Masters of Science in Counseling Psychology (M.S.)

Program of Study

Below is the recommended Program of Study for the MS in Psychology - Counseling Concentration. This represents 2 years of full-time status and requires 11-12 credit hours per term. We recommend the same sequence of courses for students choosing the Thesis and non-Thesis option. Thesis specific courses are indicated. Students may pursue the degree on a part-time basis, but they must meet with their academic advisor to ensure an appropriate progression through the program. All courses meet once per week in the evening. Evening classes are held from 5:30 pm to 8:20 pm. 

Fall I

PSYC 5030 Biological Bases of Behavior (3)

PSYC 5070 Professional Issues and Ethics in Counseling Psychology (3)

PSYC 5040 Statistics & Methodology (3)

PSYC 5100 Counseling and Interviewing Skills (2)

 

Spring I

PSYC 5200 Advanced Counseling & Interviewing Skills (2)

PSYC 5140 Statistics & Computer Applications (3)

PSYC 5170 Counseling Theory (3)

PSYC 5135 Abnormal Psychology (3)

Summer

PSYC 5270 Vocational Theory & Testing (3)

PSYC 5630 Child and Adolescent Development (3)

PSYC 5530 Psychometrics (3)

Group Counseling (3)

Thesis (1) - Thesis option only

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Fall II

PSYC 6505 Masters Counseling Psychology Practicum (3)

PSYC 6170 Individual Tests of Intelligence (3)

PSYC 6430 History & Systems of Psychology (3)

PSYC 5136 Theories of Personality (3)

Thesis (1) - Thesis option only

Spring II

PSYC 6130 Social Bases of Behavior (3)

PSYC 6506 Masters Counseling Psychology Practicum (3)

PSYC 5580 Multicultural Counseling (3) 

PSYC 5060 Cognitive/Affective Bases of Behavior (3)

Thesis (1) - Thesis option only