School Counselor Degree Plan

48 Semester Credit Hours for Master’s Degree with School Counseling Certification

All courses must be completed in a six-year period. 

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These four courses must be taken in the first 12 hours:

ED 5307

Graduate Research (must be taken in the first 12 hours)

ED 6308

Advanced Human Growth and Development

ED 5314

Personality and Counseling Theories

ED 7323

Emotional Intelligence (Approval of Advisor)

Required Courses:

ED7303 Techniques of Counsleing (prerequisite ED 5314)

ED 7302

Management of Guidance Counseling and Human Services Programs (prerequisite: ED 5314)

ED 5313

Career Development and Life Planning (prerequisite: ED 5314 and ED 7302)

ED 5315

Assessment in Counseling (prerequisite: ED 5314)

ED 6344

Counseling in a Multicultural Society (Approval of Advisor)

ED 6346

Ethical and Legal Issues in Counseling (prerequisite: ED 5314)

ED 7315

Group Processes in Guidance and Counseling (prerequisites: ED 5314 and ED 7303)

ED 5322

Behavior Management

ED 6345

Family Counseling (Approval of Advisor)

ED 6347

Introduction to Play Therapy (Approval of Advisor)

These classes must be taken in your last semester of course work:

ED 7301

Clinical Practice in Counseling
(prerequisites: ED 5314, ED 7303 and ED 7315; must be taken in last semester of course work)

ED 7316A

Internship in Guidance and Counseling (must be taken in last semester of course work)

Comprehensive Exam is taken the last semester of coursework. Students must apply for exam.


Contact: Barbara Tucker (432) 837-8703   Coordinator, Counseling Program