Community Public Health
Concentration Requirement

(60 credits)

1. Core Courses (45 credits)

  • PY 500 Educational and Career Counseling, Mental Health Counseling
  • PY 516 Human Development: Life Span
  • PY 521 Research Design, Methods and Evaluation
  • PY 570 Professional Issues in Counseling
  • PY 572 Concepts of Mental Health and Mental Illness
  • PY 574 Clinical Psychopharmacology
  • PY 586 Theories and Techniques of Counseling
  • PY 610 Group Counseling
  • PY 620 Advanced Counseling Techniques
  • PY 625 Psychological Testing
  • PY 688 Cultural Bases of Counseling
  • PY 630B Internship (6 credits, 300 hours)
  • PY 631B Internship (6 credits, 300 hours)

2. Concentration courses (15 credits)

  • PBH 501 Social Determinants of Health and Disease
  • PBH 530 Theories and Principles of Health Behavior and Health Education
  • PBH 600 Introduction to Epidemiology
  • PBH 630 Program Planning and Evaluation for Health Professionals

One elective approved by the administrators of the program.

3. PY 587 Practicum (non-credit)

A non-credit Practicum experience consisting of at least 100 hours of documented, supervised counseling experience in an approved setting is required before the student is permitted to enroll in internship.

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