Academic Catalog 2014.2015 - page 137

Degree Completion Program
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DEGREE COMPLETION PROGRAM
BIB421 Problems & Procedures I (3)
These courses are designed to apply the biblical principles
taught in the Methods of Biblical Change course (BIB330)
to a range of specific counseling problems. Topics
discussed include anger, fear, depression, sexual deviancy,
anxiety, eating disorders, decision making, one’s past, self-
concept, various syndromes, ADHD, and crisis counseling.
Prerequisites: BIB300, BIB330
BIB422 Problems & Procedures II (2)
These courses are designed to apply the biblical principles
taught in the Methods of Biblical Change course (BIB330)
to a range of specific counseling problems. During the
second semester of this course, each student will be part
of a team that will develop and present to the class a
detailed biblical counseling outline for a teacher-approved
counseling problem.
Prerequisites: BIB300, BIB330
BIB431 Counseling Practicum I (2)
These courses are designed to consider the practical
application of the principles of biblical counseling and
the various methodological aspects of the counseling
process. These courses will include student participation in
counseling as counselors, counselees, and observers. These
activities will form the basis of seminar discussions where
counseling will be analyzed from a biblical perspective. The
goal of these courses is to help the student learn, evaluate
and sharpen practical counseling skills.
Prerequisites: BIB300,
BIB330
BIB432 Counseling Practicum II (2)
These courses are designed to consider the practical
application of the principles of biblical counseling and
the various methodological aspects of the counseling
process. These courses will include student participation in
counseling as counselors, counselees, and observers. These
activities will form the basis of seminar discussions where
counseling will be analyzed from a biblical perspective. The
goal of these courses is to help the student learn, evaluate
and sharpen practical counseling skills.
Prerequisites: BIB300,
BIB330
BIB441 Counseling & Youth (2)
This course is designed to help the student to understand
the intense and frequent problems of young people. A
thoroughly biblical understanding of young people and
their problems, and a functional approach to counseling
youth will be presented.
BIB450 Bibliology & Hermeneutics (4)
An introduction to inspiration, inerrancy and sufficiency
of the Bible, as well as the science and art of Biblical
interpretation. Special attention is given to the application
of Scripture to counseling. Various interpretive approaches
on key scriptural passages will be examined, especially as
they relate to the biblical counselor and their task.
BIB455 Counseling, Discipleship &Local Church (2)
Emphasizes the Scriptural truth that the local church is the
primary means by which God accomplishes His work in
the world. Students will learn why the church is the best
environment for counseling and the role counseling plays
in supporting the discipleship ministry of the local church.
BIB302 Ministry Symposium (2)
This course begins with a focus upon the tools and
techniques for the adult learner. Critical skills for
those transitioning into adult education, such as time
management, reading improvement, goal setting, and
study principles are examined. A brief foundation is laid
for use of current technology in the classroom. This
is followed by a discussion of three elements essential
to ministry: a high view of God, a high view of God’s
Word, and a high view of the Church. Each of these
theological components establishes the necessary
foundation for building a philosophy of ministry.
BIB345 Bibliology and Hermeneutics (4)
The various hermeneutical systems demonstrating the
soundness and superiority of the historical-grammatical
approach to biblical interpretation are discussed. In
addition, the doctrine of Bibliology and its foundational
relationship to all of theology and ministry is presented.
Finally, practical considerations in the study of God’s
Word are reviewed.
BIB347 Expositional Research (2)
The student will be introduced to the methods of biblical
and theological research in terms of traditional library
methods as well as various computer and on-line systems.
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