Academics

Online FT Plan of Study

First Option (for those who have NOT completed COUNSL 620 Human Development: Research, Theory, and Practice  COUNSL 620 Human Development: Research, Theory, and Practice  COUNSL 620 Human Development: Research, Theory, and Practice prior to beginning the program) 

OPTION 1:

Summer- Year one (1 course)
COUNSL 621 Introduction to Family Therapy

Fall- Year One (3 courses)
COUNSL 622 Theories of Family Therapy
COUNSL 620 Human Development: Research, Theory, and Practice
COUNSL 601 Research and Evaluation in Psychology

SPRING- Year One (3 courses)
COUNSL 617* Child and Adolescent Counseling (* pending approval from goveranance)
COUNSL 653 Diversity in Counseling
COUNSL 672 Substance Abuse and the Family

Summer - Year Two (2 course at the UMass Dartmouth campus)
COUNSL 616 Group Counseling and Group Dynamics (on campus)
COUNSL 625 Family Therapy Assessment and Intervention (on campus)

Fall-Year Two
COUNSL 626 Collaborative Consultation with Larger Systems
COUNSL 608 Abnormal Psychology
COUNSL 606 Ethical Standards and Professional Issues in Counseling

Spring - Year Two (3 courses)
COUNSL 624 Sexuality and Intimacy in Families & Family Therapy 
COUNSL 627 Therapy with Couples
COUNSL 628 Contemporary Family Therapy Theories 

Summer Year Two (1 course)
COUNSL 698 Internship in Family Therapy (counts as two courses)

Fall/Spring Year 3 (1 course)
COUNSL 698 Internship in Family Therapy (counts as two courses)

OPTION 2:  are for those who completed COUNSL 620 Human Development: Research, Theory, and Practice before enrolling. 

Summer- Year one (1 course)
COUNSL 621 Introduction to Family Therapy

 

Fall- Year One (3 courses)
COUNSL 622 Theories of Family Therapy
COUNSL 601 Research and Evaluation in Psychology
Elective

SPRING- Year One (3 courses)
COUNSL 617* Child and Adolescent Counseling (* pending approval from goveranance)
COUNSL 653 Diversity in Counseling
COUNSL 672 Substance Abuse and the Family

Summer - Year Two (2 course at the UMass Dartmouth campus)
COUNSL 616 Group Counseling and Group Dynamics (on campus)
COUNSL 625 Family Therapy Assessment and Intervention (on campus)

Fall-Year Two (3 courses)
COUNSL 626 Collaborative Consultation with Larger Systems
COUNSL 608 Abnormal Psychology
COUNSL 606 Ethical Standards and Professional Issues in Counseling

Spring - Year Two (3 courses)
COUNSL 624 Sexuality and Intimacy in Families & Family Therapy 
COUNSL 627 Therapy with Couples
COUNSL 628 Contemporary Family Therapy Theories 

Summer Year Two (1 course)
COUNSL 698 Internship in Family Therapy (counts as two courses)

Fall AND Spring Year 3 (1 course)
COUNSL 698 Internship in Family Therapy (*counts as two courses each semester)