed 1:00–3:40p 8/29–12/23 TODD 317 info »
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Dates
08/29–12/23
Classroom
TODD 317
New Testament
Course Sec Hours Title Reg Profs Days Times Meetings Room
NT101 A 3 Elements of Greek 25/25
Tu,Th 2:25–3:40p 8/29–12/23 CAC 103 info »
Description
A study of the basic principles of biblical Greek, for students who have not had Greek or who need an extensive review in the elements of the language. One section each of NT101 and NT102 will be an honors Greek Section. The purpose of honors Greek is to gain greater facility in the Greek language as a preparation for more thorough exegesis in the New Testament. Besides the standard requirements for NT101-NT102, honors Greek will focus on increased vocabulary and composition from English to Greek. No previous study of Greek is required.
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"A" means Dallas Campus daytime
Dates
08/29–12/23
Classroom
CAC 103
NT101 B 3 Elements of Greek 25/25
We,Fr 9:10–10:25a 8/29–12/23 TODD 217 info »
Description
A study of the basic principles of biblical Greek, for students who have not had Greek or who need an extensive review in the elements of the language. One section each of NT101 and NT102 will be an honors Greek Section. The purpose of honors Greek is to gain greater facility in the Greek language as a preparation for more thorough exegesis in the New Testament. Besides the standard requirements for NT101-NT102, honors Greek will focus on increased vocabulary and composition from English to Greek. No previous study of Greek is required.
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"B" means Dallas Campus daytime
Dates
08/29–12/23
Classroom
TODD 217
NT101 H 3 Elements of Greek 25/25
Tu,Th 2:25–3:40p 8/29–12/23 TODD 215 info »
Description
A study of the basic principles of biblical Greek, for students who have not had Greek or who need an extensive review in the elements of the language. One section each of NT101 and NT102 will be an honors Greek Section. The purpose of honors Greek is to gain greater facility in the Greek language as a preparation for more thorough exegesis in the New Testament. Besides the standard requirements for NT101-NT102, honors Greek will focus on increased vocabulary and composition from English to Greek. No previous study of Greek is required.
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"H" means Honors Course in Dallas
Dates
08/29–12/23
Classroom
TODD 215
NT101 HO 3 Elements of Greek 19/32
Thu 6:00–8:45p 8/29–12/23 RGCY 127 info »
Description
A study of the basic principles of biblical Greek, for students who have not had Greek or who need an extensive review in the elements of the language. One section each of NT101 and NT102 will be an honors Greek Section. The purpose of honors Greek is to gain greater facility in the Greek language as a preparation for more thorough exegesis in the New Testament. Besides the standard requirements for NT101-NT102, honors Greek will focus on increased vocabulary and composition from English to Greek. No previous study of Greek is required.
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"HO" means Houston Campus
Dates
08/29–12/23
Classroom
RGCY 127
NT101 N 3 Elements of Greek 23/25
Tu,Th 6:45–8:00p 8/29–12/23 CAC 211 info »
Description
A study of the basic principles of biblical Greek, for students who have not had Greek or who need an extensive review in the elements of the language. One section each of NT101 and NT102 will be an honors Greek Section. The purpose of honors Greek is to gain greater facility in the Greek language as a preparation for more thorough exegesis in the New Testament. Besides the standard requirements for NT101-NT102, honors Greek will focus on increased vocabulary and composition from English to Greek. No previous study of Greek is required.
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"N" means Night Course in Dallas
Dates
08/29–12/23
Classroom
CAC 211
NT101 OL 3 Elements of Greek 55/150
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Description
A study of the basic principles of biblical Greek, for students who have not had Greek or who need an extensive review in the elements of the language. One section each of NT101 and NT102 will be an honors Greek Section. The purpose of honors Greek is to gain greater facility in the Greek language as a preparation for more thorough exegesis in the New Testament. Besides the standard requirements for NT101-NT102, honors Greek will focus on increased vocabulary and composition from English to Greek. No previous study of Greek is required.
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Dates
08/29–12/23
NT102 OL 3 Elements of Greek 7/150
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Description
A study of the basic principles of biblical Greek, for students who have not had Greek or who need an extensive review in the elements of the language. One section each of NT101 and NT102 will be an honors Greek Section. The purpose of honors Greek is to gain greater facility in the Greek language as a preparation for more thorough exegesis in the New Testament. Besides the standard requirements for NT101-NT102, honors Greek will focus on increased vocabulary and composition from English to Greek. No previous study of Greek is required.
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Dates
08/29–12/23
NT103 A 3 Intermediate Greek 24/25
Tu,Th 9:10–10:25a 8/29–12/23 CAC 211 info »
Description
A study of the grammar and syntax of the Greek New Testament, and an introduction to New Testament textual criticism. Prerequisite: NT101-NT102 Elements of Greek or a satisfactory score on the advanced standing exam.
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"A" means Dallas Campus daytime
Dates
08/29–12/23
Classroom
CAC 211
NT103 B 3 Intermediate Greek 24/25
Tu,Th 1:00–2:15p 8/29–12/23 CAC 207 info »
Description
A study of the grammar and syntax of the Greek New Testament, and an introduction to New Testament textual criticism. Prerequisite: NT101-NT102 Elements of Greek or a satisfactory score on the advanced standing exam.
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"B" means Dallas Campus daytime
Dates
08/29–12/23
Classroom
CAC 207
NT103 C 3 Intermediate Greek 18/25
We,Fr 1:00–2:15p 8/29–12/23 TODD 215 info »
Description
A study of the grammar and syntax of the Greek New Testament, and an introduction to New Testament textual criticism. Prerequisite: NT101-NT102 Elements of Greek or a satisfactory score on the advanced standing exam.
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"C" means Dallas Campus daytime
Dates
08/29–12/23
Classroom
TODD 215
NT103 HO 3 Intermediate Greek 9/28
Mon 6:00–8:45p 8/29–12/23 RGCY 133 info »
Description
A study of the grammar and syntax of the Greek New Testament, and an introduction to New Testament textual criticism. Prerequisite: NT101-NT102 Elements of Greek or a satisfactory score on the advanced standing exam.
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"HO" means Houston Campus
Dates
08/29–12/23
Classroom
RGCY 133
NT103 OL 3 Intermediate Greek 26/120
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Description
A study of the grammar and syntax of the Greek New Testament, and an introduction to New Testament textual criticism. Prerequisite: NT101-NT102 Elements of Greek or a satisfactory score on the advanced standing exam.
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Dates
08/29–12/23
NT104 OL 3 Introduction to NT Exegesis 12/120
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Description
An introduction to exegetical procedures and practice of exegesis in various New Testament genres with an emphasis on Ephesians. Procedures include outlining the argument of passages, doing word studies, validating exegetical decisions, and using exegetical tools properly. Prerequisite: NT103 Intermediate Greek or a satisfactory score on the advanced standing exam.
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Dates
08/29–12/23
NT105 A 3 Exegesis of Romans 24/25
Tu,Th 9:10–10:25a 8/29–12/23 TODD 217 info »
Description
An exegetical study of Romans, emphasizing the theological content and development of the book. Prerequisite: NT104 Introduction to New Testament Exegesis.
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"A" means Dallas Campus daytime
Dates
08/29–12/23
Classroom
TODD 217
NT105 B 3 Exegesis of Romans 22/25
We,Fr 1:00–2:15p 8/29–12/23 CAC 207 info »
Description
An exegetical study of Romans, emphasizing the theological content and development of the book. Prerequisite: NT104 Introduction to New Testament Exegesis.
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"B" means Dallas Campus daytime
Dates
08/29–12/23
Classroom
CAC 207
NT105 C 3 Exegesis of Romans 22/25
Tu,Th 7:45–9:00a 8/29–12/23 TODD 215 info »
Description
An exegetical study of Romans, emphasizing the theological content and development of the book. Prerequisite: NT104 Introduction to New Testament Exegesis.
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"C" means Dallas Campus daytime
Dates
08/29–12/23
Classroom
TODD 215
NT113 OL 2 New Testament Introduction 31/120
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Description
A study of the historical background and canon of the New Testament, an evaluation of New Testament criticism, and an examination of special introductory problems of selected New Testament books. The student will become acquainted with first-century works and issues as well as interact with the contemporary debates that directly relate to the origins of Christianity. Students may substitute NT400 The New Testament in Contemporary Culture for NT113 but may only take one or the other. 2 hours.
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Dates
08/29–12/23
NT113 OS 2 New Testament Introduction* 0/30
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*This section is taught in Spanish.

