Integrate Christian values and counseling methods
Bachelor of Arts
Psychology – Counseling Concentration
Bachelor of Arts Psychology – Counseling Concentration
The Psychology Major, with a Counseling Concentration, provides the student with the academic and professional preparation necessary to work in the field of counseling or to continue studies in graduate school.
The Unique Value
All students graduate with a Bachelor of Arts and receive a double major in Bible and Theology along with their major. There is an energizing momentum that builds as you pursue your education here, and you leave equipped to act on God’s calling to advance the Gospel wherever you may go. The TCF advantage, advance into your career and life ministry to make disciples.
Meet Your Academic Advisor
Leslie Rewald, MS. As the Chair of the Psychology and Counseling program, Professor Rewald will be your academic advisor available to you throughout your time as a student in this degree program. Professor Rewald earned her Master’s degree from Villanova University and her Bachelor of Arts at Temple University.
- Students will have a basic understanding of the major concepts, theoretical perspectives, empirical findings, and historical trends in psychology.
- Students will have the ability to weigh evidence, act ethically, and integrate Christian values with psychology as a discipline.
- A student will display professional skills in the area of his or her concentration.
I. General Studies 39 Credits
SLS 1501 College and Career Success
ENC 1101 Freshman Composition I
ENC 1102 Freshman Composition II
SPC 1608 Introduction to Public Speaking
PHI 1010 Introduction to Philosophy
PSY 1012 General Psychology
LTEL Literature Elective
FAEL Fine Arts Elective
HSEL History Elective
MTEL Math Elective
SCEL Science Elective
General Education Electives
II. Bible and Theology 45 Credits
THEO 4311 Apologetics
BIBL Bible or THEO Theology Elective
GNMN 1302 Evangelism and Discipleship
BIBL 2331 Hermeneutics
BIBL 2301 Life and Revelation of Christ
BIBL 2321 New Testament History and Letters
BIBL 1311 Old Testament Law and History
BIBL 1322 Old Testament Poetry and Prophecy
BIBL 4301 Romans
THEO 3301 Systematic Theology I
THEO 3302 Systematic Theology II
THEO 4321 Systematic Theology III
THEO 4331 Systematic Theology IV
THEO Theology Elective
MISS 1301 World Missions and Religions
III. Major 39 Credits/Core Courses:
COUN 3314 Counseling Nontraditional Families
COUN 4302 Counseling Skills Lab
COUN 2302 Crisis Counseling
DEP 2004 Developmental Psychology
COUN 2301 Introduction to Counseling
SYG 1431 Marriage and Family Communication
CLP 3146 Psychopathology
COUN 4312 Seminar in Group Dynamics
SOP 4004 Social Psychology
COUN 3332 Stress Management
Internship (4 semesters) Non-credit
Major Elective Courses, 9 credits from among:
EXP 3604 Cognitive Psychology
COUN 3312 Counseling Adolescents
EDP 2002 Educational Psychology
SPC 1300 Interpersonal Communication
PSY 3213 Research Methods I
PSY 3215 Research Methods II
STA 2026 Statistics
PPE 3003 Theories of Personality
Freshman Year Fall Semester (15 credits)
Freshman Year Spring Semester (15 credits)
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Our admissions team is here to guide you in the process of enrollment. We believe that every student that enrolls to become part of the Trinity family, God calls. Our mission is to equip you for your calling, to advance in every context of life. We look forward to connecting with you.