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 48 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 2 courses for 6 semester hours.
Number Name Hours
COUN 583 Counseling in Schools I 3
COUN 580 Counseling in Schools II 3
     
2. Complete 2 courses from the following for 6 semester hours:
COUN 540 Intro to Substance Abuse Counseling 3
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 652 Introduction to Marriage, Couples, and Family Counseling 3
COUN 651 Gerontological Counseling 3
*COUN 653 Special Topics in Counseling: 3
  Crisis Counseling  
  LGBT Identity Development  
  Play Therapy  
  Spirituality in Counseling  
COUN 665 Ecotherapy: Applied Ecopsychology 3
COUN 666 Advanced Ethical and Legal Issues in Counseling 3
COUN 667 Counseling the Adoption Triad 3
COUN 672 Counseling Older Adults 3
COUN 673 Gender Issues in Counseling 3
SPED 579 Special Education for Students with Disabilities (School Counseling only) 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.