This degree is largely designed to equip students for education and counseling ministry with the knowledge and skills in multicultural settings. It also addresses critical issues within the contexts of homes, families and communities in both educational and ministerial environments.
MissionTo prepare undergraduate students whose interest is in counseling with basic introductory studies of counseling within biblical values and perspectives as well as larger academic disciplines provided by general education and biblical studies.
ObjectivesStudents who successfully complete the B.S.F. curriculum will:
- Demonstrate basic knowledge of the Bible and evangelical Christian theology.
- Have basic concepts and knowledge about education and counseling in local churches.
- Learn the basic skills in teaching and counseling in local church settings.
- Demonstrate competence in pursuing higher degree in pastoral and missionary ministries.
- B.S.F. students must satisfactorily complete a minimum of 120 credits: General Education (36 credits), major requirements (54 credits), WUV Core courses (15 credits), and electives (15 credits).
- A cumulative grade point average of C (2.0) must be maintained.
- Students must satisfactorily pass the graduation exams: Bible test and Essay test.
- Students fulfill the community service in order to learn ministry formation.
- LIL 101 Library Information Literacy 0 credits
General Education 36 credits See the general education section for details.
WUV Core Courses 15 credits
- BNT 101 New Testament Survey
- THL 101 Biblical Doctrine I
- BOT 101 Old Testament Survey
- FDS 101 Introduction to Christian Faith
- FDS 102 World View
Major Requirements 54 credits
- BIB 201 Bible Study Methods
- BIB 351 Great Figures of the Bible
- BNT 211 Life of Jesus
- CNS 101 Introduction to Counseling
- CNS 211 Counseling Theories
- CNS 222 Individual Counseling
- CNS 323 Group Counseling
- CNS 401 Marriage & Family System
- CNS 413 Family Counseling
- CNS 433 Mental Health
- BNT 209 Gospels and Acts
- EDU 201 Educational Foundations
- EDU 311 Educational Psychology
- EDU 411 Introduction to Christian Education
- ETH 301 Ethics
- HIS 301 History of the Christian Church
- FDS 102 Christian Worldview
- MSS 101 Introduction to Christian Mission
- PSY 311 Developmental Psychology: Personality Theories
Spiritual Formation Requirements 0 credits
- SPF101 Chapel Service
- SPF102 Chapel Service
- SPF201 Chapel Service
- SPF202 Chapel Service
- SPF301 Chapel Service
- SPF302 Chapel Service
- SPF401 Chapel Service
- SPF402 Chapel Service
Ministry Formation Requirements 0 credits
- CHS101 Community Service Freshman
- CHS102 Community Service Freshman
- CHS201 Community Service Sophomore
- CHS202 Community Service Sophomore
- CHS301 Community Service Junior
- CHS302 Community Service Junior
- CHS401 Community Service Senior
Free Electives 15 credits
Any Bachelor’s course.
Total 120 Credits