Description
A study of the historical background and canon of the New Testament, an evaluation of New Testament criticism, and an examination of special introductory problems of selected New Testament books. The student will become acquainted with first-century works and issues as well as interact with the contemporary debates that directly relate to the origins of Christianity. Students may substitute NT400 The New Testament in Contemporary Culture for NT113 but may only take one or the other. 2 hours.
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Dates
08/29–12/23
NT225 A 2 Computer & Internet Tools for NT Exegesis 3/25
Wed 1:00–2:50p 8/29–12/23 TODD 217 info »
Description
Use of current computer software for exegetical study of the NT, with particular emphasis on Logos Bible Software for PC and Mac. Use of Internet resources for exegesis will also be included. Enrollment limited to 15 students. Prerequisite: NT104 Introduction to New Testament Exegesis.
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"A" means Dallas Campus daytime
Dates
08/29–12/23
Classroom
TODD 217
NT305 HO 3 Exegesis of Gospel Narrative 5/28
Wed 6:00–8:45p 8/29–12/23 RGCY 133 info »
Description
A study of exegetical method in the Gospels, including a literary analysis of Jesus’ miracles and parables, the use of extrabiblical resources, a look at biblical theology of the gospels, and issues tied to the historical Jesus. 3 hours.
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"HO" means Houston Campus
Dates
08/29–12/23
Classroom
RGCY 133
NT335 A 3 The Book of 1 Corinthians 16/25
Tu,Th 1:00–2:15p 8/29–12/23 TODD 215 info »
Description
An exegetical study of 1 Corinthians with attention to selected theological issues in the epistle and their application to contemporary church life.
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"A" means Dallas Campus daytime
Dates
08/29–12/23
Classroom
TODD 215
NT365 A 3 Epistle to the Hebrews 18/25
Tu,Th 7:45–9:00a 8/29–12/23 CAC 207 info »
Description
Exegesis of the Greek text of the Epistle to the Hebrews with consideration of the use of the Old Testament in the letter.
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"A" means Dallas Campus daytime
Dates
08/29–12/23
Classroom
CAC 207
NT375 A 2 Epistles of Peter & Jude 8/25
Wed 1:00–2:50p 8/31–8/23 TODD 218 info »
Description
Exegesis of the Greek text of 1 and 2 Peter and Jude, with attention to the problems of introduction, interpretation, and the theology of these epistles.
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"A" means Dallas Campus daytime
Dates
08/29–12/23
Classroom
TODD 218
Meetings
08/31–12/23 1:00p–2:50p TODD 218
NT400 A 3 The New Testament in Contemporary Culture 25/25
Tu,Th 9:10–10:25a 8/29–12/23 CAC 202 info »
Description
An examination of New Testament biblical introduction that interacts with key issues about the Bible in the public square and university contexts. This course will engage in discussion of contemporary issues about the origins of the Jesus tradition, the apostolic teaching, the New Testament as a canon, and the origins of Christian orthodoxy as seen in the New Testament and important collateral writings of the period. Attention will be given to major first-century cultural features, both Jewish and Greco-Roman, that serve as a backdrop for the original Christian message leading to a greater appreciation of the New Testament message. The course will also treat how such issues impact one' understanding of scripture as inspired by God. Students may substitute NT400 the New Testament in Contemporary Culture for NT113 but may only take one or the other. Prerequisite: ST101 Introduction to Theology.
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"A" means Dallas Campus daytime
Dates
08/29–12/23
Classroom
CAC 202
NT905 A 3 Special Topics in N.T. Studies: NT Textual Criticism Practicum 6/30
8/29–5/5 info »
Description
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"A" means Dallas Campus daytime
Dates
08/29–05/05
Old Testament
Course Sec Hours Title Reg Profs Days Times Meetings Room
OT101 A 3 Elements of Hebrew I 25/25
Tu,Th 9:10–10:25a 8/29–12/23 TODD 215 info »
Description
An introduction to the basic principles of Hebrew phonology and morphology.
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"A" means Dallas Campus daytime
Dates
08/29–12/23
Classroom
TODD 215
OT101 B 3 Elements of Hebrew I 24/25
Hoyt
Tu,Th 3:50–5:05p 8/29–12/23 TODD 218 info »
Description
An introduction to the basic principles of Hebrew phonology and morphology.
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"B" means Dallas Campus daytime
Dates
08/29–12/23
Classroom
TODD 218
OT101 C 3 Elements of Hebrew I 25/25
We,Fr 9:10–10:25a 8/29–12/23 TODD 215 info »
Description
An introduction to the basic principles of Hebrew phonology and morphology.
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"C" means Dallas Campus daytime
Dates
08/29–12/23
Classroom
TODD 215
OT101 HO 3 Elements of Hebrew I 15/32
Tue 6:00–8:45p 8/29–12/23 RGCY 127 info »
Description
An introduction to the basic principles of Hebrew phonology and morphology.
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"HO" means Houston Campus
Dates
08/29–12/23
Classroom
RGCY 127
OT101 OL 3 Elements of Hebrew I 24/24
online info »
Description
An introduction to the basic principles of Hebrew phonology and morphology.
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"OL" means Online Course
Dates
08/29–12/23
OT102 OL 3 Elements of Hebrew II 5/24
online info »
Description
A study of Hebrew morphology and syntax as well as an introduction to text criticism and to the basic tools and methods of lexical analysis. Includes translation of the Book of Jonah, with lexical analysis of key words and syntactical analysis of selected forms, phrases, and clauses.
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"OL" means Online Course
Dates
08/29–12/23
OT103 A 3 Hebrew Exegesis & Old Testament Introduction I 25/25
Tu,Th 9:10–10:25a 8/29–12/23 CAC 207 info »
Description
An introduction to the exegesis of Hebrew narrative and poetry, including a review of Hebrew morphology, syntax, and lexical analysis in conjunction with translation of the Book of Ruth and the exegesis of selected Psalms. Prerequisite: NT101-102 Elements of Greek, OT101 Elements of Hebrew I, and OT102 Elements of Hebrew II or a satisfactory score on the advanced-standing exams.
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"A" means Dallas Campus daytime
Dates
08/29–12/23
Classroom
CAC 207
OT103 B 3 Hebrew Exegesis & Old Testament Introduction I 25/25
Tu,Th 2:25–3:40p 8/29–12/23 CAC 207 info »
Description
An introduction to the exegesis of Hebrew narrative and poetry, including a review of Hebrew morphology, syntax, and lexical analysis in conjunction with translation of the Book of Ruth and the exegesis of selected Psalms. Prerequisite: NT101-102 Elements of Greek, OT101 Elements of Hebrew I, and OT102 Elements of Hebrew II or a satisfactory score on the advanced-standing exams.
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"B" means Dallas Campus daytime
Dates
08/29–12/23
Classroom
CAC 207
OT103 C 3 Hebrew Exegesis & Old Testament Introduction I 22/25
Warstler
We,Fr 9:10–10:25a 8/29–12/23 CAC 211 info »
Description
An introduction to the exegesis of Hebrew narrative and poetry, including a review of Hebrew morphology, syntax, and lexical analysis in conjunction with translation of the Book of Ruth and the exegesis of selected Psalms. Prerequisite: NT101-102 Elements of Greek, OT101 Elements of Hebrew I, and OT102 Elements of Hebrew II or a satisfactory score on the advanced-standing exams.
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"C" means Dallas Campus daytime
Dates
08/29–12/23
Classroom
CAC 211
OT103 HO 3 Hebrew Exegesis & Old Testament Introduction I 6/28
Tue 5:00–7:45p 8/29–12/23 RGCY 133 info »
Description
An introduction to the exegesis of Hebrew narrative and poetry, including a review of Hebrew morphology, syntax, and lexical analysis in conjunction with translation of the Book of Ruth and the exegesis of selected Psalms. Prerequisite: NT101-102 Elements of Greek, OT101 Elements of Hebrew I, and OT102 Elements of Hebrew II or a satisfactory score on the advanced-standing exams.
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"HO" means Houston Campus
Dates
08/29–12/23
Classroom
RGCY 133
OT103 OL 3 Hebrew Exegesis & Old Testament Introduction I 19/20
online info »
Description
An introduction to the exegesis of Hebrew narrative and poetry, including a review of Hebrew morphology, syntax, and lexical analysis in conjunction with translation of the Book of Ruth and the exegesis of selected Psalms. Prerequisite: NT101-102 Elements of Greek, OT101 Elements of Hebrew I, and OT102 Elements of Hebrew II or a satisfactory score on the advanced-standing exams.
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"OL" means Online Course
Dates
08/29–12/23
OT310 A 3 Hebrew Reading 8/25
We,Fr 9:10–10:25a 8/29–12/23 TODD 218 info »
Description
Studies in selected portions of the Old Testament to improve the student's ability to read Hebrew, emphasizing morphology, vocabulary, and syntactical recognition. Required of students with an Old Testament concentration in the Academic Ministries track or Interdisciplinary Studies track. Prerequisite: OT101 Introduction to Old Testament Language and Literature and OT102 Elements of Hebrew.
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"A" means Dallas Campus daytime
Dates
08/29–12/23
Classroom
TODD 218
OT420 A 3 Exegesis of Ecclesiastes 12/25
Tu,Th 9:10–10:25a 8/29–12/23 CAC 208 info »
Description
A literary, exegetical, and theological study of selected portions of the books of Job, Proverbs, and Ecclesiastes. The course will include an introduction to the major literary genres, motifs, and theological emphases of these books and address issues of hermeneutics, theology, and application.
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"A" means Dallas Campus daytime
Dates
08/29–12/23
Classroom
CAC 208
Pastoral Ministries
Course Sec Hours Title Reg Profs Days Times Meetings Room
PM101 A 2 Spiritual Life 74/80
Tu,Th 7:45–9:00a 8/29–8/1 CAC 205 info »
Description
A study of the biblical principles that govern true Christian character and service, with emphasis on the sufficiency of the divine provisions and the heart conditions necessary for holy living and spiritual power in ministry.
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"A" means Dallas Campus daytime
Dates
08/30–11/01
Classroom
CAC 205
Meetings
08/29–11/01 7:45a–9:00a CAC 205
PM101 B 2 Spiritual Life 28/30
Thu 2:25–4:15p 8/29–12/23 CAC 208 info »
Description
A study of the biblical principles that govern true Christian character and service, with emphasis on the sufficiency of the divine provisions and the heart conditions necessary for holy living and spiritual power in ministry.
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"B" means Dallas Campus daytime
Dates
08/29–12/23
Classroom
CAC 208
PM101 DC 2 Spiritual Life*
hybrid course meets 8/29–12/23
33/40
Sat 8:00a–4:00p 9/17, 11/12 info »

