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EDSC 5310   (3-3-0)   Introduction to School Counseling

An in-depth introduction to comprehensive developmental counseling and guidance programs in schools. The emphasis is on a learner-centered process that includes planning, implementing, evaluating, and modifying a comprehensive school counseling and guidance program. Introduction to personal work in terms of philosophy, principles, services, and standards of professionalism. Standards of conduct, ethical codes and the law will be reviewed. Professional organization guidelines, standards of preparation and role identity will be examined.   

  • Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer, Periodically, Online.
  • Prerequisite: None.

EDSC 5311   (3-3-0)   Developmental Psychology

A study in developmental psychology which focuses on physical, cognitive, social, emotional, and personality development from conception to death within the context of basic theories of development.  

  • Offered: Fall, Spring, Online.
  • Prerequisite: None.

EDSC 6308   (3-3-0)   The School and Multicultural Society

An examination of the distinctive purposes and functions of education in the social order. Historical and contemporary issues related to multicultural, disabled, and other special populations are emphasized and their significance for education is identified.  

  • Offered: Fall, Spring, Online, May Mini-Term, August Mini-Term.
  • Prerequisite: None.

EDSC 6310   (3-3-0)   Pre-Practicum for School Counseling

A comprehensive study of the foundation of counseling in schools with an emphasis on perspective, content, organizational framework, and resources. Students will demonstrate counseling and communication skills through a variety of simulations. Open only to students in the Master of Education in School Counseling Program.  

  • Offered: Fall, Spring, Online.
  • Prerequisite: EDSC 5310, COUN 5312 and 12 additional hours in the School Counseling Program. Open only to student in the Master of Education in School Counseling Program.

EDSC 6313   (3-3-0)   Curriculum and Administration for School Guidance and Counseling Programs

A global study of the nature, formation, and implementation of campus-wide and district-wide comprehensive developmental guidance programs. This course will include a comprehensive study of developmental counseling and guidance programs in schools with an emphasis on perspective, content, and organizational framework. The course covers a study of the Texas model for program and curriculum development for grades EC through 12 and to the national model for school counseling programs. The student will develop skills in the implementation of campus-wide and district-wide comprehensive developmental guidance programs.  

  • Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer, Online.
  • Prerequisite: None.

EDSC 6380   (3-3-0)   Career Development and Lifestyle Counseling for School Counselors

A study of theories of vocational choice, educational planning and career development. Explore the role of career development and career planning in comprehensive guidance programs and illustrate how all the essential services of a school counseling program are combined to assist students with their development and learning.  

  • Offered: Periodically, Online.
  • Prerequisite: None.

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