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Saturday classes at the Bowling Green campus will proceed as scheduled. Use caution and watch for slick spots on roads and walks.

Residence Halls remain open until noon Saturday. Bemis & Barnes have space for those who need to stay longer. Visit WKU Housing & Residence Life for more information.

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Counseling and Student Affiars

Course Requirements

Marriage, Couple, and Family Counseling

(Effective Fall 2014)

Course requirements for the MAE in Counseling with a concentration in Marriage and Family Therapy are listed below. This program is accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP).

  • CNS 552 Testing & Assess in Counseling
  • CNS 554 Group Counseling
  • CNS 555 Social and Cultural Diversity
  • CNS 556 Developmental Career Counseling
  • CNS 557 Human & Family Development
  • CNS 558 Theories of Counseling
  • CNS 559 Techniques of Counseling
  • CNS 560 Professional Studies in Counseling and Marriage & Family Therapy
  • CNS 567 Mental Health Diagnosis & Treatment
  • CNS 582 Sex Therapy
  • CNS 583 Marriage Therapy
  • CNS 586 Parenting Issues
  • CNS 588 Family Systems Counseling
  • CNS 591 Mental Health/Marriage and Family Practicum*
  • CNS 592 Crisis Counseling
  • CNS 596 Mental Health/Marriage and Family Internship (6 hours)^
  • CNS 598 Research and Program Evaluation in Counseling
  • CNS 606 Advanced Family and Couples Counseling
  • CNS 637 Theories of Addictions

^ CNS 596 Internship must be taken over a period of two semesters. Students must complete CNS 591 Practicum with a grade of B or better to be eligible to enroll in Internship. *To enroll in practicum students must have completed the following prerequisites: 554, 555, 558, 560, and 559 with grades of B or better.

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 Last Modified 10/29/14