Purpose:

The Counseling Psychology Major provides the student with the academic and professional preparation necessary to work in the field of counseling or to continue studies in graduate school.  Graduates with a bachelor’s degree in Counseling are equipped to teach in many Christian schools, work in a Human Services related field or become part of their church’s counseling team.

 

Requirements:

Bible and Theology – 24 Credits

Counseling Psychology – 30 Credits 

General Education – 36 Credits (transfer or backfill)

Open Electives – 33 Credits (transfer or backfill)

Total Required Credits – 123 Credits

 

Counseling Psychology Courses:

Introduction to Counseling

Marriage & Family Communication

Cognitive Psychology

Developmental Psychology

Counseling Adolescents

Crisis Counseling

Counseling Skills Lab

Psychopathology 

Seminar in Group Dynamics

Counseling Psychology Internship

 

Program Outcomes/Goals:

  1. Students will have a basic understanding of the major concepts, theoretical perspectives, empirical findings, and historical trends in psychology.
  2. Students will have the ability to weigh evidence, act ethically, and integrate Christian values with Counseling Psychology as a discipline.
  3. Upon completion of a bachelor’s degree in Counseling Psychology, a student will display professional skills in the area of his or her concentration and become outstanding members and leaders in their profession.