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MA in Clinical 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
CNSL 590 Marriage and Family Theory & Therapy 3
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 Integration (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
CNSL 540 Substance Abuse Counseling 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

MA in Clinical 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
CNSL 540 Substance Abuse Counseling 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: 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
CNSL 590 Marriage and Family Theory & Therapy 3
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

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