Department of Psychology Title The Ohio State University

Psychology 4540

Counseling Psychology

Issues within the field of counseling psychology including assessment, counseling skills, multicultural issues, career, professional, and ethical issues.


Credit Hours: 3


Psych 2220(H) and 2300, and 2367.02, 3331(H), 3335, or 3530

Meets the following Psychology Major Goals:


Knowledge Base in Psychology

  • Describe key concepts, principles, & overarching themes in psychology
  • Develop working knowledge of psychology's content domains
  • Describe applications of psychology


Scientific Inquiry & Critical Thinking

  • Use scientific reasoning to interpret psychological phenomena
  • Demonstrate psychology information literacy 
  • Engage in innovative & integrative thinking & problem solving
  • Incorporate sociocultural factors in scientific inquiry


Ethical & Social Responsibility in a Diverse World

  • Apply ethical standards to evaluate psychological science & practice 
  • Build & enhance personal relationships
  • Adopt values that build community at local, national, & global levels



  • Interact effectively with others


Professional Development

  • Apply psychological content & skills to career goals

Psychology Major:

Sequenced Advanced

Psychology Minors:

Advanced elective for General Psychology; Elective for Clinical Psychology & Individual Differences

General Education:

Syllabus: View Sample Syllabus

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