College of Education and Human Development - George Mason University

EDCD 628: Counseling and Social Justice

Important: For the most up-to-date information, refer to the official George Mason Course Catalog

General Information

Credit hours: 3


Discusses the Counseling and Development program's mission statement of Social Justice, Multiculturalism, Internationalism, Advocacy and Leadership. Provides an overview of theories and models of social justice, advocacy, and leadership. Examines theories and models from a multicultural perspective and discusses within the context of counseling in school and community settings. Examines the role of counselors as change agents, leaders, and advocates. Note: Students must have completed 24 credits in the Counseling program. Offered by School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Registration Restrictions:

Required Prerequisites: EDCD 660*B and 608B and (EDCD 654B or 626B).
* 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

  • Fall 2020, Section: 001, CRN 70909, Format: Online, Instructor: Shekila Melchior

Upcoming Sections

  • Spring 2021, Section: 001, CRN 10105, Format: Face-to-Face, Instructor: Shekila Melchior
Prior Sections (partial list)