PCM 225 Foundations of Christian Counseling 3 hours*
Focuses on the history and development of Christian counseling. The course covers a broad range of issues critical to a counseling ministry and the scriptures that address those issues, including crisis intervention. The student will also observe and participate in role-plays that initiate them into the counseling process. (View syllabus)
PCM 315 Basic Counseling Methods 3 hours
Presents a therapeutic model of counseling. Students practice skills necessary to nurture those who are in need of help.
PCM 330 Introduction to Counseling Theories 3 hours
A study of the basic methods of the major schools of counseling. Emphasis is given to those principles and methods which most schools share in common.
PCM 337 Integration Seminar 3 hours
A study attempting to integrate theology and psychology, pointing out the areas of agreement and disagreement between contemporary psychology and Biblical theology.
PCM 338 Tests and Measurements 3 hours
An introduction to the administration and interpretation of various measurement tools, profiles, and inventories that can aid counselors in their efforts to assist people.
PCM 350 Advanced Counseling Methods 3 hours
Addresses advanced needs of counseling clients. Students learn to choose appropriate intervention strategies. Regular counseling treatments for a variety of needs are surveyed by the instructor and explored in depth by the students.
PCM 391 Independent Studies in Counseling 3 hours
An opportunity for students to conduct independent research under the supervision of a faculty member. A minimum of 45 hours of research for each hour of credit, plus a final paper or project are required for the course.