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This summer Phoenix Seminary will offer both new and recurring courses for you to choose from as you continue in your degree. Scroll down to see options for the summer semester with our residential faculty, as well as other on campus, online, MAA, and doctoral courses. Registration closes to students on May 10th, 2024
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Featured Faculty Courses

Steve Duby

Associate Professor of 
Theology

The Minister as Sage: Studies in Systematic Theology

DM721-1 | 4  Credit Hours
DMin Intensive

A sage embodies wisdom; the fruit of careful thinking about God which exercises an ardent love for God and overflows in conformity to his character and obedience to his commands. The purpose of this course is to contemplate facets of the revelation God has given us of Himself and to do so in such a way that He becomes lovelier to us and we become more like His Son.

M-F 8:30 am – 5 pm, Location CR4 
Monday, May 6 –
Friday, May 10

Hermeneutics: Principles of Interpretation

BL515-1 | 3 Credit Hours
One Week Intensive

This course introduces students to the theory and practice of biblical interpretation. Students will consider the key theological and philosophical issues in biblical interpretation and the history of biblical interpretation. They will also develop sound exegetical practices for interpreting the Bible, which will incorporate matters such as literary and historical context, word and concept study, grammatical analysis, literary genre, the relationship between exegesis and systematic theology, and application to contemporary life.

M-F 8 am – 4:50 pm, Location CR5 
Monday, May 20 – Friday, May 24

Anthropology, Christology, and Pneumatology

TH512-O | 3 Credit Hours
Online Course

This course introduces students to the doctrines of anthropology (humanity), hamartiology (sin), angels, Pneumatology (the person and work of the Holy Spirit), and Christology (the person and work of Christ). Additionally, students will build their own theological convictions regarding these doctrines and think about how these doctrines apply to their own lives and to the churches they serve.

Session Dates: 
Monday, May 13 – Saturday, July 27

Soteriology, Ecclesiology, and Eschatology

TH513-O | 3 Credit Hours
Online Course

This course introduces students to soteriology (salvation), ecclesiology (church), and eschatology (last things). Additionally, students will build their own theological convictions regarding these doctrines and think about how these doctrines apply to their own lives and to the churches they serve.

Session Dates: 
Monday, May 13 – Saturday, July 27

J. Michael Thigpen

Professor of 
Old Testament

Old Testament 1: Genesis to Esther

BL511-1 | 3 Credit Hours 
One Week Intensive

A survey of Genesis through Esther, placing each in its historical, cultural, and theological context, with appropriate attention given to its contribution to biblical theology and its relevance to Christian life and doctrine.

M-F 8 am – 4:50 pm, Location CR2 
Monday, May 13 – Friday, May 17

Old Testament 2: Job to Malachi

BL512-O | 3 Credit Hours
Online Course

A survey of Job through Malachi, placing each in its historical, cultural, and theological context, with appropriate attention given to its contribution to biblical theology and its relevance to Christian life and doctrine.

Session Dates: 
Monday, May 13 – Saturday, July 27

Jeremiah

BL524-O | 3 Credit Hours
Online Course

Examines the book of Jeremiah giving attention to historical background and critical issues while focusing primarily on detailed literary and theological analysis of its content. Special emphasis is placed on understanding prophetic literature, the relationship between Jeremiah and Kings, and the similarities and contrasts with the message and ministry of Ezekiel.

Session Dates: 
Monday, May 13 – Saturday, July 27

John Meade

Professor of
Old Testament

Old Testament 1: Genesis to Esther

BL511-O | 3 Credit Hours 
Online Course

A survey of Genesis through Esther, placing each in its historical, cultural, and theological context, with appropriate attention given to its contribution to biblical theology and its relevance to Christian life and doctrine.

Session Dates:
Monday, May 13 – Saturday, July 27

Peter Gurry

Associate Professor of 
New Testament

New Testament 1: Mathew to Acts

BL513-O | 3 Credit Hours 
Online Course

A survey of Matthew through Acts, placing each in its historical, cultural, and theological context, with appropriate attention given to its contribution to biblical theology and its relevance to Christian life and doctrine.

