Regular Classes –
Classes are offered on campus one session per week for the duration
of the semester.
Semesters are twelve sessions in length. The class schedule will require three (3) hours per session in
Pack Courses –
These courses are offered on a weekend schedule, generally one
weekend a month for two successive
months. The typical
course schedule will be three classroom
hours on Friday evening and all day on Saturday. Students must complete the
study guide and reading assignment prior to class. The final examination or
course project must be completed within two weeks following the
final Pack weekend.
Classes – Once during each degree
program, On-Campus and Distance Education
students are required to attend a one-week course offered on the
Portal campus during the summer semester. This requirement allows
the student to become personally acquainted with CBI staff, faculty,
and student body.
All courses, unless otherwise
specified, may be taken through our Distance Education program. All fees and tuition are the
same as for Residence students except for an additional $10.00
registration fee. A
student may begin a Distance Education Course at any time. A course should be completed
in four (4) months from the time the course materials are mailed out
from CBI. Another four
(4) month extension may be given at no cost. A second four (4) month
extension may be granted for a fee of $20.00 per course. No further extensions will
be granted after (12) twelve months. After twelve months, an
Incomplete will be given and the student must register and pay the
tuition again for any course designated Incomplete. Distance Education Program
students may apply at any time and must complete the course(s)
within the allotted time-frame.
All Distance Education Program
students are required to travel to Portal for a one-week Residence
course once during the degree program. These Summer
Sprint courses are required for graduation from CBI.
Course Packets for Distance Education
courses contain all pertinent material for the course, including
course manuals and textbooks.
Prices for Course Manuals and textbooks may change without
notice. The cost of
each course packet appears on the Course Order Form.
Students may choose to attend some
On-Campus classes and to take other classes through Distance
combination of these formats may be utilized to complete the
student’s course of study.
Most Covenant Bible Institute
undergraduate Distance Education courses include at least one
examination. Examinations must be supervised by an approved
proctor. The student must submit the name and address of
his/her proctor to the Academic Dean for approval before requesting
an examination. An
examination may not be requested until two (2) weeks after
enrollment in a course.
Final examinations may not be requested until two (2) weeks
following the Mid-term examination.
The student must choose and
make arrangements for an educational professional with the proper
credentials (i.e., a school principal, school/college teacher, or
school/college counselor) to serve as a proctor for all examinations
The examination will
be sent to the proctor.
The student must arrange a time when the proctor may
administer the examination.
The proctor must open the examination in the presence of the
student, and it must be taken in the presence of the proctor. Once completed, the proctor
must fill out the Proctor Verification Form included with the
examination and send both the completed form and the examination to
the CBI office.
CBI reserves the
right to reject any proctor.
No relative may proctor the examination regardless of
position, title, or academic qualifications.