Counselor Education – School Counseling Option (Certification) — MEd
|Class A Program Checklist for School Counseling (On Campus or Online)|
|Instructional Support Area: 33 hours|
|At least 1/3 of the program shall be teaching field courses|
|COUN 7200||Introduction to Measurement and Assessment||3|
|COUN 7230||Career Development and Vocational Appraisal||3|
|COUN 7240||Counseling Children and Adolescents||3|
|COUN 7310||Counseling Applications of Lifespan Development||3|
|COUN 7320||Counseling Theories||3|
|COUN 7330||Counseling Diverse Populations 1||3|
|COUN 7340||Group Counseling||3|
|COUN 7350||Introduction to Counseling Practice||3|
|COUN 7400||Orientation to Professional Counseling||3|
|COUN 7420||Orientation to School Counsel||3|
|COUN 7500||Crisis Intervention in Counseling||3|
|Internship: 9 hours|
|Practicum: 3 hours|
|Survey of Special Education/Diversity Course|
|Additional Courses: 15 hours|
|Required: 6 hours|
|COUN 7450||Foundations of School Counseling||3|
|COUN 7460||Leadership and Advocacy for School Counselors||3|
|Select 9 hours from the following:||9|
|Advanced Survey of Exceptionality 1|
|Advanced Assessment and Diagnosis in Counseling|
|Basic Methods in Education Research|
Other advisor-approved supporting courses 6000 level and above 2
RSED 6000 Advanced Survey of Exceptionality must be completed if survey of special education course was not completed for prior level certification. If a survey of special education course was completed for prior level certification, the state diversity course requirement is fulfilled with COUN 7330 Counseling Diverse Populations.
Supporting courses must be applicable to the area of certification (e.g., research, assessment/evaluation, classroom management, pedagogy, human behavior/development, foundations, technology).
In addition to the Graduate School requirement of a cumulative 3.0 GPA on all AU courses carrying graduate credit, a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.25 is required on all courses used to meet program requirements.
Coursework used to meet Class B certification requirements may not be used to meet requirements for Class A certification.
All substitutions for required courses must be approved using the Course Substitution Form, including transfer work.