Psychology in religion Programs of Study

Program Description

The degrees offered in Psychology in Religion 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
3. Apply correct biblical principles in decision making and personal Christian
4. Make effective use of the Bible in a particular ministry of general Christian
5. Develop a understanding of the historical application Human Services 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 Psychology in Religion is a GED or High School Diploma. For enrollment in the Bachelor of Psychology in Religion is an earned Associate of Psychology in Religion. For enrollment in the Master of Psychology in Religion is an earned degree in Bachelor of Psychology in Religion. For enrollment in the Doctor of Psychology in Religion is an earned degree in Master of Psychology in Religion. These prerequisites should include a minimum of 19 credit hours in Bible.

Course # Course Name Credit
En-131 English Grammar 3 credit hours
En-132 English Composition 3 credit hours
Ma-131 Basic Mathematics 3 credit hours
Bi-122 O.T Survey 4 credit hours
Bi-123 N.T. Survey 3 credit hours
Bi-134 Manners & Customs I 3 credit hours
Bi-135 Manners & Customs II 3 credit hours
Ph-122 Beginning Hermeneutics 2 credit hours
Mi-123 Missions 2 credit hours
Sc- Behavioral Science Elective 3 credit hours
Bi-131 The Pentateuch 3 credit hours
Th-221 Bible Doctrine I 2 credit hours
Th-222 Bible Doctrine II 2 credit hours
Th-331 Systematic Theology I 3 credit hours
Th-332 Systematic Theology II 3 credit hours
Pm-121 Biblical Research & Writing 2 credit hours
Mi-121 Evangelism 3 credit hours
Pr-221 Introduction of Psychology 3 credit hours
Pr-222 Developmental Psychology 4 credit hours
Pr-223 Social Psychology 3 credit hours
Pr-224 Cognition 4 credit hours
Pr-226 Health and Clinical Psychology 4 credit hours

Total Credits: 64 credit hours

Course # Course Name Credit
Pr-440 Applied Social Psychology 4 credit hours
Pr-441 Cognitive Motivation 3 credit hours
Pr-442 The Wealth Paradox 3 credit hours
Pr-443 Cheating, Corruption, and Concealment 3 credit hours
Pr-444 The Dialogical Mind 3 credit hours
Pr-445 Cultural- Existential Psychology 4 credit hours
Pr-447 Accurately 4 credit hours
Pr-448 Personal Relationship 3 credit hours
Pr-449 Social Representation 3 credit hours
Pr-550 Positive Approaches to Optimal Relationship 4 credit hours
Pr-551 Development 3 credit hours
Pr-552 Child Development 3 credit hours
Pr-553 The Psychology of Prejudice 3 credit hours
Pr-554 Acculturation Psychology 4 credit hours
Pr-555 Emotional Lives 4 credit hours
Pr-556 From Self to Social Relationship 3 credit hours
Pr-557 The Expression of Emotions 3 credit hours
Pr-558 Aesthetic of Emotion 3 credit hours
Pr-559 The Interpersonal Dynamic of Emotion 4 credit hours

Total Credits: 64 credit hours

Course # Course Name Credit
Pr-663 Knowing Hands 3 credit hours
Pr-664 The Constructive Mind 4 credit hours
Pr-665 The Wonder of Language 4 credit hours
Pr-667 Cognition 3 credit hours
Pr-668 Critical Feeling 3 credit hours
Pr-699 Thinking about Human Memory 4 credit hours
Pr- 668 Workplace Aggressions 4 credit hours
Pr-771 Cognitive Adaptation 4 credit hours
Pr-772 Language Evolution 3 credit hours
Pr-773 Cognitive Neuroscience of Memory 4 credit hours
Pr-774 The Neuroscience of Expertise 4 credit hours
Pr-775 The Neuroscience of Intelligence 4 credit hours
Pr-776 The Neuroscience of Creativity 4 credit hours

Total Credits: 48 credit hours
SPT-698 Master’s Thesis 6 credit hours

Course # Course Name Credit
Pr-777 How We Think and Learn 3 credit hours
Pr-779 The Measure of All Minds 4 credit hours
Pr-800 The Transformative Mind 3 credit hours
Pr-821 School Bullying in Different Culture 4 credit hours
Pr-822 Creativity and Personality Research 4 credit hours
Pr-823 Creativity and Reason in Cognitive
Development 4 credit hours
Pr-824 Depression and the Self 3 credit hours
Pr-825 Psychopathology 3 credit hours
Pr-826 Substance and Behavioral Addiction 4 credit hours
Pr-827 Adult Personality Growth in
Psychotherapy 4 credit hours
Pr-829 Mobile Phone behavior 3 credit hours
Pr-900 Economic Psychology 3 credit hours
Pr-921 Cyber Psychology 3 credit hours
Pr-922 Cyber Psychology and the Brain 4 credit hours
Pr-923 The Relational Lens 3 credit hours
Pr-924 Psychology and the Internet 4 credit hours
Pr-925 Creativity across Domains 3 credit hours
Pr-926 Research and Theory on
Pr-927 History of Modern Psychology 3 credit hours
Pr-928 Purpose and Cognition 3 credit hours
Pr-929 Psychology Research Methods 3 credit hours

Total Credits 68 credit hours
SPT-Dis 898 Dissertation 9 credit hours