Curriculum

2021-2022

Doctor of Psychology (PsyD) Degree in Clinical Psychology

Semester Course # Course Title Credits
Year 1: Fall
1 PSY 601 Foundations of Behavior: Biological 3
1 PSY 603 Psychopathology: Adult 3
1 PSY 801 Human Diversity and Cultural Awareness 3
1 PSY 613 Research Methods 3
1 PSY 650 Practicum Preparation 1 3
Total 15
Year 1: Spring
2 PSY 602 Foundations of Behavior: Developmental 3
2 PSY 604 Psychopathology: Child/Adolescent 3
2 PSY 608 Standards and Ethics 3
2 PSY 614 Statistics 3
2 PSY 651 Practicum Preparation 2 3
Total 15
Year 2: Fall
3 PSY 607 Foundations of Behavior: Social and Cultural 3
3 PSY 703 Psychometrics 3
3 PSY 711 Interventions: Behavioral 3
3 PSY 720 Assessment Series: Intellectual 3
3 PSY 713 Practicum Case Conference 1 3
3 PRC 750 Practicum 1 4
Total 19
Year 2: Spring
4 PSY 606 Foundations of Behavior: Cognitive and Affective 3
4 PSY 710 Interventions: Child and Adolescent 3
4 PSY 712 Interventions: Groups 3
4 PSY 721 Assessment Series: Personality and Emotion 3
4 PSY 714 Practicum Case Conference 2 3
4 PRC 751 Practicum 1 4
Total 19
Year 2: Summer
PRC 799 Practicum 1 – Summer hours vary by practicum. Not all placements require a summer commitment. 0-1
Year 3: Fall
5 PSY 803 Interventions: Crisis and Trauma 3
5  PSY 801 Human Diversity and Cultural Awareness 3
5 PSY 722 Assessment Series: Neuropsychology 3
5 PSY 811 Leadership in Organizations 3
5 PSY 813 Practicum Case Conference 3 3
5 PRC 850 Practicum 2 5
Total 20
Year 3: Spring
6 PSY 804 Interventions: Consultation and Supervision 3
6 PSY 808 Psychopharmacology 3
6 PSY 861 Dissertation Research Seminar 1 3
6 PSY 812 Interventions: Psychodynamic 3
6 PSY 814 Practicum Case Conference 4 3
6 PRC 851 Practicum 2 5
Total 20
Year 3: Summer
PRC 799 Practicum 2 – Summer hours vary by practicum. Not all placements require a summer commitment. 0-1
Year 4: Fall
PSY 862 Dissertation Research Seminar 2 3
PSY 806 Forensics (this course will be phased out in 2022-2023) 1.5
7 PSY 913 Practicum Case Conference 3
7 PRC 950 Practicum 3 6
Total 13.5
Year 4: Spring
8 PSY 815 Advocacy and Social Justice 3
8 PSY 806 Forensics (this course will be phased out in 2022-2023) 1.5
8 PSY 914 Practicum Case Conference 3
8 PRC 951 Practicum 3 6
Total 13.5
Year 4: Summer
PRC 799 Practicum 3 – Summer hours vary by practicum. Not all placements require a summer commitment. 0-1
Year 5:
9 PSY 960 Internship (fall, spring, summer) 40
Total 40
TOTAL CREDITS for DOCTOR OF PSYCHOLOGY (PSYD) DEGREE 175