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Online Courses

All online courses are open to students enrolled in one of Garrett-Evangelical’s graduate degrees, certificates, or enrichment programs and most are available for auditing. Enrollment for students wishing to audit is subject to approval by the professor. Students may enroll in these online courses to fulfill part of their degree or program.

Alums wishing to audit an online course should complete the online Alum Auditor Request Form. More information on auditing a course, including costs, can be found here.

For more information on online courses at Garrett-Evangelical, contact Dr. Brooke Lester, Director of Digital Learning and Assistant Professor of Hebrew Scriptures.

Find an Online Course

Courses are subject to change, please check the most recent Course Schedule for an accurate listing.

For more information on these courses see the Course Syllabi.

Priority for most online courses will be given to new and distance students as well as current students who have only taken online courses. Once registration begins, students who meet the criteria for priority registration may contact the Registrar at registrar@garrett.edu to register. Priority registration ends one month before registration ends. At that time, any remaining seats are open to all students.

Fall 2019 

  • Theology and Practice of Christian Spirituality 
    Dr. Hannah Hwa-Young Chong, affiliate faculty
     
  • Field Education 1
    Dr. Ken Ehrman, director of field education
    Contact Field Education Office before registering
     
  • Leadership Seminar 2
    Dr. Lisl Paul, associate director of field education
     
  • Field Education 2
    Dr. Ken Ehrman, director of field education
    Contact Field Education Office before registering
     
  • Introduction to the Hebrew Bible
    Dr. Brooke Lester, assistant professor of Hebrew scriptures
     
  • History of Christian Thought & Practice 1
    Dr. Stephanie VanSlyke, affiliate faculty
     
  • Global Christianity in an Interfaith World
    Dr. Mark Teasdale, E. Stanley Jones associate professor of evangelism
     
  • Introduction to Christian Ethics
     
  • Theology of Evangelism
    Dr. Mark Teasdale, E. Stanley Jones associate professor of evangelism
     
  • Sacred Music Colloquium 3
    Dr. Ron Anderson, Ernest and Bernice Styberg professor of worship
    By permission for non-Master of Arts in Music Ministry students
     
  • Spiritual Practice
    Dr. Dwight Judy, professor emertius of spiritual formation
     
  • United Methodist History 
    Dr. Jonathan LeMaster Smith, adjunct faculty
     
  • United Methodist Doctrine 
    Dr. Jonathan LeMaster Smith, adjunct faculty
     
  • United Methodist Polity 
    Dr. Jonathan LeMaster Smith, adjunct faculty
     
  • Research Design & Methodology
    Dr. Rolf Nolasco, professor of pastoral theology
    Doctor of Ministry students only
     
  • Biblical and Theological Foundations for Practical Ministry
    Dr. Felicia LaBoy, adjunct faculty
    Doctor of Ministry students only

Spring 2020 

  • Introduction to Theological Education 
    Dr. René Schreiner, affiliate faculty
     
  • Person in Community
    TBA
     
  • Leadership Seminar 1
    TBA 
     
  • Introduction to New Testament
    Dr. René Schreiner, affiliate faculty
     
  • History of Christian Thought & Practice 1
    Dr. Stephanie VanSlyke, affiliate faculty
     
  • History of Christian Thought & Practice 2
    Dr. Anna Johnson, associate professor of Reformation church history
     
  • Introduction to Theology
    Dr. Timothy Eberhart, assistant profesor of theology and ecology
     
  • Sacred Music Colloquium 4
    Dr. Ron Anderson, Ernest and Bernice Styberg professor of worship
    By permission for non-Master of Arts in Music Ministry students
     
  • Theology of Evangelism
    Dr. Mark Teasdale, E. Stanley Jones associate professor of evangelism
     
  • United Methodist History 
    Dr. Jonathan LeMaster Smith, adjunct faculty
     
  • United Methodist Doctrine 
    Dr. Jonathan LeMaster Smith, adjunct faculty
     
  • United Methodist Polity 
    Dr. Jonathan LeMaster Smith, adjunct faculty

Summer 2020 

  • United Methodist Worship: Theory and Practice
    Dr. Ron Anderson, Ernest and Bernice Styberg professor of worship

Technical Requirements

Technical Requirements

  • Operating System
    • Mac: OS X 10.5 or higher, 450MHz PowerPC G3 processor or higher recommended
    • PC: Windows XP w/ Service Pack 2 or later, Vista, 7, Home, or Student.
    • Other: Red Hat® Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 5 or later, openSUSE® 11 or later, Ubuntu 7.10 or later, or Solaris™ 10.
  • Ram: 1 GB (gigabyte) or more
  • Hard Drive: 10 GB or more
  • The capacity to watch multiple video formats:
  • Soundcard and speakers (or headphones)
  • Display: 15” monitor or larger (Some 13” will work); resolution should be 600 X 800 pixels or higher.
  • Current version of Adobe Reader and Adobe Flash player
  • Web Browsers: Moodle is optimized for Firefox but works well with most browsers.
    • Internet Explorer 7
    • Firefox 3.6.6
    • Google Chrome 2.0
    • Safari 3.0
    • Opera 9.5
    • AOL 9.0
  • Broadband is highly recommended and is defined as:
    • Upload transfer  rate of at least 1.0 megabits/second (or higher), and
    • Download rate of 2.0 - 4.0 megabits/second (or higher)
  • Cookies must be enabled.