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MA in Counseling Psychology in Expressive Arts Therapy

Curriculum Map

Year  One: Fall Semester (14 credits)
COU CX510 - Theories of Counseling and Psychotherapy (credits: 3)
COU PY521 - Psychopathology of Childhood and Adolescence (credits: 3)
COU PS635 - Professional Issues and Ethics (credits: 3)
COU ET601 - Practical Approaches in Expressive Arts Therapy (credits: 3)
COU CS500 - Practicum Seminar I: Helping Relationships I (credits: 2)
COU FP519 - Practicum in Counseling Psychology I (credits: 0) (12-16 hours/week)

Year One: Spring Semester (14 credits)
COU PY522 - Adult Psychopathology (credits: 3)
COU PA530 - Psychological Appraisal and Assessment (credits: 3)
COU ET650 - Advanced Expressive Therapies: Theory and Practice (credits: 3)
COU CC523 - Psychology of Diversity and Difference (credits: 3)
COU CS501 - Practicum Seminar II: Helping Relationships II (credits: 2)
COU FP520 - Practicum in Counseling Psychology II (credits: 0) (12-16 hours/week)

Year One Total: 28 credits
Year Two: Summer Semester (9 credits)
COU GR501 - Group Counseling and Psychotherapy (credits: 3)
COU LS659 - Lifespan Development (credits: 3)
COU CO500 - Consultation, Collaboration, and Community Partnerships (credits: 3)

Year Two: Fall Semester (12 credits)
COU RS510 - Research and Evaluation in Psychology (credits: 3)
COU FX510 - Introduction to Family Therapy (credits: 3)
Expressive Art Therapies Elective I (Special populations) (credits: 3)
Elective (credits: 1)
COU CS610 - Internship Seminar I (credits: 2)
COU FP624 - Counseling Internship I (credits: 0)  (20-24 hours/week)

Year Two: Spring Semester (11 credits)
COU SB515 - Substance Abuse and Treatment (credits: 3)
COU PR624 - Capstone Project Seminar (credits: 3)
Expressive Art Therapies Elective II (Special populations) (credits: 3)
COU CS611 - Internship Seminar II (credits: 2)
COU FP625 - Counseling Internship II (credits: 0)  (20-24 hours/week)

Year Two Total: 32 credits
Program Total: 60 credits
Electives:
COU ET610 - Expressive Arts with Families (credits: 3)
COU ET620 - Express Arts in Trauma Treatment (credits: 3)
COU ET630 - Introduction to Play Therapy (credits: 3)
COU ET640 - Psychodrama and Drama Therapy (credits: 3)

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