The counseling minor allows undergraduates to learn basic concepts and skills used in the counseling profession including counseling theories and skills, substance abuse treatment and prevention, and case management. The minor will not lead to licensure or certification but is a sound foundation for students wishing to pursue a master’s degree in counseling or other helping professions.
The counseling minor requires a minimum of 19 credit hours as follows:
|COUN 1110||Fundamentals Of Human Mental Health||4|
|Select 15 hours of the following (At least 8 hours must be at 3000 or 4000 level):||15|
|Substance Abuse Issues In Mental Health|
|Group And Therapeutic Approaches|
|Family Theories And Cultural Influences In Mental Health|
|Cultural Competence in Health and Human Services Professions|
|Case Management In Mental Health|
|Substance Abuse Prevention And Community Programming|
|Models Of Treatment For Substance Abuse|
|Theories in Mental Health|
|Essentials Of Helping Relationships|
|Substance Abuse Treatment Techniques|
|Psychological Testing and Assessment|
- PLO 1) Students will understand the fundamentals of human mental health including common counseling theories.
- PLO 2) Students will identify helping professions and careers where counseling skills can be applied.
- PLO 3) Students will be able to apply counseling theories and models of service delivery to diverse populations and various presenting mental health concerns.