Course Requirements

The course requirements listed below apply to those students admitted on or after Fall 2014. Anyone admitted prior to this term should refer to their Analysis of Academic Progress on WESS or see your academic advisor for your official program of study.

Complete 60 semester hours including the following 5 requirement(s):

1. CORE COURSES
Complete 9 courses for 27 semester hours:
Number Name Hours
COUN 531 Counseling Across the Life Span 3
COUN 552 Introduction to Professional and Ethical Issues in Counseling* 3
COUN 577 Counseling Theories 3
COUN 579 Appraisal of the Individual 3
COUN 582 Career Counseling 3
COUN 584 Group Counseling: Theory and Practice 3
COUN 588 Counseling Techniques 3
COUN 595 Multicultural Counseling and Development 3
EDFD 503 Methods of Research 3
 
2. PRACTICUM
Complete for 3 semester hours.
Number Name Hours
COUN 624 Counseling Practicum 3
     
3. CONCENTRATION REQUIREMENTS & ELECTIVES
1. Complete 6 courses for 18 semester hours.
Number Name Hours
COUN 604 Clinical Diagnosis & Assessment 3
COUN 605 Clinical Mental Health Counseling 3
COUN 540 Intro to Substance Abuse Counseling 3
COUN 652 Intro to Marriage, Couples and Family Counseling 3
COUN 666 Advanced Ethical and Legal Issues in Counseling 3
COUN 668 Supervision, Consultation, and Leadership 3
     
2. Complete 2 courses from the following for 6 semester hours:
COUN 564 Counseling Children and Adolescents 3
COUN 568 Theories of Consultation 3
COUN 569 Treatment in the Context of Family 3
COUN 570 Counseling Adults 3
COUN 651 Gerontological Counseling 3
*COUN 653 Special Topics in Counseling: 3
  Crisis Counseling  
  LGBT Identity Development  
  Play Therapy  
  Research Seminar in Substance Abuse Counseling  
  Spirituality in Counseling  
COUN 665 Ecotherapy: Applied Ecopsychology 3
COUN 667 Counseling the Adoption Triad 3
COUN 672 Counseling Older Adults 3
COUN 673 Gender Issues in Counseling 3
     
4. INTERNSHIP
Complete 2 courses for 6 semester hours.
Number Name Hours
COUN 654 Internship in Counseling I 3
COUN 674 Internship in Counseling II 3
 
5. COMPREHENSIVE EXAMINATION
Successfully complete the Comprehensive Examination.