Jan 26, 2022  
Graduate Catalog 2009-2011 
    
Graduate Catalog 2009-2011 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Course Descriptions


Numbering System Each course in the curriculum is defined by an alphabetical prefix and a 3-digit number. The 3-digit number indicates the level of study: 500-, 600-, and 700-level courses are graduate courses.

Alphabetical Prefixes The following prefixes are used, preceding the 3-digit number, to designate the field of study. They are listed here alphabetically, with the field and department or program to which they pertain. Specific departments and programs appear alphabetically in the table of contents and the index.

The following course designations  are not in use at Hunter College for currently offered courses.
 

 

Education: Early Childhood

  
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    ECC 71600 - Student Teaching in Early Childhood Settings


    Two student-teaching placements of 20 days each at different age/grade levels (Pre-K, K, grades 1–2) that supplement pre-student teaching field experience.(Birth– 3, preK–2)

     

    prereq: prereqs: ECF 70200; ECC 70300; ECC 70400 (program 2) or 70500 and 70600 (program 1); ECC 70700; ECC 70800; ECC 70900 (program 2) or 71000 and 71100 (program 1); ECC 71200 (program 1 only))


    Hours 30 hrs of seminar plus 40 days of student teaching for students who are not teaching in an early childhood program

  
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    ECC 71650 - Student Teaching in Early Childhood Bilingual Settings


    Two student teaching placements of 20 days each at different age/grade levels (Pre-K–K and 1–2).

     

    prereq: prereqs: ECF 70200; ECC 70300; ECC 70400 (program 2) or 70500 and 70600 (program 1); ECC 70800; ECC 70900; ECC 71200 and BILED 71100, 71150, 77800 (program 1 only)
    Hours 30 hrs of seminar plus 40 days of student teaching

  
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    ECC 71700 - Supervised Practicum in Early Childhood


    Teaching practicum for students in early childhood education. Students who take ECC 717 must also complete   . (Not for students who have completed ECC 716.)

     

    prereq: ECF 70200; ECC 70300; ECC 70400 (program 2) or 70500 and 70600 (program 1); ECC 70700; ECC 70800; ECC 70900 (program 2) or 71000 and 71100 (program 1); ECC 71200 (program 1)


    Hours 15 hrs of seminar plus conferences,
    Credits 1 cr

  
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    ECC 71750 - Supervised Practicum in Early Childhood Bilingual Setting


    Teaching practicum for students in early childhood bilingual education. Students who take ECC 71750 must also complete  . (Not for students who have completed ECC 71650.)

    Hours 15 hrs of seminar plus conferences,
    Credits 1 cr
  
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    ECC 71800 - Early Childhood Student Teaching


    Student teaching for 20 days at one age/grade level: Pre-K– K, or grades 1–2. Students who take ECC 718 must also complete  . (Also offered during the summer.) (Not for students who have completed ECC 716.)

    prereq: prereqs: ECF 702; ECC 703, 704 (program 2) or 705 and 706 (program 1), 707, 708, 709 (program 2) or 710 and 711 (program 1), 712 (program 1)


    Hours 15 hrs of seminar plus 20 days of student teaching,
    Credits 2 cr
  
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    ECC 71850 - Early Childhood Bilingual Student Teaching


    Student teaching for 20 days at one age/grade level: Pre-K–K or Grades 1–2. Students who take ECC 71850 must also complete   . (Not for students who have completed ECC 71650.)

     

    prereq: ECF 70200; ECC 70300; ECC 70400 (program 2) or 70500 and 70600 (program 1); ECC 70800; ECC 70900; ECC 71200 and BILED 71100, 71150, 77800 (program 1 only)

    Hours 15 hrs of seminar plus 20 days of student teaching,
    Credits 2 cr

  
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    ECC 71951 - Special Topics in Early Childhood Education


    Important special issues as they arise through changes in federal or state law or new developments in early childhood education.

    prereq: special permission of an early childhood education adviser
    Hours 15, 30, and 45 hrs,
    Credits 1, 2, and 3 cr
  
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    ECC 71952 - Special Topics in Early Childhood Education


    Important special issues as they arise through changes in federal or state law or new developments in early childhood education.

    prereq: special permission of an early childhood education adviser
    Hours 15, 30, and 45 hrs,
    Credits 1, 2, and 3 cr
  
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    ECC 71953 - Special Topics in Early Childhood Education


    Important special issues as they arise through changes in federal or state law or new developments in early childhood education.

    prereq: special permission of an early childhood education adviser
    Hours 15, 30, and 45 hrs,
    Credits 1, 2, and 3 cr
  
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    ECC 72000 - Integrative Seminar in Early Childhood Education


    Students learn how to use research methods to ask and answer questions related to effective practice in early childhood education. Teacher candidates select an area of study  related to their practice and complete a research proposal using established research procedures.

