Online Courses & Registration

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There are three delivery methods for online courses: 16-Week Online and General Education Courses,  8-Week Accelerated Courses, and “Legacy” Directed Study (DS) Courses. 

Registration & Start Dates

Below are the registration dates for all upcoming terms through the spring of 2020. When a registration period is open, students will see a notification banner on their Populi homepage. Clicking on the link will take you to the registration page. If you have any questions during the registration process we are here to help! Please reach out to us by emailing or calling 951.696.5944, and ask for Bethany.

16-Week Online and General Education Courses

Registration for each term begins two Mondays before the start date. 

Online Spring 2020

Course Dates
February 3rd- May 24th
  • Registration Opens- January 13th
  • Add/Drop Date-February 10th

Online Summer 2020

Course Dates
June 1st-August 17th
  • Registration Opens- May 18th
  • Add/Drop Date- June 8th

Online Fall 2020

Course Dates
  • Registration Opens- TBA
  • Add/Drop Date- TBA

8-Week Accelerated Courses

8-Week Accelerated courses will be offered two times (back-to-back) in the fall and spring terms, and once during the summer term.

Online Spring 1 2020

Course Dates
February 3rd-March 29th
  • Registration Opens- January 13th
  • Add/Drop Date- February 10th

Online Spring 2 2020

Course Dates
March 30th- May 24th
  • Registration Opens- January 13th
  • Add/Drop Date- April 6th

Online Summer 2020

Course Dates
June 22nd-August 16th
  • Registration Opens- June 15th
  • Add/Drop Date- June 29th

“Legacy” Directed Study (DS) Courses

Registration for each term begins two Mondays before the start date. Content is accessible for viewing on the first of the month, but the official start date (when teachers become active) is the first Monday of each month (unless affected by a national holiday). Courses are 16 weeks long. (There is no January 2020 enrollment.

February 2020

Course Dates
February 3rd-May 31st
  • Registration Opens- January 13th
  • Course is Viewable- February 1st
  • Add/Drop Date- February 10th

March 2020

Course Dates
March 2nd-June 30th
  • Registration Opens- February 17th
  • Course is Viewable- March 1st
  • Add/Drop Date- March 9th

April 2020

Course Dates
April 6th-July 31st
  • Registration Opens- March 23rd
  • Course is Viewable- April 1st
  • Add/Drop Date- April 13th

May 2020

Course Dates
May 4th-August 31st
  • Registration Opens- April 20th
  • Course is Viewable- May 1st
  • Add/Drop Date- May 11th

June 2020

Course Dates
June 1st-September 30th
  • Registration Opens- May 18th
  • Course is Viewable- June 1st
  • Add/Drop Date- June 8th

July 2020

Course Dates
July 6th-October 31st
  • Registration Opens- June 22nd
  • Course is Viewable- July 1st
  • Add/Drop Date- July 13th

Courses Offered

This is the current list of courses offered through Online Learning. Please view the Graduation Worksheet for specific degree requirements. Once your application has been accepted, you will be able to register online  for courses through Populi.

If you have questions about your application, please contact our Admissions department

After your application has been accepted, please contact our Online Learning office for registration questions.

16-Week General Education Courses

Bible Survey Courses

*Bible Survey Courses are offered during the 16-week online terms. 

OT301 Old Testament Survey I (3 cr.)

OT302 Old Testament Survey II (3 cr.)

NT301 New Testament Survey I (3 cr.)

NT302 New Testament Survey II (3 cr.)

Practical Christian Ministry

*Practical Christian Ministry courses are offered during the “Legacy” Directed Study terms. 

CM199 Practical Christian Ministry I (1 cr. or 2 cr.)

CM199 Practical Christian Ministry II (1 cr. or 2 cr.)

CM199 Practical Christian Ministry III (1 cr. or 2 cr.)

CM199 Practical Christian Ministry IV (1 cr. or 2 cr.)

“Legacy” Directed Study (DS)

Bible Courses

OT310 Genesis (3 cr.)

OT311 Exodus (2 cr.)

OT312 Leviticus (2 cr.)

