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Counseling Concentration

Students in the Counseling Concentration must complete a total of 60 credit hours to satisfy requirements for the degree. Of that number, 51 hours are required core courses. Some core content areas allow students the flexibility of selecting from two or more course options. These selected content areas are denoted below by an asterisk.
Core Courses (51 credit hours)


Number

Credits

Title

PSY 505

3

Advanced Developmental Psychology

PSY 506

3

Dynamics of Personality

PSY 570

3

Multicultural Counseling

PSY 575

3

Use and Interpretation of Tests

PSY 600

3

Lifestyle and Career Development

PSY 601

3

Orientation to Professional Counseling

PSY 620*

3

Introduction to Research

PSY 632

3

 Psychopathology

PSY 641

3

Crisis Counseling

PSY 642

3

Marriage and Family Counseling

PSY 648

3

Consultation: Theory, Models and Practices

PSY 651

3

Drug and Alcohol Abuse Counseling

PSY 660

3

Techniques of Group Counseling

PSY 667

3

Advanced Theories and Techniques of Counseling

PSY 676*

3

Individual Assessment: Wechsler Scales

PSY 680

3

Practicum in Individual Counseling

PSY 698

3

 Internship in Clinical Counseling

The Counseling Concentration requires an additional 9 hours of elective coursework. A range of courses can satisfy the elective requirement and must be selected with guidance from the student’s faculty advisor.  Common electives for the Counseling Concentration are below.

Electives (9 credit hours)


Number

Credits

Title

PSY 665

3

Behavior Management

PSY 682

3

Counseling Children and Adolescents

PSY 684

3

Adventure-Based Counseling

**The above plan of study is only an example and does not serve as a degree application. Upon admission to the program, a student must review the requirements outlined in the current Graduate Catalog and meet with her/his assigned faculty advisor to develop a degree plan. All applications for degree must be approved by the faculty advisor and dean. Official degree applications can be obtained from the faculty advisor or Registrar.