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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. We have twelve accredited online courses offered in a two-year rotation. Students may enroll in these online courses to fulfill part of their degree or program.

If you're yearning to enhance your ministry, now is the time to immerse yourself in a dynamic course taught by outstanding faculty. 

Alums wishing to audit an online course should complete the Alum Auditor Request Form and submit the completed form directly to the registrar (registrar@garrett.edu). The registrar will then confirm availability with the course instructor and set up the registration. Alums pay the current audit rate for degree students to participate in the course. Alums receive 1 CEU per semester hour of the course completed.

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

Find an Online Course

For more information on these courses see the Course Syllabi. Courses are subject to change, please check the most recent Course Schedule for an accurate listing.

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.

Spring 2019 | 2/4/2019 - 5/15/2019

  • Introduction to Hebrew Bible
    Dr. G. Brooke Lester, Assistant Professor of Hebrew Scripture and Director of Digital Learning
    Priority registration until 1/4/2019
     
  • Theology of Evangelism
    Dr. Mark Teasdale, E. Stanley Jones Associate Professor of Evangelism
    Priority registration until 1/4/2019
     
  • United Methodist History
    TBA
    By permission only
     
  • United Methodist Doctrine 
    TBA
    By permission only
     
  • United Methodist Polity
    TBA
    By permission only
     
  • Field Education 1 
    Dr. Ken Ehrman, Director of Field Education
    By permission only
     
  • Field Education 2 
    Dr. Ken Ehrman, Director of Field Education
    By permission only
     
  • History of Christian Thought and Practice I 
    TBA
    Priority registration until 1/4/2019
     
  • History of Christian Thought and Practice II 
    Dr. Anna Johnson, Assistant Professor of Reformation Church History
    Priority registration until 1/4/2019
     
  • Person in Community
    TBA
    Priority registration until 1/4/2019
     
  • Leadership Seminar 1
    Dr. Mark Teasdale, E. Stanley Jones Associate Professor of Evangelism
    Priority registration until 1/4/2019
     
  • Leadership Seminar 2
    Dr. Mark Teasdale, E. Stanley Jones Associate Professor of Evangelism
    Priority registration until 1/4/2019
     
  • Sacred Music Colloquium 2: Music and the Church Year
    Dr. Ron Anderson, Ernest and Bernice Styberg Professor of Worship
    Open registration
     
  • Introduction to Theology
    TBA
    Priority registration until 1/4/2019
     
  • Global Christianity in an Interfaith World
    Dr. Hendrik Pieterse, Associate Professor of Global Christianity and World Religions
    Priority registration until 1/4/2019
     
  • Spiritual Practice
    Dr. Dwight Judy, Professor Emeritus of Spiritual Formation
    Priority registration until 1/4/2019

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.