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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 1101 Old Testament Survey 3 Credits
BBL 1111 Biblical Covenants 3 Credits
BBL 1151 New Testament Survey 3 Credits
BBL 2201 Bible Doctrines Survey 3 Credits
Bible Electives 12 Credits
General Education Requirements
ENC 1101 English Composition I 3 Credits
ENC 1102 English Composition II 3 Credits
ENL 2010 Literature 3 Credits
WOH 1012 History of Civilization I 3 Credits
MAC 1105 College Algebra I 3 Credits
MIN 1101 Introduction to Evangelism 3 Credits
REL 2300 World Religions 3 Credits
ESC 1000 Earth Science 3 Credits
SPC 1024 Speech 3 Credits
PHI 210 Introduction to Logic 3 Credits
PHI 2010 Philosophy 3 Credits
PSY 2012 Psychology 3 Credits
Core Curriculum
CCO 2250 Counseling Skills & Techniques 3 Credits
DEP 2004 Developmental Psychology 3 Credits
CLP 3144 Abnormal Psychology 3 Credits
PPE 3003 Personality Theories 3 Credits
CCO 3302 Christian Counseling Ethics 3 Credits
CCO 3310 Counseling Children & Adolescents 3 Credits
CCO 3320 Crisis Counseling 3 Credits
CCO 3322 Counseling Marriage and Families 3 Credits
CCO 4415 Counseling Multicultural Populations 3 Credits
CCO 4450 Behavioral Science Practicum 3 Credits
CCO 4460 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 3323 Counseling Marriage and Families II 3 Credits
CCO 3330 Spirituality in Counseling 3 Credits
CCO 4420 Pastoral Counseling 3 Credits
CCO 4354 Substance Abuse Counseling 3 Credits
Counseling Electives 6 Credits
Specialization in Clinical Counseling
STA 2023 Statistics 3 Credits
CCO 3350 Group Counseling 3 Credits
CCO 4435 Psychopathology 3 Credits
CCO 4354 Substance Abuse Counseling 3 Credits
Counseling Electives 6 Credits
Total: 18 Credits