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ONLINE ADD/DROP POLICY

Students can add and drop courses within the open registration period before courses begin. After the first day of class,

students must submit a

Petition to Add or Drop a Class

form and email it to their advisor or to

tmuonline@masters.edu .

The session drop dates will be as follows:

Online Courses Dropped

Refund Given Grade Given

By the Tuesday of the second week

100%

No grade will be given

By the Tuesday of the third week

75%

W

By the Tuesday of the fourth week

50%

W

By the Tuesday of the fifth week

25%

W

After the Tuesday of the fifth week

0%

W

After the Tuesday of the sixth week until the end of the course 0%

F

Adds:

Due to the accelerated pace of online courses, requests to add a course after Thursday of the first week of the classes

will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

Drops:

The student is responsible for submitting the add/drop form to their advisor. The add/drop will be effective based on

the time-stamp of the email received by their advisor.

AUDITING ONLINE CLASSES

Audit (AUD). Audit students are those who receive no credit but wish to view lectures in a course without any

responsibility to take examinations, participate in discussion boards, complete homework and papers, or be evaluated.

Audit registration will appear on the student’s record but will not be included in computing a full-time academic load.

Audit-only students must submit an application for admission and pastor recommendation to the Office of Admissions.

Financial Aid

In order to be eligible to be considered for federal and state financial aid, an individual must be a high school graduate

and be enrolled as a degree-seeking student at the University. Any prospective TMU Online student wishing to apply

for financial assistance should contact an enrollment counselor who will provide all necessary applications and

counseling to complete the application. The University’s online degree programs are accredited and offered during three

semesters per year. Consequently, the following financial aid options may be available to the student depending on his

or her qualifications:

1.

Federal Pell Grants

2.

Federal Family Educational Loan Program

3.

Veterans Benefits

4.

Employer Tuition Reimbursement (undergraduate degree programs only)

BACHELOR OF ARTS IN BIBLICAL

COUNSELING (ONLINE)

This program is designed to equip individuals with the

principles and procedures of biblical counseling in order

to further prepare them for service in their local church.

Grounded in the Word of God and aimed at building up

the saints, this course of study emphasizes the sufficiency

of God’s Word to meet the needs of everyday life. The

goal of the program to be able to train the whole person.

The courses will be designed to include the academic

content, skills, and purposeful character development

necessary to enable an individual to become a wise, loving

counselor to fellow believers within a church-related

context. Students will be prepared for the Association of

Certified Biblical Counselors (ACBC) exam and to move

toward certification

Biblical Counseling (Online) Major Requirements

Courses are listed in the order in which they are intended to be taken.

BC310

Foundations of Biblical Study....................................3

B340

Biblical Interpretation.................................................3

BC300

Introduction to Biblical Counseling..........................3

BL305

Elementary Greek I.....................................................3

BL306

Elementary Greek II....................................................3

BL307

Elementary Greek III..................................................3