Academics

On Campus FT Plan of Study

For on campus Family Therapy program students only.  Please use Option 1 if you have not taken COUNSL 620 Human Development: Research, Theory, and Practice before beginning the program. 

OPTION 1:

Fall- Year One (3 courses)
COUNSL 621 Introduction to Family Therapy
COUNSL 620 Human Development: Research, Theory, and Practice
COUNSL 601 Research and Evaluation in Psychology  OR COUNSL 616 Group Counseling and Group Dynamics

SPRING- Year One (4 courses)
COUNSL 622 Theories of Family Therapy
COUNSL 608 Abnormal Psychology
COUNSL 606 Ethical Standards and Professional Issues in Counseling
COUNSL 601 Research and Evaluation in Psychology  OR COUNSL 616 Group Counseling and Group Dynamics

Summer - Year One (1 course)
COUNSL 617* Child and Adolescent Counseling

Fall - Year Two (4 courses)
COUNSL 625 Family Therapy Assessment and Intervention 
COUNSL 626 Collaborative Consultation with Larger Systems
COUNSL 672 Substance Abuse and the Family
COUNSL 653 Diversity 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 (*-internship counts as two courses)

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

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

Fall- Year One (3 courses)
COUNSL 621 Introduction to Family Therapy
COUNSL 620 Human Development: Research, Theory, and Practice
COUNSL 601 Research and Evaluation in Psychology 

SPRING- Year One (3 courses)
COUNSL 622 Theories of Family Therapy
COUNSL 608 Abnormal Psychology
COUNSL 606 Ethical Standards and Professional Issues in Counseling

Summer - Year One (1 course)
COUNSL 617* Child and Adolescent Counseling

Fall - Year Two (4 courses)
COUNSL 625 Family Therapy Assessment and Intervention 
COUNSL 626 Collaborative Consultation with Larger Systems
COUNSL 672 Substance Abuse and the Family
COUNSL 653 Diversity 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   (*-internship counts as two courses)

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

COU 698 Family Therapy Internship Seminar----Prerequisites: a minimum of 18 credits COUNSL 608, COUNSL 616, COUNSL 621, COUNSL 622, and COUNSL 620 or COUNSL 617, and a course of your choice from the family therapy curriculum. In addition, COUNSL 606 and COUNSL 625 must be taken prior to or concurrently with the second semester (Fall Semester of your internship). In addition, students must have an average of 3.00, no more than one outstanding incomplete. Your advisor must give approval before application for placement in an internship site.