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Bachelor of Science with Split Majors in Biblical Studies, Christian Leadership and Biblical Counseling (BSCLBC) - ADCP

Bachelor of Science with Split Majors in Biblical Studies, Christian Leadership and Biblical Counseling (BSCLBC) - Accelerated Degree Completion

Program Coordinator: Steven P. Sullivan, D. Min., Ph.D.

This 144 credit hour program with split majors in Biblical Studies, Christian Leadership, and Biblical Counseling culminates in a Bachelor of Science degree. The purpose of this training is to prepare men and women to engage in church, parachurch, or private biblical counseling, provide a base for seminary or other graduate training, and equip Christian leaders for a life of vocational or lay service as a leader in the church, parachurch, and/or business. The courses offered in the curriculum are not designed to meet academic or other requirements of the State of Texas for licensure as a professional counselor. Upon completion of the program, successful students will:

1.Demonstrate an understanding of the biblical-framework model for biblical counseling

2.Understand and apply the servant leader model for leadership.

3.Apply principles of biblical counseling to specific counseling situations

Upon successful completion of the program, students receive a Bachelor of Science Degree with majors in Biblical Studies, Christian Leadership, and Biblical Counseling.

The Bachelor of Science in Biblical Studies, Christian Leadership, and Biblical Counseling degree completion program is composed of upper division college-level courses totaling 78-credit hours offered in an accelerated form as follows:

1.The 78 hours consist of 26 courses.

2.Students’ focus will be on one course at a time.

3.Entering students must have at least 69-hours of approved college credits, from accredited institutions, 36-hours of which must be general education credits.

4.At graduation, successful students will have cumulative college-level credits as follows:

•78 hours CBS baccalaureate core curriculum–all earned at CBS

•36 hours general education courses–transferred-in and/or earned at CBS

•30 hours free elective courses–transferred-in and/or earned at CBS

DEGREE AND GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS

Bachelor students are expected to complete all degree and graduation requirements pursuant to their degree program no later than one year following the successful completion of the research project course. Failure to comply will result in the student being withdrawn from the Bachelor’s program and subjected to re-enrollment procedures and fees.

1.Successful completion of all admissions requirements including completion of high school diploma or GED

2.78 credit hours of BSCL/BSBC curriculum

3.36 credit hours of approved general education

4.30 credit hours of approved free electives

5.Cumulative 2.0 grade point average

6.Satisfactory completion of 2 units in Christian Service Learning Program and 2 Spiritual Formation units

7.Intent to Graduate Form filed by submitted date

8.Academic advising sessions including all post testing and measurements

9.Graduation/Diploma fee

10.Completion of exit counseling for students with Stafford or PLUS loans

11.Approval by CBS faculty

12.No unresolved disciplinary matter, including but not limited to, student code of conduct violations, library, and/or financial obligation

13.See Graduation Requirements for additional requirement(s) for all academic programs 

DEGREE PLAN FOR BACHELOR OF SCIENCE WITH SPLIT MAJORS IN BIBLICAL STUDIES, CHRISTIAN LEADERSHIP, AND BIBLICAL COUNSELING (ADCP)

This cohort program is a lockstep program and the MAJOR COURSES are designed to be taken in order as shown by this table:

GENERAL STUDIES

HRS

MAJOR COURSES (Cont’d)

HRS

ENGLISH 9 hours

 

BIBLE and THEOLOGY (Cont’d)

 

English Composition 1

3

BIBL 3312 Special Issues in the Historical and Wisdom

Literature

3

English Composition 2

3

Literature

3

BIBL 3313 Special Issues in the Prophetic Literature.

3

SOCIAL SCIENCE 3 hours

 

BIBL 3321 Special Issues in the Gospels

3

Western Civilization or US History

3

BIBL 3322 Special Issues in Acts and Pauline Epistles

3

PHILOSOPHY/SOCIAL SCIENCES/RELIGIOUS STUDIES 6 hours

 

BIBL 3323 Special Issues in the General Epistles

3

THEO 3331 Theological Method

3

Social Science/Religious Studies1

6

LEADERSHIP STUDIES 24 hours

 

FINE ARTS/HUMANITIES 3 hours

 

LSCL 4340 Introduction to Christian Leadership and

Leadership Development

3

Fine Arts/Humanities2

3

MATH/SCIENCES 6 hours

 

LSCL 4341 Personal Pilgrimage and Character in

Leadership

3

Computer Science or Math

3

Natural Science3

3

LSCL 4342 Relationships and Visioneering in Leadership

3

COMMUNICATIONS 3 hours

 

