2011-2012 Undergraduate Catalog

Counselor Education

Chairperson: Dr. Rebecca Newgent
Office: WIU-Quad Cities, Room 277, Moline, IL 61265
Telephone: (309) 762-1876 Fax: (309) 762-6989
E-mail: RA-Newgent@wiu.edu
Website: wiu.edu/counselored

Faculty: Alexander-Albritton, McFarland, Newgent, Nikels, O’Ryan, Parmanand.

Adjunct Faculty: Macias, Nikolopoulos, Partridge.

The Department of Counselor Education offers graduate degree programs for students interested in pursuing careers in the counseling profession.

Course Descriptions


241 Career and Personal Development. (2) This course emphasizes self-exploration leading to understanding and enhancing the student’s own career and personal development. Students receive exposure to methods of learning about careers, job hunting strategies, and effective ways of presenting themselves. Through internal and external exploration activities, students receive assistance in academic and career decision making.

433 Special Problems in Counseling. (1, repeatable for different titles) Designed to provide a group of students an opportunity for further professional growth and to apply problem solving approaches in dealing with specific educational problems. Graded S/U only