Taught course

Adult Continuing Education: Counseling/Psychology

Institution
University of West Alabama · University of West Alabama
Qualifications
Master of Science in ACE

Entry requirements

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Months of entry

January, October, August, June, March

Course content

Professional Courses: 12 hours

  • ED 504. Techniques of Educational Research (3).
  • ED 506. Educational Statistics (3).
  • PY 550. Theories of Personality (3).
  • SC 541. Techniques of Counseling (3).

Base Concentration Electives: 9 hours

  • PY 520. The Diagnostic Process for Mental Disorders (3).
  • PY 530. Advanced Social Psychology (3).
  • PY 555. Systems Theory in Psychology (3).
  • PY 560. Psychological Tests and Measurements (3).
  • PY 570. Systems of Psychotherapy (3).
  • PY 595. Professional Orientation (3).
  • SC 506. Life-Span Development and Learning (3).
  • SC 542. Career Development and Counseling (3).

Applied Concentrated Electives: 12 hours

  • PY 525. Personality Assessment (3).
  • PY 526. Marriage and Family Therapy (3).
  • PY 527. The Therapeutic Relationship (3).
  • PY 528. Health Psychology (3).
  • PY 529. Psychopharmacology (3).
  • PY 535. Advanced Techniques in Family Counseling (3).
  • PY 563. Assessment Techniques in Family Counseling (3).
  • PY 597. Selected Topics in Psychology (1-3).
  • PY 598. Psychology Practicum (3).
  • PY 599. Internship in Counseling Psychology (3).
  • SC 546. Group Counseling (3).
  • SC 547. Counseling Multicultural Populations (3).
Total Required Hours: 33

Note(s):
  • SC 549, SC 559, or SC 569 cannot be completed as internships for this program. The approved internship for this program is PY 599.
  • No more than three (3) hours credit from PY 598 and three (3) hours credit from PY 599 may be applied towards graduation requirements for this degree.
Program Completion Requirements

The student shall:
  • Maintain a minimum grade point average of 3.0 or better in all courses in the approved program as verified on an official transcript with no grade less than “C.”
  • Make a satisfactory score on a written comprehensive examination documenting mastery of the curriculum of the program.

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Qualification and course duration

Master of Science in ACE

distance learning
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Mark Davis
Email
coe@uwa.edu