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2016-2017 MPS-MSC On-Campus Degree Program Course Listing (DPCL)

Students in this on-campus program must be admitted separately to the Department of Counseling, as well as the Institute for Ministry. The total number of credits for the dual degree is 72. The dual degree allows for courses in one program to count as electives or required courses in the other degree program.

Students who enter the joint MPS/MS degree program should register for CNSL A702 Research and Statistical Methods in Counseling in the Department of Counseling within the first 12 hours of work in counseling. Students should also take the Loyola Institute for Ministry course LIM 703 Introduction to Practical Theology as early as possible. 

Further Information

MPS Theological Core Courses: 3 credit hours per course
LIM C703 Introduction to Practical Theology
LIM C704 Spirituality, Morality, and Ethics
LIM C711 Jewish Roots of Christian Faith (Old Testament)
LIM C712 Christian Origins (New Testament)
LIM C714 Grace, Christ, and Spirit
LIM C722 Church, Sacraments, and Liturgy
LIM 849 Introduction to Pastoral Care and Counseling
LIM C863 Family Systems

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MS Primary Courses: 4 credit hours
CNSL 702 Research and Statistical Methods in Counseling 3 crs.
CNSL 704 Research Writing Lab 1 cr.

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M.S. Courses: 44 credit hours
CNSL 725 Lifespan Development 3 crs.
CNSL 776 Measurement and Assessment 3 crs.
CNSL 830 Counseling Theories (CR) 3 crs.
CNSL 835 Introduction to Clinical Mental Health Counseling (CR) 3 crs.
CNSL 836 Individual Counseling Skills Lab (CR) 1 cr.
CNSL 840 Group Counseling (CR) 3 crs.
CNSL 841 Vocational Counseling 3 crs.
CNSL 842 Multicultural Counseling 3 crs.
CNSL 843 Group Counseling Skills Lab (CR) 1 cr.
CNSL 854 Child Diagnosis & Treatment (CR) 3 crs.
CNSL 855 Adult Diagnosis & Treatment (CR) 3 crs.
CNSL 863 Fundamentals of Practicum and Internship (CR) 3 crs.
CNSL 864 Ethics in Individual, Marriage, and Family Counseling (CR) 3 crs.
CNSL 865 Counseling Practicum (with group hours) 3 crs.
CNSL 866 Internship I 3 crs.
CNSL 866 Internship II 3 crs.

(CR) = Core Requirement

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