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Counseling Ministries B.S. (on campus)

Counseling Ministries B.S. (on campus)

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE – ON CAMPUS

Help Others Grow

Learn about psychology and counseling from a biblical perspective to prepare you for graduate studies and effective ministry. As you are mentored by caring and experienced professors, you will be equipped to help people in both your church and community make real life changes.

Be mentored by caring professors
Find your fit in our community
Get involved and make a difference

PREPARATION FOR LIFE

Career Potential

Counseling Ministries Degree

You will be prepared to:

  • Better serve your community
  • Serve in a wide array of counseling applications in faith-based organizations
  • Pursue graduate studies and state licensure
Counseling Ministries Degree

“I definitely value the education, but for me it’s that relational aspect that CSU has. I know if I had a problem in ministry or my personal life I could call any of the professors that I’ve had and would be able to talk through things with them.”

Daniel

Christian Ministries Major | Seminole, FL

SKILL DEVELOPMENT

What Will You Learn?

In all of the programs at CSU, you’ll be interacting with small class sizes and professors who really care and desire to mentor you. You’ll not only receive quality academics to prepare you for your career, but discipleship to prepare you for life.

Counseling Ministries Degree
Biblical preparation for ministry

Build a solid foundation in Scripture that will prepare you for meaningful ministry. Your professors will mentor you as examples of how to communicate with others in truth and love!

Understanding of psychology and counseling

Learn about the various philosophies of psychology and counseling from a believing worldview. You will learn how to deal with secular philosophies with discernment for effective and biblical counseling.

Foundation for future studies

With flexible electives, you can choose courses that best fit your goals. You will be prepared to transition into the Master of Science in Counseling program to pursue further studies.

YOUR COURSES

What You Will Study

Each of your courses will be taught from a biblical worldview, and you’ll learn with an intimate group of peers led by professors who care about your success.

All courses are three credits unless noted. Course descriptions can be found in the catalog.

First Year
Fall Semester
Spring Semester
  • CSU First Year Experience [CSU101] – 0 credits
  • Principles of Bible Study [BI100]
  • Bible Survey [BI111]
  • Academic and Researched Writing [EN121]
  • Speech Communication [SP100]
  • History Core Elective
  • Writing Across the Disciplines [EN122]
  • Living Well [HP101] – 1 credit
  • General Psychology [PS100]
  • Building a Biblical Lifestyle [TH120]
  • Biblical Studies Elective
  • Humanities Elective

This is an example of what your course schedule may look like; your actual schedule will be determined when you register.

Second Year
Fall Semester
Spring Semester
  • World Religions [EV220]
  • Introduction to Counseling [PS203]
  • Arts & Sciences Elective
  • Free Elective
  • Free Elective
  • Theology Survey [TH211]
  • Biblical Studies Elective
  • Humanities Elective
  • Math or Science Elective
  • Free Elective

This is an example of what your course schedule may look like; your actual schedule will be determined when you register.

Third Year
Fall Semester
Spring Semester
  • Abnormal Psychology [PS303]
  • Arts & Sciences Elective
  • Biblical Studies Elective
  • Counseling Elective
  • Free Elective
  • Dynamics of Discipleship [PS301]
  • Historical and Contemporary Theories in Counseling [PS402]
  • Theological Distinctives [TH308]
  • Counseling Ministry Elective
  • Free Elective

This is an example of what your course schedule may look like; your actual schedule will be determined when you register.

Fourth Year
Fall Semester
Spring Semester
  • Ethics and Professionalism [PS313]
  • Biblical Studies Elective
  • Biblical Studies Elective
  • Counseling Elective
  • Counseling Elective
  • Worldviews: Humanities and Science [PH206]
  • Marriage and Family Dynamics [PS414]
  • Crisis Counseling [PS416]
  • Senior Seminar [TH480]
  • Counseling Elective

This is an example of what your course schedule may look like; your actual schedule will be determined when you register.

Program Highlights
  • Take up to 12 credits dual enrolled with CSU’s Master of Science in Counseling program to get ahead in your studies.
  • Easily transfer many previous collegiate studies.
  • Learn from experienced professors invested in your growth and future success.
Equip your passion for ministry.

You will be prepared to begin ministering to others through biblical counseling, and to pursue graduate studies for state licensure.

 

Meet our Faculty

You’ll learn from professors who care deeply about you and your goals.

BEST CHOICE

CSU is Affordable

We believe every student should have the opportunity to choose a biblical higher education—regardless of their financial circumstance. That’s why we’re committed to keeping costs for students as low as possible.

UNDERGRADUATE

Average Cost

Before federal and state grants

*Anticipated typical cost for first-time, full-time, residential undergraduate CSU students for 2024-25. This cost includes tuition, housing, meals, general fee and CSU scholarships. Your total cost can be even lower if you qualify for more aid, including federal and state grants which do not have to be paid back.

Information provided by the National Center for Education Statistics.

WHY CSU?

You want to
choose a college:

  • Where you can get prepared for your future.
  • Where you will grow in your relationship with Christ.
  • Where you truly find your fit.

Students constantly say the top reason they love CSU so much is: Community. When you’re part of the CSU community, you attend class with professors who are mentors; you do life right alongside others who want to serve their Savior, and you are welcomed into lifelong friendships that last well beyond graduation.

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See how you fit in here at CSU, where you'll learn through a biblical worldview, become part of an encouraging community and prepare to serve Christ through your life and career.

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