Counseling Psychology 650:

Theory and Practice in Interviewing

Developed by Alberta M. Gloria

Do you want to learn how to be an effective interviewer or interviewee? If you’re unsure, ask yourself these questions:

  • Do you want to learn how to actively listen and ask effective questions?
  • Are you interested in learning how to reflect information and emotion intentionally and competently?
  • Do you want to know how to use persuasion and nonverbal communication to be effective in your interpersonal interactions or your major and future career?
  • Similarly, are you interested in gaining the skills needed to be a strong interviewee and be competitive for different selection settings like jobs, internships, or graduate school?

If you answered yes to any or all of these questions, then consider taking CP 650, Theory and Practice of Interviewing this summer! This is a three-credit course offered for students who want to improve their interviewing skills. It includes a lecture and a lab section. The lecture presents core concepts that you will analyze and practice in the lab sections. The labs provide in-depth discussion, examination, and practice of the principles presented in the texts and in lecture. Labs intend to increase awareness and understanding of self as a cultural being through experiential practice and use of communication skills.

Interviewing is an art and a skill that is relevant to everyday communication and translates into strengthening personal and professional relationships. Come join us in Theory and Practice of Interviewing this summer!

CP 650: Interviewing Times


Lecture: 8:55 – 10:10 am
Lab: 10:20 – 12:15 pm
CP 650: Interviewing Dates
May 30 – June 18
CP 650: Interviewing Credits
Credit Course
CP 650: Interviewing Questions


Meet the Course Developer

Alberta Gloria

Alberta Gloria

Chair of Chican@/Latin@ Studies Program

Dr. Gloria has several research teams exploring the educational processes and coping strategies that facilitate academic persistence and educational wellness for students of color. Studies are conceptualized using the Psychosociocultural approach to academic persistence (Gloria & Rodriguez, 2000; Castellanos & Gloria, 2007) in which the “whole student” is considered within the context of the university environment. Central to her work is the concept of creation and maintenance of “academic families” in which students find cultural congruity (Gloria & Robinson Kurpius, 1996), personal and professional reflection and validation, and dimensionalized connections to persist within their educational contexts (Castellanos & Gloria, 2007; Gloria, 1997; Gloria & Segura-Herrera, 2004).  Learn about the Chican@/Latin@ Studies Program >

Look for COUN PSY 650 in your

course guide or student center.