Master of Counseling in Clinical Mental Health Counseling Curriculum

The common core areas required by CACREP represent knowledge areas that are fundamental to the counseling profession. These eight core areas provide the basis for a curriculum that prepares students for work as counselors:

  • professional counseling orientation and ethical practice,
  • social and cultural diversity,
  • human growth and development,
  • career development,
  • counseling and helping relationships,
  • group counseling and group work,
  • assessment and testing, and
  • research and program evaluation.

YEAR 1

Summer Term

COUN 541 The Counseling Profession

COUN 575 Family Counseling

Fall Term

COUN 532 Social & Cultural Perspectives

COUN 550 Foundations of Mental Health Counseling

Winter Term

COUN 551 Counseling Theory I

COUN 531 Developmental Perspectives in Counseling

Spring Term

COUN 552 Counseling Theory II

COUN 578 Crisis, Trauma, & Grief Counseling

YEAR 2

Summer Term

COUN 513 Counseling Pre-practicum

COUN 577 Applied. Psychopathology & Psychodiagnosis

Fall Term

COUN 514 Practicum in Counseling I

COUN 568 Life Style & Career Development

Winter Term

COUN 514 Practicum in Counseling II

COUN 567 Appraisal of Individual

Spring Term

COUN 533 Addictive Behavior Counseling

COUN 581 Cross-Cultural Counseling

YEAR 3

Summer Term

COUN 536 Applied Psychopharmacology

COUN 571 Group Counseling Procedures

Fall Term

COUN 515 Counseling Internship (5 credits)

COUN 598 Counselor Consultation

Winter Term

COUN 562 Intro to Research Methods in Counseling

COUN 515 Counseling Internship (5 credits)

Spring Term

COUN 515 Counseling Internship (5 credits)

COUN 595 Group Counseling II

YEAR 4

Summer Term

COUN 597 Intro to Counselor Supervision

COUN 515 Counseling Internship (5 credits)

Fall Term

COUN 515 Counseling Internship (4 credits)

For more information, contact: 

Gene Eakin, 541-737-8551