CLG Courses

CLG199 - Independent Study (1 to 15 cr.)

Project individually arranged by student and faculty sponsor. Requires completion of the Independent Study form and approval by the Faculty Sponsor, Academic Advisor, Department Chair and Academic Dean.

CLG210 - Understanding Leaders and Leadership (3 cr.)

Exploration of general leadership concepts, personal skills development, leadership in organizations and contemporary leadership issues. (Fall - Spring).

CLG220 - Community Service, Social Reflection and Leadership (3 cr.)

Exploration of leadership concepts related to societal issues, volunteerism and meaningful service to others. (Spring).

CLG299 - Independent Study (1 to 15 cr.)

Project individually arranged by student and faculty sponsor. Requires completion of the Independent Study form and approval by the Faculty Sponsor, Academic Advisor, Department Chair and Academic Dean.

CLG310 - Peer Education (3 cr.)

Designed to train students as peer educators by exploring leadership, communication skills and relevant developmental issues. Students will plan, deliver and evaluate educational workshops for a diverse campus community. (Fall/Spring).

CLG311 - Applied Peer Education (1 to 3 cr.)

This course is designed to assist trained peer educations with applying skills of leadership, communication, and health knowledge relevant to young adults. Students will be expected to plan, implement, and evaluate educational programs for a diverse campus community. (Spring). Prerequisite: CLG310.

CLG399 - Independent Study (1 to 15 cr.)

Project individually arranged by student and faculty sponsor. Requires completion of the Independent Study form and approval by the Faculty Sponsor, Academic Advisor, Department Chair and Academic Dean.

CLG402 - Introduction to Counseling Techniques (3 cr.)

Theories and skills of counseling applied to the resolution of personal, educational and vocational problems of clients, with emphasis on interpersonal factors characterizing the counseling interaction. (Fall - Spring). Prerequisites: junior standing, preference granted to HDF majors

CLG403 - Applied Counseling Techniques (3 cr.)

An overview of the application of the most widely used counseling techniques for a variety of settings and clients. (Spring). Prerequisites: junior standing, POI, preference given to HDF majors.

CLG426 - Special Topics in Counseling (1 to 3 cr.)

Selected topics of special and/or emerging concern to students interested in entering the school, student affairs, or clinical mental health counseling fields. (As needed).

CLG499 - Independent Study (1 to 15 cr.)

Project individually arranged by student and faculty sponsor. Requires completion of the Independent Study form and approval by the Faculty Sponsor, Academic Advisor, Department Chair and Academic Dean.

CLG501 - Life Span Development (3 cr.)

Perspectives on the major psychological and socio-cultural issues in human development from birth through advanced age, with an emphasis on theory and applications in counseling. (Fall/Winter/Spring/Summer). Prerequisite: Mental Health Counseling, School Counselor, or Student Affairs Counseling majors only.

CLG502 - Career Development Counseling in Schools (3 cr.)

Applications of career and lifestyle development theory, public policy, and resources to counseling and programmatic interventions in PK-12 schools. Emphasis on interventions and developmental approaches with individuals and groups to foster career/lifestyle exploration, self-assessment, choice, decision-making, and transitions. (Fall). Corequisites: CLG510 or CLG513 or CLG540. Prerequisite: majors only.

CLG503 - Theories of Counseling (3 cr.)

Survey of theoretical orientations of the counseling profession, including relevant research and factors considered in applications. (Fall/Spring). Liberal arts. Prerequisites: majors only or POI.

CLG505 - Counseling Relationships and Skills (3 cr.)

Experiential learning of basic counseling processes and skills with an emphasis on counselor understanding of his/her own and client characteristics that influence helping processes. (Fall/Spring). Liberal arts. Corequisite: CLG503. Prerequisite(s): majors only.

CLG506 - Student Affairs Practice (3 cr.)

History, philosophy, purpose and functions of student affairs in varied higher education settings. Student affairs services, issues, problems, and models for designing, implementing, managing, and evaluating student affairs programs. (Fall). Liberal arts.

CLG507 - Ethical Practice and Professional Orientation to Counseling (3 cr.)

Aspects of professional functioning, including analysis of ethical standards, decision-making, history and philosophy, professional roles, functions, and self-care, credentialing, supervision, and current issues in the counseling profession. (Fall/Summer). Prerequisite: Mental Health Counseling, School Counselor, or Student Affairs Counseling majors only.

CLG509 - Assessment in Counseling (3 cr.)

An overview of various psychological tests and inventories that are used by counselors in mental health, community, school, and student affairs settings. Review of statistical concepts for test selection, evaluation and interpretation. (Fall). Liberal arts. Prerequisite: Majors Only or POI.

CLG510 - Professional School Counseling (3 cr.)

Through lecture, in-class activities, and out-of-class activities, students will explore the role of the professional school counselor. Students will focus on learning the essential services of a comprehensive developmental school counseling program along the dimensions of academic, career, and personal/social development. (Fall/Spring). Prerequisite: Majors only or POI.

CLG511 - Leadership and Advocacy in School Counseling (3 cr.)

