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B.A./B.Th. Mental Health & Addictions Ministry

BA in Mental Health and Addictions Ministry

Overview

This program combines 20 months of Horizon’s Ministry Leadership program (includes 4-month internship) with a 2-year Mental Health and Addictions Counselling Diploma program from Saskatchewan Polytechnic. Students will engage in ministry and leadership training and learn to respond to emerging mental health and addiction trends in partnership with individuals, families, groups, and communities. Students graduate with both a B.A. from Horizon and a Diploma from Sask Polytech, opening the doors to either professional ministry or service in the public sector.

Those wishing to graduate with the B.Th. designation must additionally complete two courses in biblical languages (Hebrew 1 and 2 or Greek 1 and 2).

Program Sheets

Duration: 16 months at Horizon*

+ 4-month internship
+ 2-year Mental Health and Addictions Counselling Diploma

*Month duration is estimated on average full-time completion rates of 10 courses per 8-month period. Actual completion rates vary based on individual student course loads.

In partnership with

Saskatchewan Polytechnic
MH & A Counselling Diploma

Courses

Total Credits Required: 34

Intro to Theology

Theology – T101
3 credits
| Prerequisites: none

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Intro to the Old Testament

Bible – B110
3 credits | Prerequisites: none

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Intro to the New Testament

Bible – B115
3 credits | Prerequisites: none

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Bible Study Methods

Bible – B119
3 credits | Prerequisites: none
PAOC credential requirement

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Luke-Acts

Bible – B266
3 credits | Prerequisites: B115 or B119

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Worldviews & Contemporary Culture

General – G143
3 credits | Prerequisites: none

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Personal & Christian Life Management

General – G144
3 credits | Prerequisites: none

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Foundations of Leadership

General – G149
3 credits | Prerequisites: none

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Intro to Spiritual Formation

Professional – P146
3 credits | Prerequisites: none

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Intro to Christian Mission

Professional – P160
3 credits | Prerequisites: none

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Ministry Formation (Fall, Year 1)

Professional – P151
1 credit | Prerequisites: none

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Ministry Formation (Winter, Year 1)

Professional – P152
1 credit | Prerequisites: P151

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Portfolio Fall Lab 1

General – G101
1 credit | Prerequisites: none

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Introduction
Portfolio Winter Lab 1

General – G102
1 credit | Prerequisites: G101

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Second Year Courses

Total Credits Required: 37

Theology I

Theology – T220
3 credits | Prerequisites: T101

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Theology II

Theology – T221
3 credits | Prerequisites: T220

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Holy Spirit & the Church

Theology – T311
3 credits
| Prerequisites: T220 & T221

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Pentateuch

Bible – B220
3 credits| Prerequisites: B110 or B119

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Bible Elective

Bible
3 credits

Bible Elective

Bible
3 credits

History of the Christian Era

General – G110
3 credits | Prerequisites: none

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Denominational History & Thought Elective

General
3 credits | Prerequisites: G110

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Preaching & Public Speaking

Professional – P302
3 credits | Prerequisites: G209 & B119
PAOC credential requirement

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Intro to Pastoral Life & Leadership (Saskatoon)

Professional – P221
3 credits | Prerequisites: none
PAOC credential requirement

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Professional Elective

Professional
3 credits

Ministry Formation (Fall, Year 2)

Professional – P251
1 credit | Prerequisites: P152

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Ministry Formation (Winter, Year 2)

Professional – P252
1 credit | Prerequisites: P251

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Portfolio Fall Lab 2

General – G201
1 credit | Prerequisites: G102

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Portfolio Winter Lab 2

General – G202
1 credit | Prerequisites: G201

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Internship

Total Credits Required: 12

Internship

6 credits | Prerequisites: P302 & P221

Biblical Communication

Bible – B490
3 credits | Prerequisites: P302

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Integrative Seminar with Portfolio 2+2

General – G207
3 credits | Prerequisites: See program sheet

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The courses in this program can be scheduled in different ways. Above is an example of what this program could look like.

Additional Considerations

This Horizon Plus+ degree program is available in partnership with Saskatchewan Polytechnic, or you may use similar studies from another educational institution to fulfill Horizon’s degree requirements. Ask us how.

Acceptance into Horizon’s Plus+ degree program does not guarantee acceptance into a Saskatchewan Polytechnic program.

Horizon Plus+ requirements must be met within 5 years of the completion of the Horizon portion of studies.

BA Program Sheet
BTh Program Sheet
Course Schedule
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