Registrar's Office Courses

Academic Catalog / Course Descriptions

Cornerstone University publishes academic catalogs on a yearly rotation in three academic areas of study. The traditional undergraduate catalog is for use with our traditional, undergraduate programs.
(Traditional 2013/14 Academic Catalog)

The Grand Rapids Theological Seminary catalog is used by our graduate program associated with the seminary.
(GRTS 2013/14 Academic Catalog)

The Professional and Graduate Studies catalog is specifically designed for our continuing adult education programs at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.
(PGS 2012/13 Academic Catalog)

 

Archived catalogs are also available:

Traditional Undergraduate

2012/13 Traditional Catalog

2011/12 Traditional Catalog

2010/11 Traditional Catalog

2009/10 Traditional Catalog


GRTS

2012/13 GRTS Catalog

2011/12 GRTS Catalog

2010/11 GRTS Catalog

2009/10 GRTS Catalog

2008/09 GRTS Catalog

2007/08 GRTS Catalog

Course Registration Information

Register for Summer/Fall 2014 starting March 17.

Undergraduate Schedule (starting at 7 a.m.):
Mar. 17-18           90+ completed hrs. after FA13
Mar. 19-20           58-89 completed credits after FA13
Mar. 21-24           26-57 completed credits after FA13
Mar. 25-27           1 -25 completed credits after FA13
Mar. 28                 Current non-degree seeking students - see the Registrar's office

New Transfer students can register according to the schedule listed above.

All dual enrolls and all new students contact the Admissions Office starting March 28.


GRTS registration begins at 7 a.m., March 10 for all students.


To search for upcoming course offerings, select the link below. The following term codes apply when selecting a term.

Traditional Undergraduate term: FA14UDG or SU14UDG
Grand Rapids Theological Seminary terms: FA14SEM or SU14SEM

(Search for classes in WebAdvisor)

 

Examination Schedule

Traditional Spring 2014 Exam Schedule

Examination times are determined by the day/time the class is scheduled during the semester and exams will be given in the same classrooms used for class during the semester. If you are scheduled for four or more exams in one day, or if you have two or more exams scheduled for the same time, discuss this with the professors involved and arrange an acceptable exam time within exam week. If you have a class that does not seem to fit the schedule, discuss the situation with the professor, who will determine the exam time.
Please do NOT make end-of-the-semester travel arrangements that conflict with your final exams.

GRTS Spring 2014 Exam Schedule

Examination times are determined by the day/time the class is scheduled during the semester. Friday classes are an exception. Exams will be given in the same classroom used during the semester. If you are scheduled for three or more exams in one day, or if you have two or more exams scheduled for the same time, discuss this with the professors involved and arrange an acceptable exam time within exam week. All exceptions to the schedule below must be arranged with your professors ahead of time.
Please do NOT make end-of-the-semester travel arrangements that conflict with your final exams.

Course Equivalencies

Cornerstone University Credit by Exam - Advanced Placement

Students may be awarded advanced placement or college credit on the basis of examination. The amount of credit and level of placement are determined by ACE (American Council on Education) recommendations approved by the Cornerstone Education Policy Committee.

  • A test score of 3 permits a waiver of the course. 
  • A test score of 4 or 5 permits a waiver of the course and awards credit. 
  • Earning credit by exam will not be allowed for courses previously waived to allow enrollment in an advanced course. 
  • Students may earn a maximum of 30 credits by exam. 
  • No charge will be assessed for the processing of Advanced Placement credits. 
  • The following is a list of Cornerstone University equivalent courses for AP exams:

(AP Test Equivalencies)

Cornerstone University Credit by Exam - CLEP

A student may be granted college credit on the basis of examination. The amount of credit is determined by ACE (American Council on Education) recommendations approved by the Cornerstone Education Policy Committee. Credit by exam can be acquired by the following means:

  • College Level Examination Program (CLEP) with scores according to the following list. 
  • A maximum number of 30 credits will be assessed by way of credit by exam (whether AP, CLEP, DANTES) 

No charge will be assessed for the processing of CLEP credits.
(CLEP Test Equivalencies)

Cornerstone University Credit by Exam - DANTES

A student may be granted college credit on the basis of examination. The amount of credit is determined by ACE (American Council on Education) recommendations approved by the Cornerstone Education Policy Committee. Credit by exam can be acquired by the following means:

  • Defense Activity for Nontraditional Education Support (DANTES) Subject Standardized Tests (DSST) with scores according to the following list. DANTES exams listed as "technical" are applicable only to the Adult and Continuing Education program. 
  • A maximum number of 30 credits will be assessed by way of credit by exam (AP, CLEP, DANTES) 

No charge will be assessed for the processing of DANTES credits.

The following is a list of Cornerstone University equivalent courses for DANTES exams:
(DANTES Equivalencies)

Cornerstone University Course Equivalent List

The information listed below is based on the 2013-14 Cornerstone University Catalog. Students enrolled in Cornerstone University must fill out a request for Transfer Credit Pre-Approval and/or Guest Applications for all coursework to be completed at another institution. Cornerstone University is not responsible for course description changes or course renumbering at other institutions and reserves the right to make changes at any time.

Visit https://www.michigantransfernetwork.org for more information on how courses will transfer to CU!

 

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