2014-2015 Catalog


2014-2015 Academic Catalog
Table of Contents

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1. Letter from the President

1. Letter 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 Accreditation
2.7 Location and Facilities
2.8 Campus Map
2.9 Distinctive Academic Resources
2.10 Affiliated Institutions
2.11 Administration
2.12 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.b4 Satisfactory Academic Progress
          5.2.2.b5 Academic Probation
          5.2.2.c Dropping and/or Adding Course
          5.2.2.d Withdrawing from Courses
          5.2.2.e Course Prerequisites 
          5.2.2.f Final Examinations/Assignments
          5.2.2.g Incomplete Requests
          (Extensions)
     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.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
5.5 Special Students
5.6 Distance Education
5.7 Hybrid Courses
5.8 Independent Study Courses
5.9 Holy Land Studies
5.10 Assignment of Credit Hours
5.11 Graduation

6. Degree Programs


6.1 Placement/Competency Exams: Greek & Hebrew
6.2 Masters Degree Program Length (except Th.M.)
6.3 General Requirements for the Master's Programs  
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 Application of Westminster Scholarships and External Aid

9. Financial Aid
 

9.1 Grants and Scholarships - General Information
9.2 Scholarships for Students who are United States or Canadian Citizens or Permanent Residents (U.S. and Canadian Students)
9.3 Grants and Scholarships for International Students (other than those from Canada)
9.4 Scholarships for Students in Advanced Degree Programs (Th.M., D.Min. & Ph.D.)
9.5 Spouse Scholarship
9.6 Special and "Named" Scholarships
9.7 Scholarship Application Submission Deadlines
9.8 Scholarship Funds Listing
9.9 Fellowships
9.10 Prizes
9.11 Veterans and Service Member Benefits
9.12 Government Loans
9.13 Alternative Education Loans 

10. Academic Calendar
   11. Philadelphia Directions
Index