James Madison University

Curriculum Guide

Full course descriptions can be found in the Graduate Catalog: http://www.jmu.edu/gradcatalog/16/masters/psyc.shtml#CSPA

First Semester


Course Name Credits
AHRD 670 American Higher Education 3 credits
PSYC 645 Student Personnel Services 3 credits
PSYC 646 The American College Student 3 credits

Second Semester


Course Name Credits
PSYC 650 Organization and Administration of Student Services 3 credits
PSYC 660 Counseling Theories 3 credits
PSYC 661 Counseling Techniques 3 credits

Third Semester


Course Name Credits
PSYC 600 Statistical Methods in Psychology 3 credits
PSYC 651 Supervision and Consultation Processes in Student Personnel 3 credits
PSYC 710 Counseling Strategies: Brief Counseling and Crisis Intervention 3 credits

Fourth Semester


Course Name Credits
PSYC 649 Multiculturalism, Diversity and Difference: Theory, Research and Practice in Student Affairs 3 credits
PSYC 669 Career Development 3 credits
PSYC 695 Practicum in Student Personnel Administration 3 credits