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
PSY 6615, Basic and Applied Research Methods in Psychology or
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. Specialization (select one option below):
Option A: Child/Adolescent Counseling
PSY 6080, Interventions with Children and Adolescents
COUN 6885, Play Therapy: Theory & Practice

Option B: Adult Counseling
COUN 6800, Topics in Adult Counseling
COUN 6810, Adult Counseling

6 hrs.
  61 hrs.