Programs Minor in Behavioral Health - Arizona Christian University

Minor in Behavioral Health

Overview

The Behavioral Health program is designed to help students learn and understand what constitutes psychological, emotional, and spiritual well-being for individuals. All students will learn to consistently practice integration of psychology and Christianity.

Why Behavioral Health at ACU?

In addition to a faculty to student ratio of 17:1 and a rigorous and biblically integrated curriculum, ACU’s Behavioral Health program offers several unique advantages:

  • The behavioral health program at ACU is unique in its practicality, both clinical-based and biblically integrated so graduates are equipped with hands-on counseling skills.
  • ACU’s graduates have successfully pursued occupations and graduate work in the behavioral health and medical fields for over 2 decades.
  • ACU’s program has adopted the five (5) major learning objectives recommended by the American Psychological Association.

What will I study?

The Behavioral Health program provides a biblical liberal arts foundation with an innovative approach to general studies that reclaims a Christian conception of the Liberal Arts, preparing students to be influential thinkers. Career-related focus areas will include:

  • General Principles of Psychology
  • Human Development
  • Counseling Skills: Principles of Counseling, Cross-Cultural Counseling, Counseling Theories, Internship Experiences
  • Group Counseling and Principles of Coaching
  • Christian Integration in Practice

 

Behavioral Health


Overview


Courses

 

Department of Behavioral Health and Social Sciences

Arizona Christian University
Building 2000
1 W. Firestorm Way
Glendale, AZ 85306

  Phone:
(602) 489-5300

  Email:
[email protected]

Standalone Minor Courses

In order for a student to complete the minor, they must complete 18 credit hours.

CourseCourse NameCreditsPrerequisites/Co-Requisites
PSY 202General Psychology3
PSY 311Principles of Counseling3
CHD 312Human Development3
PSY 320Cross-Cultural Counseling3
PSY 322Abnormal Psychology3
PSY 467Counseling Theories3PSY 202, PSY 311 (Pr)