M.S. in Community and Trauma Counseling

B.S. Health Sciences Combined Curriculum

Year One

Hallmarks Courses

  • Pathways Seminar
  • Writing Seminar I
  • Debating U.S. Issues
  • Writing Seminar II
  • Quantitative Reasoning I
  • Biology I Lecture and Lab

Major Courses

  • Biology II Lecture and Lab
  • Introduction to Health Professions
  • Introduction to Psychology
  • Physiological Psychology
  • Developmental Psychology
  • Free Elective
Year Two

Hallmarks Courses

  • Ethics
  • Global Diversity
  • American Diversity
  • Global Citizenship

Major Courses

  • Abnormal Psychology
  • Psychology of Trauma
  • Counseling Psychology
  • Clinical Psychology
  • Anatomy and Physiology I Lecture and Lab
  • Anatomy and Physiology II Lecture and Lab
  • Introduction to Health Care
  • Health Science Elective
Year Three

Hallmarks Courses

  • Debating Global Issues
  • Integrative Seminar
  • Capstone Folio Workshop

Major Courses

  • Statistics for Behavioral Science
  • Medical Terminology and Documentation
  • [2] Science Electives (6-8 credits)
  • Writing Intensive Science Elective
  • [2] Psychology Electives (6-8 credits)
  • Health Sciences Elective
Year Four

Counseling Courses, Semester 1

  • Orientation to the Counseling Profession
  • Practicum I: Theory and Practice of Counseling
  • Psychopathology
  • Foundations of Trauma Counseling

  • Free Elective

    Bachelor of Science Degree Awarded

    Total Credit Hours: 122-127

Counseling Courses, Semester 2

  • Human Growth and Development
  • Counseling Theory and Practice
  • Neurobiology of Trauma
  • Practicum II-Field Exposure
Year Five

Summer

  • Social and Cultural Diversity
  • Group Work in Community and Trauma Counseling
  • Addictions Theory and Practice
  • Childhood Trauma
  • Internship Supervision

Fall

  • Psychological Assessment
  • Career Counseling
  • Attachment, Relationships and Family Therapy
  • Internship I

Spring

  • Research and Evaluation
  • Advanced Clinical Interventions
  • Community Disaster and Trauma
  • Internship II

    Master of Science Degree Awarded

Total Credit Hours: 60