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Requirements for Graduation

Requirements for Graduation

1. A minimum of 60 semester units of acceptable work, with 42 completed in residence at this university.

2. A minimum of 40 semester units are taken after a student has been advanced to candidacy for the degree.

3. Participation in a continual evaluation process assessing personality, character, professional ethics, aptitudes, counseling skills, dispositions, oral and written language usage.

4. A grade point average of 3.0 ("B") in course work taken to satisfy the Master of Arts degree requirements, including a minimum of a "B" in EREH 6615 and EREH 6616 and grades of "C" (2.0) or better in all courses in the program.

5. The Graduate Writing Assessment Requirement is met upon successful completion of EREH 6624.

6. Successful completion of the Certified Rehabilitation Counselor (CRC) Examination with a score of 900 and above, which is a national certification examination given by the Commission on Rehabilitation Counselor Certification located in Schaumburg, Illinois.

Degree Requirements (60 units)

(Program Code: EREH)

EREH 6615 - Introduction to Rehabilitation Counseling (5 units)

EREH 6616 - Medical Aspects of Disability Across the Life Span (5 units)

EREH 6617 -  Counseling Theories and Psychosocial Aspects in Rehabilitation (5 units)

EREH 6618 -  Addictions & Co-Existing Disabilities (5 units)

EREH 6619 -  Counseling Skills - Practicum I (5 units)

EREH 6620 - Multicultural Rehabilitation Counseling (4 units)

EREH 6621 -  Psychiatric Rehabilitation Diagnosis & Psychopharmacology (5 units)

EREH 6622 - Theoretical & Practical Applications of Case Management / Job Placement - Practicum II (5 units)

EREH 6623 -  Theory and Practice of Group Counseling in Rehabilitation (4 units)

EREH 6624 -  Assessment, Research & Program Evaluation (5 units)

EREH 6625 -  Fieldwork in Rehabilitation Counseling (12 units)

EREH 6980 - Culminating Experience/Comp Exam

Total Units : 60

Culminating Experience (0 units)

EREH 6980 - Comprehensive Examination in Rehabilitation * (0 Units)

*A grade of CR (Credit) will be awarded upon successful completion of the Certified Rehabilitation Counselor (CRC) Examination, which is a national certification examination given by the Commission on Rehabilitation Counselor Certification. The exam is administered in March, July and October each year. Students need to apply and pay the examination fee. Students need to provide evidence of exam completion in the final semester of the academic program to the program coordinator. It is mandatory for students to take the CRC Exam as part of EREH 6980 to complete the master’s degree in Rehabilitation Counseling program. If a student does not pass the CRC with a score of 900 or above on the first attempt, they will be required to complete the comprehensive exam offered by CSUSB Rehabilitation Counseling Program. The in-house comprehensive examination will be offered to the students as a second attempt in the month of April in their final semester. If after the second attempt they do not pass the in-house comprehensive examination, the student needs to petition both the Dean of Graduate Studies and the Coordinator of the Rehabilitation Counseling Program, for permission to develop a plan of remediation to retake either the CRC exam or the in-house comprehensive examination.