     

    prereq: ECF 70100, 70200; ECC 70300, 70400 (program 2) or 70500 and 70600 (program 1), 70700, 70800, 70900 (program 2) or 71000 and 71100 (program 1), 71200 (program 1)

  
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    ECF 70000 - Child Development: Birth to Age Eight


    Overview of the physical, social, emotional, and cognitive development of young children, birth to age eight. Theoretical perspectives of typical and atypical development of childhood are discussed with implications for appropriate practice in diverse early childhood settings.

     

    Hours 45 hrs plus 15 hrs of fieldwork, 5 hrs at each of 3 age levels,
    Credits 3 cr

  
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    ECF 70100 - Social and Historical Contexts of Early Childhood Education


    Examination and analysis of the social and historical contexts of early childhood education. Applications to contemporary issues in the education of young children in families, childcare centers, schools and communities in urban settings.

     

    Hours 45 hrs,
    Credits 3 cr

  
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    ECF 70200 - Assessment in Early Childhood Education: Birth through Grade 2


    Basic concepts, principles and fundamentals of measurement and assessment, both formal and informal, are examined along with their relevance in early childhood education.

     

    prereq: ECF 70000
    Hours 45 hrs,
    Credits 3 cr


Early Childhood Special Education

  
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    SPEDE 71400 - History and Context of Early Intervention and Early Childhood Special Education



    Historical and current views of infants and young children with developmental delays and disorders; “War on Poverty” antecedents of current early childhood special education services; federal, state, and city regulations covering intervention services to young children with disabilities.

     

    Hours 15 hrs,
    Credits 1 cr

  
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    SPEDE 76500 - Special Topics in Early Childhood Special Education


    One-credit special topics courses focus on narrowly defined topics of high current relevance in the field of early childhood special education.

    prereq: SPEDE 76800 and 76900 or permission of the coordinator of the early childhood special education program
    Hours 15 hrs,
    Credits 1 cr
  
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    SPEDE 76700 - Field Experiences in Early Childhood Special Education with an Annotation in Severe Disabilities


    prereq: SPEDE 77000, SPED 79000, and SPED 79100
    prereq or coreq: SPEDE 77100
    Hours 15 hour seminar plus 30 hrs of fieldwork in one of the following age/grade levels: 0-3; 3-5; or Kindergarten, grades 1 and 2 in a program for children with severe disabilities,
    Credits 1 cr
  
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    SPEDE 76800 - Characteristics and Developmental Problems of Infants and Young Children with Special Needs



    Definition of populations; effects of disabilities on cognitive, social/emotional, language, and motor development; implications for early intervention and education.

     

    Hours Includes 2.5 hrs field experience,
    Credits 3

  
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    SPEDE 76900 - Assessment of Development and Learning in Infants and Young Children with Special Needs



    Processes and procedures appropriate for assessing the development and learning of children from infancy through age 7 (second grade), including multidisciplinary screening and assessment; uses and limitations of assessment measures; practice in the use of selected assessment tools

     

    Hours Includes 5 hrs field experience,
    Credits 3

  
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    SPEDE 77000 - Curriculum Models and Methods in Early Intervention and Early Childhood Special Education



    Major approaches in early intervention and early childhood special education; instructional sequences and methods for use in different settings such as inclusion programs and the natural environment of the home; team and collaborative teaching models; the process of using assessment data to create IFSP and IEP goals and objectives and match them to teaching strategies; program evaluation.

     

    Hours Includes 5 hrs field experience,
    Credits 3

  
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    SPEDE 77100 - Autistic Spectrum Disorders: Characteristics, Implications for Intervention, and Educational Strategies



    Special learning and behavioral issues in educating infants/toddlers, preschoolers, and elementary age students with autism spectrum disorders; instructional strategies of particular value in working with children who have autism, PDD-NOS, and Asperger’s syndrome.

      

    prereq or coreq: one of the following: SPEDE 76800, 76900, SPED 73000, 74000, 75000, 78000, 78100, 70600, 70650, 79000, or permission of the early childhood special education program coordinator
    Hours Includes 5 hrs of field experience
    Credits 3

  
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    SPEDE 77200 - Behavioral Theory and Its Applications to Young Children with Special Needs



    The major tenets of behavioral theory; variations in approaches to applied behavior analysis; how to do and use functional behavioral analysis with young children who have special needs.