LSCL 4343 Interpersonal Skills for Leadership

3

Speech4

3

LSCL 4344 Organizational Skills for Leadership

3

GENERAL EDUCATION ELECTIVE 6 hours

 

LSCL 4345 Case Studies in Leadership and Ethics

3

Any courses from the categories above

6

LSCL 4346 Applied Research Project I

3

FREE ELECTIVES 30 hours

 

LSCL 4347 Applied Research Project II

3

 

30

COUNSELING STUDIES 24 hours

 

ORIENTATION non-credit

 

MSBC 3311 Theological Foundations for Biblical

Counseling

3

ORIE 1013 Orientation

n/a

CHRISTIAN SERVICE 2 units

 

MSBC 3312 Comparative Analysis of Psych. Counseling,

Christian Int. Counseling, and Bib. Counseling

3

MCSP 2011 Christian Service, 1

1u

MCSP 2011 Christian Service, 2

1u

MSBC 3313 Introduction to Biblical Framework

Counseling

3

SPIRITUAL FORMATION 2 units

 

MSSF 3011 Spiritual Formation, 1

1u

MSBC 3314 Analysis of Common Problems Through

Biblical Framework Counseling

3

MSSF 3012 Spiritual Formation, 2

1u

MAJOR COURSES

HRS

MSBC 3315 Marriage and Family

3

GENERAL EDUCATION MAJOR CORE 3 hours

 

MSBC 4301 Advanced Concepts in Biblical Framework

Counseling 1

3

ENGL 3330 Advanced Research and Writing

3

BIBLE and THEOLOGY 27 hours

 

MSBC 4302 Advanced Concepts in Biblical Framework

Counseling 1

3

BIBL 3301 Biblical Interpretation

3

THEO 3330 Major Bible Themes

3

MSBC 4303 Biblical Counseling Process and

Methodologies

3

BIBL 3311 Special Issues in the Pentateuch

3

1 History, Philosophy, Logic, Economics, Sociology, Psychology, Political Science, Public Policy, Counseling, Bible, Theology, Foundations of Spiritual Life or Apologetics.

2 Foreign Language, Music Theory, Philosophy or Art Appreciation.

3 Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Astronomy, Geology or Anatomy and Physiology.

4 Expository Preaching classes, MSPM 3300-3305, may substitute for Speech. These classes are for men only. MSCE 3323 Women Teaching Women may substitute for Speech. This class is for women only.

DEGREE PLAN FOR BACHELOR OF SCIENCE WITH SPLIT MAJORS IN BIBLICAL STUDIES, CHRISTIAN LEADERSHIP, AND BIBLICAL COUNSELING (ADCP)

Suggested Sequence

Year

Fall

Spring

Summer

1

ENGL 3330 Advanced Research and Writing

BIBL 3301 Biblical Interpretation

THEO 3330 Major Bible Themes

BIBL 3311 Special Issues in the Pentateuch

BIBL 3312 Special Issues in the Historical and Wisdom Literature

BIBL 3313 Special Issues in the Prophetic Literature

MSSF 3011 Spiritual Formation, 1

BIBL 3321 Special Issues in the Gospels

BIBL 3322 Special Issues in Acts and Pauline Epistles

BIBL 3323 Special Issues in General Epistles

MCSP 2011 Christian Service, 1

2

THEO 3331 Theological Method

LSCL 4340 Introduction to Christian Leadership and Leader Development

LSCL 4341 Personal Pilgrimage and Character in Leadership

LSCL 4342 Relationships and Visioneering in Leadership

LSCL 4343 Interpersonal Skills for Leadership

LSCL 4344 Organizational Skills for Leadership

LSCL 4345 Case Studies in Leadership and Ethics

LSCL 4346 Applied Leadership Research Project I

LSCL 4347 Applied Leadership Research Project II

MCSP 2011 Christian Service, 2

3

MSBC 3311 Theological Foundations for Biblical Counseling

MSBC 3312 Comparative Analysis of Psychological Counseling, Christian Integrative Counseling, and Biblical Counseling

MSBC 3313 Introduction to Biblical Framework Counseling

MSBC 3314 Analysis of Common Problems Through Biblical Framework Counseling

MSBC 3315 Marriage and Family

MSBC 4301 Advanced Concepts in Biblical Framework Counseling 1

MSBC 4302 Advanced Concepts in Biblical Framework Counseling 2

MSBC 4303 Biblical Counseling Process and Methodologies

MSSF 3012 Spiritual Formation, 2