History of Christianity II - 3.00 Hours

A continuation of HT5100, concentrating on great leaders of the church in the modern period of church history from the Reformation to the 19th century.
THIS COURSE IS A REMOTE LIVE COURSE AND WILL BE TAUGHT LIVE OVER ZOOM. TIMES LISTED ARE EASTERN TIME
(Campuses:00|01|02|03|04|05|06|09|11)

03HT5200R/01
Dr. Sean M. Lucas
Thursday 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
February 9 - May 16

History of Christianity II - 3.00 Hours

A continuation of HT5200, concentrating on great leaders of the church in the modern period of church history from the Reformation to the 19th century.

01HT5200/01
Dr. John V. Fesko
Wednesday 8:00 AM - 11:00 AM
January 30 - May 5

Latin I - 2.00 Hours

THIS COURSE IS A REMOTE LIVE COURSE AND WILL BE TAUGHT LIVE OVER ZOOM. TIMES LISTED ARE CENTRAL TIME.
This course is an introduction to the Latin language, particularly Ecclesiastical Latin. This introduction will cover morphology, syntax, vocabulary, and reading comprehension. Introduction to Ecclesiastical Latin is a two (2) hour course. There are no prerequisites.
(Campuses:00|01|02|03|04|05|06|09|11)

01HT6100R/01
Dr. Guy Waters
Monday 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
January 30 - May 1

Greek II - 3.00 Hours

NOTE: Priority in registration will be given to those registered for Greek I (Remote Live – 02NT5100R) in the 2022/Fall semester.
THIS IS A REMOTE LIVE COURSE AND WILL BE TAUGHT LIVE OVER ZOOM. TIMES LISTED ARE EASTERN TIME: FEB 9 – MAY 15 (THURSDAYS, 9am–12pm (EST)
This course continues the study of grammar, builds vocabulary, and develops techniques for the exposition of the Greek text.
(Campuses:00|01|02|03|04|05|06|09|11)

02NT5125R/01
Dr. Zachary Cole
Thursday 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
February 9 - May 11

Gospels - 3.00 Hours

Attention is given to each writer’s literary art, theological teaching, pastoral purpose, and message for today’s church and world.

01NT5200/01
Dr. Benjamin L. Gladd
Monday 8:00 AM - 11:00 AM
January 30 - May 5

Acts/Romans - 2.00 Hours

A study of Acts and Paul’s Epistle to the Romans that emphasizes both the original meaning and the modern meaning.

01NT5250/01
Dr. Guy Waters
Thursday 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
January 30 - May 5

Hebrews-Revelation - 3.00 Hours

An introduction the General Epistles and Revelation that includes the history, setting, theme, purpose, and message of each book.

01NT5350/01
Dr. Benjamin L. Gladd
Tuesday 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
January 30 - May 5

New Testament Foundations - 3.00 Hours

Prerequisite: Admission to RTS Jackson's MA in Counseling degree program This course is designed for counseling students. It will provide a basic introduction to the New Testament.

01NT5500/01
Dr. Benjamin L. Gladd
Wednesday 8:00 AM - 11:00 AM
January 30 - May 5

Hermeneutics - 3.00 Hours

Emphasis will be placed upon the relationship of the OT and the NT. Background hermeneutical issues will also be covered, including the role of the interpreter, the use of creeds and confessions in interpretation, and the relationship between original meaning and modern meaning.

01ON5100/01
Dr. Guy Waters
Dr. Benjamin L. Gladd
Wednesday 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
January 30 - May 5

Readings in Biblical Languages - 1.00 Hours

In this course, students are required to read up to thirty (30) hours in the biblical languages in
any combination desired – Hebrew, Greek, and/or Aramaic. Course grade is determined by
percentage of hours completed as reported in daily/weekly logs. During weekly class
meetings, students will report on reading schedule, ask questions, and/or share any
theologically significant observations from their work.

01ON6101/01
Dr. Miles V. Van Pelt
Wednesday 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
January 30 - May 5

Genesis-Deuteronomy - 3.00 Hours

STUDENTS PLEASE NOTE THIS COURSE WILL BE TAUGHT OVER FOUR WEEKENDS.
JAN. 27-28, FEB. 10-11, 24-25, & MARCH 10-11.
FRIDAY: 9AM - 4PM SATURDAY: 8AM -12PM

This course takes an expository approach to the major developments in the history of redemption: creation, covenant, promise, and fulfillment of the promises. This portion of the biblical revelation covers the period from Adam and Even in the Garden of Eden to the second giving of the Law.

01OT5200/01
Dr. Richard Belcher Jr.
Friday 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Saturday 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
January 27 - March 11

Poets - 2.00 Hours

STUDENTS PLEASE NOTE THIS COURSE WILL BE TAUGHT OVER TWO WEEKENDS.
FEB. 3-4 and MARCH 3-4. FRIDAY: 9AM - 6PM SATURDAY: 9AM - 3PM.

