Curriculum

The following courses are required to successfully complete this 49-credit* curriculum which includes the School Counseling specialization:

  • EDCG 504 School Law (3 credits)
  • EDGN 509 Introduction to Educational Research (3 credits)
  • EDGN 510 Educational Research Design and Methodology (3 credits)
  • EDCG 512 Lifespan Human Development and Learning (3 credits)
  • EDCG 521 Counseling Theory and Practice (3 credits)
  • EDCG 523 Group Process and Leadership (3 credits)
  • EDCG 524 Consultation, Collaboration, and Supervision (3 credits)
  • EDCG 525 Interventions for Safe Schools and the Promotion of Student Resiliency (3 credits)
  • EDCG 526 Microskills in Counseling (3 credits)
  • EDCG 527 Educational and Career Planning (3 credits)
  • EDCG 528 Practicum (3 credits)
  • EDCG 529 Organization and Administration of Pupil Personnel Services (3 credits)
  • EDCG 532 Systems Approaches in Schools: School Counselor as Collaborative Leaders (3 credits)
  • EDCG 533 Field Studies in School Counseling I (2 credits)
  • EDCG 534 Field Studies in School Counseling II (2 credits)
  • EDCG 554 Educational Measurement (3 credits)
  • EDCG 581 Diverse Perspectives in Education and Culturally Proficient Leadership (3 credits)

For the Child Welfare and Attendance specialization, candidates must complete an additional 150 field hours, 50 of which can be fulfilled in the field studies courses as well as complete the following course:

  • EDCG 540. Seminar in Child Welfare and Attendance (3 credits)
    Prerequisite: EDCG 533

Candidates for the Master's Degree also take a Comprehensive Exam or complete a Thesis (EDGN 599 - 3 credits).

* Requirements are subject to change by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing.

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