Taylor Seminary Syllabi for 

Fall 2016 and Winter 2017

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Note:
 Not all syllabi will be posted here; if no link is provided, contact the professor or Enrolment Services for more information. Clicking the link will open the syllabus as a a PDF.

Click here for the 2016-2017 TIMETABLE (remember that this is subject to change).

The following list is sorted by COURSE CODE.

These syllabi are subject to revision until the first day of class;
check this page again before classes begin for any updated syllabi.


 FALL SEMESTER 2016

 COURSE

 COURSE  CODE

 TYPE

LOCATION

 DATES

COURSE DESCRIPTION

VIDEO

 Biblical Hermeneutics 

 Textbook List

 BI 412

 Online

 Online

Fall

An introductory study of the science and art of biblical interpretation and exposition. Principles for interpreting the various types of literature within the Bible will be discussed. Three credits.
REQ’D FOR ALL DEGREES

 Video

 Church History to 1500

 Textbook List

 CH 420

 Semester

 Taylor

 Fall

An introduction to the historical development of the ancient and medieval church from its apostolic beginnings. Topics will include major figures, events, and movements up to the advent of the Reformation.
Three credits.
REQ’D FOR MDIV AND MAICS DEGREES
CAN FULFILL A REQUIREMENT FOR THE MTS DEGREE

Video

 Pentecostal History

 Textbook List

 CH 525

 Mod/Hybrid

 Vanguard

 Oct 17-21

The course attempts to analyze the nature and the impact of the Pentecostal/charismatic movement.  The lectures, while including a section on the Pentecostal Assemblies of Canada (Canada's largest Pentecostal denomination), examine the global impact of this worldwide movement. The movement is traced as to its scope and variety in both Pentecostal and non-Pentecostal circles and analyzed in terms of the factors related to its widespread acceptance.
Three credits.

Video

 Research Methods in Counseling:
 Marriage & Family Therapy

 Textbook List

 CO 581

 Online

Joint/Sioux 

 Fall
 Starts Aug 29

 

Video

 Pastoral Internships and FE 
 442443444445446IN 532 (SHORT), IN 532 (LONG)

 Textbook List

 FE 442-446
 IN 532
 IN 534

 Pract/Proj

 Online

 Fall

 

Video

 Integral Mission

 Textbook List

 MI 432

 Online

 Online

 Fall

An in-depth exploration of the nature of the Church, the Gospel and our participation in the all-encompassing mission of God in the world. The course examines key biblical principles, and provides an overview of mission methods and strategies that illustrate mission in practice. Students are given an opportunity to articulate a biblical and missional mandate for a specific ministry context. Three credits.
REQ’D FOR ALL DEGREES

Video

 Evangelism & Church Planting 

 Textbook List

 MI 545

 Semester

 Taylor

 Fall

A study of the biblical foundation of evangelization that aims at developing an effective witness in today’s context.  Includes a practical seminar on church planting as well as an opportunity for students to develop a plan for personal and congregational witness. Three credits.
REQ’D FOR THE MDIV AND MA DEGREES

Video

 Gospel & Culture

 Textbook List

 MI 639

 Semester

 Taylor

 Fall

An examination of the ways in which culture affects an understanding of the Gospel and how the Gospel, in turn, shapes and impacts culture. Special attention will be given to the development of a congregational witness that is contextually appropriate, yet transformational. Three credits.

Video

 MA Research Paper Proposal

 Textbook List

 MI 651

 Online

 Online

 Fall

In consultation with an approved faculty member, a research proposal and annotated bibliography will be developed for a major research paper. The course will be assigned a Pass/Fail grade. One credit.
REQ’D FOR THE MAICS DEGREE

Video

 Elements of NT Greek

 Textbook List

 NT 413/511

 Online

Joint/Sioux 

 Fall
 Starts Aug 29

 

Video

 NT Introduction

 Textbook List

 NT 416

 Semester

 Taylor

 Fall

A survey of the contents, message, form, and background of the New Testament.  Attention will also be given to the major theological themes in this literature. Note: NT 416 functions as a prerequisite for all other NT courses unless otherwise noted. Three credits.
REQ’D FOR ALL DEGREES

Video

 Romans

 Textbook List

 NT 613

 Semester

 Taylor

 Fall

An exposition of the English text of the epistle to the Romans, paying special attention to the contribution this book makes to the under-standing of Paul's theology and its implications for ministry. Three credits.

