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Research in Counseling

Course Number: 
COU-675
Minimum Credits: 
3
A course providing students with the skills necessary to critically evaluate counseling and clinical research literature. Students are introduced to consensual models of science, the process of research inquiry, and the role of the mental health counselor as a knowledgeable research consumer. Students are also introduced to sampling theory, hypothesis testing, and the application of descriptive and inferential statistics. At the completion of this course, students will be able to read and understand research reports in the literature as well as critically examine literature that is non-empirically based. Required core course.