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GE 114: Introduction to Psychological Counseling / Introducción a la Consejería Psicológica

About This Course / Sobre Este Curso


A survey of theories and studies within the field of psychology in topics critical and applicable to understanding, counseling and serving people from differing cultures, ages and genders.  This course is specifically intended for those students who seek to serve as counselor and support in faith-based ministerial roles.


As a result of completing this course, cadets will:

  1. Demonstrate knowledge of psychological terms, concepts, principles, and methods by verbal, creative and written assessment.
  2. Develop an understanding of the connectivity between the science of psychology and their Christian faith and articulate this through the completion of a self-reflection exercise.
  3. Implement basic research methods to evaluate the use of psychological principles in popular culture and orally present their analysis to the class.
  4. Recognize the importance of applying their knowledge of psychological principles to their own wellness and the wellness of those to whom they will minister.
  5. Articulate through group dialogue, the foundational psychological concepts necessary to provide effective counseling and growth for self and others.