Session Dates:
Monday, May 13 – Saturday, July 27

New Testament 2: Romans to Revelaton

BL514-O | 3 Credit Hours 
Online Course

A survey of Romans through Revelation, placing each in its historical, cultural, and theological context, with appropriate attention given to its contribution to biblical theology and its relevance to Christian life and doctrine.

Session Dates:
Monday, May 13 – Saturday, July 27

Brian Arnold

Professor of
Church History

Hermeneutics: Principles of Interpretation

BL515-O | 3 Credit Hours 
Online Course

This course introduces students to the theory and practice of biblical interpretation. Students will consider the key theological and philosophical issues in biblical interpretation and the history of biblical interpretation. They will also develop sound exegetical practices for interpreting the Bible, which will incorporate matters such as literary and historical context, word and concept study, grammatical analysis, literary genre, the relationship between exegesis and systematic theology, and application to contemporary life.

Session Dates:
Monday, May 13 – Saturday, July 27

Church History 1

CH511-O | 3 Credit Hours 
Online Course

In this course students are introduced to key figures from church history and theological developments from the Patristic era up to the Reformation. Students will also learn how the study of history impacts current theological discussion and church practice.

Session Dates:
Monday, May 13 – Saturday, July 27

David Hogg

Professor of 
Church History

Church History 2

CH512-O | 3 Credit Hours 
Online Course

In this course students are introduced to key figures from church history and theological development from the Reformation up to the present day. Students will also learn how the study of history impacts current theological discussion and church practice.

Session Dates:
Monday, May 13 – Saturday, July 27

Malcolm Hartnell

Professor Emeritus of
Intercultural Studies

Cross-Cultural and Diversity Competency

IS504-O | 3 Credit Hours 
Online Course

In a cross-cultural setting learn fundamental skills necessary for understanding a different culture and how to translate that understanding into effective ministry. Some of the skills covered are participant observation, ethnographic interviewing and proxemics (cultural mapping) studies.

Session Dates:
Monday, May 13 – Saturday, July 27

Communicating Christ in a Pluralistic World

IIS505-O | 3 Credit Hours 
Online Course

This course provides a foundation for students to develop a personal and church-based approach to Christian witness in both global and local contexts. Students will be introduced to key topics in missiology as well as evangelistic and discipleship concepts that will help them find their place in fulfilling the Great Commission regardless of location.

Session Dates:
Monday, May 13 – Saturday, July 27

Nathan Tarr

Associate Professor of
Pastoral Theology

Life of the Mind and the Love of God

SF500-O | 3 Credit Hours 
Online Course

The purpose of this course is to prepare incoming student to flourish-academically and spiritually-over the course of their seminary program. It accomplishes this purpose by introducing students to a Christ-centered vision for the habits of mind and heart required if students are to grow in their love for God and neighbor during their course of study. In this regard it serves as an orientation to graduate-level theological education, incorporating relevant aspects, graduate-level research writing as well as exploring the distinctive commitments of Phoenix Seminary.

Session Dates:
Monday, May 13 – Saturday, July 27

Wayne Grudem

Associate Professor of 
Theology

Prolegomena, Scripture, and God

TH511-O | 3 Credit Hours 
Online Course

This course introduces students to Systematic Theology prolegomena (theological introduction) and focuses on Bibliology (the Word of God) and Theology Proper (the person of God). Students will learn theological method and the doctrines of inspiration, inerrancy, the authority of Scripture, the nature of God, the Trinity, creation, and providence. Additionally, students will build their own theological convictions regarding these doctrines and think about how these doctrines apply to their own lives and to the churches they serve.

