Non-degree Courses

Types of auditing options:

The Fox Institute for Creation Spirituality offers a variety of auditing options for prospective students or for those looking to enhance their professional and personal lives through continuing education, even if there isn't a commitment to pursue a degree. Auditors are seamlessly integrated into the intensive by having the same admission criteria and by completing the required readings and writing a one-page reflective paper on the readings.


Prospective students and the general public auditors



Prospective Students and the general public auditors option is for persons who are interested either in pursuing the topics of an Intensive or in engaging in the full educational experience of FICS. This is also a wonderful way to explore becoming a student.

Note: If a post-paper is completed at the time of the class, the class can be attributed to a certificate or degree within two years of the course date upon approval of Admissions Office. The cost of the intensive is $1,750.

Requirements for Prospective students and the general public auditors:

  • A bachelor’s degree
  • Same preparation work as enrolled FICS students, including the readings and a one-page reflection paper on the readings in order to fully engage in the class.
  • Auditors are not required to complete a post-paper, however if they do, they can apply their class to a degree at a future date.
  • Attend the full program of the entire intensive: body prayer, seminar, art-as-meditation and integration group.
  • Complete the auditing application and payment along with a brief statement indicating your interest in this Intensive.

Doctor of Creation Spirituality Alumni








Doctorate Alumni may audit a class for a 40% discount, which makes the tuition $1,050. Auditing at a discounted rate is considered continuing education and no credit is given and cannot be applied toward a certificate or degree program.

Requirements for Doctor of Creation Spirituality alumni:

  • Alumni with a doctoral degree in Creation Spirituality from UCS, WU, or FICS, may audit a class for a discount
  • Same preparation work as enrolled FICS students, including the readings and one-page reflection paper on the readings in order to fully engage in the class.
  • Attend the full program of the entire intensive: body prayer, seminar, art-as-meditation and integration group.
  • Complete the auditing application and payment.
    • Submit a copy or photo of your doctoral transcript or diploma with your application.

Evans Plan (for spouses/partners)







Evans Plan, is for spouses and legal partners who attend an intensive simultaneously with their certificate/degree-seeking partner. Evans Plan students may audit a class for a 40% discount, which makes the tuition $1,050. Auditing at a discounted rate is considered continuing education and no credit is given and cannot be applied toward a certificate or degree program.

Requirements for Evans Plan auditors:

  • A bachelor’s degree
  • Attends Intensives simultaneously with their certificate/degree-seeking partner
  • Same preparation work as enrolled FICS students, including the readings and one-page reflection paper on the readings in order to fully engage in the class.
  • Attend the full program of the entire intensive: body prayer, seminar, art-as-meditation and integration group.
  • Complete the auditing application and payment along with a brief statement indicating your interest in this Intensive.

Intro-Op Student







Introductory-Opportunity is a new category and opportunity for new students to attend ONE Intensive for a half day to explore what FICS is like in part. This is a one-time only experience which can be taken with any Intensive. The cost of Intro-Op is $550.

Requirements for Intro-Op Student Options:

  • A bachelor’s degree
  • Prepare for class by doing the required readings (Syllabus posted with course listing)
  • Write a one-page reflection paper on the readings, due the first day of class.
  • Attend Body Prayer and the Seminar classes (Monday through Friday 8:15 am -12:30 pm)
  • Complete the auditing application and payment along with a brief statement indicating your interest in this Intensive.

Contemporary Issues Student







Contemporary Issues Student is a new category and opportunity for persons to attend Intensives for a half day; this only applies to courses that fulfill the Crucial Contemporary Issues requirement. The cost is $550.

Requirements for Contemporary Issues Student:

  • A bachelor’s degree
  • Prepare for class by doing the required readings (Syllabus posted with course listing)
  • Write a 2-4 page reflection paper on the readings, due the first day of class.
  • Attend Body Prayer and the Seminar classes (Monday through Friday 8:15 am -12:30 pm)
  • Complete the auditing application and payment along with a brief statement indicating your interest in this Intensive.

* The next opportunity is Sacred Activism in an Apocalyptic Age (March 12-16, 2018)