Curriculum

PsyD Curriculum 2018

 


Doctor of Psychology in Clinical Psychology Curriculum

 

Biological, Methodological, & General Psychology Requirements (28 hours)

701         Psychometric Theory & Assessment (3 hours)
702         Lifespan Developmental Psychology (3 hours)
703         Biological Bases of Behavior (3 hours)
704         Integrated Primary Healthcare (3 hours) (2017 class and later)
710         Cognition & Affective Processes (3 hours)
711         Social Psychology and Social Neuroscience (3 hours)
712         Research Design (3 hours)
714         Statistical Methods (3 hours)
715         Advanced Statistical Methods (3 hours)
812         Seminar in History & Systems of Psychology (1 hour)

 

Clinical & Medical Psychology Requirements (14 hours)

717         Ethics & Professional Issues (3 hours)
718         Individual & Cultural Diversity (3 hours)
721         Personality & Psychopathology (3 hours)
726         Health Psychology I (3 hours)
960         Consultation & Supervision I (1 hour)
961         Consultation & Supervision II (1 hour)

 

Assessment & Intervention Requirements (16 hours)

731         Personality Assessment (3 hours)
732         Cognitive Assessment (3 hours)
733         Clinical Interviewing (3 hours)
743         Evidence-Based Assessment and Therapy I (formerly Cognitive Behavioral Assessment & Therapy) (4 hours)
745         Evidence-Based Assessment and Therapy II (formerly Psychotherapy Theory & Methods) (3 hours)

 

Practicum & Internship Requirements (12 hours)

754         Practicum I (1 hour) 
755         Practicum II (1 hour)            
857         Practicum III (1 hour)
858         Practicum IV (1 hour)
910         Advanced Practicum I (1 hour)
911         Advanced Practicum II (1 hour)
993         Internship (6 hours) (taken over the course of one year)

 

Dissertation (7 hours)

971         Clinical Dissertation (1-3 hours)*

*971 is repeated, with 7 credit hours required; 3 additional hours may be taken as electives.

                                                                      

  Electives (15 hours from among the courses below)

708         Psychopharmacology (3 hours)
746         Medical Family Therapy (2 hours)
833         Neuropsychological Assessment (3 hours)
834         Neuroanatomy / Neurology (3 hours)
835         Psycho-oncology (3 hours)
836         Biobehavioral processes and disease and health (3 hours)
843         Advanced Personality Assessment (3 hours)
850         Teaching Elective (3 hours)
860         Psychology of Aging (3 hours)
861         Health Psychology II (3 hours)                            
862         Anxiety & Mood Disorders (3 hours)                  
863         Addictive Disorders (3 hours)                              
864         Trauma & Maltreatment (3 hours)           
865         Child Assessment & Psychopathology (3 hours)
866         Pediatric Psychology (3 hours)    
867         Rehabilitation Psychology (3 hours)
868         Psychology of Pain (3 hours)
869         Advanced Neuropsychological Assessment (3 hours)
872         Forensic Psychology (3 hours)
873         Community Psychology (3 hours)
874         Child & Family Behavior Therapy (3 hours)
875         Developmental Disabilities (3 hours)
880         Special Topics/Independent Study (1-3 hours)
912         Elective Practicum (1 hour) Can be taken up to 6 credit hours
972         Extended Clinical Dissertation (1-3 hours) Can be taken up to 10 credit hours