     

    prereq or coreq: SPEDE 76900 or SPED 79000 or permission of the coordinator of the early childhood special education program
    Hours Includes 5 hrs of field experience
    Credits 3

  
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    SPEDE 77300 - Developing Partnerships with Families for Their Child’s Development and Learning



    The roles of parents in the development and education of infants and young children with special needs; communicating and relating appropriately and effectively with parents of diverse educational, language, economic, and ethnic backgrounds; including parents in the intervention team; resources for parents.

     

    prereq or coreq: SPEDE 76800
    Hours 15 hrs includes 2.5 hrs field experience
    Credits 1

  
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    SPEDE 77400 - Reading and Writing for Students with Special Education Needs, Grades K–2



    Methods for developing reading and writing in students with disabilities and special education needs, grades K–2; instructional approaches and specific methodologies effective with young children who have a variety of learning disorders. From this instructional base, teachers can make informed decisions regarding the importance and propriety of special teaching strategies for use with particular students.

     

    prereq or coreq: SPEDE 76900
    Hours Includes 5 hrs field experience
    Credits 3

  
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    SPEDE 77500 - Mathematics for Students with Special Education Needs, Grades K–2



    Principles, methods, and specially-designed mathematics instruction for students with disabilities and special education needs, grades K–2; focus on concept development, concrete materials, the counting substrate and strategies, and verbal memory supports, as well as on differentiating kinds and degrees of math learning and disability.

     

    prereq or coreq: SPEDE 76900
    Hours 15 hrs,
    Credits 1 cr

  
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    SPEDE 77600 - Field Experiences in Early Childhood Special Education


    Two field placements of 30 hours each, with the placements at different age/grade levels: Pre–K (Birth–five), Kindergarten, grades 1 or 2; one of these experiences must be in a program using an ABA approach with children who have autistic spectrum disorders, while the other experience must be in a program with a different approach.

    prereq or coreq: SPEDE 77000, 77100, 77400; SPED 70600 or 70650 or 79200
    Hours 30 hr seminar plus 60 hrs of field experience,
    Credits 2 cr
  
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    SPEDE 77651 - Field Experiences in Early Childhood and/or Childhood Special Education with an Annotation in Severe Disabilities: Autism


    Two field placements of 30 hours each, with the placements at different age/grade levels: Pre-K (Birth–5), Kindergarten, grades 1 and 2, grades 306; both of these experiences must be with children who have autism spectrum disorders.

    prereq or coreq: SPEDE 77100 or permission of the program coordinator
    Hours 30 hours seminar plus 60 hours of field experience,
    Credits 2 cr
  
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    SPEDE 77700 - Student Teaching: Early Childhood Special Education



    Supervised student teaching in two settings with 20 days in each placement; placements must be at different age/grade levels: Pre-K (Birth–five); Kindergarten; grades 1–2; practice in the implementation of skills developed through coursework and field experiences.

     

    prereq: SPEDE 77600
    Hours 30 hrs seminar plus 40 days,
    Credits 4 cr

  
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    SPEDE 77750 - Student Teaching: Early Childhood Special Education with Annotation in Severe Disabilities


    Supervised student teaching in two settings with 20 days in each placement; placements must be at different age/grade levels; Pre-K (Birth–5); Kindergarten; grades 1–2; practice in the implementation of skills developed through coursework and field experiences.

    prereq: SPEDE 76700
    Hours 30 hrs seminar plus 40 days,
    Credits 4 cr
  
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    SPEDE 77800 - Student Teaching in Early Childhood Special Education



    Supervised student teaching for 20 days at one of the following age/grade levels: Pre-K (Birth–5), Kindergarten, grades 1–2; practice in implementation of skills developed through coursework and field experiences. 

     

    prereq: SPEDE 77600
    Hours 30 hrs seminar plus 20 days,
    Credits 2 cr
    (Note that students who take SPEDE 77800 must also take SPEDE 77900 and the placements must be at different age/grade levels.)

  
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    SPEDE 77850 - Student Teaching in Early Childhood Special Education with an Annotation in Severe Multiple Disabilities


    Supervised student teaching for 20 days at one of the following age/grade levels: Pre-K (Birth–5), Kindergarten, grades 1–2; practice in implementation of skills developed through coursework and field experiences.

    prereq: SPEDE 76700
    Hours 30 hrs seminar plus 20 days,
    Credits 2 cr
    (Note that students who take SPEDE 77850 must also take SPEDE 77950 and the placements must be at different age/grade levels. Students must be in an early childhood program with learners with severe disabilities for the entire semester.)
  
