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2010-2011 Undergraduate Catalog 
2010-2011 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Mental Health Counseling Concentration

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The Mental Health Counseling concentration teaches students about counseling theory, and develops counsel or client interaction skills in assisting clients to cope with life’s personal and emotional challenges. This concentration prepares students for entry-level employment in community mental health, nonprofit counseling agencies, employee assistance programs, and general social service delivery systems under the supervision of licensed mental health professionals.

This concentration additionally prepares students to pursue graduate education in a variety of areas including: human services, counseling, psychology, social work direct services, addiction counseling, marriage and family, and pastoral counseling programs. Students should note that professional counseling licensure requires the completion of a graduate degree, passing a comprehensive examination, and completing a period of practice supervised by a licensed mental health professional.

Subtotal: 57 - 58

Subtotal for Electives: 9


Total hours for the major with Mental Health Counseling Concentration   66-67

General Studies                                                                                                      33   

Electives                                                                                                                  20-21

Total for the Degree                                                                                              120

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