THE GRADUATE SCHOOL: COUNSELING

 

SCHOOL COUNSELING PROGRAMS

The forty-nine credit hour Master's program in School Counseling exceeds the standards for school counselors in the State of Arkansas. The program is fully accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE), ncate.org,  phone (202) 466-7496 and by the Arkansas Department of Education.

 

Requirements for the Master of Science (M.S.) degree in School Counseling

 

1. Counseling Department Requirements - 40 hours

CNL 7023 Human Development
CNL 7033 Social and Cultural Foundations
CNL 7123 Group Theory
CNL 7133 Theories and Techniques of Counseling
CNL 7313 Career Development Information and Vocational Education
CNL 7613 Family of Origin
CNL 8013 Assessment
CNL 8023 Advanced Psychopathology
CNL 8033 Christian Foundations in Counseling
CNL 8143 Child and Adolescent Counseling
CNL 8523 Orientation to Counseling in Elementary and Secondary Schools
CNL 8533 School Policies and Issues
CNL 8701 Pre-Practicum Lab

One of the following:

CNL 7013 Statistics and Research
CNL 8313 Applied Research (Program Director recommendation required)

2. Specialty Area - 9 hours

CNL 8733 Practicum I: School Counseling
CNL 8743 Practicum II: School Counseling
CNL 8873 Internship I

Minimum semester hours . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .49

 

Requirements for the Master of Science (M.S.) degree in School Counseling with emphasis in Community Counseling

 

1. Counseling Department Requirements - 40 hours

CNL 7023 Human Development
CNL 7033 Social and Cultural Foundations
CNL 7123 Group Theory
CNL 7133 Theories and Techniques of Counseling
CNL 7313 Career Development Information and Vocational Education
CNL 7613 Family of Origin
CNL 8013 Assessment
CNL 8023 Advanced Psychopathology
CNL 8033 Christian Foundations in Counseling
CNL 8143 Child and Adolescent Counseling
CNL 8523 Orientation to Counseling in Elementary and Secondary Schools
CNL 8533 School Policies and Issues
CNL 8701 Pre-Practicum Lab

One of the following:

CNL 7013 Statistics and Research
CNL 8313 Applied Research (Program Director recommendation required)

2. Specialty Area - 9 hours

CNL 8733 Practicum I: School Counseling
CNL 8743 Practicum II: School Counseling
CNL 8873 Internship I

3. Community Counseling Emphasis - 21 hours

CNL 7113 Principles of Family Therapy
CNL 7633 Principles of Marital Therapy
CNL 8133 Advanced Psychopharmacology
CNL 8433 Professional Development and Ethics
CNL 8613 Brief Therapy
CNL 8753 Practicum I: Community Counseling
CNL 8763 Practicum II: Community Counseling

Minimum semester hours . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .70

 

Requirements for the Master of Science (M.S.) degree in School Counseling with emphasis in Marriage and Family Therapy

 

1. Counseling Department Requirements - 40 hours

CNL 7023 Human Development
CNL 7033 Social and Cultural Foundations
CNL 7123 Group Theory
CNL 7133 Theories and Techniques of Counseling
CNL 7313 Career Development Information and Vocational Education
CNL 7613 Family of Origin
CNL 8013 Assessment
CNL 8023 Advanced Psychopathology
CNL 8033 Christian Foundations in Counseling
CNL 8143 Child and Adolescent Counseling
CNL 8523 Orientation to Counseling in Elementary and Secondary Schools
CNL 8533 School Policies and Issues
CNL 8701 Pre-Practicum Lab

One of the following:

CNL 7013 Statistics and Research
CNL 8313 Applied Research (Program Director recommendation required)

2. Specialty Area - 9 hours

CNL 8733 Practicum I: School Counseling
CNL 8743 Practicum II: School Counseling
CNL 8873 Internship I

3. Marriage and Family Therapy Emphasis - 33 hours

CNL 7113 Principles of Family Therapy
CNL 7623 Family Systems
CNL 7633 Principles of Marital Therapy
CNL 7643 Family Sexuality
CNL 8043 Relationship Assessment
CNL 8133 Advanced Psychopharmacology
CNL 8433 Professional Development and Ethics
CNL 8613 Brief Therapy
CNL 8773 Practicum I: Marriage and Family Therapy
CNL 8783 Practicum II: Marriage and Family Therapy
CNL 8883 Internship II

Minimum semester hours . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .82

 

Requirements for the Master of Science (M.S.) degree in School Counseling with emphasis in Play Therapy

 

1. Counseling Department Requirements - 40 hours

CNL 7023 Human Development
CNL 7033 Social and Cultural Foundations
CNL 7123 Group Theory
CNL 7133 Theories and Techniques of Counseling
CNL 7313 Career Development Information and Vocational Education
CNL 7613 Family of Origin
CNL 8013 Assessment
CNL 8023 Advanced Psychopathology
CNL 8033 Christian Foundations in Counseling
CNL 8143 Child and Adolescent Counseling
CNL 8523 Orientation to Counseling in Elementary and Secondary Schools
CNL 8533 School Policies and Issues
CNL 8701 Pre-Practicum Lab

One of the following:

CNL 7013 Statistics and Research
CNL 8313 Applied Research (Program Director recommendation required)

2. Specialty Area - 9 hours

CNL 8733 Practicum I: School Counseling
CNL 8743 Practicum II: School Counseling
CNL 8873 Internship I

3. Play Therapy Emphasis - 9 hours

CNL 7353 Introduction to Play Therapy
CNL 8213 Family Play Therapy Techniques
CNL 8913 Selected Topics in Play Therapy

Minimum semester hours . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .58