Counseling Concentration Requirements - License Mental Health Counselor

Psychology Graduate Core

All graduate students must complete core courses which include Research Design in Psychology PSY 6217; either Special Topics in Statistics STA 5166, Analysis of Variance STA 5206, or Applied Regression Analysis STA 5207; and at least one course from each of the four core areas:

Those students choosing the 60 semester hour (sh) pre-licensure (LMHC) option complete the following courses that appear in bold. 

Biological Bases of Behavior  3
EXP 5208 Advanced Sensation and Perception
PSB 5035 Cognitive Neuroscience
Social Bases of Behavior  3
PCO 6278 Multicultural Counseling 
SOP 6069 Advanced Social Psychology 
SOP 6669 Advanced Organizational Psychology 
Acquired Bases of Behavior  3
EAB 5705 Advanced Behavior Modification
EXP 6506 Advanced Cognitive Psychology
Individual Bases of Behavior-LMHC students take both:  6
DEP 5055 Developmental Psychology
PCO 6216 Theories of Individual Counseling
Total Core Hours  21

Counseling Psychology - Licensed Mental Health Counselor

Required Concentration Courses

CLP 5166 Psychopathology 3
PCO 6204 Pre-Practicum: Techniques of Counseling and Psychotherapy  3
PCO 6206C Ethical and Professional Issues in Counseling  3
PCO 6246 Theories of Group Counseling  3
PCO 6315 Assessment in Counseling  3
PCO 6312 Substance Abuse Counseling  3
CYP 6005 Community Psychology   3
SDS 6345 Educational and Vocational Guidance  3
SOP 6776 Human Sexuality and Sex Therapy  3
  Elective 3
Total Hours in Concentration    30

Practicum-Internship (9 sh)

PCO 6946 Practicum in Counseling  (150 on-site hours) 3
PCO 6948 Internship in Counseling - I (425 on-site hours) 3
PCO 6948 Internship in Counseling - II (425 on-site hours)  3
Total Clinical Placement Semester Hours   9
Total Program Hours    60
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