MA in Forensic and Counseling Psychology

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Two-Year Sequence

Year 1 - Fall Semester (16 credits)
COU CC523 - Psychology of Diversity and Difference (credits: 3) 
COU CX510 - Theories of Counseling and Psychotherapy (credits: 3) 
COU CS500 - Practicum Seminar I: Helping Relationships I (credits: 2) 
COU FP519 - Practicum in Counseling Psychology I (credits: 0) (12-16 hours/week)
COU LS659 - Lifespan Development (credits: 3) 
COU PS635 - Professional Issues and Ethics (credits: 3) 

Year 1 - Spring Semester (14 credits)
COU CS501 - Practicum Seminar II: Helping Relationships II (credits: 2) 
COU FP520 - Practicum in Counseling Psychology II (credits: 0) (12-16 hours/week)
COU MH530 - Psychology and the Legal System (credits: 3) 
COU PA530 - Psychological Appraisal and Assessment (credits: 3) 
COU PY522 - Adult Psychopathology (credits: 3) 
COU SB515 - Substance Abuse Evaluation and Treatment (credits: 3) 

Total First Year: (28 credits)


Year 2 - Summer Semester (9 credits)
COU CD501 - Career Counseling (credits: 3) 
COU GR501 - Group Counseling and Psychotherapy (credits: 3) 
COU PY521 - Psychopathology of Childhood and Adolescence (credits: 3) 

Year 2 - Fall Semester (14 credits)
COU FP624 - Counseling Internship I (credits: 0) (20-24 hours/week)
COU FS550 - Consultation and Testimony in Forensic Psychology (credits: 3) 
COU FS610 - Psychology of Criminal Behavior (credits: 3) 
COU FS620 - Forensic Internship Seminar I (credits: 2) 
COU FX510 - Introduction to Family Therapy (credits: 3) 
COU RS510 - Research and Evaluation in Psychology (credits: 3) 

Year 2 - Spring Semester (9 credits)
COU FP624 - Counseling Internship I (credits: 0) (20-24 hours/week)
COU FS621 - Forensic Internship Seminar II (credits: 2) 
COU PR625 - Forensic Capstone Project Seminar (credits: 3) 
Elective (credits: 1)
Elective (COU TR602 - Trauma: Theory and Treatment or COU FS501 - Sex Offender Evaluation and Treatment) (credits: 3)

Total Second Year: 32 credits 
Total Program: 60 credits

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