Curriculum Requirements for Master of Science in School Counseling, M.S. with Bilingual Extension

Major Requirements

Foundations Credits:
EDCO 600 Introduction to School Counseling 3
EDCO 601 Human Development 3
EDCO 615 Foundations of Counseling 3
EDCO 705 Career Counseling and Lifestyles Development 3
    Total: 12 Credits
 
Core Knowledge and Skills Courses Credits:
EDCO 620 Group Counseling, Leadership, and Facilitation Skills 3
EDCO 635 Consultation: School and Community 3
EDCO 640 School Counseling Programs Development and Implementation 3
EDCO 650 Social Justice, Diversity, and Cultural Issues 3
EDCO 725 School Violence Prevention and Student Behavior Management 3
EDCO 810 Research, Assessment, and Technology 3
EDCO 835 Educational Law, Policy, and Ethics 3
EDCO 870 Field Practicum and Seminar1 3
EDCO 665 The Special Needs Student 3
—OR—
EDCO 671 Post-Secondary Transitions and College Counseling 3
    Total: 27 Credits
(1) Practicum = 100 hours of supervised counseling experiences
 
Electives (select one, with approval of advisor) Credits:
EDCO 605 Theories of Personality 3
MHCO 620 Interpersonal Communication 3
EDCO 625 Community Psychology 3
EDCO 630 Clinical Assessment 3
EDCO 631 Prevention, Assessment, and Treatment of Alcohol and Substance Abuse with Families, Communities, and Schools 3
EDCO 645 Technology Literacy for School Counselors 3
EDCO 647 Group Dynamics 3
EDCO 655 Contemporary Issues and Practices in Education and School Counseling 3
EDCO 680 Counseling and Cultural Competence in a Global Society 3
EDCO 685 Cultural Mediation for Counselors and Educators 3
EDCO 703 Crisis Intervention 3
EDCO 707 Advanced Career Counseling 3
EDCO 709 Advanced Studies in Workforce Development 3
EDCO 710 Multicultural Issues in Counseling 3
EDCO 758 Motivation Theory 3
EDCO 770 Etiology and Treatment of Alcohol and Substance Abuse I 3
EDCO 771 Etiology and Treatment of Alcohol and Substance Abuse II 3
EDCO 775 Pharmacology, Epidemiology, and Research in Alcohol and Substance Abuse 3
EDCO 780 Human Sexuality 3
EDCO 820 Play Therapy I 3
EDCO 821 Play Therapy II 3
    Total: 3 Credits
 
Internship Credits:
EDCO 730 Internship: Academic/Career/Personal Social Development – Part I 3
EDCO 740 Internship: Academic/Career/Personal Social Development – Part II 3
    Total: 6 Credits
With department approval, candidates may accrue up to 100 hours of internship experience in the summer semester prior to registration in EDCO 730.
 
Bilingual Extension to School Counseling, M.S. Credits:
EDBL 603 Foundations I: Principles and Practice in Bilingual/ESL 3
EDCO 880 Bilingual Field Practicum and Seminar 3
    Total: 6 Credits
 
Total Required Credits: 54 credits