The Master’s College 2015-2016 Catalog
BC362 Biblical Conflict Resolution (2)
This course is designed to help the student think
biblically about conflict and how to respond to life’s
conflicts in a way that glorifies the Lord (1 Cor 10:31).
In particular, the student will be taught a model and a
plan for how to think about struggles in relationships
and evaluate their own typical patterns of response.
These principles apply to business and the church,
but there will be a special focus on handling marriage
BC421, 422 Problems & Procedures I, II (3, 2)
These courses are designed to apply the biblical
principles taught in Methods of Biblical Change
(BC330) 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. 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.
BC431, 432 Counseling Practicum I, II (2, 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.
BC447 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.
BE100 Introduction to Psychology (3)
General introduction to the basic concepts of
psychology, with emphasis given to the various
theories of psychology along with a thorough biblical
analysis and critique.
BE301 Child & Adolescent Development (3)
Analysis of the physiological, cognitive, spiritual,
and personality development from birth through
childhood. There will also be a discussion of
parenting issues and a critique of the self-esteem
movement. A biblical assessment of anthropology
BL301, 302 Elementary Greek I, II (4, 4)
Designed for beginners in Greek; includes a thorough
study of the pronunciation and acquisition of a
working vocabulary and exercises in translation from
Greek to English, as well as from English to Greek.
Translation of selected passages of the Greek New
BL311, 312 Elementary Hebrew I, II (4, 4)
A study of the grammar of the Hebrew language,
as well as the translation of selected passages of the
BL325 Introduction to Biblical Languages (3)
An introduction to the fundamentals of biblical
languages with a particular emphasis upon their correct
usage in Bible study and ministry. This semester-long
course aims to develop competency interacting with
exegetical commentaries, as well as initial ability to
employ them inpersonal study through the aidof tools.
BL401, 402 Intermediate Greek I, II (3, 3)
The accidence and syntax of Koine Greek, together
with readings in the Greek New Testament and an
introduction to the methods of exegesis.
a D.S. Prerequisites: BL301, 302.
BL422 Greek Exegesis (3)
A thorough analytical study of a New Testament
book in the Greek text.
Prerequisite: BL401, 402.
BL461 Advanced Greek Grammar (3)
An intensive study of the syntax and literary features
Prerequisites: BL401, 402.
BL498 Language Area Study (3)
A concentrated area of study in language exegesis,
which may include a topic, a book, or a specialized