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University of South Florida · College of Behavioral & Community Sciences · Rehabilitation & Mental Health Counseling

Curriculum

The following 54-hour core curriculum is consistent with national certification standards for rehabilitation counselors and must be taken by all students (post-baccalaureate, thesis and non-thesis):

Course Title Credits
RCS 5780 Legal, Ethical & Professional Standards 3
RCS 5080 Medical Aspects of Disability 3
MHS 5480 Human Growth and Development 3
MHS 5020 Foundations of Mental Health Counseling 3
RCS 5450 Fundamentals of Substance Abuse 3
RCS 5035 Rehabilitation Counseling: Concepts and Applications 3
RCS 6803 Practicum in Counseling -- taken twice (2 X 3) 6
RCS 6220 Individual Evaluation and Assessment 3
RCS 6301 Career and Lifestyle Assessment 3
RCS 6407 Counseling Theories and Practice 3
RCS 6510 Group Theories and Practice 3
RCS 6408 Diagnosis and Treatment of Psychopathology 3
RCS 6440 Social and Cultural Foundations 3
RCS 6740 Research and Program Evaluation 3
RCS 6476 Human Sexuality 3
RCS 6825 Internship 6