School of Psychology & Counseling

Counseling Courses

To enhance students' training experiences, students in the counseling program will be required to participate in a minimum of four personal growth counseling sessions. Students will be responsible for the cost incurred.

This page shows what courses a student must take to earn their M.A. in Counseling. (NOTE: To see a brief course description, move cursor over the course title.)

To see a breakdown of when each course will be taken, please view the program progression/adp form. To see courses offered by semester, view the M.A. course schedule.

M.A. in Counseling Courses
Course Number Course Description Credit Hours
Residency (0)
COUN 596A Residency Year One (required for online students only) 0
COUN 596B Residency Year Two (required for online students only) 0
COUN 596C Residency Year Three (required for online students only) 0
Core Courses (39)
COUN 500
Orientation to the Counseling Profession
3
COUN 517
Research & Statistics
3
COUN 521
Counseling Skills & Techniques
3
COUN 523
Practicum
3
COUN 526
Theories of Counseling
3
COUN 532
Assessment Techniques in Counseling
3
COUN 536
Career & Lifestyle Development
3
COUN 540
Human Growth & Development
3
COUN 545
Concepts of Family Systems
3
COUN 554
Group Counseling
3
COUN 561
Ethics, Professional Orientation & Legal Issues in Counseling
3
COUN 570
Multicultural Counseling
3
COUN 578
Counseling & Christian Thought (3)
3
Clinical Mental Health Counseling Major Courses (21)
COUN 535
Addiction Therapies for Individuals & Families
3
COUN 538
Psychopathology & Diagnosis
3
COUN 562
Crisis, Trauma & Clinical Counseling
3
Electives 1 & 2 6
COUN 595 A & B
Internship in Clinical Mental Health Counseling (3 credits each)
6
School Counseling Major Courses (21)
COUN 514
Counseling Children & Adolescents
3
COUN 516
Principles of School Counseling
3
COUN 519
Program Development & Evaluation for School Counselors (3)
3
COUN 535
Addiction Therapies for Individuals & Families
3
Elective 1 3
COUN 594 A & B
A & B Internship in School Counseling (3 credits each)
6
Marriage, Couple & Family Major Courses (21)
COUN 538
Psychopathology & Diagnosis
3
COUN 546
Marital & CoupleTherapy
3
COUN 547
Models of Family Therapy (3)
3
COUN 548
Theories of Human Sexuality
3
Elective 1 3
COUN 593 A & B
A & B Internship in Marriage, Couple & Family Counseling (3 credits each)
6
Possible Electives
COUN 514
Counseling Children & Adolescents
3
COUN 515
Adult & Gerontological Counseling
3
COUN 538
Psychopathology & Diagnosis
3
COUN 546
Marital & CoupleTherapy
3
COUN 547
Models of Family Therapy (3)
3
COUN 548
Theories of Human Sexuality
3
COUN 549
Issues in Sexual Abuse (3)
3
COUN 550
Counseling of Women
3
COUN 553
Developmental Marriage and Family Counseling (3)
3
COUN 560
Business Issues in Professional Practice
3
COUN 580
Practicum in Trauma Studies (3)
3
COUN 581A - C
Practicum in Applied Marital Therapy (1 credit each)
1
Total Required Course Credit Hours 60
Cross-listed courses with the Psy.D. program are available for M.A. students with permission of their advisor. Students in the School Counseling major may choose electives from the School of Education with the approval of the student's advisor.
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