OT313 Numbers (2 cr.)

OT314 Deuteronomy (2 cr.)

OT315 Joshua (2 cr.)

OT316 Judges (2 cr.)

OT361 Ruth & Esther (2 cr.)

OT372 I & II Samuel (2 cr.)

OT362 I & II Kings (2 cr.)

OT402 I & II Chronicles (2 cr.)

OT374 Ezra & Nehemiah (2 cr.)

OT327 Job (2 cr.)

OT328 Psalms (3 cr.)

OT329 Proverbs (2 cr.)

OT370 Ecclesiastes and Song of Solomon (2 cr.)

OT332 Isaiah (3 cr.)

OT333 Jeremiah (2 cr.)

OT337 Ezekiel (2 cr.)

OT336 Daniel (1 cr.)

OT359 Minor Prophets (2 cr.)

NT351 Matthew (2 cr.)

NT352 Mark (2 cr.)

NT353 Luke (3 cr.)

NT354 John (3 cr.)

NT355 Acts (3 cr.)

NT356 Romans (3 cr.)

NT357 I Corinthians (3 cr.)

NT358 II Corinthians (2 cr.)

NT359 Galatians (2 cr.)

NT360 Ephesians (3 cr.)

NT361 Philippians (2 cr.)

NT362 Colossians (2 cr.)

NT397 I & II Thessalonians  (2 cr.)

NT410 Pastoral Epistles & Philemon  (2 cr.)

NT369 Hebrews  (2 cr.)

NT370 James  (2 cr.)

NT399 I & II Peter  (2 cr.)

NT391 Epistles of John  (2 cr.)

NT376 Jude  (1 cr.)

NT377 Revelation (3 cr.)

NT412 The Life of Christ (3 cr.)

Elective & Core Courses

BC301 Biblical Counseling (2 cr.)

CH301 Church History (2 cr.)

CH305 Women in Church History (2 cr.)

CH321 Missionary Biographies (2 cr.)

CL301 Christian Living (2 cr.)

CL305 Growing in Grace (2 cr.)

CL329 Disciplines of a Godly Woman (1 cr.)

CL335 Marriage Talks (2 cr.)

CM305 Pastoral Ministry (2 cr.)

CM329 Children’s Ministry (2 cr.)

CM361 Youth Ministry (2 cr.)

CM365 Prison Ministry (2 cr.)

ET301 Christian Ethics (2 cr.)

EV301 Evangelism (2 cr.)

MI301 Missions (2 cr.)

MI331 Church Planting (2 cr.)

PT327 Homiletics (2 cr.)

TH310 Theology (2 cr.)

TH311 History of Redemption (2 cr.)

TH337 Science & the Bible (2 cr.)

TH348 Bibliology & Archaeology (2 cr.)

TH365 Apologetic Evangelism (2 cr.)

TH381 Introduction to the Cults (2 cr.)

TH387 Cults & World Religions (2 cr.)

TH391 Introduction to Islam (2 cr.)

TH401 Hermeneutics (2 cr.)

TH416 Bible Study Methods (2 cr.)

WO327 Worship Leadership (2 cr.)


Frequently Asked Questions

Students should anticipate spending 2.5 hours per week per credit on coursework. For a 2 credit course this would be an average of 5 hours per week. For a 3 credit course this would average 7.5 hours per week. 

Consider pursuing one of our degree concentrations if you want to have a focus for your studies without committing to a full degree program.

Completion times greatly depend on your chosen program, how many credits you take per term and the amount of transfer credits you may have. We offer various start dates throughout the year allowing students to tailor their programs to fit their schedule. 

16-Week Online and 8-Week Accelerated courses have weekly due dates for assignments. Assignments may require interaction with your instructor and fellow students requiring your participation at specific times. These dates are communicated at the beginning of the course and are based on Pacific Standard Time (PST). 

“Legacy” Directed Study courses are primarily self paced. They may require weekly due dates for assignments but will not require specific login times.  

Terms begin throughout the year to benefit various schedules. View the Registration Dates to learn more. 

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