This course will expose students to a variety of critical issues in school settings. Through experiential activities and research, school counselors in training will be required to create prevention and intervention strategies consistent with the developmental comprehensive school counseling program model. (Spring). Prerequisite: CLG510.

CLG512 - Pre-Practicum (3 cr.)

Experiential learning of counseling processes and skills with emphasis on counselor understanding of own and client cultural characteristics that influence helping processes; client case conceptualization and treatment planning; suicide assessment, prevention, treatment, and postvention; and counseling responses to crisis, disaster, and trauma. (Fall - Spring). Corequisite: CLG545. Prerequisites: CLG503 and CLG505.

CLG513 - Counseling Practicum (3 cr.)

This course is designed as a field clinical practicum for counselor education graduate students across all programs. Focus is on the theoretical and practical aspects of clinical training. Course promotes further counseling knowledge and skills, and counselor development through the supervised practice of individual and group counseling. (Fall/Spring). Prerequisites: Majors only; CLG505, CLG509, CLG517, CLG527 (for all counselor candidates); and CLG510 and CLG536 (for school counselor candidates) and CLG539 and CLG547 (for clinical mental health candidates); faculty approval.

CLG514 - Advanced Practicum (2 to 3 cr.)

Advanced supervised experience in counseling focusing on increasing the student's counseling effectiveness in diverse individual and group counseling situations. (Fall/Spring). Prerequisites: CLG 513 and POI.

CLG516 - Psychopathology of Children and Adolescents (3 cr.)

Symptoms, behavioral dysfunctions, and maladaptive responses associated with mental disorders in children and adolescents. Focus on counselor's role in effectively assessing, treating, and providing related services to children and adolescents experiencing mental disorders. (Fall/Spring). Prerequisites: Mental Health Counseling, School Counseling, or Student Affairs Counseling majors only.

CLG517 - Group Counseling (3 cr.)

This course is designed as an introduction to group work and will provide both theoretical and experiential understandings of group counseling methods and types of groups utilized in counseling. Course will cover group purpose, process and practice including group ethics, development, dynamics, theories, intervention methods and skills, and awareness of other group approaches in a multicultural society. (Fall/Spring). Liberal arts. Prerequisites: majors only; CLG 505.

CLG519 - Substance Abuse Counseling (3 cr.)

Substance abuse counseling assessment, treatment planning, treatment and prevention practices. Includes a study of drugs of abuse, dependence, substance-induced disorders, patterns of abuse and recovery, and risks and challenges within prevention, treatment and recovery contexts. (Fall/Spring/Summer). Prerequisite: Counselor Education major; POI.

CLG522 - College Students and Environments (3 cr.)

College students' attitudes, characteristics, developmental processes, needs, and issues affecting development and functioning. Environmental considerations and impact; models for successful learning environments. (Spring).

CLG523 - Introduction to Couples and Family Counseling (3 cr.)

This course serves as an introduction to the origins and development of conceptual approaches for counseling couples and families. There is an emphasis on theories, counselor skills, and techniques for providing family therapy. Experiential learning is a large component of this course and students engage in a variety of activities to practice the materials being studied. Involvement, application, and professionals are organizing themes in the course, as well as key components and expectations in student performance. (Fall).

CLG526 - Special Topics in Counseling (0 to 3 cr.)

Selected problems of special concern to counselors. (Fall/Winter/Spring/Summer).

CLG527 - Career Development Counseling (3 cr.)

Career development theories and lifespan development. Applications of theory to counseling and programmatic intervention with individuals and groups to foster career/ lifestyle exploration, self-assessment, choice, adjustment, and transitions. (Spring). Liberal arts. Prerequisite: majors only or POI.

CLG535 - Facilitating College Student Development (3 cr.)

Application of college student development principles in undergraduate learning environments. (Fall). Liberal arts. Prerequisite: CLG522.

CLG536 - Counseling Children and Adolescents (3 cr.)

An overview of developmental/theoretical models and strategies for responding both individually and contextually to the needs of children and adolescents experiencing emotional and/or behavioral problems. (Spring). Prerequisite: Majors Only or POI.

CLG537 - Gender Related Issues in Counseling (3 cr.)

Problems and issues related to gender which are frequently encountered by counselors and clients, with identification of counseling approaches applicable to these issues.

CLG539 - Clinical Mental Health Counseling and Consultation (3 cr.)

Historical foundations of the clinical mental health and community counseling movements, types of counseling agencies and services, counselor roles, program procedures, organizational structures, report writing, recordkeeping, and counseling practice in clinical mental health and community counseling agencies. (Spring). Prerequisites: majors only or POI.

CLG540 - Internship: School (3 to 6 cr.)

Practical applications of the theories and techniques of school counseling, emphasizing the development of proficiency in the counseling process obtained through practice under supervision. May be a repeated for a total of six credits.(Fall/Spring). Liberal arts. Prerequisites: School Counseling majors only; all non-elective program requirements, except CLG554.

CLG541 - Internship: Mental Health Counseling (3 to 9 cr.)

Practical applications of the theories and techniques of mental health counseling, emphasizing the development of proficiency in the counseling process obtained through practice under clinical supervision. May be repeated for a total of nine credits. (Fall/Spring/Summer). Liberal arts. Prerequisites: Mental Health Counseling majors only; all non-elective program requirements, except CLG554.

