Course Summary
Credit Type:
Dates Offered:
Credit Recommendation & Competencies
Level Credits (SH) Subject
Lower-Division Baccalaureate 3 Fundamentals Of Counseling or Introduction to Counseling
Credit is recommended for examinees who score 400 or above.


This examination is a multiple-choice exam designed to evaluate whether candidates possess the knowledge and understanding that would be gained by taking an upper level college course in Fundamentals of Counseling. Content specifications for the exam were developed and approved by a panel of subject matter experts, all U.S. accredited college faculty members who are teaching or have taught a like course within the prior 3 years.

Skills Measured:

The skills measured include historical development (5 percent); counselor roles and functions (23 percent); the counseling relationship (12 percent); theoretical approaches (24 percent); social and cultural foundations (12 percent); career development (6 percent); human growth and development (8 percent); and assessment and appraisal techniques (10 percent).
Instruction & Assessment
Supplemental Materials

Other offerings from Prometric Inc, DSST Credit-by-Exam