Course Requirements for the Ed.S. Degree with a Major in School Counseling
|EDUC 5999||Professional Orientation||0|
|SCHC 8150||Program Evaluation||3|
|SCHC 8160||Advanced Practice in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy||3|
|SCHC 8220||Social Justice in Professional Practice||3|
|SCHC 8300||Crisis Counseling||3|
|SCHC 8891||School Counseling Practicum I||3|
|SCHC 8995||Capstone Seminar||3|
|PSYC 8200||Child Psychopathology||3|
|PSYC 8610||Behavior Modification||3|
|RSCH 8000||Advanced Research Methodology||3|
|SCHC 8892||School Counseling Special Topics Seminar||3|
|Total Hours Required for the Degree||30|
Starting fall 2021, students in the School Counseling Ed.S. degrere must complete 30 hours instead 27 hours. An additional 3-hour course of SCHC 8892: School Counseling Special Topic Semeniars is required for graduation.
Selected Educational Outcomes
Program graduates will:
- demonstrate and model appropriate counseling and supervision skills and strategies in the supervision relationship.
- demonstrate a systematic conceptualization of the major roles and responsibilities of counselor supervision.
- evaluate their school counseling program to determine its effectiveness as a comprehensive school counseling program using standards set by the school’s accrediting body and the American School Counseling Association.
- design individual and group treatment strategies that are developmentally appropriate for children and youth that address the academic, social, and career success of all students.
- demonstrate a disposition appropriate for a leader in the school environment.
- follow appropriate professional and ethical guidelines.
Examples of Outcome Assessments
- Candidates will be assessed by performance in Ed.S. level courses.
- Candidates will be assessed by a faculty member using a standard observation and evaluation form in the Ed.S. School Counseling Practicum.
- The process of developing the thesis and the results of the thesis will be evaluated by faculty using established criteria.