*Class meets on the DTS-DC campus for full-day sessions on Saturdays, 9/17/16 and 11/12/16. Class sessions will also be conducted by web-based video at 4 designated times during the fall 2016 semester.

Description
A study of the biblical principles that govern true Christian character and service, with emphasis on the sufficiency of the divine provisions and the heart conditions necessary for holy living and spiritual power in ministry.
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"DC" means Washington, DC
Dates
08/29–12/23
Meetings
Sat. 09/17 8:00a–4:00p
Sat. 11/12 8:00a–4:00p
PM101 HO 2 Spiritual Life 12/28
Thu 6:00–8:45p 8/29–11/1 RGCY 133 info »
Description
A study of the biblical principles that govern true Christian character and service, with emphasis on the sufficiency of the divine provisions and the heart conditions necessary for holy living and spiritual power in ministry.
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"HO" means Houston Campus
Dates
08/29–11/01
Classroom
RGCY 133
PM101 OL 2 Spiritual Life 116/150
online info »
Description
A study of the biblical principles that govern true Christian character and service, with emphasis on the sufficiency of the divine provisions and the heart conditions necessary for holy living and spiritual power in ministry.
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"OL" means Online Course
Dates
08/29–12/23
PM101 PI 2 Spiritual Life*
hybrid course meets 10/25–12/23
5/30
Th,Fr,Sa see info 10/28, 11/10–11–12 PGI  info »

*This is a hybrid section taught both online and in the classroom.

Description
A study of the biblical principles that govern true Christian character and service, with emphasis on the sufficiency of the divine provisions and the heart conditions necessary for holy living and spiritual power in ministry.
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"PI" means Passion Global Institute
Dates
10/25–12/23
Meetings
Fri. 10/28 3:00p–9:00p PGI (Meets in PGI)
Thu. 11/10 6:00p–9:00p PGI (Meets in PGI)
Fri. 11/11 8:00a–4:00p PGI (Meets in PGI)
Sat. 11/12 8:00a–4:00p PGI (Meets in PGI)
PM101 SA 2 Spiritual Life
hybrid course meets 8/29–12/23
5/30
Sat 8:00a–5:00p 9/17, 10/22, 11/12, 12/3 info »
Description
A study of the biblical principles that govern true Christian character and service, with emphasis on the sufficiency of the divine provisions and the heart conditions necessary for holy living and spiritual power in ministry.
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"SA" means San Antonio
Dates
08/29–12/23
Meetings
Sat. 09/17 8:00a–5:00p
Sat. 10/22 8:00a–5:00p
Sat. 11/12 8:00a–5:00p
Sat. 12/03 8:00a–5:00p
PM102 A 2 Evangelism 28/30
Tu,Th 1:00–2:15p 8/30–11/1 CAC 202 info »
Description
A study of the methods of personal and group evangelism, with emphases on equipping laypersons to evangelize, the use of church and parachurch structures in evangelism, the care of new converts and discipleship, and the use of apologetics as well as current issues in evangelism
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"A" means Dallas Campus daytime
Dates
08/30–11/01
Classroom
CAC 202
PM102 B 2 Evangelism 15/30
We,Fr 9:10–10:25a 8/31–11/2 CAC 201 info »
Description
A study of the methods of personal and group evangelism, with emphases on equipping laypersons to evangelize, the use of church and parachurch structures in evangelism, the care of new converts and discipleship, and the use of apologetics as well as current issues in evangelism
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"B" means Dallas Campus daytime
Dates
08/31–11/02
Classroom
CAC 201
PM102 OL 2 Evangelism 58/120
online info »
Description
A study of the methods of personal and group evangelism, with emphases on equipping laypersons to evangelize, the use of church and parachurch structures in evangelism, the care of new converts and discipleship, and the use of apologetics as well as current issues in evangelism
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Dates
08/29–12/23
PM102 PI 2 Evangelism*
hybrid course meets 9/06–10/22
8/30
Th,Fr,Sa see info 9/16, 10/6–7–8 PGI  info »

*This is a hybrid section taught both online and in the classroom.

Description
A study of the methods of personal and group evangelism, with emphases on equipping laypersons to evangelize, the use of church and parachurch structures in evangelism, the care of new converts and discipleship, and the use of apologetics as well as current issues in evangelism
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"PI" means Passion Global Institute
Dates
09/06–10/22
Meetings
Fri. 09/16 3:00p–9:00p PGI (Meets in PGI)
Thu. 10/06 6:00p–9:00p PGI (Meets in PGI)
Fri. 10/07 8:00a–4:00p PGI (Meets in PGI)
Sat. 10/08 8:00a–4:00p PGI (Meets in PGI)
PM103 A 3 Expository Preaching I 12/12
Mon 3:50–6:30p 8/29–12/23 TODD 315 info »
Description
An introduction to basic expository preaching theory and skills, emphasizing the preparation and delivery of a textually derived proposition with accuracy, interest, clarity, and relevance. Students preach twice and receive evaluation from fellow students and the professor. Prerequisite: BE101 Bible Study Methods and Hermeneutics. Enrollment limited to 12 students.
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"A" means Dallas Campus daytime
Dates
08/29–12/23
Classroom
TODD 315
PM103 B 3 Expository Preaching I 12/12
Tu,Th 9:10–10:25a 8/29–12/23 TODD 317 info »
Description
An introduction to basic expository preaching theory and skills, emphasizing the preparation and delivery of a textually derived proposition with accuracy, interest, clarity, and relevance. Students preach twice and receive evaluation from fellow students and the professor. Prerequisite: BE101 Bible Study Methods and Hermeneutics. Enrollment limited to 12 students.
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"B" means Dallas Campus daytime
Dates
08/29–12/23
Classroom
TODD 317
PM103 C 3 Expository Preaching I 12/12
We,Fr 7:45–9:00a 8/29–12/23 TODD 315 info »
Description
An introduction to basic expository preaching theory and skills, emphasizing the preparation and delivery of a textually derived proposition with accuracy, interest, clarity, and relevance. Students preach twice and receive evaluation from fellow students and the professor. Prerequisite: BE101 Bible Study Methods and Hermeneutics. Enrollment limited to 12 students.
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"C" means Dallas Campus daytime
Dates
08/29–12/23
Classroom
TODD 315
PM103 D 3 Expository Preaching I 10/12
We,Fr 7:45–9:10a 8/29–12/23 TODD 317 info »
Description
An introduction to basic expository preaching theory and skills, emphasizing the preparation and delivery of a textually derived proposition with accuracy, interest, clarity, and relevance. Students preach twice and receive evaluation from fellow students and the professor. Prerequisite: BE101 Bible Study Methods and Hermeneutics. Enrollment limited to 12 students.
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"D" means Dallas Campus daytime
Dates
08/29–12/23
Classroom
TODD 317
PM103 HO 3 Expository Preaching I 12/12
Mon 6:00–8:45p 8/29–12/23 RGCY 132 info »
Description
An introduction to basic expository preaching theory and skills, emphasizing the preparation and delivery of a textually derived proposition with accuracy, interest, clarity, and relevance. Students preach twice and receive evaluation from fellow students and the professor. Prerequisite: BE101 Bible Study Methods and Hermeneutics. Enrollment limited to 12 students.
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"HO" means Houston Campus
Dates
08/29–12/23
Classroom
RGCY 132
PM104 A 3 Expository Preaching II 12/12
Tu,Th 9:10–10:25a 8/29–12/23 TODD 315 info »
Description
Instruction in narrative preaching, with attention to theological development, sermon structure, oral clarity, the public reading of Scriptures, and long-term sermon development. Students preach twice and receive evaluation from fellow students and the professor. Prerequisites:PM103 Expository Preaching I. Enrollment limited to 12 students.
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"A" means Dallas Campus daytime
Dates
08/29–12/23
Classroom
TODD 315
PM104 B 3 Expository Preaching II* 10/12
Tu,Th 2:25–3:40p 8/29–12/23 TODD 313 info »

*This section open to men only.

