Course of Study

Training and educating local pastors to continue to lead in The United Methodist Church.

The Course of Study (COS) is a five-year program that offers training and education for people who are interested in becoming full or part-time local pastors in The United Methodist Church. Learn more about COS here.

The Western Jurisdiction Course of Study is the basic five-year theological education program of the General Board of Higher Education and Ministry taught by faculty from Claremont who are leaders in their field from across the Western Jurisdiction. Learn more about the theological courses of Course of Study by clicking here.

Below is the 2022 Corse of Study Schedule please contact Faith Conklin at faithconklin3@gmail.com if you have any questions.

Click here to register for COS.

Western Jurisdiction – COS Schedule 2022

Winter/Spring 2022


Session 1


Registration Deadline – December 15th, 2021

January 17th – February 10 (four weeks)


All classes are zoom from 5-7pm PST

ClassInstructorSchedule
222 Theo. II: Early ChurchDr. Catherine TuellTuesdays and Thursdays
521 Bible V: Acts & Epistles
Click here for pre-course assignments due Jan 14th
and syllabus
Rev. Mark KimTuesdays and Thursdays
Format: Synchronous Zoom 5:00pm-7:00pm PST plus 4 hours asynchronous online


Session 2
Registration Deadline – February 7th, 2022
March 7th – March 30th (four weeks)

All classes are zoom from 5-7pm PS

ClassInstructorSchedule
221 Bible II: TorahRev. Dr. Siliveinusi TiuetiTuesdays and Thursdays
323 Congregational CareRev. John FarleyMondays and Wednesdays
422 Theo. IV Wesleyan MovementRev. Dr. Jared MaddoxTuesdays and Thursdays
523 EvangelismRev. Nicole ReilleyMondays and Wednesdays
Format: Synchronous Zoom 5:00pm-7:00pm PST plus 4 hours asynchronous online

Session 3
Registration Deadline – April 4th, 2022
May 2nd – May 26 (four weeks)

Format: Synchronous Zoom 5:00pm – 7:00 pm (PST) plus 4 hours asynchronous online.

ClassInstructorSchedule
124 Transformative LeadershipBishop Dr. Grant HagiyaMondays and Wednesdays
224 Admin. & PolityRev. Dr. Cedrick BridgeforthTuesdays and Thursdays
321 Bible III: Gospels
Click here for pre-course assignments due April 29th and course syllabus
Rev. Mark KimTuesdays and Thursdays
421 Bible IV: Prophets & PsalmsRev. Dr. Siliveinusi TiuetiMondays and Wednesdays
Format: Synchronous Zoom 5:00pm-7:00pm PST plus 4 hours asynchronous online

The remaining classes in the Curriculum are planned for July, August, and October. These will be posted in April/May 2022.

Click here for the GBHEM website to see their offerings and register.

Further Information

Please feel free to contact us about any information you need or concerns you have.
Call or email Rev. Dr. Faith J. Conklin at  760-443-9664 or faithconklin3@gmail.com

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