PROGRAM COURSE REQUIREMENTS

 

 

SCHOOL COUNSELING

  

 

 

 

CORE COURSES                                                                                                HOURS

 

COUN 831            Foundations of Counseling………………………………………3

 

COUN 835            Theories of Counseling…………………………………………..3

 

COUN 829            Human Growth and Development Through the Lifespan………..3

 

COUN 827            Counseling Skills Development………………………………….3

 

COUN 832            Lifestyle and Career Development……………………………….3

 

COUN 838            Group Counseling: Theories and Procedures…………………….3

 

COUN 840            Social and Cultural Foundations………………………………….3

 

COUN 836            Management of Counseling Programs……………………………3

 

COUN 844            Professional Counseling in Elementary Schools………………….3

 

COUN 847            Professional and Ethical Issues in Counseling……………………3

 

            TOTAL………………………………………………………………….30

 

 

RESEARCH AND APPRAISAL REQUIREMENTS

 

 

COUN 839             Research Design…………………………………………………..3

 

COUN 834            Appraisal in Counseling…………………………………………..3

 

COUN 830            Statistics in Research……………………………………………...3

 

 

 

CLINICAL REQUIREMENTS

 

 

AEP 879            Practicum in Education: School Counseling……………………...3

 

COUN 889            Internship in Counseling: Elementary & Secondary Level……….6

 

 TOTAL PROGRAM…………………………………………………………...48

 

M.S. in Counseling

 

Students who complete the 48-hour program will have a PreK-12 endorsement.  To be fully endorsed, a student must have taught two years.  If students have taught only one year, they must complete a one-year supervised field experience.  Individuals seeking vocational education counseling endorsement must also document 4,000 clock hours of non-teaching experience.

 

 

 

The required 9 credits of practicum and internship are designed to give the student practical experience and preparation in professional skills, in addition to exposure to the structure of a school counseling program.  Practicum requires student to complete supervised experiences that total a minimum of 100 clock hours.  Internship requires students to complete supervised experiences that total a minimum of 600 clock hours.  Included activities are individual counseling, group work, developmental classroom guidance, and consultation.  Students are expected to buy liability experience.

 

 

For more information, contact Dr. Carla Hattan, Dept of Advanced Education Programs, at 785-628-4339.

 

 

 

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