Description
Instruction in narrative preaching, with attention to theological development, sermon structure, oral clarity, the public reading of Scriptures, and long-term sermon development. Students preach twice and receive evaluation from fellow students and the professor. Prerequisites:PM103 Expository Preaching I. Enrollment limited to 12 students.
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"B" means Dallas Campus daytime
Dates
08/29–12/23
Classroom
TODD 313
PM104 C 3 Expository Preaching II 12/12
We,Fr 9:10–10:25a 8/29–12/23 TODD 315 info »
Description
Instruction in narrative preaching, with attention to theological development, sermon structure, oral clarity, the public reading of Scriptures, and long-term sermon development. Students preach twice and receive evaluation from fellow students and the professor. Prerequisites:PM103 Expository Preaching I. Enrollment limited to 12 students.
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"C" means Dallas Campus daytime
Dates
08/29–12/23
Classroom
TODD 315
PM104 N 3 Expository Preaching II 12/12
Tue 6:40–9:35p 8/29–12/23 TODD 315 info »
Description
Instruction in narrative preaching, with attention to theological development, sermon structure, oral clarity, the public reading of Scriptures, and long-term sermon development. Students preach twice and receive evaluation from fellow students and the professor. Prerequisites:PM103 Expository Preaching I. Enrollment limited to 12 students.
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"N" means Night Course in Dallas
Dates
08/29–12/23
Classroom
TODD 315
PM202 A 3 Advanced Expository Preaching 8/14
Tu,Th 1:00–2:15p 8/29–12/23 TODD 315 info »
Description
Instruction in preaching the Psalms and Old Testament prophetic passages. Students preach three times, including a 'portfolio sermon,' and develop a preaching calendar. Required of all students in the Homiletics emphasis. Prerequisites: PM104 Expository Preaching II and OT103 Hebrew Exegesis. Enrollment limited to 14 students.
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"A" means Dallas Campus daytime
Dates
08/29–12/23
Classroom
TODD 315
PM210 N 3 Homiletic Theory and Practice 12/12
Wed 6:45–9:30p 8/29–12/23 TODD 315 info »
Description
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"N" means Night Course in Dallas
Dates
08/29–12/23
Classroom
TODD 315
PM252 A 3 Topical Expository Preaching 10/14
Tu,Th 1:00–2:15p 8/29–12/23 TODD 313 info »
Description
Instruction in preaching topical expository sermons. Students preach three topical expository sermons and write a research paper. Prerequisite: PM104 Expository Preaching II. Enrollment limited to 14 students.
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"A" means Dallas Campus daytime
Dates
08/29–12/23
Classroom
TODD 313
PM291 A 2 Teaching Homiletics 6/6
Tu,Th 9:10–10:25a 8/30–8/1 TODD 313 info »
Description
A practicum in the teaching of homiletics. Students practice teaching basic communication principles, guide the homiletic process, evaluate messages, and provide constructive feedback under the professor's supervision. Prerequisite: PM103 Expository Preaching I. Enrollment limited to 6 students.
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"A" means Dallas Campus daytime
Dates
08/29–12/23
Classroom
TODD 313
Meetings
08/30–11/01 9:10a–10:25a TODD 313
PM301 A 3 Pastoral Theology & Leadership I 16/25
Wed 7:45–10:25a 8/29–12/23 TODD 313 info »
Description
A study of the theology and leadership of the church, with attention given to the leader' personal development and the core concepts for “building Christ' church” such as the church' leadership, values, mission, vision, and strategy, including community, disciple-making, teaming, and finances
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"A" means Dallas Campus daytime
Dates
08/29–12/23
Classroom
TODD 313
PM302 A 3 Pastoral Theology & Leadership II 4/25
We,Fr 9:10–10:25a 8/29–12/23 TODD 320 info »
Description
Skill development in the preparation and leadership of corporate worship experiences and pastoral care. The student will survey biblical and historical models, explore the nature, significance and use of music, the ordinances, and other pastoral duties. The student will also lead experiences of worship and pastoral care in the class.
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"A" means Dallas Campus daytime
Dates
08/29–12/23
Classroom
TODD 320
PM302 HO 3 Pastoral Theology & Leadership II 4/28
Sat 8:00a–5:00p 9/10, 10/1, 10/22, 11/12, 12/17 RGCY 133 info »
Description
Skill development in the preparation and leadership of corporate worship experiences and pastoral care. The student will survey biblical and historical models, explore the nature, significance and use of music, the ordinances, and other pastoral duties. The student will also lead experiences of worship and pastoral care in the class.
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"HO" means Houston Campus
Dates
09/10–12/17
Classroom
RGCY 133
Meetings
Sat. 09/10 8:00a–5:00p RGCY 133
Sat. 10/01 8:00a–5:00p RGCY 133
Sat. 10/22 8:00a–5:00p RGCY 133
Sat. 11/12 8:00a–5:00p RGCY 133
Sat. 12/17 8:00a–5:00p RGCY 133
PM351 A 3 Role of Women in Ministry 14/15
Wed 1:00–3:40p 8/29–12/23 WSC 105 info »
Description
A study of biblical foundations for roles of women in the church. The course is designed to aid both men and women who will be responsible for various areas of ministry. May also be credited in the Department of Christian Education.
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"A" means Dallas Campus daytime
Dates
08/29–12/23
Classroom
WSC 105
PM510 A 3 Spiritual Formation in Historical Perspective 14/15
We,Fr 1:00–2:15p 8/29–12/23 TODD 315 info »
Description
A study in the history of Christian spiritual formation from the patristic era through its contemporary evangelical expressions designed to introduce students to the rich resources of the Christian tradition available for providing nurture and guidance in soul care. 3 hours.
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"A" means Dallas Campus daytime
Dates
08/29–12/23
Classroom
TODD 315
Research Methods
Course Sec Hours Title Reg Profs Days Times Meetings Room
RS100 W 1 Research Seminar for International Students 16/30
Fr,Sa see info 8/26–27 CAC 201 info »
Description
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"W" means Weekend Course in Dallas
Dates
08/26–08/27
Classroom
CAC 201
Meetings
Fri. 08/26 4:00p–8:00p CAC 201
Sat. 08/27 8:00a–4:00p CAC 201
RS101 OL 1 Orientation & Research Methods 126/150
online info »
Description
This course is designed to guide students in the use of library materials, computerized databases, and bibliographic resources. It provides instruction in research strategies, thesis topic selection, and the proper form and style for papers and theses. In addition, this course provides an orientation to the educational philosophy of biblical, theological, and ministry-related studies at DTS. 1 hour.
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"OL" means Online Course
Dates
08/29–12/23
RS101 W 1 Orientation & Research Methods*
hybrid course meets 8/29–12/23
30/30
Sat 8:00a–4:00p 10/15 CAC 211 info »

*Hybrid section requires online participation and coursework. Class meets in person Saturday, October 15, 2016.

Description
This course is designed to guide students in the use of library materials, computerized databases, and bibliographic resources. It provides instruction in research strategies, thesis topic selection, and the proper form and style for papers and theses. In addition, this course provides an orientation to the educational philosophy of biblical, theological, and ministry-related studies at DTS. 1 hour.
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"W" means Weekend Course in Dallas
Dates
08/29–12/23
Classroom
CAC 211
Meetings
Sat. 10/15 8:00a–4:00p CAC 211
RS103 OL 1 Summative Research Project 23/30
online info »
Description
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Dates
08/29–12/23
Spiritual Formation
Course Sec Hours Title Reg Profs Days Times Meetings Room
SF100-1 C 0 Spiritual Formation 14/30
Sun 2:00–4:00p 8/29–12/23 info »
Description
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"C" means Dallas Couple's SF Group
Dates
08/29–12/23
SF100-1 DM 0 Spiritual Formation* 22/30
8/29–12/23 info »

*This is a DC campus section for Men's groups. Groups to be formed after Registration closes. Days and time to be reviewed based on groups.

