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2013-2014 Academic Year
Fall Term: 9 September 2013 – 17 December 2014

Registration opens 22 April 2013. A late registration fee will be charged for registrations received in the registrar’s office after 17 May 2013. 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.

The Anti-Racism Workshop, 16 October 2013, 8:30 AM-4:30 PM, is required for all master's level students matriculating in the fall term 2012-13 and later.

NEW COURSES FOR FALL

TR250 Bearing Witness: The Power of Story

TR736 Intro to Judaism for Christians

CH212 Justice & Peace: New Testament Perspectives

CL679 Pastoral Care in Grief and Loss

TR522 Theories of Justice and Reconciliation

Monday Afternoon 1:30-4:45pm

CH310-01 UCC History & Polity I 3 cr McMahill Max
Size 20
Rm C
Prerequisites: CH461, CH462
Elective course
CH212-01 Justice & Peace: New Testament Perspectives 3 cr Salmon Max Size 20 Rm E
Prerequisites: none; CH161 and CH261 recommended but not required
Justice and Peace elective course

Monday Evening 6:00-9:15pm
CH461-01 Introduction to Historical Theology
3 cr
Max Size 40
Rm A
Description Prerequisites: none
Required course for all master's degree programs

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

Tuesday Afternoon 1:30-4:45pm
TR107-01 Christian Ethics 3 cr Stoltzfus Max size 40 Rm A
Prerequisites: IS151, CH161, CH261, CH461  
Required course for all master's degree programs
CL336-01 Preaching 3 cr Johnson Max Size 9 SLC
Prerequisites: CH161, CH261, IS151
Required course for M.Div., M.A.R.L.*
*M.A.R.L. students must take CL336 or CL330
TR637-01 Theology of Rudolf Bultmann 3 cr Capetz Max Size 20 Lib 2
Description No prerequisites
System of theological thought elective
CL331-01 Worship Theory and Practice in the UUA 3 cr Eller-Isaacs Max Size 20 Rm C
Description No prerequisites
Elective course

Tuesday Evening 6:00-9:15pm

IS100-01 Writing for Theological Study 0 cr Wynn Max Size 20 Rm C
Prerequisites: none 
Required course for all master's degree programs; must take within the first year of study.
The class is from 6:00-7:30pm
TR736-01 Intro to Judaism for Christians 3 cr Max Size 20 SLC
No prerequisites
Non-Christian religion(s) elective

Thursday Morning 8:15-11:30am
IS151-01 Theological Interpretation: God, Community, and Transformation 3 cr Johnson Max Size 40 SLC
Prerequisites: none
Required course for all master's degree programs
TR250-01 Bearing Witness: The Power of Story NEW! 3 cr Bellamy Max Size 20 Rm A
Prerequisites: none
Leadership Toward Racial Justice elective, Theology and the Arts elective, Justice and Peace elective

Thursday Afternoon 1:30-4:45pm
CH161-01 Orientation to the Older Testament: Pentateuch and Former Prophets 3 cr Pressler Max Size 30 Rm A
Description Prerequisites: None Book List Syllabus
Required course for all master's degree programs
CL679-01 Pastoral Care in Grief and Loss 3 cr Armstrong Max Size 20 Rm C
Prerequisites: CL670
Pastoral Care elective
TR248-01 Theological & Spiritual Reflections on 20th Century Art 3 cr Yates Max Size 20 SLC
Prerequisites: None
Theology and the Arts elective

Thursday Evening 6:00-9:15pm
CL440-01 Foundations of Christian Education 3 cr Keely Max size 30 SLC
Prerequisites: none
Required course for M.Div., M.A.R.L.
TR271 Theological Interpretation of the Arts 3 cr Weaver Max size 20 Rm A
Prerequisites: none
Required course for Theology and the Arts concentrations; elective

Friday Morning 8:15-11:30am
CH262-01 Synoptic Gospels 3 cr Salmon Max size 20 Rm A
Prerequisites: CH161; CH261
Required course for M.Div.
TR522-01 Theories of Justice and Reconciliation 3 cr Stoltzfus Max size 20 Rm C
Prerequisites: none  
Justice and Peace concentration required course; Leadership Toward Racial Justice elective

Friday Afternoon 1:30-4:45pm
IS351-01 Final M.Div. Integrative Seminar 3 cr Greeves & Bradshaw Max Size 20 SLC
Prerequisites: TR105, CS252
Required course for M.Div.; not open to auditors

Online Courses
Hybrid Course
CH161ON-01 Orientation to the Older Testament: Pentateuch and Former Prophets 3 cr Pressler Max Size 15 Rm A
Prerequisites: none
Requirement for all master's degree programs
The class will meet on campus the weekend of September 20 & 21. 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 logon 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 Thursday afternoon from 1:30-4:45pm.

Doctor of Ministry Courses
DM150-01 Renewing Ministry in North American Context 3 cr Trumbauer Max Size 12 Sm Dng
Prerequisites: none
Required course for D.Min.
Dates: 28 October-31 October. Monday 1:00-4:45pm; Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday 9:00am-4:45pm; Friday 9:00am-12:00 noon

Printable Version of the 2013-14 Registration Bulletin

Fall Course List by Title (instructor)

TR250 Bearing Witness: The Power of Story (Bellamy)
TR107 Christian Ethics
IS351 Final M.Div. Integrative Seminar (Greeves & Bradshaw)
CL440 Foundations of Christian Education (Keely)
CH461 Introduction to Historical Theology (Capetz)
TR736 Introduction to Judaism for Christians (Eilberg)
CH212 Justice & Peace: New Testament Perspectives (Salmon)
CH161 - 01  Orientation to the OT: Pentateuch & Former Prophets (Pressler)
CH161ON - 01 Orientation to the OT: Pentateuch & Former Prophets (Pressler) HYBRID
CL679 Pastoral Care in Grief & Loss (Armstrong)
CL336 Preaching (Johnson)
CS251 Religious Leadership, Org, Adm, & Fin in Context I (Keely)
DM150 Renewing Ministry in North American Context (Trumbauer)
CH262 Synoptic Gospels (Salmon)
IS151 Theological Interpretation: God, Community, & Transformation (Johnson)
TR271 Theological Interpretation of the Arts (Weaver)
TR248 Theological & Spiritual Reflections on 20th Century Art (Yates)
TR637 Theology of Rudolf Bultmann (Capetz)
TR522 Theories of Justice & Reconciliation (Tan)
CH310 UCC History & Polity I (McMahill)
CL331 Worship Theory & Practice in the UUA (Eller-Isaacs)
IS100 Writing for Theological Study (Wynn)


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