Video

 Wisdom Literature

 Textbook List

 OT 614

 Semester

 Taylor

 Fall

A detailed examination of the books of Job, proverbs, Ecclesiastes and the Song of Songs. Three credits.

 Video

 Personal Development & Ministry

 Textbook List

 PC 431

 Mod/Hybrid

 Taylor

 Oct 3-7

An in-depth, practical focus on interpersonal and intrapersonal awareness as well as the emotional, social and cultural skills of the minister. The course explores and explains the significance of increasing one’s self-awareness, critical reflection and social skills as a way to help those who minister become more resilient and compassionate toward themselves and toward other people.  Three credits.
REQ’D FOR THE MDIV DEGREE PROGRAM
CAN FULFILL A REQUIREMENT FOR THE MAICS-TESOL DEGREE

Video

 Team-Based Ministry (Tentative)

 Textbook List

 PL 534

 Semester

 Taylor

 Fall

An examination of the dynamics and impact of team building and team work as a fundamental task of leadership. From this perspective, Team-Based Ministry examines the theological foundation for team ministry, team building, team dysfunction and the dynamics of healthy pastoral and lay-ministry teams.  Three credits.

Video

 Pastoral Care: Loss, Death,
 Mourning

 Textbook List

 PM 572/
 PC 572

 Online

Joint/Sioux 

 Fall
 Starts Aug 29

 

Video

 PR 442, 443, 444 and ICS  Internships IN 536

 Textbook List

 PR 442-444
 IN 536

 Pract/Proj

 Online

 Fall

 

Video

 Intro to Preaching

 Textbook List

 PW 431

 Semester

 Taylor

 Fall

A course consisting of a study of the foundations and fundamentals of biblical preaching. Learning how to develop biblical sermons will be the primary focus of this course. This course will also give students the opportunity to preach in class. These preached sermons will be evaluated by the instructor and by the class. Prerequisite:  BI 412 or permission from the instructor. Three credits.
REQ’D FOR THE MDIV DEGREE PROGRAM

Video

 Christian Worship

 Textbook List

 PW 631

 Semester

 Taylor

 Fall

An experiential and participatory study of worship that focuses on the cultivation of worship as a lifestyle and offers a theological framework and practical resources for planning and leading corporate worship events.  Three credits.
REQ’D FOR THE MDIV DEGREE PROGRAM

Video

 Systematic Theology I

 Textbook List

 TH 531

 Online

 Online

 Fall

A systematic study of major doctrines of the Christian faith, beginning with the doctrine of God, creation and the fall. Topics include the primary sources, tasks and divisions of theology, revelation in scripture, and the Trinity. The relationship between orthodoxy and orthopraxis for pastoral effectiveness and personal holiness will be explored. Three credits.
REQ’D FOR ALL DEGREE PROGRAMS

Video

 Theology of Justice 

 Textbook List

 TH 543

 Mod/Hybrid

 Taylor 

 Oct 3-7

A focus on identifying the major theological threads of justice that are woven into the pages of scripture, and how the Church is interconnected with God’s justice. Emphasis will also be placed on challenging students to think critically about the complex issues of social justice, formulate a personal theology/philosophy of justice for themselves, and apply this theology in the world around them. Three credits.

Video

 Scripture Project (Grading Rubric)

 Textbook List

 TS 601

 Semester

 Taylor

 Fall

At the successful completion of this course, working with a faculty mentor, the student will develop a project that demonstrates that they have the ability to interpret scripture in a credible and appropriate manner. The course will be assigned a Pass/Fail grade. One credit.
REQ’D FOR THE MTS DEGREE PROGRAM

Video

 Theology Project (Grading Rubric)

 Textbook List

 TS 602

 Semester

 Taylor

 Fall

At the successful completion of this course, working with a faculty mentor, the student will develop a project that demonstrates that they have the ability to think theologically for faithful engagement with church and world. The course will be assigned a Pass/Fail grade. One credit.
REQ’D FOR THE MTS DEGREE PROGRAM