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"DM" means DC Men's SF Group
Dates
08/29–12/23
SF100-1 DW 0 Spiritual Formation* 21/30
8/29–12/23 info »

*This is a DC campus section for women's groups. Groups to be formed after registration closes. Days and times to be reviewed based on groups.

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"DW" means DC Women's SF Group
Dates
08/29–12/23
SF100-1 H1 0 Spiritual Formation* 0/30
Mon 4:30–5:45p 8/29–12/23 info »

*Sections H1-H4 are open to women only. Sections H5-H8 are open to men only. Section HC is open to married couples only. This is a Houston section.

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"H1" means Houston Campus
Dates
08/29–12/23
SF100-1 H2 0 Spiritual Formation* 1/30
Tue 4:30–5:45p 8/29–12/23 info »

*Sections H1-H4 are open to women only. Sections H5-H8 are open to men only. Section HC is open to married couples only. This is a Houston section.

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"H2" means Houston Campus
Dates
08/29–12/23
SF100-1 H3 0 Spiritual Formation* 5/30
Thu 4:30–5:45p 8/29–12/23 info »

*Sections H1-H4 are open to women only. Sections H5-H8 are open to men only. Section HC is open to married couples only. This is a Houston section.

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"H3" means Houston Campus
Dates
08/29–12/23
SF100-1 H4 0 Spiritual Formation* 1/30
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*Sections H1-H4 are open to women only. Sections H5-H8 are open to men only. Section HC is open to married couples only. This is a Houston section. This section is for students who are unable to attend a 4:30 to 5:45 PM SF group.

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"H4" means Houston Campus
Dates
08/29–12/23
SF100-1 H5 0 Spiritual Formation* 13/30
Mon 4:30–5:45p 8/29–12/23 info »

*Sections H5-H8 are open to men only. Sections H1-H4 are open to women only. Section HC is open to married couples only. This is a Houston section.

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"H5" means Houston Campus
Dates
08/29–12/23
SF100-1 H6 0 Spiritual Formation* 1/30
Tue 4:30–5:45p 8/29–12/23 info »

*Sections H5-H8 are open to men only. Sections H1-H4 are open to women only. Section HC is open to married couples only. This is a Houston section.

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"H6" means Houston Campus
Dates
08/29–12/23
SF100-1 H7 0 Spiritual Formation* 8/30
Thu 4:30–5:45p 8/29–12/23 info »

*Sections H5-H8 are open to men only. Sections H1-H4 are open to women only. Section HC is open to married couples only. This is a Houston section.

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"H7" means Houston Campus
Dates
08/29–12/23
SF100-1 H8 0 Spiritual Formation* 0/30
8/29–12/23 info »

*Sections H5-H8 are open to men only. Sections H1-H4 are open to women only. Section HC is open to married couples only. This is a Houston section. This section is for students who are unable to attend a 4:30 to 5:45 PM SF group.

