Registration Form, ThM/PhD - New Students Only

 Fall 2012

 Registration Instructions:

  1. 5.2.1.a Annual Notification of Rights under FERPA information.
  2. Compare your Unofficial Transcript (in self-service) with the Degree Completion Worksheet for your degree program and the catalog section of your degree program. 
  3. Complete sections 1-2 and 5-7.
  4. Submit this completed form during your registration appointment. (You should have signed up for a registration appointment during New Student Orientation.)

Section 1

Full Name: _______________________________________________  Student ID:________________________

Full Mailing Address: __________________________________________________________________________

WTS Email:**  Phone (primary contact):_______________________

Program/Emphasis (check what applies):

_____  ThM - Biblical Studies _____  OT _____  NT  
_____  ThM - Theological Studies _____  AP _____  CH _____  ST
_____  PhD - Hermeneutical & Biblical Interpretation     _____  OT _____  NT  
_____  PhD - Historical & Theological Studies _____  AP 
_____  CH _____  ST


Section 2 - Westminster Courses  (please see Section 7 notes)

Fall 2012 Schedule


Updated as of September 5th,2012

AP 733Christianity & the Arts18:30-10:25 amThCraigEdgar
AP 903Cultural Analysis12:05-4:00 pmThCraigEdgar
CH 883The Life & Thought of Francis Turretin111:05-1:00 pmT6/DillardJue
NT 7711 Peter18:30-10:25 amThYoungKeene
NT 791Readngs in Lit of Post-Bibl Judaism, Pt1112:00-12:01 amDirect Rdg Beale
NT 921Readings in N.T. Intro & Theol112:01-12:02 amDirect Rdg Crowe
NT 941N.T. Use of the O.T.18:30-10:25 amTCraigBeale
OT 751Ugaritic I111:05-1:00 pmT5Green
OT 773Explorations in Biblical Hebrew Poetry12:05-4:00 pmThYoungKelly
OT 931The Book of Isaiah12:05-4:00 pmT4Fantuzzo
OT 981Readings in O.T. Intro & Theol112:00-12:01 amDirect Rdg Kelly
PT 421PTheological Biblio & Research Method 4:05-5:00 pmTCraigFinlayson
ST 781The Theology of Romans111:05-1:00 pmThCraigTipton
ST 901The Trinitarian Theol of CorneliusVanTil12:05-4:00 pmTCraigTipton

Advisor Approval (Required of all PhD/ThM students taking Westminster Courses)

 _______________ ________________________________________________  _______________
Advisor Initials Advisor Signature Date

Section 3 - Independent Study Course(s)Students wishing to take an independent study course must submit an Independent Study Request form to the Registrar's Office during the Registration period. 

Section 4 - External Course(s): (PhD - Historical & Theological students only)

Course(s) to be taken at another accredited seminary or university.  Student must submit an External Course Request form. 

Section 5 - Expected Graduation Year:   I expect to graduate in May 20_____.

Section 6 - Student Privacy Rights

I have read the Annual Notification of Privacy Rights under FERPA.   Yes _____     No _____

I am submitting a Request to Withhold Directory Information.            Yes _____     No _____

Student's Signature:__________________________________________   Date:____________________ 

Section 7 - Other Information:

(Please check all that apply.)
_____  I am a J1/F1 VISA student (Please see note 2 below).
_____  I have been awarded a Westminster Scholarship.

_____  I have applied/will apply for a loan for the upcoming semester.


  1. Check all course descriptions for limitations.
  2. International Students on VISA must be full time:  During coursework phase, full time is defined as three courses per semester.  After coursework phase, full time is defined as the first semester after all coursework is completed through the sixth year in the program (PhD) and the first semester after all coursework is completed through the second year in program (ThM).  Per the catalog, if the student has transferred from the ThM to the PhD or from the PhD to the ThM, the date of the student's matriculation into the initial program will be used to determine the number of years in the program. (See Sections 6.8.2.f and 6.11.3.a of the 2012-2013 catalog.)

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