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Womack Family                                                  Requirements for the Specialist in Education
                                                               Candidate must

Educational                                                    1. hold a master’s degree.
                                                               2. complete a minimum of 30 semester hours with a mini­
                                                                  mum of 15 at the 7000 level.

Leadership                                                     3. have teacher licensure. The licensure requirements will
                                                                  be waived for the higher education specialization and

Department
                                                                  other special circumstances.
                                                               4. be admitted by Educational Leadership Graduate Admis­
                                                                  sions Board prior to the completion of the first semester
                                                                  of coursework.
                                                               5. file a degree plan with the Graduate Office prior to the
James O. Huffman, Chair                                           completion of 21 hours.
Jones Hall 323                                                 6. successfully complete a written comprehensive exam­
                                                                  ination or oral presentation of research project during
The Womack Family Educational Leadership Depart­                  the semester of graduation (exam may be retaken once
ment offers the Specialist in Education degree (Ed.S.)            during a subsequent semester).
with majors in Administration and Supervision and
Curriculum and Instruction, and the Master of Educa­           Administration and Supervision Major (Ed.S.)
tion degree(M.Ed.) with majors in Administration and           Required Courses (9-12 semester hours)
Supervision, Curriculum and Instruction and Professional       SPSE      7200 Administrative Behavior: Theory into Practice
                                                               FOED 7060 Seminar in Educational Foundations
Counseling.                                                    and
The Ed.S. in Administration and Supervision offers spe­        Each student will select either the research path (SPSE 7010 and FOED
                                                               7610) or the practicum path (SPSE 7190)
cializations in K–12 public schools and higher educa­          Specialized Core (12 semester hours) with at least 3 hours at the 7000
tion. The Ed.S. Curriculum and Instruction major offers        level; selected with an advisor
specializations in technology and curriculum design            Electives (6 semester hours) selected with advisor
andculture, cognition, and the learning process.
                                                               Specialization: Instructional Leader Licensure Program
The M.Ed. in Administration and Supervision offers a           (K–12 Tennessee Administrator License)
concentration in Library Science and specializations in        Note: This coursework meets program licensure requirements only.
K–12 public schools, nonlicensure, and higher educa­           Students in the program must also take the SLLA Praxis examination
                                                               to complete state licensure requirements. The program is offered only
tion. The M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction offers a         in the off­campus cohort format. For further information, contact the
concentration in English as a Second Language and a spe­       departmental office PRIOR to starting the program.
cialization for the professional education coursework for      Required Courses (33 semester hours)
teacher licensure (Secondary Education Licensure Path).        FOED 6030 School and Community Relations
                                                               FOED 7060 Seminar in Educational Foundations
The M.Ed. in Professional Counseling offers concentra­         SPSE   6010 Organization and Administration of Public Schools
tions in School Counseling and Mental Health Counseling.       SPSE   7150 Curriculum Study and Instructional Design
                                                               SPSE   6390 School Law
Normally, for admission to the specialist’s or master’s pro­   SPSE   7010 Educational Research Methodology
grams, a satisfactory score on the Miller Analogies Test,      SPSE   7040 Seminar in Supervision
the Graduate Record Exam, or the Praxis II (Principles         SPSE   6050 Instructional Leadership
                                                               SPSE   6340 School Finance
of Learning and Teaching) or a valid Tennessee teacher         SPSE   7200 Administrative Behavior: Theory into Practice
license is required.                                           FOED 7610 Directed Individual Educational Research

Applicants for the Ed.S. and M.Ed. degrees should              Administration and Supervision Major (Ed.S.)
submit a completed application, transcripts, three refer­      Specialization: Higher Education
ence forms, and verification of test scores or a copy of
                                                               Required Courses (12 semester hours)
the teaching license to the Graduate Office. Once the          SPSE      7200 Administrative Behavior: Theory into Practice
completed file is received in the department, an advisor       FOED 7060 Seminar in Educational Foundations
is assigned and the file is reviewed by the Educational        and
Leadership Graduate coordinators. Students should con­         Each student will select either the research path (SPSE 7010 and FOED
                                                               7610) or the practicum path (SPSE 7190)
sult an advisor to determine what courses to schedule          Specialized Core (12 semester hours) with at least 3 hours at the 7000
each semester.                                                 level; selected with an advisor
                                                               Electives (6 semester hours) selected with advisor
Students pursuing an M.Ed. or Ed.S. degree must be fully
admitted to the program prior to the completion of their
initial semester of coursework.
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Curriculum and Instruction Major (Ed.S.)                                 Administration and Supervision Major (M.Ed.)
Required Courses (12 semester hours)                                     Specialization: K-12 Public School
SPSE      7130 The Curriculum: Structures and Functions                  Students must be admitted to the program prior to the
FOED 7060 Seminar in Educational Foundations                             completion of the first semester. Completion of this program
and                                                                      will meet course requirements for Tennessee administration
Each student will select either the research path (SPSE 7010 and FOED    licensure. Additional state requirements must be met. In ad­
7610) or the practicum path (SPSE 7190)                                  dition to completion of courses, students must pass the SLLA
Specialized Core (12 semester hours) with at least 3 hours at the 7000
level; selected with an advisor                                          Praxis Examination to complete state licensure requirements.
                                                                         The program is offered only in the off campus cohort format.
Electives (6 semester hours) selected with an advisor
                                                                         For further information contact the Departmental Office prior
                                                                         to starting the program.
Online Curriculum and Instruction Major (Ed.S.)
Specialization: Culture, Cognition, and the Learning Process             Required Courses (33 semester hours)
Teacher licensure is not required for the specialization in              FOED 6020 Educational Foundations
Culture, Cognition, and the Learning Process. Instead, candi­            FOED 6030 School and Community Relations
                                                                         SPSE   6010 Organization and Administration of Public Schools
dates must meet testing requirements as outlined by Graduate             SPSE   6040 Supervision of Instruction
Studies for admission to the specialization (a GRE or MAT test           SPSE   6050 Instructional Leadership
score). Thesis required.                                                 SPSE   6340 School Finance
                                                                         SPSE   6390 School Law
Required Courses (15 semester hours), Online Course Rotation Schedule
                                                                         SPSE   6400 The Principalship
FOED 7060 Seminar in Educational Foundations, Fall
                                                                         SPSE   6430 Introduction to Curriculum Development
SPSE     7020 Classroom Management: Methods and Models, Summer
                                                                         SPSE   6550 Supervised Field Experience
SPSE     7170 Learning Theories and the Educational Process, Summer
                                                                         SPSE   6560 Studies in Education: Supervision
SPSE     7010* Educational Research Methodology, Fall
FOED 7610 Directed Individual Educational Research, Spring
*Note: SPSE 7010 is a prerequisite to FOED 7610                          Administration and Supervision Major (M.Ed.)
Specialized Core (12 semester hours), Online Course Rotation Schedule    Nonlicensure Program
SPSE     7710 History and Social Contexts of Multicultural
               Education, Fall                                           Required Courses (33 semester hours)
SPSE     7720 Brain­Based Teaching and Learning in the Classroom,        SPSE     6010 Organization and Administration of Public Schools
               Spring                                                    FOED 6020 Educational Foundations
SPSE     7730 Human Diversity in a Variety of Learning Environments      FOED 6030 School and Community Relations
               Spring                                                    SPSE     6040 Supervision of Instruction
SPSE     7080 Contributions of Psychology to Education, Summer           SPSE     6390 School law
Elective: Choose 1 three-hour course (3 semester hours)                  SPSE     6430 Introduction to Curriculum Development
SPSE     6810 English Grammar for the ESL Classroom, Fall                FOED 6610 Analysis and Application of Educational Research
FOED 6850 Cultural Issues in Education, Fall                             SPSE     6640 Microcomputers in the K­12 Educational Setting
FOED 6211 Educational Psychology for the Classroom Teacher, Spring       YOED 6680 Issues and Trends in Teaching and Learning
SPSE     6960 Integration Curriculum, Learning Theory and Technology,    SPSE 6250 Seminar in Curriculum Improvement
               Fall                                                      This is NOT a program for a Tennessee School Administrator license.
OR any other 6000/7000 education course approved by Dr. Young            Contact the Educational Leadership Department for more information.

