Current Schedule


Fall Semester 2018 Schedule

September 4 – December 14

Registrations/Tuition due by September 7 – Drop/Add Period Ends September 14

 Fall Break is October 8-12 / Thanksgiving Holiday is November 21-23

No classes December 5-7 for the Briarwood Walk Through Nativity

This schedule is subject to change.
NOTE: All courses are two credit hours unless otherwise noted.

Fall Registration Form


Fall Intensive Course:
Reformation and Modern Church History
Dr. Chris Peters
November 1-3, 2018

Register Here in one easy step

(or fill out the paper fall registration form linked above.)



Briarwood Presbyterian Church (Unless otherwise noted)

Fall Semester Schedule Click on course title for syllabus:  Syllabi are posted as they are received

OT1021 Old Testament I (Genesis-Ruth) * Rev. Kuna Griggs Mon 6:00-8:00am A201
BC7501 Introduction to Biblical Counseling (1) Dr. Howard Eyrich Mon 5:30-7:30pm A201 V/C
NT2011 Beginning Greek I Mr. Bruce Horsley Mon 5:30-7:30pm A202
ST3526 Systematic Theology I (Study of God) Dr. Jeff Lowman Mon 5:30-7:30pm A209
DM9120 Research & Design Dr. Thad James, Jr. Mon 5:30-8:30pm V/C
AP8521 Introduction to Apologetics Dr. Matt Burford Mon 7:30-9:30pm A201 V/C
PT5712 Pedagogy in Christian Education Dr. Dave Matthews Mon 7:30-9:30pm A202
PT5523 Ministry of the Word I (2) Dr. Jeff Lowman Mon 7:30-9:30pm A209
PT5621 Conflict Resolution in the Church Rev. Kuna Griggs Tue 5:30-7:30pm A201 V/C
BC7622 Biblical Approach to Addictions Dr. Larry Dozier Tue 5:30-7:30pm A202 V/C
OT1526 Old Testament History & Theology Rev. George Shamblin Tue 5:30-7:30pm A209
BC7505 Advanced Biblical Counseling (1) Dr. Lou Priolo Tue 6:15-8:35pm VBC  (3)
NT2022 New Testament I (Gospels -Acts) * Dr. Richard Trucks Tue 7:30-9:30pm A201 V/C
BC7606 Using the Bible in Counseling (4) Dr. Larry Dozier Tue 7:30-9:30pm A202
AP8531` World Religions Rev. Clete Hux Tue 7:30-9:30pm A209
NT2011 Beginning Greek I Mr. Bill Stroup Wed 6:00-8:00am A201
OT1021 Old Testament I (Genesis-Ruth)* Dr. Frank Barker Wed 5:30-7:30pm W203
OT8791 Temple Symbolism and Christ in the Old Testament (5) Dr. Reeder & Guest Profs. Wed 6:30-8:30pm A201
BC7502 Counseling in the Local Church I Dr. Steve Cloud Wed 6:30-8:30pm A209
PT5637 Personal Evangelism (6) Dr. Barker/Rev. Allison Wed 6:30-9:30pm G101B
ST3528 Systematic Theology III (Christology) Rev. Robert Alexander Thu 9:00-11:00am A201
PT5523 Ministry of the Word I (2) Dr. Michael Reese Thu 9:00-11:00am A209
PT5631 Theology & Practice of Church Administration Dr. Jay Haley Thu 5:30-7:30pm A201 V/C
PT7802 Clinical Research Development (7) Dr. Thad James, Jr. Thu 5:30-7:30pm A202
PT5527 Communications Dr. Jim Maples Thu 5:30-7:30pm A209
PT5710 Discipleship Dr. Jay Haley Thu 7:30-9:30pm A201 V/C
HT4528 Early & Medieval Church History Dr. Jim Maples Thu 7:30-9:30pm A209 V/C
NT2022 New Testament I (Gospels-Acts) * Rev. Mike Jones Fri 6:00-8:00am A201
LOGOS Logos Bible Training Software Seminar (8) Dr. Thad James, Jr. Sat. 9/22 8:30am-12:30pm A201