Video

 Spiritual Practices Project

 Textbook List

 TS 603

 Semester

 Taylor

 Fall

At the successful completion of this course, working with a faculty mentor, the student will develop a project that demonstrates a commitment to developing and living out spiritual practices for lifelong transformation. The course will be assigned a Pass/Fail grade. One credit.
REQ’D FOR THE MTS DEGREE PROGRAM

Video

 Applied Linguistics I

 Textbook List

 TSL 411

 Online

 Online

 Fall

A focus on the lexical and sound system of the English language.  It is primarily a theoretical course to enable the ESL teacher to understand and explain the vocabulary and pronunciation of English. Three credits.
REQ’D FOR THE MAICS-TESOL DEGREE

Video

 Applied Linguistics II

 Textbook List

 TSL 413

 Online 

 Online

 Fall

A focus on the grammatical system of the English language.  It is primarily a theoretical course to enable the ESL teacher to understand and explain the language structures of English.
Pre-requisite: TSL 411. Three credits.
REQ’D FOR THE MAICS-TESOL DEGREE

Video

 Methods and Materials

 Textbook List

 TSL 414

 Semester

 Vanguard

 Fall

A practical course dealing with the methods and techniques of teaching the four basic language skills:  listening, speaking, reading and writing.  The communicative approach will be emphasized, dealing with such topics as integrated lesson planning, grouping for cooperative learning and multi-level classroom teaching. Three credits.
REQ’D FOR THE MAICS-TESOL DEGREE

Video

 TESOL Practicum

 Textbook List

 TSL 417

 Pract/Proj

 Online

 Fall

A practicum involving 10 hours of observation and 10 hours of in-class teaching in an adult ESL class.  Students will have to prepare lesson plans and submit them to the practicum supervisor as well as work with a qualified sponsor teacher in delivering course content to a class.  Disciplines that are focused on are assessment, curriculum development, lesson planning and delivery. Pre-requisites: TSL 411, 412, 413, 414. Three credits.
REQ’D FOR THE MAICS-TESOL DEGREE

Video


 JANUARY INTERSESSION, January 2017

 Note: January Intersession is considered to be part of the Fall Term for the purpose of calculating Financial  Aid eligibility.

 Old Testament Introduction

 Textbook List

 OT 417

 Mod/Hybrid

 Taylor

 Jan 9-13

A survey of the contents, message, form, and background of the Old Testament.  Attention will also be given to the major theological themes in this literature.  Note: OT 417 functions as a prerequisite for all other OT courses unless otherwise noted. Three credits.
REQ’D FOR ALL DEGREES

Video

 Essentials of Christian Leadership (Tentative)

 Textbook List

 PL 633

 Mod/Hybrid

 Taylor

 Jan 9-13

An examination of what constitutes Christian leadership, how leaders are developed and how leadership styles are engaged. In this practicum course, students will also be expected to engage the practice of leadership in local ministry. The goal of this course is to take leadership out of the realm of theory and focus on the practical applications of leadership within local ministry. Three credits.
REQ’D FOR THE MDIV DEGREE PROGRAM

Video

 WINTER SEMESTER 2017

 Motifs in Biblical Theology

 Textbook List

 BI 512

 Semester

 Taylor

 Winter

A study, through the use of motific and thematic analysis, of God's progressive self-revelation in the Scriptures. Three credits.

Video

 Greek & Hebrew Tools

 Textbook List

 BI 514

 Semester

 Taylor

 Winter

An introduction to biblical Hebrew and biblical Greek that will equip students with the knowledge and skills necessary for the proper use of the various lexicons, concordances, word-study aids, and critical commentaries.  Three credits.
REQ’D FOR THE MDIV DEGREE AND RECOMMENDED FOR ALL STUDENTS

Video

 The Educational Task of the Church

 Textbook List

 CE 532

 Semester

 Taylor

 Winter

The Minister as Teacher
An overview and presentation of teaching and learning methods that apply to Scripture and that convey the role of teaching as a complement to the other leadership roles of a minister. In particular, the course helps students understand the spiritual needs and styles of congregants so they can build an educational environment that effectively fosters a reasonable faith and a flourishing spiritual maturity.
Three credits.
REQ’D FOR THE MDIV DEGREE

