Psychology 775

PSYC 775: Special Topics in Counseling Psychology

Prerequisite: Either PSYC 610 or PSYC 611, the latter of which may be taken simultaneously

Credit Hours: (3)

Course is designed to engage the student in current research areas in counseling psychology. Counseling research will be reviewed, analyzed and critiqued. Individuals will conduct a review of the literature in a selected area of research.

Note(s): This is a pass/fail course.


Detail Description of Content of Course

Students will select area for investigation based on their interests and projected work settings. Students will have the option of either working individually or with other members of the class. Students will explain, defend and likely modify research proposals based on whole group discussions. Students will also meet with the instructor to clarify individual research questions.


Detailed Description of Conduct of Course

The course is conducted in a discussion format in which proposals of research are critiqued by other class members.


Goals and Objectives of the Course

The student will learn the complexities of the research process especially as applied to the counseling setting. The student will also learn issues of research design.


Assessment Measures

Research project written in appropriate form is the end product. Pass/Fail


Other Course Information



Review and Approval

March 1999