Master of Counseling Core Curriculum

COUN 513  Pre-practicum
COUN 514  Practicum
COUN 515  Internship
COUN 531  Developmental Perspectives in Counseling
COUN 532  Social and Cultural Perspectives in Counseling
COUN 533  Addictive Behavior Counseling
COUN 541  The Counseling Profession
COUN 551  Theory and Techniques of Counseling I
COUN 552  Theory and Techniques of Counseling II
COUN 562  Introduction to Research Methods in Education
COUN 567  Appraisal of the Individual
COUN 568  Lifestyle and Career Development
COUN 571  Group Counseling Procedures
COUN 575  Family Counseling
COUN 577  Applied Psychopathology & Psychodiagnostics
COUN 578  Crisis, Trauma and Grief Counseling
COUN 581  Cross Cultural Counseling
COUN 598  Counselor Consultation

Clinical Mental Health Option (with core, total is 90 credits)      

COUN 536  Applied Psychopharmacology                                                                
COUN 550  Principles of Mental Health Counseling                              
COUN 597  Introduction to Counselor Supervision                                                                                    
COUN 579  Trauma Informed Counseling                                                                  
CMH students take 24 credits of 515 Internship

School Counseling Option (with core, total is 78-84 credits)                                             

COUN 546  Leadership of School Counseling Programs
COUN 548  Special Education Issues in Counseling
COUN 582  Multicultural Counseling II
COUN 591  Study of Schools *         
COUN 592  Classroom Instruction for Counselors*

SC students take 15 credits of 515 Internship

* waived for licensed teachers or candidates not required to complete a work sample

OSU Course Catalog

Master of Counseling - Clinical Health

90 Total Credits

Sample course schedule. Schedule subject to change.

Year One
Summer (9 Credits)

COUN 513 Pre-practicum
COUN 541 The Counseling Profession
COUN 551 Theory and Techniques of Counseling 1

Fall (9 Credits)

COUN 532 Social and Cultural Perspectives in Counseling
COUN 562 Introduction to Research Methods in Education
COUN 571 Group Counseling Procedures

Winter (9 Credits)

COUN 514 Practicum
COUN 533 Addictive Behavior Counseling
COUN 567 Appraisal of the Individual

Spring (12 Credits)

COUN 514 Practicum
COUN 531 Developmental Perspectives in Counseling
COUN 577 Applied Psychopathology and Psychodiagnostics
COUN 581 Cross Cultural Counseling

Year Two
Summer (15 Credits)

COUN 515 Internship (6)
COUN 536 Applied Psychopharmacology
COUN 552 Theory and Techniques of Counseling II
COUN 568 Lifestyle and Career Development

Fall (12 Credits)

COUN 515 Internship (6)
COUN 575 Family Counseling
COUN 578 Crisis, Trauma, and Grief Counseling

Winter (12 Credits)

COUN 515 Internship (6)
COUN 550 Principles of Mental Health Counseling
COUN 579 Trauma Informed Counseling

Spring (12 Credits)

COUN 515 Internship (6)
COUN 597 Introduction to Counselor Supervision
COUN 598 Counselor Consultation

90 Total Credits

Sample course schedule. Schedule subject to change.

Year One
Summer (6 Credits)

COUN 541 The Counseling Profession
COUN 551 Theory and Techniques of Counseling 1

Fall (6 Credits)

COUN 532 Social and Cultural Perspectives in Counseling
COUN 562 Introduction to Research Methods in Education

Winter (6 Credits)

COUN 533 Addictive Behavior Counseling
COUN 567 Appraisal of the Individual

Spring (6 Credits)

COUN 531 Developmental Perspectives in Counseling
COUN 581 Cross Cultural Counseling

Year Two
Summer (6 Credits)

COUN 513 Pre-practicum
COUN 552 Theory and Techniques of Counseling II

Fall (6 Credits)

COUN 571 Group Counseling Procedures
COUN 575 Family Counseling

Winter (6 Credits)

COUN 514 Practicum
COUN 550 Principles of Mental Health Counseling

Spring (6 Credits)

COUN 514 Practicum
COUN 577 Applied Psychopathology and Psychodiagnostics

Year Three
Summer (12 Credits)

COUN 515 Internship (6)
COUN 536 Applied Psychopharmacology
COUN 568 Lifestyle and Career Development

Fall (9 Credits)

COUN 515 Internship (6)
COUN 578 Crisis, Trauma, and Grief Counseling

Winter (9 Credits)

COUN 515 Internship (6)
COUN 579 Trauma Informed Counseling

Spring (12 Credits)

COUN 515 Internship (6)
COUN 597 Introduction to Counselor Supervision
COUN 598 Counselor Consultation

Master of Counseling - School Counseling

78 Total Credits (with teaching license)

84 Total Credits (with no teaching license)

Sample course schedule. Schedule subject to change.

