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Graduate Catalog 2016/2017


Curriculum and Instruction (CUR)
with a Concentration in Counselor Education (DGC)

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Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)
CIP Code: 13.0301
College of Education (ED)
Total Minimum Program Hours Required (Post Bachelor's Degree): 128
Total Minimum Program Hours Required (Post Masters Degree): 95

Contact Information:
College of Education
FoundationsLeadership, Counseling, Adult, Career, and Higher Education (L-CACHE) Department (CNI)
4202 E. Fowler Avenue EDU105
Tampa FL  33620

Program Director or Coordinator:
Herbert Exum
Phone: 813-974-8395
Email: hexum@usf.edu

Website: http://www.coedu.usf.edu/main/departments/psf/CE/CounselEd.html


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Program Information

The Ph.D. Degree in Curriculum and Instruction with Concentration in Counselor Education is a research and theory intensive experience designed to provide a balance of intellectual and experiential learning resulting in professional educators who have multiple competencies as researchers, theorists, and problem-solvers in human growth and development. The doctoral program emphasizes research and theory as opposed to clinical skill development and is designed primarily for students who wish to pursue careers in academic institutions.

Major Research Areas: Career development, clinical supervision, mental health counseling, multicultural counseling.

 

Accreditation Information:

Accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of College and Schools.

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Admissions Information

Admission Deadlines

There is an established University deadline for the submission of admission application materials. Programs may have earlier deadlines than the University deadline. The deadlines reflected below are the earliest of the two deadlines. Graduate Programs may continue to accept and process applications after the published deadline if space exists within the program. Check with the Program for availability.

Application Deadline (domestic application)

Fall: February 15
Spring: October 15
Summer: February 15

International Students

Foreign applicants who are outside the U.S. are required to apply for a visa. Depending on the country of origin, this may take a few months. So the deadlines for these international applicants may be earlier than the Program deadline and these applicants must apply prior to both deadlines. They are strongly encouraged to apply as early as possible. Foreign applicants who are in the U.S. and are currently on a visa may use the domestic application deadline dates. In addition to meeting the published application deadline for the Program of interest, all immigration documents should be submitted as soon as possible, but must be on file at USF no later than the following processing deadlines:

Fall: January 15
Spring: September 15
Summer: January 15

Admission Requirements

You must comply with general University policies and meet general University Admission requirements in addition to those listed below.

Must meet University requirements (see Graduate Admissions) as well as requirements listed below.

Program Admission Requirements

Refer to each area of concentration for program admission requirements or contact the program for assistance.

Admissions Status: Apply (Direct Receipt)

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Program Degree Requirements

 
COUNSELOR EDUCATION (DGC)
The Ph.D. Degree in Curriculum and Instruction with Concentration in Counselor Education is a research and theory intensive experience designed to provide a balance of intellectual and experiential learning resulting in professional educators who have multiple competencies as researchers, theorists, and problem-solvers in human growth and development. The doctoral program emphasizes research and theory as opposed to clinical skill development and is designed primarily for students who wish to pursue careers in academic institutions. Accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of College and Schools. Major Research Areas include: Career development, clinical supervision, mental health counseling, and multicultural counseling.

Total Program requirements with this concentration:
95 hours minimum

Core Requirement:
     •EEX 7743 - Philosophies of Inquiry (3)

Cognate: 12 hrs min

Courses in cognate are planned in consultation with the major professor and doctoral committee. Courses in the cognate must be taken at the graduate and/or advanced graduate level.
Measurement/Statistics/Research Design: 11 hrs minimum
EDF 6407 Statistical Analysis I 4
EDF 7408 Statistical Analysis II 4
Plus (select one from the listing below)
EDF 7484 Statistical Analysis III 4
EDF 7437 Advanced Educ. Measurement3
EDG 7931 Qualitative Res., Des., & Data Coll. 3
Foundations: 7 hrs minimum
Philosophical/Social Foundations (select one)
EDF 6705 Gender and the Ed. Process 3
ESF 7586 Classics in Ed. Research 4
ESF 7682 Ed. In Metropolitan. Areas 4
Psychological Foundations (select one)
EDF 7145 Cognitive Issues in Instruction OR 4
EDG 7931 (Seminar of choice) 4
Requires the approval of the major professor and the college.
Concentration Requirements 38 hours minimum
EDF 7946 Supervised Exp. In College Teaching 1
MHS 6311 On-line Services in Counseling 2
MHS 7740 Planning, Eval., & Accountability OR 3
EDF 7493 Sys. Approaches for Prog. Plan & Eval. 4
MHS 7401 Adv. Counseling Theories 4
MHS 7610 Consultation and Supervision Theory 4
MHS 7930 Adv Seminar in Counseling 4
EDG 7931 Adv. Practicum in Counseling 4
SDS 7830 Adv. Internship in Counseling3
EDG 7931 Cognitive Behavioral Research. Seminar 3
EDG 7931 Practicum in Supervision of Counseling3
EDG 7931 Proposal Preparation 3
EDG 7910 Directed Research 3
Dissertation:
MHS 7980 Dissertation 24
 


College Degree Requirements

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Registration Process

First, contact your graduate program advisor for guidance courses to register for. Obtain any electronic course permit if necessary. Register for the new student orientation online at http://www.grad.usf.edu/orientation.php. Then go to http://oasis.usf.edu/ the link to OASIS, USF's on-line registration system to register for your classes. Follow the directions given on-line.

To access online course materials, students must have a USF NetID (e-mail account). Please visit: https://netid.usf.edu/una/ to obtain your NetID.

New students, including those studying online, may obtain a USFCard. Please visit: http://www.usf.edu/it/class-prep/usf-card.aspx to obtain your USFCard.

Tuition and fees: Fees are determined by the level of the course. Please visit Cash Accounting, Controller's Office, for information on tuition and fees.

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Graduate Course Information

Use the list below to lookup graduate courses related to this program in the USF Course Inventory:

EDF7946, MHS6311, MHS7740, EDF7493, MHS7401, MHS7610, MHS7930, EDG7931, SDS7830, EDG7931, EDG7931, EDG7931, EDG7910, EDF6407, EDF7408, EDF7484, EDF7437, EDG7931, EDF6705, ESF7586, ESF7682, EDF7484, EDF7437, EDG7931, EDF7145, EDG7931, MHS7980,