Faulkner University

Bachelor of Science in Counseling

Core Curriculum64-70
Christian Literacy(18-24)
Life of Christ (BI 1211/1311)2/3
Book of Acts (BI 1214/13142/3
Pentateuch (BI 2202/2302)2/3
Bible Elective - lower level2/3
Marriage and Family (BI 3311)3
Christian Cultural Heritage (BI 4311)3
Upper Division Bible Electives (two textual courses minimum)4/6
Cultural Heritage Literacy(12)
Western Heritage (HU 1310, 1320, & 2310)9
American Cultural Heritage (HY 2320)3
Mathematical and Scientific Literacy(10)
Mathematics (MH 1338 or higher)3
Natural and Physical Science Requirements7
Natural Science Requirement: one course from Biology
Physical Science Requirement: a Physical Science, Chemistry, or Physics course
Physical or Natural Science (One companion lab course required)
Information and Communication Literacy(15)
Composition and Literature
English Composition I & II (EH 1301 & 1302)6
English/American Literature (EH 2301, 2303, 2304)3
Communication: Speech Communication (EH 1303) 3
Technology - one course from the following list 3
Computer Applications (CA 1302)
Introduction to Computer Science (CS 2305)
Information Research and Strategies (INF 1300)
Technology in the Classroom (ED 2325)
Computers in the Social Sciences (HY 2300)
Personal and Social Literacy(9)
Lifetime Fitness (PE 1300)3
PE Activity (Two activity courses)2
Freshman Experience (FE 1111)1
Social Science: Introduction to Psychology (PY 1310)3
Professional Literacy58
Counseling, Psychology, and Sociology Core(25)
Introduction to Counseling (COU 2320)3
Helping Relationships and Advanced Counseling Skills (COU 3324)3
Childhood and Adolescence Development (PY 3310)3
Behavioral Statistics (PY 3330)3
Behavioral Statistics Lab (PY 3130)1
Research Methods (PY 3350)3
Abnormal Psychology (PY 4310)3
Introduction to Sociology (SY 2328)3
Constitutional Government (HY 2308/PS 3308)3
Counseling Major Requirements(21)
Human Sexuality (COU 3313)3
Life-roles and Career Development (COU 3320)3
Group Dynamics (COU 3370)3
Introduction to Professional Counseling Theories (COU 3375)3
Professional Ethics in Counseling (COU 4345)3
Psychological Assessment (PY 4320)3
Intro to Cultural Anthropology (AN 1301) 3
Counseling Major Electives (Select two courses)(6)
Six hours of courses selected in consultation with advisors such as:
Parent-Child Relationships (COU 2330)
Marital & Family Theory (COU 3312)
Coping with Loss and Grief (COU 3351)
Substance Abuse (COU 3355)
Interpersonal and Family Conflict and Violence (COU 3390)
Psychology of Learning (PY 3380)
Behavior Modification Theories (PY 3385)
Psychological Profiling (CJ 4306)
Social Welfare (SY 3331)
Interviewing Techniques (CJ 4303)
Counseling Experiential(6)
Practicum and Field-based Experience in Counseling (COU 4350)3
Internship and Pre-professional Seminar (COU 4390)3
Total Minimum Hours122/128
Note: 48 semester hours of upper level courses are required for graduation
Note: Graduation requirements for the Counseling degree include successful completion of the Departmental Exit Exam
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