Academic Catalog 2024-2025

Slippery Rock University

School Counseling, Master of Education (MEd)

Curriculum Guide

Students may take Core I and Core II coursework simultaneously.

Students must complete Core I coursework with a 3.0 GPA before taking Core III coursework.

Core I - Foundations
CDEV 603Career Development and Counseling3
CDEV 610Lifespan Development3
CDEV 613Introduction to School Counseling3
CDEV 614Helping Relationships3
CDEV 621Social and Cultural Diversity3
CDEV 699Introduction to Research3
Core II - Advanced Knowledge
CDEV 612Group Counseling3
CDEV 670Counseling Theory3
CDEV 682Assessment for School Counselors3
CDEV 688Counseling in the Schools3
Core III - Fieldwork
CDEV 704School Counseling Practicum3
CDEV 750School Based Counseling Internship6
Core IV - Electives
Select one of the following:9
Three elective courses 1
Chapter 49-2 requirements 2
Total Hours48

If a student has already met the Chapter 49-2 requirements, then they are able to choose 3 electives per adviser approval.


If a student does not have specific education courses to meet Chapter 49-2 requirements from their undergraduate study, they will need to take the 3 courses listed in the Education Specific Courses to meet Chapter 49-2 Standards block as their electives.

Education Specific Courses to Meet Chapter 49-2 Standards

SPED 618Developing Integrated Language and Literacy Programs for Students with Disabilities3
SEFE 607The Theories and Teaching of English Language Learners3
SEFE 679Psychology of Learning and Instruction for Diverse Learners3
Total Hours9

Important Curriculum Guide Notes

This Curriculum Guide is provided to help SRU students and prospective students better understand their intended major curriculum. Enrolled SRU students should note that the My Rock Audit may place already-earned and/or in progress courses in different, yet valid, curriculum categories. Enrolled SRU students should use the My Rock Audit Report and materials and information provided by their faculty advisers to ensure accurate progress towards degree completion. The information on this guide is current as of the date listed. Students are responsible for curriculum requirements at the time of enrollment at the University.

PASSHE - Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education Institutions

Major Code: 9486
UCC 11.10.20
Revised 11.24.2020

Recommended Course Sequence

Plan of Study Grid
First Year
CDEV 613 Introduction to School Counseling 3
CDEV 614 Helping Relationships 3
CDEV 670 Counseling Theory 3
CDEV 699 Introduction to Research 3
CDEV 610 Lifespan Development 3
CDEV 621 Social and Cultural Diversity 3
CDEV 682 Assessment for School Counselors 3
CDEV 688 Counseling in the Schools 3
Second Year
CDEV 603 Career Development and Counseling 3
CDEV 612 Group Counseling 3
CDEV 704 School Counseling Practicum 3
Elective or Chapter 49-2 Course 3
CDEV 750 School Based Counseling Internship 6
Elective or Chapter 49-2 Course 6
 Total Hours**48

** This document is meant to serve as a guide. Please consult with your academic adviser and refer to your curriculum guide prior to registering for courses. This plan should be reviewed, and verified, by you and your academic adviser at least once each academic year.

Major Code: 9486
Revised Date: 02.25.2021