Curriculum and Program Requirements

Masters students in the Division of Counseling are required to complete the following courses:

Concentration In Clinical Mental Health Counseling (CMHC)

The concentration in Clinical Mental Health Counseling is designed to prepare students for work as mental health counselors and requires advanced coursework in clinical skills, psychopathology, appraisal procedures, addiction, and psychotherapeutic techniques.

Credit Hours
Coun505 Helping Relationships 4
Coun568 Counselor as Professional 3
Coun545 Social & Cultural Foundations 3
Coun540 Group Process Application & Theory 4
Coun610 Career & Lifestyle Development 3
Coun512 Theories of Counseling 3
Coun570 Strategies & Techniques of Counseling 4
Coun582 Appraisal Processes for Counselors 3
Coun595 Addiction & Treatment 3
Coun535 Research Methods 3
Coun552 Human Growth & Development 3
Coun600 Clinical Mental Health Counseling Internship 1 4
Coun605 Clinical Mental Health Counseling Internship 2 4
Coun585 Trauma & Crisis Intervention 3
Coun587 Psychopharmacology 3
Coun502 Orientation 1
Coun515 Clinical Skills for Counselors 3
Elective (Practicum) 3
Elective 3
Total 60

 

Concentration In College Student Personnel (CSP)

The concentration in College Student Personnel is designed to prepare students for counseling careers in higher education. It requires advanced coursework in career and lifestyle development, organization and administration of higher education, and college student development.

Credit Hours
Coun512 Theories of Counseling 3
Coun503 Orientation in Student Affairs 1
Coun520 Introduction to Student Affairs 3
Coun527 Student Affairs Administration 3
Coun505 Helping Relationships 4
Coun562 Today’s College Student 3
Coun555 Student Development Theory 3
Coun601 Internship in College Student Personnel 1 3
Coun610 Career and Lifestyle 3
Coun545 Social & Cultural Foundations 3
Coun536 Assessment in Student Affairs 3
Coun540 Group Process 4
Coun552 Human Growth & Development 3
Coun615 Ethical and Legal Issues in Higher Education 3
Coun606 Internship in College Student Personnel 2 3
Total 45