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"H8" means Houston Campus
Dates
08/29–12/23
SF100-1 HC 0 Spiritual Formation 4/30
8/29–12/23 info »
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"HC" means Houston Campus
Dates
08/29–12/23
SF100-1 M1 0 Spiritual Formation 12/30
Mon 11:30a–12:50p 8/29–12/23 info »
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"M1" means Dallas Men's SF Group
Dates
08/29–12/23
Classroom
Meetings
08/29–12/23 11:30a–12:50p CAC 203
08/29–12/23 11:30a–12:50p CAC 201
08/29–12/23 11:30a–12:50p CAC 205
08/29–12/23 11:30a–12:50p CAC 202
SF100-1 M2 0 Spiritual Formation 11/30
Mon 7:00–9:00p 8/29–12/23 info »
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"M2" means Dallas Men's SF Group
Dates
08/29–12/23
Classroom
Meetings
08/29–12/23 7:00p–9:00p CAC 205
08/29–12/23 7:00p–9:00p CAC 203
08/29–12/23 7:00p–9:00p CAC 201
SF100-1 M3 0 Spiritual Formation 14/30
Tue 5:15–6:30p 8/29–12/23 info »
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"M3" means Dallas Men's SF Group
Dates
08/29–12/23
Classroom
SF100-1 M4 0 Spiritual Formation 3/50
Tue 7:00–9:00p 8/29–12/23 info »
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"M4" means Dallas Men's SF Group
Dates
08/29–12/23
SF100-1 M5 0 Spiritual Formation 18/50
Wed 11:30a–12:50p 8/29–12/23 info »
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"M5" means Dallas Men's SF Group
Dates
08/29–12/23
SF100-1 M6 0 Spiritual Formation 28/30
Thu 11:30a–12:50p 8/29–12/23 info »
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"M6" means Dallas Men's SF Group
Dates
08/29–12/23
SF100-1 M7 0 Spiritual Formation 8/30
Fri 11:30a–12:50p 8/29–12/23 info »
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"M7" means Dallas Men's SF Group
Dates
08/29–12/23
SF100-1 W1 0 Spiritual Formation 6/30
Mon 11:30a–12:50p 8/29–12/23 info »
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"W1" means Dallas Women's SF Group
Dates
08/29–12/23
Classroom
SF100-1 W2 0 Spiritual Formation 5/30
Mon 7:00–9:00p 8/29–12/23 info »
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"W2" means Dallas Women's SF Group
Dates
08/29–12/23
Classroom
Meetings
08/29–12/23 7:00p–9:00p TODD 114
08/29–12/23 7:00p–9:00p
08/29–12/23 7:00p–9:00p CAC 208
SF100-1 W3 0 Spiritual Formation 13/30
Tue 5:15–6:30p 8/29–12/23 info »
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"W3" means Dallas Women's SF Group
Dates
08/29–12/23
Classroom
SF100-1 W4 0 Spiritual Formation 3/30
Tue 7:00–9:00p 8/29–12/23 info »
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"W4" means Dallas Women's SF Group
Dates
08/29–12/23
SF100-1 W5 0 Spiritual Formation 5/30
Wed 11:30a–12:50p 8/29–12/23 info »
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"W5" means Dallas Women's SF Group
Dates
08/29–12/23
SF100-1 W6 0 Spiritual Formation 23/30
Thu 11:30a–12:50p 8/29–12/23 info »
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"W6" means Dallas Women's SF Group
Dates
08/29–12/23
SF100-1 W7 0 Spiritual Formation 4/30
Fri 11:30a–12:50p 8/29–12/23 info »
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"W7" means Dallas Women's SF Group
Dates
08/29–12/23
SF100-3 C 0 Spiritual Formation 12/100
Sun 2:00–4:00p 8/29–12/23 info »
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"C" means Dallas Couple's SF Group
Dates
08/29–12/23
SF100-3 HC 0 Spiritual Formation 0/100
8/29–12/23 info »
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"HC" means Houston Campus
Dates
08/29–12/23
SF100-3 HM 0 Spiritual Formation 17/100
8/29–12/23 info »
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"HM" means Houston Campus
Dates
08/29–12/23
SF100-3 HW 0 Spiritual Formation 14/100
8/29–12/23 info »
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"HW" means Houston Campus
Dates
08/29–12/23
SF100-3 M1 0 Spiritual Formation 16/100
Mon 11:30a–12:50p 8/29–12/23 info »
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"M1" means Dallas Men's SF Group
Dates
08/29–12/23
Classroom
Meetings
08/29–12/23 11:30a–12:50p CAC 207
08/29–12/23 11:30a–12:50p CAC 206
08/29–12/23 11:30a–12:50p CAC 208
SF100-3 M2 0 Spiritual Formation 11/100
Mon 7:00–9:00p 8/29–12/23 info »
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"M2" means Dallas Men's SF Group
Dates
08/29–12/23
Classroom
Meetings
08/29–12/23 7:00p–9:00p CAC 206
08/29–12/23 7:00p–9:00p CAC 207
SF100-3 M3 0 Spiritual Formation 5/100
Tue 7:00–9:00p 8/29–12/23 info »
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"M3" means Dallas Men's SF Group
Dates
08/29–12/23
SF100-3 M4 0 Spiritual Formation 12/100
Wed 11:30a–12:50p 8/29–12/23 info »
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"M4" means Dallas Men's SF Group
Dates
08/29–12/23
Classroom
Meetings
08/29–12/23 11:30a–12:50p CAC 207
08/29–12/23 11:30a–12:50p CAC 206
08/29–12/23 11:30a–12:50p CAC 208
08/29–12/23 11:30a–12:50p CAC 211
SF100-3 M5 0 Spiritual Formation 25/100
Thu 11:30a–12:50p 8/29–12/23 info »
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"M5" means Dallas Men's SF Group
Dates
08/29–12/23
Classroom
Meetings
08/29–12/23 11:30a–12:50p CAC 206
08/29–12/23 11:30a–12:50p CAC 207
08/29–12/23 11:30a–12:50p CAC 211
08/29–12/23 11:30a–12:50p CAC 208
SF100-3 M6 0 Spiritual Formation 5/100
Fri 11:30a–12:50p 8/29–12/23 info »
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"M6" means Dallas Men's SF Group
Dates
08/29–12/23
Classroom
Meetings
08/29–12/23 11:30a–12:50p CAC 207
08/29–12/23 11:30a–12:50p CAC 206
SF100-3 W1 0 Spiritual Formation 0/100
Mon 12:30–1:50p 8/29–12/23 info »
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"W1" means Dallas Women's SF Group
Dates
08/29–12/23
Classroom
SF100-3 W2 0 Spiritual Formation 12/100
Mon 7:00–9:00p 8/29–12/23 info »
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"W2" means Dallas Women's SF Group
Dates
08/29–12/23
Classroom
Meetings
08/29–12/23 7:00p–9:00p TODD 313
08/29–12/23 7:00p–9:00p TODD 217
08/29–12/23 7:00p–9:00p
SF100-3 W3 0 Spiritual Formation 4/100
Tue 7:00–9:00p 8/29–12/23 info »
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"W3" means Dallas Women's SF Group
Dates
08/29–12/23
Classroom
SF100-3 W4 0 Spiritual Formation 7/100
Wed 11:30a–12:50p 8/29–12/23 info »
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"W4" means Dallas Women's SF Group
Dates
08/29–12/23
Classroom
Meetings
08/29–12/23 11:30a–12:50p TODD 313
08/29–12/23 11:30a–12:50p TODD 315
SF100-3 W5 0 Spiritual Formation 27/100
Thu 11:30a–12:50p 8/29–12/23 info »
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"W5" means Dallas Women's SF Group
Dates
08/29–12/23
Classroom
Meetings
08/29–12/23 11:30a–12:50p TODD 320
08/29–12/23 11:30a–12:50p TODD 315
SF100-3 W6 0 Spiritual Formation 1/100
Fri 11:30a–12:50p 8/29–12/23 info »
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"W6" means Dallas Women's SF Group
Dates
08/29–12/23
Classroom
SF110-1 M 0 Spiritual Formation 22/30
8/29–12/23 info »
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"M" means Dallas Men's SF Group
Dates
08/29–12/23
SF110-1 W 0 Spiritual Formation 6/30
8/29–12/23 info »
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"W" means Dallas Women's SF Group
Dates
08/29–12/23
SF110-2 M 0 Spiritual Formation 20/30
8/29–12/23 info »
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"M" means Dallas Men's SF Group
Dates
08/29–12/23
SF110-2 W 0 Spiritual Formation 7/30
8/29–12/23 info »
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"W" means Dallas Women's SF Group
Dates
08/29–12/23
SF201 A 1 Spiritual Formation I 2/15
8/29–12/23 info »
Description
This course challenges students to grasp more fully the reality of our identity in Christ both personally and corporately. The Life Inventory Exercises are the primary resource used in discovering and establishing identity. An adequate understanding of one' identity in relation to God, self, the body of Christ, and the world is presented as a precursor to developing authentic community. This course must be taken concurrently with the first semester of SF100.
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"A" means Dallas Campus daytime
Dates
08/29–12/23
SF202 A 1 Spiritual Formation II 0/15
8/29–12/23 info »
Description
This course challenges students to pursue new depths of trust out of a common commitment to discovering God' authorship in their lives. Life Story is the primary resource used in guiding each Spiritual Formation group toward the development of authentic community. This course must be taken concurrently with the second semester of SF100.
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"A" means Dallas Campus daytime
Dates
08/29–12/23
SF203 A 1 Spiritual Formation III (Integrity) 4/15
8/29–12/23 info »
Description
This course challenges students to examine the personal and corporate implications of sin and grace in their lives. The Life Change Exercises are the primary resource used in developing integrity in the lives of group members. This course must be taken concurrently with the third semester of SF100.
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"A" means Dallas Campus daytime
Dates
08/29–12/23
SF204 A 1 Spiritual Formation IV (Fidelity) 1/15
8/29–12/23 info »
Description
This course challenges students to implement their divine design in pursuing Christlikeness in every arena of life. The Vision and Fidelity Exercises are the primary resources used for exploring each member' vision for a continued life of fidelity in faith and practice. This course guides students through synthesizing the previous modules and considering the kind of life they want to live as a follower of Jesus Christ. This course must be taken concurrently with the fourth semester of SF100.
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"A" means Dallas Campus daytime
Dates
08/29–12/23
SF245-1 A 0 MABEL Spiritual Formation 5/27
Orr
Wed 3:00–3:50p 8/29–12/23 info »
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"A" means Dallas Campus daytime
Dates
08/29–12/23
Classroom
Systematic Theology
Course Sec Hours Title Reg Profs Days Times Meetings Room
ST101 A 3 Theological Method and Bibliology 35/75
Tu,Th 9:10–10:25a 8/29–12/23 CAC 205 info »
Description
A study of prolegomena as the nature, method, and sources of theology; revelation, especially the inspiration, authority, sufficiency, inerrancy, and canonicity of the Bible; and theological hermeneutics, including an introduction to dispensationalism. This course is prerequisite to all other Systematic Theology (ST) courses.
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"A" means Dallas Campus daytime
Dates
08/29–12/23
Classroom
CAC 205
ST101 AU 3 Theological Method and Bibliology
hybrid course meets 8/27–12/23
10/30
Sat 8:00a–4:00p 9/24, 11/12, 12/3 info »
Description
A study of prolegomena as the nature, method, and sources of theology; revelation, especially the inspiration, authority, sufficiency, inerrancy, and canonicity of the Bible; and theological hermeneutics, including an introduction to dispensationalism. This course is prerequisite to all other Systematic Theology (ST) courses.
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"AU" means Austin
Dates
08/27–12/23
Meetings
Sat. 09/24 8:00a–4:00p
Sat. 11/12 8:00a–4:00p
Sat. 12/03 8:00a–4:00p
ST101 B 3 Theological Method and Bibliology 62/66
Wed 1:00–3:40p 8/29–12/23 TODD 114 info »
Description
A study of prolegomena as the nature, method, and sources of theology; revelation, especially the inspiration, authority, sufficiency, inerrancy, and canonicity of the Bible; and theological hermeneutics, including an introduction to dispensationalism. This course is prerequisite to all other Systematic Theology (ST) courses.
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"B" means Dallas Campus daytime
Dates
08/29–12/23
Classroom
TODD 114
ST101 C 3 Theological Method and Bibliology 23/66
Thu 2:25–5:05p 8/29–12/23 TODD 114 info »
Description
A study of prolegomena as the nature, method, and sources of theology; revelation, especially the inspiration, authority, sufficiency, inerrancy, and canonicity of the Bible; and theological hermeneutics, including an introduction to dispensationalism. This course is prerequisite to all other Systematic Theology (ST) courses.
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"C" means Dallas Campus daytime
Dates
08/29–12/23
Classroom
TODD 114
ST101 DC 3 Theological Method and Bibliology*
hybrid course meets 8/29–12/23
40/40
Sat 8:00a–4:00p 9/10, 10/15, 11/5 info »

*This is a hybrid section taught both online and in the classroom. Hybrid courses run the length of the full semester.

