Students must complete all prerequisite course work listed below prior to beginning the first sequence course in the counseling curriculum (COUN223: Theories and Principles of Counseling). The courses may be satisfied at either the undergraduate or graduate level, and online courses are accepted as long as they are from nationally accredited institutions and documented on transcripts.
- Child Psychology - 3 s.h.
- Adolescent Psychology - 3 s.h.
- Personality Theory or Abnormal Psychology - 3 s.h.
- Psychology and Behavioral Sciences (three other courses from areas such as social psychology, learning theory, behavioral science research methods, statistics for the social sciences, psychology of exceptionalities, family development theory, sociocultural foundations, etc.) - 9 s.h.
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