Human Service Counseling

 

The undergraduate program in Human Service Counseling at Wayne State College is designed to prepare professionals with knowledge of people, individually and in interaction with others, and counseling skills to help people who are making changes in their lives.

 

The Counseling program builds on a background of Psychology and Sociology to help the students understand individuals and the influence of groups on them.

 

Empolyment Opportunities associated with this program.

  Alcohol & Substance Abuse Troubled Youth
  Foster Care Adolescent Residential Treatment
  Adoption Nursing Homes & Community Programs
  Child Protective Services Domestic Violence
  Crime Victims Community Action Programs
  Physical Disability Programs Developmental Disability Programs

 

 

G = General Education Credits
C = Counseling Credits

The Human Service Counseling program has 34 credit hours of counseling courses including the theory, interviewing skills, and group strategies. Students practice skills in class and in a 400 hour internship at an agency of their choosing.  See Higly Recommended Electives

 

FRESHMAN Year (Semesters 1 & 2)

ENG 102 Composition Skills 3 ( G )
CNA 100 Principles of Communication 3 ( G )
HIS 120 World History 3 ( G )

PED 103 or

FCS 207

Lifestyle Assessment or
Nutrition
2 (G) or 3 (G)
SOC 101 Introduction to Sociology 3 (G, C)
Life Science   3 (G)
PSY 101 General Psychology 3 (G)
Literary, Performing & Visual Arts   3 (G)
CSL 202 Into. To Human Service Cslng 3 (C)
General Education Elective   3 (G)
  TOTAL 29-30

 

 

SOPHOMORE Year (Semesters 3 & 4)

Literary, Performing & Visual Arts
Pick another Prefix than before
3 (G)
Physical Science 3 (G)
MAT by advisement 3 (G)
SOC 220 Social Problems 3 (C)
PSY 230  Lifespan Development 3 (C)
CSL 324 Fundamentals of Counseling 3 (C)
General Education Elective 3 (G)
Electives 6
TOTAL 27

 

 

JUNIOR Year (Semesters 5 & 6)

SOC 320 Social Welfare 3 (C)
Philosophy or Modern Language   3 (G)
PSY 316 Social Psychology 3 (C)
CSL 342 Interviewing Skills 3 (C)
EPS 300 Educated Perspective Seminar 3 (G)
SOC 415 The Family 3 (C)
CSL 440 Substance Related & Addictive Disorder Counseling 3 (C)
Electives   6
  TOTAL 27

 

 

SENIOR Year (Semesters 7 & 8)

CSL 409 Human Sexuality Counseling 3 (C)
CSL 403 Group Strategies 3 (C)
CSL 470 PLNG/ADMIN/EVAL HS PRGRM 3 (C)
Electives   5-6
CSL 490 HSC Seminar 3 (C)
PSY 450 Abnormal Psychology 3 (C)
Electives   6
  TOTAL 26-27

 

 

SUMMER Session

CSL 497 HSC Internship 10 (C)
  TOTAL 10

 

Highly Recommended Electives

CJA 105 Intro. to Criminal Justice
CJA 210 Juvenile Delinquency
CJA 405 Family Violence
CSL 218 Personal Growth Counseling
CSL 445 Clinical Issues in Substance Related & Addictive Disorders
CSL 447 Multicultural Counseling
CSL 449 Alcohol/Drug Assessmt., Case Planning & Management
CSL 580 Professional Counselors & Ethical Standards of Practice
FCS 110 Family & Personal Relationships
POS 345 Public Administration & Managmt.
PSY 410 Psychology of Small Group Behavior
PSY 440 Psychopharmacology
SOC 305 Sociology of Deviance
SOC 445 Native Americans
SPA Spanish Courses

 

 

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