Academic Intensives

The following academic intensives are available for registration. Students must register online through the new Student Portal. If you need help registering, please reach out to the Registrar’s Office at

Syllabi for the graduate courses will be posted below and on the Graduate Intensives Web page as they are received. As of the Fall 2022 semester, tuition for each intensive on the main campus is $299 per credit hour up to a cap of $3,588 for SBC students (take up to 18 hours, pay for 12) and $499 per credit hour for non-SBC students. An off-campus program fee of $20 per credit hour is assessed for each course at all other locations.

The dates, classes, and teachers are listed below. Please note that some courses do not go an entire week, and special event courses may require additional fees.


 Fall 2022 Graduate Intensives


September 29-October 8
Turkey Trip

NTEN6340/HIST6340-TRIP -- Christian Studies in Context
(Alan Bandy and Rex Butler)



October 3-5
ETCH Conference, Nashville, TN

CECH6392-ETCH -- Special Topics in Children’s Ministry Leadership
(Donna Peavey)


October 9-11
Miami, FL

CHPL6392-TRIP -- Special Topic in Church Planting: Send Network Gathering
(George Ross)


November 17-26
Israel trip

BBBW5300-ISRAEL -- Encountering the Biblical World
(Jim Parker)

NTEN5302-ISRAEL  -- New Testament Exegesis (Engligh): Mark
(Jim Parker)

OTEN5311-ISRAEL  -- Old Testament Exegesis (English): Ruth
(Jim Parker)


Spring 2023 Graduate Intensives

January 2-6

           Defend: A School of Christian Apologetics         

Please note: in addition to tuition, students will be charged the one-time conference fee of $130 when registering for any course(s) being taught in conjunction with this conference.  For further information, see


ETHC5300-DEFEND -- Christian Ethics
(Jeff Riley)


PHIL5301-DEFEND -- Christian Apologetics
(Robert Stewart)

PHIL6305-DEFEND -- The Problem of Evil


PHIL/THEO6314-DEFEND -- Theology of C. S. Lewis
(Robert Stewart)


PHIL/THEO6320-DEFEND -- Dealing with Bible Difficulties
(Gary Habermas)


 PHIL/PREA6322-DEFEND -- Pulpit Apologetics
(Steve Lemke and Blake Newsom)


PHIL/THEO6328-DEFEND -- Postmodernity & Contemporary Theological Issues
(Rhyne Putman)


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