May 19, 2024  
Graduate Catalog 2023-2024 
    
Graduate Catalog 2023-2024
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COU 510 - Introduction & Foundation of School Counseling


This course serves as the introductory course for individuals seeking a degree in school counseling. COU 510  introduces students to theory as well as research knowledge required for developing comprehensive school counseling programs. Students must demonstrate their ability to analyze, synthesize and integrate knowledge acquired from current research, documents from the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction, the National Standards for School Counseling and course texts. An overview of the principles and practices of counseling services in schools, multiple roles and functions, applicable technology, an understanding of exceptionalities, and program organization will be explored. Attention will also be given to state testing requirements and career pathways as these pertain to the function of the school counselor. COU 510  is a pre-requisite for COU 515 Advanced School Counseling.

3 Credits.



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