2012-2013 Catalog

2012-2013 Catalog


2012-2013 Academic Catalog
Table of Contents

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1. President's Letter

1. From the President
1.1 Addresses
 
2. About Westminster

2.1 Our Mission and Vision
2.2 Core Values
2.3 Our Distinctive Curriculum
2.4 History and Government
2.5 Growing in Grace at Westminster
2.6 The Honor System
2.7 Accreditation
2.8 Location and Facilities
2.9 Campus Map
2.10 Distinctive Academic Resources
2.11 Affiliated Institutions
2.12 Administration
2.13 Board of Trustees
 
3. Student Life

3.1 Residence
3.2 Campus Life
3.3 Conduct
3.4 Student Organizations
3.5 Westminster Bookstore
 
4. Faculty

4.1 Emeritus Faculty
4.2 Voting Faculty
4.3 Adjunct Faculty
 
5. Academic Information

5.1 General Requirements for Admission
     5.1.1 Non-Native English Speakers
     5.1.2 International Students
     5.1.3 Notification of Admission
     5.1.4 Orientation
5.2 Registrar's Office
     5.2.a Matriculation
     5.2.b General Registration Information
     5.2.1 Students' Right of Privacy and Access to Records
     5.2.2 Registrar I
          5.2.2.a Attendance
          5.2.2.b Academic Standing
          5.2.2.c Satisfactory Academic Progress
          5.2.2.d Academic Probation
          5.2.2.e Dropping and/or Adding Course
          5.2.2.f Withdrawing from Courses
          5.2.2.g Course Prerequisites 
          5.2.2.h Final Examinations/Assignments
          5.2.2.i Incomplete Requests
          (Extension for Completion of Course Requriements)
     5.2.3 Registrar II
          5.2.3.a Changing Program or Emphasis
          5.2.3.b Leave of Absence
          5.2.3.c Withdrawal/Reinstatement
          5.2.3.d Transfer of Credit
          5.2.3.e Auditing
          5.2.3.e4 Church Leader Audit
          5.2.3.f Transcript Requests
5.3 Academic Affairs
     5.3.a Knowledge of the English Bible
     5.3.b Theological Writing Standards
5.4 Certificate Programs
     5.4.a Certificate in Christian Studies
     5.4.b Certificate in Biblical and Urban Studies
5.5 Special Students
5.6 Distance Education

5.7 Independent Study Courses
5.8 Holy Land Studies
5.9 Graduation
 
6. Degree Programs


6.1 Placement/Competency Exams: Greek & Hebrew
6.2 Masters Degree Program Length
6.3 General Requirements for the M.Div., M.A.R, M.A.C., and M.A.U.M.   
6.4 Masters of Divinity
6.5 Master of Arts (Religion)
6.6 Master of Arts in Counseling
6.7 Master of Arts in Urban Mission
6.8 Master of Theology
6.9 Master of Theology - London Program
6.10 Doctor of Ministry
6.11 Doctor of Philosophy
6.12 ThM/PhD Program Length
6.13 Degree Program Charts
7. Course Descriptions


7.1 Old Testament
7.2 New Testament
7.3 Church History
7.4 Systematic Theology
7.5 Apologetics
7.6 Practical Theology
7.7 D.Min. Modules

8. Financial Information

8.1 Tuition Policy and Guidelines
8.2 Tuition Payments
8.3 Tuition and Special Fees
8.4 Refunds and Appeals
8.5 Financial Aid
8.6 Student Employment & the Tuition-Work Program

9. Academic Calendar
10. Directions
Index