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SCOUN- 299 Independent Study (1.00 - 3.00 cr.)
Repeatable: Yes

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SCOUN- 301 Introduction To Guidance (2.00 cr.)
Repeatable: No
Policies and practices of organized guidance programs in educational settings; historical, philosophical and cultural bases for guidance services; guidance techniques for teachers; cooperative efforts of teachers, parents and counselors.

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SCOUN- 400 Workshop: Counseling/Psychological Services (1.00 - 3.00 cr.)
Repeatable: Yes

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SCOUN- 405 Emerging Issues In School Counseling (2.00 cr.)
Repeatable: No
Identify, explore and research issues and trends impacting practice and resources in school counseling. Student must be currently employed in a school setting or licensed to work in schools.

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SCOUN- 447 Emotional And Behavioral Problems Of Children And Adolescents (3.00 cr.)
Repeatable: No
Assessment, identification and evaluation of emotional and behavioral disorders of learners middle childhood through adolescence, including methods of observing, diagnosing, documenting and interpreting. Characteristics of emotional and behavioral disabled learners, including potential concomitant physical, cognitive, or sensory disabilities and psychological, social and environmental factors contributing to childhood emotional and behavioral disorders.

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SCOUN- 499 Independent Study (1.00 - 3.00 cr.)
Repeatable: Yes

Department consent

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SCOUN- 501 Introduction To Guidance (2.00 cr.)
Repeatable: No
Policies and practices of organized guidance programs in educational settings; historical, philosophical and cultural bases for guidance services; guidance techniques for teachers; cooperative efforts of teachers, parents and counselors.

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SCOUN- 600 Workshop: Counseling/Psychological Services (1.00 - 3.00 cr.)
Repeatable: Yes

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SCOUN- 605 Emerging Issues In School Counseling (2.00 cr.)
Repeatable: No
Identify, explore and research issues and trends impacting practice and resources in school counseling. Student must be currently employed in a school setting or licensed to work in schools.

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SCOUN- 647 Emotional And Behavioral Problems Of Children And Adolescents (3.00 cr.)
Repeatable: No
Assessment, identification and evaluation of emotional and behavioral disorders of learners middle childhood through adolescence, including methods of observing, diagnosing, documenting and interpreting. Characteristics of emotional and behavioral disabled learners, including potential concomitant physical, cognitive, or sensory disabilities and psychological, social and environmental factors contributing to childhood emotional and behavioral disorders.

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SCOUN- 705 Play Therapy (2.00 cr.)
Repeatable: No
Study of play therapy theory, research, and utility in school and clinical settings. Application of play-based assessment, treatment planning,and therapeutic skills through supervised laboratory experience.

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SCOUN- 727 Supervision in Pupil Services (1.00 cr.)
Repeatable: No
Theories, strategies and models of school-based supervision of school counseling and school psychology students. Ethical guidelines, best practice strategies, supervisory roles, and supervision standards for individuals responsible for supervising practicum students and interns are addressed. Not intended for use in a degree program.
Instructor's consent

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SCOUN- 730 Advising the Student Athlete (3.00 cr.)
Repeatable: No
Academic, personal/emotional, career advising and counseling issues pertaining specifically to the student athlete population. Advanced skills for the school counselor or school psychologist-in-training or licensed practitioner in the field.

Must be a student in MS in School Counseling or MS.Ed or Ed.S. in School Psychology

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SCOUN- 733 Lifespan Career Development (3.00 cr.)
Repeatable: No
Study and application of career development and theories from a lifespan perspective. Examination of established and emerging labor markets, economic and social forces likely to impact career development and choice. Access, implementation, and evaluation of information systems. Application of assessment tools and techniques.

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SCOUN- 735 Problems In Counseling And Psychological Services (2.00 cr.)
Repeatable: No
Plan B investigations are the primary purpose of this course. Students who are ready to write their Plan B paper should register for this course and then confer with the major adviser to select a staff member who will serve as an investigation adviser. Meetings with the adviser are by arrangement only.

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SCOUN- 765 Professional Orientation To School Counseling (3.00 cr.)
Repeatable: No
Orientation to school counseling history, professional roles and functions, and programming models. Credentialing processes, professional organizations, public policies related to school counseling.

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SCOUN- 770 Thesis (2.00 - 6.00 cr.)
Repeatable: Yes
Independent research under direction of investigation adviser. Selection of problems, development of outline, review of literature, compilation of bibliography, plan of method of attack, conduct of research, interpretation of findings, and preparation of the final paper according to thesis standards. Student may enroll for 2, 4, or 6 semester hours of credit in various terms with a final total of six.

Prerequisite: take EDUC-740

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SCOUN- 782 Pk-12 Developmental Guidance Curriculum (3.00 cr.)
Repeatable: No
Strategies and techniques for designing and delivering PK-12 developmental guidance curriculum. National and state student standards and benchmarks as framework for curriculum design. Instructional and facilitation strategies, classroom management, evaluation processes for elementary, middle, and high school group/classroom guidance.

Prerequisites: take COUN-750 and SCOUN-765; must be M.S. School Counseling or M.S. Guidance & Counseling major

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SCOUN- 788 School Counseling Practicum (2.00 - 3.00 cr.)
Repeatable: No
Application of individual, small group, and large group guidance and counseling techniques in school settings. Supervised practice for a minimum of 100 hours on site, with additional campus-based supervision.

Prerequisites: take COUN-750 and COUN-788

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SCOUN- 789 Elementary School Counseling Internship Practicum (3.00 - 6.00 cr.)
Repeatable: No
Practical experience in school counseling in a K-8 school setting for a minimum of 300 hours. Application of counselor competencies and utilization of professional school counseling skills under supervision.
Instructor's consent

Prerequisite: take SCOUN-793

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SCOUN- 790 Secondary School Counseling Internship (3.00 - 6.00 cr.)
Repeatable: No
Practical experience in school counseling in a 9-12 school setting for a minimum of 300 hours. Application of counselor competencies and utilization of professional of professional school counseling skills under supervision.
Instructor's consent

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SCOUN- 791 Internship In Guidance And Counseling (6.00 cr.)
Repeatable: Yes
The student will devote a minimum of 360 hours, full-time (each quarter) in a local school serving as a school counselor. In this experience, they will be supervised by university personnel and work with a fully certified local school counselor. Experiences include all aspects of the guidance function.

Prerequisite: take SCOUN-790

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SCOUN- 792 Post-Secondary Career Counseling Practicum (3.00 cr.)
Repeatable: No
Closely supervised career counseling experience at a postsecondary career counseling center.

Prerequisites: take SCOUN-733 and SCOUN-787

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SCOUN- 793 School Counseling Internship Seminar (2.00 cr.)
Repeatable: No
Case consultation and group supervision activities to accompany field-based application of school counseling knowledge and skills. Must be taken concurrently with SCOUN-789 and/or SCOUN-790.
Instructor's consent

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SCOUN- 799 Independent Study (1.00 - 3.00 cr.)
Repeatable: Yes

Department consent

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SCOUN- 895 Field Study (2.00 - 6.00 cr.)
Repeatable: Yes
Experience in action-type field research in pupil personnel services. The student will identify and research a topic directly related to his career position. Preparation and presentation of a formal report of the study to appropriate personnel. Student may enroll for 2, 4, or 6 semester hours of credit in various terms with a final total of six.

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