Audit a Course

The School of Divinity welcomes clergy, lay leaders, alumni, community members, those seeking theological enrichment, and others interested in general continuing education opportunities to audit selected courses during the fall and spring semesters.

Getting Started

Step 1
Choose the course(s) from the list below you’d like to audit.

Step 2
Complete the application to audit »

Step 3
You will receive an email confirmation once your application has been received.

Step 4
Pay your course registration fees via check or money order, made payable to WFU School of Divinity, and send to:

Susan Robinson
Administrative Coordinator for Academic Affairs
Wake Forest University School of Divinity
P.O. Box 7719
Winston-Salem NC 27109

Step 5
You will receive confirmation of your registration once payment has been received.


Courses Available to Audit – Spring 2017

Full term Spring 2017 classes begin Monday, January 10 and run through Wednesday, April 26.

Weekend Courses meet on a specific weekend (see schedule below) on Fridays from 2:30 – 9:30 p.m. and Saturdays from 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. (unless otherwise noted).

Application Deadlines*

  • Preferred Application Deadline for Full Term Courses: Monday, December 19, 2016
  • Preferred Application Deadline for Weekend Courses: Monday, January 9, 2017

*Did you miss a deadline? Email us about your interest and we’ll let you know of course availability.


Course Number Course Name Instructor Schedule Fee
BIB 790A Conflicts in New Testament & Early Christianity Soyars, Jonathan Mondays, 5:00 – 7:30 p.m. $270.00
BIB 790B Preserving Religious and Cultural Heritage as Part of Pastoral Calling Pace, Leann Mondays and Wednesdays, 9:30 – 10:45 a.m. $270
BIB 790C Lexical Greek Mbuvi, Andrew Fridays, 11:00 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. (beginning January 27) $90
HIS 502 History of Christianity II Leonard, Bill Tuesdays and Thursdays, 2:00 – 3:15 p.m. $270
HIS 668 Religions of Africa Mugabe, Henry Fridays, 9:00 – 11:30 a.m. $270
HIS 790A Augustine in Context Estrada, Erik Mondays and Wednesdays, 2:00 – 3:15 p.m. $270
MIN 641 Presbyterian Polity, Congregational Leadership, and Reformed Theology Harris, Randy Mondays, 3:30 – 5:30 p.m. $180
MIN 790A Gender, Psychology, and Pastoral Care Coble, Richard Mondays and Wednesdays, 12:30 – 1:45 p.m. $270
MIN 790B Pastoral Care: Death and Grief Boyd, Marsha Foster Weekend Course: February 17 – 18, 2017 $90
MIN 790C Faithful Organizing for Community Empowerment Parajón, David & Parajón, Laura Weekend Course: March 17 – 18, 2017 $90
MIN 790D Watershed Discipleship Taylor, J. Stuart Thursdays, 5:00 – 7:30 p.m. $270
MIN 790E Prison Ministry Menhinick, Mark Weekend Course: January 27 – 28, February 10 – 11, and March 24 – 25, 2017 $270
MIN 790F Worship: Multicultural and Emergent Yang, Sunggu Tuesdays and Thursdays, 12:30 – 1:45 p.m. $270
SPI 711 Spirituality of the Enneagram Copeland, Christopher Tuesdays and Thursdays, 3:30 – 4:45 p.m. $270
SPI 790A An Introduction to Jewish Spirituality and Ecology Sadeh, Shamu January 20 – 21 $90
THS 501 Christian Theology Gandolfo, Elizabeth Tuesdays and Thursdays, 9:30 – 10:45 a.m. $270
THS 790A Salvation and Wellbeing Elistratov, Ruslan Mondays and Wednesdays, 3:30 – 4:45 p.m. $270
POI = Permission of Instructor; PRE = Prerequisite
Selected course descriptions »


Interested in a course not listed?

You can view complete course schedules here. Other courses offered this term may be audited by special request. Please contact Susan Robinson, Administrative Coordinator for Academic Affairs, for availability.

Next Steps

Wake Forest Email, etc.
After your payment has been received, you will receive an email notification to the email address provided on your application with instructions on claiming your Deacnet Account online.Your Deacnet username and password is your gateway to all campus electronic resources like your WFU Google Mail, WIN (Wake Information Network), DEAC (Deacon Electronic Account Center), Research Databases through the ZSR Library, etc. Please follow all instructions and complete each step required in order to setup your WFU username and password. Please make note of the your username, password, and other pertinent information before completing the account claim process.

Once you receive confirmation that you have been enrolled in the courses, check to see which books may be required for you to purchase. You can search for books on The Wake Forest University Bookstore website by inputting the required information for each course you have registered for. Comparison tools for pricing are also available.

On-Campus Parking
As an auditor you must register your vehicle with the Parking Office.  Traffic Rules and Regulations state in Article I, Section 15, Motor Vehicle Registration: “Anyone auditing a class at Wake Forest University needs to register their vehicle, no matter what the duration or length of the class may be. Class auditors parking on campus during the hours of 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. may purchase a semester hang tag.”  The Parking & Transportation Office is located in Alumni Hall (building 26B on this campus map).  You can access their website for more information or contact them at 336.758.PARK.

Student ID (Optional)
Obtain your Deacon OneCard (Student ID). The Deacon OneCard is the official Wake Forest University identification card used by all faculty, staff and students. The Deacon OneCard has many functions including identification, library privileges, Deacon OneCard account access, card access and event admission on campus. The Deacon OneCard Office is located in Alumni Hall, Room 131 (building 26B on this campus map).

As an auditor you can request an official transcript from Wake Forest University as record of you auditing the course. You will not be assigned a grade; the transcript will indicate “AU” (Auditor). If you are seeking course credit, you will need to be admitted as an exploratory, non-degree student to the School of Divinity. For more information on admissions, contact the Office of Admissions at or 336.758.3748.



Susan Robinson
Administrative Coordinator for Academic Affairs  |  336.758.4157