Session Dates:
Monday, May 13 – Saturday, July 27

Additional Courses

Summer Sessions

New Testament 1: Mathew to Acts

BL513-1 | 3 Credit Hours 
Mr. Cole Peck
Summer Session

A survey of Matthew through Acts, placing each in its historical, cultural, and theological context, with appropriate attention given to its contribution to biblical theology and its relevance to Christian life and doctrine.

Session Dates:
Mondays, 5:30 – 9:20 pm, Location CR7 
Monday, May 13 – Monday July 22

New Testament Greek 1

NT512-1 | 3 Credit Hours 
Mr. Joel Sienkiewicz
Summer Session

Introduces the Greek alphabet, vocabulary, and grammar in a systematic way using relevant examples from the New Testament. The goal of this course is for the student to learn fundamental Greek grammar, paradigms, and declensions.

Session Dates:
MWF 6 – 8:50 pm, Location CR5
Monday, May 13 – Monday, June 24

New Testament Greek 2

NT513-1 | 3 Credit Hours 
Mr. Joel Sienkiewicz
Summer Session

This course is a continuation of NT512, completing the elementary Greek grammar sequence. It completes the introduction to grammar, paradigms, and declensions and introduces the student to reading the Greek New Testament.

Session Dates:
MWF 6 – 8:50 pm, Location CR5
Wednesday, June 26 – Friday, August 2

Counseling Courses

Chemical Dependency and Addictive Disorders

CF511-1 | 3 Credit Hours 
Ms. Breanna Mylius
Counseling Course

This class is an in-depth study of the current research and theories of treating alcohol and substance abuse. Students will expand their understanding of the assessment of substance abuse and dependence, the classification and effects of drugs, the etiology and progress of addiction, and empirically supported treatments available for alcohol and drug abuse.

Session Dates:
Wednesdays, 6 – 9:50 pm, Location CR6
Wednesday, May 15 – Wednesday, July 24

Counseling Practicum

CF594-1 | 3 Credit Hours 
Dr. Kuo-Yi Chung
Counseling Course

Counseling Practicum is designed to integrate students into client-based environments under the care of qualified counseling supervisors. Students will experience training critical to their counseling skills as well as learn about the dynamics of clinical practice. This summative experience combines knowledge of counseling theory and research, counseling skills, knowledge of Scripture, biblical character, and gifts of the Spirit into a unified, coherent experience. Students bring together these different skills and are matched with actual clients in a real life counseling setting.

Session Dates:
Thursdays, 5 – 6:30 pm, Location CR8
Thursday, May 16 – Thursday, July 25

Counseling Internship I Lecture

CF596-1 | 3 Credit Hours 
Dr. Kuo-Yi Chung
Counseling Course

Counseling Internship I is an introduction to the practice of clinical assessment, treatment planning, and interventions within a professional counseling practice. Student-counselors evaluate their own work as well as receiving client, peer, supervisor, and faculty feedback in 360 evaluations. Classroom component accompanies field placement.

Session Dates:
Thursdays, 5 – 6:30 pm, Location CR8
Thursday, May 16 – Thursday, July 25

Counseling Internship II Lecture

CF597-1 | 3 Credit Hours 
Dr. Kuo-Yi Chung
Counseling Course

Counseling Internship II is an advanced practice of assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of individuals, couples, families, and/or groups under the direct supervision of an approved on- site supervisor and faculty supervisor. Classroom component accompanies field placement.

Session Dates:
Thursdays, 5 – 6:30 pm, Location CR8
Thursday, May 16 – Thursday, July 25

Professional Qualifying Exam

CF598-1 | 0 Credit Hours 
PQE Commitee
Counseling Course

Summative evaluation of students’ preparation for professional practice; including oral examination of case conceptualization, clinical assessment, treatment, ethics, and ability to communicate research. This will take place during the student's second internship.

Session Dates:
Time and Location TBD

Comprehensive Exam

CF599-1 | 3 Credit Hours 
Comprehensive Committee
Counseling Course

National standardized test in counseling.