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    SPEDE 77900 - Practicum in Early Childhood Special Education



    Supervised practicum and weekly seminar; practice in the implementation of skills developed through coursework and field experiences.

     

    prereq: SPEDE 77600
    Hours 30 hrs seminar plus conferences,
    Credits 2 cr
    (Note that students who take SPEDE 77900 must also take SPEDE 77800 and the two experiences must be at different age/grade levels. Pre-K [Birth–five], Kindergarten, grades 1–2. Teacher Candidates must be in an early childhood program that includes children with disabilities for the entire semester.)

  
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    SPEDE 77950 - Practicum in Early Childhood Special Education with an Annotation in Severe Disabilities


    Supervised practicum in an age/grade level other them that used in SPEDE 77850 practice in the implementation of skills developed through coursework and field experiences. Students must be in an early childhood program with learners with severe disabilities for the entire semester.

    prereq: SPEDE 76700
    Hours 30 hrs seminar plus conferences,
    Credits 2 cr
  
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    SPEDE 78000 - Language Teaching Approaches and Strategies for Young Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders


    Assessment and instructional approaches to teaching language to young children with autism, including picture communication systems. Verbal behavior and visual supports for early literacy: collaboration with speech language therapists and parents.

    prereq or coreq: SPEDE 77100 or permission of the program coordinator
    Credits 1 cr
  
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    SPEDE 78100 - Incidental Teaching and Other Naturalistic Behavioral Strategies


    Overview of naturalistic behavioral strategies used in the education of young children with autistic spectrum disorders including incidental teaching, pivotal response training, natural language paradigm, and establishing operations to teach in the natural environment; involving parents.

    prereq or coreq: SPEDE 77100 or permission of the program coordinator
    Credits 1 cr
  
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    SPEDE 78200 - Higher Functioning Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders


    Understanding the special needs of higher functioning children with autism spectrum disorders; assessment, instructional approaches, models, and methods for use in educational settings.

    prereq or coreq: SPEDE 771 or permission of the program coordinator
    Credits 1 cr
  
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    SPEDE 78300 - Inclusion of Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders


    Why, when and how to include children with autism spectrum disorders in the educational mainstream; strategies that work for different types of students, families, and school environments.

    prereq or coreq: SPEDE 771 or permission of the program coordinator
    Credits 1 cr

Education: Counseling

  
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    COCO 70000 - Life Stage Development


    Analysis of developmental stages throughout the lifespan.

    Hours 45 hrs,
    Credits 3 cr
  
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    COCO 70100 - Counseling Skills and Interviewing Techniques


    Effective communication and interviewing techniques with emphasis on listening and responding. Basic principles of ethical practice and client assessment.

    Hours 45 hrs,
    Credits 3 cr
  
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    COCO 70200 - Theories of Counseling


    Study of major counseling theories to provide foundation for basic concepts and techniques of counseling.

    Hours 45 hrs,
    Credits 3 cr
  
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    COCO 70300 - Psychosocial, Cultural, and Political Aspects of Disability: Rehabilitation and Special Education


    Psychological, developmental, social, economic, and political concomitants with emphasis on attitudes, self- concept, and adjustment in a handicapping world.

    Hours 45 hrs,
    Credits 3 cr
  
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    COCO 70500 - Vocational Assessment and Placement


    Application of principles of occupational development, vocational choice, work adjustment, job seeking skills, work site analysis, and worker traits including special problems of the disabled. Sources and uses of occupational information, labor market trends. Emphasis on vocational evaluation, job development, follow-up.

    Hours 45 hrs,
    Credits 3 cr
  
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    COCO 70600 - Group Counseling


    Theory and principles of group counseling. Developing group-counseling skills through practice.

    prereq: COCO 70100 and COCO 70200
    Hours 45 hrs,
    Credits 3 cr
  
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    COCO 70700 - Multicultural Aspects of Counseling


    Course foci include developing self-awareness of cultural values and biases, awareness of differing world views, and knowledge of appropriate intervention strategies.

    Hours 45 hrs,
    Credits 3 cr
  
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    COCO 70800 - Measurement and Appraisal


    Basic theory of measurement and appraisal. Practice in administration, scoring, and interpretation of major tests used in counseling settings with a focus on ethnic diversity and disability.

    Hours 45 hrs,
    Credits 3 cr
  
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    COCO 70900 - Research Methods in Counseling


    Principles and analysis of research methods. Use of assessment and evaluation measures. Review of the literature on research problems in the counseling field.

