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New Mexico State University

2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog


DEGREE: Bachelor of Science

MAJOR: Counseling and Community Psychology

The BS in Counseling and Community Psychology (CCP) prepares students to work at the bachelor's level with a focus on: case management, interpersonal skills, understanding human behavior, multicultural awareness, awareness of mental health issues and licensure as a substance abuse counselor. The Counseling and Community Psychology undergraduate major prepares students for graduate school in order to become practitioners in the field of psychology with an additional focus on research and graduate psychology practice opportunities.

Degree Requirements

General Education courses (39 credit hours)

Core Courses for BS in CPP are as follows (51 credits)

C EP 210Educational Psychology

3 cr.

C EP 215The Preschool Child

3 cr.

C EP 240Adolescence in School Settings

3 cr.

C EP 298Exploration of Counseling & Community Psychology

3 cr.

C EP 300VHuman Relations Training

3 cr.

C EP 320Sex Roles in Education

3 cr.

C EP 420Introduction of Mindfulness Practice

3 cr.

C EP 451VIntroduction to Counseling

3 cr.

C EP 455Addictions Prevention and Recovery

3 cr.

C EP 461Family Guidance

3 cr.

C EP 495Psychology, Multiculturalism and Counseling

3 cr.

C EP 498Internship in Counseling & Community Psychology

1-6 cr.

C J 416Global Perspectives on Youth and Drug Use

3 cr.

FCS 383Parenting and Child Guidance

3 cr.

PHIL 223GEthics

3 cr.

 

FCSC 400Research Methods in Family and Consumer Sciences

3 cr.

or

PSY 310Experimental Methods

4 cr. (2+4P)

General Elective to meet 120 minimum credit hours for the Bachelor degree (minimum of 24 credits required). General electives are selected from required electives options.

Minimum Credits for Degree= 120 credits

Minimum Upper Division Required (300+)=48 credits