                                                                         Administration and Supervision Major (M.Ed.)
Requirements for the Master of Education                                 Specialization: Higher Education
Candidate must                                                           Required Courses (STET semester hours)
1. hold a bachelor’s degree.                                             FOED 6020 Educational Foundations
2. complete 33 semester hours with no more than 30 percent               FOED 6610 Analysis and Application of Educational Research
   of the total degree hours dually listed as undergraduate/             SPSE   6080 Studies in Leadership
   graduate hours. (Students should refer to the appropriate             Specialized Core (STET semester hours)
   major for specific requirements.)                                     FOED 6580 The College Student
3. have teacher licensure. The licensure requirements will               SPSE    6530 Administration of Higher Education
   be waived for the higher education specialization and                 SPSE    6600 Microcomputers in Educational Administration
   other special circumstances.                                          SPSE    6210 Legal Issues in Higher Education
4. be admitted by Educational Leadership Graduate Admis­                 Electives (12 semester hours)
                                                                         To be selected with approval of advisor
   sions Board prior to completion of their initial semester
   of coursework.
                                                                         Administration and Supervision Major (M.Ed.)
5. file a degree plan with the Graduate Office prior to the
   completion of 21 credit hours.                                        Concentration: Library Science
6. successfully complete a written comprehensive exam­                   Students must be admitted to the program prior to the comple­
   ination during the semester of graduation (may be retaken             tion of their initial semester. Completion of this program will
   once during a subsequent semester).                                   meet course requirements for Tennessee endorsement as a
                                                                         library information specialist. Additional state requirements
                                                                         must be met for initial teacher licensure. Requirements for
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licensure should be checked in the Teacher Licensing Office,                 Required Courses (18 semester hours)
McWherter Learning Resources Center 170. For students seek­                  SPSE   6800 Language and Linguistics for ESL Teachers
                                                                             SPSE   6820 Second Language Acquisition: Theory and Research for
ing initial licensure (library only), a student teaching experience                       Teachers
(9 credits) is required in place of LIBS 6180 and 6190.                      SPSE   6830 Assessment and Evaluation of English Language Learners
                                                                             SPSE   6712 Fieldwork and Applied Research in ESL Classrooms
Please see the library science Web site at http://mtsu32.mtsu.edu:           YOED 6020 Literacy Instruction for ESL Learners
11485.                                                                       YOED 6030 Content Area Instruction for ESL Learners
Required Courses (33-39 semester hours)
LIBS   5150 Books, Media, and Literacy for Children
LIBS   5160 Books, Media, and Literacy for Young People                      Curriculum and Instruction Major (M.Ed.)
             and Adults                                                      Specialization: Secondary Education Licensure Path
LIBS   6110 School Library Administration
                                                                             Required Courses (9 semester hours)
LIBS   6120 Classification and Cataloging Media and Materials
                                                                             FOED 6020 Educational Foundations
LIBS   6130 Principles of Librarianship OR
                                                                             FOED 6610 Analysis and Application of Educational Research
 LIBS 6970 Web­Based Tools and the Curriculum
                                                                             SPSE    6430 Introduction to Curriculum Development
LIBS   6170 Basic Reference Materials
                                                                             Specialized Core (24-30 semester hours)
LIBS   6180 Library Science Practicum PreK­6
                                                                             SPSE    6480 Instructional Excellence in Secondary Schools
LIBS   6190 Library Science Practicum 7­12
                                                                             SPSE    6640 Microcomputers in the K­12 Educational Setting
LIBS   6200 School Library Media Center Skills and Issues
                                                                             YOED 6680 Issues and Trends in Teaching and Learning
LIBS   6960 Integration of Learning Theory, Curriculum,
                                                                             SPSE    6140 Teacher Leadership for School Improvement
             and Technology
                                                                             FOED 6630 Educational Tests and Measurement
FOED 6610 Analysis and Application of Educational Research
                                                                             SPED 6800 Exceptional Children and Youth
For students seeking initial teacher licensure, a student teaching experi­   READ 5460 Teaching Reading in the Content Area
ence (9 semester hours) is required.                                         YOED 5510 The Teaching Internship, Grades 7­12

