Sample Courses

Difficult Issues in Counseling — DM730

A study in the application of biblical principles taught in the Theology of Discipleship & Soul Care course to a range of specific and challenging counseling problems seen among churched individuals (Module: Four).

Writing & Research in Biblical Counseling I — DM645

A course designed to introduce students to the skills of research and writing as it pertains to the proposal and first chapter of the doctoral counseling thesis project (Module: One).

Applied Ministry Experience I — DM620

A practicum consisting of field experience to develop counseling skills while pursuing the Fellow status of ACBC certification (where applicable). Each student will be required to have field experience in observing and being observed counseling. Students will also be expected to apply the theory and methodology of biblical counseling in their ministry context, in every way possible (Module: One).

Biblical Counseling Thesis Project Culmination — DM790

The completion of chapter 5 of the doctoral counseling thesis project with input from the student’s thesis advisor and second reader. This course also includes the giving of the oral defense for the thesis project and must be the final course of the counseling doctoral program (Module: Sign up at the end of the fourth. Complete post the fourth).