Mental Health Counseling Sequence

Recommended Course Sequence: Mental Health Counseling Concentration

Check all course descriptions for prerequisites before planning course schedule.

First Year:
PSY100General Psychology
PSY101Introduction to the Psychology Major
You will NOT be excused from this, even if you are a transfer student
LAC
Courses
MAT 135/139, ENG 100/100P, and FYI 100 MUST be taken during the first year
You should complete nearly all of your Tier I requirements this year
The department recommends BIO 202 to fulfill the Tier I Natural Sciences requirement
Second Year:
PSY205Principles of Learning
PSY227Behavioral Science Statistics (second semester)
The department requires completion of the Tier I Math course prior to enrollment
The department recommends MAT 216 (Tier II Applied Information Technology) prior to enrollment
LAC
Courses
LAC Tier I and II courses
200-level courses from Mental Health Counseling Concentration
Third Year:
PSY247Research Methods I (fulfills the university's Stage 2 writing requirement)
Students must complete PSY 227 with a grade of C or better before taking PSY 247)
PSY301 OR 302Abnormal Psychology OR Child Psychopathology
PSY327Research Methods II (fulfills the university's Stage 3 writing requirement)
Students must complete PSY 247 with a grade of C or better before taking PSY 327)
PSY496 OR 497Psychology Internship: Group OR Psychology Internship: Individual
LAC
Courses
LAC Tier II should be complete by the end of the second semester
300-level courses from Mental Health Counseling Concentration
Fourth Year:
PSY402/409Current Research in Child Psychology or Current Research in Psychology
(fulfills the university's Tier III requirement)
PSY410Tests and Measures
PSY419History & Systems of Psychology
PSY450 OR 455Clinical and Counseling OR Child Clinical and Counseling
PSY496 OR 497Psychology Internship: Group OR Psychology Internship: Individualized (if not completed previously)