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Course of Study

Clinical Mental Health Counseling Concentration (61 hours):

1. Professional Orientation and Ethical Practice
COUN 5655, Foundations of Clinical Mental Health Counseling
COUN 6110, Introduction to Professional Counseling
COUN 6230, Legal and Ethical Issues in Counseling
9 hrs.
2. Social and Cultural Diversity
COUN 6210, Multicultural Counseling
3 hrs.
3. Human Growth and Development
COUN 6410, Development Across the Lifespan
3 hrs.
4. Career Development
COUN 6150, Career Counseling
3 hrs.
5. Helping Relationships
COUN 6830, Theories and Techniques of Counseling
COUN 6260, Pre-Practicum in Counseling
COUN 6270, Practicum in Counseling
COUN 6540, Internship: Clinical Mental Health Counseling (2 semesters; 6 hours)
15 hrs.
6. Group Work
COUN 6170, Group Counseling and Psychotherapy
COUN 6180, Laboratory in Group Counseling & Psychotherapy
4 hrs.
7. Assessment
COUN 6840, Measurement and Appraisal in Counseling
3 hrs.
8. Research and Program Evaluation
COUN 6610, Introduction to Counseling Research
3 hrs.
9. Diagnostic and Treatment Applications
COUN 6520, Psychopharmacology
COUN 6765, Diagnosis and Treatment Planning in Counseling
COUN 6820, Family Therapy:Evaluation & Treatment Planning
COUN 7520, Assessment & Treatment of Addictions
12 hrs.
10. Electives (select two of the four courses below in consultation with advisor)
COUN 6800, Topics in Adult Counseling
COUN 6810, Adult Counseling
COUN 6885, Play Therapy: Theory & Practice
PSY 6080, Interventions with Children and Adolescents
6 hrs.
  61 hrs.