Video

 Church History Since 1500

 Textbook List

 CH 422

 Semester

 Taylor

 Winter

An introduction to the historical development of the church, including the major figures, events, and movements from the Reformation to the present. Three credits.
REQ’D FOR MDIV AND MAICS DEGREES
CAN FULFILL A REQUIREMENT FOR THE MTS DEGREE

Video

 Baptist Heritage

 Textbook List

 CH 511

 Online

Joint/Sioux

 Winter

 

Video

 Christian Discipleship

 Textbook List

 EM 501/
 EV 504

Online

Joint/Sioux

 Winter
 Starts Jan 23

 

Video

 Internships FE 442 FE 443 FE 444 
 FE 445 FE 446, IN 532, IN 534

 Textbook List

 FE 442-446
 IN 532, 534

 Online

 Online

 Winter

 

Video

 MA Research Paper

 Textbook List

 MI 653

 Online

 Online

 Winter

A summative research paper completed under the supervision of an approved faculty member.  This offers an opportunity to study a particular topic in greater depth as well as demonstrate the ability to do graduate level research and writing.  The course will be assigned a letter grade. 
Pre-requisite: MI 651. Two credits.
REQ’D FOR THE MAICS DEGREE

Video

 Elements of NT Greek II

 Textbook List

 NT 414/512

 Online

Joint/Sioux 

 Winter
 Starts Jan 23

A detailed exposition of the English text of 1 and 2 Peter in the light of their historical contexts, with attention given to the implications of their contents for contemporary theology and Christian living. Three credits.

Video

 Jeremiah

 Textbook List

 OT 616

 Semester

 Taylor

 Winter

An intensive study of the content and message of the book of Jeremiah with special attention to the book’s historical context, theology, messianism, and relevance for contemporary Christian proclamation. Three credits.

Video

 PC 535 Adult Learning 
 in Spiritual Care Contexts

 Textbook List

 PC 535

 Weekend

 Taylor

 Jan. 20, 21; 
 Feb. 24, 25;
 Mar. 24, 25; 
 Apr. 21, 22

 

Video

 The Pastor as Leader

 Textbook List

 PL 634

 Weekend

 Taylor

 Jan. 20-21
 Feb. 24-25
 Mar. 24-25
 Apr. 21-22

An examination of the character and principles of Christian leadership as they apply to vocational ministry. Students will explore basic styles and skills of leadership seeking to identify their own giftedness, styles, and personality. Special attention will be given to the issues of call, character, and ethics as they relate to pastoral leadership. Three credits.

Video

 PR 442, 443, 444 and ICS  Internships IN 536

 Textbook List

 PR 442-444
 IN 536

 Pract/Proj

 Online

 Winter

 

Video

 Spiritual Formation

 Textbook List

 PT 540

 Semester

 Taylor

 Winter

A foundational study of the process of making space for the Holy Spirit’s work of transformation into the likeness of Christ. It introduces spiritual practices, grounded in Christian tradition, that sustain and nurture a life-long pursuit of union with God. The course includes a prayer retreat. Three credits.
REQ’D FOR MDIV AND MAICS DEGREES
CAN FULFILL A REQUIREMENT FOR THE MTS AND MAICS-TESOL DEGREES

Video

 Art & Craft of Preaching

 Textbook List

 PW 538

 Semester

 Taylor

 Winter

A deeper study of practical issues of biblical preaching as these relate to pastoral ministry.  Special attention is given to the skills, the art and Spirit-led aspects of sermon delivery in the context of worship services and special occasions such as weddings, funerals, and Christian holidays.  Furthermore, significant emphasis is given to in-class preaching.  This course will be of particular benefit to those who are currently, or foresee themselves, in a primary role of preaching.  Three credits.

Video

 Theology of Calling

 Textbook List

 SF 524

 Online

 Online

 Winter

An examination of the various historical and theological understandings of calling with particular emphasis on the many layers of calling (familial, vocational, community, and global) to which God has called each Christian. Attention will also be given to the developmental changes one can expect in each stage of life and how these changes affect each layer of calling. Three credits.

