Educational and Counseling Psychology (ECPY)

ECPY 501. Independent Study in Educational Psychology1-3 Units

Prerequisite(s): To be arranged with the dean.

Description: Opportunity for the student, under the supervision of a sponsoring faculty member, to pursue individualized study related to research or practice that is not included in regular courses in the curriculum.

For class offerings for a specific term, refer to the Schedule of Classes

ECPY 502. Independent Study in Educational Psychology1-3 Units

Prerequisite(s): To be arranged with the dean.

Description: Opportunity for the student, under the supervision of a sponsoring faculty member, to pursue individualized study related to research or practice that is not included in regular courses in the curriculum.

For class offerings for a specific term, refer to the Schedule of Classes

ECPY 507. Learning Theory and Human Growth and Development3 Units

Description: Basic principles of learning theory and human development. Included are the major theories of learning including behaviorism, cognitive, and cultural historical activity theory along with physical, social, cognitive, emotional, language, and cultural development as they apply to children and youth including those with special needs.

For class offerings for a specific term, refer to the Schedule of Classes

ECPY 512. Learning and Cognition in Education3 Units

Prerequisite(s): Consent of instructor.

Description: A survey of major theoretical models in the area of cognition and learning. Emphasis upon applications of theory in the classroom and in counseling. Implications are drawn from several models and contrasted in the context of the individual student's readiness, motivation and aptitude.

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ECPY 513. Individual Differences in Education3 Units

Prerequisite(s): Consent of instructor.

Description: A survey of individual differences in socio-cognitive and personality areas of development based upon current literature. Ways to meet individual and group needs in educational settings; interpretation of individual differences for effective classroom instruction.

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ECPY 525. Topical Studies in Educational Psychology I1-3 Units

Prerequisite(s): Consent of instructor.

Description: Investigation of current concerns and issues in educational psychology.

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ECPY 526. Topical Studies in Educational Psychology II1-3 Units

Prerequisite(s): Consent of instructor.

Description: Investigation of current concerns and issues in educational psychology.

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ECPY 527. Workshop in Educational Psychology I1-4 Units

Prerequisite(s): Consent of instructor.

Description: Topical workshop on educational psychology concerns.

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ECPY 528. Workshop in Educational Psychology II1-4 Units

Prerequisite(s): Consent of instructor.

Description: Topical workshop on educational psychology concerns.

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ECPY 540. Evaluation and Measurement in Education3 Units

Description: Intended to acquaint the student with evaluation and measurement in education and counseling. Content will include reliability, validity, test construction, and methods of evaluation and testing in various settings.

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ECPY 596. Seminar in Guidance1-4 Units

Prerequisite(s): Majors are urged to take seminars prior to or concurrent with practicum.

Description: The investigation of special problems in counseling.

For class offerings for a specific term, refer to the Schedule of Classes

ECPY 597. Seminar in Guidance1-4 Units

Prerequisite(s): Majors are urged to take seminars prior to or concurrent with practicum.

Description: The investigation of special problems in counseling.

For class offerings for a specific term, refer to the Schedule of Classes

ECPY 600. Introduction to Counseling and Psychotherapy3 Units

Description: Introduction to the field of counseling and psychotherapy. Course includes an introduction to the field in general including ethics, professional issues, service settings, and areas of specialization.

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ECPY 601. Introduction to Clinical Mental Health Counseling3 Units

Prerequisite(s): Admission to School of Interdisciplinary and Graduate Studies.

Description: The course provides an introduction to the historical and contemporary foundations of clinical mental health counseling including roles and functions of the clinical mental health counselor in today's society.

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ECPY 605. Human Development3 Units

Description: Survey of the principles of development from conception to adulthood, emphasizing biological, environmental, and cultural factors affecting development.

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ECPY 607. Learning Theory and Human Growth and Development3 Units

Description: Basic principles of learning theory and human development. Included are the major theories of learning including behaviorism, cognitive, and cultural historical activity theory along with physical, social, cognitive, emotional, language, and cultural development as they apply to children and youth including those with special needs.

For class offerings for a specific term, refer to the Schedule of Classes

ECPY 611. Learning Systems: Theory and Practice3 Units

Description: Theories, principles and research of learning are introduced. The application of learning and behavioral constructs in classroom and counseling settings are contrasted with one's readiness, motivation, and aptitude for learning.

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ECPY 619. Empirical and Theoretical Foundations of Counseling and Psychotherapy3 Units

Description: Review of the empirical foundations and survey of major theoretical approaches to counseling and psychotherapy.

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ECPY 620. Classroom-Based Guidance/Counseling3 Units

Description: An introductory survey of counseling principles, procedures, functions, and techniques, with emphasis on classroom application. To be given in the interdisciplinary context of an effective program.

For class offerings for a specific term, refer to the Schedule of Classes

ECPY 621. Differential Diagnosis and Treatment in Counseling3 Units

Prerequisite(s): Consent of instructor for non-majors.

Description: Diagnostic procedures and differential treatment strategies for use by counselors and others in the helping professions.

For class offerings for a specific term, refer to the Schedule of Classes

ECPY 623. Helping Skills for Student Affairs Professionals3 Units

Prerequisite(s): ECPY 660.

Description: Introduction /overview of individual/group counseling techniques with focus on knowledge and helping skills applicable for use by practitioners non-therapeutic, higher education settings.

For class offerings for a specific term, refer to the Schedule of Classes

ECPY 624. Foundations of School Counseling3 Units

Prerequisite(s): ECPY 521.

Description: Organization, administration, and program development in the educational environment. Patterns for implementation of the services of counseling, testing, consultation, information and placement.

For class offerings for a specific term, refer to the Schedule of Classes

ECPY 625. Elementary School Counseling3 Units

Prerequisite(s): ECPY 512 and ECPY 521.

Description: Organizational overview of elementary school counseling; career development in middle childhood; the role and function of the elementary school counselor. Study and application of counseling and consulting techniques appropriate to the elementary school setting.

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ECPY 626. Consultation3 Units

Description: Introduction to theory, research and practice in the techniques of educational and psychological consultation with both individuals and organizations.

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ECPY 627. Leadership & Professional Orientation in School Counseling3 Units

Description: Prepares school counselors for leadership within the school and professional community, focused on student learning and student well being.

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ECPY 628. Theories and Techniques of Counseling Children3 Units

Prerequisite(s): ECPY 651.

Description: Intensive study of counseling theories and techniques with children. Prepares students for counseling practice with children.

Note: Non-majors must have consent of instructor.

For class offerings for a specific term, refer to the Schedule of Classes

ECPY 629. Theories and Techniques of Counseling and Psychotherapy3 Units

Prerequisite(s): ECPY 600 or ECPY 660.

Description: Focuses on methods and techniques of counseling. Theory and research will be studied including training in current professional practice and empirically supported approaches to therapy with an emphasis on cognitive, behavioral and affective theory.

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ECPY 630. Theories and Techniques of School Counseling3 Units

Description: Intensive study of counseling theories and techniques with children and adolescents in a school setting

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ECPY 631. Adolescence3 Units

Prerequisite(s): ECPY 305 or PSYC 201.

Description: Examination of current socio-psychological research on developmental patterns associated with puberty, identity, cognition, and socio-emotional growth. Analysis of various theoretical models.

For class offerings for a specific term, refer to the Schedule of Classes

ECPY 632. Clinical Art Therapy I: Theories3 Units

Prerequisite(s): Admission to the program.

Description: Overview of history and theoretical approaches in art therapy. Emphasis on the ETC, MDV, defense mechanisms, graphic development, and life span clinical issues as they interface with managed care and performance indicators. Cultural issues related to the clinical context will be explored.

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ECPY 633. Clinical Art Therapy II: Assessment and Practice3 Units

Prerequisite(s): Admission to the program.

Description: Fundamentals of graphic analysis, the indicators of various psychopathologies, and the application of interventions in treatment (according to DSM IV). Practice in interpretation of drawings and case discussion.

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ECPY 634. Family Systems Process3 Units

Prerequisite(s): Permission of major advisor.

Description: Content will cover family life cycle development, healthy family functioning, life cycle issues of the divorced and blended family and an introduction to assessment indicators.

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ECPY 635. Family Assessment Concepts3 Units

Description: Focuses on theoretical concepts from the major theories of family systems therapy with an emphassis on assessment and treatment planning. Therapist skills in assessment interviewing will be discussed and simulated.

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ECPY 636. Family Assessment Practice3 Units

Description: Provides clinical supervision of family assessment and consultation skills for practicum based students. Emphasis placed on engagement and problem identification.

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ECPY 637. Expressive Techniques in Psychotherapy3 Units

Prerequisite(s): Consent of instructor.

Description: Teaches theory and techniques from various expressive modalities including relaxation, guided imagery, play, dance/movement, focusing, music drama, poetry, contour drawing, and problem-focused art therapy.

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ECPY 638. Group Art Therapy Techniques3 Units

Prerequisite(s): Consent of instructor.

Description: Foundations in group dynamics and group therapy through expressive art techniques; experiential therapy basis will be used.

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ECPY 639. Prevention & Treatment of Substance Abuse3 Units

Prerequisite(s): Admission to School of Interdisciplinary and Graduate Studies.

Description: The course provides an overview of the prevention and treatment of substance abuse in youth and adults for mental health professionals.

For class offerings for a specific term, refer to the Schedule of Classes

ECPY 640. Assessment Methods for Counselors3 Units

Prerequisite(s): ECPY 540.

Description: The course covers methods of data collection, standardized assessment instruments used in the practice of mental health counseling, and interpretation of assessment data. The ethical issues of testing are included.

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ECPY 641. Applied Methods in Art Therapy3 Units

Prerequisite(s): Admission to the program.

Description: Studio-lab in the practical application of expressive and therapeutic techniques, role playing, and symbolic awareness.

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ECPY 642. Symbols of Self-Actualization3 Units

Prerequisite(s): Consent of instructor.

Description: Study of symbols encountered in the development of self in art, mythology, and psychology. Emphasis on archetypal ego symbolism and symbols of transformation and their exploration through art expression.

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ECPY 643. Field Studies in Art Therapy3 Units

Prerequisite(s): Admission to the program.

Description: Provides students with opportunities to visit and evaluate practicum sites. Students will analyze skills necessary for art therapy field work at various practicum sites, and will assess their interests and skill level for various practicum opportunities.

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ECPY 645. Gender, Sexuality and Sexual Abuse Issues in Therapy3 Units

Prerequisite(s): Consent of instructor.

Description: Gender, sexuality, and sexual abuse issues are presented from the viewpoint of consumers' mental health treatment. Emphasis placed on understanding the contribution of environment and individual experience to current mental health functioning, proper methods of intervention and the process of change. A systems/developmental approach is employed.

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ECPY 648. Psychological Assessment I3 Units

Prerequisite(s): ECPY 540.

Description: The first of a two-course sequence, ECPY 648 and ECPY 649, that explores theory and applications of individual psychological assessment. Explores the theory of intelligence, neuro-psychological assessment, abilities measures, the ethical, professional, and legal issues of testing in different settings.

For class offerings for a specific term, refer to the Schedule of Classes

ECPY 649. Psychological Assessment II3 Units

Prerequisite(s): ECPY 648.

Description: The second of a course sequence that explores theory and applications of individual psychological assessment. Explores theory and application of tests and social-emotional functioning, development, personality assessment, the ethical, professional, and legal issues of testing in different settings.

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ECPY 650. Group Process and Practice3 Units

Description: Study of group processes and procedures which are applicable to counseling. Method of instruction is lecture and participation in a group.

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ECPY 651. Group Procedures With Children3 Units

Prerequisite(s): Admission to graduate counselor education or consent of instructor.

Description: Process and practice of group guidance and group counseling with children.

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ECPY 652. Multicultural Practicum in Art Therapy1-3 Units

Prerequisite(s): ECPY 655.

Description: Students participate in a study abroad service learning travel experience in which they design and implement a summer intensive program for children with multiple disabilities outside of mainland United States. The students are responsible for adapting the activities, art materials, and environment to meet the needs of the participants.

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ECPY 653. Grief and Medical Counseling in Art Therapy3 Units

Description: Provide students with familiarity with utilizing art therapy with grieving and medical populations. Purpose of the course is to provide an overview of the current use of art therapy with grief issues and medical populations as well as to review current theoretical models of treatment.

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ECPY 654. Group Procedures in School Counseling3 Units

Description: Prepares school counselors to develop,conduct, and evaluate group and classroom guidance programs appropriate in P-12 school settings

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ECPY 655. Art for Children with Special Needs3 Units

Description: Focuses on children's emotional needs and the role expressive experiences play in meeting these emotional needs.

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ECPY 660. Introduction to Student Personnel Work3 Units

Description: A general introduction to the historical, organizational, administrative, and practical areas of student personnel work in higher education. Bases for these areas will be discussed, with the goals and objectives of student personnel work in view.

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ECPY 661. Theories of College Student Development3 Units

Description: Examines and explores the major theories of student development. Discussion will be centered on the application of theories to the different types of student groups found on college campuses.

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ECPY 662. Student Affairs Programs, Policies, and Practices3 Units

Prerequisite(s): ECPY 660.

Description: Review of functions of student affairs areas in higher education, how they are administered and what is considered good practice in those areas. Includes housing, counseling center, career planning, financial aid, admission, registration, student activities, student unions, student health and other selected areas.

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ECPY 663. Multicultural and Diversity Issues3 Units

Description: Emphasis will be placed on developing effective communication skills in multicultural settings. Focus will also be directed toward various cultural and ethnic groups.

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ECPY 664. College Student Sub-Cultures3 Units

Description: Overview of various student sub-cultures and professional approaches to development of the students within each culture.

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ECPY 670. Career Counseling3 Units

Description: The study of career development across the life span. Includes a study of the methods and techniques used for assisting career and lifestyle choices.

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ECPY 671. Psychology of Career Development3 Units

Prerequisite(s): ECPY 570 or ECPY 670.

Description: Advanced study of current research and theories of career counseling and career-related assessment.

For class offerings for a specific term, refer to the Schedule of Classes

ECPY 672. Practicum in Clinical Mental Heath Counseling3 Units

Grading Basis: Pass/Fail

Prerequisite(s): ECPY 619, ECPY 629, and ECPY 730.

Description: Students will develop their skills as a counselor through experience acquired under the supervision of an approved licensed practitioner and weekly meetings with department faculty.

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ECPY 673. Practicum in Counseling Psychology3 Units

Grading Basis: Pass/Fail

Prerequisite(s): ECPY 619, ECPY 629, and ECPY 730.

Description: Students will develop their skills as a counseling psychologist through experience acquired under the supervision of a licensed psychologist and weekly meetings with department faculty.

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ECPY 674. Practicum in School Counseling3 Units

Prerequisite(s): ECPY 619, ECPY 624, ECPY 630, ECPY 650, and ECPY 730.

Description: Provides experience in school counseling under the supervision of a certified School counselor. One hundred hours of service are required and can be achieved by serving 10 hours per week in the K-12 school setting.

For class offerings for a specific term, refer to the Schedule of Classes

ECPY 676. Practicum in Art Therapy 3 Units

Prerequisite(s): ECPY 643.

Description: Students will gain art therapy and counseling experience under the supervision of approved mental health professional.

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ECPY 677. Research in Art Therapy and Counseling3 Units

Prerequisite(s): Art Therapy Graduate Students.

Description: Seminar presentation of case data and research leading to the completion of a master's paper in art therapy.

For class offerings for a specific term, refer to the Schedule of Classes

ECPY 680. Practicum in Psychological Assessment3 Units

Grading Basis: Pass/Fail

Prerequisite(s): ECPY 648, ECPY 649, and ECPY 730.

Description: Students will develop their assessment skills through experience acquired under the supervision of a licensed psychologist and weekly meetings with department faculty.

For class offerings for a specific term, refer to the Schedule of Classes

ECPY 681. Internship in College Student Personnel Services1-6 Units

Prerequisite(s): ECPY 660.

Description: The internship in student personnel is designed to provide students with the opportunity to integrate cognitive learning with practical experiences in the area of student personnel services.

For class offerings for a specific term, refer to the Schedule of Classes

ECPY 682. Internship in Clinical Mental Health Counseling1-3 Units

Grading Basis: Pass/Fail

Prerequisite(s): ECPY 672.

Description: Provides experience in mental health counseling under the direct supervision of a licensed mental health counselor at a field placement site approved by the ECPY department prior to enrollment.

For class offerings for a specific term, refer to the Schedule of Classes

ECPY 683. Internship in Counseling Psychology1-3 Units

Grading Basis: Pass/Fail

Prerequisite(s): ECPY 673 or ECPY 680.

Description: Provides experience in applied counseling psychology under the direct supervision of a licensed psychologist.

For class offerings for a specific term, refer to the Schedule of Classes

ECPY 684. Internship in School Counseling3 Units

Prerequisite(s): ECPY 624 and ECPY 640.

Description: Provides experience in school counseling under the supervision of a Certified School Counselor. Six hundred hours of service are required and can be achieved either in one semester by serving 40 hours per week in a K-12 school setting or over several semesters by serving at least 300 hours in a school setting and the remaining hours in a setting serving K-12 school-aged children.

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ECPY 694. Graduate Seminar in Educational and Counseling Psychology3 Units

Prerequisite(s): Consent of instructor.

Description: Covers current issues in counseling and psychology. Course may be repeated.

For class offerings for a specific term, refer to the Schedule of Classes

ECPY 695. Capstone Seminar in College Personnel Work3 Units

Prerequisite(s): 30 hours in master's program.

Description: Examines various topical areas in the field of student affairs in today's university setting. Emphasis on synthesis of topical material covered in other courses in the curriculum. Primary focus will be the integration of the practical application in conjunction with developmental theory models.

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ECPY 696. Independent Study in Guidance1-3 Units

Description: By arrangement with dean and advisor.

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ECPY 697. Topical Seminar in College Student Personnel Services3 Units

Description: Selected topics such as legal problems, housing, and financial aid, determined by student needs and interests.

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ECPY 698. Supervised Readings1-3 Units

Description: By arrangement with advisor and dean.

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ECPY 699. Thesis or Professional Paper3-6 Units

Prerequisite(s): ELFH 600 or equivalent; consent of advisor.

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ECPY 700. Supervised Research in Educational and Counseling Psychology1-6 Units

Prerequisite(s): Admission to doctoral study.

Description: An intensive research apprenticeship with a faculty member. Students assist in formulating research hypotheses, articulating the research design, developing the research method, making arrangements to conduct the study, entering and analyzing the data, and writing up the findings for publication.

For class offerings for a specific term, refer to the Schedule of Classes

ECPY 701. Doctoral Professional Seminar in Educational Psychology, Measurement, and Evaluation3 Units

Prerequisite(s): Admission to doctoral study.

Description: An orientation to doctoral work educational psychology and research, including professional strategies for success, skills, and cognitive orientations.

For class offerings for a specific term, refer to the Schedule of Classes

ECPY 705. Adult Development Theories3 Units

Prerequisite(s): Consent of instructor.

Description: A seminar examining physical, psychological, and social changes that occur during adulthood and how those changes affect learning.

For class offerings for a specific term, refer to the Schedule of Classes

ECPY 710. Social Ecology & Social Behavior3 Units

Prerequisite(s): Doctoral student status or permission of instructor.

Description: The development of culture and the effects of social systems on individual and group behavior including the development and interaction of social systems with individual psychology, biological constraints on social behavior, and the effects of the interaction of different social systems.

For class offerings for a specific term, refer to the Schedule of Classes

ECPY 711. Prevention of Mental Disorders: Theory, Research, and Practice3 Units

Prerequisite(s): ECPY 600.

Description: The course addresses the prevention of mental disorders, and problem behaviors including facilitation of healthy psychological development of youth. The latest research, theory, and practice in prevention are examined.

For class offerings for a specific term, refer to the Schedule of Classes

ECPY 712. Advanced Issues in Human Development3 Units

Prerequisite(s): Admission to doctoral study.

Description: Conceptualizes development as result of bi-directional or multidirectional interactions between individual and environment. Emphasis placed on research informing practice and policy with children in home and school settings.

For class offerings for a specific term, refer to the Schedule of Classes

ECPY 720. Workshop in Counseling1-6 Units

Description: An intensive examination of some specific current or continuing issue or practice in counseling. Review of literature, current field practice, and student participation are stressed.

For class offerings for a specific term, refer to the Schedule of Classes

ECPY 721. Advanced Counseling Seminar1-8 Units

Prerequisite(s): Consent of instructor.

Description: The topic of this seminar will vary from semester to semester. Written notice of the topic will be given prior to its being offered. The topics will be determined by the instructor and will be of current interest in the field.

For class offerings for a specific term, refer to the Schedule of Classes

ECPY 722. Advanced Theories of Counseling and Psychotherapy3 Units

Prerequisite(s): Master's degree in Guidance and Counseling or its equivalent and consent of instructor for non-majors.

Description: Covers advanced training in a specific area of counseling and psychotherapy. Topics will be determined by department faculty. Course may be repeated.

For class offerings for a specific term, refer to the Schedule of Classes

ECPY 730. Social, Legal & Ethical Issues in Counseling3 Units

Description: Examination of current social developments that relate to counseling. Legal perspectives relevant to practice and principles of ethical practice in counseling.

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ECPY 731. Counselor Education Seminar: Teaching and Ethics in Counselor Education3 Units

Prerequisite(s): Admission to doctoral program.

Description: This course provides an introduction to teaching in counselor education programs. The course also addresses ethical, legal, and multicultural considerations in teaching in counselor education programs.

For class offerings for a specific term, refer to the Schedule of Classes

ECPY 732. Counselor Education Seminar: Promoting Social Change-Leadership3 Units

Prerequisite(s): Admission to doctoral program.

Description: Leadership and advocacy as roles of the counselor educator in behalf of the counseling profession and diverse client populations are explored.

For class offerings for a specific term, refer to the Schedule of Classes

ECPY 740. Psychometrics and Affective Instrument Development3 Units

Prerequisite(s): Admission to doctoral program or permission of instructor and ELFH 701 or equivalent.

Description: This course is intended to further students' understanding of psychometrics, with a focus on developing and validating attitude, evaluation, and other affective instruments. This course is intended to teach students to evaluate the psychometric properties of instruments and to develop and validate affective instruments. The course will cover item development, scaling procedures, content validity, unidimensionality, construct validity, "factorial" validity, internal consistency reliability, and brief exposure to generalizability theory and IRT. Students will learn how to conduct exploratory factor analyses, and reliability analyses. Students will create and pilot an affective instrument for the final project.

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ECPY 745. Systematic Reviewing and Meta-Analysis3 Units

Prerequisite(s): Admission to doctoral study.

Description: Provides a general overview of all aspects of a scientific literature review,including formulating a problem, finding the relevant literature, coding studies, and meta-analysis.

For class offerings for a specific term, refer to the Schedule of Classes

ECPY 746. Secondary Data Analysis3 Units

Prerequisite(s): Admission to doctoral study; ELFH 701 or 703; ECPY 789.

Description: Practical and methodological issues in secondary data analysis,such as accessing, managing,and preparing data, applying quasi-experimental techniques to large data sets, sampling and weighting issues, and identifying limitations of research.

For class offerings for a specific term, refer to the Schedule of Classes

ECPY 750. Group Counseling, Advanced Theory and Practice3 Units

Prerequisite(s): ECPY 650, master's degree in counseling and consent of instructor for non-majors.

Description: An examination of research theory and relevant literature for application to counseling in groups. Experience and practice are an essential part of the course.

For class offerings for a specific term, refer to the Schedule of Classes

ECPY 755. Counselor Supervision3 Units

Prerequisite(s): MS in counseling or related field, or consent of instructor for non-majors.

Description: Theory, techniques and research in the area of counselor supervision.

For class offerings for a specific term, refer to the Schedule of Classes

ECPY 761. Program Development & Evaluation in Student Affairs3 Units

Prerequisite(s): Consent of instructor.

Description: Methodologies of developing student affairs programs. Needs assessment through summative evaluations.

For class offerings for a specific term, refer to the Schedule of Classes

ECPY 762. Training of College Student Personnel Paraprofessionals3 Units

Prerequisite(s): ECPY 629, ECPY 650, and ELFH 682.

Description: Basic training program for paraprofessionals who work in such traditional settings as residence halls, tutorials, peer advisors and counselors, orientation leaders, other positions where students are providing direct service to other students. Includes experience in a supervised laboratory setting.

