The understanding of cross cultural helping relationships
and the integration of effective counseling skills with
diverse populations, including the study of cultural patterns, communication,
and perspectives. The student will develop knowledge
of cultural influences that impact the helping
An introduction to the counseling profession, including the study of theoretical foundations, therapeutic practices, and ethical standards and guidelines in helping relationships. The primary objective of this course is to increase the student's knowledge and skill concerning the methods and techniques in counseling. Prerequisite: CA 1213.
The critical study of tests and measurements, and their administration and usage in human service settings. The student will acquire the necessary knowledge and skills to administer, score, and interpret instruments used in counseling settings. Prerequisite: CC 3013.
All graduating seniors are required to take a semester-long, threecredit seminar in which they conduct research on some issue related to a human service setting. This experience is designed to help them learn how to investigate, analyze, and synthesize information about practical, behavioral, and societal issues using skills developed through their program and apply their information to the human service field. Developing written and oral presentations about their research enhances students' ability to communicate and enter into dialogue with others about such issues. Prerequisite: SBS 3013.