Curriculum

Students should use the following descriptions to design and follow their individual plans of study. Each of the eight common core areas of the program objectives are represented in the following programs of study.

 

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Clinical Mental Health Concentration (63 hours)

Professional Orientation and Ethical Practice
COUN 722 Professional, Ethical and Legal Issues in Counseling
COUN 783 Clinical Mental Health Counseling
6 hours
Social and Cultural Diversity
EDFN 720 Multicultural Issues in Education and Counseling
3 hours
Human Growth and Development
COUN 716 Growth and Development Across the Lifespan
3 hours
Career Development
COUN 730 Career Counseling
3 hours
Helping Relationships
COUN 620 Introduction to Counseling
COUN 725 Theory and Techniques of Counseling
COUN 748 Principles of Crisis Intervention
COUN 785 Practicum in Counseling
COUN 788 Internship in Counseling I
COUN 792 Internship in Counseling II
18 hours
Group Work
COUN 740 Group Dynamics
3 hours
Assessment
COUN 760 Individual Appraisal
3 hours
Research and Program Evaluation
EDFN 710 Research in Education
COUN 784 Mental Health Services Management, Consultation, and Supervision
6 hours
Specialization
COUN 750 Mental Health and Psychopathology
COUN 775 Counseling Children/Adolescents with Psychological Dysfunction
COUN 776 Psychopharmacology
COUN 777 Psychopathology: Diagnosis and Treatment
COUN 782 Alcohol and Substance Abuse Counseling
15 hours
Electives (chosen in consultation with advisor)
Suggested Electives:
COUN 745 Current Issues in Counseling
COUN 746 Expressive Arts in Counseling
COUN 781 Introduction to Marital and Family Counseling
3 hours

 

School Counseling Concentration (48 hours)

Professional Orientation and Ethical Practice
COUN 722 Professional, Ethical and Legal Issues in Counseling
3 hours
Social and Cultural Diversity
EDFN 720 Multicultural Issues in Education and Counseling
3 hours
Human Growth and Development
COUN 716 Growth and Development Across the Lifespan
3 hours
Career Development
COUN 730 Career Counseling
3 hours
Helping Relationships
COUN 620 Introduction to Counseling
COUN 725 Theory and Techniques of Counseling
COUN 748 Principles of Crisis Intervention
COUN 785 Practicum in Counseling
COUN 789 Internship in Secondary School Counseling
COUN 790 Internship in Elementary School Counseling
18 hours
Group Work
COUN 740 Group Dynamics
3 hours
Assessment
COUN 760 Individual Appraisal
3 hours
Research and Program Evaluation
EDFN 710 Research in Education
3 hours
Specialization
COUN 750 Mental Health and Psychopathology
COUN 786 Organization and Administration of School Counseling Services/Programs
6 hours
Electives (chosen in consultation with advisor)
Suggested Electives:
COUN 712 Learning and Instruction (required of all school counseling students who are not licensed teachers)
COUN 775 Counseling Children/Adolescents with Psychological Dysfunction
COUN 781 Introduction to Marital and Family Counseling
3 hours

 

 

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