Video

 Scripture Project

 Textbook List

 TS 601

 Semester

 Taylor

 Winter

At the successful completion of this course, working with a faculty mentor, the student will develop a project that demonstrates that they have the ability to interpret scripture in a credible and appropriate manner. The course will be assigned a Pass/Fail grade. One credit.
REQ’D FOR THE MTS DEGREE PROGRAM

Video

 Theological Studies - 
 Theology Project

 Textbook List

 TS 602

 Semester

 Taylor

 Winter

At the successful completion of this course, working with a faculty mentor, the student will develop a project that demonstrates that they have the ability to think theologically for faithful engagement with church and world. The course will be assigned a Pass/Fail grade. One credit.
REQ’D FOR THE MTS DEGREE PROGRAM

Video

 Theological Studies - 
 Spiritual Practices Project

 Textbook List

 TS 603

 Semester

 Taylor

 Winter

At the successful completion of this course, working with a faculty mentor, the student will develop a project that demonstrates a commitment to developing and living out spiritual practices for lifelong transformation. The course will be assigned a Pass/Fail grade. One credit.
REQ’D FOR THE MTS DEGREE PROGRAM

Video

 Applied Linguistics I

 Textbook List

 TSL 411

 Online

 Online

 Winter

A focus on the lexical and sound system of the English language.  It is primarily a theoretical course to enable the ESL teacher to understand and explain the vocabulary and pronunciation of English. Three credits.
REQ’D FOR THE MAICS-TESOL DEGREE

Video

 Second Language Acquisition

 Textbook List

 TSL 412

 Weekend

 Vanguard

 Jan. 20-21; 
 Feb. 3-4; 
 Feb. 17-18

An exploration of the theories behind the methods and techniques of teaching ESL.  The nature of language, culture, second language acquisition, and teaching methodologies are some of the topics discussed.  The role of the teacher and learner are analyzed. Three credits.
REQ’D FOR THE MAICS-TESOL DEGREE

Video

 Applied Linguistics II

 Textbook List

 TSL 413

 Online 

 Online

 Winter

A focus on the grammatical system of the English language.  It is primarily a theoretical course to enable the ESL teacher to understand and explain the language structures of English.
Pre-requisite: TSL 411. Three credits.
REQ’D FOR THE MAICS-TESOL DEGREE

Video

 TESOL Practicum

 Textbook List

 TSL 417

 Online

 Online

 Winter

A practicum involving 10 hours of observation and 10 hours of in-class teaching in an adult ESL class.  Students will have to prepare lesson plans and submit them to the practicum supervisor as well as work with a qualified sponsor teacher in delivering course content to a class.  Disciplines that are focused on are assessment, curriculum development, lesson planning and delivery. Pre-requisites: TSL 411, 412, 413, 414. Three credits.
REQ’D FOR THE MAICS-TESOL DEGREE

Video

 Christian Ethics

 Textbook List

 TH 526

 Semester

 Taylor

 Winter

A study drawing on the biblical and theological resources of the Christian tradition for the development of Christian ethical reflection and the formation of Christian character in a post-Christian context. Three credits.
REQ’D FOR THE MTS DEGREE
CAN FULFILL A REQUIREMENT FOR THE MDIV DEGREE

Video

 Systematic Theology II

 Textbook List

 TH 532

 Online

 Online

 Winter

A continuation of TH 531. Included are the doctrines of Christ, salvation, the Holy Spirit, the Church, and last things. Topics will also include the different theories of church organization, mission, and sacraments. Three credits.
REQ’D FOR ALL DEGREE PROGRAMS

Video

 Christian Encounter 
 with World Religions

 Textbook List

 WR 523

 Taylor

 Semester

 Winter

This course examines Judaism, Islam, Hinduism, Sikhism, Buddhism and Taoism and evaluates their impact on both Canadian society and world affairs.  Some practical strategies for witnessing to the adherents of these non-Christian religions are also proposed. Three credits.
CAN FULFILL A REQUIREMENT FOR ALL DEGREE PROGRAMS

Video


 SPRING SESSION, May 2017

 Note: Spring Session is considered to be part of the Winter Term for the purpose of calculating Financial Aid  eligibility.

 Book of Revelation

 Textbook List

 NT 617

 Mod/Hybrid

 Taylor

 May 1-5

An exposition of the English text of the book of Revelation in the light of its first century context, with attention given to its significance for Christian life and thought today. Prerequisite: BI 412. Three credits.

