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2011-2012 Academic Year
Spring Term:
6 February 2012 – 18 May 2012
Registration fee will be waived if registration is received in the registrar’s office by 20 December 2011. 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.

Monday Afternoon 1:30-4:45pm
CH461-01 Historical Theology
3 cr
Max Size 30
Description Prerequisites: none
Required course for all Masters degree programs
CL525-01 Multicultural Foundation for Helping and Healing Practices
3 cr
Max Size 20
Description Prerequisites: none
Syllabus
Leadership towards Racial Justice elective

Monday Evening 6:00-9:15pm
CH320-01 UMC History & Polity
3 cr
Max Size 20
Description Prerequisites: none
Elective course
IS152-01 Integration of Ministry & Local Theologies
3 cr
Max Size 30
Description Prerequisites: IS151 and one Biblical studies course
Require course for MDiv and MARL degrees
CH311-01 UCC History & Polity II
3 cr
Max Size 20
Description Prerequisites: CH310

Syllabus

Elective course

Tuesday Morning 8:15-11:30am
CL336-01 Preaching
3 cr
Max Size 12
Description Prerequisites: CH161, CH261, IS151
Required course for MDiv and MARL* degree programs
*MARL students must take either CL336 or CL330
TR408-01 Introduction to Feminist Theologies
3 cr
Max Size 20
Description Prerequisites: none
Required course for Women's Studies concentration, elective

Tuesday Afternoon 1:30-4:45pm
CH261-01 New Testament Texts in Context
3 cr
Max Size 30
Description Prerequisites: none
Required course for all Masters degrees programs
CL683-01 Pastoral Care through the Life Cycle
3 cr
Max Size 20
Description Prerequisites: none
Syllabus
(rev'd Feb. 13)
Pastoral Care elective

Tuesday Evening 6:00-9:15pm
CH462-01 American Religious Histories
3 cr
Max Size 30
Description Prerequisites: none
Required course for all Masters degree programs
CL330-01 Worship of the Church
3 cr
Johnson
Max Size 30
Description Prerequisites: IS151
Required course for MDiv, MARL*, and Theology and the Arts concentration
*MARL students must take either CL330 or CL336
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 6:00pm to 7:30pm
TR720-01 Zen Buddhism
3 cr
Max Size 20
Description Prerequisites: none
Non-Christian religions elective

Thursday Morning 8:15-11:30am
CH261-02 New Testament Texts in Context
3 cr
Max Size 30
Description Prerequisites: none
Required course for all Masters degree programs
TR105-01 Constructive Theology
3 cr
Max Size 40
Description Prerequisites: IS151
Required course for all Masters degree programs

Thursday Afternoon 1:30-4:45pm
CH162-01 Older Testament in the Life of the Church 3 cr Brink
Max Size 30
Description Prerequisites: CH161, CH261
Required course for M.Div., elective
CL670-01 Introduction to Pastoral Care
3 cr
Max Size 30
Description Prerequisites: none
Required course for MDiv and MARL degrees; elective
TR248-01 Theological Reflection & Spiritual Encounter in 20th Century Art & Architecture
3 cr
Max Size 20
Description Prerequisites: none
Arts elective

Thursday Evening 6:00-9:15pm
CH462-02 American Religious Histories
3 cr
Max Size 30
Description Prerequisites: none
Require course for all Masters degree programs
CS252-01 Religious Leadership, Organization, Administration & Finance in Context II
3 cr
Max Size 30
Description Prerequisites: CS251, not open to auditors
Required course for MDiv and MARL

Weekend Course Fridays 6-9:15pm, Saturdays 9-12 and 1:15-4pm
CH330-01 PCUSA Polity
3 cr
Max Size 20
Description Prerequisites: none
Elective Course

February 10-11, March 9-10, April 20-21, May 11-12

CL580-01 Theology, Ministry and People with Developmental Disabilities Cancelled
3 cr
Max Size 20
Description Prerequisites: none
Syllabus

Elective Course

Feb. 10-11, March 9-10, April 13-14, May 4-5

Doctor of Ministry Course
30 April - 4 May 2012
DM290-01 Theological Reflection & Methodology 3 cr Trumbauer Max Size 12 Sm Dng
Prerequisites: DM250
Syllabus (Not spring 2012-for reference only)
Required course for D.Min.
Tuesday 1:00-4:45pm; Wednesday and Thursday 9:00am - 4:45pm; Friday 9:00am - 12:00 noon

Arranged Courses

CH440-01 Reformed Confessional Tradition
3 cr
Max Size 20
Description Prerequisites: none
Syllabus
Elective course
IS261-01 Final MARL Integrative Seminar Cancelled
3 cr
TBA
Max Size 20
Description Prerequisites: IS151, IS152, CS251; not open to auditors
Syllabus
Required course for MARL
TR771-01 Approaches to the Study of Religion restricted to MART students planning to graduate May 2012. 3 cr
TBA
Max Size 20
 
Description Prerequisites: IS151
Required course for Religion & Theology concentration;

Online Courses
Hybrid Courses
CL357-ON Seasons & Celebrations of the Jewish, Christian and Islamic Liturgical Year
3 cr
Max Size 20
Description Prerequisites: none. Not open to auditors.
Elective course.
This course is taught online in weekly segments. Students must have a stable and fast Internet connection, Internet browser, Adobe Flash, video player, a good graphics card, and web cam (optional, but ideal for online office hours). Our first class meeting will be face-to-face on Thursday, February 9, 6:00-9:15 pm. Our last class meeting will also be face-to-face on Thursday May 17, 6:00-9:15. If possible, a few activities of the course will happen in the virtual world of Second Life.”

Printable Version of the 2011-12 Registration Bulletin

Spring Course List by Title (instructor)

CH462-01 American Religious Histories (Gustav-Wrathall)
CH462-02 American Religious Histories (Gustav-Wrathall)
TR771 Approaches to the Study of Religion (Tan)
TR105  Constructive Theology (Fernandez)
IS261 Final MARL Integrative Seminar (TBA) Cancelled
CH461 Historical Theology (Capetz)
IS152 Integration of Ministry & Local Theologies (Capetz & Tan)
TR408 Introduction to Feminist Theologies (Victorin-Vangerud)
CL670 Introduction to Pastoral Care (Albers)
CL525  Multicultural Foundation for Helping and Healing Practices (Perkins & Otto)
CH261-01 NT Texts in Context (Salmon)
CH261-02 NT Texts in Context (Salmon)
CH162  OT in the Life of the Church (Brink)
CL683 Pastoral Care through the Life Cycle (Albers)
CH330  PCUSA Polity (Barber)
CL336 Preaching (Smith)
IS100  Principles of Writing and Critical Thinking (Wynn)
CH440 Reformed Confessional Tradition (Capetz)
CS252 Rel Lead, Org, Adm, Fin in Context II (Greeves)
CL357  Seasons and Celebrations of the Jewish, Christian and Islamic Liturgical Year (Weaver)
TR248 Theological Reflection & Spiritual Encounter with 20th Century Art & Architecture (Yates)
CL580  Theology, Ministry and People with Developmental Disabilities (Modahl)
CH311  UCC History & Polity II (McMahill)
CH320  UMC History & Polity (Gesling)
CL330  Worship (Johnson)
TR720  Zen Buddhism (Tollefson)


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