Curriculum and Instruction Major (M.Ed.)
Students must be admitted to the program prior to the                        Professional Counseling Major
completion of 12 hours of coursework. The Curriculum and
                                                                             Concentration: Mental Health Counseling
Instruction program is designed to foster the development of
                                                                             The goal of the Mental Health concentration is to prepare stu­
teaching skills that result in increased pupil performance. By
                                                                             dents to provide professional counseling services to children,
analyzing curriculum choices and strategies, along with best
                                                                             adolescents, and their parents in mental health­related settings.
teaching practices, those who complete this program will be
                                                                             Students are trained to diagnose and treat select mental and
better equipped to provide an environment in which students
                                                                             emotional disorders and to promote optimal mental health.
engage in relevant and meaningful learning activities.
                                                                             A 100­hour combined practicum in a middle school setting
Required Courses (9 semester hours)                                          and the MTSU Psychological Services Center and a 900­hour
FOED 6020 Educational Foundations                                            internship in a mental health setting are required.
FOED 6610 Analysis and Application of Educational Research
SPSE   6430 Introduction to Curriculum Development                           Admissions
Specialized Core (18 semester hours)                                         Students apply separately to the College of Graduate Studies
YOED 6680 Issues and Trends in Teaching and Learning                         and Professional Counseling program. Admission to the Mental
SPSE    6140 Teacher Leadership for School Improvement                       Health Counseling program is not automatic for students meet­
SPSE    6250 Seminar in Curriculum Improvement                               ing minimum admission requirements. Admissions decisions
SPSE    6450 Elementary and Middle School Curriculum OR                      for the Mental Health Counseling program will be made after
 SPSE 6480 Instructional Excellence in Secondary Schools                     reviewing all materials and determining the applicant’s capac­
SPSE    6640 Microcomputers in the K­12 Educational Setting
FOED 6630 Educational Tests and Measurements
                                                                             ity, suitability, and preparation for graduate study in this area.
                                                                             Students are required to submit undergraduate transcripts,
Electives (6 semester hours)                                                 GRE scores, a supplemental application, and three recom­
To be selected with approval of advisor                                      mendation forms to be considered for program admission.
                                                                             The supplemental application and recommendation form can
Curriculum and Instruction Major (M.Ed.)                                     be found on the Professional Counseling Web site (www.mtsu
Concentration: English as a Second Language                                  .edu/psychology/prof_couns.shtml). Successful applicants
Core Courses (15 semester hours)                                             typically have demonstrated the following:
FOED 6022 Foundations, History, and Legal Aspects of ESL and                 1. Completion of an undergraduate major or minor in psy­
             Bilingual Education                                                   chology including courses in abnormal psychology and
FOED 6610 Analysis and Application of Educational Research                         statistics (with minimum grades of B in both courses).
FOED 6620 Action Research for Practitioner­Based Learning
                                                                                   Although an undergraduate course in research methods
             Environments
FOED 6870 Education and Digital Youth: Language Learning in a                      is not an admission requirement, it is a prerequisite for
             Participatory Culture                                                 PSY 6615.
SPSE   6430 Introduction to Curriculum Development                           2. A 3.0 or higher undergraduate grade point average.
                                                                             3. A combined GRE Verbal plus Quantitative score of at least
                                                                                   1000 with scores on both the Verbal and Quantitative
                                                                                   measures of the test above 400.
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4. Participation in an assessment center conducted by the               PSY   6615   Basic and Applied Research Methods in Psychology
   professional counseling faculty and practicing mental                PSY   6765   Diagnosis and Treatment Planning in Counseling
                                                                        PSY   6820   Family Therapy: Evaluation and Treatment Planning
   health counselors and school counselors within the first             PSY   6885   Play Therapy: Therapy and Practice
   12 hours of coursework with a positive recommendation                PSY   7520   Assessment and Treatment of Addictions
   from the evaluation team.
Application materials for Summer/Fall admission must be                 Concentration: School Counseling
submitted by March 1; October 1 is the deadline for Spring              The School Counseling concentration is developmental with
admission.                                                              a prevention/intervention focus. Students are required to
                                                                        complete a 100­hour practicum and two 300­hour intern­
Graduation Requirements                                                 ships in elementary and high school settings. An additional
Candidates must                                                         60 hours of school experience for persons not licensed to
1. demonstrate knowledge of the core areas of psychology                teach are also required. Students seeking Tennessee school
   by completing the following courses at either the under­             counseling licensure must obtain a positive recommendation
   graduate or graduate level prior to entering the Mental              from the professional counseling faculty at the end of their
   Health Counseling program or during enrollment in the                programs. Coursework completion is not a guarantee of the
   program (relevant courses offered at MTSU are listed in              recommendation for licensure.
   parentheses):
                                                                        Admissions Criteria
    a.   group measurement/testing (PSY 4260/5260);
    b.   abnormal psychology or personality (PSY 3230/5230);            Students apply separately to the College of Graduate Studies
    c.   learning or cognition (PSY 4040, 4480/5480, or 6190);          and Professional Counseling program. Admission to the
    d.   social or developmental (PSY 2210, 2300, 4190, 4210/5210,      School Counseling program is not automatic for students
         4610/5610, 6120, 6130, or 6410);                               meeting minimum admission requirements. Admissions
    e.   brain and behavior, sensation and perception, or research      decisions for the School Counseling Program will be made
         methods (PSY 3070/5070, 4780/5780, 4240/5240, or               after reviewing all materials and determining the applicant’s
         4030/5030).                                                    capacity, suitability, and preparation for graduate study in
2. complete 28 hours of core professional counseling courses            this area. Students are required to submit undergraduate
   and 33 hours of courses specific to mental health counsel­           transcripts, GRE scores, a supplemental application,
   ing (61 hours total). No more than 30 percent of the total           and three recommendation forms to be considered for
   number of hours may be dually listed (i.e., 5000­level               program admission. The supplemental application and
   meeting in conjunction with 4000 or 3000­level) courses;             recommendation form can be found on the Professional
3. successfully complete a written comprehensive examina­               Counseling Web site (www.mtsu.edu/~psych/counsel.
   tion prepared by the professional counseling faculty (may            htm.) Successful applicants typically have demonstrated the
   be taken no more than twice).                                        following:
Prerequisites/Corequisites:                                             1. completion of an undergraduate course in statistics;
PSY 3020 Basic Statistics for Behavioral Science with a minimum         2. a 3.0 or higher undergraduate grade point average;
              grade of B (or an equivalent undergraduate statistics     3. a combined GRE Verbal plus Quantitative score of at
              course taken at another accredited educational institu­        least 900 with scores on both the Verbal or Quantitative
              tion)
PSY 3230 Abnormal Psychology with a minimum grade of B (or an
                                                                             measures of the test above 400;
              equivalent undergraduate abnormal psychology course       4. participation in an assessment center conducted by the
              taken at another accredited educational institution)           Professional Counseling faculty and practicing mental
                                                                             health counselors and school counselors within the first
Professional Counseling Core Courses (28 hours; required of all
professional counseling students):
                                                                             12 hours of coursework with a positive recommendation
PSY 5260 Introduction to Psychological Testing                               from the evaluation team.
PSY 5470 Theories of Counseling
PSY 5720 Multicultural Perspectives in Psychology and Education         Application materials for Summer/Fall admission must be
PSY 6150 Career Counseling                                              submitted by March 1; October 1 is the deadline for Spring
PSY 6170 Group Counseling and Psychotherapy                             admission.
PSY 6180 Laboratory in Group Counseling and Psychotherapy
PSY 6230 Legal and Ethical Issues in Counseling
PSY 6260 Pre­Practicum in Counseling                                    Graduation Requirements
PSY 6270 Practicum in Counseling                                        Candidates must
PSY 6410 Development Across the Lifespan                                1. complete 28 hours of core professional counseling courses
                                                                           and 21 hours of school counseling courses (49 hours total).
Mental Health Counseling Courses (33 hours; required of mental             No more than 30 percent of the total number of hours
health counseling students)                                                may be dual listed (i.e., 5000­level meeting in conjunction
PSY 5655 Foundations of Mental Health Counseling
PSY 6020 Theories of Personality                                           with 4000­ or 3000­level) courses.
PSY 6080 Interventions with Children and Adolescents                    2. successfully complete a written comprehensive examina­
PSY 6400 Psychological Disorders of Children                               tion prepared by the professional counseling faculty (may
PSY 6540 Internship: Mental Health Counseling (two semesters,              be taken no more than twice).
              6 credits)
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Prerequisites/Corequisites:                                                   Minors
PSY 3020 Basic Statistics for Behavioral Science with a minimum
                                                                              A minor in Education consists of 12 semester hours selected
              grade of C (or an equivalent undergraduate statistics
              course taken at another accredited educational institu­         with the consent of the advisor. The Master of Arts in Teaching
              tion)                                                           and the Master of Science in Teaching degrees require a minor
ELED 5201 Observation and Participation: Grades 1­6 (with a mini­             in Education to be approved by the minor advisor.
              mum grade of B if not a licensed teacher)
Professional Counseling Core Courses (28 hours; required of all               Non-degree, “Plus 30,” and Add-on Endorsements
professional counseling students)                                             Students taking courses for licensure renewal, add­on en­
PSY 5260 Introduction to Psychological Testing                                dorsements, or “plus 30” upgrade on teacher licensure should
PSY 5470 Theories of Counseling                                               register as non­degree students. Students enrolling in 6000­
PSY 5720 Multicultural Perspectives in Psychology and Education               level courses must hold a bachelor’s degree, and students
PSY 6150 Career Counseling
PSY 6170 Group Counseling and Psychotherapy
                                                                              enrolling in 7000­level courses must hold a master’s degree.
PSY 6180 Laboratory in Group Counseling and Psychotherapy                     Non­degree­seeking students cannot register for 7000­level
PSY 6230 Legal and Ethical Issues in Counseling                               courses without departmental permission.
PSY 6260 Pre­Practicum in Counseling
PSY 6270 Practicum in Counseling
PSY 6410 Development Across the Lifespan                                      Courses in Foundations of Education [FOED]
School Counseling Courses (21 hours; required of school counseling            6020 Educational Foundations. Three credits. Assists educational per­
students)                                                                          sonnel in developing contexts and concepts in which educational
PSY 6160 Foundations of School Counseling                                          problems and issues may be understood through awareness of
PSY 6220 Organization and Administration of School Counseling                      findings in humanistic and behavioral studies.
             Services
PSY 6610 Introduction to Educational and Psychological Research               6022 Foundations, History, and Legal Aspects of ESL and Bilingual
PSY 6920 Internship: Secondary School Counseling (3 credits)                       Education. Three credits. Emphasizes the impact of history of
PSY 6930 Internship: Elementary School Counseling (3 credits)                      education in terms of legislation and education initiatives which
PSY 6890 Consultation                                                              target and address the needs of second language learners in public
                                                                                   school classrooms.
One of the following:
PSY 5250 Psychology of Exceptional Children                                   6030 School and Community Relations. Three credits. The recipro­
SPED 6800 Exceptional Children and Youth                                           cal relationship of the two and the skills necessary for analyzing
                                                                                   problems and utilizing data and technical skills in planning effective
School Counseling Candidates Seeking Tennessee School
                                                                                   school­community relations programs.
Counseling Licensure
All candidates seeking licensure as a school counselor in Tennessee must
                                                                              6211 Educational Psychology for Classroom Teachers. Three credits.
take and pass the Praxis II Specialty Area Test in School Guidance and
                                                                                   Examination of physical, social, emotional, and mental develop­
Counseling (per State Department of Education criteria). This test is taken
                                                                                   ment of humans from birth to maturity. Basic theories of learning
when the student is near the end of the master’s program.
                                                                                   including behaviorism, constructivism, and humanism plus theo­
                                                                                   ries of motivating and facilitating learning processes in classroom
                                                                                   settings.
Non-Degree-Seeking School Counseling Students
Students who hold a master’s degree in an area other than                     6520/ 7520 Problems of Evaluation in Higher Education. Three credits.
school counseling who seek to take classes to obtain licensure                      Introduction to testing theory, design, and construction. Use of
as a school counselor in Tennessee must be accepted into the                        the evaluation process and instruments; instructions, advising,
School Counseling program in order to do so. This admission                         and research situations.
is not automatic. Successful applicants have generally met the
same criteria as other School Counseling program applicants,                  6570/ 7570 Issues in Higher Education. Three credits. Higher educa­
                                                                                    tion in America and its historical, philosophical, political, and
as described above.                                                                 sociological background, development, and relationships. Current
These applicants should take the following steps:                                   trends and problems, particularly those relating to the financial
                                                                                    and legal aspects.
1. consult with the School Counseling program coordina­
    tor regarding what additional coursework is needed for                    6580/ 7580 The College Student. Three credits. The changing nature
    licensure;                                                                      of the college student with emphasis on institutional efforts to
2. apply to the College of Graduate Studies under the                               provide for the development of the student.
    category of “Addition of School Counseling License to
    Previous Master’s”;                                                       6610 Analysis and Application of Educational Research. Three credits.
                                                                                   Qualitative and quantitative research applicable to the field of
3. submit official copies of undergraduate and graduate tran­
                                                                                   education. Both producers and consumers of educational research
    scripts and GRE or MAT scores to the College of Graduate                       with a literature review presented to support possible solutions to
    Studies;                                                                       significant hypotheses or problems.
4. submit a supplemental application, three recommen­
    dation forms, and a resume to the School Counseling                       6620 Action Research for Practitioner-Based Learning Environments.
    program; and                                                                   Three credits. Examination of action research processes as related
5. attend the Assessment Center if invited to do so.                               and applied to practitioner­required and work­based settings.
                                                                                   Design and implementation of an IRB­approved action research
                                                                                   study related to a selected learning environment.
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6630 Educational Tests and Measurements. Three credits. Basic con­         5510 The Teaching Internship, Grades 7-12. Three to nine credits.
     cepts in educational measurement and evaluation; evaluation as             Directed field experience which will meet specific needs related
     a part of the teaching­learning process; utilization of evaluation         to individual needed competencies. Applicant must meet all
     for instructional improvement.                                             prerequisites for directed teaching.