Year One
Summer (9 Credits)

COUN 513 Pre-practicum
COUN 541 The Counseling Profession
COUN 551 Theories and Techniques of Counseling I

Fall (9 or 12 Credits)

COUN 532 Social and Cultural Perspectives in Counseling
COUN 562 Introduction to Research Methods in Education
COUN 571 Group Counseling Procedures
COUN 591 Study of Schools (if no teaching license)

Winter (9 or 12 Credits)

COUN 514 Practicum
COUN 546 Leadership of School Counseling Programs
COUN 567 Appraisal of the Individual
COUN 592 Class Instruction for Counselors (if no teaching license)

Spring (12 Credits)

COUN 514 Practicum
COUN 531 Developmental Perspectives in Counseling
COUN 577 Applied Psychopathology and Psychodiagnostics
COUN 581 Cross Cultural Counseling

Year Two
Summer (12 Credits)
COUN 548 Special Education Issues in Counseling
COUN 552 Theory and Techniques of Counseling II
COUN 568 Lifestyle and Career Counseling
COUN 582 Multicultural Counseling II
Fall (11 Credits)

COUN 515 Internship (5)
COUN 575 Family Counseling
COUN 578 Crisis, Trauma, and Grief Counseling

Winter (8 Credits)

COUN 515 Internship (5)
COUN 533 Addictive Behavior Counseling

Spring (8 Credits)

COUN 515 Internship (5)
COUN 598 Counselor Consultation

78 Total Credits (with teaching license)

84 Total Credits (with no teaching license)

Sample course schedule. Schedule subject to change.

Year One
Summer (6 Credits)

COUN 541 The Counseling Profession
COUN 551 Theories and Techniques of Counseling I

Fall (6 Credits)

COUN 532 Social and Cultural Perspectives in Counseling
COUN 562 Introduction to Research Methods in Education

Winter (6 Credits)

COUN 533 Addictive Behavior Counseling
COUN 567 Appraisal of the Individual

Spring (6 Credits)

COUN 531 Developmental Perspectives in Counseling
COUN 581 Cross Cultural Counseling

Year Two
Summer (6 Credits)

COUN 513 Pre-practicum
COUN 552 Theory and Techniques of Counseling II

Fall (3 or 6 Credits)

COUN 571 Group Counseling Procedures
COUN 591 Instructional Strategies for School Counselors (if no teaching license)

Winter (6 or 9 Credits)

COUN 514 Practicum
COUN 546 Leadership of School Counseling Programs
COUN 592 Classroom Instruction for Counselors (if no teaching license)

Spring (6 Credits)

COUN 514 Practicum 
COUN 577 Applied Psychopathology and Psychodiagnostics

Year Three
Summer (9 Credits)
COUN 548 Special Education Issues in Counseling
COUN 568 Lifestyle and Career Counseling
COUN 582 Multicultural Counseling II
Fall (11 Credits)
COUN 515 Internship (5)
COUN 575 Family Counseling
COUN 578 Crisis, Trauma, and Grief Counseling
Winter (5 Credits)

COUN 515 Internship (5)

Spring (8 Credits)

COUN 515 Internship (5)
COUN 598 Counselor Consultation

Master of Counseling - School Counseling with Additional Clinical Mental Health Courses

90 Total Credits

Sample course schedule. Schedule subject to change.

Year One
Summer (9 Credits)

COUN 513 Pre-practicum
COUN 541 The Counseling Profession
COUN 551 Theories and Techniques of Counseling I

Fall (9 or 12 Credits)

COUN 532 Social and Cultural Perspectives in Counseling
COUN 562 Introduction to Research Methods in Education
COUN 571 Group Counseling Procedures
COUN 591 Study of Schools (if no teaching license)

Winter (9 or 12 Credits)

COUN 514 Practicum
COUN 546 Leadership of School Counseling Programs
COUN 567 Appraisal of the Individual
COUN 592 Class Instruction for Counselors (if no teaching license)

Spring (12 Credits)

COUN 514 Practicum
COUN 531 Developmental Perspectives in Counseling
COUN 577 Applied Psychopathology and Psychodiagnostics
COUN 581 Cross Cultural Counseling

Year Two
Summer (12 or 15 Credits)

COUN 536 Applied Psychopharmacology*
COUN 548 Special Education Issues in Counseling
COUN 552 Theory and Techniques of Counseling II
COUN 568 Lifestyle and Career Counseling

COUN 582 Multicultural Counseling II

 

Fall (11 Credits)

COUN 515 Internship (5)
COUN 575 Family Counseling
COUN 578 Crisis, Trauma, and Grief Counseling

Winter (8 or 14 Credits)

COUN 515 Internship (5)
COUN 533 Addictive Behavior Counseling
COUN 550 Principles of Mental Health Counseling*
COUN 579 Trauma Informed Counseling*

Spring (8 or 11 Credits)

COUN 515 Internship (5)
COUN 597 Introduction to Counselor Supervision*
COUN 598 Counselor Consultation

*Not required for School Counseling students; they are recommended only if seeking an Oregon LPC after graduation. Submit OBLPCT Form 2A to CMH licensure coordinator for LPC hours verification your last quarter of study.