    Hours 45 hrs,
    Credits 3 cr
  
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    COCO 71000 - Chemical Dependency: Issues in Counseling


    This course is designed to introduce students to the various aspects of alcoholism and substance abuse in order to increase their understanding and awareness of the multifaceted problems involved and the implications for counseling.

    Hours 45 hrs,
    Credits 3 cr
  
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    COCO 71100 - Supervision and Administration in Counseling


    Knowledge and skills in the basic process of supervision of beginning counselors and others in human service professions as well as organization and administration of human service programs. Assignments based on student needs.

    prereq: COCO 70600 and COCO 71800
    Hours 45 hrs,
    Credits 3 cr
  
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    COCO 71200 - Career Counseling, Assessment and Placement


    Application of principles of career development, vocational choice, work adjustment, job seeking skills, work site analysis, and worker traits including special problems of people with disabilities. Sources and uses of occupational information and labor market trends. Emphasis on vocational evaluation, job development and follow-up.

    Hours 60 hrs,
    Credits 4 cr
  
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    COCO 71500 - Family Systems and Counseling Issues


    Family systems, dynamics, transitions, and crises are the foci of this course designed to help counselors become more effective in understanding and working with individuals in the context of and in interaction with the family unit.

    Hours 45 hrs,
    Credits 3 cr
  
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    COCO 71800 - Practicum in Counseling


    To be arranged in selected field settings. Experience in applying techniques of counseling with selected populations in a variety of settings depending upon specialization. Weekly seminars to discuss clients, roles, and responsibilities of the counselor. Students seeking the bilingual extension will do this practicum in a setting in which they can work with Spanish-speaking clients.

    prereq: COCO 701
    Hours 100 hrs
  
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    COCO 71900 - Individual Supervision


    Application of theoretical knowledge and integration of skills under individual supervision during clinical practice to develop and evaluate student’s proficiency and competence as a professional counselor.

    Hours 45 hrs,
    Credits 3 cr
  
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    COCO 72300 - Transition from School to Adult Living for Youth with Disabilities


    Services, programs, and processes for facilitating the transition of youth with disabilities and youth at risk from school to work, postsecondary education, independent living, and adult roles.

    Hours 45 hrs,
    Credits 3 cr
  
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    COCO 72500 - Internship in Counseling I


    Continued experience in applying techniques of counseling with selected populations in a variety of settings depending upon specialization. Weekly seminars to discuss clients, roles, and responsibilities of the counselor.

    prereq: COCO 71800 and 24 cr in required courses or the approved equivalent; permission of college fieldwork supervisor required.
    Hours Each 300 hrs to be arranged in selected field settings
    Credits 4 cr each semester
  
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    COCO 72600 - Internship in Counseling II


    COCO 725 Internship in Counseling I, the second half.

    Hours 45 hrs,
    Credits 3 cr
  
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    COCO 72700 - Special Topics in Counseling


    Study of significant issues, problems, and emerging trends in counseling.

    Hours 45 hrs,
    Credits 3 cr
  
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    COCO 72800 - Special Topics in Counseling


    Study of significant issues, problems, and emerging trends in counseling.

    Hours 45 hrs,
    Credits 3 cr
  
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    COCO 73500 - Seminar in Chemical Dependency


    Counseling Skills and Techniques Introduces students to the various types of counseling involved in working with people who are chemically dependent. Students will have the opportunity to test skills and techniques necessary for counseling in a variety of settings that serve people with chemical dependencies.

    Hours 45 hrs,
    Credits 3 cr
  
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    COCO 74100 - Independent Study


    Students will carry out independent project approved by faculty and supervised by a staff member.

    Hours 15 hrs (supervised),
    Credits 1 cr
  
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    COCO 74200 - Independent Study


    Students will carry out independent project approved by faculty and supervised by a staff member.

    Hours 30 hours (supervised),
    Credits 2 cr
  
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    COCO 74300 - Independent Study


    Students will carry out independent project approved by faculty and supervised by a staff member.