6850 Cultural Issues in the Classroom. Three credits. Explores our         6020 Literacy Instruction for ESL Learners. Three credits. Analysis and
     unique American multiculture and fosters exploration of teaching           application of strategies, instructional methods, and techniques
     for diversity while promoting unity. Explores basic components of          appropriate for developing and implementing literacy instruction
     multicultural education and aids educators in developing aware­            for ESL learners in the classroom. Focus on research­based literacy
     ness, understanding, and sensitivity to the needes and interests           methods and standards­based instruction for varying levels of Eng­
     of ethnic and cultural groups.                                             lish proficiency and newly­arriving immigrant students. Fieldwork
                                                                                required.
6860 Education and the Digital Youth: Teaching and Learning in
     a Participatory Culture. Three credits. Examines the impact of        6030 Content Instruction for English Language Learners. Three cred­
     digital media and the current school­aged population of English            its. Focuses on analysis and application of strategies, instructional
     language learners. Emphasis on language learning and instruction           methods, and techniques appropriate for developing and imple­
     using a variety of online media, developing multiple literacies,           menting content­are instruction for ESL learners in the classroom.
     and designing appropriate language and content instruction using           Focus on state and nationally adopted models and methods for
     appropriate web tools.                                                     integrated language and standards­based content instruction.
                                                                                Fieldwork required.
6999/ 7999 Comprehensive Examination and Preparation. One
      credit. Open only to students who are not enrolled in any other      6100 Aviation Workshop. Four credits. (Same as AERO 6100.) A first
      graduate course and who will take the master’s comprehensive              course in aerospace education; provides an overview of aerospace
      examination during the term. The student must contact the gradu­          historically and in the future.
      ate advisor during the first two weeks of the term for specifics
      regarding the details of this comprehensive examination prepara­     6110- International Aerospace Education Seminar. Three credits each.
      tory course. Credit may not be applied to degree requirements.       6112 Acquaints teachers with aerospace implications on an international
                                                                                 scale. Outstanding international points of interest in six or more
7060 Seminar in Educational Foundations. Three credits. Opportuni­               countries visited. Offered in July Term of the summer.
     ties to think reflectively and critically on the historical, philo­         6110 Europe/Mideast
     sophical, and psychological foundations of education and atten­             6111 The Americas
     dant societal implications.                                                 6112 The Far East

