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


Spring 2021 - May Fastterm Offerings (HBU Campus)

Come study Moral Apologetics with Dr. William Lane Craig and Dr. David Baggett. This is a two-week intensive course, meeting Mondays through Fridays, 3:00-5:30 PM, May 17-28, 2021. The course will meet on campus, with the option to take it remotely via Zoom as well.

APOL 5382- THE MORAL ARGUMENT FOR GOD
This course will explore various aspects of the moral argument(s) for God’s existence, including the moral realism on which such arguments are based, ways in which morality evidentially points to God, a defense and critique of theistic ethics, the relative adequacy of secular alternatives, and a brief history of the moral argument.

$280 Early Bird, $300 after the class begins

Register Now (May Fastterm)


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 6:30-9:00 PM Woodway TBD
CHRI 5300 Introduction to Biblical Texts Dr. Chris Kugler W 6:30-9:00 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)

3-hour course- $180 Early Bird, $200 after the semester begins
1-hour course- $60 Early Bird, $80 after the semester beings

Course Description

CHRI 6330 Christian Readings: Prison Epistles for the Church
Coming soon

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.

Registration Coming Soon


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 Campus Room
*CLAS 5320 Classical Philosophy Dr. Tim Brookins 1st 5-weeks TR 6:00-10:00 PM HBU Campus TBD
*CHRI 6340 Theodicy & the Bible Dr. Randy Hatchett 2nd 5-week TR 6:00-10:00 PM HBU Campus TBD

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

Registration Coming Soon

Fall 2021

Semester dates: August 30- December 18

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

*Available Remote or In Person
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

Registration Coming Soon

Contact Us

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