Chairperson: Susan R. Seem; Associate Professors: Muhyi Shakoor; Assistant Professors: Jan Bartlett, Jeff Cochran, Thomas Hernandez.
The department does not offer an undergraduate academic major. A few courses, however, are offered for the undergraduate student. For information on graduate degrees in Counselor Education, refer to the Graduate Catalog.
Counselor Education Courses
EDC 201 Career/Life Planning (B). For adults desiring to determine future goals. Allows students to assess their idea.l goals, interests, abilities and skills through class discussion, assigned readings and papers. Allows students to decide on future directions. 1 Cr.
EDC 301 Introduction to Counseling (B). Explores the philosophical basis of counseling. Requires students to identify and understand five counseling theories and five interpersonal skills, and to demonstrate basic competence in interpersonal relations. 3 Cr.
EDC 302 Achieving Helping Relationships in College Residence Halls (B). Explores the role and responsibilities of the college resident assistant. Allows students to develop and practice the skills of assertiveness, conflict management, empathic listening, helping, self-awareness and self-disclosure. Allows these skills to be applied to the college environment and to current issues facing college resident assistants. 3 Cr. Every Semester.
EDC 418 Conferencing Skills (B). Explores the knowledge and skills related to conferencing with students, parents and others. Includes communication models with an emphasis on applying the knowledge to conferencing skills. Entails demonstrations, simulations and role-playing activities. Not applicable as an elective in this program. 3 Cr.