6 in 5 - Combined BA/MA Program for Assumption College Undergraduates

This program is designed for Assumption College students who are full-time undergraduate majors in the Institute for Social and Rehabilitation Services, who have demonstrated superior academic performance, and who are interested in pursuing a graduate degree in Rehabilitation Counseling. Students must be recommended for the program by a faculty member of the Institute for Human Services and Rehabilitation Studies. Acceptance into the Six-in-Five program allows students to begin taking graduate courses in their senior year. During the spring semester of the senior year, students must formally apply for acceptance into the graduate program.

Upon acceptance into the graduate program, students may continue their graduate coursework through the summer sessions and the following academic year. Upon successful completion of the academic and clinical requirements, students will be awarded a Master of Arts degree in Rehabilitation Counseling. This program allows outstanding students to complete six years of full-time academic work in five years.

YEAR 1
Fall

RCP 502 - Research Seminar in Rehabilitation Counseling
RCP 503 - Foundations of Rehabilitation Services
RCP 505 - Introduction to Assessment and Appraisal of Individuals with Disabilities
RCP 510 - Seminar in Medical Rehabilitation

Spring
RCP 512 - Occupational Analysis, Career Development and Job Placement
RCP 520 - Introduction to Psychiatric Rehabilitation
RCP 530 - Counseling Theory and Practice
RCP 599 - Practicum in Rehabilitation Counseling

- Graduation from Undergraduate program - enroll in Graduate program -

Summer I
RCP 508 - Family Systems and Rehabilitation
RCP 500B - Substance Abuse Treatment

Summer II
RCP 525 - Psycho-social and Environmental Aspects of Disability
RCP 631 - Multi-Cultural Issues

YEAR 2
Fall

RCP 513 - Vocational Evaluation and Assessment
RCP 630 - Advanced Counseling
RCP 550 - Group Work
ELECTIVE - Advanced Course Elective
RCP 699 - Internship and Internship Seminar I

Spring
RCP 540 - Case Management in Rehabilitation
RCP 514 - Private Sector Rehabilitation
ELECTIVE - Advanced Course Elective
RCP 500A - Developmental Disabilities
RCP 699 - Internship and Internship Seminar II