'09 - '10 Catalog

'09 - '10 Catalog


2009 - 2010 Academic Catalog

Table of Contents (links require Adobe Acrobat)

About Westminster  •  Student Life  •  Faculty  •  Academic Information
Degree Programs  •  Course Descriptions  •  Financial Information
Academic Calendar  •  Directions  •  Index

About Westminster

Our Mission

Core Values

Our Curriculum

History and Government

Growing in Grace at Westminster

The Honor System


Location and Facilities

Campus Map

Distinctive Academic Resources

Affiliated Institutions


Board of Trustees

Student Life


Student Organizations

Westminster Bookstore


Academic Information

General Requirements for Admission to All Programs


Application Deadlines

Special Needs

Non-Native English Speakers (TOEFL and TWE)
International Students
Notification of Admission
Advance Deposit 

Registrar's Office

Registration Information

Academic Standing
Adding and/or Dropping Courses
Course Prerequisites
Final Examinations
Incomplete Requests (Extension for Completion of Course Requirements)
Academic Probation
Leave of Absence
Graduating In Absentia
Students' Rights of Privacy and Access to Records
Special Students
Knowledge of the English Bible
Theological Writing Standards
Transfer of Credit
Independent Study Courses
Certificate in Christian Studies

Certificate in Biblical and Urban Studies

Holy Land Studies

Distance Learning and the Institute of Theological Studies

Degree Programs

General Requirements for the M.Div. and M.A.R. Degrees

Placement in Greek and Hebrew

Master of Divinity

M.Div. Requirements

M.Div. Pastoral Ministry three and four year tracks

M.Div. General Ministries, General Studies Emphasis three and four year tracks

M.Div. General Ministries, Counseling Emphasis three and four year tracks

M.Div. General Ministries, Urban Mission Emphasis three and four year tracks

Mentored Ministry

M.Div. Time Limit

Master of Arts in Religion

M.A.R Requirements

M.A.R. Biblical Studies Emphasis

M.A.R. Theological Studies Emphasis

M.A.R. Urban Mission Emphasis

Summative Evaluation Experience

M.A.R. Time Limit

Master of Arts

M.A. Requirements

M.A. Biblical Counseling Emphasis

Mentored Ministry


M.A. Urban Mission Emphasis

Master of Theology

Th.M. Admissions

Th.M. Registration

Th.M. Requirements

Th.M. Time Limit 

Doctor of Ministry

D.Min. Admissions

D.Min. Registration

D.Min. Pastoral Ministry Emphasis

D.Min. Pastoral Counseling Emphasis

D.Min. Urban Mission Emphasis

Doctor of Philosophy

Ph.D. Admissions

Ph.D. Registration

Ph.D. Requirements

Ph.D. in Hermeneutics and Biblical Interpretation

Ph.D. in Historical and Theological Studies

Ph.D. Time Limit

Course Descriptions

Old Testament

New Testament

Church History

Systematic Theology


Practical Theology

Financial Information

Tuition and Special Fees

Financial Aid

Academic Calendar
(The updated version of the Academic Calendar can be found on the website, at the link above)