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Upon completion of the Bachelor of Arts degree in Christian Counseling, the graduate should be able to:

  1. Synthesize biblical knowledge and the Biblical Worldview with psychological methodology;
  2. Identify psychological approaches, both Christian and secular, including theoretical and applied principles of counseling;
  3. Employ interviewing skills and psychological techniques with counseling methods;
  4. Formulate counseling strategies and apply them to a practical project; and
  5. Demonstrate familiarity with psychological research and field methods.

Bachelor of Arts in Christian Counseling criteria: The Bachelor of Arts in Christian Counseling program will prepare the student to integrate biblical knowledge with counseling methodology so as to function as an efficient counselor.

Breakdown of core curriculum…

Class Class Description Credits
Bible Requirements
BBL 101 Old Testament Survey 3 Credits
BBL 111 Biblical Covenants 3 Credits
BBL 151 New Testament Survey 3 Credits
BBL 201 Bible Doctrines Survey 3 Credits
Bible Electives 12 Credits
General Education Requirements
ENG 101 English Composition I 3 Credits
ENG 102 English Composition II 3 Credits
ENL 211 Literature 3 Credits
HIS 101 History of Civilization I 3 Credits
MAC 101 College Algebra I 3 Credits
MIN 101 Introduction to Evangelism 3 Credits
MIW 201 World Religions 3 Credits
SCI 125 Earth Science 3 Credits
SPH 101 Speech 3 Credits
PHS 201 Introduction to Logic 3 Credits
PHS 210 Philosophy 3 Credits
PSY 102 Psychology 3 Credits
Core Curriculum
CCO 250 Counseling Skills & Techniques 3 Credits
DEP 305 Developmental Psychology 3 Credits
CLP 414 Abnormal Psychology 3 Credits
PPE 403 Personality Theories 3 Credits
CCO 302 Christian Counseling Ethics 3 Credits
CCO 310 Counseling Children & Adolescents 3 Credits
CCO 320 Crisis Counseling 3 Credits
CCO 322 Counseling Marriage and Families 3 Credits
CCO 415 Counseling Multicultural Populations 3 Credits
CCO 450 Behavioral Science Practicum 3 Credits
CCO 460 Senior Seminar 3 Credits
Specialization Electives 18 Credits
Electives 9 Credits
Total: 120 Credits

 

Specializations

Class Class Description Credits
Specialization in Marriage & Family Counseling
CCO 323 Counseling Marriage and Families II 3 Credits
CCO 330 Spirituality in Counseling 3 Credits
CCO 420 Pastoral Counseling 3 Credits
CCO 454 Substance Abuse Counseling 3 Credits
Counseling Electives 6 Credits
Specialization in Clinical Counseling
STA 202 Statistics 3 Credits
CCO 350 Group Counseling 3 Credits
CCO 435 Psychopathology 3 Credits
CCO 454 Substance Abuse Counseling 3 Credits
Counseling Electives 6 Credits
Total: 18 Credits