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SCM 695: Biblical Counseling Capstone 3 credits

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 13 – April 30
  • Register by: December 30

SCM 632: Counseling 3 credits

A theological and practical introduction to the ministry of Christian counseling. Includes the establishment of a biblical foundation, the development of effective procedures, and the discussion of specific issues and problems in counseling.

  • Dates: May 9 – June 18
  • Register by: April 25

SCM 633: Counseling Case Studies 3 credits

Building on the foundation of SCM 632, the course focuses on solving common counseling problems from a biblical viewpoint. Topics covered will include depression, worry, anger, and fear, as well as sexual immorality, substance abuse and eating disorders.

Prerequisite: SCM 632.

  • Dates: June 20 – June 30
  • Register by: June 6
  • Number of Proctored Tests in Course: 2

SCM 637: Marriage & Family Counseling 3 credits

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

Prerequisite: SCM 632.

  • Dates: June 20 – July 30
  • Register by: June 6

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