Required Curriculum

School Counseling Program (degree requirements effective fall 2016)

COURSE #

COURSE TITLE

CREDIT HOURS

COUN 702

Human Development*

3

COUN 704

School Counseling

3

COUN 710

Professional Orientation and Ethics in School Counseling*

3

COUN 713

Theories and Methods in Counseling*

3

COUN 714

Counseling Exceptional Children

3

COUN 717

Trauma, Grief, and Loss in K-12 Schools

3

COUN 712

Counseling School Age Children*

3

COUN 736

Multicultural Counseling*

3

COUN 740

Appraisal*

3

COUN 750

Group Counseling*

3

COUN 760

Career Counseling*

3

COUN 763

Family Counseling

3

COUN 770

Applied Research in Counseling*

3

COUN 784

Practicum (School Counseling)*

3

COUN 785

Internship I (School Counseling - 300 hours)*

3

COUN 786

Internship II (School Counseling - 300 hours)*

3

Electives

12

Total Hours:

60

* For Students admitted Fall 2015 and after, a grade of B or better is required for this course. Students who do not earn a B or better (final grade of 83% or above) or students who do not complete all required field hours will be required to retake the course.

Recommended Electives

Recommended electives include: SPED 748 Special Education Assessment and IEP Development; SPED 661 Psychology of the Exceptional Child; COUN 753 Play Therapy; COUN 752 American Sign Language; CUIN 729 Diversity Issues in K-12 Schools; COUN 758 Psychopathology, Diagnosis & Treatment.

The School Counseling Program has a rigorous curriculum that conforms to national CACREP accreditation standards. More information about this curriculum can be found by viewing the NCAT Graduate Catalog.