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Seminary Extension reports successful academic reviews


NASHVILLE, Tenn. (BP) ó Seminary Extension has passed its on-site course evaluation by the American Council on Educationís College Credit Recommendation Service, according to a report by Bill Vinson, director of the Southern Baptist entity based in Nashville, Tenn.

Seminary Extension also received approval for a new paradigm for distinguishing three- and two-hour courses. Seminary Extensionís academic council, which is composed of the deans of the six Southern Baptist seminaries, wrote a letter to the ACE team in support of the new paradigm. The ACE team adopted the paradigm and awarded credit recommendations accordingly. Thus, Seminary Extension now has 52 ACE courses.

The news from ACE in July follows Seminary Extensionís re-accreditation without condition by the Distance Education and Training Council in January.

In addition to its Internet and CD initiatives, Seminary Extension offers courses by self-directed study and in approved classrooms in locations throughout the world. The entity can be contacted at 1-800-229-4612;; or 901 Commerce St., Nashville, TN 37203.