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Take a look at the courses you’ll take and amount of time you’ll spend getting your counseling degree.

 

Example Professional Counseling Degree Plan

First Year

  • Fall Semester                                          (6 hours)          
    • COU 6301 Theories of Counseling
    • COU 6302 Lifespan/Human Growth and Development
  • Spring Semester                                     (6 hours)       
    • COU 6303 Techniques of Appraisal and Assessment
    • COU 6304 Marriage & Family Counseling
  • Summer Semester                                     (6 hours)              
    • COU 6305 Advanced Human Sexuality and Sexual Dysfunction
    • COU 6306 Research Methodology and Program Evaluation

Second Year

  • Fall Semester                                           (6 hours)
    • COU 6307 Career Development and Assessment
    • COU 6308 Advanced Counseling and Crisis Skills
  • Spring Semester                                       (6 hours)
    • COU 6309 Ethical and Professional Conduct for Counselors
    • COU 6310 Advanced Psychopathology
  • Summer Semester                                       (6 hours)
    • COU 6311 Marriage and Family Counseling
    • COU 6312 Group Counseling

Third Year

  • Fall Semester                                            (6 hours)
    • COU 6313 Counseling Children and Adolescents
    • COU 6314 Professional Identify and Pre-Practicum Skills
  • Spring Semester                                       (6 hours)
    • COU 6315 Mental Health Clinical Practicum I
    • COU 6316 Mental Health Clinical Practicum II
  • Summer Semester                                     (6 hours)                       
    • COU 6331 Psychopharmacology
    • COU 6332 Crisis Intervention Counseling

Third Year

  • Fall Semester                                            (6 hours)
    • COU 6333 Counseling for Substance-related and other Addictive Disorders
    • COU 6334 Community and Clinical Mental Health Administration

Total hours: 60 hours

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Example Marriage & Family Therapy Degree Plan

First Year

  • Fall Semester                                          (6 hours)                            
    • COU 6302 Lifespan/Human Growth and Development
    • COU 6301 Theories of Counseling
  • Spring Semester                                     (6 hours)                          
    • COU 6304 Marriage & Family Counseling
    • COU 6305 Advanced Human Sexuality and Sexual Dysfunction
  • Summer Semester                                     (6 hours)
    • COU 6306 Research Methodology and Program Evaluation
    • COU 6309 Ethical and Professional Conduct for Counselors

Second Year

  • Fall Semester                                           (6 hours)
    • COU 6310 Advanced Psychopathology
    • COU 6311 Marriage and Family Counseling
  • Spring Semester                                       (6 hours)
    • COU 6313 Counseling Children and Adolescents
    • COU 6314 Professional Identify and Pre-Practicum Skills
       
  • Summer Semester                                       (6 hours)
    • COU 6324 Family Therapy Practicum
    • COU 6324 Family Therapy Practicum

Third Year

  • Fall Semester                                            (6 hours)
    • COU 6320 Principles for Marital Therapy
    • COU 6321 Strategies for Interventions in Family Therapy
  • Spring Semester                                       (6 hours)
    • COU 6322 Family Systems
    • COU 6323 Family of Origin
  • Summer Semester                                     (6 hours)                       
    • COU 6324 Family Therapy Practicum
    • COU 6331 Psychopharmacology

Third Year

  • Fall Semester                                            (6 hours)
    • COU 6332 Crisis Intervention Counseling
    • COU 6333 Counseling for Substance-related and other Addictive Disorders
    • OR COU 6334 Community and Clinical Mental Health Administration

Total hours: 60 hours

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