(1) BC7501 Intro to Biblical Counseling is a prerequisite for all Counseling courses except BC7630 Marriage & Family and BC7502 Counseling in the Local Church I.
(2) PT55223 Ministry of the Word I is interchangeable with PT5722 Expository Preaching I
(3) VBC: Valleydale Baptist Church* 2324 Valleydale Road Birmingham 35244 class will begin *September 4 and end November 13 (*Dates were changed and updated on 8/2/18).
(4) ST3550 Bible Interpretation is a prerequisite for BC7606 Using the Bible in Counseling
(5) OT8791 is offered as a tuition-free class for new studentrs or students who have been inactive for two-years or more. Please contact the seminary office for details.
(6) PT5537 Personal Evangelsim – Seminary students must also register with the Briarwood Evangelism Ministry contact or 205-776-5301
(7) All Master of Arts in Ministry and Master of Arts in Apologetics students seeking to graduate in May 2019 are required to take PT7802 Clinical Research Development.
(8) Logos Bible Software Training Seminar – free to BTS students and graduates – must register in advance – Must have Logos Software loaded on laptop to participate.

VC: These courses are offered via video conference to extension campus and distance education students living outside of the Birmingham area. Space is limited and $25 video conference fee applies.  For more information on video conference, please see the Summer Newsletter or contact our office. We are pleased to offer this easy to use service to extend our classroom experience and course offerings.

* Old Testament I-III, New Testament I-II and Systematic Theology I-VI do not need to be taken in any particular order.

Calhoun County Extension Campus

Meets at Anniston Bible Church: 320 Coleman Rd., Anniston, AL 36207

OT1511 Beginning Hebrew I Dr. Stephen Schrader Mon 5:30-7:30pm
AP8532 Contemporary Cults Dr. Vic Minish Mon 7:30-9:30pm
BC7501 Introduction to Biblical Counseling Rev. Brown & St. John Thu 5:30-7:30pm

Demopolis Extension Campus

Meets at Christian Chapel Baptist Church:  500 W. Decatur St. 36723

PT5527 Communications Rev. Major Burrell Tues 5:30-7:30pm
PT5637 Personal Evangelism Rev. Major Burrell Tues 7:30-9:30pm
OT1021 Old Testament I (Genesis-Ruth) * Rev. Fred Moore Thu 5:30-7:30pm
NT2022 New Testament I (Gospels-Acts) * Rev. Fred Moore Thu 7:30-9:30pm

Dothan Extension Campus

Meets at Westwood Presbyterian Church (WPC): 5480 W. Main

Dothan Community Church (DCC): 4390 Westgate 36303

ST3511 Survey of Systematic Theology Dr. Todd Baucum Tue 5:30-7:30pm WPC
OT1021 Old Testament I (Genesis-Ruth) * Dr. Todd Baucum Tue 7:30-9:30pm WPC
PT5527 Communications I Dr. Charles Lewis Thu 5:30-7:30pm DCC
PT5637 Personal Evangelism Dr. Charles Lewis Thu 7:30-9:30pm DCC

Huntsville Extension Campus

Meets at Westminster Presbyterian Church: 5744 Oakwood Rd NW, Huntsville, AL

NT2022 New Testament I* Dr. Blair Waddell Thu 5:30-7:30pm

Montgomery Extension Campus

Meets at Young Meadows Presbyterian Church: 5780 Vaughn Rd. 36116

Trinity Presbyterian Church: 1728 Hull St.

ST3511 Survey of Systematic Theology Rev. Lee Bloodworth Mon 5:30-7:30pm
OT1021 Old Testament I (Genesis-Ruth)*  (9) Rev. Brannon Bowman Mon 7:30-9:30 pm YMPC
HT4528 Early & Medieval Church History Dr. Harrison Taylor Wed 5:30-7:30pm TPC
NT2022 New Testament I Mr. Douglas Stelzig Thu 7:30-9:30pm YMPC

(9) OT1021 in Montgomery is being offered tuition-free to new and returning inactive students. Returning inactive students are those who have not taken a class in 2 years or more. Contact the seminary office at 205-776-5356 for more information.

Tuscaloosa Extension Campus

No classes in Tuscaloosa this Fall. Students are encouraged to take a Video Conference or Distance Education Course.

Old Testament I-III, New Testament I-II, and Systematic Theology I-VI do not need to be taken in any particular order.