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MCF Courses

In addition to the core curriculum, a series of courses are required for each specialization. These include courses within students’ chosen specialization area, and courses focused on developing professional clinical skills. In addition to completing their chosen course of study, students may opt to complete a Master’s thesis.

Listed below are the specialization courses in the Marriage, Couple and Family track. 

Course ID Credit
Hours
Course Title
EPSY 100 2 Career Decision Making
EPSY 501 3 Professional, Ethical & Legal Issues in Community Counseling
EPSY 503 3 Professional, Ethical & Legal Issues in Marital, Couple & Family Counseling
EPSY 548B 3 Individual Counseling Practicum
EPSY 548C 3 Career Group Practicum
EPSY 548E 3 Practicum in Couples and Family Counseling
EPSY 549 3 Diagnosis & Treatment in Counseling
EPSY 560 1-3 Seminar in Couple and Family Counseling
EPSY 590 3 Special Topics in Family Counseling: Sexuality, Violence, and Trauma
EPSY 591 3 Internship in Counseling
EPSY 599 1-6 Thesis
REHB 566 3 Alcoholism & the Family