what high school courses are needed if i wanna be a guidance counselor?

I'm in grade 10, going into grade 11 in the fall. I got my course selection sheet last week and i wanna know what courses i need to go into university. I wanna be a guidance counselor, marriage counselor, or a child psychologist. What high school courses would i need? Also, how many years would i have to be in university for?

Asked By: tara - 4/11/2012
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U just need to get a diploma and have a good gpa. Atleast 3.5... Colleges don't look at what classes u took in high school and give u credit unless its ap class and is a required class. When u get to college u take a placement test thay decides what basics u need like math, English, writing, reading. Most people skip... More
Answered By: giselle - 4/11/2012
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You don't need high school courses you just need to graduate high school.
Answered By: Genus Gooberfatfacetwinkletoes - 4/11/2012
Generally, high school classes do not count towards your college degree (unless AP).
Answered By: Tyr - 4/11/2012
uhhh, just letting you know a guidance counsellor and a child psychologist are two entirely DIFFERENT thing,s that have different paths. Since I'm in the Concurrent program I will have the option to be a guidance counsellor (even though I'm on track to be a teacher.. teachers can be guidance counsellors.) Wheras, to... More
Answered By: american pie - 4/12/2012
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