The Professional School Counseling program at Carson-Newman has a minimum total credit requirement of 51 semester hours. Candidates who successfully complete course requirements, earn a passing score on the Professional School Counselor specialty area test of the National Teachers Examination (Praxis Series), and earn a passing score on Program Comprehensive Examination will fulfill requirements for Tennessee licensure as a Professional School Counselor in grades pre-kindergarten through twelve.
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CORE COURSES (30 hours)
COUN 502 Theories and Techniques of Counseling (3 hrs), Fall/Spring
COUN 514 Helping Relationships & Counseling Skills with Individuals and Families (3 hrs), Fall
COUN 550 Holistic Counseling in a Diverse World (3 hrs), Fall/Summer AHYB
COUN 565 Group Counseling Processes (3 hrs), Fall/Spring
EDUC 566 Issues in Human Development (3 hrs), Spring/Summer
COUN 567 Career Development & Counseling (3 hrs), Spring
COUN 585 Professional Orientation & Ethics in Counseling (3 hrs), Fall/Summer AHYB
COUN 589 Counseling Practicum (3 hrs), Fall/Spring
COUN 611 Counseling & Development of Children and Adolescents (3 hrs), Spring
COUN 630 Counseling Research & Program Development (3 hrs), Fall
SPECIALTY COURSES FOR SCHOOL COUNSELING (18 hours)
COUN 501 Foundations in School Counseling (3 hrs), Fall
COUN 568 Individual and Group Appraisal (3 hrs), Summer AHYB
COUN 612 Consultation and Collaboration (3 hrs), Summer AHYB
COUN 613 Design and Evaluation of Comprehensive School Counseling Programs (3 hrs), Fall/Spring
COUN 665 School Counseling Internship (6 hours required) (may be taken as two 3-hour courses) (pre-requisite COUN 589 or instructor approval) Fall/Spring
ELECTIVE COURSES (Minimum 3 Hours)
COUN 561 School Orientation for Counselors (3 hrs), Spring AOL
SPED 508 Survey of Persons with Exceptionalities (3 hrs), Fall/Spring/May/Summer
COUN 664 Counseling Students for College Access and Success (3 hrs), Summer AHYB
COUN 580 Crisis & Trauma Counseling Interventions with Individuals & Families (3 hrs), Fall
COUN 639 Reality Therapy/Choice Theory (3 hrs), Fall/Spring
COUN 638 Play Therapy across the Lifespan (3 hrs), May
Candidates who do not have a teaching license will be required to take COUN 561 School Orientation for Counselors in accordance with Tennessee licensure requirements. Candidates who have not had a course equivalent to SPED 508 Survey of Persons with Exceptionalities will be required to take SPED 508 and may use this course as an elective.
For questions regarding C-N Professional School Counseling Program, contact Dr. Michael Bundy, Director of School Counseling at email@example.com.
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1646 Russell Avenue
Jefferson City, TN 37760