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Clinical Mental Health Counseling Concentration

60 semester hours required

Common Core (27 hours)
COU 507*      Human Growth and Development
COU 508*      Counseling Theories
COU 571*      Social and Cultural Diversity
COU 602*      Lifestyle and Career Development
COU 603*      Professional Orientation, Foundations, and Ethical Practice
COU 621*      Research Design and Evaluation
COU 626*      Clinical-Based Assessment
COU 664*      Group Counseling
COU 668*      Counseling Skills

Required (24 hours)
COU 635*      Diagnosis
COU 693        Practicum in Clinical Mental Health Counseling (3 hours)
COU 697        Internship in Clinical Mental Health Counseling (6-12 hours)
PSY 651          Psychological Statistics
PSY 641          Crisis Counseling
PSY 642*        Marriage and Family Counseling
PSY 651          Drug and Alcohol Abuse Counseling

Elective Courses (9 hours)
COU 626        School-Based Assessment
COU 681        Patient-Centered Behavioral Healthcare
PSY 576          Psychopharmacology
PSY 578          Advanced Studies in Addiction
PSY 640          Principles of Christian Counseling
PSY 665          Behavior Management
PSY 676          Individual Assessment: Wechsler Scales
PSY 677          Individual Assessment: Stanford-Binet
PSY 678          Individual Assessment: Personality
PSY 682          Counseling with Children and Adolescents
PSY 683          Child Psychotherapy and Play Therapy
PSY 684          Adventure-Based Counseling with Children and Adolescents
PSY 686          Consensus Decision-Making and Conflict Resolution
______            Elective course chosen with advisor
______            Elective course chosen with advisor

* Required for licensure as a Licensed Professional Counselor in Mississippi.