 Video

 Christian Apologetics

 Textbook List

 TH 634

 Mod/Hybrid

 Taylor

 May 1-5

An introduction to the rational defense of the Christian faith including both the identification of evidence or grounds for Christian belief as well as evidence against non-Christian beliefs. We will also consider the biblical ground of apologetics, different models of apologetics, and the specific apologetic challenges of modernism and postmodernism. Three credits.
CAN FULFILL A REQUIREMENT FOR THE MDIV DEGREE

Video

 Developing Christian Social 
 Ministries

 Textbook List

 MI 540

 Mod/Hybrid

 Vanguard

 May 1-5

A focus on principles foundational to the development of social programs in developing countries meant for building the Kingdom of God.  Attention will be given to theological foundations for social action, formulating strategies for addressing social problems, management of social programs, and issues of sustainability. Three credits.

Video

 Essentials of Pastoral Care

 Textbook List

 PC 531

 Mod/Hybrid

 Taylor

 May 1-5

An introductory course dealing with the theology, theory, and practice of pastoral care in the context of Christian ministry.  Attention will also be given to how pastoral care is performed though the leading of special worship services: Lord's Supper, baptism, weddings, and funerals, etc. Three credits.
REQ’D FOR THE MDIV DEGREES

Video

 Crisis Intervention

 Textbook List

 PC 632

 Mod/Hybrid

 Taylor

 May 1-5

A course focusing on helping the pastor translate theory into practical guidelines in order to be more effective in relating to those experiencing crisis situations in their lives. Some of the areas to be dealt with include: death and dying, depression, suicide, homosexuality, marital and family break-up, and family abuse. Three credits.

Video

 Global Mission Study Tour

 Textbook List

 MI 546

 Mod/Hybrid

 Spain

 May 10-25

An immersion study/service course normally conducted outside of Canada, designed to expose students to diverse expressions of Christianity and/or other world religions. Three credits.
CAN FULFILL A REQUIREMENT FOR THE MAICS DEGREE

Video

 Applied Linguistics I

 Textbook List

 TSL 411

 Mod/Hybrid

 Vanguard

 May 8-9

A focus on the lexical and sound system of the English language.  It is primarily a theoretical course to enable the ESL teacher to understand and explain the vocabulary and pronunciation of English. Three credits.
REQ’D FOR THE MAICS-TESOL DEGREE

Video

 Applied Linguistics II

 Textbook List

 TSL 413

 Mod/Hybrid

 Vanguard

 May 10-11

A focus on the grammatical system of the English language.  It is primarily a theoretical course to enable the ESL teacher to understand and explain the language structures of English.
Pre-requisite: TSL 411. Three credits.
REQ’D FOR THE MAICS-TESOL DEGREE

Video

 

Additional Documents for Vanguard Taylor Language Institute (VTLI) Courses:

VTLI 2016 Schedule and Instructors -- TBA
VTLI 2016 Textbook List -- TBA

Additional Documents for Field Ed:

Field Ed Critical Book Review
Field Ed Learning Contract

Field Ed Mentor's Exit Evaluation
Field Ed Ministry Study Event
Field Ed Ministry Study Event Overview
Field Ed Ministry Study Event Notes
Field Ed Practical Issues
Field Ed Student Monthly Feedback Form
Internship Waiver Application Form

Jan 20, 21; Feb. 24, 25; March 24, 25; April 21, 22

REGISTRATION 2014 – 2015
Fall Orientation

Greetings from the Registrar’s Office!

1.    REGISTRATION.  You must complete your Registration Form in full.  You should meet with your faculty advisor for course selection guidance before you register.  Your Faculty Advisor’s signature is required before the registration is processed.

  1. Registration Forms are available on-line RegistrationForm_2014-2015.pdf   Paper copies are available in the front foyer beside the General Office.
  2. Completed Registration Forms (including your Faculty Advisor’s signature) can be submitted at the General Office, e-mailed to janine.cooper@taylor-edu.ca or schong@taylor-edu.ca , or faxed to 780-436-9416.
  3. Your student account must be paid in full before you can be registered.

