Course Sequence

Psychology & Counseling Department

Interested in Learning More About This Program?

Please contact: 
Richard Joseph Behun, Ph.D., LPC, NCC, ACS
Assistant Professor Department of Psychology and Counseling
Marywood University
2300 Adams Avenue
Scranton, Pennsylvania 18509
Office: McGowan 1031
behun@marywood.edu

The course sequence below applies to any student entering the program for Fall 2018.

Course

Credits

B/Better

Clearances

Semester Taken

1st Year Fall

9

 

 

9

COUN 507: Principles and Practices of Clinical Mental Health Counseling

3

 

 

 

COUN 525: Theories of Counseling

3

 

 

COUN 530: Ethics and Professional Conduct for Counselors

3

 X

 

 

1st Year Spring

9

 

 

18

COUN 500: Field Placement Prep

0

 

X

 

COUN 518:  Foundational Counseling Techniques

3

X

 

 

COUN 561: Testing and Assessment in Counseling  

3

 

 

 

Elective:

3

 

 

 

1st Year Summer

6

 

 

24

COUN 514: Human Development

3

 

 

 

COUN 505: Career Development

3

 

 

 

COUN 532:  Multicultural Issues for Professional Counselors

3

 

 

 

COUN xxx: Psychopathology Across the Lifespan

3

 

 

 

2nd Year Fall

*apply for candidacy

9

 

 

33

COUN 501: Research Methodology

3

 

 

 

COUN 543:  Group Process in Counseling

3

 

 

 

COUN 544: Advanced Counseling Techniques

3

X

 

 

2nd Year Spring

9

 

 

42

COUN 545: Practicum: Clinical Mental Health Counseling (Group Supervision)

COUN 545a-c: Practicum: Clinical Mental Health Counseling (Individual Supervision)

3

0

X

X

 

COUN XXX: Crisis and Trauma

3

 

 

 

Elective:

3

 

 

 

2nd Year Summer

6

 

 

48

COUN 553: Internship: Clinical Mental Health Counseling

3

 

X

 

Elective:

3

 

 

 

3rd Year Fall

*register for graduation

*take comps

6

 

 

54

COUN 553: Internship: Clinical Mental Health Counseling

0

 

X

 

COUN 582: Addiction Counseling

3

 

 

 

Elective:

3

 

 

 

DEAN 074: must register the semester of graduation

0

 

 

 

Total Credits

60

NOTES: revised 2/2018

* = Course requires clearances = Course requires a grade of B or better

  • The comprehensive exam is required for program completion should be taken at least 1 semester prior to graduation
  • Students must take 12 credits (4 classes) of electives. One of these electives can be an extended (3 credits/300 hours) internship.
  • Course selections must be discussed with the student's advisor and individual financial aid situations critically evaluated. Typically, students taking less than 6 credits per semester are subject to financial aid penalties.
  • Students are responsible for ensuring that all courses for the degree are taken.
  • All courses are offered on basis of enrollment and are subject to change.