Course Schedule


The ME in Educational Counseling program requires 48 units, offers both full-time and part-time options. Students enrolling full-time are able to meet the degree requirements in (3-4 courses per semester) in 5 semesters. A part-time students can be completed the program 8 semesters, taking 2-3 courses per semester.

Sample Schedule

Full-time
Year 1

Fall Semester 2017

EDUC 508 | (2 units)

Creating Communities of Interest

Establish your professional foundation and philosophy as an educator.

EDUC 500 | (3 units)

The Counseling Process

Understand the theoretical foundations, models, values, and assumptions underlying psychological counseling; cross-cultural perspectives, ethical and legal considerations.

EDUC 609 | (3 units)

Academic Advising in Postsecondary Education

Gain awareness of historical and theoretical perspectives that relate to academic advising, and a better understanding of how academic advising “works” in practice. Build knowledge of academic advising for organizational systems and structures

EDHP 500 | (3 units)

Foundations of Higher, Adult, and Professional Education

Explore contemporary issues in higher, adult, and professional education in the United States and offers analytic perspectives from disciplines including history, philosophy, and sociology with implications for policy and practice in higher education.

Spring Semester 2018

EDUC 541 | (3 units)

Theories in Counseling

Understand theory, research, and practice of psychological counseling.

EDHP 552 | (3 units)

Politics of Difference

Examine strategies for restructuring institutions of higher education to improve student support and achievement among historically underserved groups.

EDPT 502 | (3 units)

Learning and Individual Differences

Examine theory and research in learning, development, and individual differences, and social psychology related to education or training contexts.

Summer Semester 2018

EDUC 570 | (3 units)

Research Methods & Data Analysis

Understand basic qualitative and quantitative inquiry methods and their appropriateness for addressing different research questions. Become familiar with research-related issues such as threats to validity.

EDUC 637 | (3 units)

Group Counseling: Theory and Process

Understand theory, research, and practice of group counseling, including laboratory experience.

EDHP 587 | (1 units)

Fieldwork in Higher, Adult, and Professional Education

Participate in structured supervised teaching or administrative activities. Assignments will be matched to your goals, training, and experience.

Year 2

Fall Semester 2018

EDHP 687 | (3 units)

Student Development Theory

Explore theories of college student development and application of developmental models for program design, interventions, outreach, and research programs. Understand how students grow and change during the college years.

EDUC 520/590 | (3 units)

Counseling for College and Career Readiness

Create a proposal and design a capstone project that applies knowledge and skills learned throughout the program and prepare your coursework portfolio.

EDCO 503 | (3 units)

Ethical & Legal Issues in Counseling

Examine current legal, ethical, and other professional issues in the practice of counseling and psychotherapy.

CHOOSE ONE COURSE

EDHP 593A | (2 units)

Masters Seminar

OR

EDHP 594A | (2 units)

Thesis

Spring Semester 2019

EDUC 547 | (3 units)

Career Development: Theory & Process

Examine the career development process; principles of career and leisure planning and counseling applicable throughout life.

EDHP 580 | (3 units)

The Community College

Examine the community college movement and history, curriculum, and types of administrative structures, community college goals, the relationship to secondary and post-secondary educational institutions, faculty and student profiles.

CHOOSE ONE COURSE

EDHP 593B | (2 units)

Masters Seminar

OR

EDHP 594B | (2 units)

Thesis

EDHP 587 | (2 units)

Fieldwork in Higher, Adult, and Professional Education

Participate in structured supervised teaching or administrative activities. Assignments will be matched to your goals, training, and experience.

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Part-time

Year 1

Term 1 – Fall

  • Creating Communities of Interest
  • The Counseling Process
  • Foundations in Higher Education

Term 2 – Spring

  • Theories in Counseling
  • Politics of Difference

Term 3 – Summer

  • Research Methods & Data Analysis for Practitioners
  • Group Counseling: Theory & Process

Year 2

Term 4 – Fall

  • Student Development Theory
  • Academic Advising in Postsecondary Education

Term 5 – Spring

  • Learning and Individual Differences
  • Career Development: Theory & Process

Term 6 – Summer

  • Field Work in Higher, Adult, and Professional Education

Year 3

Term 7 – Fall

  • Student Affairs Work in College
  • Ethical & Legal Issues in Counseling
  • Master’s Seminar or Thesis

Term 8 – Spring

  • The Community College
  • Field Work in Higher, Adult, and Professional Education
  • Master’s Seminar or Thesis