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Graduate Intensives

Academic Intensive Guidelines

  1. Registration for all intensives should be completed through your student portal. Payment for these courses is due in the Business Office by the course registration deadline. A late fee will be assessed if payment is not received by the course registration deadline.
  2. Courses may be closed due to enrollment caps. Prudent students will register early in order to avoid closed classes and late fees.
  3. All students are required to complete any course preassignments, regardless of when they registered. Check the syllabus by following the link on the course title.
  4. Textbooks are now available at the all-new NOBTS Virtual Bookstore at You can use this site to buy, rent, & sell your textbooks/e-textbooks. If you have questions, call 1-877-284-6744.

Class Meetings (Central Time)

One-Week Intensives

  • Monday: 1:00-4:00 p.m., 6:00-9:00 p.m.
  • Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday: 8:00-11:00 a.m., 1:00-4:00 p.m.
  • Friday: 8:00 a.m.-12:00 noon

May Intensives Week

  • Monday: Chapel service 1:00-1:50 p.m.; class 2:00-5:00 p.m., 6:30-9:00 p.m.
  • Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday: 8:30-11:30 a.m., 1:00-4:00 p.m.
  • Friday: 8:30-11:30 a.m.

Summer Intensives

One-week courses
  • Monday: 1:00-4:00 p.m., 6:00-9:00 p.m.
  • Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday: 9:00 a.m.-12:00 noon, 1:00-4:00 p.m.
  • Friday: 8:00 a.m.-12:00 noon
Two-week courses
  • Monday: 1:00-4:00 p.m.
  • Tuesday through Friday: 8:30-11:30 a.m.


Defend: A School of Christian Apologetics

 January 3-7, 2022

Please note: in addition to tuition, students will be charged the one-time conference fee of $120 when registering for any course(s) being taught in conjunction with this conference. For Further information, see

PHIL5301-DEFEND -- Christian Apologetics
(Robert Stewart)

PHIL6305-DEFEND -- The Problem of Evil
(Robert Stewart)

PHIL6311/THEO6309-DEFEND -- Christianity and the Sciences
(Steve Lemke)

THEO6310-DEFEND -- The Historical Jesus
(Rhyne Putman)

ETHC5300-DEFEND -- Christian Ethics
(Jeffrey Riley)

THEO6305-DEFEND -- Contemporary Issues in Thology: Resurrection of Jesus
(Gary Habermas)



Spring 2022 Graduate Intensives


January 10-14, 2022

EVAN6354-JAN -- Great Revivals & Awakenings
(Preston Nix)

CCSW6366-JAN -- Social Work Practice with Children & Families
(Loretta Rivers)


February 4-5, 2022
New Orleans, LA
(ABIDE Conference)

CEWM6192/6292/6392-ABIDE -- Special Topics: Women's Min. Leadership
(Emily Dean)


February 12, 2022
New Orleans, LA
(RECHARGE Conference)

CECH6192/6292/6392-RECHARGE -- Special Topics: Weekday Education
(Donna Peavey)


March 14-18, 2022

CEAM6320-SPRBK -- Church Leadership & Administration
(Michael Wang and Brandon Phillips)

PATH6337-SPRBK -- Advanced Chaplaincy
(Endel Lee)

ETHC6201-SPRBK -- Marriage and Family: A Christian Perspective
(Larry Lyon)


April 21-22, 2022
FBC, Nashville
(BACE Conference)

DISC6192/6292/6392-BACE -- Special Topics in Discipleship
(Joe Sherrer)



Accelerated MDiv

Undergraduate Intensives

Saturday Classes

For complete graduate course listings, see the Graduate Course Schedules page. Course names are linked to syllabi as they are received. Faculty information may be accessed via the links to the faculty names on the schedules.

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