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Curriculum (Plan of Study)

Plan of Study

Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling

 

Core Courses: 

Course Course Title Credit Hours
COUN 500 Introduction to Professional Counseling 3 Credit Hours
COUN 501  Theories of Counseling 3 Credit Hours 
COUN 502 Ethics in Counseling 3 Credit Hours
COUN 503 Social and Cultural Diversity 3 Credit Hours
COUN 504 Career Counseling and Development 3 Credit Hours
COUN 505 Group Counseling 3 Credit Hours
COUN 506 Behavioral Research Methodology 3 Credit Hours
COUN 507 Analysis of the Individual 3 Credit Hours
COUN 508 Substance Abuse Counseling 3 Credit Hours
COUN 509 Pre-Practicum in Counseling 3 Credit Hours
COUN 510 Human Growth and Development 3 Credit Hours
COUN 511 Developmental Psychopathology 3 Credit Hours
COUN 513 Clinical Psychodiagnostic Assessment 3 Credit Hours
Core Supervised Clinical Experiences 3 Credit Hours of Practicum and 6 Credit Hours of Internship Required
Course Course Title Credit Hours
COUN 512 Practicum in Counseling (100 hours) 3 Credit Hours
COUN 514 Internship in Counseling I (300 hours) 3 Credit Hours 
COUN 515 Internship in Counseling II (300 hours) 3 Credit Hours 
COUN 516

Internship in Counseling III (600 hours)

6 Credit Hours

 

Electives: 12 Credit Hours Required

Course Course Title Credit Hours
COUN 517 Bereavement Counseling 3 Credit Hours
COUN 518 Personality Theories  3 Credit Hours
COUN 519 Family Therapy 3 Credit Hours
COUN 520 Crisis and Trauma 3 Credit Hours
COUN 521 Dynamics of Play Therapy 3 Credit Hours
COUN 522 Theories and Practice of Play Therapy  3 Credit Hours
COUN 523 Tools and Techniques of Play Therapy  3 Credit Hours

 

 Departmental Comprehensive: Counselor Preparation Comprehensive Examination (CPCE)

 

Course Course Title Credit Hours
COUN 601

Departmental Comprehensive 

After successfully fulfilling the required course hours according to the official plan of study, all Master’s degree candidates must register and pass the department’s comprehensive exam prior to enrollment in Internship in Counseling (COUN 514/515 or COUN 516).

The Counselor Preparation Comprehensive Exam (CPCE) will serve as the Departmental Comprehensive examination for the Clinical Mental Health Counseling Program.

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 Updated 8/22/2019