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Program of Study - Core Counseling Cohort

Required Courses

The following 36 hours are foundation courses required for all MSE counseling programs. 

EDU 603 Introduction to Educational Research and Design (3)

CSL 547 Multicultural Counseling (3)

CSL 580 Professional Counselors/Ethical Standards (3)

CSL 600 Theories of Counseling (3)

CSL 615 Career Development and Life Planning (3)

CSL 625 Individual and Group Assessment (3)

CSL 630 Developmental Counseling over the Life Span (3)

CSL 660 Pre-Practicum in Counseling (3)

CSL 662 Practicum (3)

CSL 665 Group Counseling (3)

CSL 670 Organization/Admin of Counseling Services (3)

CSL 675 Differential Diagnosis and Treatment Planning (3)

 

Content Areas

Once you complete the 36 foundation hours you will move into your content area depending on your individualized program of study. Your remaining program hours will be determined by your content area ranging from 12-17 additional hours.

The minimum amounts below include the 36-hour foundation. 

Content Area Requirements for School Counselors - Elementary Endorsement (PK-8) (48 hours minimum) 

CSL 641 Counseling Children (3)

CSL 642 Consultation (2)

CSL 643 Elementary School Counseling (2)

CSL 688 Crisis Intervention (2)

CSL 697 Internship in Counseling (PK-8) (3)

Content Area Requirements for School Counselors - Secondary Endorsement (7-12) (48 hours minimum)

CSL 641 Counseling Children (30

CSL 642 Consultation (2)

CSL 644 Secondary School Counseling (2)

CSL 688 Crisis Intervention (2)

CSL 697 Internship in Counseling (7-12) (3)

Content Area Requirements for School Counselors (without a teaching certification)

Students must complete 12 hours to meet NDE Rule 24.

SPD 500 Culturally Responsive Teaching (3)

SPD 636 Social/Emotional Behavior (3)

EDU 626 Advanced Educational Psychology (3)

EDU 658 Fundamentals of Curriculum Development PK-12 (3)

Content Area Requirements for Clinical Mental Health Counseling (61 hours minimum)

CSL 575 Psychopathology and Client Strengths (3)

CSL 587 Advocacy (3)

CSL 641 Counseling Children (3)

CSL 642 Consultation (2)

CSL 645 Marriage and Family Counseling (3)

CSL 661 Counseling Techniques and Strategies (3)

CSL 688 Crisis Intervention Counseling (2)

CSL 697 Internship in Counseling* (6)

*Internship is required by State of Nebraska Licensing Board to be in two 3-credit consecutive terms. Internship cannot be completed in one 6-credit term. 

Content Area Requirements for Student Affairs and College Counseling (48 hours minimum)

CSL 636 Introduction to Student Services (3)

CSL 642 Consultation (2)

CSL 646 Student Affairs and College Counseling (2)

CSL 688 Crisis Intervention Counseling (2)

CSL 697 Internship in Counseling (3)