Description
A study of prolegomena as the nature, method, and sources of theology; revelation, especially the inspiration, authority, sufficiency, inerrancy, and canonicity of the Bible; and theological hermeneutics, including an introduction to dispensationalism. This course is prerequisite to all other Systematic Theology (ST) courses.
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"DC" means Washington, DC
Dates
08/29–12/23
Meetings
Sat. 09/10 8:00a–4:00p
Sat. 10/15 8:00a–4:00p
Sat. 11/05 8:00a–4:00p
ST101 GA 3 Theological Method and Bibliology
hybrid course meets 8/27–12/23
7/30
Sat 8:00a–5:00p 8/27, 10/8, 12/10 info »
Description
A study of prolegomena as the nature, method, and sources of theology; revelation, especially the inspiration, authority, sufficiency, inerrancy, and canonicity of the Bible; and theological hermeneutics, including an introduction to dispensationalism. This course is prerequisite to all other Systematic Theology (ST) courses.
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"GA" means Atlanta
Dates
08/27–12/23
Meetings
Sat. 08/27 8:00a–5:00p
Sat. 10/08 8:00a–5:00p
Sat. 12/10 8:00a–5:00p
ST101 HO 3 Theological Method and Bibliology 24/60
Sat 8:00a–5:00p 9/3, 9/24, 10/15, 11/5, 12/10 RGCY 131 info »
Description
A study of prolegomena as the nature, method, and sources of theology; revelation, especially the inspiration, authority, sufficiency, inerrancy, and canonicity of the Bible; and theological hermeneutics, including an introduction to dispensationalism. This course is prerequisite to all other Systematic Theology (ST) courses.
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"HO" means Houston Campus
Dates
09/03–12/10
Classroom
RGCY 131
Meetings
Sat. 09/03 8:00a–5:00p RGCY 131
Sat. 09/24 8:00a–5:00p RGCY 131
Sat. 10/15 8:00a–5:00p RGCY 131
Sat. 11/05 8:00a–5:00p RGCY 131
Sat. 12/10 8:00a–5:00p RGCY 131
ST101 OL 3 Theological Method and Bibliology 147/150
online info »
Description
A study of prolegomena as the nature, method, and sources of theology; revelation, especially the inspiration, authority, sufficiency, inerrancy, and canonicity of the Bible; and theological hermeneutics, including an introduction to dispensationalism. This course is prerequisite to all other Systematic Theology (ST) courses.
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"OL" means Online Course
Dates
08/29–12/23
ST102 GA 3 Trinitarianism
hybrid course meets 8/29–12/23
5/30
Sat 8:00a–5:00p 9/24, 10/22, 12/3 info »
Description
A study of the existence and attributes of the one God, the Holy Trinity; the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit in Scripture and in Christian history; and the ramifications of Trinitarian belief today. Prerequisite: ST101 Introduction to Theology
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"GA" means Atlanta
Dates
08/29–12/23
Meetings
Sat. 09/24 8:00a–5:00p
Sat. 10/22 8:00a–5:00p
Sat. 12/03 8:00a–5:00p
ST102 OL 3 Trinitarianism 83/150
online info »
Description
A study of the existence and attributes of the one God, the Holy Trinity; the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit in Scripture and in Christian history; and the ramifications of Trinitarian belief today. Prerequisite: ST101 Introduction to Theology
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"OL" means Online Course
Dates
08/29–12/23
ST103 A 3 Angelology, Anthropology, & Hamartiology 37/66
Tu,Th 1:00–2:15p 8/29–12/23 TODD 114 info »
Description
A study of angelology, the doctrines of the unfallen angels, the fallen angels, and Satan; anthropology, a study of the creation of humanity, the material and immaterial aspects of humanity, and the Fall of humanity; and original and personal sin. Prerequisite: ST101 Introduction to Theology.
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"A" means Dallas Campus daytime
Dates
08/29–12/23
Classroom
TODD 114
ST103 B 3 Angelology, Anthropology, & Hamartiology 31/66
Tu,Th 3:50–5:05p 8/29–12/23 TODD 115 info »
Description
A study of angelology, the doctrines of the unfallen angels, the fallen angels, and Satan; anthropology, a study of the creation of humanity, the material and immaterial aspects of humanity, and the Fall of humanity; and original and personal sin. Prerequisite: ST101 Introduction to Theology.
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"B" means Dallas Campus daytime
Dates
08/29–12/23
Classroom
TODD 115
ST103 C 3 Angelology, Anthropology, & Hamartiology 24/66
We,Fr 9:10–10:25a 8/29–12/23 TODD 114 info »
Description
A study of angelology, the doctrines of the unfallen angels, the fallen angels, and Satan; anthropology, a study of the creation of humanity, the material and immaterial aspects of humanity, and the Fall of humanity; and original and personal sin. Prerequisite: ST101 Introduction to Theology.
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"C" means Dallas Campus daytime
Dates
08/29–12/23
Classroom
TODD 114
ST103 DC 3 Angelology, Anthropology, & Hamartiology*
hybrid course meets 8/29–12/23
16/24
Sat 8:00a–4:00p 9/10, 10/15, 11/5 info »

*This is a hybrid section taught both online and in the classroom. Hybrid courses run the length of the full semester.

Description
A study of angelology, the doctrines of the unfallen angels, the fallen angels, and Satan; anthropology, a study of the creation of humanity, the material and immaterial aspects of humanity, and the Fall of humanity; and original and personal sin. Prerequisite: ST101 Introduction to Theology.
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"DC" means Washington, DC
Dates
08/29–12/23
Meetings
Sat. 09/10 8:00a–4:00p
Sat. 10/15 8:00a–4:00p
Sat. 11/05 8:00a–4:00p
ST103 HO 3 Angelology, Anthropology, & Hamartiology 25/60
Mon 1:15–4:00p 8/29–12/23 RGCY 131 info »
Description
A study of angelology, the doctrines of the unfallen angels, the fallen angels, and Satan; anthropology, a study of the creation of humanity, the material and immaterial aspects of humanity, and the Fall of humanity; and original and personal sin. Prerequisite: ST101 Introduction to Theology.
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"HO" means Houston Campus
Dates
08/29–12/23
Classroom
RGCY 131
ST103 OL 3 Angelology, Anthropology, & Hamartiology 53/150
online info »
Description
A study of angelology, the doctrines of the unfallen angels, the fallen angels, and Satan; anthropology, a study of the creation of humanity, the material and immaterial aspects of humanity, and the Fall of humanity; and original and personal sin. Prerequisite: ST101 Introduction to Theology.
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"OL" means Online Course
Dates
08/29–12/23
ST103 WL 3 Angelology, Anthropology, & Hamartiology* 11/30
Sat 8:00a–5:00p 8/27, 9/17, 10/8, 10/29, 12/3 WL  info »

*This section will be taught in the Woodlands, TX.

Description
A study of angelology, the doctrines of the unfallen angels, the fallen angels, and Satan; anthropology, a study of the creation of humanity, the material and immaterial aspects of humanity, and the Fall of humanity; and original and personal sin. Prerequisite: ST101 Introduction to Theology.
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"WL" means Woodlands
Dates
08/27–12/03
Meetings
Sat. 08/27 8:00a–5:00p WL
Sat. 09/17 8:00a–5:00p WL
Sat. 10/08 8:00a–5:00p WL
Sat. 10/29 8:00a–5:00p WL
Sat. 12/03 8:00a–5:00p WL
ST104 OL 3 Soteriology 61/150
online info »
Description
A study of the grace of God in salvation including election, the ministry of the Savior in His humiliation and exaltation, the nature and extent of the Atonement, efficacious grace, justification, regeneration, the salvation ministries of the Holy Spirit (including Spirit baptism, indwelling, and sealing), and eternal security. Prerequisite: ST101 Introduction to Theology.
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"OL" means Online Course
Dates
08/29–12/23
ST104 SA 3 Soteriology*
hybrid course meets 8/29–12/23
14/30
Sat 8:00a–5:00p 9/3, 10/1, 10/29 info »

*This is a hybrid section with both online and in-class elements. Hybrid classes run the full length of the semester.

