The Upper Midwest Extension Course of Study School is designed for part-time local pastors from Iowa and the upper Midwest. The school is part of the Course of Study system of The United Methodist Church, and operates under the sponsorship of the regional course of study school at Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary in Evanston, Illinois. Licensed local pastors who are appointed to serve part-time are eligible to enroll. Classes will be held on two weekends, spring and fall, with 4–6 weeks between class sessions. Advance assignments are a part of every course. Students will arrange their own housing in local motels. Meals are available in nearby restaurants and in the Morningside cafeteria when the college is in session. Follow these links for directions to the Morningside campus and a campus map. Classes are held in the Robert M. Lincoln Center on campus. Tuition is $275 per course. Questions about the Extension Course of Study School can be directed to the registrar, Rev. Carl Phillips, 712 370-7963; firstname.lastname@example.org and the Director Dennis Tevis, 319 572-1940.
Fall 2014 Course Offerings
COS 113 – Pastoral Care for Spiritual Formation
COS 212 – Theological Heritage: Early and Medieval
COS 311 – New Testament I
COS 411 – Hebrew Bible II
September 12, 6:00-9:30 p.m.
September 13, 8:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m.
October 17, 6:00-9:30 p.m.
October 18, 8:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m.
Registration Deadline is August 1, 2014.
Spring 2015 Course Offerings
COS 124 –Transformative Leadership
COS 221 – Bible I
COS 312 –Theological Heritage III Medieval- Reformation
COS 422 -Theological Heritage IV Wesleyan Movement
March 6, 6:00-9:30p.m.
March 7, 8:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m.
April, 6:00-9:30 p.m. *(date pending)*
April 2, 8:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m.
Registration Deadline is January 24, 2015.