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School of Education - George Mason University

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General Information

Credits: 3


Examines multicultural issues in counseling and explores the complexities of culture and its influence on the client/counselor relationship. Promotes awareness and understanding of cultural differences and their effect on the counseling relationship. Investigates variables that interact with culture that may interfere with the counseling relationship, such as historical, political, socioeconomic, psychosocial adjustment, racism, prejudice, discrimination, and oppression. Offered by School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Registration Restrictions:

Required Prerequisites: (EDCD 608*B and (EDCD 606B or 609B)).
* May be taken concurrently.
B Requires minimum grade of B.

Enrollment is limited to students with a major, minor, or concentration in Counseling and Development or Counseling.

Enrollment limited to students in a Graduate Certificate or Master of Education degrees.

Schedule Type: Lecture
This course is graded on the Graduate Regular scale.

Semesters taught: Fall, Spr, Sum

Current Sections

  • Summer 2023, Section: C01, CRN 43345, Format: Face-to-Face, Instructor: Joanne Frederick

Upcoming Sections

  • Fall 2023, Section: 003, CRN 81833, Format: Face-to-Face, Instructor: Joanne Frederick
  • Fall 2023, Section: 004, CRN 81834, Format: Face-to-Face, Instructor: Joanne Frederick
Prior Sections (partial list)