Description
A study of the grace of God in salvation including election, the ministry of the Savior in His humiliation and exaltation, the nature and extent of the Atonement, efficacious grace, justification, regeneration, the salvation ministries of the Holy Spirit (including Spirit baptism, indwelling, and sealing), and eternal security. Prerequisite: ST101 Introduction to Theology.
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"SA" means San Antonio
Dates
08/29–12/23
Meetings
Sat. 09/03 8:00a–5:00p
Sat. 10/01 8:00a–5:00p
Sat. 10/29 8:00a–5:00p
ST105 A 3 Sanctification & Ecclesiology 15/66
Mon 3:15–6:00p 8/29–12/23 TODD 114 info »
Description
A study of sanctification, the doctrine of the spiritual life; and ecclesiology, the doctrines of the body of Christ and the local church including its organization, ministry, ordinances, government, and purpose. Prerequisite: ST101 Introduction to Theology.
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"A" means Dallas Campus daytime
Dates
08/29–12/23
Classroom
TODD 114
ST105 B 3 Sanctification & Ecclesiology 40/66
Tu,Th 2:25–3:40p 8/29–12/23 TODD 115 info »
Description
A study of sanctification, the doctrine of the spiritual life; and ecclesiology, the doctrines of the body of Christ and the local church including its organization, ministry, ordinances, government, and purpose. Prerequisite: ST101 Introduction to Theology.
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"B" means Dallas Campus daytime
Dates
08/29–12/23
Classroom
TODD 115
ST105 C 3 Sanctification & Ecclesiology 36/86
Wed 7:45–10:25a 8/29–12/23 CAC 205 info »
Description
A study of sanctification, the doctrine of the spiritual life; and ecclesiology, the doctrines of the body of Christ and the local church including its organization, ministry, ordinances, government, and purpose. Prerequisite: ST101 Introduction to Theology.
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"C" means Dallas Campus daytime
Dates
08/29–12/23
Classroom
CAC 205
ST105 HO 3 Sanctification & Ecclesiology 15/32
Tue 7:00–9:45a 8/29–12/23 RGCY 127 info »
Description
A study of sanctification, the doctrine of the spiritual life; and ecclesiology, the doctrines of the body of Christ and the local church including its organization, ministry, ordinances, government, and purpose. Prerequisite: ST101 Introduction to Theology.
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"HO" means Houston Campus
Dates
08/29–12/23
Classroom
RGCY 127
ST105 OL 3 Sanctification & Ecclesiology 49/150
online info »
Description
A study of sanctification, the doctrine of the spiritual life; and ecclesiology, the doctrines of the body of Christ and the local church including its organization, ministry, ordinances, government, and purpose. Prerequisite: ST101 Introduction to Theology.
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"OL" means Online Course
Dates
08/29–12/23
ST105 TN 3 Sanctification & Ecclesiology*
hybrid course meets 8/29–12/23
7/30
Sat 8:00a–5:00p 9/17, 10/22 info »

*This is a hybrid section with both online and in-class elements. Hybrid courses run the length of of the full semester.

Description
A study of sanctification, the doctrine of the spiritual life; and ecclesiology, the doctrines of the body of Christ and the local church including its organization, ministry, ordinances, government, and purpose. Prerequisite: ST101 Introduction to Theology.
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"TN" means Nashville
Dates
08/29–12/23
Meetings
Sat. 09/17 8:00a–5:00p (Meets in MOBL)
Sat. 10/22 8:00a–5:00p (Meets in MOBL)
ST106 OL 3 Eschatology 39/150
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Description
A study of eschatology, the doctrine of the consummation of God'€™s plan of redemption, including major themes in eschatology and the order of predicted events. The course will include a review of the biblical creation and redemption narrative, with an opportunity for a synthetic capstone summary of Christian doctrine. Pre- or Co-requisites: ST101-€“105. 3 hours.
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"OL" means Online Course
Dates
08/29–12/23
ST620 W 3 History of Philosophy 18/30
Yoder
Fr,Sa see info 9/9–10, 10/14–15, 11/4–5, 12/2–3 info »
Description
A study of the history of philosophy, with attention to the antecedents of modern philosophy and the relationship of philosophy to Christian doctrine. Designed as a broad overview for those who have not had a course in the history of philosophy
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"W" means Weekend Course in Dallas
Dates
09/09–12/03
Meetings
Fri. 09/09 6:00p–9:00p
Sat. 09/10 8:00a–5:00p
Fri. 10/14 6:00p–9:00p
Sat. 10/15 8:00a–5:00p
Fri. 11/04 6:00p–9:00p
Sat. 11/05 8:00a–5:00p
Fri. 12/02 6:00p–9:00p
Sat. 12/03 8:00a–5:00p
World Missions
Course Sec Hours Title Reg Profs Days Times Meetings Room
WM101 A 3 Introduction to World Missions 18/30
Tue 2:25–5:15p 8/29–12/23 CAC 202 info »
Description
A study of the biblical meaning and purpose of missions, missions agencies and instruments, and missions accomplishments, trends, needs, and possibilities.
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"A" means Dallas Campus daytime
Dates
08/29–12/23
Classroom
CAC 202
WM101 B 3 Introduction to World Missions 27/30
We,Fr 7:45–9:00a 8/29–12/23 CAC 211 info »
Description
A study of the biblical meaning and purpose of missions, missions agencies and instruments, and missions accomplishments, trends, needs, and possibilities.
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"B" means Dallas Campus daytime
Dates
08/29–12/23
Classroom
CAC 211
WM101 OL 3 Introduction to World Missions 45/150
Orr
online info »
Description
A study of the biblical meaning and purpose of missions, missions agencies and instruments, and missions accomplishments, trends, needs, and possibilities.
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"OL" means Online Course
Dates
08/29–12/23
WM205 A 3 Cultural Dynamics in Ministry 11/25
Tu,Th 9:10–10:25a 8/29–12/23 TODD 218 info »
Description
A consideration of the dimensions and manifestations of culture as they influence ministry with special attention given to specific skills for exegeting a cultural setting for ministry.
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"A" means Dallas Campus daytime
Dates
08/29–12/23
Classroom
TODD 218
WM215 HO 3 Dynamics of Missionary Develop 10/15
Orr
Sat 8:00a–5:00p 9/10, 10/1, 10/22, 11/12, 12/17 RGCY 103 info »
Description
A seminar for synthesizing intercultural principles from World Missions and Intercultural Studies courses and providing practical preparation for personal development, interpersonal relationships, and ministry effectiveness. Should be taken in last semester of study.
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"HO" means Houston Campus
Dates
09/10–12/17
Classroom
RGCY 103
Meetings
Sat. 09/10 8:00a–5:00p RGCY 103
Sat. 10/01 8:00a–5:00p RGCY 103
Sat. 10/22 8:00a–5:00p RGCY 103
Sat. 11/12 8:00a–5:00p RGCY 103
Sat. 12/17 8:00a–5:00p RGCY 103
WM270 N 2 Historical Expansion of Global Christianity 2/30
Orr
Wed 6:00–8:45p 8/29–11/2 CAC 201 info »
Description
An historical overview of Missions starting from Paul's missionary journeys until today. Selected turning points in world evangelization will be evaluated to give the student a better understanding of how missionshas changed within church history.
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"N" means Night Course in Dallas
Dates
08/29–11/02
Classroom
CAC 201
WM325 W 2 Ministry Multicultural America 11/30
Orr
Fr,Sa see info 9/16–17, 10/28–29, 12/2–3 CAC 201 info »
Description
A seminar-style study of the cultural, historical, and religious characteristics of ministry in diverse American contexts and of the implications for ministry created by these characteristics.
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"W" means Weekend Course in Dallas
Dates
09/16–12/03
Classroom
CAC 201
Meetings
Fri. 09/16 5:30p–8:30p CAC 201
Sat. 09/17 8:00a–5:00p CAC 201
Fri. 10/28 5:30p–8:30p CAC 201
Sat. 10/29 8:00a–5:00p CAC 201
Fri. 12/02 5:30p–8:30p CAC 201
Sat. 12/03 8:00a–5:00p CAC 201
WM420 A 2 Mission Strategy for Unreached Peoples 10/30
Wed 2:25–4:15p 8/29–12/23 CAC 202 info »
Description
A study of ministry to unreached peoples and "closure strategy" in missions, with attention to identification, selection, and entry into modern unreached people groups; and the concept of homogeneous units as targets for evangelistic ministry.
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"A" means Dallas Campus daytime
Dates
08/29–12/23
Classroom
CAC 202
WM450 N 3 Local Church and Social Outreach Ministry* 15/30
Evans
Tue 6:45–9:30p 8/29–12/23 OFF  info »

*This section will be taught at Oak Cliff Bible Fellowship, Education Building, 1st Floor, Youth Room. 1808 Camp Wisdom Road, Dallas, TX 75232

Description
An in-depth study of the kingdom-agenda approach to social outreach, with a focus on the creation and development of practical strategies for effective community impact through the local church.
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"N" means Night Course in Dallas
Dates
08/29–12/23
WM510 A 2 Theological Issues Contemporary Missiology 7/30
Thu 2:25–4:15p 8/29–12/23 CAC 202 info »
Description
A study of theological issues affecting missiological thinking in relation to Christianity-the uniqueness of Jesus Christ in a pluralistic world; soteriology-the eternal destiny of the heathen; anthropology-biblical absolutism and cultural relativism; pneumatology-signs and wonders, and other charismatic issues; and eschatology-premillennialism and society. May also be credited in the Department of Theological Studies.
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"A" means Dallas Campus daytime
Dates
08/29–12/23
Classroom
CAC 202
WM610 N 3 Introduction to TESOL 6/25
Mon 5:30–8:15p 8/29–12/23 TODD 215 info »
Description
An introductory course which considers theories of language, language acquisition, and standard methods and techniques of instruction for teaching English to speakers of other languages.
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Section
"N" means Night Course in Dallas
Dates
08/29–12/23
Classroom
TODD 215