Long-Term Courses

Bachelor in Ministerial Counseling

(revised curriculum 17/7/19)

144 credits

Counseling core courses: (60 credits)

  1. Introduction to psychology
  2. Human story & the person of the counselor
  3. Introduction to Human development
  4. Basic counseling skills
  5. Counseling theories
  6. Psychotherapy (prerequisites: Human story or basic counseling skills)
  7. Community counseling
  8. Ethics in counseling
  9. Family Counseling
  10. Child and adolescent issues
  11. Youth Issues
  12. Couple/ marriage Counseling
  13. Group processes and counseling
  14. Counseling Practicum I
  15. Counseling Practicum II

Bible and Theology Courses: (40 credits)

  1. Theological research writing
  2. Spiritual companionship (counseling students)
  3. Theological foundations for counseling
  4. Old testament survey
  5. New testament survey
  6. Pentecostal foundations*
  7. God & Revelation
  8. Christ & salvation
  9. Pastoral counseling
  10. Hermeneutics OT/NT

Focus and Concentration: (28 credits)

Students are to complete 7 out of 10 courses

  1. Expressive art therapy
  2. Addiction therapy
  3. Emotionally and Spiritually Healthy
  4. Human personality
  5. Major Issues in counseling
  6. Abnormal psychology
  7. Human Sexuality
  8. Abuse & Trauma therapy
  9. Loss & grief counseling
  10. Crisis Intervention

Electives: (16 Credits)

*Pentecostal Foundations – non AG students can substitute this with any elective.

Diploma in Ministerial Counselling

(revised curriculum 3/7/19)

40 credit hours

  1. Human Story & the person of the counselor
  2. Theological foundations for counseling
  3. Introduction to human development
  4. Basic counseling skills
  5. Counseling theories
  6. Psychotherapy (Prerequisites: Human Story or Basic counseling skills)
  7. Ethics in Counseling
  8. Counseling Practicum I

*2 electives of student’s choice.

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