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Counseling Psychology

The Bachelor of Science in counseling psychology provides the kind of preparation needed by deans, guidance counselors and high school psychology teachers when combined with appropriate education courses.

A practicum is required. At least one semester prior to taking the practicum the student is required to contact the program coordinator to arrange for the practicum. A minor or second major is strongly recommended.

Counseling Psychology Core Curriculum

36 hours

PSYC 105 Introduction to Psychology 3
PSYC 210 Developmental Psychology 3
Prerequisite: PSYC 105
PSYC 240 Stress Management 3
Prerequisite: PSYC 105
PSYC 285 Adolescent Psychology 3
Prerequisite: PSYC 105
PSYC 355 Social Psychology 3
Prerequisite: PSYC 105
PSYC 360 Learning/Motivation 3
Prerequisite: PSYC 105
PSYC 385 Psychological Testing 3
Prerequisite: PSYC 105, MATH 110
PSYC 435 Dynamics of Individual Counseling 3
Prerequisite: PSYC 105
PSYC 440 Dynamics of Group Counseling 3
Prerequisite: PSYC 105, PSYC 435
PSYC 465 Theories of Personality 3
Prerequisites: PSYC 105, PSYC 210, PSYC 360
PSYC 496 Practicum 3
Prerequisites: PSYC 210, PSYC 285, PSYC 355, PSYC 360, PSYC 385, PSYC 435
Students are required to make arrangements to complete the 120 hours of required practicum experience with the practicum supervisor. It is advisable to complete eight hours a week for 15 weeks in order to satisfy this program requirement.
Required Cognates: 7 hours
CPTR 105 Introduction to Computers 3
MATH 110 Probability and Statistics 4


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