    Hours 45 hrs hours (supervised),
    Credits 3 cr
  
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    COUNM 71600 - Foundations of Mental Health Counseling


     


    This course provides an overview of mental health counseling. The course will address the following: professional identity, functions and issues facing mental health practitioners; disparities in mental health services across culturally and linguistically diverse communities; principles, theories and practice of community interventions; public policy and governmental relations impacting mental health.

    pre- or coreq: DSM-IV Workshop

  
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    COUNM 71700 - Psychopathology: Diagnosis and Treatment


     

    This course provides a framework for understanding the range of personality and behavioral conditions that are presented in the Diagnosis and Statistical Manual of Mentla Disorders of the American Psychiatric Association (DSM-IV). The class focuses on the description, etiology, assessment, diagnosis, treatment and prevention of these disorders within diverse urban settings.




    prereq or coreq: COUNM 71600
    Hours 45
    Credits 3

  
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    COUNM 72000 - Mental Health Counseling: Program Development and Evaluation


     

    The course focuses on the development and evaluation of mental health programs in culturally/linguistically diverse urban settings from program inception onward including assessment to insure quality services. The course covers federal, state and local governmental inpatient and outpatient mental health treatment services, not-for-profit organizations and community-based mental health service programs.




    prereq or coreq: COUNM 71600 and COUNM 71700
    Hours 45
    Credits 3

  
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    COUNS 71700 - Foundations of School Counseling


    History, philosophy, legal, and ethical considerations in school counseling. The school context and professional issues in school counseling will be emphasized, including the school counselor’s role, developmental programming, counseling interventions, consultation and liaison, and advocacy.

    Hours 45
    Credits 3
  
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    COUNS 72100 - Counseling Interventions for Children and Adolescents


     

    This course focuses on prevention and intervention of mental health disorders of children and adolescents. 




    prereq: COCO 70000, COCO 70200, COCO 70600, COCO 70800, COCO 71800, DSMV IV Workshop
    coreq: COCO 72500
    Hours 45
    Credits 3

  
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    COUNS 72200 - School Based Consultation


     

    This upper level course provides counselors with the knowledge and skills necessary to engage in consultation, collaborative problem solving, and systems level intervention in educational settings. Theories, models, and processes of consultation of change will be examined.




    prereq: COCO 70000, COCO 70100, COCO 70200, COCO 70600, COCO 71700, COCO 71800, COUNS 72100, DSMV IV Workshop
    coreq: COCO 72600
    Hours 45
    Credits 3


Education: Counseling/Rehabilitation

  
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    COUNR 71600 - Resources and Foundations of Rehabilitation


    History, philosophy, and principles of the vocational rehabilitation process. Economic, legal, ethical, and social issues influencing rehabilitation services. Observation of services available in state, city, and private agencies.

    Hours 45 hrs,
    Credits 3 cr
  
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    COUNR 72000 - Medical Aspects of Disability


    Study of etiology, symptoms, treatment and prognosis of physical disabilities. Understanding of medical reports and basic medical terminology.

    Hours 45 hrs,
    Credits 3 cr
  
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    COUNR 73000 - Counseling with the Aging



    Implications for personal adjustment of the aging. Complex issues inherent in the aging process. Areas of counseling skills and techniques suitable to the older person.

     

    Hours 45 hrs,
    Credits 3 cr


Education: School Counseling

  
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    COUNS 72000 - Culminating Seminar in School Counseling


    With the permission of the supervising faculty member, the culminating experience in counseling provides the student with an opportunity to (a) participate as an integral member of a team involved in a research project, or (b) design an original evaluation or research project, or (c) complete a creative scholarly paper such as an extensive literature review. (Taken last semester prior to graduation)

    prereq: COCO 70900
    Hours 45 hrs,
    Credits 3 cr

Education: Educational Psychology

  
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    EDPS 70000 - Educational Psychology Proseminar


    This proseminar consists of workshops, discussions and presentations on topics orienting students to the field of educational psychology and introducing them to the research interests of faculty members.

     

    Credits : none

  
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    EDPS 70100 - Statistics and Statistical Computing in Education I


     This course provides students with an introduction to statistical analyses used in educational research, including descriptive statistics, hypothesis testing, t-tests, analysis of variance, correlation, regression, and the use of computer packages for these analyses.




    Hours 60
    Credits 4

  
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    EDPS 70200 - Educational Research Methods


    This course is to increase students’ understanding of the nature, purposes, needs, and types of research ocndcuted by educational researches and psychologists. Students will learn a range of research designs and methods, and their applications to education-related settings and issues.



    Hours 60
    Credits 4

  
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    EDPS 70300 - Learning and Behavior Theories


     
    This course provides students with an overview of the study of human learning and behavior. A major goal of this course is to provide students with the knowledge and skills necessary to enable them to appropriately apply theories of learning in instructional settings.


    Hours 60
    Credits 4
  
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    EDPS 71100 - EDPS Metacognitive and Cognitive Processes in Education


     

    This course provides students with an overview of major research on metacognitive and cognitive processes in learning and instruction. Focuses will be on major theories and research as well as metacognitive and cognitive processes and strategy applications in the areas of mathematical learning, text comprehension, science, and writing.

     

    prereq: EDPS 70200
    coreq: EDPS 70300
    Hours 60
    Credits 4

  
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    EDPS 71200 - Multicultural Issues in Learning and Instruction


     
    This course will examine the current research in K-12 education to explore the role of multicultural issues in teaching and learning.



    prereq or coreq: EDPS 70200
    Hours 60
    Credits 4
  
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    EDPS 71300 - Cognition and Educational Technology


     
    This course covers research about the influence of educational technology on the development of thinking and learning. 

     

    prereq: EDPS 70300
    Hours 60
    Credits 4

  
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    EDPS 72100 - Statistics and Statistical Computing in Education II


     This course builds on knowledge of basic statistics, focusing on multiple regression and factorial ANOVA for statistical analysis of continuous and categorical independent variables.  Diagnosis and treatment of data analytic problems such as missing data are discussed. 

     

    prereq: EDPS 70100, EDPS 70200
    Hours 60
    Credits 4

  
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    EDPS 72200 - Tests and Measurement


     

    This course covers the following topics: classical test theory, tests construction, reliability estimation and generalizability theory, validation, item analysis, test bias, and introduction to item response theory, and the use of high-stakes testing in educational policy.

     

    prereq: EDPS 70100, EDPS 70200
    Hours 60
    Credits 4

  
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    EDPS 72300 - Educational Program Evaluation


     
    This course is designed to provide students with an overview of key concepts, theories, and methodologies utilized in the field educational evaluation.
     

    Hours 60
    Credits 4
  
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    EDPS 74100 - Mediating Factors in Student Achievement


     
    This course will examine the current research in K-12 education in an effort to explore several of the more widely identified mediating factors that directly impact upon student achievement.

     

    prereq: EDPS 70300
    Hours 60
    Credits 4

  
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    EDPS 74200 - Special Topics in Educational Research Methods


     
    This course will examine in-depth a selected method of research and statistical procedure in an educational psychology-related field. Topics and corresponding readings will vary each semester.

     

    prereq: EDPS 70100, EDPS 70200, EDPS 70300
    Hours 60
    Credits 4

  
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    EDPS 74300 - Special Topics in Educational Psychology


     
    This course will examine current research regarding a selected topic within the field of educational psychology; topics and readings will vary by semester.

     

    prereq: EDPS 70100, EDPS 70200, EDPS 70300
    Hours 60
    Credits 4

  
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    EDPS 74900 - Independent Study in Educational Psychology


     
    Permission of faculty adviser and chairperson required. Independent study in the area of educational psychology. A maximum of 4 credits of independent study may be counted toward the degree.

     

    Credits 1 - 4

  
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    EDPS 79000 - Educational Psychology Seminar


     
    This course provides an opportunity for students to prepare an original scholarly review of research literature or theoretical paper of publishable quality on an educational psychological topic of interest. The general goal of the course is to enable students to apply their knowledge of educational psychological issues and research through the development of a scholarly research paper.

     

    prereq: students must have completed a minimum of 24 credits
    Hours 60
    Credits 4
  
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    EDPS 79501 - Educational Psychology Thesis Research 1


     
    This course provides an opportunity for students to conduct original research in the field of educational psychology under the supervision of a faculty member.

     

    prereq: students must have completed a minimum of 24 credits
    Hours 30
    Credits 2

  
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    EDPS 79502 - Educational Psychology Thesis Research 2


     
    This course provides an opportunity for students to conduct original research in the field of educational psychology under the supervision of a faculty member. 

     

    prereq: students must have completed a minimum of 24 credits
    Hours 30
    Credits 2


Education: Health Education

  
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    HED 71400 - Health Education for the Classroom Teacher


    The preparation of the elementary educator to assist children in grades 1 through 6 in making decisions for optimum health and wellness. Content areas: nutrition education and fitness; mental/emotional health, conflict resolution and stress management; drug education and stress management; safety education including fire safety; family living/sex education including HIV/AIDS education. Includes required workshops on child abuse and neglect and on school violence prevention.

    prereq or coreq: CEDF 70900
    Hours 45 hrs,
    Credits 3 cr
  
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    HED 71500 - Health Education for Special Educators



    This course presents an overview of health promotion and wellness for childhood special educators. It includes child abuse and neglect, drug education, fire safety, nutrition and fitness, and violence prevention.

