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Master of Arts in Counseling & Health Psychology Program (MA)


Typical Course of Study

Year 1—Fall Semester (14 credits)
COU CX510 – Theories of Counseling and Psychotherapy (3 credits)
COU PY521 – Psychopathology of Childhood and Adolescence (3 credits)
COU PS635 – Professional Issues and Ethics (3 credits)
COU CC523 – Psychology of Diversity and Difference (3 credits)
COU CS500 – Practicum Seminar I: Helping Relationships I (2 credits)
COU FP515 – Practicum in Primary Care I (12-16 hours/week) (0 credits)

Year 1—Spring Semester (14 credits)
COU PY522 – Adult Psychopathology (3 credits)
COU PA530 – Psychological Appraisal and Assessment (3 credits)
COU LS659 – Lifespan Development (3 credits)
COU PC520 – Introduction to Primary Care Psychology (3 credits)
COU CS501– Practicum Seminar II : Helping Relationships II (2 credits)
COU FP516 – Practicum in Primary Care II (12-16 hours/week) (0 credits)

Year 2—Summer Session I (6 credits)
COU GR501 – Group Counseling and Psychotherapy (3 credits)
COU PC610 – Interventions in Primary Care Psychology (3 credits)

Year 2—Summer Session II (3 credits)
COU CO500 – Consultation, Collaboration and Community Partnerships (3 credits)

Year 2—Fall Semester (12 credits)
COU RS510 – Research and Evaluation in Psychology (3 credits)
COU FX510 – Introduction to Family Therapy (3 credits)
Topics in Public Health: Epidemiology, Health Disparities, Program Design and Evaluation (3 credits)
Elective (1 credit)
COU CS610 – Internship Seminar I (2 credits)
COU FP618 – Internship in Primary Care Counseling I (20-24 hours/week) (0 credits)

Year 2—Spring Semester (11 credits)
COU SB515 – Substance Abuse Evaluation and Treatment (3 credits)
Elective (3 credits)
Capstone Project Seminar in Primary Care Counseling (3 credits)
COU CS611– Internship Seminar II (2 credits)
COU FP619 – Internship in Primary Care Counseling II (20-24 hours/week) (0 credits)

Total Credits: 60

Click here to view the requirements for the concentration in Latino Mental Health which include the following courses:

COU CC549 – Introduction to Latino Culture
COU CC550 – The Experience of Latinos In The United States
COU CC551 – Clinical Work With Latinos In The United States
COU XX500 – Special Topics - LMH

Updated 11/3/14

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