Annual TEEM/Certificate course offerings

Fall Courses:

TM 021E Engaging the Gospels: Perspectives on Following Jesus
Dr. Troy Troftgruben
Online
**This course includes an additional 2 week mini unit on Revelation (TM001 Revelation Mini Unit, no extra tuition cost) which is required for TEEM students and optional for all other students.  You must register for TM001E separately if you want to take the mini unit.**
This course meets the New Testament 1 requirement for Wartburg’s TEEM program; meets New Testament requirement for Wartburg’s Certificate Programs.

TM 030E Introduction to the History of Christianity
Dr. Martin Lohrmann
Online
This course meets the Church History requirement for Wartburg’s TEEM program; meets the History requirement for Wartburg’s Certificate Programs.

TM 042E Systematics 2: God and the World in Christ: The Christian Narrative
[Instructor still to be determined]
Online
Systematics 1 and 2 can be taken in any order (although some students may find it easier to have taken Systematics 1 first). It is highly recommended that a Bible course is taken as a prerequisite. This course meets the Systematics 2 requirement for Wartburg’s TEEM program; meets the Theology requirement for Wartburg’s Certificate Programs.

TM 062W Preaching 2
Dr. Samuel Giere
Intensive (on-campus)
Students must have taken Preaching 1. This course meets the Preaching 2 requirement for Wartburg’s TEEM program; meets the Ministry Specialization requirement for Wartburg’s Certificate Programs.

TM 065W Foundations of Lutheran Worship
[Instructor still to be determined]
Intensive (on-campus)
This course meets the Worship requirement for Wartburg’s TEEM program and Wartburg’s Certificate Programs.


January Intensive Courses:

TM041W Systematics 1: Fundamentals of Christian Theology and God’s Mission in the 21st Century
Dr. Winston Persaud
Intensive (on-campus)
Systematics 1 and 2 can be taken in any order. This course meets the Systematic Theology 1 requirement for Wartburg’s TEEM program; meets the Theology requirement for Wartburg’s Certificate Programs.

TM 083W Pastoral Care in Context
Dr. Nathan Frambach
Intensive (on-campus)
This course meets the Pastoral Care requirement for Wartburg’s TEEM program and Wartburg’s Certificate Programs.

Spring Courses:

TM 022E Engaging the Epistles: Paul & the Pastoral Letters
Dr. Troy Troftgruben
Online
**This course includes an additional 2 week mini unit on General Letters (TM002E General Letters Mini Unit) which is required for TEEM students and optional for all other students. You must register for TM002E separately if you want to take the mini unit.**
This course meets the New Testament 2 requirement for Wartburg’s TEEM program; meets New Testament requirement for Wartburg’s Certificate Programs.

TM 035E Lutheran Confessions 
Dr. Martin Lohrmann
Online
This course meets the Lutheran Confessions and Mission requirement for Wartburg’s TEEM Program; meets the Confessions requirement for Wartburg’s Certificate Programs.

A Contextual Ministry Requirement Course
Online
Alternate years between Rural Ministry, Beyond Maintenance to Mission, and Emerging Church courses.


June Courses – Two Separate Weeks:
(Can take one or both intensive courses in each week, and can take courses in both weeks.)

WEEK 1 

TM011W Hebrew Bible 1
Dr. Ann Fritschel
Intensive
Hebrew Bible 1 and 2 can be taken in any order. This course meets the Hebrew Bible 1 requirement for Wartburg’s TEEM program; meets the Hebrew Bible requirement for Wartburg’s Certificate Programs.

TM061W Preaching 1
Dr. Samuel Giere
Intensive
Prerequisites for Preaching 1 include at least 1 Bible course or 1 Theology course (can be taken concurrent with Preaching 1). Preaching 1 must be taken before Preaching 2. This course meets the Preaching 1 requirement for Wartburg’s TEEM program; meets the Ministry Specialization requirement for Wartburg’s Certificate Programs.

WEEK 2 

TM070W The Church as Learning Community
(Instructor to be determined)
Intensive
This course meets the Educational Ministry requirement for Wartburg’s TEEM program; meets the Education and Discipleship requirement for Wartburg’s Certificate Programs.

TM 051W Ethics in Lutheran Perspective
Dr. Craig Nessan
Intensive
This course meets the Lutheran Ethics requirement for Wartburg’s TEEM program; meets the Ethics requirement for Wartburg’s Certificate Program.


July Courses:
(Can take one or both intensive courses.)

TM012W Hebrew Bible 2
Dr. Ann Fritschel
Intensive
Hebrew Bible 1 and 2 can be taken in any order. This course meets the Hebrew Bible 2 requirement for Wartburg’s TEEM program; meets the Hebrew Bible requirement for Wartburg’s Certificate Programs.

TM 055WW Lutheran Leadership, Ecclesiology, and Church Polity
Dr. Craig Nessan
Intensive
This course meets the Lutheran Leadership, Ecclesiology, & Church Polity requirement for Wartburg’s TEEM program; meets the Leadership and Faith Formation requirement for Wartburg’s Certificate Programs.


To Register:

All registrations are handled through the MyWTS web portal. Please log into MyWTS to begin registration.  If you do not have a MyWTS account yet, you can request an account using the MyWTS Login Request form. You must provide all of the requested information in order for WTS to set up your account. The verification process is only needed once to create an account. Keep your MyWTS account information handy so you can use it to register for courses in the future. Email the seminary Registrar’s Office if you have questions about registration.

Registration on MyWTS normally opens seven months prior to the start of courses for TEEM students and six months prior to the start of courses for all other students. To view specific course listings and dates please visit MyWTS course listings and search ‘TM’ in the search bar.

Online:

Students enrolled in an online course will work with the instructor and classmates through real-time video technology and various other digital technologies to complete the required work. Online courses usually last eight weeks.

Intensive:

Students will travel to the Wartburg Seminary campus to participate in the face-to-face classroom and community life with instructors and classmates.  There will be pre-work assigned, coursework together, and post-work to be completed.  Intensive courses are five days long in the summer (Monday to mid-day Friday), three days each in the fall (Friday to mid-day Sunday), and four or five days in January (Monday to either Thursday afternoon or mid-day Friday).