Here you'll find information on choosing courses, pricing, credit versus audit courses, and how our course numbering and enrollment system works.
Tips on Choosing Courses
Here are a few resources to help you choose your courses:
- Consult Regent’s Program Requirements page to make sure you know what courses you need to graduate
Review our policies on course loads, withdrawals, and extensions
- If the courses for the upcoming semester haven't been posted to the course search, you will find the tentative course list on the Course Schedules page
- Need to speak to someone? Contact the Academic Advisor at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Distance Education Courses
Distance Education courses offer you flexibility in your study schedule and allow you to integrate your learning within the context of your own vocation. Visit our Distance Education page for more details.View Distance Education Courses
Please note that effective Fall 2014, the for-credit tuition rate will be $460. The cost of auditing courses will remain $308 per audit hour.
|Audit Hours||Cost 2013–2014||Cost 2014–2015|
|1 audit hour||$300||$308|
|2 audit hours||$600||$616|
|3 audit hours||$900||$924|
|Credit Hours||Cost 2013–2014||
|1 credit hour||$450||$460|
|2 credit hours||$900||$920|
|3 credit hours||$1350||$1380|
Taking a course for credit means you will complete all assignments and be graded. You can use these credits towards a diploma or degree.
Taking a course for audit means you will attend the class for personal enrichment only. You do not need to complete the assignments, and you will not be graded. We do recommend, however, that you complete the assigned readings so that you can benefit the most from the class lectures and discussions.
Most Fall and Winter courses are offered for 3 credit hours. Spring and Summer Session courses are typically offered for 1, 2, or 3 credit hours depending on their length. For example, one-week courses are normally 1 or 2 credit hours, and two-week courses are 2 or 3 credit hours. Some exceptions do apply, so you must check the specific course you're interested in for details.
The reason why courses are sometimes offered for a choice of credit hours is to give you more flexibility. If a course is offered for variable credit hours, you can choose to earn more or fewer credits, based on workload.
In some evening and weekend courses, at the discretion of the instructor, a 2-credit-hour option may also be offered.
Each credit hour corresponds to approximately 45 hours of work, in the form of class lectures, readings, and assignments.
4-letter abbreviation identifying the discipline (e.g., APPL for Applied Theology).
|500-level||basic introductory courses, some of which are prerequisite to higher level courses.|
|600-level||usually more advanced and focused than 500-level courses and generally assume the completion of some theological studies.|
|700-level||generally reserved for seminars, senior courses, and major projects in which a high level of independent work and methodological skill are assumed.|
Prerequisites, co-requisites, and courses recommended to be taken beforehand (if any) are indicated at the end of the course descriptions. If you lack a prerequisite for a course, you need the permission of the instructor to register. If you lack a recommended course, you will be permitted to register, but you should be prepared to do additional work in the course.
Enrollment in all courses is limited; most courses will be ﬁlled on a ﬁrst come, ﬁrst served basis. Enrollment in some courses is priority due to the nature of the course (e.g., seminars); a list of these priority enrollment courses will be published with the registration information prior to each term (in the "Files for Download" section of Course Schedules page). Priority in these courses will be given to those students who need them for their program.
Frequency of Course Offerings
Course offerings are determined year by year, based on the needs of the curriculum and the availability of faculty. Our courses are grouped in the following manner:
- core courses guaranteed to be offered each year since they are required in a program or a concentration
- elective courses that are offered regularly, although not necessarily every year
- courses offered through distance education
Courses and programs undergo regular review by the College and are therefore subject to revision. A detailed schedule of upcoming courses is published in advance of each term on the Course Schedules page. Every effort will be made to inform students ahead of time of curriculum changes; however, it is possible that some changes may be made about which it will not be possible to provide advance notice.