Course Schedule

 

Fall Semester 2018 In-Person Courses

Term Begins September 4, 2018

Monday

6:30 pm to 9:30 pm

TEC 699

PhD Professional Development Seminar

Vogt

Room 232

Tuesday

9:00 am to 12:00 pm

RH 321

Interpreting the Gospels

Yang

Room 217

2:00 pm to 5:00 pm

LM 331

Intro to Pastoral Care

Butler

Room 217

TEC 400

Constructive Theology

Haldeman

Room 219

6:30 pm to 9:30 pm

LM 365

Global Sensitivity in Ministry

Seo

Room 217

TEC 484

AIDS & Violence

Terrell

Room 219

Wednesday

9:00 am to 12:00 pm

RH 301

Hebrew Bible

Beverly

Room 217

TEC 390/690

Intro to the Study of Black Faith & Life

Butler

Room 219

2:00 pm to 5:00 pm

TEC 424/624

Theological Method

Seo

Room 219

TEC 504

Augustine, Niebuhr, Malcolm X

Terrell

Room 217

6:30 pm to 9:30 pm

RH 344

History of Christian Thought

Speller

Room 217

ADDITIONAL COURSES: TEC 355F – Living Into Our Commitments – Mikva – flex course, with required online participation and optional in-person experiences. Initial meeting Sept. 4, 5:15-6:30 PM. Optional in-person experiences: Oct. 4-5, Oct. 6-7 and Nov. 2-4 (Oct. meetings in Chicago; Nov. meetings in Toronto)

SABBATICALS: Ringer

 

Fall Semester 2018 Online Courses

Many CTS online courses include live class session components powered by a video conferencing tool called WebEx. Before signing up for courses, you’ll be able to check the WebEx schedules below the course title. Please note, some courses may have additional dates added.

LM 332O

Introduction to Pastoral Theology

Moon

WebEx Dates: Session 1: Sept 3, Oct 8, Nov 26, 8-9 pm Session 2: Sept 4, Oct 9, Nov 27, 8-9 pm Notes: Open to primarily online students who are not able to attend LM 331

LM 365O

Global Sensitivity in Ministry

Seo

WebEx Dates: Sept 17, Oct 8, Nov 5 & 26; Section 1: 6-7 pm, Section 2: 7:30-8:30 pm

LM 400O

Leadership & Ministry in Context

Lassiter

WebEx Dates: Sept 11, Dec 4, Feb 5, May 7, 6 pm

LM 405O

Leading Congregations: Principles & Practices

Thomas

No WebEx Sessions.

LM 431O

Pastoral Care and LGBTQ Experience

Sanders

WebEx Sessions: Sept 10, 24, Oct 15, 29, Nov 19, 7:30-9 PM Prerequisite: LM 331 or LM 332O

LM 457O

Greening the Church: Theological and Practical Foundations

Shore-Goss

WebEx Sessions Sept 6, 13, 20, 27, Oct 4, 11, 25, Nov 1, 8, 15, 29, Dec 6 Section 1: 10-11 AM; Section 2: 6-7 PM; Section 3: 8-9 PM

LM 493O

Learning through the Parliament of the World's Religions

Zook

WebEx Sessions: TBD Hybrid course – Online coursework and Parliament attendance required. Support available to help with travel costs.

RH 301O

Interpreting the Hebrew Bible

Beverly

No WebEx Sessions.

RH 321O

Interpreting the Gospels

Yang

WebEx Sessions: Section 1: Sept 5 & Dec 3, 6-7 pm Section 2: Sept 5, 8-9 pm & Dec 3, 8:30-9:30 pm

RH 344O

History of Christian Thought

Stewart

WebEx Session: Sept 6, 13, 20, 27, Oct 4, 11, 25, Nov 1, 8, 15, 29, Dec 6 Section 1: 10-11 AM; Section 2: 6-7 PM; Section 3: 8-9 PM

RH 421O

Living, Breathing Judaisms

Mikva

WebEx Sessions: Sept 6 and Dec 6, 7:30-9 pm

RH 483O

Intro to Muslim Studies

Jamil

WebEx Sessions: Sept 12 & 26, Oct 24, Nov 14 & 28, 6-7 PM

TEC 300O

Public Theology

Thistlethwaite

WebEx Sessions:  Sept 5 & 19, Oct 3 & 31, Nov 14, and Dec 5, 7-8 pm

TEC 355F

Living Into Our Commitments

Mikva

WebEx Sessions: Sept 4: 5:15-6:30 PM or 6:45-8:00 PM Plus optional in-person experiences: Oct 4-5, Oct 6-7 (Chicago) and Nov 2-4 (Toronto)

TEC 400O

Constructive Theology

Haldeman

WebEx Sessions: Sept 10, Oct 15, Nov 19, and Dec 17, 6-7:30

TEC 410O

Queer Theologies

Daniels

WebEx Sessions: Sept 18, Oct 2 & 23, Nov 6 & 27, Dec 11, 7-8:30 PM

TEC 595O

MA/STM Thesis Seminar

Seo

WebEx Sessions: Sept 10 & 24, Oct 22, Nov 12, and Dec 3, 7-8:30 pm

 

Winter Semester 2019 J-Term Courses

Term dates: January 7 – February 1, 2019

LM 401

January 28-February 1
Administration: Transformative Techniques for Nonprofit Organizations

