EDPY-Education & Counseling Psychology

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EDPY 2960. Individual Study.1-4 Credit Hours.

1 to 4 hours. Prerequisite: good standing in University; fewer than 62 total hours; approval of instructor and dean. May be repeated; maximum credit four hours. Designed to provide an introduction to the study of education through a rigorous program of readings under the direction of a member of the faculty. (Irreg.)

EDPY 3440. Mentored Research Experience.3 Credit Hours.

0 to 3 hours. Prerequisites: ENGL 1113 or equivalent, and permission of instructor. May be repeated; maximum credit 12 hours. For the inquisitive student to apply the scholarly processes of the discipline to a research or creative project under the mentorship of a faculty member. Student and instructor should complete an Undergraduate Research & Creative Projects (URCP) Mentoring Agreement and file it with the URCP office. Not for honors credit. (F, Sp, Su)

EDPY 3960. Honors Reading.1-3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: admission to Honors Program. May be repeated; maximum credit six hours. Provides students with the opportunity to develop an appropriate body of reading materials on topics not covered in detail in routine coursework. Students will be obliged to assume the primary initiative in selecting the topic, compiling the bibliography and completing the reading, and will report their progress in weekly sessions to their instructor. Credit will be given only after an intensive oral examination. (Irreg.)

EDPY 3970. Honors Seminar.1-3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: admission to Honors Program. May be repeated; maximum credit six hours. Covers variable subjects in education with in-depth studies of issues not covered in the standard course offerings. (Irreg.)

EDPY 3980. Honors Research.1-3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: admission to Honors Program. May be repeated; maximum credit six hours. Provides an opportunity for honors students to work on a special project under the guidance of a professor in the student's major area of study. (Irreg.)

EDPY 3990. Independent Study.1-3 Credit Hours.

1 to 3 hours. Prerequisite: one course in general area to be studied; permission of instructor and department. May be repeated; maximum credit six hours. Contracted independent study for topic not currently offered in regularly scheduled courses. (F, Sp)

EDPY G4413. Introduction to Counseling.3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: senior standing or permission of instructor. Development of the counseling and guidance profession. Various approaches and techniques employed in counseling. Work of the counselor in various settings. Introduction to basic theoretical and philosophical positions in counseling and guidance.

EDPY 4493. Family Psychology.3 Credit Hours.

(Slashlisted with EDPY 5493) Prerequisites: PSY 1113 and junior or senior standing, or permission of instructor. Examine relationships in families from a psychological perspective including issues such as attachment, intimacy, communication, conflict, and cultural considerations. In addition, a variety of family forms and challenges will be presented. The primary focus will be on healthy family functioning within a multicultural world. No student may earn credit for both 4493 and 5493. (Sp)

EDPY 4960. Directed Readings in Education.1-4 Credit Hours.

1 to 4 hours. Prerequisite: good standing in University; permission of instructor and dean. May be repeated; maximum credit four hours. Designed for upper-division students preparing to teach who need opportunity to study a specific problem in greater depth than formal course content permits. (Irreg.)

EDPY 4970. Special Topics/Seminar.1-3 Credit Hours.

1 to 3 hours. Prerequisite: senior standing or permission of instructor. May be repeated with change of content; maximum credit nine hours. Special topics or seminar course for content not currently offered in regularly scheduled courses. May include library and/or laboratory research and field projects. (Irreg.)

EDPY 4980. Practicum in Educational Psychology.1-3 Credit Hours.

1 to 3 hours. Prerequisite: nine hours of education courses. Provides field-type experience under faculty supervision and is designed to introduce the student to the practical application of theory within an environment in which professional practice takes place. (Irreg.)

EDPY 4990. Special Problems in Education.1-4 Credit Hours.

1 to 4 hours. Prerequisite: permission of instructor. May be repeated with change of title and subject. Variable as to subject and credit for areas of specialty and/or interest not otherwise provided in the standard offering of courses. (Irreg.)

EDPY 5234. Individual Intelligence Testing.4 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: admission to Community Counseling, M.Ed. program or Counseling Psychology, Ph.D. program, or permission of instructor. Classroom experience dealing with the rationale, purpose, and ethics involved in individual intelligence testing, plus laboratory experience in the administration, scoring, and interpretation of the Stanford-Binet and Wechsler scales with an emphasis on the Wechsler scales. (Sp)

EDPY 5253. Personality Assessment.3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: admission to Community Counseling, M.Ed. program or Counseling Psychology, Ph.D. program, or permission of instructor. Theories of personality testing and of personality. Students will acquire the skills requisite to administer a variety of personality tests used in community agencies ad be able to interpret and write reports on findings. (F)

EDPY 5293. Psychoneuropharmacology.3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: admission to Community Counseling, M.Ed. program or Counseling Psychology, Ph.D. program, or permission of instructor. Focuses on two aspects of psychoneuropharmacology: (a) relevant neurobiological topics ranging from receptor functioning to the actions of neural mechanisms thought to produce phenomena such as fear and anxiety, mood disorders, and so on; and (b) the application of psychopharmacological tools, including pharmacodynamics and pharmacokinetics, in treating mental disorders. Diagnosis as it relates to treatment with psychotropic medications; general psychodynamics, effects, and side effects of the major medications will be explored. Pharmacodynamics and pharmacokinetics in racially and ethnically diverse populations will be discussed. (Irreg.)

EDPY 5463. Multicultural Counseling.3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: admission to Community Counseling, M.Ed. program or Counseling Psychology, Ph.D. program. Consideration of the effects of cultural, ethnic, and/or language differences between counselor and counselee in the helping process. Sensitization to minority cultural values. Methods for enhancing multicultural communication. (F)

EDPY 5493. Family Psychology.3 Credit Hours.

(Slashlisted with EDPY 4493) Prerequisite: major in Community Counseling, graduate standing. Examine relationships in families from a psychological perspective including issues such as attachment, intimacy, communication, conflict, and cultural considerations. In addition, a variety of family forms and challenges will be presented. The primary focus will be on healthy family functioning within a multicultural world. No student may earn credit for both 4493 and 5493.(Sp)

EDPY 5940. Field Studies in Education.1-4 Credit Hours.

1 to 4 hours. Prerequisite: 12 hours of education. May be repeated with change of subject matter; maximum credit eight hours. Practical problems in education as defined by members of the classes. Typical topics: defining educational objectives, relating school programs to established objectives, developing teaching-learning aids, organization for participation in developing and evaluating instructional programs, using community resources for learning, improving evaluation procedure. (Irreg.)

EDPY 5960. Directed Readings.1-4 Credit Hours.

1 to 4 hours. Prerequisite: 12 hours of education, approval of instructor, adviser and dean. May be repeated; maximum undergraduate credit eight hours; maximum graduate credit four hours. Directed readings and/or literature reviews under the direction of a faculty member. (Irreg.)

EDPY 5970. Special Topics/Seminar.1-3 Credit Hours.

1 to 3 hours. Prerequisite: graduate standing or permission of instructor. May be repeated; maximum credit nine hours. Special topics or seminar course for content not currently ofered in regularly scheduled courses. May include library and/or laboratory research and field projects. (Irreg.)

EDPY 5972. Pre-Master's Seminar.2 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: 12 hours of education, graduate standing, permission of instructor. May be repeated; maximum credit four hours. Enrollment limited to students who are in early post-baccalaureate curricula. (Irreg.)

EDPY 5980. Research for Master's Thesis.2-9 Credit Hours.

Variable enrollment, two to nine hours; maximum credit applicable toward degree, four hours. (F, Sp, Su)

EDPY 5990. Independent Study.1-4 Credit Hours.

1 to 4 hours. Prerequisite: graduate standing or permission by instructor. May be repeated with change of subject matter; maximum credit six hours. Contracted independent study for a topic not currently offered in regularly scheduled courses. Independent study may include library and/or laboratory research and field projects. (Irreg.)

EDPY 6050. Individual Research.1-4 Credit Hours.

1 to 4 hours. Prerequisite: admission to doctoral program in Educational and Counseling Psychology. May be repeated; maximum credit six hours. A seminar to initiate and conduct research projects on current topics in educational and counseling psychology. Funding sources and dissemination procedures will be presented.

EDPY 6063. Counseling Psychology Research.3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: admission to Counseling Psychology program, or permission of instructor. Designed to further acquaint students with the use of measurement and statistics in research, to provide students with a basic vocabulary of experimental design, to enable them to design and evaluate research pertinent to counseling and to enable them to review and critique current research in counseling.

EDPY 6103. Individual Intelligence Testing.3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: admission to Counseling Psychology,Ph.D. program (D255). Classroom experience dealing with the rationale, purpose, and ethics involved in individual intelligence testing, plus laboratory experience in the administration, scoring, and interpretation of the Stanford-Binet and Wechsler scales with an emphasis on the Wechsler scales. (F)

EDPY 6203. Personality Assessment.3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: admission to Counseling Psychology, Ph.D. program (D255). Theories of personality testing and of personality. Students will acquire the skills requisite to administer a variety of personality tests used in community agencies and be able to interpret and write reports on findings. (Sp)

EDPY 6403. Issues and Ethics in Counseling Psychology.3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: admission to Counseling Psychology, Ph.D. program. Orientation to counseling psychology as a profession. Provides a thorough exploration of important professional, ethical, and legal issues in the practice of psychology. (F)

