Every term includes both electives (some of which may only be offered once per year) and regularly scheduled Certificate courses. Live meetings will be recorded and students will receive a copy of the recording as part of their tuition.
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In addition to the lecture, these intensive courses have:
- Accsess to a student resource center
- Access to online library materials
- Links every week to written articles, videos and/or presentations to deepen your understanding
- Links to additional optional materials that aren't required for the course, but are wonderful supplements to it
- Discussion forums where students work with the material for the week answering a question and responding to each other's answers
- Some courses have quizzes that immediately allow you to check your own understanding
- Some courses have additional written assignments that are uploaded for direct instructor feedback
- Access to the course site for an additional 3 months after the course is complete
Students in the initial Fundamental series also have an optional "lab" - a one hour online session devoted to interpreting charts.
Below are courses that are available for this term:
Chart CalculationPrimary Instructor: Christine Arens The math calculation labs guide the student into an understanding of how to calculate a chart by hand. If you want to pass the organizational exams, you will need these classes. They are also part of the guided learning series. Read More
CS151 Dignities and DebilitiesInstructor: Charles ObertCounts as 1/2 credit for a Diploma Program elective or 1/2 credit for the Alternate Traditional Certificate Why use Essential Dignities? Because they are a crucial part of good interpretation. From William Lilly's book Christian Astrology (1647), Chapter 18 (with the spellings modernized): The exact way of judicature [interpretation] in Astrology is, First, by being perfect in the nature of… Read More
E260 Mesoamerican AstrologyINDEPENDENT STUDY. Instructor: Bruce Scofield, PhD In Mesoamerican astrology, multiple units of time become signs. Learn how to work with this fascinating and unique tradition! There are four major, world-class astrological traditions: The Western astrological tradition that grew out of the Near East, Mediterranean and Arab cultures; Indian astrology (Jyotish) that was strongly influenced by Greek astrology around 300 B.C.;… Read More
E400 Astronomy for AstrologersINDEPENDENT STUDY. Instructor: Bruce Scofield. Astronomy and astrology have the same origins in the explorations and explanations of the visual sky. Astronomy is the study of the nature, motions and history of the Earth's cosmic environment, astrology is the study of how the cosmic environment affects Earth and its inhabitants. In this course, specifically designed for Kepler College students, we will emphasize… Read More
E520C The Recurring and Evolving SoulInstructors; Joseph Crane and Enid Newberg (6 week course) What happens to us when we die? Is there nothing forever, are there realms of the afterlife, have we lived before and will live again in human form? Or will we exist in a different form that we can still call “me”? Are we planning for an eternal outcome or to… Read More
W101 Fundamentals I: IntroductionInstructors: Tamira McGillivray, Donna Young, Enid Newberg This course is designed for those who are curious about what astrologers do, or those who want to solidfy the astrological knowledge they have already gained on their own. It takes the astrological chart apart to help you understand what the core symbols of astrology represent. By the end of the course, you… Read More
W102 Fundamentals II: Additional ToolsInstructors: Carol Tebbs and Jacqueline Menkes This course moves the student beyond the basics of interpreting planets, signs, houses and aspects to where students can distinguish how these components are modified for each individual. Students are encouraged to critically consider the various techniques through a discussion of their strengths and weaknesses as well as any controversies surrounding them. Guided practice… Read More
W103 Fundamentals III: Building Delineation SkillsInstructors: Karen McCauley and Inga Thornell. A good astrologer needs to know techniques, but they must also reflect upon their own world view, assumptions and other personal filters. In this course, students will be challenged to explore their own personal filters, attitudes and beliefs as they develop their chart interpretation skills. They will also actively consider and discuss potential client… Read More
W104 Fundamentals IV: Natal PracticumInstructors: Karen McCauley, Inga Thornell, Judith Holloway. Optional for the Certificate. Required for the diploma For many students, there is a large jump between knowing all the pieces and putting them together for a client. If you find synthesis a struggle, then this course is for you. Students will focus on finding basic themes, answers and interpretations using the natal chart… Read More
W110 Fundamentals V: The Basics of Chart MovementPrimary Instructor: Carol Tebbs. This is not an introductory course. Students are expected to have a working knowledge of the elements of natal chart interpretation and synthesis. This group of courses examines the development of modern Western methods used to understand the cycles experienced throughout an individual’s life. The objective is for students to understand the advantages and disadvantages of the… Read More
W111 Fundamentals VI: Additional Movement ToolsPrimary Instructor: Carol Tebbs. W111 continues the examination of the development of modern Western interpretive movement methods based upon planetary cycles, natural phenomena and symbolic interpretive tools from the 16th to the 21st centuries. Students will continue learning to effectively use the graphic ephemeris with these additional tools as they refine their interpretation skills.
W112 Moving the Chart Practicum: Synthesis and RectificationPrimary Instructor: Carol Tebbs. In a fluid, multi-national world, many clients do not have birth times, a critical piece of information needed to accurately determine houses and the timing of events. Rectification puts your knowledge and skill with techniques that move the chart in time in order to identify the most likely birth time. Read More
WL220 The Basics of Astro*Carto*GraphyInstructors: Karen McCauley & Madalyn Hillis-DineenDiploma program electivePrerequisites: basic knowledge of astrological symbolism Does anything change when you move from one place to another? Yes! What needs to be considered when you search for the most desireable places to travel or relocate? This course will give you the tools you need to help yourself and your clients understand the importance… Read More
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