Curriculum

Doctor of Psychology (Psy.D.) 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 605 History and Systems of Psychology 3
1 PSY 613 Research Methods and Statistics 1 3
1 PSY 650 Practicum Preparation 1 3
Total 15
Year 1: Spring
2 PSY 602 Foundations of Behavior: Cognitive and Affective 3
2 PSY 604 Psychopathology: Child/Adolescent 3
2 PSY 608 Standards and Ethics 3
2 PSY 614 Research Methods and Statistics 2 3
2 PSY 651 Practicum Preparation 2 3
Total 15
Year 2: Fall
3 PSY 606 Foundations of Behavior: Developmental 3
3 PSY 703 Psychometrics 3
3 PSY 711 Best Practices: Adults 3
3 PSY 720 Assessment Series: Intellectual 3
3 PSY 713 Practicum Case Conference 1
3 PRC 750 Practicum 1 2
Total 15
Year 2: Spring
4 PSY 607 Foundations of Behavior: Social and Cultural 3
4 PSY 710 Best Practices: Child and Family 3
4 PSY 712 Best Practices: Groups and Organizations 3
4 PSY 721 Assessment Series: Personality and Emotion 3
4 PSY 714 Practicum Case Conference 1
4 PRC 751 Practicum 1 2
Total 15
Year 2: Summer
PRC 752 Practicum 1 – Summer hours vary by practicum. Not all placements require a summer commitment. 0-2
Year 3: Fall
5 PSY 801 Human Diversity and Cultural Awareness 3
5 Elective 3
5 PSY 811 Leadership in Health Professions 1 3
5 PSY 722 Assessment Series: Neuropsychology 3
5 PSY 813 Practicum Case Conference 1
5 PRC 850 Practicum 2 3
Total 16
Year 3: Spring
6 PSY 804 Consultation and Supervision 3
6 Elective 3
6 PSY 808 Psychopharmacology 3
6 PSY 812 Leadership in Health Professions 2 3
6 PSY 814 Practicum Case Conference 1
6 PRC 851 Practicum 2 3
Total 16
Year 3: Summer
PRC 852 Practicum 2 – Summer hours vary by practicum. Not all placements require a summer commitment. 0-2
Year 4: Fall
7 PSY 860 Preparation for Internship 2
7 PSY 861 Dissertation Research Seminar 1 2
7 PSY 913 Practicum Case Conference 1
7 PRC 950 Practicum 3 3
Total 8
Year 4: Spring
8 PSY 862 Dissertation Research Seminar 2 2
8 PSY 914 Practicum Case Conference 1
8 PRC 951 Practicum 3 3
Total 6
Year 4: Summer
PRC 952 Practicum 3 – Summer hours vary by practicum. Not all placements require a summer commitment. 0-2
Year 5:
9 PSY 960 Internship (fall, spring, summer) 40
Total 40
TOTAL CREDITS for DOCTOR OF PSYCHOLOGY (PSY.D.) DEGREE 146