qualifications of the biblical counselors, the roles of the counselor in biblical counseling, and the role of counseling in
the ministry of the local church. Emphasis will be placed on the theological foundations of biblical counseling and the
key aspects of progressive sanctification. In addition, practical suggestions will be given concerning the counseling
process, which brings broken and hurting people to the love of Christ and His sufficient Word. Case studies will be
utilized to enhance learning. The goal is to equip women to fulfill their scriptural mandate to mentor/counsel other
women and bring ultimate glory to God.
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 difficulties.
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.
Prerequisites: BC300 and BC330.
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.
Prerequisites: BC300 and BC330.
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.
BE101 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.
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 Testament.
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 Old Testament.
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 in personal study through the aid of tools.