May 21, 2018  
2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog 
2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Professional School Counseling (BS/MEd)

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Degree: Bachelor of Science, Master of Education

Majors: Biblical Studies, Elementary and Secondary School Counseling

Certification: Pennsylvania School Counseling (K-12)

Major Mission: The School Counseling major will provide training that will grant students the opportunity to seek PA public school certification and state licensure as a Licensed Professional Counselor.

Major Outcomes - Students will:

  1. Provide training in the essential areas of vocational guidance, social and developmental issues, curriculum management, and crisis intervention.
  2. Orient the student to the school counselor’s role and to school counseling systems through the American School Counselor Association National Model.
  3. Create within the student the ability to conduct critical thinking skills to evaluate theory and practice from a biblical perspective.
  4. Provide an emphasis on application of information and knowledge by means of supervised school counseling experiences.
  5. Develop the student’s knowledge of the foundational elements in counseling theory and research to prepare students for further study.

Major Effectiveness: Click here to see data supporting the effectiveness of this program.

Requirements: Please see Department of Counseling & Social Work  for admission, retention, and certification policies for all education students and majors. See  Additional Requirements needed for Pennsylvania Licensure  

School Counseling Major Curriculum (BSB/MEd)

Freshman Year

Sophomore Year

Junior Year

Senior Year

Fifth Year


* Graduate School Course

Electives may be taken at other times: winter term, spring semester or summer

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