January 2022 Term


Important Dates

  • Registration is open: October 1 - November 20, 2021
  • Course Dates: TBD



Multiple enrollments are not allowed. You may only take one course per term. If you have a question or a change for a current enrollment, please email the COS registrar at cos@gbhem.org. If you have a current enrollment form active and you submit a new enrollment form, it will be cancelled.

Courses listed as ACOS are Advanced COS courses and cannot be taken until you have finished Course of Study (COS) courses unless (1) you are taking ACOS courses as a supplement to a seminary degree or (2) you are transferring to the UMC from another denomination. ACOS courses cannot be applied to your COS requirements.



COS 121 and COS 122 are prerequisites for enrollment in any other Course of Study courses.

COS 124 requires pre-work that must begin at least 3 weeks before the term begins.


COS Courses

  • 121: Bible I
  • 122: Theological Heritage I
  • 123: Formation and Discipleship
  • 124: Transformative Leadership
  • 221: Bible II
  • 222: Theological Heritage II
  • 224: Polity and Administration


Advanced COS Courses

  • UM History
  • UM Doctrine
  • UM Polity
  • UM History in Spanish