For class offerings for a specific term, refer to the Schedule of Classes

ECPY 763. Services for Adult and Commuting Students3 Units

Prerequisite(s): ECPY 661.

Description: Examines the needs of adult and commuting students in post-secondary institutions, how those needs differ from those of residential students and address means of accommodating those needs.

For class offerings for a specific term, refer to the Schedule of Classes

ECPY 764. Structural Equation Modeling3 Units

Description: This course focuses on basic concepts, applications, and interpretations of structural equation models. Students should have a thorough understanding of multiple regression analysis. Exposure to EFA and ANOVA is recommended.

Note: Cross-listed with ELFH 764 and EDAP 764.

For class offerings for a specific term, refer to the Schedule of Classes

ECPY 765. Hierarchical Linear Modeling3 Units

Description: This course focuses on the analysis and interpretation of organizational and longitudinal data using hierarchical linear modeling. Students taking this course should have a strong background in multiple regression.

Note: Cross-listed with ELFH 765 and EDAP 765.

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ECPY 775. Biological Bases of Behavior3 Units

Prerequisite(s): ECPY 621 or consent of instructor.

Description: The study of biological bases for behavior including physiological and neurological structure, medical procedures, trauma, psychotropic and illicit and licit drugs.

For class offerings for a specific term, refer to the Schedule of Classes

ECPY 780. Advanced Practicum in Counseling1-9 Units

Prerequisite(s): Master's degree or its equivalent in counseling or student personnel work, including a previous practicum; or consent of instructor for non-majors.

Description: Student must make application for this course in advance of actual enrollment (e.g., a student wishing to take practicum during the summer should apply the preceding fall term). Supervised experience in counseling and/or student personnel work.

For class offerings for a specific term, refer to the Schedule of Classes

ECPY 781. Field Study in Counseling1-9 Units

Prerequisite(s): Admission to postmasters programs.

Description: Field observation or experience.

For class offerings for a specific term, refer to the Schedule of Classes

ECPY 782. Doctoral Internship1-6 Units

Grading Basis: Pass/Fail

Prerequisite(s): Doctoral students in counseling and student personnel or consent of instructor.

Description: Provides on-the-job supervised learning experience for doctoral students in Counseling and Personnel Services. A prospectus describing in concise detail the internship duties must be submitted the semester before the internship begins. May be repeated for up to 12 semester hours of credit.

For class offerings for a specific term, refer to the Schedule of Classes

ECPY 789. Advanced Research Design3 Units

Term Typically Offered: Spring Only

Prerequisite(s): ELFH 701, and either ELFH 600 or EDAP 639, or permission of instructor.

Description: Discussion of quantitative research methods and their application to the design of a study. Emphasis on designs for causal inferences about the effects of an intervention on outcomes variables, especially quasi-experimental designs.

Note: Cross-listed with EDAP 789, ELFH 789, HSS 789.

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ECPY 793. Doctoral Seminar in Educational and Counseling Psychology1-3 Units

Prerequisite(s): Admission to doctoral study.

Description: Analysis of current issues and research in the field of counseling.

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ECPY 794. Doctoral Seminar in Counseling and Student Personnel3 Units

Prerequisite(s): Admission to doctoral study.

Description: Analysis of current issues and research in the field of counseling.

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ECPY 795. Doctoral Research1-15 Units

Prerequisite(s): Completion of coursework for PhD program or successful completion of comprehensive examinations.

Description: Doctoral students must register for the course by using the departmental prefix, corresponding to their dissertation chair.

Note: Cross-listed with EDSP 795 and ELFH 795.

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ECPY 796. Research Literature1-6 Units

Description: For advanced graduate students only. Consent of instructor and department chair required.

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ECPY 797. Internship in Educational Psychology, Measurement, and Evaluation3 Units

Prerequisite(s): Admission to doctoral study.

Description: This course will provide students with an opportunity to work in an applied educational research setting, conducting research on a variety of topics as needed by practicum site.

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ECPY 798. Field Study2 Units

Description: For EdS candidates only.

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ECPY 799. Professional Paper1-5 Units

Description: For EdS candidates only. To provide course credit for the EdS candidate in completing the required independent professional project.

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