7080 Contributions of Psychology to Education. Three credits. Psy­         6540 Problems in Aerospace Education. One, two, or three credits.
     chological foundations of teaching and learning. Topics include an         (Same as AERO 6540.) Content varies with needs of individual
     educator’s guide to the human brain; behaviorism, cognitivism,             students who are interested in making a specialized study of cur­
     and humanism learning theories; social and emotional develop­              rent problems in the field of aerospace education.
     ment and learning theory; motivation; and learning difficulties
     including learning and memory.                                        6680 Issues and Trends in Teaching and Learning. Three credits.
                                                                                Emphasis on examining current issues and trends in teaching and
7560 Seminar in College Teaching. Three credits. Development of the             learning.
     student with focus on teaching and learning.
                                                                           6700 Advanced Aviation Workshop. Four credits. (Same as AERO 6700.)
7610 Directed Individual Educational Research. Three credits. Pre­              Builds on prior experiences in aviation/aerospace. Essential for the
     requisite: SPSE 7010. It is recommended that this class be taken           prospective teacher of aerospace education courses at any level.
     the semester following enrollment in SPSE 7010. Culmination of
     research sequence which requires studying a professional educa­       6999 Comprehensive Examination and Preparation. One credit. Open
     tional problem or issue through completion of a research project.          only to students who are not enrolled in any other graduate course
                                                                                and who will take the master’s comprehensive examination during
7611 Research Internship. One to three credits. Prerequisite: FOED              the term. The student must contact the graduate advisor during
     7610. Must be taken each semester (not including summer) until             the first two weeks of the term for specifics regarding the details
     research is completed. Completion of the research problem begun            of this comprehensive examination preparatory course. Credit
     in FOED 7610. Students should continue to register for FOED                may not be applied to degree requirements.
     7611 each semester until completion. S/U grading.

7640 Ed.S. Thesis Research. One to three credits.                          Courses in School Personnel
                                                                           Services Education [SPSE]
                                                                           5210 General Methods Including A/V. Three credits. A general course.
Courses in Youth Education [YOED]
5110 Directed Teaching, Grades 7-12. Nine to twelve credits. Prereq­       5220 Technology in Teaching. Three credits. Prerequisites: Admission
     uisites: All required professional education courses; appropriate          to Teacher Education Program. Use of selected hardware and
     special methods course(s); admission to teacher education. A               software in the teaching/learning process. Design and creation of
     full­day, full­semester supervised teaching experience in a public         inexpensive teaching and learning materials.
     school classroom. Pass/Fail. NOTE: YOED 5110 will be offered for
     nine credits effective Fall 2005.                                     5260 Problems in Education. One, two, or three credits. Opportunity
                                                                                for individuals or groups to work on problems related to their indi­
                                                                                vidual topics. Credit to be determined at the time of scheduling.
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6000/ 7000 Professional Negotiations. Three credits. Concepts and            6380 Secondary School Administration. Three credits. Organization
      principles of operating a school district under the master contract.        and administration of the modern high school with emphasis on
      Special emphasis on the laws of various states relative to the              current practices and problems.
      professional negotiations process.
                                                                             6390 School Law. Three credits. Legal framework within which public
6010 Organization and Administration of Public Schools. Three cred­               schools operate. Special attention given to the legal rights and li­
     its. Basic concepts, principles, and practices in local, state, and          abilities of school personnel and school board members. School
     federal organization and administration of education.                        laws, case laws, constitutional provisions, attorneys’ general rulings,
                                                                                  and regulations of the State Board of Education emphasized.
6040 Supervision of Instruction. Three credits. Development and
     purposes of supervision involving principles and techniques for         6400 The Principalship. Three credits. Organization and administration
     organization and facilitation of programs at the school and system           of the modern K­12 school with emphasis on current practices
     level.                                                                       and problems.
6050 Instructional Leadership. Three credits. Research on student            6430 Introduction to Curriculum Development. Three credits. Op­
     learning, effective teaching, and effective schools. Attention given         portunity to study, discuss, and evaluate modern practices and
     to processes for promoting school improvement.                               procedures in curriculum development and reorganization in
                                                                                  schools and school systems.
6080/ 7080 Studies in Leadership. Three credits. Roles, responsibilities
      understandings, and behavior patterns in effective administrative      6450 Elementary and Middle School Curriculum. Three credits. Con­
      and supervisory personnel. Developing sensitivity to individuals,           cepts, processes, and skills related to curriculum development
      the nature and structures of groups, and the problems of com­               and evaluation.
      munication within and among groups and individuals.
                                                                             6480 Instructional Excellence in Secondary Schools. Three credits.
6090/ 7090 Seminar: Conducting Program for School Improvement.                    Development of creative approaches for secondary classroom
      Three credits. Emphasizes motivation, identification of needs               teaching in order to stimulate creative and critical thinking abilities
      and goals, planning and organization, and utilization of various            of students.
      resources as components of successful school improvement pro­
      grams.                                                                 6500/ 7500 Studies in Education: Administration. One, two, or three
                                                                                   credits. Individual or small group study and/or research in educa­
6120/ 7120 Professional Internship. Nine credits. Requires approval                tional administration which provides an opportunity for in­depth
      of departmental chair and agreement of superintendent of the                 study and specialization for majors. To be structured for student
      school district. May be substituted for SPSE 6040, 6600, and 6400.           needs by teacher. Repeatable up to six hours.
      Educational administration and supervision experiences learned in
      the school setting under the supervision of a sponsoring mentor.       6520/ 7520 Studies in Education: Curriculum. One, two, or three
      Internship in cooperating school systems.                                    credits. Individual or small group study and/or research in the area
                                                                                   of curriculum development. To be structured for student needs
6140 Teacher Leadership for School Improvement. Three credits.                     by teacher. Repeatable up to six hours.
     Assessing standard teaching practices, analyzing the relationship
     between effective teaching and effective schools, and develop­          6530/ 7530 Administration of Higher Education. Three credits. Com­
     ing strategies for instructional and school improvement. Includes             plexity of the structure of higher education (national, regional,
     experiences to help students become more reflective in their daily            state, and local) and how it is organized. Attention given to the
     teaching.                                                                     interrelationships of the institution and its internal and external
                                                                                   constituencies.
6210/ 7210 Legal Issues in Higher Education. Three credits. The legal
      framework as it pertains to higher education and its operations.       6540/ 7540 Overview of Higher Education. Three credits. Higher edu­
      Special attention given to rights of students as well as professors.         cation in America. Attention given to its historical, philosophical,
      Law cases, constitutional provisions, attorney general’s opinions,           political, and sociological background, development, and relation­
      rules and regulations of the Tennessee Board of Regents, Tennessee           ships. Includes current trends and problems, particularly those
      Board of Trustees, and the Tennessee Higher Education Commis­                which relate to the financial and legal aspects of higher education.
      sion studied and discussed.
                                                                             6550 Supervised Field Experience. Three credits. Direct field experi­
6250/ 7250 Seminar in Curriculum Improvement. Three credits. For                  ence in appropriate areas of school operation which will meet
      the advanced major in curriculum development utilizing small                specific needs related to such individual matters as career plan,
      group or seminar approach. Issues and research in curriculum                position changes (principals, supervisors, superintendents, cur­
      improvement analyzed critically.                                            riculum directors, etc.), or needed competencies.

