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PLAN OF STUDY FOR

EDUCATION SPECIALIST DEGREE IN COUNSELING


Shared Auburn University Montgomery / Alabama State University
Program Checklist – Certification Option

Name_____________________________________________________SSN___________________________Date_____________________________
Address_______________________________________________________________________________________Phone______________________
Current Cert: Area__________________________ Class______________________ State____________ Verification__________________________
Teaching Experience_________________________________________________________ Verification______________________________________
Advisor________________________________________________________ Evaluated by________________________________________________
ECED prefix = AUM courses EDU prefix = ASU course
Instructional Support DESCRIPTION SEM COMPLETION GRADE OFFERED PREREQUISITE
Area (15 semester hrs.) HRS. DATE
EDE 507 or Counseling Diverse 3
ECED 6270 Populations
Counseling Diverse 3
Populations
ECED 6130 Play Therapy I 3
EDU 538 or Elementary School Counseling 3
ECED 6340 Elementary School Counseling
EDU 530 Family Counseling 3
ECED 6600 Supervision in Counseling 3
ECED 8982 Comprehensive exam (AUM
students only). ASU students
register with graduate studies 0

Substitutes for required courses already taken must be approved by advisor


Internship (3-6) semester hrs
EDU 615 or Adv. Internship in Counseling 3
ECED 6926 Adv. Internship in Counseling I 3
*ECED 6927 Adv. Internship in Counseling II 3

Research in Education, Problem Analysis Project (9-semester hrs required)


EDU 614 Topical Seminar in Counseling 3
ECED 6560 Res. & Eval. In Counseling 3
Programs
EDU 628 Res. In School & Agency 3
Counseling
EDU 696/697 Thesis I & II (Thesis I may 6
substitute for EDU 628 and
Thesis II for one elective
ECED 7992 Thesis (may substitute for EDU 3-6
628 and one elective)
Elective Related Course (6 semester hrs. required)
EDU 614 DSM-IV 3
EDU 612 Stanford Binet Intelligence Scale 3
EDU 613 or Wechsier Intelligence Scales 3
PSY 6273 Individual Intelligence Testing 4
ECED 6230 Ethical & Legal Issues in 3
Counseling
ECED 6320 Consultation & Prog. Plan 3
ECED 6952 Seminar in Counseling 3
ECED 6140 Play Therapy II 3

ECED 6902 Studies in Education 3


ECED 6923 Internship in Group Leadership 3
ECED 6213 Computer Based Ins. Tech 3
EDU 575/576 Cur. & Emer. Inst. Tech 3
Or other approved electives

Survey of Special Education (required only if no previous course in exceptionalities, graduate or undergraduate)
SED 500 or Exceptional Students 3
ESPE 6100 Students with Special Needs 0- 3
Total Hours = 33 Semester Hours – minimum requirements
*Students who graduated from a master’s program requiring fewer than 700 hours practicum/internship must take two-advance internships.
9-19-09