Admission Requirements Admission to this program is limited to persons holding a Bachelors degree or its equivalent who also meet all other admission requirements for the seminary.
Degree Requirements Master of Arts in Biblical Counseling (M.A. in B.C.) students complete 30 semester hours of core studies, 30 specialty hours, and 3 elective hours for a total of 63 credit hours with an overall GPA of 2.0 or better.
Master of Arts Core IND5000 Introduction to the Cooperative Program OTS5110 Old Testament: Pentateuch and Historical Books OTS5120 Old Testament: Wisdom, Poetry, and Prophets NTS5110 New Testament: Acts, Epistles, and Revelation NTS5120 New Testament: Jesus and the Gospels BTI5100 Hermeneutics HIS5130 Baptist History: Identity, Heritage, and Polity MIS5000 Introduction to Great Commission Studies THE6110 Christian Theology I THE6120 or 6130 Christian Theology II OR Christian Theology III PHI5100 or ETH5100 Christian Philosophy OR Christian Ethics
Biblical Counseling Core Courses BCO5500 BCO7501 BCO7502 BCO7503
Biblical Counseling Counseling Practicum I* Counseling Practicum II* Counseling Practicum III*
30 0 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3
30 12 3 3 3 3
*Students will be required to complete a grand total of 30 hours of supervised counseling while taking these three skills implementation courses. Supervision is to be understood in a broad sense and will occur with progressive forms and degrees of oversight/monitoring. Specialty Courses BCO6500 Counseling Theory BCO6560 Marital & Pre-Marital Counseling BCO6590 Crisis Intervention BCO6551 Counseling Individuals with Problematic Emotions BCO6552 Counseling Individuals with Addiction Problems BCO6570 Counseling Parents & Children
Electives Total Hours
18 3 3 3 3 3 3
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