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Bachelor of Arts in Psychology: Mental Health Counseling Concentration

The Mental Health Counseling Concentration is designed for the students who wishes to pursue a career in the area of mental health counseling/clinical psychology. The Bachelor of Arts in Psychology with a Mental Health Counseling Concentration prepares students for graduate study in Mental Health Counseling, Rehabilitation Counseling, or Clinical Psychology. Bachelor’s level graduates can assume positions such as: case workers, psychiatric aides/attendants psychiatric technicians, psychosocial rehabilitation specialists (PSR), or residential counselors.


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Mental Health Counseling Concentration


Freshman Courses

Fall Semester

Course NameNumberCredits
Introduction to Psychology PSYC1001 3
Statistics MATH2200 3
Psychology of Adjustment PSYC2001 3
Managing Transitions: Change as a Norm CORE1001 3
Composition and the Agile Mindset CORE ENGL 3

Spring Semester

Course NameNumberCredits
Social Psychology PSTC2105 3
Writing About Literature ENGL1003 3
Developmental Child Psychology OR PSYC1002 3
Human Growth and Development PSYC1107
Introduction to Sociology SOCI1001 3
Open Elective ELECTIVE 3

Credits Total: 30

Sophomore Courses

Fall Semester

Course NameNumberCredits
Psychology of Personality PSYC2002 3
Humanities and Fine Arts Elective ELECTIVE 3
Science with Lab Elective (BIOL2503 is recommended) ELECTIVE 4
Open Elective ELECTIVE 3
Open Elective ELECTIVE 3

Spring Semester

Course NameNumberCredits
Writing for Psychology PSYC2014 3
Developing an Entrepreneurial Mindset CORE3100 3
Psychopharmacology for Counselors PSYC2303 3
Science with Lab Elective (BIOL2504 is recommended) ELECTIVE 4
Open Elective (ENGL2003 recommended) ELECTIVE 3

Credits Total: 32

Junior Courses

Fall Semester

Course NameNumberCredits
Brain and Behavior PSYC2603 3
Group Counseling PSYC3305 3
Abnormal Psychology PSYC3400 3
Experimental Psychology PSYC2107 3
Open Elective ELECTIVE 3

Spring Semester

Course NameNumberCredits
Counseling Theory and Practice PSYC4306 3
Social Problems SOCI2400 3
Humanities/Fine Arts Elective ELECTIVE 3
Open Elective ELECTIVE 3
Open Elective ELECTIVE 3

Credits Total: 30

Senior Courses

Fall Semester

Course NameNumberCredits
Research Methods with Lab PSYC4005 4
Psychology Internship I and Seminar OR PSYC3902 3
Psychology Internship II and Seminar PSYC3903
Open Elective ELECTIVE 3
Open Elective ELECTIVE 3

Spring Semester

Course NameNumberCredits
Senior Seminar PSYC4600 3
Open Elective ELECTIVE 3
Open Elective ELECTIVE 3
Open Elective ELECTIVE 3

Credits Total: 25

 
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