Program Overview

Curriculum / Courses

  • FEATURED COURSES
  • + BI 205 -Bible Study Methods and Application
  • An introduction to the principles and practice of inductive Bible study, with emphasis on the effective communication of biblical truth. This course will include assignments intended to develop skills in expository writing and biblical instruction. Christian Ministry requirements are also embedded in this course.
  • + PS 201 -Introduction to Psychology
  • This course is a general survey of the discipline of psychology including the principles, methods, vocabulary, and major theories in the study of human behavior. Consideration will be given to selected application of psychology for life and ministry.
  • + PS 282 -Research Statistics
  • An introduction to research methodology and statistics as a liberal arts discipline, this course will not primarily be a Ònumber crunchingÓ course, though many statistical concepts will be presented in context. The emphasis of the course will be on developing an understanding of the principles and concepts underlying the use of statistics in social sciences research and applications. Topics to be explored include the formulation of questions and hypotheses, appropriate experimental design, sampling methodology, data analysis, and the presentation of results using graphical summaries and proper statistical notation. Offered alternate years.
  • + PS 310 -Abnormal Psychology
  • An introduction to the classification, description, and interpretation of behavior identified as abnormal. Emphasis is given to neuropsychological aspects, social variables and environmental conditions related to the acquisition and persistence of such behavior(s).
  • + PS 341 -Adult Psychology
  • This course explores various topics such as physical changes, physical and mental health issues, cognitive abilities, social relationships, work/retirement, etc. as they pertain to the various stages of adult development. Although much of the focus will be on older adulthood, topics discussed will also include adult development from young adulthood to death.
  • + PS 349 -Theories and Foundations in Counseling
  • In this course, students will examine various theories of personality and counseling, with an emphasis on those theories used in the United States. Included in the course will be training in assertiveness and investigation of oneÕs own personality. Students will have an opportunity to develop some basic counseling skills based on the theories studied through the use of role play, case studies, and other means to learn practical strategies used in the counseling setting.
  • + PS 457 -Seminar in Counseling
  • This course continues the process of developing counseling skills by using a problem/management, opportunity/development model which allows different theoretical approaches to be incorporated, including Christian viewpoints. Video-taped real and/or simulated sessions are a part of the studentÕs experience.
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Students Graduate With 15% Less Debt Than Average
$1.6m Institutional Aid
#2 Safest Campus In Michigan 2018
19% out of state
No Entrance Exams Logo
86% Employment Rate Logo

COMMON CAREERS

– Case Manager
– Advocacy
– Research Assistant
– Probation Officer
– Health Educator

ADMISSIONS REQUIREMENTS

  • Admissions Application free to apply
  • GPA of 2.5 or higher
  • SAT score of 940 or higher OR ACT score of 20 or higher
  • Pastoral Recommendation

Credits

  • 120 credits to graduate including general education, biblical core, and major-specific classes.

THE MORE YOU KNOW

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OUR MISSION

Graduating Godly Individuals Prepared to Serve Christ in Church and Society.

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OUR CORE VALUES

Bible Centered

Grace Theology

Ministry Focused

Transformational Relationships

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OUR VISION

To be a vibrant University exalting Jesus Christ, preparing culturally intelligent students for diverse careers in the global marketplace.

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STATEMENT OF FAITH

 A statement of the doctrinal position to which the Board, Administration, and Faculty of Grace Christian University are committed.

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