Courses of Instruction
Education Counseling (EDCO)
EDCO 030x The Process of Paraprofessional Counseling for Young Adults (2, Sp) Explores the theoretical processes involved in paraprofessional counseling with specific application to issues faced by young adults. Graded CR/NC<3>.<>
EDCO 102xm Human Diversity: People, Power and Politics (4, FaSp) Social and political power relationships: historical perspectives; factors which maintain dominate and subordinate status within current society; empowerment of persons (groups) in subordinate positions. Not available for major credit.
EDCO 248 Theories of Career Development (2, FaSp) An exploration into the theories, literature, and techniques in the field of career development and the impact of psychological, sociological, economic, and other variables on career decision-making. Graded CR/NC.
EDCO 324m Asian American Psychology (4, Sp) Psychological issues of Asian Americans such as cultural identity, intergenerational conflict, stereotypes, interracial dating and marriage, educational achievement, and mental health.
EDCO 500 The Counseling Process (3, FaSm) Theoretical foundations, models, values, and assumptions underlying psychological counseling; cross-cultural perspectives, ethical and legal considerations.
EDCO 503 Ethical and Legal Issues in Counseling (3, Sp) Examination of current legal, ethical, and other professional issues in the practice of counseling and psychotherapy. Prerequisite: EDCO 500.
EDCO 504 Behavior Management in the Classroom (3, Sp) Analysis of student behavior in school settings. Emphasis is on a problem-solving functional approach to behavioral changes.
EDCO 505 Counseling and Collaborative Consultation in the School Setting (3, Sp) Theory and practice of collaborative consultations provided by school counselors and school psychologists to improve student achievement and the learning environment.
EDCO 506 Development, Administration and Evaluation of Pupil Personnel Services (3, Fa) Develop skills in the evaluation and management of pupil personnel services programs in the public schools for comprehensive support of student learning and achievement.
EDCO 515 Theories of Marriage, Family, and Child Counseling (3, Sp) Major psychotherapeutic orientations relating to family systems, marital relationships, and communications theory applied to the family unit. Prerequisite: EDCO 541.
EDCO 516 Perspectives on Human Sexuality (3, Fa) The physiological-psychological and socio-cultural variables associated with sexual identity and sexual behavior with an emphasis upon sexual dysfunctions.
EDCO 541 Theories in Counseling (3, FaSp) Theory, research, and practice of psychological counseling. Corequisite: EDCO 500.
EDCO 542 Group Counseling: Theory and Process (3, FaSp) Theory, research, and practice of group counseling. Includes laboratory experience. Prerequisite: EDCO 541.
EDCO 544 Measurement Procedures in the Helping Process (3, Fa) Educational and psychological instruments; psychometric concepts and the rationale for the use of psychological instruments in the counseling relationship. Corequisite: EDCO 500, EDPT 550 or EDPT 652.
EDCO 545 Individual Study in Counseling (1-3, FaSpSm) Applied research, creative projects, or investigations in the counseling or student personnel setting. Graded CR/NC. Prerequisite: EDCO 500 or EDCO 563.
EDCO 546 Psychopathology for Counselors (3, Sp) Theories of psychological impairment emphasizing diagnosis of child and family dysfunction. Practice in utilizing DSM-IV classification of case studies.
EDCO 548 Career Development: Theory and Practice (3, SpSm) Theories and process of career development; principles of career and leisure planning and counseling applicable throughout life. Corequisite: EDCO 541.
EDCO 551 Cross-Cultural Counseling: Research and Practice (3, FaSp) Examination of the cultural, socioeconomic, and language factors that affect culturally differentiated populations in counseling and research practice. Corequisite: EDCO 541.
EDCO 554 Psychotherapy with Children (2, Sm) An examination of the relevant literature and theories concerning the development and psychopathologies of children and adolescents, including the topics of divorce, homosexuality and abuse.
EDCO 557 Chemical Dependence and Substance Use (3, Fa) Use and abuse of licit and illicit substances are examined from several perspectives including epidemiology, psychophysiology, etiology, consequences, treatment, and education/prevention. Prerequisite: EDCO 541.
EDCO 560 Practicum in Counseling (3, max 6, FaSpSm) Supervised practice in individual counseling with children, adolescents, and families. Graded CR/NC. Prerequisite: EDCO 503, EDCO 541.
EDCO 561 Field Work in Counseling (3, max 6, FaSpSm) Professional supervision of the student's counseling process in a school or community setting. Graded CR/NC. Prerequisite: EDCO 560.
EDCO 574 School Counseling Practicum (1-2, max 2, FaSpSm) Supervised practice in school counseling. Graded CR/NC. Prerequisite: EDCO 503, EDCO 541.
EDCO 575 School Counseling Field Experience (1-4, max 4, FaSpSm) Supervised field experience in applying knowledge and skills within a K-12 school setting. Graded CR/NC. Prerequisite: EDCO 574.
EDCO 593ab Master's Seminar (2-2, FaSpSm) An examination and analysis of research and literature in the student's area of focus. Required for all candidates who do not enroll in the Master's Thesis (594abz). Graded CR/NC.
EDCO 594abz Master's Thesis (2-2-0, FaSpSm) Required for all master's candidates who do not enroll in the Master's Seminar (593ab). Credit on acceptance of thesis. Graded IP/CR/NC.
EDCO 763abcd Internship in Counseling Psychology (1-1-1-1, FaSp) Supervised field work in application of theory to counseling psychology practice with individuals, groups, families, children, or adolescents in an approved agency setting. Graded CR/NC.
EDCO 790 Research (1-12, FaSpSm) Research leading to the doctorate. Maximum units which may be applied to the degree to be determined by the department. Graded CR/NC.
EDCO 791 Proposal for Doctoral Dissertation (1, FaSpSm) Preparation of initial dissertation proposal. Graded CR/NC.
EDCO 794abcdz Doctoral Dissertation (2-2-2-2-0, FaSp) Credit on acceptance of dissertation. Graded IP/CR/NC.