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 – Fall 2018

The Fall 2018 semester begins on Monday, August 27, 2018.

Application Deadlines*

Fall 2018: Monday, August 27, 2018

*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.


Fees for our courses available to audit are based on a rate of $100 per credit hour. Example, a 3-credit hour course will carry a fee of $300; a 1.5-credit hour course will carry a fee of $150.

Getting Started

Step 1
Read all appropriate information and 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:

Liam Hooper
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.

Apply to audit now.

Fall 2018

Course Number Course Name Instructor Schedule Fee
BIB 633 The Book of Psalms: Poetry and Spirituality Ettin, Andrew Tuesday/Thursday, 2:00 – 3:15pm $300
BIB 638 Trauma and Resilience in the Care of Individuals and Groups Jensen, Mark Tuesday/Thursday, 8:00 – 9:15am $300
BIB 790A Food and Faith in the World of the Hebrew People Pace, Leann Fridays, 9:00 – 11:30am $300
MIN 513 Introduction to Congregational Budgeting and Finance Gambill, Chris Weekend Course Friday, September 7 (2:30 – 9:30pm) and Saturday, September 8 (8:30am – 4:30pm) $100
MIN 521A Philosophy and Practice of Youth Ministry Kennett, Beth Fridays, 9:00 – 11:30am (September 7 – November 16 only) $150
MIN 565 Watershed Discipleship Taylor, Stuart Thursdays, 5:00 – 7:30pm $300
MIN 629 Religious Leadership in Nonprofit Organizations Senior, John and Virgil, Steve Wednesdays, 6:00 – 8:30pm $300
MIN 648 History and Polity of the Episcopal Church Taylor, Porter Tuesday/Thursday, 12:30 – 1:45pm $300
SPI 677 Embodied Spirituality Copeland, Christopher Weekend Course: Friday, September 14 (2:30 – 9:30pm) and Saturday, September 15 (8:30am – 4:30pm) $100
THS 670 Classics in Contemplative Theology Canzona, Josh Tuesday/Thursday, 2:00 – 3:15pm $300
THS 790B Augustine in Context Estrada, Erik Wednesdays, 3:30 – 6:00pm $300
THS 790D Theological and Artistic Reflections on the Holocaust Dresser, Karen Mondays, 5:30 – 8:00pm $300
POI = Permission of Instructor; PRE = Prerequisite
Selected course descriptions »


Interested in a course not listed?

You can view complete course schedules here under “Course Schedules”. Other courses offered this term may be audited by special request. Please contact Liam Hooper, 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 Maya Angelou Hall, Suite 001 (building 38 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.


Liam Hooper
Administrative Coordinator for Academic Affairs  |  336.758.4157