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BA/MA Counselor Program Course Overview

B.A. - Behavioral Science Concentration (48 semester hours)

  • Principles of Psychology (PSYCH 101)
  • Principles of Learning (PSYCH 201)
  • Physiological Psychology (PSYCH 251)
  • Personality (PSYCH 305) or Abnormal Psychology (PSYCH 401)
  • Social Problems (SOC 204)
  • Minority Groups (SOC 205)
  • Family Systems (SOC 303)
  • Sociological Theory (SOC 401)
  • Statistics for Behavioral Sciences (BSC 221)
  • Social Psychology (BSC 301)
  • Applied Behavioral Science Seminar (BSC 430), Applied Behavioral Science Internship (BSC 440) or, in place of BOTH BSC 430 and 440 (subject to approval), one sociology and one psychology elective
  • Research Methods (BSC 502)
  • Group Process (BSC 526)
  • Counseling and Interviewing Processes (BSC 560).
  • Students must maintain a minimum 3.3 GPA.

M.A. - Counseling and Human Development Mental Health Concentration (63 semester hours)

  • Interpretation of Psychological Testing (CHD 603)
  • Principles, Techniques, and Theories of Counseling and Development (CHD 610)
  • Lifespan Development and Adjustment (CHD 612)
  • Educational and Occupational Information (CHD 624)
  • Marriage and Family Counseling (CHD 633)
  • Chemical Dependency (CHD 635)
  • Social and Cultural Diversity in Counseling (CHD 730)
  • Ethics and Issues in Counseling (CHD 740
  • Abnormal Behavior (CHD 772)
  • Diagnosis of Mental/Emotional Disorders (CHD 775)
  • Treatment of Mental/Emotional Disorders (CHD 777)
  • Personality Assessment (CHD 780)
  • Practicum: Counseling Techniques (CHD 790)
  • Clinical Internship I (CHD 796A)
  • Clinical Internship II (CHD 796B);
  • Two CHD electives
  • Includes 12 semester hours of Behavioral Science 500-level courses.
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