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Curriculum: M.S., Marriage and Family Therapy

Degree Requirements (60 credits minimum)

Foundation Courses (15 credits):

CPSY 6003 Counseling Skills
CPSY 6101 Personality Theory
CPSY 6103 Abnormal Psychology
CPSY 6310 Etiology & Treatment of Addictions
CPSY 6316 Group Counseling

Core Curriculum (45 credits):

CPSY 6102 Psychology of Human Development
CPSY 6601 Couple and Family Dynamics: Systemic Perspectives
CPSY 7610 Human Sexuality
CPSY 7615 Gender and Ethnicity in Families
CPSY 7620 Seminar in Systemic Therapies
CPSY 7621 Couples and Family Systems Techniques I
CPSY 7622 Couples and Family Systems Techniques II
CPSY 8011 Seminar on Ethical and Legal Issues: A Systemic Approach
CPSY 8516 Pre-Practicum Seminar in Marriage and Family Therapy
CPSY 8517 Seminar on Psychopathology and Systemic Diagnoses
CPSY 8617 Applied Research Methods & Statistical Analysis
CPSY 8800 Seminar: Contemporary Issues in Couple and Family Therapy
CPSY 8801 Foundations of Assessment and Treatment in Systems
CPSY 9880 Internship in Couple and Family Therapy I
CPSY 9881 Internship in Couple and Family Therapy II

The prerequisites for the M.S. are CPSY 7515 (Social Psychology) and CPSY 6105 (Biological Bases of Behavior). The courses can be transferred from the undergraduate level, after program approval, or be completed as part of the M.S. course of study.