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Counseling and Human Services

Counseling provides a foundation for understanding people and the various ways to help them.

Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science in Counseling and Human Services

The Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science in Counseling and Human Services degrees at Point integrates a Christian emphasis with the basic research, theories and techniques of the counseling professions. Graduates enter the field of professional counseling and other human services, requiring courses in psychology, counseling, and related disciplines.

Point’s faculty have professional credentials in several of the helping professions, and many have also served in church-related positions. Students majoring in counseling and human services also have the opportunity to earn 100 hours of experience in a counseling-related setting, receiving directional supervision from a professional on site, through the internship program. The program heavily emphasizes preparation for graduate study.

Program Highlights


  1. Explain the intricacies of the psychological, physiological, developmental and spiritual make-up of humankind.
  2. Distinguish between healthy and unhealthy patterns in the life, work and ethics of professional helpers.
  3. Demonstrate an integration of personal strengths, the analysis and utilization of current research and the application of good helper principles.

Curriculum

The bachelor program in counseling and human services comprehensive curriculum is designed to help you develop foundational knowledge in counseling and human services. Listed below are some of the courses offered to students:

  • Developmental Psychology
  • Family Counseling
  • Counseling Diverse Populations
  • Careers in Helping Professions
  • Internship

View Complete List of Courses for BA

View Complete List of Courses for BS

Career Opportunities

Point’s counseling and human degree services will equip you with the knowledge and tools to launch successful careers across a wide range of industries in roles such as:

  • Marriage and Family Therapist
  • Mental Health Counselor
  • Social Worker
  • Community Health Worker

Why Point?

  • FAITH BASED

    Your faith will be strengthened with courses taught from a biblical worldview—from business to biblical studies, math to ministry.

  • SUPPORTIVE

    Point provides mentoring programs with faculty, alumni and local business professionals tailored to your personal and professional goals.

  • SMALL CLASS SIZE

    Our 18-to-1 student to professor ratio provides a small class size where you’re not just a student – you’re family.

Contact Information

admissions@point.edu
706.385.1000
855.37.POINT
Office Hours: 8am–5pm

Mailing Address

Point University
Attn: Enrollment
507 West 10th Street
West Point, GA 31833