Courses for this program (60 Credits)

Biblical & Theological Studies Courses:

  1. Hermeneutics: This course focuses on principles and methods of interpreting and understanding biblical texts.
  2. How to read and teach the Bible: This course provides instruction on effectively studying and teaching the Bible.
  3. World Religions: This course explores various religions and their beliefs, practices, and cultural contexts.
  4. Theology of Christianity: This course examines the core beliefs and doctrines of Christianity.
  5. Church History: This course provides an overview of the historical development and major events in Christian history.
  6. Fundamentals of Theology: This course covers the foundational concepts and principles of Christian theology.
  7. Christian Ethics: This course explores ethical principles and dilemmas from a Christian perspective.

Chaplaincy Courses:

  1. Foundations of Chaplaincy: This course introduces the foundational concepts and practices of chaplaincy ministry.
  2. Vision and Leadership of Chaplaincy: This course focuses on developing a vision and effective leadership skills in the context of chaplaincy.
  3. Pastoral Care: Theology of Suffering: This course explores the theological understanding of suffering and equips chaplains to provide pastoral care in times of suffering.
  4. Spiritual Care: This course focuses on providing spiritual support and guidance to individuals in various contexts.
  5. Applied Focus: Personal Ministry Formation: This course helps students develop their personal approach and style in chaplaincy ministry.
  6. Reflection paper: This assignment allows students to reflect on their experiences and learning throughout the program.

Counseling Courses:

  1. Integration of Theology and Psychology: This course explores the integration of psychological theories and principles with theological perspectives in counseling.
  2. Crisis and Trauma Counseling: This course provides training in counseling individuals experiencing crisis and trauma.
  3. Cross-Cultural Counseling: This course focuses on developing cultural competency and effective counseling skills in diverse cultural contexts.
  4. Ethical and Legal Issues for Counselors: This course examines the ethical and legal considerations relevant to counseling practice.
  5. Final Paper: This assignment allows students to synthesize their learning and demonstrate their understanding of counseling principles.

These courses cover a range of topics, including biblical interpretation, theological foundations, chaplaincy principles, and counseling skills. By completing this program, students will be equipped with the knowledge and skills necessary to serve as chaplains and provide spiritual care and counseling to individuals in various contexts.