Calvary Bible College

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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 Fall 2019

Course Dates

August 26th- December 15th

  •  Registration Opens- August 12th

  •  Add/Drop Date- December 15th

Online Spring 2020

Course Dates

February 3rd- May 24th

  •  Registration Opens- January 12th

  •  Add/Drop Date-February 10th

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 Fall 1 2019

Course Dates

August 26th- October 20th

  •  Registration Opens- August 12th

  •  Add/Drop Date- September 2nd

Online Fall 2 2019

Course Dates

October 21st- December 15th

  •  Registration Opens- August 12th

  •  Add/Drop Date-October 28th

Online Spring 1 2020

Course Dates

February 3rd-March 29th

  •  Registration Opens- January 12th

  •  Add/Drop Date- February 10th

Online Spring 2 2020

Course Dates

March 30th- May 24th

  •  Registration Opens- January 12th

  •  Add/Drop Date- April 6th

“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.

September 2019

Course Dates

September 2nd-December 31st

  •  Registration Opens- August 19th

  •  Course is Viewable- September 1st

  •  Add/Drop Date- September 9th

October 2019

Course Dates

October 7th-January 31st

  •  Registration Opens- September 23rd

  •  Course is Viewable- October 1st

  •  Add/Drop Date- October 14th

November 2019

Course Dates

November 4th-February 29th

  •  Registration Opens- October 21st

  •  Course is Viewable- November 1st

  •  Add/Drop Date- November 11th

December 2019

Course Dates

December 2nd-March 31st

  •  Registration Opens- November 18th

  •  Course is Viewable- December 1st

  •  Add/Drop Date- December 9th

February 2020

Course Dates

February 3-May 31st

  •  Registration Opens- January 20th

  •  Course is Viewable- February 1st

  •  Add/Drop Date- February 10th

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.

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.)


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