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Master of Arts in Counseling

Course Requirements

All Counseling students take the same courses, with one exception. In the fall of the first year, Mental Health students take  Clinical Mental Health Counseling, while School Counseling students take  Organization of School Counseling Services. There are no required electives, but the program offers some elective courses for three hours of credit.

Required Courses

Course Title Hours
COUN 501 Theories and Techniques I 3
COUN 505 Human Appraisal (testing) 3
COUN 536 Human Development 3
COUN 606 Theories and Techniques II 3
COUN 608 ** Organization of School Counseling Services 3
COUN 609 Group Counseling 3
COUN 620 Career Information and Counseling 3
COUN 622 * Clinical Mental Health Counseling 3
COUN 630 Counseling Children, Adolescents and Parents 3
COUN 634 Cultural Issues 3
COUN 640 Addictions Counseling 3
COUN 645 Couples and Family Counseling 3
COUN 664 Ethical Issues 3
COUN 665 Diagnosis and Treatment Planning 3
COUN 668 Crisis, Trauma, & Grief 3
COUN 684 Supervision Models in Counseling 3
COUN 685 Practicum (field experience) 3
COUN 686 Internship 9
ED PSY  Understanding Research in Counseling 3

Alternative School Program Courses

COUN 660 Teaching Field Experience Course 3
C&I 604 Curriculum Course 3

* For Clinical Mental Health Counseling Students
** For School Counseling Students

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