6310 Supervising Student Teachers. Three credits. Administration and         6560/ 7560 Studies in Education: Supervision. One, two, or three
     supervision of student teaching.                                              credits. Individual or small group study and/or research in the area
                                                                                   of supervision of instruction. To be based on individual needs and
6330 Elementary and Middle School Principalship. Three credits. The                structured by teacher. Repeatable up to six hours.
     organization and administration of elementary and middle schools
     with emphasis on current practices, trends, and problems.               6590/ 7590 Independent Study in Higher Education. One, two, or
                                                                                   three credits. A practicum in higher education. Course will vary
6340 School Finance. Three credits. State, local, and federal financ­              to meet the needs of individual students who are interested in
     ing of education; includes taxation trends, school funds, and                 making a specialized study of current problems in the field of
     apportionment; evaluation of equalization plans; state bond loan              higher education.
     programs; development and administration of school budgets;
     education and economy.                                                  6600 Microcomputers in Educational Administration. Three credits.
                                                                                  Offers preparation for incorporating microcomputer technol­
                                                                                  ogy into the school work­place. Student designs a model school
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       administrative unit by applying the microcomputer skills and           6999 Comprehensive Examination and Preparation. One credit. Open
       understanding acquired.                                                     only to students who are not enrolled in any other graduate course
                                                                                   and who will take the master’s comprehensive examination during
6640 Microcomputers in the K-12 Educational Setting. Three credits.                the term. The student must contact the graduate advisor during
     Offers preparation for incorporating microcomputer technology                 the first two weeks of the term for specifics regarding the details
     into the K­12 school environment. Student designs a computer­                 of this comprehensive examination preparatory course. Credit
     assisted instruction project by applying the microcomputer skills             may not be applied to degree requirements.
     and understanding acquired.
                                                                              7010 Educational Research Methodology. Three credits. Designing
6800 Language and Linguistics for ESL Teachers. Three credits. Ele­                research studies, including development of understandings, as
     ments of structure of language in the context of second language              well as skills and techniques needed in gathering, structuring,
     learners in the PreK­12 classroom. Sound systems, cognitive                   interpreting and presenting data required for educational research.
     processes, aspects of language and psychology of learning English             SPSE 7010 is a prerequisite for enrollment in FOED 7610, which
     as a second language when the learner is non­literate in the first            is recommended to be taken the following semester.
     language. Required for the add­on endorsement in ESL.
                                                                              7020 Classroom Management: Methods and Models. Three credits.
6810 Grammar for the ESL Classroom. Three credits. Examines the                    Introduction, examination, and practice in approaches to class­
     constructs of the English grammar system. Explores grammatical                room management through evaluation within a diverse setting.
     metalanguage, lexicon, approaches to teaching grammar and                     Research on classroom management and discipline within the
     language, and classroom applications for ESL classrooms. Pres­                classroom presented for analysis and interpretation. General topics
     ents information regarding the grammatical form and meaning                   include theories/models of discipline, management, organization,
     as related to teaching and learning for second language learners              teacher behaviors, individual differences, and legal issues that
     in the K­12 environment.                                                      impact the teaching and learning environment. Emphasis placed
                                                                                   on importance of informed decision­making and reflection in
6820 Second Language Acquisition: Cultural Aspects, Theory and                     relation to classroom management and evaluation.
     Research for Teachers. Three credits. Focus on specific theories
     and research pertaining to second language acquisition for the           7040 Seminar in Supervision. Three credits. Identification and inves­
     PreK­12 classroom teacher. Emphasis on cultural aspects and ap­               tigation of the problems of supervision and research; experi­
     plications appropriate for English as a Second Language students              mentation in the use of supervisory techniques.
     in today’s linguistically diverse public school classrooms.
                                                                              7050 School Business Management. Three credits. Reading, discussion,
6830 Assessment and Evaluation of English Language Learners. Three                 and problem solving in the field of business administration.
     credits. Examines the role of assessment in the education of linguis­
     tically diverse students in the PreK­12 classroom. Focus on formal       7100 The Junior Community College. Three credits. History, phi­
     and informal methods of assessing language proficiency, state and             losophy, organization, administration, current developments, and
     national testing initiatives, test preparation, and interpretation of         problems in two­year colleges.
     test results. Fieldwork required.
                                                                              7110 Readings in Educational Administration. Three credits. Review
6900/ 7900 Online Learning and Instructional Design. Three credits.                of the research literature on the social and political processes
      Assessment of effectiveness and efficiency of various learning               involved in the development and implementation of public policy
      systems and learning modules. Stresses need for systematic ap­               and legislation relating to education at the national, state, and local
      proaches to instruction. Practice in stating behavioral objectives,          levels.
      motivation, adaptation, evaluation, and systems assessment in
      which media are utilized as integral parts of learning modules.         7130 The Curriculum: Structures and Functions. Three credits. Scope,
                                                                                   sequence, organization, and priorities involved in the develop­
6910 Problems in Learning Resources. Three credits. Consideration of               ment of “continuity of educational experience” from kindergarten
     recent developments in curriculum, teaching, physical facilities,             through grades 13­14.
     and innovations in library service and media utilization. Includes
     participation in projects such as media and materials for handi­         7150 Curriculum Study and Instructional Design. Three credits.
     capped, educational TV, library skills, graphic communication,                Readings in current research relative to basic and emerging ideas
     library activities for specific subjects or groups, and individualiza­        of curriculum development and instructional design.
     tion of instruction.
                                                                              7160 Practicum in Curriculum Development. Three credits. Princi­
6920 Automation of Library Processes. Three credits. Application of                ples and practices of curriculum construction applied through
     data processing and computerization techniques to acquisitions,               simulated and field experiences.
     cataloging, circulation, and business operations of libraries and
     media centers. Includes an examination of newer developments             7170 Learning Theories and the Educational Process. Three credits.
     such as MARC, facsimile transmission, and automated retrieval                 Examines the historical and current learning theoretical principles,
     of data. Basic technical courses recommended prior to taking this             concepts, and research findings as related to education in a variety
     course.                                                                       of settings. Focuses on cognitive, behavioral, constructivist, and
                                                                                   humanistic learning theorists, theories and applications.
6960 Preparation and Utilization of Instructional Materials. Three
     credits. (Same as LIBS 6960.) Discussion and examination of              7180 Qualitative Evaluation and Research Methods. Three credits.
     technology­ based learning materials and adaptation to classroom
     instruction and individual learning styles/needs. Design, creation,      7190 Professional Field Experience. Six credits. Provides direct field
     and production of technology­based learning materials that reflect            experience in appropriate areas of education in collaboration with
     professional standards, good design principles, understanding of              the University, the school mentor, and the student.
     curriculum design, and audience needs.
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7200 Administrative Behavior: Theory into Practice. Three credits.            6190 Library Science Practicum 7-12. Three credits. Prerequisite: 12
     An exploration of the relevant new developments in the field                  hours of library science courses. Opportunity to observe successful
     of educational administration, including recent concepts and                  materials specialists/librarians at work and to participate in actual
     research.                                                                     operations followed by seminar opportunities for exchange of
                                                                                   ideas. 100 contact hours required. Application for placement
7320 Educational Facilities and Transportation Services. Three credits.            required.
     Development of competencies in the areas of school plant plan­
     ning, maintenance and utilization, financing, analysis of trans­         6200 School Library Media Center Skills and Issues. Three credits.
     portation, survey of school plant, site selection, and educational            Prerequisites: LIBS 5150, 6110, and 6120. Aspects of the school
     specifications.                                                               library media centers, including oral presentations, use of library
                                                                                   collection maintenance software, instruction and teaching in the
7550 Instructional Development in Higher Education. Three credits.                 library, and research into a current issue in librarianship.
     Addresses effective college teaching, instructional strategies, and
     use of technology in teaching at the higher education level.             6511 Directed Student Teaching (Library Science). Nine credits.
                                                                                   Prerequisites: 18 hours of library science courses including FOED
7710 Historical and Social Aspects of Multicultural Education. Three               6610 and SPSE 6430; FOED 1110 and 2110; SPED 3010; ad­
     credits. Explores the history of multicultural education, social              mission to teacher education. Taken in conjunction with YOED
     policy, equity issues and legislation from the settling of America to         4000. A full­day, full­semester supervised teaching experience in
     the current national education initiatives that impact classrooms.            a public school library.
     Examines the relationship between societal influences, equity
     issues, and classroom practice in light of the cultural milieu and       6960 Preparation and Utilization of Instructional Materials. Three
     challenges existing in today’s classrooms.                                    credits. (Same as SPSE 6960.) Discussion and examination of
                                                                                   technology­ based learning materials and adaptation to classroom
7720 Brain-based Teaching and Learning in the Classroom. Three                     instruction and individual learning styles/needs. Design, creation,
     credits. Focuses on applying brain­based learning principles in               and production of technology­based learning materials that reflect
     the classroom. Examines standard educational practices today in               professional standards, good design principles, understanding of
     light of what we now know about the brain.                                    curriculum design, and audience needs.

