Undergraduate College

Dual Degree Requirements

Dual Degree in Professional Counseling

Dual Degree Program in Professional Counseling

This program offers a B.A. in Psychology in an accelerated undergraduate program in the Undergraduate College and a Master of Arts, M.A. in Professional Counseling through Rosemont’s Schools of Graduate and Professional Studies.

To be admitted to the dual degree program:

  • Students must have a minimum SAT score in Math and Critical Reading of 1150.
    • No SAT score can be below 550.
  • Students must have a minimum high school GPA of 3.25 and they must maintain at least a 3.250 GPA in psychology in their undergraduate classes with a cumulative GPA of at least 3.000.
  • All students are reviewed for progress with regard to required courses and college GPA in their sophomore year and notified whether or not they can continue in the program.

Additional Information:

  • In general, students will complete 109 credits in the Undergraduate College and 60 credits in the Schools of Graduate and Professional Studies.
  • Undergraduate credits may vary depending on whether 3 credit or 4 credit general education and elective classes are chosen.
  • Twelve credits from the M.A. program in Professional Counseling will count towards a student’s baccalaureate degree.
  • The B.A. in Psychology is awarded in the fall semester of a student’s fourth year at Rosemont.
  • The M.A. program is completed in the fall semester of a student’s sixth year.
  • The B.A. and M.A. program requires 169 credits.

General Education and Elective Requirements 57 to 58 credits

Students may apply 6 credits from their major towards general education requirements. All general education requirements must be completed by the spring semester of the student’s sophomore year at Rosemont.

Required Undergraduate Psychology and Supporting Courses 21 credits
All required Psychology and supporting courses must be completed during the student’s junior year at Rosemont.
PSY-0210Descriptive Statistics3 credits
PSY-0241Cognition and Perception3 credits
OR

PSY-0250Social and Interpersonal Psychology3 credits
PSY-0260Psychological Inquiry and Writing3 credits
PSY-0280Inferential Statistics3 credits
PSY-0340Psychology of Personality3 credits

Undergraduate Psychology elective3 credits
PSY-0461Internship3 credits

Undergraduate Electives

Electives can also be used to take other undergraduate Psychology classes, but cannot be limited to only these areas. Students in the dual degree program have approximately 48 credits they can use to choose undergraduate elective courses. All undergraduate elective credits must be completed by the fall of a student’s fourth year at Rosemont.

Required Graduate Courses

Students begin taking graduate level courses in the fall of their fourth year at Rosemont College. The courses are listed below in the suggest sequence in which they should be taken.

Fourth Year, Fall Semester
PSY-6021Psychopathology I3 credits
PSY-6025Advanced Research Methods3 credits
Fourth Year, Spring Semester
PSY-5999Introduction to Counseling Psychology3 credits
PSY-6025Individual Assessment3 credits
PSY-6002Group Process and Strategies3 credits
PSY-6082Developmental Across the Lifespan3 credits
Fourth Year, Summer
PSY-6022Psychopathology II3 credits
PSY-6060Multicultural Counseling3 credits
Fifth Year, Fall Semester
PSY-6050Family Counseling3 credits
PSY-6089Trauma Studies3 credits
PSY-6090Special Topics in Counseling Psychology3 credits
PSY-6070Career and Lifestyle Counseling3 credits
Fifth Year, Spring Semester
PSY-6055Substance Use and Addiction3 credits
PSY-6008Cognitive Behavioral Theories and Strategies3 credits
PSY-6040Legal and Ethical Issues in Professional Practice3 credits
PSY-6056Counseling Strategies and Techniques3 credits
Fifth Year, Summer
PSY-6100Counseling Practicum I3 credits
PSY-6103Counseling Practicum I Seminar1 credit
Sixth Year, Fall Semester
PSY-6101Counseling Practicum II3 credits
PSY-6104Counseling Practicum II Seminar1 credit

Dual Degree in School Counseling

Dual Degree Program in School Counseling

This program offers a B.A. in Psychology in an accelerated undergraduate program in the Undergraduate College and a Master of Arts in School Counseling, M.A. through Rosemont’s Schools of Graduate and Professional Studies. Students can complete both their B.A. and M.A. degrees in approximately 5 years. This timeline requires students to take classes the summers between their third and fourth years at Rosemont and again, between their fourth and fifth years.

