Counseling and Development Now Offered as Undergraduate Minor

Begin Your Minor in Spring 2016!

The Counseling Program Faculty are pleased to announce a new undergraduate minor: Counseling and Development. Two required courses are being offered in Spring 2016:

COUN 201: Introduction to Counseling and Development (Tuesdays/Thursdays 1:00-2:30 PM)

COUN 301: Helping Skills in Counseling and Development (Mondays, 1:00-2:00 PM; Wednesdays, 12:00-2:00 PM)

Below please find the curriculum guide for the new minor. If you have any questions about the minor, please contact Dr. Janet Muse-Burke at jlmuse-burke@marywood.edu.

Curriculum Guide:

Students in other majors who wish to minor in Counseling and Development must complete 18 credits offered by the department. At least 12 of the 18 credits (4 courses) must be in Counseling (COUN).  All minors are required to take COUN 201: Introduction to Counseling and Development (prerequisite for other counseling courses*) and COUN 301: Helping Skills in Counseling and Development (*no prerequisite).  Six of the 18 credits (2 courses) may be in Psychology (PSYC).  PSYC 211: General Psychology is a prerequisite for other psychology courses. The student should consult with the Counseling Program Coordinator so that an organized, coherent set of courses can be planned.

The following courses are approved for the Counseling and Development minor:

Select at least 4 Counseling courses:

COUN 201: Introduction to Counseling and Development (required; prerequisite for other counseling courses*)

COUN 301: Helping Skills in Counseling and Development (required; *no prerequisite)

COUN 302: Multiculturalism and Diversity in Counseling and Development

COUN 401: Career in Counseling and Development

COUN 402: Group Work in Counseling and Development

Select up to 2 Psychology courses:

PSYC 211: General Psychology (prerequisite for other psychology courses)

PSYC 251: Developmental Psychology

PSYC 270: Psychological Applications of Statistics

PSYC 317: Psychology of Assessment