Divinity in Christian Counseling Programs of Study

Program Description

The degrees offered for Divinity in Behavioral Science are awarded to students completing 64 credit hours for Associate of Arts; an Additional 64 credit hours for Bachelor of Arts; 48 Credit hours for Master and 68 Credit Hours for Doctorate. This program is designed to combine the core classes’ electives, and special topics with the general requirement for completion of each degree study.

program objectives

The objectives of these programs are basic to the institution’s general purpose and philosophy, and are in keeping with the objectives of the particular concentration. Specifically, these programs of study enable students to:
1. Demonstrate a general knowledge of the Bible, including a comprehensive
understanding of the major books on Human Services
2. Develop an understanding of the underlying principles of Biblical interpretation
3. Apply correct biblical principles in decision making and personal Christian
growth
4. Make effective use of the Bible in a particular ministry of General Christian
service
5. Develop a understanding of the historical application of religion in America
and elsewhere
6. Develop a working knowledge of various manuscripts and translation of the
Bible
7. Achieve skills in research methodology and preparation of major research
projects

Prior Knowledge/prerequisites

The prerequisite for enrollment in the Associate of Divinity in Behavioral Science is a GED or High School Diploma. For enrollment in the Bachelor of Divinity in Behavioral Science is an earned Associate of Divinity in Behavioral Science. For enrollment in the Master of Divinity in Behavioral Science is an earned degree in Bachelor of Divinity in Behavioral Science. For enrollment in the Doctor of Divinity in Behavioral Science is an earned degree in Master of Divinity in Behavioral Science. These prerequisites should include a minimum of 19 credit hours in Bible. NOTE: To receive a Doctor of Philosophy in Christian Counseling, a student must take an additional twelve (12) credit hours in classes with prefix Ph-Re or PR