CLG542 - Internship: Student Affairs Counseling (3 to 6 cr.)

Practical applications of the theories and techniques of student affairs counseling and professional practice, emphasizing the development of proficiency in the counseling process obtained through practice under clinical supervision. May be repeated for a total of six credits. (Fall/Spring). Liberal arts. Prerequisites: Student Affairs Counseling majors only; all non-elective program requirements, except CLG554.

CLG545 - Cultural Contexts of Counseling (3 cr.)

The cultural contexts of counseling in a multicultural and diverse world are studied. Such factors as culture, ethnicity, nationality, age, race, gender, sexual orientation, mental and physical characteristics, ability, education, family values, religious and spritual values, socioeconomic status, and unique characteristics or individuals, couples, families, ethnic groups, and communities are considered. Focus is on development of cultural competencies based on awareness and knowledge about self and others as cultural beings, as well as culturally sensitive application of counseling skills. (Fall/Spring). Liberal arts. Corequisite: CLG512. Prerequisites: CLG503, CLG505.

CLG547 - Psychopathology and Clinical Mental Health Counseling (3 cr.)

Symptoms, behavioral dysfunctions and maladaptive responses associated with mental disorders. Focus on counselor's role in effectively assessing, treating and providing related services to individuals experiencing mental disorders. (Fall/Spring). Corequisite: CLG505.

CLG548 - Psychopharmacology in Clinical Mental Health Counseling (3 cr.)

Course examines psychopharmacology as it relates to the practice of clinical mental health counseling from four perspectives: physiological; intrapsychic; social; and cultural. Students will develop knowledge and skills in monitoring the needs and effects of psychoactive medications, scope of practice applications, use of clinical practice/research software and non-electronic aids, and case documentation for clinical standards and managed care reimbursement. (Fall/Spring/Summer). Prerequisites: CLG513, CLG547.

CLG550 - Leadership and Administration in Student Affairs (3 cr.)

Models of leadership and management in higher education settings. Overview of business practices in higher education settings. (Spring).

CLG554 - Research Design & Methods (3 cr.)

Counseling research, program evaluation, and needs assessment methods and design. (Spring). Prerequisite: Majors Only or POI.

CLG556 - Counseling Research and Evaluation Practicum (3 cr.)

Practicum in research and evaluation applied to counseling and prevention topics. (Fall/Spring). Prerequisites: POI, majors only.

CLG599 - Independent Study (1 to 15 cr.)

Project individually arranged by student and faculty sponsor. Requires completion of the Independent Study form and approval by the Faculty Sponsor, Academic Advisor, Department Chair and Academic Dean.

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Alphabetical Listing of Curriculum Descriptions by Course Subject

A

  • Africana Studies = AAS
  • Accounting = ACC
  • Anthropology = ANT
  • Arabic = ARA
  • Art = ART
  • Asian Studies = ASI
  • Astronomy = AST

B

  • Biology = BIO
  • Business = BUS

C

  • Canadian Studies = CAS
  • Communications Disorders & Sciences = CDS
  • Consumer Economics Management = CEM
  • Chemistry = CHE
  • Counseling = CLG
  • Career Life Planning = CLP
  • Communication Studies = CMM
  • Computer Science = CSC
  • Criminal Justice = CRI

E

  • Economics = ECO
  • Education = EDU
  • Education - Administration = EDA
  • Education - Mathematics = EDM
  • Education - Reading = EDR
  • Education - Special = EDS
  • English = ENG
  • Environmental Science = ENV
  • English as a Second Language = ESL
  • Expeditionary Studies = EXP

F

  • Finance = FIN
  • Foreign Languages & Literature = FLL
  • French = FRE
  • Freshman Seminar = FRS
  • Freshman Experience = FRX

G

  • Geography = GEG
  • Gender & Women's Studies = GWS
  • Geology = GEL
  • German = GER

H

  • Health Education = HED
  • History = HIS
  • Honors = HON
  • Hotel, Restaurant, & Tourism Management = HRT
  • Human Development and Family Relations = HDF

I

  • Interdisciplinary Studies = INT
  • Italian = ITA

J

  • Journalism = JOU

L

  • Latin American Studies = LAS
  • Latin = LAT
  • Leadership = MLS
  • Library Skills = LIB
  • Language & Linguistics = LIN

M

  • Mathematics = MAT
  • Meteorology = MET
  • Military Studies = MTS
  • Management & International Business = MGM
  • Marketing & Entrepreneurship = MKE
  • Minority Studies = MNS
  • Music = MUS

N

  • Nursing = NUR
  • Nutrition = FNI

P

  • Physical Education = PED
  • Philosophy = PHI
  • Physics = PHY
  • Portuguese = POR
  • Political Science = PSC
  • Psychology = PSY

R

  • Reading = RDG
  • Recreation = REC
  • Russian = RUS

S

  • Science & Society = SCI
  • Sociology = SOC
  • Spanish = SPA
  • Social Work = SWK

T

  • Theatre = THE
  • Tutor Training = TTR