Course Schedules and Calendars - Boston

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Fall 2015 Important Dates

  • Class Dates: September 12 - December 18, 2015
  • Competency Exams: Wed., September 10, 2015
  • Orientation/Conv./SF Seminar: Sat. Sept 12, 2015; 9:00a - 2:30p, Loc: Roxbury Community College Media Arts Center
  • Add/Drop Deadline: Fri., September 18, 2015
  • Pass/Fail Deadline: September 25, 2015 - Semlink: October 9, 2015
  • Reading Weeks: October 12-16; November 9-13
  • GCTS-Boston Campus Closed:
    • Labor Day - September 7, 2015;
    • Columbus Day Holiday - Mon, October 12, 2015;
    • Veterans Day Holiday - Tues. November 11, 2015; 
    • Thanksgiving Holiday - Nov. 26-27, 2015
    • Christmas Holiday - Dec. 22, 2015 - Jan. 1, 2016
  • Semlink Refund Deadline: September 18 - 100% refund; September 25 - 80% refund; October 2 - 50% refund
  • Exams: December 18, 2015
  • Last Day for Written Work: December 18, 2015
  • Fall Term Ends: December 18, 2015

Course Schedules

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Information Regarding Textbooks

The textbooks for each course and their ISBNs can be found in each course's syllabus.

Prior to the first class meeting, syllabi are available from the seminary's syllabi page, or directly from the professor.

Fall 2015 Course Schedule Links:

Full-Term (12/14 Weeks) Fall 2015 Course Schedule

Days Dates Class Time Course # Course Name Prerequisite Instructor
          S Sep. 12, 2015 9:00a - 3:30p IS525 Spiritual Formation Seminar: Sacramental Life   Borgman
M           Sep.12, 14 - Dec 18, 2015 6:00p -10:00p MM649 Field-Based Mentored Ministry (6 credits) 36 Credits Ward
M           Sep.12, 14 - Dec 18, 2015 6:00p -10:00p MM649 Field-Based Mentored Ministry (3 credits) 36 Credits Staff
M           Sep.12, 14 - Dec 18, 2015 6:30p - 9:30p EM/MC605 Introduction to Theological Studies   Mitchell
M           Sep.12, 14 - Dec 18, 2015 6:30p - 9:30p MC621 Living Systems in the Urban Context   Bass
  T   Th   S Sep. 12, 15 - Dec. 18, 2015 6:30p - 9:30p GL501 Greek I*   Creamer
  T         Sep. 12, 15 - Dec. 18, 2015 6:30p - 9:30p OT500 Old Testament Survey   Day
    W       Sep., 12, 16 - Dec. 18, 2015 6:30p - 9:30p MC683 Compassionate, Holistic Youth & Family Ministry   Borgman
    W       Sep., 12, 16 - Dec. 18, 2015 6:30p - 9:30p> NT628 Exegesis of Ephesians NT502 A.B. Spencer
    W       Sep., 12, 16 - Dec. 18, 2015 6:30p - 9:30p NT562 Ephesians In-Depth NT501 A.B. Spencer
    W       Sep., 12, 16 - Dec. 18, 2015 6:30p - 9:30p CH501 The Church to the Reformation   Isaac
  T   Th   S Sep. 12; 17 - Dec. 18, 2015 6:30p - 9:30p OL501 Hebrew 1*   Day
      Th     Sep. 12; 17 - Dec. 18, 2015 6:30p - 9:30p OT644 Exegesis in Old Testament Narratives OT511 Park
      Th     Sep. 12; 17 - Dec. 18, 2015 6:30p - 9:30p OT546 Studies in the Historical Books in Depth OT500 Park

*Hebrew 1 TA sessions are schedule on Tues., 6 - 8:30p & Sat., 11:30a - 2:00p.

**Greek 1 TA sessions are scheduled on Th., 6 - 8:30p & Sat., 9a - 11:15a.

Half Term (7 weeks) Fall 2015 Course Schedule*

Days Dates Class Time Course # Course Name Prerequisite Instructor
M           Sep. 12, 14-28; Oct 5-26 6:00p - 10:00p EM656 Leadership Development   Staff
M           Sep. 12, Nov 2-Dec 14 6:00p - 10:00p PC542 Marriage Counseling   Lloyd
    W       Sep. 12, 16-30; Oct 7-14, 19-21 6:00p - 10:00p TH605 Systematic Theology II TH504 W.D. Spencer
    W       Sep. 12, Nov 11-25; Dec 2, 7, 9, 16 6:00p - 10:00p TH607 Systematic Theology III TH605 W.D. Spencer
      Th     Sep. 12, 17-24; Oct 1, 8, 15; Sat 17 6:00p - 10:00p; Sat 9:00a - 4:30p MC/SE602 Church & Community: Intro. to the Pub. Min   Villafañe
      Th     Sep. 12, 10/22, 29; 11/5-19; Sat 21 6:00p - 10:00p; Sat 9:00a - 4:30p NT/SE507 Phillipians: The Cross & Joy of Ministry NT501 Villafañe

* Seven-Weeks classes continue to meet during reading weeks, Columbus Day, and Veterans Day.

