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Campbellsville University providing Christian higher education to Williamson, West Virginia

By Ariel C. Emberton, staff writer/photographer, Office of University Communications

CAMPBELLSVILLE, Ky. – Two theology courses will be offered in Williamson, W.Va. by Campbellsville University professors during the upcoming fall semester.

Campbellsville University providing Christian higher education to Williamson, West Virginia 1
Ray Hollenbach

During the first bi-term, CHS 111 Introduction to Old Testament Study with Ray Hollenbach, instructor in theology, will be offered. It is scheduled to begin Sept. 3 and end Oct. 17. While the class content is online, there will be three in-person fellowship discussion sessions in Williamson. The in-person sessions are scheduled for Sept. 10, Sept. 24 and Oct. 8 from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m.

Campbellsville University providing Christian higher education to Williamson, West Virginia
Dr. John Hurtgen

CHS 121 Introduction to New Testament Study with Dr. John Hurtgen, dean of the School of Theology, will be offered during the second bi-term, from Oct. 19 to Dec. 11. Like the first bi-term, most of this course will be delivered online with three in-person sessions.

The in-person sessions are scheduled for Oct. 29, Nov. 12 and Dec. 3 from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. located at the former Williamson High School. All in-person sessions are subject to change based on COVID-19 mandates and university procedures.

These courses are part of Campbellsville University’s Christian Ministry Certificate program and are awarded three college credits. Students wanting to take one of these classes must apply and be accepted as Certificate in Christian Ministry students. Financial aid is available to those seeking credit. Cost for each credit-bearing course is $550.

Those students who plan to audit only need to submit an application, only; no additional documents are required. Auditing students will not receive academic credit and will only be charged $50 per course hour.

For more information about the Christian Ministry Overview, visit

For questions about enrollment to the courses contact Andrea Underwood, coordinator of adult learner and graduate programs, at (270) 789-5200 or or Dean John Hurtgen at (270) 789-5077.

Campbellsville University is a widely acclaimed Kentucky-based Christian university with more than 11,900 students offering over 100 programs of study including Ph.D., master, baccalaureate, associate, pre-professional and certification programs. The website for complete information is

Campbellsville University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award certificates, associate, baccalaureate, masters and doctoral degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the status of Campbellsville University.