     

    Hours 15 hrs,
    Credits 1 cr


Education: Literacy Education

  
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    EDLIT 73000 - Language, Literacy and Culture, Grades 1-12


     
    Study linguistic knowledge base, as well as the interrelationship between lanugauge, literacy and learning in a pluralistic society. Topics include the structure of English language and its role in reading and writing; the nature of language acquisition; English language proficiency for academic purposes; strategies for meeting English language learners’ needs and for promoting language and literacy development in ways that are responsive to diversity (linguistic, cultural, special needs and giftedness) in schools. 




    prereq or coreq: ECC 70400 (for Birth-Grade 6 students only) and EDLIT 73500
    Hours includes 10 hrs in the field analyzing language use of ESL learners
    Credits 3 cr

  
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    EDLIT 73100 - Literacy Assessment: Birth–Grade 6


    Formal and informal approaches to literacy assessment (including oral language, listening, writing, and reading) grounded in theory of first and second language acquisition, literacy development, and learning. Selecting, adapting, and interpreting assessments for instructional planning and meeting NYS English Language Arts performance standards.

     

    prereq or coreq: ECC 70400 and EDLIT 73500
    Hours Includes 15 hrs in the field assessing diverse learners 45 hrs,
    Credits 3 cr

  
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    EDLIT 73200 - Children’s Literature


    Exposure to the breadth, depth, and utilization of children’s literature and its role in children’s development, appreciating diversity and fostering a lifelong interest in reading. Sensitive issues (health, abuses, addictions), technology and management issues are examined.

     

    Hours Includes 5 hrs in a classroom-based dramatic demonstration
    Credits 3 cr

  
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    EDLIT 73300 - Theories and Process of Teaching Writing: Pre-K–Grade 6


    Development and assessment of writing skills including analysis of techniques and environments that foster writing development in all children (ESL, gifted, special needs). State writing standards and technology are integrated.

     

    Hours Includes 15 hours in the field observing and analyzing writing development
    Credits 3 cr

  
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    EDLIT 73400 - Literacies within the Disciplines: K–Grade 6


    Exploration into the literacy demands inherent in the academic subjects of math, science, health education and social studies, as well as media, technology and the arts.

     

    prereq or coreq: ECC 70400 and EDLIT 73500
    Hours Includes 10 hrs in a classroom focused on older learners (grades 3-6) and content area literacy
    Credits 3 cr

  
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    EDLIT 73500 - Survey of Instructional Approaches for Language and Literacy Development: Grades K-12


     
    Critically examine instructional approaches appropriate for language and literacy development in literacy education informed by current research. Course participants examine, select, design and organize linguistically and culturally relevant instructional practices, strategies, and materials for literacy development of elementary, middle and high school students with varying developmental abilities.


    Hours Includes 5 hours fieldwork
    Credits 3 cr
  
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    EDLIT 73600 - Diagnosis of Reading Difficulties


    A study of factors related to students who are experiencing difficulty acquiring literacy. Procedures for diagnosing reading achievement and related language skills.

     

    prereq: EDLIT 73100
    Hours Includes 15 hours of diagnosis, under supervision, of students with reading difficulties
    Credits 3 cr

  
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    EDLIT 73700 - Practicum in Remedial Reading


    Theoretical consideration and procedures in the instruction of students with reading difficulties.

     

    prereq: EDLIT 73600
    Hours Includes 20 hrs of supervised remedial sessions with individual students on-site at Hunter College
    Credits 3 cr

  
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    EDLIT 73800 - Literacy Programs: Organization and Resources


    Seminar of a survey of literacy programs in diverse settings utilizing a range of techniques and organizational approaches in the literacy instruction of students, with and without discernible reading difficulties.

     

    prereq: EDLIT 73100 (for Birth-Grade 6 students only)
    Hours Includes 15 hours of survey for the enhancement of literacy programs
    Credits 3 cr

  
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    EDLIT 73901 - Delays in Early Language and Literacy Development in Young Children with Special Needs


    Historical, theoretical, and research-based teaching practice issues related to literacy and language instruction for children with special needs, ages birth through second grade.

     

    coreq: ECC 70400
    Hours Includes 5 hrs observation in an inclusive early childhood setting or a program with special needs focus, 15 hrs,
    Credits 1 cr

  
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    EDLIT 73902 - Special Needs Issues in Literacies within the Curriculum


    Adaptation, modification and management of instruction, curriculum, the learning environment, materials and technology across the curriculum for children with special learning needs.

     

    prereq: EDLIT 73901
    Hours 15 hrs,
    Credits 1 cr

 

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