Womack Johnson

Room 232

LM 462

Tuesday, Jan. 22 – Saturday, Jan 26
Pastoral Counseling with the Oppressed

Butler

Room 232

LM 585

Monday, Jan. 7 - Friday, Jan. 11
DMin Thesis Seminar

Montgomery

Room 232

RH 367

Monday, Jan. 14 – Friday, Jan. 18
History & Polity of the United Church of Christ

Thomas

Room 232

 

 

Spring Semester 2019 In-Person Courses

Term Begins February 4, 2019

Monday

2:00 pm to 5:00 pm

LM 436

Policing Queer Bodies and Activist Theology

Lassiter

Room 219

6:30 pm to 9:30 pm

TEC 699

PhD Professional Development Seminar

Vogt

Room 219

Tuesday

9:00 am to 12:00 pm

RH 601

Contemporary Hermeneutical Strategies

Yang

Room 217

LM 302

Preaching

Williams

Room 219

2:00 pm to 5:00 pm

TEC 462

Issues in Pastoral Theology

Butler

Room 217

TEC 413

Theologies of the Body

Terrell

Room 219

6:30 pm to 9:30 pm

TEC 321

Christian Ethics

Ringer

Room 217

TEC 402/602

Christology

Seo

Room 219

Wednesday

9:00 am to 12:00 pm

RH 485

Religion in North America

Speller

Room 217

LM 335

African American Pastoral Psychology

Butler

Room 219

2:00 pm to 5:00 pm

TEC 307

Systematic Theology

Terrell

Room 217

LM 416

Leading Worship

Haldeman

Room 219

6:30 pm to 9:30 pm

TEC 429/629

Mass Incarceration

Ringer

Room 217

RH 325

Interpreting the Epistles

Yang

Room 219

ADDITIONAL COURSES: LM 470 Proctor Conference – Birmingham, AL, February 18-21, 2019

LM 456O/656O Immersion Study Course: U.S.-Mexico Borderlands – Lassiter & Zook – Tucson, AZ, March 24-30, 2019 (required pre-trip and post-trip assignments, $300 additional cost to students)

SABBATICALS: Mikva, Stone

 

Spring Semester 2019 Online Courses

Many CTS online courses include live class session components powered by a video conferencing tool called WebEx. Before signing up for courses, you’ll be able to check the WebEx schedules below the course title. Please note, some courses may have additional dates added.

LM 332O

Introduction to Pastoral Theology

Moon

WebEx Sessions: Section 1: Feb 4, Mar 11, Apr 29, 8 pm Section 2: Feb 5, Mar 12, Apr 30, 8 pm NOTE: Only available to primarily online students.

LM 400O

Leadership & Ministry in Context

Lassiter

WebEx Sessions: Section 1: 6 pm; Section 2: 7:30 PM NOTE: MDiv only - must be taken along with Field Placement

LM 412O

Leading Christian Worship

Haldeman

WebEx Sessions: Feb 13, Mar 13, Apr 3, May 8, 6-7 pm (must attend 3 of 4)

LM 426O

Preaching the Headlines

Mills

WebEx Sessions: TBD

LM 439O

Death, Dying & the Dead: Cultural Perspectives & Pastoral Care

Sanders

WebEx sessions Feb 11, Mar 4, Apr 8 & 22, May 13, 7:30-9 pm

LM 456O/656O

Immersion Study Course: U.S.-Mexico Borderlands

Lassiter & Zook

Travel March 24-30 required; additional cost $300; WebEx sessions Feb 18, Mar 18, April 29, 7-8 pm

RH 301O

Interpreting the Hebrew Bible

Beverly

WebEx Sessions: No WebEx Sessions.

RH 302O

Interpreting the Hebrew Bible II

Edwards

WebEx Sessions: Feb 6, Mar 13, Apr 17 Section 1: 7-8:15PM Section 2: 8:30-9:45PM Pre-req: RH 301O

RH 321O

Interpreting the Gospels

Jun

WebEx Sessions: No WebEx Sessions. Pre-req: RH 301O

RH 325O

Interpreting the Epistles

Villalobos Mendoza

WebEx Sessions: Feb 11, Apr 1, May 6, 5-6 pm Pre-req: RH 301O

RH 344O

History of Christian Thought

Stewart

WebEx Sessions: Feb 7, 14, 21, 28, Mar 7, 14, 21, Apr 4, 11, 18, 25, May 2, 9 Section 1 – 6 pm; Section 2 – 8 pm

RH 367O

UCC History and Polity

Thomas

WebEx Sessions: No WebEx Sessions.

RH 485O

Religion in North America

Speller

WebEx Sessions: Feb 20, Mar 20, May 1, May 15 Section 1: 6 pm; Section 2: 8 pm Pre-req: RH 344O

TEC 307O

Systematic Theology

Terrell

WebEx Sessions: TBD Pre-req: RH 344O

TEC 321O

Christian Ethics

Ringer

WebEx Sessions: TBD Pre or co-req: TEC 307O

TEC 407O

New Social Gospel

Thistlethwaite

WebEx Sessions: TBD

TEC 425O

Progressive Faith Responses to Anti-LGBTQ Campaigns

Michaelson

WebEx Sessions: Apr 9, 8-9 pm

TEC 448O

Public Theology and Racial Justice

Smallwood

WebEx Sessions: Feb 4, Mar 4, Apr 1, May 6, 7-9 pm

TEC 595O

MA/STM Thesis Seminar

Seo

WebEx Sessions: TBD 2nd half of full-year course

TEC 604O

Pedagogies

Moon

WebEx Sessions: Feb 4, Feb 25, Apr 1, 6 pm PhD students only