LPC Degree Plan

48 Semester Credit Hours for Master’s Degree
24 Semester Credit Hours for LPC Requirements

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

Course Rotation


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 7303 Techniques of Counseling  (prerequisite: ED 5314)



Required Courses:


ED 7302 Management of Guidance Counseling & Human Services Programs  (pre-req: 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)


These classes may be taken after completing 30 hours:


ED 7301 Clinical Practice in Counseling  (prerequisites: ED 5314, ED 7303 and ED 7315)


ED 7316A Practicum in Guidance and Counseling



For the LPC License,  Students Must Take These Eight Additional Courses:  60 Hours Total


ED 7316B Practicum in Guidance and Counseling  (prerequisites:  ED 7301 and ED 7316A)


ED 6341 Psychopathology (Approval of Advisor)


ED 6342 Addictive Disorders (Approval of Advisor)


ED 6345 Family Counseling (prerequisites: ED 5314 and ED 7301)


ED 7323 Emotional Intelligence


ED 6347 Introduction to Play Therapy


ED 5322 Behavior Management


ED 7320 Professional Issues and Ethics in Counseling

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