BC 200. Introduction to Counseling (3 credits)
Survey of the main emotional and behavioral problems encountered in counseling. Theoretical frameworks for counseling. Principles of care and counseling, with strong emphasis on basic counseling skills and the ability to relate to others. How do people change. How does God’s truth and power work into daily life? This course will seek to answer these questions. (Previous number BC.300).
BC 201. Introduction to Christian Counseling (3 credits)
Survey of the main emotional and behavioral characters encountered in counseling. Theoretical frameworks for counseling. Principles of care and counseling, with strong emphasis on basic counseling skills and the ability to relate to others. How do people change? How does God’s truth and power work into daily life? This course will seek to answer these questions. (Previous number BC.301).
BC 300. Counseling and psychology (3 credits)
Introduction to the relationship between psychological events and behavior, emotions, perception and thought processes. Orientation to the effects of licit and illicit drugs, neurological disorders, psychosomatic medicine, and other current medical research of interest to counselors. . (Previous number BC.400).
BC 301. Marriage and Family Counseling (3 credits)
This seminar provides the student with intensive study in the principles and methods of pastoral counseling as related to the dynamics of marriage and family life. Family development, communication, conflict resolution, child rearing, and divorce counseling will be discussed. . (Previous number BC.401).
BC 303. Marriage & Pre-marriage Christian counseling (3 credits)
This seminar provides the student with intensive study in the principles and methods of Christian counseling as related to the dynamics of marriage and pre-marriage life. Biblical concepts of the health functioning of the family. Family development, communication, conflict resolution, child rearing and abortion, and divorce counseling will be discussed by Christian approach. (Previous number BC.403).
BC 404. Crisis Counseling (3 credits)
The crisis phase is a critical period that all may experience many times throughout the course of life. It behooves the counselor to develop theoretical rationale and a course of action that will guide him/her as he/she works as intervener in the counselee’s situation.
BC 405. Human Personality (3 credits)
Study of critical biblical and theological issues necessary for the construction of a biblical psychology. Representative readings in various personality theorists, with critical theological evaluation.
BC 406. Counseling Problems and Procedures (3 credits)
Application of the broad principles of biblical counseling presented in the introductory course to specific counseling cases and problems. Lectures, assigned readings, research, case studies, discussion, role play and practice in the use of biblical counseling principles and skills will be utilized throughout the course.
BC 407. Counseling Families and Children (3 credits)
This course is designed to expose students to important problems and procedures in counseling families and children. It will also explore various methods of family counseling. The course will also include a review of problems of parenting, early childhood problems, and counseling adolescents.
BC 408. Psychological Foundation of Human Behavior (3 credits)
The purpose of this course is to understand the principles of human behaviors and its psychological foundation. In order to achieve the goal, students will learn about the principles of behavior, motivation theory, learning theory and its application.
BC 409. Human Development I (3 credits)
A study of the development from early childhood to puberty. The course covers the analysis of individual, family, and environmental factors which affect development over the life span, knowledge and understanding of key concepts about human development, analysis of the major principles and theories associated with this field.
BC 410. Human Development II (3 credits)
A study of the development from adolescent to elderly. Emphasis will be upon the development of self-identity and the problems faced by the adolescent. The course covers the developmental process from adolescent to early adulthood and elderly, especially physical and physiological change, cognitive and emotional development, self-identity, and personality development.