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SDHE Curriculum

Summary

With Thesis: 57 unit minimum

Without Thesis: 51 unit minimum

Courses

Take all of the following (51 - 57 units):

Courses in Counseling (COUN) (15 Units)

  • COUN 510 - Law and Ethics for Counselors (3) ♦♦♦
    Prerequisites: None.
  • COUN 513 - Introduction to Clinical Interviewing (3) ♦♦♦
    Prerequisites: None.
  • COUN 515 - Counseling Theories (3)
    Prerequisites: COUN 513.
  • COUN 555 - Cross-Cultural Counseling (3)
    Prerequisites: COUN 510, COUN 513, COUN 515, SDHE 538, or their equivalent upon approval of the instructor.
  • COUN 638 - Group Counseling (3)
    Prerequisites: Admission to the MS in Counseling, and/or PPS School Counseling Credential, or School Psychology Program, COUN 510, COUN 513, COUN 515 or equivalent upon approval of instructor.

Courses in Educational Psychology (EDP) (9 Units)

  • EDP 400 - Introduction to Educational Research (3) (or equivalent) ♦♦♦
    Prerequisites: None.
  • EDP 520 - Quantitative Research Methods in Education (3)
    Prerequisites: EDP 400 or equivalent.
  • EDP 596 - Program Evaluation in Education (3)
    Prerequisites: EDP 400 and EDP 520, or equivalent.

Courses in Student Development in Higher Education (SDHE) (24 Units)

  • SDHE 516 - Counseling the Adult (3)
    Prerequisites: COUN 515.
  • SDHE 538 - Student Development in Higher Education (3) ♦♦♦
    Prerequisites: None.
  • SDHE 547 - Student Development Theory in Higher Education: Theory to Practice (3) 
    Prerequisites: SDHE 538.
  • SDHE 548 - Students in U. S. Higher Education (3)
    Prerequisites: SDHE 538.
  • SDHE 549 - Management of Student Development in Higher Education (3)
    Prerequisites: None.
  • SDHE 593 - Seminar in Professional Development in Counseling and Human Services (1) ♦♦♦
    Prerequisites: SDHE 538 and SDHE 548 (must have completed or concurrently enrolled).
  • SDHE 643B - Counseling Field Work: Student Development in Higher Education (3)
    Prerequisites: SDHE 516, SDHE 538.
  • SDHE 644B - Advanced Counseling Field Work: Student Development in Higher Education (3)
    Prerequisites: SDHE 516, SDHE 538, SDHE 643B.
  • SDHE 693A - Intermediate Seminar in Professional Development in Student Development in Higher Education (1)
    Prerequisites: SDHE 593.
  • SDHE 693B - Advanced Professional Development Seminar in Student Development in Higher Education (1)
    Prerequisites: SDHE 593, SDHE 693A.

Take one of the following: (3 Units)

  • SCAE 560
  • SCAE 561
  • SCAE 562

Take one of the following:

  • EDP 698 Thesis (must take 6 units)
  • Comprehensive examination

 

♦♦♦ Denotes this class is required for Advancement to Candidacy

NOTE: THE TIMING OF COURSE OFFERINGS MAY CHANGE ON AN ANNUAL BASIS AND WITH LIMITED ADVANCED NOTICE.