Core Course Descriptions
Regardless of students’ chosen specialization area (or track), all students take 34 credits of foundational coursework, called the ‘common core’ or ‘counseling core.’ These courses are designed to aid counseling students in building a professional counselor identity by acquiring the knowledge, awareness and skills necessary for ethical and effective practice. Below is the current listing of core courses, credits, and total core course credits.
Refer to specific tracks for a listing of additional courses in each track/specialization.
|COUN 493/PSYC 441||3||Counseling Skills Development (non-major & undergraduate)|
|COUN 512-001||3||Lifespan Development [Melvin]|
|COUN 512-002||3||Lifespan Development [Giles]|
|COUN 541||3||Theories in Counseling|
|COUN 542||3||Career Development Procedures & Practices|
|COUN 543||3||Group Theory and Practice|
|COUN 547||3||Research & Evaluation In Counseling|
|QUAN 506||4||Inferential Statistics|