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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.