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2012-2013 Academic Year
Fall Term: 10 September 2012 – 18 December 2012
Registration fee will be waived if registration is received in the registrar’s office by 18 May 2012. Courses are listed to assist students in program planning. The seminary reserves the right to cancel any course for insufficient enrollment, to limit class size, or to change an instructor’s schedule.

For an alphabetized list of courses offered this term, click here.

NEW! The Anti-racism Workshop, 17 October 2012, 8:30 am to 4:30 pm, is required for all master's level students matriculating in the Fall Term 2012-13 and later.

NEW! CS255 Justice and Peace Practicum replaces CS253 Ministry Practicum for the Justice & Peace Studies concentration. For more information click here.

New! CL550 The Emergent Church Movement and a New Ecclesiology


Monday Afternoon 1:30-4:45pm
CL440-01 Foundations of Christian Education 3 cr Keely Max size 30
Prerequisites: none
Required course for M.Div., MARL
TR714-01 World Religions 3 cr Sautter Max size 20
Prerequisites: none
Non-Christian Religions elective
IS100-01 Principles of Writing and Critical Thinking 0 cr Wynn Max Size 20
Prerequisites: none 
Required course for all Masters degree programs.
The class is from 1:30-3:00pm
CH365-01 American Baptist History & Polity 3 cr Stapleton Max Size 20
Prerequisites: none 

Monday Evening 6:00-9:15pm
CH161-01 Orientation to the Older Testament 3 cr Pressler Max Size 30
Prerequisites: none
 Required course for all Masters degree programs
CH262-01 Synoptic Gospels 3 cr Salmon Max size 20
Prerequisites: CH161; CH261
Required course for M.Div.
CH430-01 Women’s History & Experience in the Christian Church 3 cr Gesling Max Size 20
Prerequisites: none
Women's Studies elective, Justice & Peace Studies Elective

Tuesday Morning 8:15-11:30am
IS151-01 Theological Interpretation: God, Community, & Transformation 3 cr Smith Max Size 40
Prerequisites: none
 Required course for all Masters degree programs
TR536 Ethics of Reconciliation 3 cr Tan Max size 20
Prerequisites: none  
Leadership toward Racial Justice elective, Justice and Peace Studies elective

Tuesday Afternoon 1:30-4:45pm
TR271-01 Theological Interpretation of the Arts 3 cr Johnson Max Size 20
Prerequisites: None
Required course for Theology & the Arts concentrations; elective
TR608-01 Christology 3 cr Capetz Max Size 20
Prerequisites: none
Elective course
CH340-01 UU History & Polity I 3 cr Friedman Max Size 20
Prerequisites: none
CL571-01 The Public Witness of Congregations 3 cr Perkins Max Size 20
Prerequisites: none
Leadership towards Racial Justice elective; Justice and Peace Studies elective

Tuesday Evening 6:00-9:15pm

IS351-01 Final M.Div. Integrative Seminar 3 cr Fernandez & Greeves Max Size 20
Prerequisites: TR105, CS252
Required course for M.Div.; not open to auditors
CL625-01 Chaplaincy in a Pluralistic Age 3 cr Max Size 20
Prerequisites: CL670
Pastoral Care & Counseling elective

Thursday Morning 8:15-11:30am
CH461-01 Historical Theology
3 cr
Max Size 30
Description Prerequisites: none
Required course for all Masters degree programs
CL674-01 Addiction & Recovery 3 cr Max Size 20
Prerequisites: none
Syllabus (revised 9.13.12)
Pastoral Care & Counseling elective
CH221-01 Reading Acts for the Church Today CANCELLED 3 cr Salmon Max Size 20  
Prerequisites: CH261
Syllabus
Elective
CH262-02 Synoptic Gospels NEW 3 cr Salmon Max size 20
Prerequisites: CH161; CH261
Required course for M.Div.

