1. Can I earn an entire degree online?
Yes. Boyce College offers an Associate of Arts in Biblical and Theological Studies and a Bachelor of Arts in Biblical and Theological Studies that can be earned completely online.
2. What courses are offered online?
3. How much do online courses cost?
The current tuition and fees can be found at Tuition & Fees.
4. What can I expect from online courses? I’ve never done online education before.
You can expect the same quality theological education offered in an online format as you would expect to receive at our Louisville campus. A high level of self-discipline is required to complete course work in this non-traditional format. See question five below for more detail about studying online with Boyce College.
5. How do online courses work?
Students registered for online courses access their classes through Moodle, our course management system. Moodle is the online classroom and is the place where students access course syllabi, view lectures, hand in assignments, write tests, and complete all course work.
Click here to see what an online course looks like and watch some sample lectures.
6. What schedule do the online courses follow?
Our online course schedule follows the regular on-campus 16-week semester calendar for fall and spring semesters. They begin during the first week of the semester and end during the final week. Seek the Academic Calendar web page for specific dates.
7. How do I obtain textbooks?
Enrolled students will find required textbooks listed in each course syllabus on Moodle. Students are responsible to purchase their books and Lifeway.com is a great place to start. Our on-campus LifeWay bookstore is always ready to assist you and can be reached by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at 1-502-897-4506.
8. What’s the interactivity of classes like?
There is a wide range of interactivity in our courses just like in our on-campus courses. Some courses have high levels of interaction and less lecture content and others have less interaction and more lecture content.
9. Will the professors know me? How about other like-minded students?
Students will have access to the professor through online interaction and email. Many courses include interaction with other students through discussion forums.
10. Can I audit an online course?
No. Boyce College Online courses are not available for audit.
11. What do I do to get started?
To participate in one of our online courses, you must first be accepted as a student by Boyce College. For more information see our Future Students Apply Now page or contact our office of Admissions by calling 1-800-626-5525, extension 4617, or by e-mail at email@example.com.
12. How do I register for an online course?
Once you are approved through the admissions process, you will receive an acceptance letter containing your student ID#, student email address and other information necessary to register for online courses. All registration now takes place in Canvas. For further assistance you may also contact the Office of Academic Records at 1-800-626-5525, x 4209. Please see Important Dates for Winter 2016-2017 and Spring 2017 and Registration and Course Information for more details.
Please note that students who take classes at the main Louisville campus can not register for Internet courses without submitting an Online Registration/Exception Request Form.
13. What if I must drop an online course?
If you do not properly drop an online course for which you have registered, you will receive a failing grade at the end of the semester. Please see this Academic Records Registration Policy page for details about when and how you may drop a course. Please do not simply “not show up” in an online course!
14. What other resources are available to me?
The Center for Student Success is committed to help and support students by providing academic advising, a Writing Center, international student services, and assistance for students with disabilities.
15. What if I have more questions?
First, browse through the pages of this website. You will find many answers right at your fingertips. You can also read through the current Boyce College Viewbook for helpful information. Second, do not hesitate to contact us. You may email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or call us at 1-800-626-5525 ext. 4316 and we would love to assist you.