Academic Catalog 2014.2015 - page 161

Master of Arts in Biblical Counseling
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GRADUATE PROGRAMS
to counsel, counseling in everyday life, avoiding legalism
in counseling, God’s laws and ordained authority, and
counseling apologetics.
BC583 Discipling Women (2)
This course provides basic training in developing and
maintaining a women’s ministry within the local church.
Topics include the priority of discipleship, a biblical
definition of discipleship, and training in the how to’s of
discipleship.
BC584 Problems Women Face Today (2)
This course is designed to cover several specific
counseling problems common to women. Some of the
topics discussed will include: the feminist influence, the
role of women in the church, misperceptions regarding
submission, not having a gentle and quiet spirit, PMS,
vanity, hurt feelings, unbiblical manipulation, and
idolatrous emotional attachments. Special emphasis will
also be given to common questions women ask such as
“What about chemical imbalance?” and “Why and how
should I come off my psychiatric drugs?”
BC592 Counseling Internship (2)
This is part one of a supervised and evaluated internship,
consisting of at least two actual counseling sessions per
week and a total of 25 hours of counseling. Assistance
will be provided for the student in obtaining counseling
opportunities.
Prerequisites: All core courses, beside BC598
and BC593.
BC593 Advanced Counseling Internship (2)
This is part two of a supervised and evaluated internship,
consisting of at least two actual counseling sessions per
week and a total of 25 hours of counseling. Assistance
will be provided for the student in obtaining counseling
opportunities.
Prerequisites: All core courses.
BC597 Practicum in Teaching
A faculty-directed practicum concerning the principles
and practices of effective teaching of Biblical Counseling
in conjunction with a semester-long teaching opportunity.
Emphasis will be placed on teaching technique, the
learning process, and curricular design.
Prerequisites: All
core courses.
BC598 Thesis Research (2)
This is guided independent research. The special problem
or area of investigation must be precisely stated in written
form, pursued under faculty supervision, and approved
by the Chairman and Thesis Coordinator of the Biblical
Counseling Department. The thesis research must be
successfully orally defended and a fully documented
research outline suitable to supporting a thesis paper of
100-120 pages in length is required.
BC599 Thesis Composition (2)
This guided independent research requires the student
to compose a thesis paper, presenting the biblical
understanding and counseling methodology for a specific
problem that could be encountered in counseling, taking
the form of a 100 to 120 page, fully documented paper.
Thesis topics are approved by the Department Chair and
the Thesis Coordinator; research and composition are
pursued under an appointed faculty advisor.
Prerequisites:
All core courses.
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