Rhode Island College

2015-2016 Catalog


Counseling M.A.

Concentration in School Counseling

Admission Requirements

  1. Completion of all Feinstein School of Education and Human Development admissions requirements.
  2. A minimum of 6 credit hours of course work in psychology or related field.
  3. A Performance-Based Evaluation of professional work or volunteer experience.
  4. A current résumé.

Retention Requirements

  1. A minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.00 on a 4.00 scale. Grades below a B are not considered of graduate quality and are of limited application to degree work.
  2. A minimum grade of B- in CEP 531 or CEP 532. Students who receive a grade below a B- in either of these courses must consult with their advisor before registering for any subsequent course in the plan of study.
  3. A minimum grade of B in CEP 538, CEP 539 or CEP 540. Students who receive a grade below a B in any of these courses must retake the course. Following retake of the course, a recommendation to continue from the student’s advisor is also required.
  4. Failure to meet any one of the above requirements is sufficient cause for dismissal from the program.

Course Requirements

CourseTitleCreditsOffered
CEP 531Human Development across Cultures

3

Fall, Spring, Summer.
CEP 532Theories and Methods of Counseling

3

Fall, Spring, Summer.
CEP 534Quantitative Measurement and Test Interpretation

3

Fall, Summer.
CEP 535Vocational Counseling and Placement

3

Spring, Summer
CEP 536Biological Perspectives in Mental Health

3

Fall, Summer.
CEP 537Introduction to Group Counseling

3

Fall, Spring, Summer.
CEP 538Practicum I: Introduction to Counseling Skills

3

Fall, Spring, Summer.
CEP 540Clinical Practicum with Children in Schools

3

Spring.
CEP 541Clinical Internship in School Counseling I

3

Fall.
CEP 542Clinical Internship in School Counseling II

3

Spring.
CEP 549Foundations in School Counseling

3

Fall.
CEP 553Counseling Children and Adolescents

3

Spring, Summer.
CEP 554Research Methods in Applied Settings

3

Spring, Summer.

Comprehensive Examination

Total Credit Hours: 39