Bachelor of Arts in Biblical Counseling

Description
The Bachelor of Arts program is a postsecondary professional degree equip students for effective ministry churches, missions and denominational service. This program requires a high school diploma or an equivalency certificate. This is a four-year program requiring 120 semester hours of academic credit for graduation.

 

Objectives
The Bachelor of Arts program is designed to promote growth toward personal maturity and professional ministry competence. The objectives of the program are accomplished through classroom instruction, the modeling of professors, the practice of ministry through the Practical Missions program, chapel services, and student organizations.

 

The Bachelor of Arts in Biblical Counseling program seeks to guide students to develop the ability to understand and interpret the Christian faith in the light of its biblical, theological, and historical dimensions and to utilize insights gained from these disciplines for the effective practice of ministry in the church, the community, and the world.

 

Admission Requirements
Students must submit official transcripts from all educational institutions attended. Official high school transcripts or GED test scores are not required if the applicant as more than 24 college credit hours. Prospective students are required to submit SAT or ACT scores unless they are 24 years old or older or have passed 15 credit hours from a regionally accredited college or university. An SAT score of 900 or an ACT score of 18 is required for admission. Conditional admission is granted in certain cases when these scores are not achieved (see the Catalog for full details).

 

Completion Requirements
In order to qualify for graduation from Mid-America Baptist Theological Seminary, each student in the Bachelor of Arts in Biblical Counseling program must satisfy the “General Requirements for Graduation” as set forth in the Catalog. In addition each student in the Bachelor of Arts program must complete 120 semester hours of courses specified in the course listing. This includes a minimum of 33 semester hours of general education courses in three different areas: humanities or fine arts, social or behavioral sciences, and the natural sciences or mathematics. Of the 120 credit hours required, 105 are core courses and 15 are electives. Bachelor of Arts degrees have both major and minor academic concentrations and students may also choose a double major.
 
Bachelor of Arts in Biblical Counseling Course Requirements

 

 

Course Title

 

Course Number

 

Semester

Hours

 

Total

Hours

FIRST YEAR

Old Testament Survey 1, 2

Introduction to Philosophy

Music Appreciation

Introduction to Literature

Introduction to Computing

World History 1, 2

Applied Mathematics

Introduction to Research and Writing

 

 

SECOND YEAR

New Testament Survey 1, 2

Language 1, 2

History of Christianity

Personal Evangelism

Basic Biblical Doctrines

Leadership Development

Introduction to Christian Education

Introduction to Biology

 

THIRD YEAR

Basic Biblical Interpretation

Introduction to Biblical Counseling

Traditional Religions, World Religions, and Cults

Biblical Counseling Ministry Development

Counseling Theories and Issues

Contemporary Issues in Counseling

Minor 1

Minor 2

Minor 3

Minor 4

 

 

FOURTH YEAR

Biblical Counseling Apologetics

Christian Conciliation Procedures

Literary Resources Biblical Counseling

Biblical Counseling Practicum

Marriage and Family

Pastoral Ministry or Church Ministry

Minor 5

Minor 6

Minor 7

Minor 8

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

OT 2101-2102

PH 3901

CM 4701

EN 4914

CS 4950

WH 4961-4962

MA 4971

EN 4900

 

 

 

NT 2601-2602

 

CH 3001

EV 3200

TH 3701

PM 4270

CE 4484

SC 4981

 

 

BH 2100

CN 4103

MS 3405

CN 4106

CN 4173

CN 4175

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

CN 4111

CN 4125

CN 4189

CN 4190

CN 4114

PM 4200/CE 4552

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

6

3

3

3

3

6

3

3

 

 

 

6

6

3

3

3

3

3

3

 

 

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

 

 

 

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

    30

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

30

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

30

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

30

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Total Semester Hours Required for Graduation                                                                                  120

 

 

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