An examination of the literary structure, themes, and history of the Psalms and wisdom literature of the Old Testament.

01OT5300/01
Dr. William Wood
Friday 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Saturday 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
February 3 - March 4

Exegesis in the OT II - 2.00 Hours

This course constitutes an intense exegetical study of a discrete portion of the Old Testament such as the book of Judges, the life of David, the Elijah narratives, Song of Songs, etc. Prerequisites include Hebrew 1, Hebrew 2, and Hebrew Exegesis.

01OT6120/01
Dr. Miles V. Van Pelt
Wednesday 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
January 30 - May 5

Psychodiagnostics - 2.00 Hours

This course is designed to provide students with theoretical categories, concepts, and methods for organizing client diagnostic material that will be useful in case conceptualization, treatment planning, the development of measurable treatment outcomes and lethality assessment. Students will gain experience in psychodiagnosis of common client behaviors such as mood disorders, trauma, and relationship dysfunction.

01PSY5110/01
Michael Hillerman
Stephanie Elizabeth Wielgosz
Monday 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
January 30 - May 5

Career & Lifestyle Development - 3.00 Hours

STUDENTS PLEASE NOTE THIS COURSE WILL BE TAUGHT AS FOLLOWS:
FEB. 10-11, MARCH 10-11, & APRIL 14
FROM 8AM -5PM
Prerequisite: Admission to the MAC program or consent of the instructor.
An examination of major theories of career selection and development, the philosophical and theological underpinnings of career. Students explore the decision-making process of careers, vocational assessment instruments, lifestyle planning, career consultation and the theology of
vocation and work. Students practice the administration and interpretation of selected vocational tests and are encouraged to analyze their own career development in the light of the theories and assessment devices.

01PSY5140/01
Kristal Burton
TBA 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
January 30 - May 5

Professional, Ethical, & Legal Studies - 3.00 Hours

Prerequisite: Admission to the MAC program.

This course focuses on professional issues, both legal and ethical, that surround the counseling field. Attention is given to the development of professional identity, the standard of professional conduct, relevant codes of ethics, current statutes and the requirements for licensure.

01PSY5180/01
Dr. William J. Richardson
Tuesday 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
January 30 - May 5

Couples and Family Counseling I - 2.00 Hours

Prerequisite: Admission to the MAC program.

This course provides a broad understanding of marriage and family theories and a systematic approach to conceptualizing and counseling with families and couples. Students will gain an acquaintance with the emergence of systems counseling as a discipline within the field of psychology, with a broad introduction to the study of the family as a culturally influenced, ongoing, interacting social system and with an awareness of central conceptual and therapeutic issues of importance to counselors.

01PSY5190/01
Dr. William J. Richardson
Thursday 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
January 30 - May 5

Couples and Family Counseling II - 3.00 Hours

This course provides a broad understanding of conceptualizations, intervention techniques, and skills used in couples counseling. Attention will be given to diverse issues and concerns addressed by couples counseling.

01PSY5200/01
Michael Hillerman
Wednesday 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
January 30 - May 5

Application of Counseling & Theology - 1.00 Hours

Prerequisite: Admission to MAC program, and completion of PSY5280 Practicum and at least one semester of PSY5290 Counseling Internship

This course is designed to help students integrate and consolidate their thinking and positions on a variety of issues related to counseling. It will also familiarize students with critical issues and counseling professionals in the Christian and secular counseling worlds. The intent is to prepare students to be able to respond to commonly asked questions they may have to field in job interviews, and from referral sources or clients.

01PSY5270/01
Michael Hillerman
Tuesday 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
January 30 - May 5

Practicum - 3.00 Hours

Prerequisites: Admission to MAC program and PSY5100, PSY5150, PSY5210, PSY5220
Corequisites: PSY5110, PSY5180

Practicum begins the MAC clinical course sequence whereby students, under supervision, meet with clients in various settings and apply helping skills, biopsychosocial assessment, theoretical case conceptualization, counseling interventions and ethical principles to helping interactions with persons enrolled in counseling. These experiences provide opportunities for students to counsel clients who represent the ethnic and demographic diversity of their community. Students must complete supervised counseling experiences that total a minimum of 100 clock hours over a full academic term, of which 40 clock hours must be direct face-to-face counseling.