Thursday Afternoon 1:30-4:45pm
CH310-01 UCC History & Polity I 3 cr McMahill Max Size 20
Prerequisites: CH461, CH462
Elective course
CL336-01 Preaching 3 cr Smith Max Size 9
Prerequisites: CH161, CH261, IS151
Required course for M.Div., MARL*
*MARL students must take CL336 or CL330
TR820-01 Reimagining the Church CANCELLED 3 cr Fernandez Max Size 20
Prerequisites: None
Syllabus (Not Fall 2012-for reference only)
Elective course

Thursday Evening 6:00-9:15pm
CL550-01 The Emergent Church Movement and a New Ecclesiology NEW 3 cr
Max Size 20
 
Description Prerequisites: None
Elective course
TR107-01 Christian Ethics 3 cr Tan Max size 40
Prerequisites: IS151, CH161, CH261, CH461  
Required course for all Masters degree programs
TR235-01 The Church, Spirituality and the Arts 3 cr Yates Max size 20
Prerequisites: None  
Theology and the Arts elective

Friday Morning 8:15-11:30am
CS251-01 Religious Leadership, Organization,
Administration & Finance in Context 1
4.5 cr Keely Max Size 30
Prerequisites: IS151, IS152, CH161, CH261, and two of CL440, CL670, CL330 or CL336
Required course for M.Div. & MARL; not open to auditors

Friday Afternoon 1:30-4:45pm
TR272-01 Arts Practicum 3 cr Johnson Max Size 20
Prerequisites: Equivalent of one FT year of study (27 credits), not open to auditors
Required course for Theology & the Arts concentrations; elective

Doctor of Ministry Courses
DM150-01 Renewing Ministry in the North American Context 3 cr Trumbauer Max Size 12 Sm Dng
Prerequisites: none
Syllabus (Not Fall 2012-for reference only)
Required course for D.Min.
Dates: 22-25 October 2012; Monday 1:00-4:45pm; Tuesday and Wednesday 9:00am-4:45pm; Thursday 9:00am-12:00 noon
DM290-01 Capstone Seminar & Comprehensive Exam 6 cr Trumbauer Max Size 12 Sm Dng
Prerequisites: DM250 and all electives
Required course for D.Min.
Dates: 2-5 October 2012; Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday 9am-4:30pm; Friday 9:30am-3pm.

Online Courses
Hybrid Course
CH161ON-01 Orientation to the Older Testament 3 cr Pressler Max Size 15
Prerequisites: none
Requirement for all Master-level degree programs
The class will meet on campus the weekend of September 21 & 22. The Friday meeting time is from 6:00-9:15pm and the Saturday meeting time is from 9:00am-4:00pm.
PLEASE NOTE:
Participants in this hybrid course must be prepared to log on to the course using high speed internet at least three times per week. Students for whom this is not possible are advised to take section one (CH161-01) of the class that meets on Monday evenings from 6:00 to 9:15 pm.

Printable Version of the 2012-13 Registration Bulletin

Fall Course List by Title (instructor)

CH221 - 01    Reading Acts for the Church Today (Salmon) CANCELLED
CL674 - 01    Addiction & Recovery (Albers)
TR272 - 01    Arts Practicum (Johnson)
CL625 - 01    Chaplaincy in a Pluralistic Age (Albers & Myers)
DM290-01 Capstone Seminar and Comprehensive Exam (Trumbauer)
TR107 - 01   Christian Ethics (Tan)
TR608 - 01   Christology (Capetz)
TR235 - 01   Church, Spirituality and the Arts (The) (Yates)
CL550-01 Emergent Church Movement and a New Ecclesiology (Jones)
TR536 - 01  Ethics of Reconciliation (Tan)
IS351 - 01  Final M.Div. Integrative Seminar (Fernandez & Greeves)
CL440 - 01   Foundations of Christian Education (Keely)
CH461 - 01  Historical Theology (Capetz)
CH161 - 01  Orientation to the OT (Pressler)
CH161ON - 01 Orientation to the OT (Pressler) HYBRID
CL336 - 01    Preaching (Smith)
IS100 - 01    Principles of Writing and Critical Thinking (Wynn) 1:30-3
CL571 - 01    Public Witness (Perkins)
CH440 - 01 Reformed Confessional Tradition (Capetz);
TR820 - 01    Reimagining the Church (Fernandez) CANCELLED
CS251 - 01    Rel Lead, Org, Adm, Fin in Context I (Keely)
DM150 - 01   Renewing Ministry in the North American Context (Trumbauer)
CH262 - 01 Synoptic Gospels (Salmon)
CH262 - 02 Synoptic Gospels (Salmon)
TR271 - 01  Theological Interpretation of the Arts (Johnson)
IS151 - 01 Theological Interpretation: God, Community, & Transformation (Smith)
CH310 - 01  UCC History & Polity I (McMahill)
CH340 - 01  UU History & Polity I (Friedman)
CH430 - 01 Women’s History & Experience in the Christian Church (Gesling)
TR714 - 01 World Religions (Sautter)


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