Univ of Southern California
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Courses of Instruction

Education Counseling (EDCO)

EDCO 030x The Process of Paraprofessional Counseling for Young Adults (2, Sp) Explores the theoretical processes involved in paraprofessional counseling with specific application to issues faced by young adults. Graded CR/NC.

EDCO 102xm Human Diversity: People, Power and Politics (4, FaSp) Social and political power relationships: historical perspectives; factors which maintain dominate and subordinate status within current society; empowerment of persons (groups) in subordinate positions. Not available for major credit.

EDCO 324m Asian American Psychology (4, Sp) Psychological issues of Asian Americans such as cultural identity, intergenerational conflict, stereotypes, interracial dating and marriage, educational achievement, and mental health.

EDCO 503 Ethical and Legal Issues in Counseling (3, Sp) Examination of current legal, ethical, and other professional issues in the practice of counseling and psychotherapy. Prerequisite: EDUC 500.

EDCO 504 Behavior Management in the Classroom (3, Sp) Analysis of student behavior in school settings. Emphasis is on a problem-solving functional approach to behavioral changes.

EDCO 505 Counseling and Collaborative Consultation in the School Setting (3, Sp) Theory and practice of collaborative consultations provided by school counselors and school psychologists to improve student achievement and the learning environment.

EDCO 506 Development, Administration and Evaluation of Pupil Personnel Services (3, Fa) Develop skills in the evaluation and management of pupil personnel services programs in the public schools for comprehensive support of student learning and achievement.

EDCO 541 Theories in Counseling (3, FaSp) Theory, research, and practice of psychological counseling. Corequisite: EDUC 500.

EDCO 574 School Counseling Practicum (1-2, max 2, FaSpSm) Supervised practice in school counseling. Graded CR/NC. Prerequisite: EDCO 503, EDCO 541.

EDCO 575 School Counseling Field Experience (1‑4, max 4, FaSpSm) Supervised field experience in applying knowledge and skills within a K-12 school setting. Graded CR/NC. Prerequisite: EDCO 574.

EDCO 794abcdz Doctoral Dissertation (2-2-2-2-0, FaSp) Credit on acceptance of dissertation. Graded IP/CR/NC.