Courses

EDCO 500  Career and Employment Concepts  Credits: 3 (0-0-3)

Course Description: Career and lifestyle studies that provide an understanding of career development, employment concepts, and career counseling resources.
Prerequisite: None.
Registration Information: Bachelor's degree. Sections may be offered: Online.
Term Offered: Fall.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

EDCO 550  Professional School Counseling  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: History, professionalism, ethics, program planning and program development of school counseling programs.
Prerequisite: None.
Registration Information: Admission to Counseling and Career Development Program or approval of instructor.
Term Offered: Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

EDCO 552  School Counseling Program Delivery/Evaluation  Credits: 3 (0-0-3)

Course Description: Effective school counseling program development, delivery, and evaluation.
Prerequisite: EDCO 550.
Term Offered: Fall.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

EDCO 590  Workshop  Credits: Var[1-18] (0-0-0)

Course Description:
Prerequisite: None.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Instructor Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

EDCO 625  Foundations of Counseling  Credits: 3 (2-0-1)

Course Description: Foundations and techniques of individual guidance and counseling.
Prerequisite: None.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Registration Information: Bachelor's degree. Must register for lecture and recitation.
Term Offered: Fall.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

EDCO 650  Theories of Counseling and Development  Credits: 3 (2-0-1)

Course Description: Theories of individual counseling and development.
Prerequisite: EDCO 625.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Registration Information: Must register for lecture and recitation. This is a partial semester course.
Term Offered: Fall.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

EDCO 651  Group Guidance and Counseling  Credits: 3 (2-0-1)

Course Description: Theory and techniques of group guidance and counseling.
Prerequisite: EDCO 650.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Term Offered: Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

EDCO 652  Ethics in Counseling/Career Development  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Awareness and critical analysis of ethical and legal issues in counseling and career development.
Prerequisite: None.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Registration Information: Admission to Counseling and Career Development Program.
Term Offered: Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

EDCO 653  Counseling for Cultural Diversity  Credits: 3 (2-0-1)

Course Description: Influence of cultural differences in delivering culturally responsive counseling.
Prerequisite: None.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Registration Information: Admission to the M.Ed. Counseling and Career Development specialization or written consent of instructor.
Term Offered: Fall.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

EDCO 655  Brief Counseling  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Continued development, knowledge, and use of counseling theories and skills such as solution focus counseling/therapy and motivational interviewing techniques. Develop understanding of the change model (Transtheoretical Model) to assist in helping clients make desired changes in their lives.
Prerequisite: None.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Registration Information: Proof of professional counseling liability insurance.
Term Offered: Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

EDCO 656  Counseling Assessment and Appraisal  Credits: 3 (2-0-1)

Course Description: The topics include (a) history and philosophy of educational, psychological, and vocational testing; (b) introduction to the basic statistical concepts surrounding test validation, scoring and interpretation; (c) essential criteria for evaluating and selecting appropriate assessment instruments; (d) principles of standardized administration and scoring; (e) interpretation of test results and appropriate consultation.
Prerequisite: None.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Registration Information: Must register for lecture and recitation. Offered as Mixed Face-to-Face.
Term Offered: Summer.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

EDCO 660  Career Development Counseling  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Career development programs and processes over the life span with particular attention to career choice.
Prerequisite: EDCO 500.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Registration Information: Sections may be offered: Online.
Terms Offered: Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

EDCO 661  Career and Life Design Counseling  Credits: 3 (2-0-1)

Course Description: Career and life design counseling knowledge, skills, and practices with a focus on emerging career development and career counseling theories, concepts, and models; career programming and evaluation; and career development and counseling advocacy.
Prerequisite: EDCO 500.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Registration Information: Must register for lecture and recitation.
Term Offered: Spring (even years).
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

EDCO 662  Counseling Children and Adolescents  Credits: 3 (2-0-1)

Course Description: Counseling theories and interventions applied to the child and adolescent client population.
Prerequisite: None.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Registration Information: Admission to Counseling and Career Development Program.
Term Offered: Summer.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

EDCO 665  Career Development Institute  Credits: 3 (1-0-2)

Course Description: Current issues related to employment, employee development, career planning, and labor market information are examined. Site visits and career development audits of local employers as well as other structured activities and assignments encourage students to consider educational and labor market trends and career development within a global society.
Prerequisite: EDCO 500.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Registration Information: Must register for lecture and recitation. Offered as Mixed Face-to-Face. This is a partial semester course. Required field trips.
Term Offered: Summer.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

EDCO 670  Introduction to Mental Health Counseling  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: How psychopathology is experienced and displayed by the client and the key principles in diagnosing mental health disorders.
Prerequisite: None.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Term Offered: Summer.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

EDCO 675  Mental Health Counseling and Treatment  Credits: 3 (2-0-1)

Course Description: The clinical mental health counseling (CMHC) field and counseling treatment, with a focus on emerging current trends, multicultural considerations, professional issues, and credentialing of CMHCs. Topics include clinical interviewing, case conceptualizations, and treatment and diagnosis of specialty populations.
Prerequisite: EDCO 650 and EDCO 693.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Registration Information: Must register for lecture and recitation.
Term Offered: Spring (odd years).
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

EDCO 686  Practicum-Guidance and Counseling  Credits: Var[1-18] (0-0-0)

Course Description:
Prerequisite: None.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Instructor Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

EDCO 687  Internship-Guidance and Counseling  Credits: Var[1-18] (0-0-0)

Course Description:
Prerequisite: None.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Instructor Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

EDCO 692  Seminar  Credits: Var[1-3] (0-0-0)

Course Description:
Prerequisite: None.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Registration Information: Written consent of instructor.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

EDCO 693  Seminar-Guidance and Counseling  Credits: Var[1-18] (0-0-0)

Course Description:
Prerequisite: None.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Instructor Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

EDCO 696  Group Study  Credits: Var[1-18] (0-0-0)

Course Description:
Prerequisite: None.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Instructor Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

EDCO 792A  Seminar: Individual Counseling  Credits: Var[1-18] (0-0-0)

Course Description:
Prerequisite: None.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Instructor Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

EDCO 792B  Seminar: Group Counseling  Credits: Var[1-18] (0-0-0)

Course Description:
Prerequisite: None.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Instructor Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

EDCO 792C  Seminar: Contemplative Practice-Counseling & Education  Credits: 3 (0-0-3)

Course Description:
Prerequisite: None.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Grade Mode: Instructor Option.
Special Course Fee: No.