BS in Psychology, Chemical Dependency Counseling Concentration | Cincinnati Christian University

BS in Psychology, Chemical Dependency Counseling Concentration

Description:
The 120-hour Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology at Cincinnati Christian University develops student understanding of the scientific principles of the social sciences including research design, methodology and statistical analysis. The Chemical Dependency Counseling Concentration prepares students to enter into the substance abuse and treatment profession. Students are able to critically evaluate empirical support for psychological findings and understand how psychology can be applied to strengthen the individual and community. Additionally, students in this program understand the relationship between psychology and Biblical teaching, appreciate the diversity and uniqueness of the individual and develop a compassionate character and desire to serve others.

Expected Outcomes:
– Develop an understanding of the scientific principles of the social sciences including research design, methodology and statistical analysis (PS1)
– Critically evaluate empirical support for various theories and findings (PS2)
– Develop insights into, and understand the relationship between natural science, social science and Biblical teaching (PS3)
– Understand how psychology enables individuals to make informed judgments and strengthen the community (PS4)
– Develop a compassionate character and desire to serve others (PS5)
– Appreciate the diversity and uniqueness of the individual, fostering a respect for others (PS6)

Degree Requirements
Biblical & Theological Studies Core (18 hrs)
– BSOT 100 Old Testament Introduction (3 hrs)
– BSNT 100 New Testament Introduction (3 hrs)
– BSEG 101 Christian Belief & Practice I (3 hrs)
– BSOT 300 Old Testament Teachings & Perspectives (3 hrs)
– BSNT 300 New Testament Teachings & Perspectives (3 hrs)
– BSNT 480 Bible & Culture Seminar (3 hrs)
Arts & Sciences Core (39 hrs)
– ENGL 110 College English I (3 hrs)
– ENGL 111 College English II (3 hrs)
– ENGL 220 Survey of Multicultural Literature (3 hrs)
– HIST 220 History of Christianity in the Western World (3 hrs)
– HIST 230 History of the Restoration Movement (3 hrs)
– MATH 240 Statistics (3 hrs)
– PSYC 110 Introductory Psychology (3 hrs)
– PSYC 150 Theories of Psychotherapy (3 hrs)
– SPCH 110 Public Speaking (3 hrs)
– Humanities Elective (6 hrs)
– Natural Science Electives (6 hrs)
Psychology Major (36 hrs)
– PSYC 220 Developmental Psychology (3 hrs)
– PSYC 240 Research in the Behavioral Sciences I (3 hrs)
– PSYC 241 Research in the Behavioral Sciences II (3 hrs)
– PSYC 272 Cognitive Psychology (3 hrs)
– PSYC 280 Personality Psychology (3 hrs)
– PSYC 285 Social Psychology (3 hrs)
– PSYC 290 Physiological Psychology (3 hrs)
– PSYC 350 Abnormal Psychology (3 hrs)
– PSYC 480 Psychology & The Bible Seminar
Chemical Dependency Counseling Concentration (12 hours)
– PSYC 250 Basic Counseling Skills (3 hrs)
– PSYC 353 Addictions & Substance Abuse I (3 hrs)
– PSYC 354 Addictions & Substance Abuse II (3 hrs)
– PSYC 395 Psychology Practicum (3 hrs)
Open Electives (24 hrs)