01PSY5280/01
Michael Hillerman
TBA 12:00 AM - 12:01 AM
January 30 - May 5

Counseling Internship - 3.00 Hours

Prerequisite: Consent of the MAC clinical director, and PSY5280
Internship is a repeating professional/clinical practice course in the RTS MAC curriculum. Internship is part of the MAC clinical sequence whereby students, under supervision, meet with clients in various settings and apply helping skills, biopsychosocial assessment, theoretical case conceptualization, counseling interventions and ethical principles to helping interactions with persons enrolled in counseling. To be eligible for graduation, students must successfully complete three PSY654 Internship courses, ordinarily in three consecutive terms, and students must complete supervised counseling experiences that total at least 900 clock hours in their combined Internship courses, of which at least 360 clock hours must be direct face-to-face counseling.

01PSY5290/01
Dr. William J. Richardson
TBA 12:00 AM - 12:01 AM
January 30 - May 5

Counseling Internship - 3.00 Hours

Prerequisite: Consent of the MAC clinical director, and PSY5280
Internship is a repeating professional/clinical practice course in the RTS MAC curriculum. Internship is part of the MAC clinical sequence whereby students, under supervision, meet with clients in various settings and apply helping skills, biopsychosocial assessment, theoretical case conceptualization, counseling interventions and ethical principles to helping interactions with persons enrolled in counseling. To be eligible for graduation, students must successfully complete three PSY654 Internship courses, ordinarily in three consecutive terms, and students must complete supervised counseling experiences that total at least 900 clock hours in their combined Internship courses, of which at least 360 clock hours must be direct face-to-face counseling.

01PSY5290/02
Ashley Gilbert Smith
TBA 12:00 AM - 12:01 AM
January 30 - May 5

Communication II - 2.00 Hours

Prerequisite: PT5125
A continuation of Communication I. This course continues to develop the skills required for interpreting and communicating the Bible. Special emphasis is given to sermon composition, including its constituent parts, as well as to the different ecclesial contexts of sermon delivery (e.g., wedding, funerals).

01PT5150/01
Dr. Charles Wingard
Thursday 1:00 PM - 4:15 PM
January 30 - May 5

Preaching Lab II - 2.00 Hours

Preaching Lab II
Prerequisite: PT5150
Students will preach multiple sermons. Women and other non-ministerial candidates will substitute additional elective course hours for all Preaching Labs.

01PT5175/01
Dr. Charles Wingard
Wednesday 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
January 30 - May 5

Pastoral Ministry - 2.00 Hours

This course will lay the foundations of a biblical theology of the pastor in relation to the church and the world. Students will begin to formulate a philosophy of ministry, assess readiness, and attain progress in their calling. A variety of pastoral skills and competencies will be included.
THIS COURSE IS A REMOTE LIVE COURSE AND WILL BE TAUGHT LIVE OVER ZOOM. TIMES LISTED ARE CENTRAL TIME.
(Campuses:00|01|02|03|04|05|06|09|11)

01PT5250R/01
Dr. Charles Wingard
Monday 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
January 30 - May 1

Pastoral Ministry - 2.00 Hours

This course will lay the foundations of a biblical theology of the pastor in relation to the church and the world. Students will begin to formulate a philosophy of ministry, assess readiness, and attain progress in their calling. A variety of pastoral skills and competencies will be included.

01PT5250/01
Dr. Charles Wingard
Tuesday 1:00 PM - 4:15 PM
January 30 - May 5

Worship - 2.00 Hours

The purpose of this course is to provide students with the biblical foundations for worship. This course will convince students that gathered worship is legitimate, necessary, important, and should be conducted biblically in both form and content. In addition, the course will address the crucial matters of music, congregational singing, contextualization, “worship styles”, and more. The goal is to prepare students to be biblical worshippers, to help others be biblical worshippers, and to be effective leaders in worship.

01PT5300/01
Dr. Charles Wingard
Thursday 8:45 AM - 12:00 PM
January 30 - May 5

Classics of Personal Devotion - 1.00 Hours

Devotional writings from the history of the church, as well as from more contemporary Christians, are read and discussed to deepen the student's knowledge of and love for God.

01PT5400/01
Dr. Charles Wingard
Monday 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
January 30 - May 5

Field Education Internship - 0.00 Hours

M.Div. students are required to complete a minumum of 400 hours of Field Education in either the local church or a specialized ministry internship.

01PT5900/01
Dr. Charles Wingard
TBA 12:00 AM - 12:01 AM
January 30 - May 5

Field Ed Seminar - 0.00 Hours

Prerequisite: 400 hours of field education experience
This seminar provides opportunity for theological reflection and discussion of problems, needs, and experiences in ministry. Students are required to write papers about their field experiences and present them to the class for discussion led by the professor. This may be taken in the fall or spring semester.

01PT5905/01
Dr. Charles Wingard
Friday 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
March 31 - March 31

Practical Issues in Pastoral Counseling - 2.00 Hours

This course builds upon the basic concepts and principles of PT 5350 Pastoral Counseling (required), with a continued focus on pastoral counseling in the local church. The first hour of each class will be a discussion on the typical issues pastors and ministry leaders face, with instruction in individual, marital, and group counseling. The second hour will be dedicated to simulated counseling sessions, including critique, recommendations, and individualized feedback. Readings on various current counseling subjects will be required, as well as some practice hours of counseling/discipleship outside of class.