7730 Human Diversity in a Variety of Learning Environments. Three             6999 Comprehensive Examination and Preparation. One credit. Open
     credits. Diversity issues such as race, ethnicity, and culture cov­           only to students who are not enrolled in any other graduate course
     ered through issues that impact society in general and classroom              and who will take the master’s comprehensive examination during
     dynamics (teaching/learning) in particular.                                   the term. The student must contact the graduate advisor during
                                                                                   the first two weeks of the term for specifics regarding the details
                                                                                   of this comprehensive examination preparatory course. Credit
Courses in Library Science [LIBS]                                                  may not be applied to degree requirements.
5150 Books, Media, and Literacy for Children. Three credits. Materi­
     als suitable for elementary school children including a study of
     leisure time interests and curricular needs, criteria for evaluating
                                                                              Course in Education [TELC]
     materials, and related aids used in their selection.                     6006 Teachers as Agents for Change. Three credits. Prerequisites:
                                                                                   Program admission. Current issues, trends, and problems com­
5160 Books, Media, and Literacy for Young People and Adults. Three                 monplace to teaching in public school settings. Offers analytic
     credits. Basically the same approach as LIBS 5150 but adapted to              experiences designed to assist those teaching on Alternative C,
     the secondary school and adult level.                                         Vocational, and Occupational licenses to meet requirements for
                                                                                   professional licensure.
6110 School Library Administration. Three credits. Purpose, structure,
     and function of the school library media center and the library
     program.                                                                 Courses in Counseling [COUN]
6120 Classification and Cataloging Media and Materials. Three cred­           5655 Foundations of Mental Health Counseling. Three credits. Pre­
     its. Simplified procedures for classifying books and audio/visual             requisites: PSY 1410 and 3230 or equivalent. History, roles, and
     materials, cataloging routines, and filing.                                   duties of the professional mental health counselor. Managed care
                                                                                   and third party reimbursement issues, administration and supervi­
6130 Principles of Librarianship. Three credits. Presents the broad field          sion of mental health services, and other salient issues relating to
     of library service and librarianship as a profession. Emphasis on             the role of the professional mental health counselor.
     the place of the library in the instructional program of the school
     and on administrative details.                                           6110 Introduction to the Counseling Profession. Three credits. An
                                                                                   introductory study of the counseling profession. Basic educational,
6170 Basic Reference Materials. Three credits. Evaluation and use of               historical, philosophical and psychological foundations of counsel­
     basic reference materials for the PreK­12 school library. Discussion          ing as well as specific traits and skills of professional counselors.
     of the elements of reference work.                                            Beginning level concepts and skills required for certification and
                                                                                   licensure.
6180 Library Science Practicum PreK-6. Three credits. Prerequisite:
     12 hours of library science courses. Opportunity to observe suc­         6150 Career Counseling. Three credits. Prerequisites: PSY 5260 (or
     cessful materials specialists/librarians at work and to participate in        6050) and 6260 or permission of department. History, theory,
     actual operations followed by seminar opportunities for exchange              and issues related to career development, career choice, and
     of ideas. 100 contact hours required. Application for placement               career education. Demonstration of the ability to teach career
     required.                                                                     information seeking behavior and decision­making skills.
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6160 Foundations of School Counseling. Three credits. History,                     topic of current importance in psychology. Topics and require­
     foundations, philosophy, and principles of developmental school               ments obtained from individual faculty members. Specific courses
     counseling; roles and functions of school counselors, including               may be repeated to a total of 6 credits.
     professional and personal requirements.
                                                                             6820 Family Therapy: Evaluation and Treatment Planning. Three
6170 Group Counseling and Psychotherapy. Three credits. Prerequi­                 credits. Examination of evaluation and intervention procedures
     sites: PSY 5470 or 6020; PSY 6260 or 6010; permission of instruc­            of major models of family therapy. Emphasis on ethical issues for
     tor. Corequisite: PSY 6180. Group process, ethics, and techniques.           practitioners of family therapy.
     Application of counseling theory, group procedures, sociometrics,
     and group dynamics to interpersonal relations, mental health,           6830 Theories and Techniques of Counseling. Three credits. Survey of
     school, and industrial settings. Supervised experience. Liability            leading counseling theories, including applications of theories to
     insurance required prior to enrollment.                                      case studies. Demonstration and practice of specific techniques.

