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SCM 695: Biblical Counseling Capstone

3 cr.

Provides practical biblical counseling experience for students who have completed at least 24 credits. The student will observe 10 hours of biblical counseling, be involved in 60 hours of practical biblical counseling experience, be involved in a minimum of 10 hours of an outreach ministry, and read and evaluate a book on biblical counseling case studies. A final comprehensive examination will assess the student's knowledge of biblical counseling.

  • Dates: January 14 – May 2
  • Register by: December 31

SCM 637: Marriage & Family Counseling

3 cr.

Methods of marriage and family counseling within the church setting. Premarital counseling.

Prerequisite: SCM 632.

  • Dates: March 9 – April 25
  • Register by: February 23

SCM 675: Theology of Missions

3 cr.

An examination and systemization of the teaching of Scripture on the subject of world evangelism. Includes a comparison and contrast of the biblical model with contextualized theologies such as Minjung theology, Black theology, Hispanic theology and African theology.

  • Dates: March 9 – May 2
  • Register by: February 23
  • Number of Proctored Tests in Course: 2

SCM 631: Theories of Counseling

3 cr.

An examination of the counseling theories of prominent Christian psychiatrists, psychologists and counselors, such as Jay Adams, Gary Collins, Larry Crabb, Frank Minirth, Charles Solomon and others. Students will be guided toward the development of a distinctly Christian counseling model.

  • Dates: June 22 – July 25
  • Register by: June 8

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