2017-2018 Graduate Studies Catalog

76 and one which speaks to the applicant’s potential to succeed in the profession of counseling and psychotherapy. 5. An interview with the program director. Prerequisites There are no specified courses; however, the program director evaluates each applicant’s academic background and may recommend specific courses. Departmental Endorsement A personal interview with the Program Director is required of all prospective graduate students in counseling and human development before admission to the Graduate School. Subsequent to the personal interview and a review of previously completed academic work, prospective students may be recommended for admission. Positive recommendation by the program director or designated representative is required for admission. Official notification of admission (or denial of admission) will be communicated by the Office of Graduate Studies. Upon approval and recommendation of the Program Director in counseling and human development, students who do not meet any of the criteria listed may take additional upper-division semester-hours of course work in the behavioral sciences (e.g., psychology, sociology, social work, criminal justice, and education— also known as interdisciplinary studies). These semester-hours must be determined and approved by the program director in counseling and human development. A minimum GPA of 3.00 must be earned in these semester-hours of leveling work. Subsequent to successful completion of the required leveling work, students may be considered for recommendation by the program director for admission. Curriculum COHD 6305 Introduction to Research Techniques .............................................................. 3 COHD 6310 Professional, Legal, and Ethical Responsibilities ........................................... 3 COHD 6315 Child and Adolescent Development ................................................................ 3 COHD 6320 Psychological Aspects of Gerontology ........................................................... 3 COHD 6325 Advanced Educational Psychology ................................................................. 3 COHD 6330 Psychology of Mental Health .......................................................................... 3 COHD 6333 Forensic Psychology in Addictions Counseling.............................................. 3 COHD 6335 Professional Counseling I ................................................................................3 COHD 6340 Professional Counseling II .............................................................................. 3 COHD 6343 Professional Counseling III............................................................................. 3 COHD 6345 Group Counseling ........................................................................................... 3 COHD 6350 Cross-Cultural Counseling I ........................................................................... 3 COHD 6353 Counseling with Couples and Families .......................................................... 3 COHD 6355 Substance Abuse Counseling .......................................................................... 3 COHD 6357 Advanced Addictions Counseling................................................................... 3 COHD 6358 Neuroscience in Addictions Counseling……………………………………. 3 COHD 6360 Career Counseling .......................................................................................... 3 COHD 6365 Assessment in Professional Counseling I ....................................................... 3 COHD 6370 Assessment in Professional Counseling II ...................................................... 3 COHD 6375 Practicum in Counseling ................................................................................. 3 COHD 6376 Internship in Counseling ................................................................................. 3 TOTAL .............................................................................................................. 60 Comprehensive Exam All students must take a comprehensive examination during the last semester of graduate work. This

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