6180 Laboratory in Group Counseling and Psychotherapy. One credit.           6840 Measurement and Appraisal in Counseling. Three credits. In­
     Taken in conjunction with PSY 6170. Students will experience                 dividual and group approaches to measurement and appraisal in
     group process as members of a growth group during the first half             counseling. Psychometric properties of tests and how to select,
     of the semester and will demonstrate group skills as leaders of              administer, and/or interpret aptitude, achievement, intelligence,
     group session(s) during the second half of the semester.                     personality, performance, and interest tests for use in counseling
                                                                                  ­related activities.
6220 Organization and Administration of School Counseling Servi-
     ces. Three credits. Prerequisite: PSY 6160. Organizing, adminis­        6885 Play Therapy: Therapy and Practice. Three credits. Prerequisites:
     tering, and managing the various components of a developmental               Permission of instructor and one of the following: PSY 6010, 6080,
     school guidance and counseling program.                                      or 6270 or equivalent. Covers various theories and techniques of
                                                                                  play therapy useful to both the school counselor and school psy­
6230 Legal and Ethical Issues in Counseling. Three credits. Legal,                chologist and to the practitioner in community practice. Includes
     ethical, and professional issues pertaining to the practice of school        a practicum experience using play therapy with young children in
     and mental health counseling.                                                play therapy lab. Liability insurance required prior to enrollment.

6260 Pre-Practicum in Counseling. Three credits. Prerequisite: PSY           6890 Consultation. Three credits. Prerequisite: PSY 6270 or 6010 or
     5470 or permission of instructor. Introduces basic communication             6080 or permission of instructor. Course must be taken prior to
     skills, techniques, and process involved in working with clients in          or concurrent with the first internship (6920 or 6930). Theory
     a counseling relationship; extensive role­play practice with peer            and practice of consultation as a useful technique in the helping
     and faculty feedback. Liability insurance required prior to enroll­          professions. Applied experiences in schools and other settings.
     ment.                                                                        Liability insurance required prior to enrollment.

6270 Practicum in Counseling. Three credits. Prerequisites: PSY 5470,        6900 Assessment of School Counseling Area Licensing Competencies.
     6170, 6180, 6230, 6260; permission of instructor. Practical super­           One to two credits. For the advanced student who by exceptional
     vised experience in individual and group counseling in a school              prior training or experience believes coursework for competence
     setting and MTSU Psychological Services Center; audio and/or                 mastery is unnecessary in one or more of the licensing areas. All
     video taping of sessions for peer and faculty feedback.                      credit earned may be applied to a Master of Education degree in
                                                                                  Psychology. May be repeated ten times.
6410 Development Across the Lifespan. Three credits. Theories and
     characteristics of human development covering the lifespan.             6910 Independent Research: Counseling. One to nine credits; may
                                                                                  be taken more than once. Prerequisite: Permission of instructor.
6520 Psychopharmacology. Three credits. Biochemical, neurophysio­                 Individualized empirical research and library research approved
     logical, and neuroanatomical basis; emphasis on drugs used in                by the instructor.
     investigating and treating psychological disorders.
                                                                             6920 Internship: Secondary School Counseling. One to six credits.
6540 Internship: Mental Health Counseling. Three to six credits.                  Prerequisite: PSY 6270. Actual experience in the counseling,
     Prerequisites: PSY 6270 and permission of the Mental Health                  consulting, coordinating services to adolescents, teachers, and
     Counseling program coordinator. Minimum of 900 supervised                    parents. Requires 300 hours in the schools, with at least 40 percent
     internship hours in a mental health setting. May be repeated;                in direct service. Liability insurance required prior to enrollment.
     enrollment must be continuous.
                                                                             6930 Internship: Elementary School Counseling. One to six credits.
6610 Introduction to Counseling Research. Three credits. Prerequi­                Prerequisite: PSY 6270. Actual experience in the school providing
     sites: PSY 3020 and 4260/5260 or 6050. Research in education                 counseling, consulting, coordinating services to children, teach­
     and psychology, research strategies, research ethics, research               ers, and parents. Requires 300 hours in the schools, with at least
     writing and reporting. Planning, implementing, and writing an                40 percent in direct service. Liability insurance required prior to
     approved scholarly research proposal.                                        enrollment.

6765 Diagnosis and Treatment Planning in Counseling. Three credits.          7520 Assessment and Treatment of Addictions. Three credits. System­
     Prerequisites: PSY 3230/5230 and 6270 or equivalent; PSY 6410                atic analysis of the addictional phenomena with particular em­
     recommended. Development of skills in the diagnosis and treat­               phasis on dynamics and behavioral manifestations. Alcohol, street
     ment of select mental disorders across the life span. Treatment              and prescription drugs, gambling, TV, religion, politics, and sex as
     planning strategies using empirically based treatment interventions.         aberrational forms of altering consciousness explored. Causation,
     Examines effect of mental disorders on normal development.                   clinical diagnostics, and treatment procedures as well as prevention
                                                                                  are addressed in detail.
6810 Literature Review and Reading in Psychology: Social. One to
     three credits. Supervised literature review and/or readings on a

				
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