2.    ADD/DROP.  Once you are registered, changes can be made by adding or dropping course(s) until the ADD/DROP deadline.   You must complete and submit a Course ADD/DROP Form.  Failure to do so could result in being charged for a course(s) you are not attending and/or receive a final grade of “F” in the course(s).  This form is available on the seminary website ADD-DROP_2013-02.pdf   Paper copies are available in the front foyer beside the General Office.

Failure to do so could result in being charged for a course(s) you are not attending and/or receive a final grade of "F" in the course(s).

DEADLINE for the Fall 2014 Semester is Friday, September 12th, 2014!

3.    WITHDRAWAL.  

  1. To withdraw from a course after the ADD/DROP deadline (after Sept. 12, 2014), you must complete and submit the Course Withdrawal Form, available at the General Office.
  2. To withdraw from your program during the course of a semester, you must complete and submit the Notification of Withdrawal Form.  This form is available through the General Office. Failure to do so could result in being charged for the course(s) and receive a final grade of “F” in the course(s). Failure to do so could result in being charged for a course(s) you are not attending and/or receive a final grade of "F" in the course(s). 

4.    PROGRAM CHANGE.  To change your program, you must complete and submit the Program Change Form.  This form is available in the front foyer beside the General Office.

5.    REQUEST FOR AN INCOMPLETE.  The Academic Committee must receive a completed Request for an Incomplete Form from the student on or before the last day of classes of the semester.  No requests will be considered after this date.  The Academic Committee will notify the student of their decision.  This form is available through the General Office and on the website IncompleteRequestForm2014.pdf

6.    2014-2015 CATALOGUE.  All important dates have been listed by semester on pages 4 and 5 of the 2013-2014 Catalogue, available on-line at TaylorSeminaryCatalogue2014-2015.pdf  or at the front foyer beside the General Office.   Registration, Fees, and Academic policies are outlined in the Catalogue.  Next to your Bible, this is a student’s best friend!

7.    TIMETABLE AND COURSE SYLLABI.  The timetable and course syllabi are posted on the Taylor Seminary website http://www.taylor-edu.ca/seminary/student-info/registrar-s-office/syllabi  and the Academic Bulletin Board as soon as they are available. Please note that the timetable for the Spring 2014 Session are subject to change.  

8.    STUDENT SCHEDULES. Students are responsible for their course selection.  Your Faculty Advisor may be helpful in giving advice and guidance.  NOTE: Your Student Schedule is a confirmation of registration.  When any changes are made to a student’s schedule (ADD/DROP course/s) during the academic year an updated student schedule will be emailed directly to the student.  It is vital that the Registrar’s Office has your current, active email address.

9.    FULL-TIME STUDENT STATUS. Students taking nine (9) or more credits per semester are considered full-time students. When calculating full-time status, courses taken in the January 2014 Intersession are added to courses taken in the Fall 2013 semester and courses taken in the Spring 2014 Session are added to the Winter 2014 semester.

10.    REGISTRAR’S OFFICE.  For your convenience, check out the Taylor Seminary website www.taylor-edu.ca and you will find important information and forms in the “Student Links” section.   Registrations and requests are processed in order by date of submission.  For registrations and requests, appropriate forms must be completed and submitted to the Registrar’s Office in person, PDF document via e-mail, fax, or mail.       Forms with missing information will not be processed until all required information is received.              Verbal requests and e-mail messages are not considered to be formal requests.

pdfFall 2014 Orientation Packet

If you have any questions regarding registration, please contact:
Janine Cooper, Registry Clerk (janine.cooper@taylor-edu.ca) OR,
Su Jin Chong, Registrar (schong@taylor-edu.ca)

Messages can be left at the Registrar’s Office: (780) 431-5208

For an appointment with the Registrar, available office hours are:
Tuesday and Thursday
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Have a blessed year!

 This Course List is sorted by COURSE NAME. To view a list that is sorted by COURSE CODE, visit the SYLLABI LIST here.

