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MASTER OF CHRISTIAN COUNSELING

Purpose

The Master of Christian Counseling program is designed to prepare students to serve as Christian counselors in a church-based ministry and world mission.

Objectives

Upon completing this degree, students will be able to:

1. Exhibit preparation for the Christian ministry in theological and pastoral dimensions.
2. Understand and demonstrate a variety of theories of counseling and apply the knowledge in the therapeutic environment.
3. Understand and develop personal identities, professional issues, ethics, and spirituality of counselors.
4. Apply a personal therapeutic approach in the context of the counseling environment to help people resolve spiritual, relational, and behavioral issues and problems.
Core Courses 15 Credit Hours (Select 5 Courses)
NT 501 Survey of New Testament * [Description] 3
NT 705 Theology of Paul [Description] 3
OT 501 Survey of Old Testament * [Description] 3
OT 503 Pentateuch [Description] 3
CH 501 History of the Christian Church [Description] 3
CH 623 History of Christian Doctrines [Description] 3
EV 520 Personal Evan. and Dis. Training [Description] 3
MI 621 Christian Mission and World Religion [Description] 3
ET 601 Biblical Ethics [Description] 3
TH 521 Systematic Theology I [Description] 3
CL 602 Survey of Christian Leadership [Description] 3
PR 611 Survey of Biblical Preaching [Description] 3
CM 534 Church Music in Contemporary Culture [Description] 3
Concentration Courses 24 Credit Hours (Select 8 courses)
CC 502 Survey of Christian Counseling* [Description] 3
CC 503 Psycho Pathology [Description] 3
CC 505 Counseling Theory and Practice [Description] 3
CC 514 Advanced Counseling : Theories and Practices [Description] 3
CC 523 Marriages and Family Counseling I [Description] 3
CC 615 Crisis Counseling [Description] 3
CC 620 Counselor Professional Identity, Function, and Ethics [Description] 3
CC 625 Human Growth and Development [Description] 3
CC 635 Group Counseling [Description] 3
  * required
Internship Courses 3 Credit Hours
PT 625 Christian Ministry Internship [Description] 1.5
PT 626 Christian Ministry Internship [Description] 1.5
Free Electives 3 Credit Hours
Capstone Course 3 Credit Hours
CP 690 Capstone [Description] 3
Total 48
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