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MFC Coursework

CACREP Core

—MHS 5005 Introduction to Counseling (3 cr) (PRP)
—MHS  6200 Assessment in Counseling and Development (3 cr) (COP)
—MHS 6340 Career Development (3 cr)
—MHS 6401 Counseling Theories & Applications (4 cr) (PRP)
—MHS 6428 Multicultural Counseling & Development (3 cr) (COP)
—MHS 6480 Developmental Counseling Over the Lifespan (3 cr) (PRI)
—MHS 6500 Group Counseling Theory & Process (3 cr) (COP)
—MHS 6720 Professional Identity & Ethics in Counseling (3 cr) (PRP)
—MHS 7740 Research in Counseling & Development (3 cr)
—MHS 7806 Practicum in Counseling (3 cr)
MHS 7807 Group Supervision in EDC (3 cr)
MHS 7830/6831 Internship in Counseling and Development

MFC Core

—MHS 6020 Counseling in Community Settings (3 cr) (PRI)
—MHS 6071 Diagnosis and Treatment of Mental Disorders  (3 cr) (PRI)
—MHS 6430 Introduction to Family Counseling (3 cr)
MHS 6440 Marriage Counseling (3 cr)
—MHS 6450 Substance Abuse Counseling (3 cr) (PRI)
—MHS 6471 Sexuality and Mental Health (3 cr)
MHS 6705 Professional, Ethical, & Legal Issues in Marriage & Family Counseling (3 cr)

MHS 7431 Advanced Family (4 cr)**

*PRP (prerequisite for practicum) Must take before practicum
*COP (Co-requisite for practicum) Must take before or during practicum
*PRI (prerequisite for internship) Must take before internship
**Must have taken MHS 6430: Introduction to Family Counseling and Practicum before taking MHS 7431: Advanced Family

Course Pre- and Corequisite Requirements

Prerequisite Courses for Practicum

MHS 5005 – Introduction to Counseling

MHS 6401 – Counseling Theories & Applications

MHS 6720 – Professional Identity & Ethics

Corequisite for Practicum

MHS 6200 – Assessment in Counseling & Development

MHS 6428 – Multicultural Counseling

MHS 6500 – Group Counseling: Theory & Practice

Prerequisite Courses for Internship

MHS 6480 – Developmental Counseling Over the Lifespan

MHS 6020 – Counseling in Community Settings

MHS 6071 – Diagnosis and Treatment of Mental Disorders

MHS 6450 – Substance Abuse Counseling 

**Must have taken MHS 6430: Introduction to Family Counseling and Practicum before taking MHS 7431: Advanced Family

Electives

SDS 6940: Supervised Teaching

SDS 6905: Individual Work (independent study)

MHS 6910: Supervised Research  (independent study)

SDS 6938: Trauma and Crisis Intervention

MHS6061: Spiritual Issues in Multicultural Counseling

MHS 6421 Play Counseling and Play Process with Children

MHS6495: Counseling Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Clients

MHS7402: Brief Therapy

Additionally, students are encouraged to enroll in courses in other program track areas, such as Mental Health Counseling and School Counseling). Elective courses in other disciplines in the college and university may also be of interest to students.

Students can also opt for the dual track option with marriage and family counseling or school counseling to satisfy their elective credit requirement.

Thesis Option

Another option is to conduct a thesis project and earn an M.A.E., which requires an additional 6 hours of thesis credit.