CCPJ 4199: College Admissions Advisement for School Counselors
The primary focus of this course is to provide students with a comprehensive introduction to college admissions advisement. Through the course, students will learn to develop and implement an effective college advisement program that provides access to students from diverse backgrounds.
CCPJ 5062: Career Counseling and Development
This course is a practical and theoretical foundation for understanding the relationship of vocational development theories to career counseling practice. Within the course, consideration is given to both developmental and contextual factors that influence career decisions. Additionally, emphasis is devoted to techniques of appraisal for career counseling, including interviews, assessments, and work simulations.
CCPJ 5265: Supervised Fieldwork in Secondary School Counseling
The primary focus of this course is to understand various models for delivering school-based guidance curriculum. Students will develop consultation skills and techniques for working with parents, teachers, administrators, and community-based organizations. They will also provide peer supervision, feedback, and support for fellow classmates presenting counseling cases. Lastly, students will be expected to be comfortable with advocating for learning and academic experiences necessary to promote the academic, career, and personal/social development of students.*
*Advanced placement option: Applicants with school counselor certification plus three years of experience may replace the fieldwork experience with an approved elective course, including Adolescent Development, Evaluation Methods, and Working with Diverse Populations—all of which are currently available online.
ORLH 4040: The American College Student
This course reviews the demographic data about student access to college, the determinants of social class, race, and gender differences in college access and choice, and the influence of colleges upon students.