Marriage and Family Counseling Program Outline

Full Time 2 Years - 60 Credits 

First Year

(Students will complete 38 credits in the first year, including Summer term)

Fall Semester

Course ID Course Title Credits
EDCE 560
Critical Issues and Ethics in Counseling 3 Cr.
EDCE 583 Introduction to Marriage and Family Counseling 2 Cr.
EDCE 639 Counseling Theories
3 Cr.
EDCE 695 Counseling Pre-Practicum 3 Cr.
EDCE 698 Research and Statistics 4 Cr.

15 Cr. Total
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Spring Semester

Course ID Course Title Credits
EDCE 588
Human Growth and Development 3 Cr.
EDCE 589
Marriage and Family Counseling 3 Cr.
EDCE 616 Pyschopathology & Pyschopharmacology
4 Cr.
EDCE 650 Group Process
2 Cr.
EDCE 687 Advanced Theories & Professional Seminar I  1 Cr.
EDCE 696 Counseling Practicum 3 Cr.

16 Cr. Total

Summer Semester

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

FIRST YEAR TOTAL: 38 Credits

Second Year

(Full-time students will complete 22 credits)

Fall Semester

Course ID Course Title Credits
EDCE 592
Advanced Family Systems 3 Cr.
EDCE 664
Group Facilitation
2 Cr.
EDCE 688
Advanced Theories & Professional Seminar II  1 Cr.
EDCE 697A Counseling Internship 5 Cr.

11 Cr. Total

Spring Semester

Course ID Course Title Credits
EDCE 550
Multicultural Counseling 3 Cr.
EDCE 638
Theories of Couples Counseling 2 Cr.
EDCE 689
Advanced Theories & Professional Seminar III  1 Cr.
EDCE 697B Counseling Internship 5 Cr.
EDCE 699 Comprehensive Oral Examination 0 Cr.
    11 Cr. Total
  SECOND YEAR TOTAL:  22 Credits

PROGRAM TOTAL:
60 Credits