ECG-Counseling, Human Services Courses


ECG 152. Let's BMEN: How to successfully Navigate the collegiate Experience. 1 Hour.

This course is design to be an academic tool for participants in the BMEN program. Academic skills, and resources along with male perspectives of color will also be presented.

ECG 155. Job Search Strategies. 1 Hour.

Current occupational information, employer information, and job market trends. Relevance of academic preparation to world of work. Job search strategies and resume preparation.

ECG 300. Career Mapping. 3 Hours.

Get what you want by identifying and building key skills being sought by employers and graduate school admission committees today. This course provides an interactive exploration into arriving at your destination and having fun along the way. Gain tips and insights from executives in your field into professional development, resume/interviewing, communication, team building, networking (live and virtual), and other key areas necessary to help you present yourself as the applicant of choice. Master these steps and begin to map your journey toward career success.

ECG 420. Alcoholism. 3 Hours.

Emotional, intellectual, psychological, and social aspects of alcoholism.

ECG 422. Strategy for Attitude Devlmt. 3 Hours.

Dynamics of positive and negative attitudes. Techniques and exercises for improving communication, empathy, and awareness. Techniques for determining personal strengths, setting goals, managing time, and developing strong positive attitudes.

ECG 423. Strategy Effective Interviewin. 3 Hours.

Selected interviewing skills described, demonstrated, and practiced in role play with feedback to increase effectiveness in interviewing.

ECG 424. Constructive Conflict Mgmnt. 3 Hours.

Strategies of constructive conflict management in multicultural settings. Synthetic culture laboratory organized to practice managing conflict in safe context. Strategies for mediating conflict focus on increased awareness, knowledge, and skills for reframing conflict.

ECG 438. Interpersonal Skills Develop. 3 Hours.

Classroom lectures plus experiential, structured exercises in small groups for development of more effective interpersonal communication skills.

ECG 451. Issues/Helping Professions. 1-3 Hour.

Discussion of issues in the helping professions.

ECG 460. Sign Language I: Survival. 3 Hours.

Beginning course in manual communication. Finger spelling and language of signs to facilitate communication with individuals who have severe hearing impairments.

ECG 461. Sign Language II: Intermediate. 3 Hours.

Manual communication; signed English. Finger spelling and language of signs.
Prerequisites: ECG 460 [Min Grade: C]

ECG 462. Sign Language III: Advanced. 3 Hours.

American Sign Language. Syntax structure for more effective communication with adult deaf persons. Sign concept and concept transmission.
Prerequisites: ECG 461 [Min Grade: C]

ECG 463. Intro Interpreting for Deaf. 3 Hours.

Basic theories, principles, and practices of interpreting for deaf in general and specialized settings; guidelines appropriate in situational settings. Development of interpreting skills and manual communications skills.
Prerequisites: ECG 462 [Min Grade: C]

ECG 470. Crisis Intervention Techniques. 3 Hours.

Crisis counseling theory, applications of crisis intervention, and crisis situations.

ECG 474. Sem Death Dying and Bereav. 3 Hours.

Attitudes, beliefs, and response to death, dying, and bereavement. Multicultural perspective. Implications for counseling.