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Department of Counselor Education
184 Albert W. Brown Building
Chair and Associate Professor: Susan Rachael Seem, PhD, LMHC, NCC, ACS, Pennsylvania State University; Associate Professor: Thomas J. Hernandez, EdD, LMHC, University of Rochester; Assistant Professors: Patricia Goodspeed, EdD, LMHC, NCC, University of Rochester; Leslie A. McCulloch, PhD, LMHC, NCC, ACS, University of Rochester; Summer Reiner, PhD, LMHC, NCC, University of Connecticut; Robert Dobmeier, PhD, LMHC, CRC, University at Buffalo.
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 2007-2009 Graduate Studies Catalog.
Counselor Education Courses
EDC 201 Life/Career Planning for Adults (B). For adults desiring to determine future goals. Allows students to assess their ideal goals, interests, abilities and skills through class discussion, assigned readings and papers. Allows students to decide on future directions. 1 Cr.
EDC 202 Career Management (A). Develops an understanding that career planning and the development process is not a one-time event, but an ongoing process that requires personal attention and involvement. Prepares students for transition from college to professional workplace, focusing on career goals and developing the skills to produce job-search correspondence. 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 Relations 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