Clinical Mental Health Program Outline

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First Year

(Full-time students will complete 38 credits total, including summer term)

Fall Semester

Course ID  Course Title  Credits  
EDCE 560 
Critical Issues in Counseling  3 credits
EDCE 639  Counseling Theories
3 credits
EDCE 695 Counseling Pre-Practicum
4 credits
EDCE 698  Research and Statistics
4 credits
EDCE 586  Introduction to Clinical Mental Health Counseling
2 credits
EDCE 570  
Special Issues in Counseling
1 credit

  17 credits total 

Spring Semester

Course ID  Course Title  Credits  
EDCE 588 
Human Growth and Development 3 credits
EDCE 616 
Psychopathology & Psychopharmacology 4 credits
EDCE 650  Group Process
2 credits
EDCE 696  Counseling Practicum
4 credits
EDCE 589 Marriage and Family Counseling
3 credits
OR
EDCE 587 

Child-Adolescent Counseling 3 credits 

3 credits

  15 credits total 

Summer Semester

Course ID  Course Title  Credits  
EDCE 565 
Assessment in Counseling
3 credits
EDCE 605 
Occupational Choice and Career Development in Counseling
2 credits
EDCE 603 
Human Sexuality
2 credits
    7 credits total

FIRST YEAR TOTAL: 39 credits total 

Second Year

(Full-time students will complete 20 credits total, including Summer Term)

Fall Semester

Course ID  Course Title  Credits  
EDCE 697 A
Counseling Internship 5 credits 
EDCE 664 
Group Facilitation
2 credits
EDCE 581  
Chemical Dependency in Counseling
3 credits

  10 credits total

Spring Semester

Course ID  Course Title  Credits  
EDCE 697 B 
Counseling Internship
5 credits
EDCE 550
Multicultural Counseling
3 credits

  8 credits total

Summer Semester

Course ID  Course Title  Credits 
EDCE 689 
Professional Seminar
3 credits 
EDCE 699  
Comprehensive Oral Examination / Written Comprehensive Exam
0 credit

SECOND YEAR TOTAL:  20 credits total

*Electives to be taken in courses offered in Marriage and Family or School Counseling program, summer practicum/internship course, optional electives offered through the department, or directed study in the area pertinent to student needs (2 credits)

M.A. Program: 60 Credits Total