Counseling psychology is the area in psychology that focuses on promoting and improving personal well-being. Counseling psychologists help clients identify goals, make adjustments and overcome obstacles related to emotional, social, professional, educational, developmental, or health-related issues. Alabama A&M's program in Counseling meets all academic requirements for licensure by the Counseling Board to become a licensed professional counselor. Graduates are eligible to sit for the examination.
PSY 502 Desc. & Infer. Behavioral Statistics
PSY 514 Adv. Developmental Psychology
PSY 555 Personality Theory
PSY 556 Group Dynamics
PSY 558 Use & Interpretation of Tests
PSY 559 Counseling Techniques
PSY 560 Occupational Psychology
PSY 585 Research in Psychology
PSY 592 Professional Orientation/Issues
PSY 595 Counseling Diverse Populations
PSY 597 Counseling Practicum
PSY 620 Counseling Internship I
PSY 621 Counseling Internship II
Electives 9 hours
Comprehensive exam or thesis option
Total credit hours are 48 hours.
PLEASE NOTE: Each course is 3 credit hours. All required courses must be completed before any internship.