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MA in Counseling with Trauma Studies Concentration Program of Study Full Time (60 credits)

Course Number Course Description Credits
Fall Year I
CNSL 500 Introduction to Counseling Theory, Personality and Practice (Grade of B or better required) 3
CNSL 513 Group Dynamics and Counseling 3
Elective*
Spring Year I
CNSL 511 Lifespan Development 3
CNSL 518 Psychopathology and Diagnosis (Grade of B or better required) 3
CNSL 531 Trauma Across the Lifespan (Prerequisite: CNSL500; Prerequisite or Co-requisite: CNSL 518) 3
Summer I - Year I
CNSL 505 Ethics and Professional Development 3
CNSL 527 Social and Cultural Foundations of Counseling Practice 3
Fall Year II
CNSL 602 Techniques of Counseling and Psychotherapy (Prerequisite or Co-requisite: CNSL 609) (Grade of B or Better Required) 3
CNSL 609 Personality Dynamics and Psychosocial Assessment (Prerequisites: CNSL 511, CNSL 500) (Grade of B or Better Required) 3
CNSL 551 Grief and Loss Counseling Theory & Practice (Prerequisite: CNSL518; Prerequisite or Co-requisite: CNSL 602) 3
Spring Year II
CNSL 575 Research Design and Statistics 3
CNSL 611 Introduction to Assessment 3
CNSL 625 Practicum in Psychotherapy Integreation (Prerequisites: CNSL 500, 505, 518, 602, 609) (Grade of B or Better Required) 3
Summer I - Year II
CNSL 545 Career Development Theory and Practice (Prerequisite: CNSL 500) 3
Elective* 3
Fall Year III
CNSL 614 Case Conceptualization and Counseling Strategies (Prerequisite: CNSL 625) 3
CNSL 675 Clinical Internship and Seminar I (Prerequisite: CNSL 625) (Co-requisite: CNSL 614) (Graded Pass/Fail) 3
Spring Year III
CNSL 541 Crisis Intervention and Trauma Treatment Methods (Prerequisites: CNSL 531, CNSL 602) 3
CNSL 676 Clinical Internship and Seminar II (Prerequisite: CNSL 675) (Graded Pass/Fail) 3
Total Credits 60

* Students are responsible to document the relevance of the elective courses chosen as well as how he/she worked with the instructor to tailor the coursework toward Trauma Studies learning goals.

MA in Counseling with Trauma Studies Concentration Program of Study Part Time (60 credits)

Course Number Course Name Credit
Fall Year I
CNSL 500 Introduction to Counseling Theory, Personality and Practice (Grade of B or Better Required) 3
CNSL 513 Group Dynamics and Counseling 3
Spring Year I
CNSL 511 Lifespan Development 3
CNSL 518 Psychopathology and Diagnosis (Grade of B or Better Required) 3
Summer I - Year I
CNSL 505 Ethics and Professional Development 3
Elective*
Fall Year II
CNSL 602 Techniques of Counseling and Psychotherapy (Prerequisite or Co-requisite: CNSL 609) (Grade of B or Better Required) 3
CNSL 609 Personality Dynamics and Psychosocial Assessment (Prerequisites: CNSL511, CNSL500) (Grade of B or Better Required) 3
Spring Year II
CNSL 575 Research Design and Statistics 3
CNSL 611 Introduction to Assessment 3
Summer I - Year II
CNSL 527 Social and Cultural Foundations of Counseling Practice 3
CNSL 545 Career Development Theory and Practice (Prerequisite: CNSL 500) 3
Fall Year III
Elective*
CNSL 551 Grief and Loss Counseling Theory & Practice (Prerequisite: CNSL518; Prerequisite or Co-requisite: CNSL 602) 3
Spring Year III
CNSL 531 Trauma Across the Lifespan (Prerequisite: CNSL500; Prerequisite or Co-requisite: CNSL 518) 3
CNSL 625 Practicum in Psychotherapy Integration (Prerequisites: CNSL 500, 505, 518, 602, 609) (Grade of B or Better Required) 3
Fall Year IV
CNSL 614 Case Conceptualization and Counseling Strategies (Prerequisite: CNSL 625) 3
CNSL 675 Clinical Internship and Seminar I (Prerequisite: CNSL 625) (Co-requisite: CNSL 614) (Graded Pass/Fail) 3
Spring Year IV
CNSL 541 Crisis Intervention and Trauma Treatment Methods (Prerequisites: CNSL 531, CNSL 602) 3
CNSL 676 Clinical Internship and Seminar II (Prerequisite: CNSL 675) (Graded Pass/Fail) 3
Total Credits 60

* Students are responsible to document the relevance of the elective courses chosen as well as how he/she worked with the instructor to tailor the coursework toward Trauma Studies learning goals.

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