FALL SEMESTER (begins Sept. 2, 2014)

COURSE CODE INSTRUCTOR TYPE LOCATION CREDITS DATES
Applied Cultural Anthropology MI 637A  Joost Pikkert Online Online 3 Fall
Biblical Hermeneutics BI 412 Jerry Shepherd Mod/Hybrid Edmonton 3 Sept 29-Oct 3
Christian Apologetics TH 634 Randal Rauser Semester Taylor 3 Fall 
Christian Worship PW 631 Allan Effa Semester  Taylor  3 Fall 
Church History to 1500 CH 420 Randal Rauser  Online  Online  3 Fall 
Evangelism and Church Planting MI 545 Allan Effa Mod/Hybrid Edmonton 3 Fall 
Greek and Hebrew Tools BI 514 Jerry Shepherd Semester Taylor  3 Sept. 29 - Oct. 3
Intro to Preaching PW 431 Lyle Buyer Semester  Taylor  3 Fall 
MA Research Paper Proposal MA 651 Allan Effa  Semester Taylor  1 Fall 
Old Testament Introduction OT 417 Jerry Shepherd  Semester  Taylor  3 Fall 
Pastoral Internships and Field Ed FE 442-446 Willy Muller  Online  Online 1 Fall 
Personal Development and Ministry PC 431 Joyce Bellous and Ken Bellous Semester  Taylor  3 Fall 
Practica and ICS Internships PR 442-444 Allan Effa Online
Taylor  1 Fall
Systematic Theology I TH 531 Randal Rauser Semester  Taylor  3 Fall
Theology of Community SF 522 Len Thompson Semester Taylor 3 Fall 

JANUARY INTERSESSION, January 6-17, 2014

(For the purposes of Student Financial Aid, Intersession is considered to be part of the Fall Semester.)

Creation & Covenant:
Book of Genesis
OT 643 Tyler Williams Mod/Hybrid Taylor  3 Jan.12-16
Petrine Epistles NT 512  Syd Page  Mod/Hybrid  Taylor   3 Jan. 5-9

>WINTER SEMESTER (begins January 21, 2014)

Art and Craft of Biblical Preaching PW 538 Lyle Buyer Semester  Taylor  3  Winter
Biblical Theology
of Luke-Acts
NT 520 J K Semester  Taylor   3  Winter
Educational Task of the Church, The CE 532  Joyce Bellous Semester  Taylor   3  Winter
Christian Encounter
with World Religions
WR 523 Joost Pikkert Online  Online   3  Winter
Christian Worldview TH 534  Randal Rauser Semester  Taylor   3  Winter
Church History Since 1500 CH 422  Randal Rauser Online Online   3  Winter
Essentials of Pastoral Care SF 513  Len Thompson  Semester  Taylor   3  Winter
Integral Mission MI 432  Allan Effa  Online Online  3  Winter
Internships FE 442-446 Willy Muller  Online  Online   1  Winter
MA Research Paper  MA 652 Allan Effa  Online Taylor   3  Winter
NT Introduction Syd Page Semester  Taylor   3  Mar 31 - Apr 4
Pentecostal History FE 442-446  V J Semester Taylor  3  Winter
PR 442, 443, 444 and ICS Internships Allan Effa Online Online  1  Winter
Spiritual Formation PT 540 Allan Effa Semester  Taylor   3  Mar 30 - Apr 4
Systematic Theology II TH 532 Randal Rauser Semester Taylor 3  Winter
             
SPRING SESSION, May 4 - May 29, 2014

(For the purposes of Student Financial Aid, Intersession is considered to be part of the Winter Semester.)

Applied Linguistics  TSL 411 TBA Mod/Hybrid  Edmonton 3 May 4-8 
Applied Linguistics II TSL 413 TBA Mod/Hybrid Edmonton 3 May 19-22
Christian Ethics TH 526 David Williams Mod/Hybrid Edmonton 3 May 5-9
Essentials of Christian Leadership PL 633 Jim Leverette Mod/Hybrid Edmonton 3 May 12-16
Global Mission Tour  MI 546 Allan Effa  Mod/Hybrid  Spain May 11-25
Methods and Materials TSL 414 TBA Mod/Hybrid  Edmonton  May 25-29
Practicum I & II TSL 415 & 416 TBA Mod/Hybrid  Edmonton  1 (415) 2 (416)  June-July 
Second Language Acquisition TSL 412  TBA Mod/Hybrid  Edmonton  May 11-15 
             
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