Saturday-Only Intensives Fall 2015 Course Schedule

Days Dates Class Time Course # Course Name Prerequisite Instructor
          S Sep. 12, 19; 10/17; 11/14; 12/12 9:00a - 4:30p PR601 Preaching: Prin. & Pract. In prep. Rel. Bib. Serm NT502/OT511 Batten
          S Sep. 12, 26; 10/24; 11/21; 12/19 9:00a - 4:30p NT501 New Testament Survey   Teague
          S Sep. 12; 10/3, 10; 11/7; 12/5 9:00a - 4:30p CH503 American Evangelicalism   Brown
          S Sep 12, 10/10, 17; 11/7, 21 9:00a - 4:30p MC670 Empow. Marginal. Ch. Group & the Urb. Poor   Harden
          S Sep 12, 19; 10/17; 11/14; 12/12 9:00a - 4:30p EM/MC605 Intorduction to Theological Studies   Thomas/Gorton

Boston Diploma Cohort Fall 2015 Course Schedule

Days Dates Class Time Course # Course Name Prerequisite Instructor
          S Sep 12, 26; Oct 3, 10, 24, 31 9:00a - 3:00p MEPP Critical Thinking & Writing   Kee/Thomas
          S Sep 12; Nov 7-28; Dec 5 9:00a - 3:00p OT500 Old Testament Survey   Day

MACO Fall 2015 Course Schedule

Days Dates Class Time Course # Course Name Prerequisite Instructor
M           Sep. 12, 14-28; Oct. 5-26 6:00p - 10:00p CO500 Introduction to Counseling MACO Only Dyer
M           Sep. 12; Nov 2 - Dec 14 6:00p - 10:00p CO614 Family Systems Theory CO500 Celestin
M     Th     Sep 12, 14 - Dec 18, 2015 In-Field CO863A Clinical Practicum I MACO Only In-Field Supervisor
M     Th     Sep 12, 14 - Dec 18, 2015 In-Field CO865A Mental Health Clinical Internship I MACO Only In-Field Supervisor
M     Th     Sep 12, 14 - Dec 18, 2015 In-Field CO863B Clinical Practicum II MACO Only In-Field Supervisor
M     Th     Sep 12, 14 - Dec 18, 2015 In Field CO865B Mental Health Clinical Internship II MACO Only In-Field Supervisor
    W       Sep 12, 9/30; 10/28; 12/16 6:30p - 10:00p CO871A Professional Practicum Seminar I MACO Only Benoit
    W       Sep 12, 9/23; 10/21; 11/18 6:30p - 10:00p CO873A Mental Health Professional Internship Seminar I MACO Only Benoit
    W       Sep 12, 16; 10/14; 11/11;  6:30p - 10:00p CO871B Professional Practicum Seminar II MACO Only Benoit
    W       Sep 12, 9; 10/7; 11/4; 12/2 6:30p - 10:00p CO873B Mental Health Professional Internship Seminar II MACO Only Benoit

Semlink+ Fall 2015 Course Schedule

Days Dates Class Time Course # Course Name Limit Prerequisite Instructor
U           Sep 14 - Dec 21, 2015 Sakai CH501-I The Church to the Reformation 25*   Lytvynenko
U           Sep 14 - Dec 21, 2015 Sakai CH502-I The Church Since the Reformation 25   Reeves
U           Sep 14 - Dec 21, 2015 Sakai CH676-I Lewis and Tolkien 25   Reeves
U           Sep 14 - Dec 21, 2015 Sakai CH/TH614 Theology of Jonathan Edwards 25   Mitchell
U           Sep 14 - Dec 21, 2015 Sakai ET501-I Christian Ethics 25   Bruland
U           Sep 14 - Dec 21, 2015 Sakai NT501-I New Testament Survey 25   Jackson
U           Sep 14 - Dec 21, 2015 Sakai NT503-I Life of Jesus 25   Mitchell
U           Sep 14 - Dec 21, 2015 Sakai OT500-I Old Testament Survey 25   Stuart
U           Sep 14 - Dec 21, 2015 Sakai PC511-I Introduction to Pastoral Counseling 25   Perron
U           Sep 14 - Dec 21, 2015 Sakai TH502-I Theology Survey II 25 NT501/OT500 Hillebert
U           Sep 14 - Dec 21, 2015 Sakai WM601-I The World Mission of the Church  25   Yao

* The 25 registrants limit is seminary-wide.

Important Notice for Syllabi and ISBNs

The textbooks for each course and their ISBNs can be found in each course's syllabus.  Prior to the first class meeting, syllabi are available on the Seminary's website or directly from the professor.


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