EDPY 6413. Theories of Counseling and Psychotherapy.3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: admission to Counseling Psychology, Ph.D. program. An advanced course covering the formal aspects of counseling theory as well as selective content of the major counseling/therapy and vocational theories. Major focus is on assisting the student to critically compare various theoretical positions and evolve a personally meaningful approach to counseling and therapy. (Sp)

EDPY 6423. Advanced Counseling Procedures.3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: admission to Counseling Psychology, Ph.D. program. Reviews the current literature on evidence-based practice in psychology (EBPP), including exposure to manualized treatments and common factors. (Sp)

EDPY 6433. Advanced Group Counseling and Psychotherapy.3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: admission to Counseling Psychology, Ph.D. program. Designed to examine in-depth the theoretical, empirical, and applied dimensions of group counseling and psychotherapy, with an emphasis on process-oriented groups. (Su)

EDPY 6443. Advanced Counseling and Therapy: Children.3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: admission to Counseling Psychology, Ph.D. program. Focuses on specialized counseling skills needed for working with children, with particular attention to diagnosis, interventions, and working with parents. (F)

EDPY 6463. Couples and Family Therapy.3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: admission to Counseling doctoral program or permission of instructor. Focus on evidence-based counseling approaches for working with couples and families. Emphasis on relevant multicultural competencies and research specific to couples and families. (Sp-odd years)

EDPY 6483. Advanced Career Counseling.3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: admission to Counseling Psychology, Ph.D. program. Designed to prepare students in the area of career counseling and acquaint them with current theoretical and empirical literature as a basis for clinical practice. (Su)

EDPY 6503. Counseling Psychology--Supervision.3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: admission to counseling psychology program or permission of instructor. Develops skills and cognitive knowledge in the area of supervision. Various approaches to supervision will be considered. Practice in supervising master's level or paraprofessional counselors will be required. (F)

EDPY 6902. Pre-Doctoral Seminar.2 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: graduate standing. An introduction to advanced graduate scholarship in education, including a review of advanced level trends and issues in specific fields within education. (Irreg.)

EDPY 6910. Practicum in Counseling-Doctoral.6 Credit Hours.

0 to 6 hours. Prerequisite: admission to Counseling Psychology, Ph.D program. May be repeated; maximum credit six hours. Variable as to title and subject profession. An advanced practicum for post-master's level students only. The object is to provide professional experience under faculty supervision in fields requiring a high degree of professional skill. Seminar experience is to be included. (F, Sp, Su)

EDPY 6913. Counseling Psychology Practicum.3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: admission to Counseling Psychology Ph.D program. May be repeated; maximum credit 15 hours. Designed to facilitate acquisition and development of clinical skills (diagnostic, conceptual, relationship) through combined didactic instruction, experiential training, and individual and group supervision. (F, Sp)

EDPY 6920. Internship in Education--Doctoral.1-6 Credit Hours.

1 to 6 hours. Prerequisite: written permission of the instructor. May be repeated; maximum credit 12 hours. Variable as to title and subject profession. An advanced internship for post-master's level students only. The object of the internship is to cultivate within the student a high degree of proficiency and professional independence. Field supervision is by a practitioner whose credentials are equal to those of the graduate faculty. (Irreg.)

EDPY 6930. Intensive Studies in Education.1-6 Credit Hours.

1 to 6 hours. Prerequisite: 12 hours of education and permission of instructor. Repeatable with change of title and subject. Opportunity offered for professional educators and others interested in education, cooperatively, to seek solutions to educational problems. Organized groups work in curriculum, guidance, instruction, administration and supervision. Competent leadership and expert consultant service provided. (Irreg.)

EDPY 6960. Directed Readings.1-3 Credit Hours.

1 to 3 hours. Prerequisite: graduate standing or permission of instructor. May be repeated; maximum credit six hours. Directed readings and/or literature review under the direction of a faculty member. (Irreg.)

EDPY 6970. Post-Master's Seminar.2-4 Credit Hours.

2 to 4 hours. Prerequisite: master's degree, 24 hours of education, permission of instructor. May be repeated with change of subject matter; maximum credit twelve hours. Enrollment limited to students who hold the master's degree. (F, Sp, Su)

EDPY 6980. Research for Doctoral Dissertation.2-16 Credit Hours.

Maximum of 15 hours credit for the Ed.D. and 30 hours for the Ph.D. (F, Sp, Su)

EDPY 6990. Individual Study in Education.1-4 Credit Hours.

1 to 4 hours. Prerequisite: 12 hours of education, graduate standing and permission of the instructor. May be repeated with change of subject matter; maximum credit eight hours. For advanced graduate students who need to study some problem or area not adequately covered in the organized courses, under the direction of a staff member in whose area of specialization the problem lies. (Irreg.)