To be admitted to the dual degree program students must have a
  • Minimum SAT score in math and critical reading of 1150.
    • No SAT score can be below 550.
  • Students must have a minimum high school GPA of 3.25 and they must maintain at least a 3.25 GPA in psychology in their undergraduate classes with a cumulative GPA of at least 3.000.
  • All students are reviewed for progress with regard to required courses and college GPA in their sophomore year and notified whether or not they can continue in the program.

Additional Information:

  • In general students will complete 109 credits in the Undergraduate College and 48 credits in the Schools of Graduate and Professional Studies.
  • Undergraduate credits may vary depending on whether three or four credit general education and elective classes are chosen.
  • Twelve credits from the M.A. program in School Counseling will count towards a student’s baccalaureate degree.
  • The B.A. in Psychology is awarded in the fall semester of a student’s fourth year at Rosemont.
  • The M.A. program is completed in the fall semester of a student’s fifth year.
  • The B.A. and M.A. program requires 156 credits.

General Education and Elective Requirements 57 to 58 credits

Students may apply six credits from their major towards general education requirements. All general education requirements must be completed by the spring semester of the student’s sophomore year at Rosemont.

Required Undergraduate Psychology and Supporting Courses 21 credits
All required Psychology and supporting courses must be completed during the student’s junior year at Rosemont.
PSY-0241Cognition and Perception3 credits
OR

PSY-0250Social and Interpersonal Psychology3 credits
PSY-0260Psychological Inquiry and Writing3 credits
PSY-0340Psychology of Personality3 credits
PSY-0361Educational Psychology3 credits
PSY-0461Internship3 credits
MAT-0215Statistics I3 credits
MAT-0216Statistics II3 credits

Note:

Students must take the statistics courses with math (MAT) prefixes to be certified by the Pennsylvania Department of Education. PSY-0210 and PSY-0280 will not be accepted by PDE.


Undergraduate Electives

Electives can also be used to take other undergraduate Psychology classes, but cannot be limited to only these areas. Students in the dual degree program have approximately 45 credits they can use to choose undergraduate elective courses. All undergraduate elective credits must be completed by fall of a student’s fourth year at Rosemont.

Required Graduate Courses

Students begin taking graduate level courses in the summer after their junior year at Rosemont College. The courses are listed below in the suggest sequence in which they should be taken.

Third Year, Summer
PSY-5999Introduction to Counseling Psychology3 credits
PSY-6082Developmental Across the Lifespan3 credits
Fourth Year, Fall Semester
PSY-6021Psychopathology I3 credits
PSY-6043Legal and Ethical Practice and Issues in Schools3 credits
PSY-6025Advanced Research Methods3 credits
Fourth Year, Spring Semester
PSY-6025Individual Assessment3 credits
PSY-6002Group Process and Strategies3 credits
PSY-6108School Counseling Pre-Practicum3 credits
PSY-6065School Counseling (K-12)3 credits
Fourth Year, Summer
PSY-6008Cognitive Behavioral Theories and Strategies3 credits
PSY-6070Career and Lifestyle Counseling3 credits
Fifth Year, Fall Semester
PSY-6050Family Counseling3 credits
PSY-6110School Counseling Practicum I: Elementary3 credits
OR

PSY-6120School Counseling Practicum I: Secondary3 credits
Fifth Year, Spring Semester
PSY-6060Multicultural Counseling3 credits
PSY-6055Substance Use and Addiction3 credits
PSY-6111School Counseling Practicum II: Elementary3 credits
OR

PSY-6121School Counseling Practicum II: Secondary3 credits

Degree Offered

B.A., Bachelor of Arts in Psychology

B.A./M.A. in Professional Counseling or School Counseling