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