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Undergraduate Catalog 2014-2015


Approved Courses

The following list includes undergraduate courses that have been approved as of May 2014.  Courses added after that date do not appear in this list.  Courses eliminated after that date may still appear.  Not every course is offered regularly.  Students should consult the Schedule of Classes at www.testudo.umd.edu to ascertain which courses are actually offered during a given semester.

COURSE NUMBERING SYSTEM

Number   Eligibility
000-099   Non-credit course
100-199   Primarily freshman course
200-299   Primarily sophomore course
300-399   Junior, senior course not acceptable for credit toward graduate degrees
386-387   Campus-wide internship courses; refer to information describing Experiential Learning
400-499   Junior, senior course acceptable for credit toward some graduate degree
500-599   Professional School course (Dentistry, Architecture, Law, Medicine) or post-baccalaureate course
600-899   Course restricted to graduate students
799   Master Thesis credit
899   Doctoral Dissertation credit

 

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Courses in "EDCP-Education Counseling and Personnel Services"

EDCP - Education Counseling and Personnel Services

EDCP 108 College and Career Advancement: Concepts and Skills (1) Repeatable to 3 credits if content differs. Knowledge and skills designed to enhance college as a learning experience or preparation for life.

EDCP 217 Introduction to Student Leadership (3) Restriction: Freshman standing; or sophomore standing. Credit only granted for: EDCP217 or EDCP317. Formerly: EDCP317. Introduction to leadership theories, concepts, and skills. Completion of personal and leadership self-assessments, values exploration, and small group application.

EDCP 220 Introduction to Human Diversity in Social Institutions (3) This highly-interactive format focuses on individual and social identities in the U.S., group differences and intergroup relations, systems of privilege and oppression, and advocacy for social justice. Topics will include diversity related to race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, social class, (dis)ability, and religion. Course fulfills CORE requirements in diversity, social/behavioral bases, and interdisciplinary study. Some sections restricted.

EDCP 298 Special Problems in Counseling and Personnel Services (1-3) Restriction: Permission of EDUC-Counseling, Higher Education and Special Education department. Individual instruction in special problems related to counseling, student leadership, and college student development.

EDCP 310 Peer Counseling Theory and Skills (3) The theories and skills of peer helping relationships. Counseling theories and skills at a level appropriate for students seeking basic level training for use in peer counseling settings.

EDCP 312 Multi-Ethnic Peer Counseling (3) Restriction: Sophomore standing or higher. Formerly: EDCP310A. Knowledge, skills, and attitude to function as peer helpers of Multi- Ethnic students.

EDCP 315 Student Leadership in Groups and Organizations (3) Recommended: EDCP217. Acquiring and integrating leadership knowledge within group and organizational contexts so that students can navigate organizational environments and apply leadership in diverse communities of practice and career contexts.

EDCP 318 Applied Contextual Leadership (3) Restriction: Permission of EDUC-Counseling, Higher Education and Special Education department. Repeatable to 6 credits if content differs. Course will utilize experiential learning opportunities to develop and apply the knowledge and skills of leadership into specific contexts of leadership practice.

EDCP 325 Substance Use and Abuse in American Society (3) Incidence, etiology, effects and management of substance use and abuse from perspective of the individual, the family, and society.

EDCP 386 Experiential Learning (3-6) Restriction: Permission of EDUC-Counseling, Higher Education and Special Education department; and junior standing or higher.

EDCP 411 Principles of Mental Health (3) Prerequisite: 9 semester hours in the behavioral sciences; or permission of EDUC-Counseling, Higher Education and Special Education department. Mechanisms involved with personal adjustment, coping skills, and the behaviors that lead to maladjustment.

EDCP 417 Advanced Leadership Seminar (3) Prerequisite: EDCP217; or students who have taken courses with comparable content may contact the department. Restriction: Permission of EDUC-Counseling, Higher Education and Special Education department. Students will analyze and synthesize the concept of leadership using cultural, ethical, sociological, historical perspectives. Exploration and reflection of personal values, decision making, in-depth analysis on various leadership activities. Theories will be emphasized.

EDCP 418 Special Topics in Leadership (3) Repeatable to 6 credits if content differs. The special topics and leadership course will address a single topic related to leadership through the semester. In-depth study and analysis on the topic will be the basis for the course. Topics include gender and leadership, ethics and leadership, and culture and leadership. Leadership will serve as the foundation in the course.

EDCP 420 Advanced Topics in Human Diversity and Advocacy (3) Restriction: Permission of EDUC-Counseling, Higher Education and Special Education department. This course will build upon students' knowledge of diversity in American society and will examine contemporary topics related to multiculturalism in educational and community contexts as well as strategies for advocacy in such venues. This course fulfills CORE requirements in diversity.

EDCP 460 Introduction to Rehabilitation Counseling (3) Survey of principles and practices involved in the vocational rehabilitation of persons with disabilities.

EDCP 462 Disability in American Society (3) Restriction: Must have earned a minimum of 30 credits; and sophomore standing or higher. Critical examination of the history of discrimination and analysis of current policies toward people with severe physical and mental disabilities.

EDCP 470 Introduction to Student Personnel (3) Restriction: Permission of EDUC-Counseling, Higher Education and Special Education department. A systematic analysis of research and theoretical literature on a variety of major problems in the organization and administration of student personnel services in higher education. Included will be discussion of such topics as the student personnel philosophy in education, counseling services, discipline, housing, student activities, financial aid, health, remedial services, etc.

EDCP 489 Field Experiences in Counseling and Personnel Services (1-4) Restriction: Permission of EDUC-Counseling, Higher Education and Special Education department. Planned field experience in education-related activities. Credit not to be granted for experiences accrued prior to registration.

EDCP 498 Special Problems in Counseling and Personnel Services (1-3) Prerequisite: Available only to major students who have formal plans for individual study of approved problems. Restriction: Permission of EDUC-Counseling, Higher Education and Special Education department. Available only to major students who have formal plans for individual study of approved problems.

EDCP 499 Workshops, Clinics, Institutes (1-6) Repeatable to 6 credits. The following type of educational enterprise may be scheduled under this course heading: workshops conducted by the Department of Counseling and Personnel Services (or developed cooperatively with other departments, colleges and universities) and not otherwise covered in the present course listing; clinical experiences in counseling and testing centers, reading clinics, speech therapy laboratories, and special education centers; institutes developed around specific topics or problems and intended for designated groups.

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