Audit opportunities let you listen in on the theological conversations happening at WSC. Check out the highlighted courses below or, for a full list of options, check out the various Class Schedules posted on the Academic Calendar webpage. Direct any questions to the Registrar (firstname.lastname@example.org). The following registration options are available:
*spouses of current, full-time students.
Due to limited interest, this mode of access has been canceled. You may still register for an in-person Listener's Pass using the links above.
Pastoral Aspects of Calvin's THEOLOGY (HT519)
Course Description: This course will examine Calvin’s teaching on baptism as a key to Christian identity and life.
UNDERSTANDING COMMERCE, CULTURE, & CONGREGATIONS (AP623)
James Gilmore, Visiting Professor in Apologetics
January 4-7 | 9:00-11:55 a.m. | In-Person only
Course Description: This course will provide an introduction to “cultural hermeneutics” and methods of interpreting the patterns of everyday life in which congregants dwell.
MINISTRY IN THE KOREAN AMERICAN CONTEXT (PT516)
Dr. S. Steve Park, Visiting Professor of Practical Theology
January 25-28 | 9:00-11:55 a.m. | In-Person only
Course Description: The purpose of this course is to understand the context of Korean immigrants in North America and the historical process and formation of Christianity (with emphasis on Presbyterians) in Korea.
THE HISTORY OF AMERICAN PRESBYTERIANISM (CH635)
Dr. Marcus McArthur, Adjunct Professor of Church History
January 18-21 | 1:00-3:55 p.m. | In-Person only
Course Description: A survey of Presbyterian bodies in America from colonial to modern times. Special attention is given to major personalities and theological developments that have shaped contemporary Presbyterianism.
INTRODUCTION TO PASTORAL COUNSELING (PT505)
Dr. Jason Barrie, Associate Professor of Practical Theology
January 11-14, 18-21 | 11:00 a.m.-12:25 p.m. & 1:30-2:55 p.m. | In-Person only
Course Description: An introduction to the pastor’s unique role as a counselor of God’s Word.
MINISTRY OF WITNESS IN THE WORLD (PT511)
Dr. A. Craig Troxel, Professor of Practical Theology
& Dr. Eric B. Watkins, Adjunct Professor in Practical Theology
January 4-7, 11-14, 18-21 | 1:00-3:55 p.m. | In-Person only
Course Description: An introduction to the theology and practice of the communication of the Gospel to unconverted persons, both within our own cultural contexts and among diverse people groups— ethnic, linguistic, economic, etc.—throughout the world.
NOTE: Minors (persons under 17 years old) are permitted to audit or listen to a course only when they have either graduated from high school or passed the GED exam, or the instructor in charge has given permission. Please contact the Registrar (email@example.com) if you would like to obtain a listener's pass for your dependent.