01PT6355/01
Dr. John Kwasny
Thursday 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
January 30 - May 5

Preparing for Ordination - 1.00 Hours

This class will help students prepare for examinations by presbyteries. Students will take practice exams in Bible, theology (including the Westminster Standards), polity, church history, and personal religion, in a seminar format. Discussion of current issues will be included (e.g., “Open Theism,” “New Perspective on Paul,” “Federal Vision,” women’s ordination, contemporary Roman Catholic theology, theistic evolution, inerrancy, “theonomy,” etc.).

THIS COURSE IS A REMOTE LIVE COURSE AND WILL BE TAUGHT LIVE OVER ZOOM. TIMES LISTED ARE EASTERN TIME
(Campuses:00|01|02|03|04|05|06|09|11)

The class will meet on February 18, 25, March 11 and 25 only.

06PT6535R/01
Dr. Thomas Keene
Dr. Scott Redd
Dr. Peter Lee
Saturday 9:00 AM - 12:15 PM
February 18 - March 25

ST:Christology, Soteriology, Eschatology - 3.00 Hours

This course explores biblical doctrine from a systematic perspective. Topics include Christology, Soteriology, and Eschatology.

01ST5200/01
Dr. John V. Fesko
Tuesday 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
January 30 - May 5

Covenant Theology - 2.00 Hours

An examination of covenant theology from exegetical and historical perspectives. Consideration is given to such issues as the relation of the Old and New Testaments, the significance of the covenants for sacramental theology, and the hermeneutics of Dispensationalism and Theonomy. Emphasis is placed on the role of the biblical doctrine of the covenants in preaching and pastoral ministry.

01ST5300/01
Dr. J. Ligon Duncan
Monday 8:00 AM - 11:00 AM
January 30 - May 5

Apologetics - 2.00 Hours

STUDENTS PLEASE NOTE THIS COURSE WILL BE TAUGHT AS FOLLOWS:
FEB. 17-18 AND MARCH 31-APRIL 1.
FRIDAY: 8AM to 5PM
SATURDAY: 9AM to 3PM

Students examine the various approaches to apologetic methodology and engage the most frequently raised objections to the Christian faith.

01ST5450/01
Dr. Bruce Baugus
Friday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
February 17 - April 1

Christ, Culture & Contextualization - 2.00 Hours

An introduction to Christian philosophy from a Reformed perspective. Topics include the relationship between philosophy and theology, major figures and movements in the history of Christian thought, and the application of philosophical thinking to Christian faith and practice.

01ST5600/01
Dr. J. Ligon Duncan
Monday 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
January 30 - May 5

World Christianity and Perseverance - 2.00 Hours

REMOTE LIVE
This course examines the other-cultural, other-political witness of the church throughout Scripture an history, as they follow the virtues, values and habits of the story of the Covenantal People of God. It discusses in depth the work of theologians focused on the Covenantal story, the drama of redemption, narrative theology, and theo-drama, with special consideration given to the role the sacraments play in of virtue development and identity formation that provide an “alternative-witness” to a hostile culture.
THIS IS A THREE WEEKEND CLASS: FEBRUARY 3 & 4, FEBRUARY 17 & 18, AND MARCH 3 & 4.
THIS COURSE IS A REMOTE LIVE COURSE AND WILL BE TAUGHT LIVE OVER ZOOM. TIMES LISTED ARE EASTERN TIME
(Campuses:00|01|02|03|04|05|06|09|11)

04ST6516R/1
Ms. Karen Ellis
Friday 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Saturday 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
February 3 - February 4

Greek I - 3.00 Hours

An introductory study concentrating on basic vocabulary and analysis of the grammar of New Testament Greek.

01NT5100/01
Dr. Benjamin L. Gladd
Mon to Fri 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
June 20 - July 14

Greek II - 3.00 Hours

Prerequisite: NT5100
This course continues the study of grammar, builds vocabulary, and develops techniques for the exposition of the Greek text.

01NT5125/01
Dr. Benjamin L. Gladd
Mon to Fri 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
July 17 - August 11

Hebrew I - 3.00 Hours

This course introduces basic elements of the Hebrew language. Lectures and small group sessions cover the Hebrew alphabet, pronunciation, and elementary grammatical structures.

01OT5100/01
Dr. Miles V. Van Pelt
Mon to Fri 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
June 20 - July 14

Hebrew II - 3.00 Hours

Prerequisite: OT5100
A continuation of OT5100

01OT5125/01
Dr. Miles V. Van Pelt
Mon to Fri 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
July 17 - August 11