Continuing Education: 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.


Courses Available to Audit – Spring 2018

The Spring 2018 semester begins on Wednesday, January 17, 2018.

Application Deadlines*

  • Preferred Application Deadline for Full Term Courses: Friday, January 12, 2018 (unless otherwise noted)

*Did you miss a deadline? Is there a course not listed you are interested in? Email us about your interest and we’ll let you know of course availability.

Course Number Course Name Instructor Schedule Fee
BIB 502 Elementary Hebrew II Dr. Clinton Moyer Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, 1:00 – 1:50 p.m. $270
BIB 596 New Testament Places and Spaces: Greece (View the itinerary and budget.) Dr. Katherine Shaner Travel: March 3-11, 2018; Other Class Meeting Times: TBA $270 + Travel Costs (estimated $3,500); $500 deposit due by Monday, November 27
BIB 612 Angels & Demons: From Ancient Texts to Postmodern Media Dr. Neal Walls and Rev. James Luck Thursdays, 5:00 – 7:30 p.m. $270
HIS 502 History of Early Christianity II Dr. Erik Estrada Mondays and Wednesdays, 9:30 – 10:45 a.m. $270
HIS 672 Interfaith in Winston-Salem: “What do they believe?” Engaging Religions Outside Your Tradition Dr. Leann Pace Fridays, 9:00 – 11:30 a.m. $270
MIN 693 History and Polity of the Christian Church: Disciples of Christ Rev. Bob Parvin Fridays, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. $180
MIN 790B The Christian Year: How the Church Seasons Inform Ministry Rt. Rev. Dr. G. Porter Taylor Tuesdays and Thursdays, 12:30 – 1:45 p.m. $270
MIN 790C Evangelism as Storytelling: How to Spread the Good News by Story Rt. Rev. Dr. G. Porter Taylor Weekend Course: Friday, February 16 (2:30 – 9:30 p.m.) and Saturday, February 17 (8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.) $90
MIN 790D Race and Reconciliation Dr. Shonda Jones Wednesdays, 3:30 – 4:45 p.m.; Saturday, March 24, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. $180
MIN 790E Transgender Affirmation in Congregations and Beyond Dr. Michelle Voss Roberts and Liam Hooper Weekend Course: Friday, January 26 (2:30 – 9:30 p.m.) and Saturday, January 27 (8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.)  $90
MIN 790F Enlivening the Church, Repairing the World: Two Case Studies in Agriculture, Food Justice, and Religious Leadership Fred Bahnson, Dr. Heber Brown III, and Rev. Anna Woofenden Weekend Course: Friday, February 9 (2:30 – 9:30 p.m.) and Saturday, February 10 (8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.)  $90
MIN 790G Fundamentals of Fundraising and Grant Writing Sheila Virgil Mondays from January 29 – February 26, 5:30 – 8:00 p.m.  $90
MIN 79oH Ministry at a Collegiate Setting Dr. Amy Rio  Tuesdays, 6:00 – 8:30 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 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

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.