Counseling and Community Psychology - Bachelor of Science

Students must complete all University degree requirements, which include: General Education requirements, Viewing a Wider World requirements, and elective credits to total at least 120 credits with 48 credits in courses numbered 300 or above. Developmental coursework will not count towards the degree requirements and/or elective credits, but may be needed in order to take the necessary English and Mathematics coursework.

Prefix Title Credits
General Education
Area I: Communications
English Composition - Level 1
ENGL 111GRhetoric and Composition 14
English Composition - Level 2
Choose one of the following3
Business and Professional Communication3
Writing in the Humanities and Social Sciences3
Technical and Scientific Communication3
Advanced Composition3
Advanced Technical and Professional Communication3
Oral Communication
Choose one of the following3
Public Speaking3
Survey of Communication Theory3
Effective Leadership and Communication in Agricultural Organizations3
Area II: Mathematics
MATH 121GCollege Algebra (or higher/except MATH 210) 1,23
Area III/IV: Laboratory Sciences and Social/Behavioral Sciences
Choose any two of the following8
Introductory Plant Science4
Introductory Plant Science
The Planets4
Introduction to Astronomy
Human Biology
and Human Biology Laboratory
4
Contemporary Problems in Biology4
Natural History of Life
and Natural History of Life Laboratory
4
Cellular and Organismal Biology
and Cellular and Organismal Biology Laboratory
4
Principles and Applications of Chemistry4
General Chemistry I4
General Chemistry II4
Introductory Environmental Science4
Introductory Geology4
The Dynamic Earth4
Geography of the Natural Environment4
The Great Ideas of Physics4
Introduction to Acoustics4
General Physics I
and General Physics I Laboratory
4
General Physics II
and General Physics II Laboratory
4
C EP 110GHuman Growth and Behavior 13
Area V: Humanities
Choose one of the following3
Roots of Modern Europe3
Modern Europe3
Making History3
Global History to 15003
Global History Since 15003
Introduction to Early American History3
Introduction to Recent American History3
East Asia to 16003
East Asia since 16003
Islamic Civilizations to 18003
Islamic Civilizations since 18003
Area VI: Creative and Fine Arts
Choose one of the following3
Orientation in Art3
Visual Concepts3
Introduction to Art History I3
Introduction to Art History II3
Dance Appreciation3
Literature and Culture3
An Introduction to Music3
History of Jazz in Popular Music: A Blending of Cultures3
The World of Theatre3
General Education Elective
PSY 201GIntroduction to Psychology 13
Viewing a Wider World 36
Family Ethnicities and Subcultures3
C EP 330V and C EP 451V may not be used, second course cannot be from College of ACES
Departmental/College Requirements
Core Courses 1
C EP 210Educational Psychology3
C EP 215The Preschool Child3
C EP 240Adolescence in School Settings3
C EP 298Exploration of Counseling & Community Psychology3
C EP 300VHuman Relations Training3
C EP 320Sex Roles in Education3
C EP 420Introduction of Mindfulness Practice3
C EP 451VIntroduction to Counseling3
C EP 455Addictions Prevention and Recovery3
C EP 461Family Guidance3
C EP 495Psychology, Multiculturalism and Counseling3
C EP 498Internship in Counseling & Community Psychology6
C J 416Global Perspectives on Youth and Drug Use3
FCS 383Parenting and Child Guidance3
PHIL 223GEthics3
FCSC 400Research Methods in Family and Consumer Sciences3
or PSY 310 Experimental Methods
Non-Departmental Requirements (in addition to Gen.Ed/VWW)
Choose one from the following:3
Statistics for Business and the Behavioral Sciences 13
Statistics for Psychological Sciences 13
Choose one from the following:3
Human Ancestors3
Introduction to World Cultures3
Introduction to Anthropology3
World Archaeology3
Introduction to Economics3
Principles of Macroeconomics3
Principles of Microeconomics3
World Regional Geography3
Culture and Environment3
American National Government3
Introduction to Political Science3
American Political Issues3
International Political Issues3
Introductory Sociology3
Contemporary Social Problems3
Introduction to Women's Studies3
Representing Women Across Cultures3
Second Language: (not required)
Electives, to bring to the total credits to 120 1,4
Select sufficient electives from approved CEP Department list (https://cep.nmsu.edu/academic-programs/counseling-and-community-psychology/) to meet 120 minimum credit hours for the Bachelor degree (minimum of 24 credits required). 524
Total Credits120