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5000 Level Courses

5001. Advanced Workshop in Counseling (V1-6). Prerequisite: Consent of instructor. Workshop and field experience assignments in counseling-related activities. A maximum of 6 hours of credit may be earned.

5094. Internship in Counseling (V1-3). Prerequisites: EPCE 5360 and admission to the EPCE program.. Students cannot enroll in more than 3 semester hours of EPCE 5094 each semester, including summer sessions.

5352. Child and Adolescent Counseling (3). Philosophy, principles, and practices of counseling children and young adolescents in school and community settings.

5353. Introduction to Community Counseling (3). Overview of the activities of community counseling, nature of specific populations, program development and evaluation, planning for client services, and public policy issues.

5354. Group Counseling (3). Overview of the principles, practices, and approaches to group counseling in school and community settings.

5355. Introduction to Career Counseling (3). Overview of career theories, assessment procedures, techniques, and counseling processes used with adolescents and adults in school and community settings.

5357. Techniques of Counseling (3). Prerequisites: Admission to the EPCE program. Theory, simulation, and practice of counseling techniques used in school and community agency settings.

5358. Introduction to School Counseling (3). Designed to equip students with skills and knowledge to develop, implement, manage, and assess components of a comprehensive developmental school counseling program.

5360. Practicum in Counseling (3). Prerequisites: Admission to Graduate School, admission to the EPCE program, and completion of EPCE 5353 or 5358, 5352 or 5366, 5354, 5357, 5364. Two of the following may be taken concurrently if others are completed: EPCE 5367, 5370, 5371, and either 5376 or EPSY 5356. Assignment in a school or community agency setting. Dual majors must enroll in 6 hours of EPCE 5360 and 12 hours of EPCE 5094.

5364. Theories of Counseling (3). Overview of theories and paradigms of counseling.

5365. Dysfunctional Behavior of Children and Youth (3). Overview and analysis of dysfunctional behavior, including substance abuse and disorders affecting children and youth in educational and counseling settings.

5366. Dysfunctional Behavior of Adults (3). Prerequisites: EPCE 5364, 5365, and either EPCE 5353 or 5358. Advanced analysis of dysfunctional behavior, diagnosis criteria and tools, and mental and emotional disorders in educational and counseling settings.

5367. Marriage and Family Counseling for Professional Counselors (3). Theory and practice of marriage and family counseling for licensed professional and school counselors.

5369. Seminar in Counseling (3). Prerequisite: Consent of instructor. A critical investigation of counseling topics related to school and community agencies. May be repeated as topic varies.

5370. Ethical and Legal Issues in Counseling (3). An investigation of legal and ethical issues in the counseling profession. Focus on schools and community agencies.

5371. Counseling Diverse Populations for Licensed Professional Counselors (3). Overview of counseling theory as it applies to diverse groups including gender, geriatric, racial, ethnic, and exceptionality issues.

5372. Addictions: An Overview for School and Mental Health Counselors (3). Overview of addictions theory, issues, and practice. The course’s focus is on community and school counseling.

5373. Advanced Addictions Counseling (3). Screening, assessment, diagnosis, and counseling techniques used in treatment of co-occurring mental health and substance use disorders for counselors in school and community agencies.

5374. Techniques of Counseling II (3). Prerequisites: EPCE 5364, 5357, and either 5353 or 5358. An overview of advanced counseling techniques.

5375. Counselor Supervision (3). Prerequisite: Counselor practicum or consent of instructor. Provides an overview of counselor supervision and coursework for the Licensed Professional Counselor-Supervisor.

5376. Assessment for Professional Counselors (3). Assessment principles for professional counselors in both clinical and school settings.

5377. Crisis Intervention Counseling (3). Prerequisites: EPCE 5364 and 5357. Analysis and application of short-term counseling intervention strategies in trauma and crisis situations, with special attention to emergency preparedness.

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6000 Level Courses

6001. Advanced Study of Special Topics in Counselor Education (V1-6). Prerequisites: Consent of instructor and admission to doctoral program in counselor education. An organized course to foster in-depth study of a current topic in counselor education. Course work will focus on one major current topic. May be repeated for credit.

6094. Doctoral Internship in Counseling (V1-3). Prerequisites: EPCE 6360 and 6366. Supervised employment or field experience in a school or community agency setting. May be repeated for credit. Students cannot enroll in more than 3 hours of this course each semester.

6335. Advanced Counseling Theory and Techniques (3). Prerequisites: EPCE 5357, 5364, and admission to doctoral program in counseling. Analysis of major approaches to counseling with integration of the techniques in clinical practice.

6350. Doctoral Seminar in Counseling (3). Prerequisite: Consent of instructor. Special topics in counseling covering both research and practice. May be repeated for credit.

6354. Advanced Theory and Practice of Group Leadership (3). Prerequisite: EPCE 5354, 5364, or consent of instructor. Survey of major theoretical paradigms and their application in leading small groups. Supervised practice to integrate theory and application.

6360. Advanced Practicum in Counseling (3). Prerequisites: Admission to Graduate School, admission to the Ph.D. counseling program, completion of all EPCE 5000-level practica. Supervised laboratory and field experience in schools and community agencies. Emphasis on integration of theory and practice. May be repeated for credit with the instructor’s consent.

6366. Advanced Supervision in Counselor Education (3). Prerequisites: Admission to the Graduate School, admission to the Ph.D. counseling program, completion of all EPCE 5000- level practica, EPCE 6335, or consent of instructor. Emphasis on supervision theory, training, and experience in the supervision of counselors.Back to Top

 

7000 Level Course

7000. Research (V1-12). Back to Top

 

8000 Level Course

8000. Doctor's Dissertation (V1-12).Back to Top