Coursework

Counseling, M.A.

All students must complete all of the counseling core courses, and all of the courses in either the school counseling emphasis or the rehabilitation and mental health counseling emphasis. All students are required to complete a comprehensive examination at the completion of their coursework.

Required core coursework (48 credits)

SERP 525: Counseling Theories (3)
SERP 545: Multicultural, and Familial Diversity in Counseling (3)
SERP 546: Counseling Skills and Techniques (3)
SERP 547: Group Counseling (3)
SERP 556: Research Methods (3)
SERP 563: Client Assessment (3)
SERP 579B: Diagnosis & Treatment of Mental Health Disorders (3)
SERP 580: Medical Aspects of Disability (3)
SERP 584: Problems of Drug Abuse (3)
SERP 588: Ethical, Legal, & Professional Issues in Counseling (3)
SERP 594D: Practicum:  Mental Health (3)
SERP 593: Internship (12)
SERP 597C: Counseling with Couples and Families (3)

 

Rehabilitation & Mental Health Counseling Specialization (12 credits)

SERP 565: Principles of Rehabilitation (3)
SERP 585: Vocational Planning and Placement (3)
SERP 587: Psycho Social and Familial Aspects of Disability (3)
SERP 594: Practicum Rehabilitation Specialty (3)

 

School Counseling Specialization (12 credits)

SERP 506: Introduction to  in School Counseling (3)
SERP 510: Counseling over the Lifespan (3)
SERP 550: Career Development and Advanced Educational Planning for School Counselors (3)
SERP 594: Practicum – School Counseling Specialty (3)