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MFC Degree Requirements | Department of CQMSE | SIU

Degree Requirements

Core Courses Required (43 Hours)

EPSY 506-4 Inferential Statistics

EPSY 493-3 Counseling Skill Development

EPSY 512-3 Lifespan Development

EPSY 541-3 Theories of Counseling

EPSY 542-3 Career Development Procedures and Practices

EPSY 543-3 Group Theory and Practice (PR: 493)

EPSY 544-3 Appraisal in Counseling

EPSY 545-3 Cross-Cultural Factors Affecting Counseling (PR: 493, 541)

EPSY 547-3 Research and Evaluation in Counseling (PR: EPSY 506, EPSY 548A/B)

EPSY 548C-3 Career Group Practicum (PR: 493, 542, 543, 548B)

EPSY 591-6 Internship in Counseling (PR: 548B, 548C, 548E)

EPSY 599-1 to 6 Thesis (PR: consent of department) OR 6 hours of approved research coursework (see MS Handbook for Approved Research List)

Marriage, Couple, and Family Counseling Courses Required (27 Hours)

EPSY 501-3 Professional, Ethical, and Legal Issues in Community Counseling (PR: graduate status)

EPSY 503-3 Professional, Ethical, and Legal Issues in Marriage, Couple, and Family Counseling (PR: 541)

EPSY 549-3 Diagnosis and Treatment

EPSY 548B-3 Individual Counseling Practicum (PR: 493, 541)

EPSY 560-1 Seminar in Couple and Family Counseling (PR: 503, 548B)

EPSY 560-2 Seminar in Couple and Family Counseling (PR: 503, 548B)

EPSY 548E–6 Practicum in Couple and Family Counseling (PR: 503, 548B; must be taken over two consecutive semesters and in concurrent enrollment with EPSY 560)

EPSY 590-3 Special Topics in Family Counseling: Sexuality, Violence, and Trauma (PR: 503)

REHB 566-3 Alcoholism & the Family or

REHB 461-3 Introduction to Alcohol & Substance Abuse

Possible Electives for consideration

EPSY 546-3 Crisis Counseling (strongly recommended)

SOC 423/WMST 442-4 Sociology of Gender

SOC 465-4 Sociology of Aging

SPCM 463-3 Interpersonal Communication

SPCM 561-3 Family Communication

REHB 471-3 Rehabilitation & Treatment of Alcohol & Substance Abuse

REHB 558-3 Rehabilitation of Special Alcohol & Substance Populations

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