Session Dates:
Time and Location TBD

Summer Schedule

Open RegistrationMarch 1-April 30, 2024
Tuition Payment Due DateMay 10, 2024
Summer Semester BeginsMay 13, 2024
Memorial Day (no classes, Seminary closed)May 27, 2024
Summer Break (no classes; Sem. closed 7/4)*July 1-7, 2024
Final ExamsJuly 22-August 2, 2024
Summer Semester Ends**July 27, 2024
Summer Grade Reports PostedAugust 9, 2024
 
*NT513-1 will have class on Monday, July 1st and Wednesday, July 3rd. There will be no class on Friday, July 5th.

**The NT513-1 summer session will run through Friday, August 2nd.
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Fee Schedule

Fees (Non-Refundable)
General Services Fee$100 per semester for all students
Technology Fee$75 per semester for all credit students
Late Registration Fee$50 (Registrations received after 5/6/24)
Late Payment Fee$50 per month (Payments received after      5/10/24)
Advanced Standing Fee$75 per occurrence
CF599 – Comp Exam Fee$50 per occurrence (Student responsible to  pay remainder to testing company)
Tuition
Credit$550/per hour
DMin$525/per hour
Non-Credit$125/per hour

Tuition Policies

Spouse Tuition Policy (Partners in Ministry): Spouses of students may enroll for credit courses and non-credit courses with no cost for tuition. Fees will apply and the spouse’s enrollment hours cannot exceed the number of hours taken by the primary student. Spouses must complete the Application for Admission (if not yet admitted) and then register for classes.

Alumni Tuition Policy: All graduates of Phoenix Seminary’s credit programs may register for any course (with the exception of TH504 or DMin courses) as non-credit auditors with no charge for tuition. Fees will apply.

Adding / Dropping Courses

Dropping a course or changing from credit to audit will not necessarily result in a refund and may result in a reduction or loss of scholarship. To determine if your financial balance may be impacted by a schedule change, please contact the Finance Department.

To make changes to your schedule, you may do so by contacting your Student Services Advisor. Courses dropped after the drop deadline without an approved academic petition to withdraw will be recorded as a W (withdraw).

 

Course Type / Course(s)

Add Deadline

Drop Deadline

Credit to Audit

Intensives

Before 1st Class

Before 2nd Class

Before 2nd Class

Summer Sessions/ Online Courses

05/28

05/28

05/28

NT513-1 Summer Session (course begins 6/26)

7/11

7/11

7/11

Tuition Refund Policy

Tuition refunds for dropped courses will be made according to the following schedule regardless of class attendance:

 

Course Type / Course(s)

100% Refund

75% Refund

50% Refund

No Refund After

DMin Intensive

Before 1st Class

Before 2nd Class

N/A

2nd Class

Weekend/1-Week

Before 1st Class

Before 2nd Class

N/A

2nd Class

Summer Sessions/ Online Courses

During the first week of class or before

During the second week of class

During the third week of class

After the start of the fourth week of class

Payment Options

The balance owed must be paid in full by the Tuition Payment Deadline or the registration may be cancelled. Acceptable forms of payment include Credit Card (credit or debit) or through an ACH (eCheck) transaction.

Credit students may use the Tuition Installment Plan. Please visit the PS website, log in as a student, and click on “Pay Tuition.” You may also go directly into your Blackbaud student portal under Billing and click “Current Bill.”

Tuition Installment Plan: Enrollment in the Tuition Payment Plan must be established each semester it is used. The Tuition Installment Plan is open from April 15 – May 10, 2024.

Tuition Adjustments for Academic Scholarships or Discounts

If you receive an Academic Scholarship or other discount and drop one or more courses before the "no refund" deadline, you will still receive a percentage refund for the courses dropped that corresponds to the refund period in which you dropped the course(s) as outlined in the refund rates and windows chart above. You will still maintain your Academic Scholarship status pending review and with a possible future suspension of the Academic Scholarship in certain circumstances.

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