Minor in Behavioral Health
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
Standalone Minor Courses
In order for a student to complete the minor, they must complete 18 credit hours.
|PSY 202||General Psychology||3|
|PSY 311||Principles of Counseling||3|
|CHD 312||Human Development||3|
|PSY 320||Cross-Cultural Counseling||3|
|PSY 322||Abnormal Psychology||3|
|PSY 467||Counseling Theories||3||PSY 202, PSY 311 (Pr)|