Auditor/Surveyor Courses

An auditor (or surveyor) is someone who is taking a course simply for one’s own enjoyment and personal development, and not for credit. Please note that any courses taken as an auditor/surveyor will not count for credit in the future either.

Locations

We offer classes at three different campuses.

HBU Campus
7502 Fondren Rd. Houston, TX 77074

Second Baptist Church – Woodway
6400 Woodway Dr, Houston, TX 77057

Second Baptist Church – West
19449 Katy Fwy, Houston, TX 77094


Fall 2021 Offerings (Second Baptist Church)

Semester dates: August 30- December 18

Course Title
Professor
Day
Time
Campus
Room
CHRI 6330 Prison Epistles for the Church
Dr. Danny Havard
W
6:30-8:00 PM
Woodway
TBD
CHRI 5300 Introduction to Biblical Texts
Dr. Chris Kugler
W
6:30-8:00 PM
West
TBD

M- Monday, T- Tuesday, W- Wednesday, R- Thursday, F- Friday

The classes will run on the designated days of the week, for the duration of the semester. The Academic Calendar is available and lists holidays when the University is closed, so classes will not meet on those days.

Cost (Second Baptist)

$100 Early Bird, $120 after the semester begins

Course Description

CHRI 6330 Christian Readings: Prison Epistles for the Church
Students will study the background and exegetical aspects of the Apostle Paul’s letters from prison (Philippians, Ephesians, Colossians, and Philemon) to communities of faith throughout the Roman Empire. Paul, while shackled by the Roman guards, pens words of encouragement, instruction, and freedom that challenge us in today’s culture. The class will focus specifically on strategies for effectively teaching through the epistles to a lay audience, focusing on extracted application and meaningful presentation.

CHRI 5300 Introduction to Biblical Texts
A course designed to introduce students to critical study of Old Testament, Second Temple Jewish, and New Testament history, literature, and theology. Particular attention will be paid to the macro-narrative of Scripture and the way in which foundational themes of the Old Testament are creatively appropriated in the New.

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Summer & Fall 2021 (HBU Campus)

Summer 2021

Semester dates:
1st 5-week Summer- June 1- July 2
2nd 5-week Summer- July 6- August 5

Course Title
Professor
Term
Day
Time
Room
*CLAS 5320 Classical Philosophy
Dr. Tim Brookins
1st 5-weeks
TR
6:00-10:00 PM
ATWD 1, 113
*CHRI 6340 Theodicy & the Bible
Dr. Randy Hatchett
2nd 5-week
TR
6:00-10:00 PM
Hinton 126

*Available Remote or In Person
M- Monday, T- Tuesday, W- Wednesday, R- Thursday, F- Friday

Register Now (Summer 2021 HBU Campus)

Fall 2021

Semester dates: August 30- December 18

Course Title
Professor
Day
Time
Room
*APOL 5181 ST: Introduction to Apologetics
Dr. David Baggett & Dr. William Lane Craig
TBD
TBD
TBD
*APOL 5381 ST:Lewis/Schaeffer
Prof. Nancy Pearcey
W
6:30-9:00 PM
TBD
APOL 6350 Problem of Evil
Dr. Jerry Walls
R
6:30-9:00 PM
TBD
CHRI 5101 Spiritual Formation I
Dr. Ben Blackwell
M
5:00-5:50 PM
TBD
CHRI 5103 Spiritual Formation III
Dr. Ben Blackwell
T
5:00-5:50 PM
TBD
*CHRI 5305 Theological Inquiry
Dr. Chris Kugler
M
6:30-9:00 PM
TBD
CHRI 5310 Christian Scriptures I (Pentateuch)
Dr. Felisi Sorgwe
T
6:30-9:00 PM
TBD
**CHRI 5315 Christian Scriptures II (Gospels)
Dr. Craig Evans
T
6:30-9:00 PM
TBD
CHRI 5326 The Bible & Wholeness
Dr. Adam Harger
T
7:35-10:05 PM
TBD
*CHRI 5330 History of Christianity
Dr. Randy Hatchett
R
6:30-9:00 PM
TBD
CHRI 5340 Systematic Theology
Mr. Terry Cokenour
R
6:30-9:00 PM
TBD
CHRI 5360 Old Testament Theology
Dr. Adam Harger
M
6:30-9:00 PM
TBD
*CHRI 5380 Early Patristic Period
Dr. Tim Brookins
M
6:30-9:00 PM
TBD
CHRI 6309 Homiletics
Dr. Duane Brooks
TR
11:00AM-12:15 PM
TBD
GREK 5301 Greek I
Dr. Robert Gagnon
T
6:30-9:00 PM
TBD
*GREK 5301 Greek I
Dr. Tim Brookins
MWF
2:00-2:50 PM
TBD
*GREK 6340 Revelation
Dr. Phillip Marshall
MWF
2:00-2:50 PM
TBD
*HEBR 5301 Hebrew I
Dr. Phillip Marshall
MWF
9:00-9:50 AM
TBD
*LATN 5301 Elementary Latin
TBD
MWF
9:00-9:50 AM
TBD
*LING 5310 General Linguistics
Dr. Phillip Marshall
MWF
10:00-10:50 AM
TBD

*Available Remote or In Person
**Remote Only
M- Monday, T- Tuesday, W- Wednesday, R- Thursday, F- Friday

The classes will run on the designated days of the week, for the duration of the semester. The Academic Calendar is available and lists holidays when the University is closed, so classes will not meet on those days. View a printer-friendly campus map of HBU.

All classes are In Person only, unless noted above with an (*). Those will be available Remote AND In Person.

Costs (HBU Campus)

3-hour course- $280 Early Bird, $300 after the semester begins
1-hour course- $100 Early Bird, $120 after the semester begins

Register Now (Fall 2021 HBU Campus)

Contact Us

For further questions, please contact us at sctdean@hbu.edu or 281-649-3383.