Prerequisite Courses for All Counseling Programs
Course Credits
Introduction to Psychology 3
Human Development (child/adult or lifespan) 3
Abnormal Psychology 3
Research Methods with Statistics or equivalent substitutions (per Program Director review) 3
Total 12
Required Courses
Course Name Credits
CP 600 Social and Cultural Foundations of Counseling 3
CP 604 Theories of Counseling I 3
CP 608 Mental Health Across the Lifespan Development 3
CP 612 Ethical and Legal Issues and Considerations 3
CP 614 Psychopathology and Diagnostic Assessment 3
CP 630 Clinical Research, Evaluation, and Interpretation 3
CP 650 Biology, Psychopharmacology, and Health Care Collaboration 3
CP 654 Gender and Mental Health Disparities 3
CP 692 Mental Health Leadership I 3
CP 692 Mental Health Leadership II 3
CP 692 Research Project 3
CP 695 Master’s Thesis 3
Total 36
Elective Courses (choose four)
Course Name Credits
CP 605 Theories of Counseling II 3
CP 610 Principles and Techniques of Counseling 3
CP 620 Child and Adolescent Psychopathology and Therapies 3
CP 625 Expressive Therapies and Complementary Treatments 3
CP 632 Group Dynamics and Development 3
CP 640 Clinical Assessment and Evaluation 3
CP 642 Trauma Assessment and Treatment 3
CP 644 Counseling LGBTQI+ Individuals 3
CP 646 Counseling Families 3
CP 655 Forensic Counseling 3
CP 656 Treating Personality Disorders 3
CP 660 Counseling Practicum 3
CP 661 Counseling Practicum II 3
CP 680 Advanced Practice for Addictions Professionals I 3
CP 682 Advanced Practice for Addictions Professionals II 3
CP 686 Addictions, Advocacy, and Social Justice 3
CP 688 Behavioral and Process Addictions 3
Total 12

Notes

  • Not all electives are offered every semester.