Doctorate of Psychology (Psy.D.)*

 

Foundation Courses for the Psy.D

Students who are granted traditional admission are admitted to the core curriculum courses of the Psy.D program upon completion of the following Foundational courses or their equivalent.
ED 501 Fundamentals of Research (3)
ED 505 Advanced Psychology of Human Development (3)
ED 530 Assessment of LD and Reading (3)
ED 538 Cognitive Assessment I (3)
ED 611 Child Psychotherapy (3)
ED 614 Counseling Theory (3)
ED 615 Techniques of Counseling (4)
ED 616 Group Counseling (4)
ED 618 Professional Issues in MH Counseling* (3)
ED 623 Marriage and Family Therapy (3)
ED 624 Clinical Disorders: Diagnosis and Treatment (3)
ED 625 Clinical Assessment (4)
ED 629 Addictive Behaviors (3)
ED 681 Career and Lifestyle Development (3)
ED 701 Foundations of School Psychology* (3)
ED 704 Personality Assessment I (4)
ED 705 Neuropsychological Assessment I (3)
ED 721 Advanced Multicultural Perspectives (3)
ED 792 Beginning Practicum I (1)
ED 793 Beginning Practicum II (1)
*Either Ed 618 or Ed 701 

Students who are granted Advanced Standing are admitted to the core curriculum courses of the Psy.D program upon completion of the following Foundational courses or their equivalent.
ED 501 Fundamentals of Research (3)
ED 505 Advanced Psychology of Human Development (3)
ED 530 Assessment of LD and Reading (3)
ED 538 Cognitive Assessment I (3)
ED 614 Counseling Theory (3)
ED 615 Techniques of Counseling (4)
ED 616 Group Counseling (4)
ED 618 Professional Issues in MH Counseling* (3)
ED 623 Marriage and Family Therapy (3)
ED 624 Clinical Disorders: Diagnosis and Treatment (3)
ED 625 Clinical Assessment (4)
ED 629 Addictive Behaviors (3)
ED 650/651 Supervised Internship (up to 6 credits) (6)
ED 681 Career and Lifestyle Development (3)
ED 701 Foundations of School Psychology* (3)
ED 704 Personality Assessment I (4)
ED 721 Advanced Multicultural Perspectives (3)
*Either Ed 618 or Ed 701

Students may take or apply additional courses at the foundational level, not to exceed 60 credits.
 

Core Curriculum (45 credits)

ED 801 History and Systems (2)
ED 802 Biological Bases of Behavior (3)
ED 803 Cognitive-Affective Bases of Behavior (3)
ED 804 Social Bases of Behavior (2)
ED 806 Psychopathology and Interventions (3)
ED 810 Cognitive Assessment II (3)
ED 812 Personality Assessment II (3)
ED 815 Evidence Based Treatment: Children and Families (3) or
ED 816 Evidence Based Treatment: Adults (3)
ED 820 Developmental Psychology (3)
ED 821 Professional Psychology; Ethics and Standards (2)
ED 833 Supervision, Consultation & Systems (2)
ED 838 Seminar: Internship Preparation and Professional Development (1)
ED 863 Research Methods and Design (4)
ED 883 Quantitative Analysis (4)
ED 886 Clinical Internship (1)
ED 887 Clinical Internship (1)
ED 890 Directed Research and Advisement (2)
ED 895 Dissertation (3)

Students will work with their academic advisor to choose a Counseling Psychology or School Psychology emphasis. A list of potential electives is presented below.
 

Counseling Psychology Emphasis (15 elective credits)

ED 807 Psychopharmacology (3)
ED 808 Foundations of Neuropsychology (3)
ED 814 Seminar: Group Psychotherapy (3)
ED 815 Evidence Based Treatment: Children and Families (3)
ED 832 Community Consultation (3)


School Psychology Emphasis (15 elective credits)

ED 807 Psychopharmacology (3)
ED 808 Foundations of Neuropsychology (3)
ED 830 School Based Consultation (3)
ED 831 Classroom Based Assessment (3)
ED 835 School Neuropsychology (3)

*Students are required to have taken 60 credits of foundation courses through the M.A. in Mental Health Counseling degree or C.A.G.S. in School Psychology program prior to entering the core Psy.D. courses.

 

 Sample Program of Study-Traditional Admission* 

   

Fall  

Spring  

Summer  

Year One 

ED 501 Fundamentals of Research (3) 

ED 505 Advanced  Psychology of Human Development(3) 

ED 614 Counseling Theory  (3)                  

ED 615 Techniques of Counseling (4) 

ED 624 Clinical Disorders: Diagnosis and Treatment (3) 

ED 611   Child Psychotherapy (3) 

ED 681  Career and Lifestyle Development (3)  

ED 538  Cognitive Assessment I (3)  

ED 629  Addictive Behaviors  (3) 

Year Two 

ED 625 Clinical Assessment (4) 

ED 530 Assessment of LD and Reading (3)  

ED 616 Group Counseling  (4)  

ED 792 Beginning Practicum I  (1)  

ED 618 Professional Issues in MH Counseling (3) 

ED 623 Marriage and Family Therapy       (3) 

ED 793 Beginning Practicum II        (1) 

  

ED 704 Personality Assessment I  (4) 

ED 705 Neuropsychological Assessment I (3) 

ED 721 Advanced Multicultural Perspectives (3) 

  

Year Three 

ED 801 History & Systems (2)   

ED 802 Biological Bases of Behavior (3)   

ED 804 Social Bases of behavior (2)   

ED 863 Research Methods (4)   

ED 810  Cognitive Assessment II (3)   

ED 812 Personality Assessment II (3)   

ED 863 Quantitative Analysis (4)    

ED 840  Practicum I (1) 

ED 816 Evidence Based Treatment: Adults (3)   

†ED 808 Foundations of Neuropsychology (3)   

ED 821 Professional Psychology: Ethics and Standards (2)   

ED 833 Consultation, Supervision & Systems (2)   

ED 890 Dissertation Research (2)  

Year Four 

ED 806 Psychopathology and Interventions (3)   

ED 820 Developmental Psychology (3)   

ED 838 Internship and Professional Development (1)   

ED 895 Dissertation (3)   

ED 841 Practicum II (1)                           

ED 803 Cognitive/Affective Bases of Behavior (3)   

†ED 814 Seminar: Group Psychotherapy (3)   

†ED 832 Community Consultation (3)   

ED 842 Practicum III (1) 

†ED 835 School Neuropsychology (3)   

†ED 831 Classroom Based Assessment (3) 

†ED 807 Psychopharmacology (3)   

ED 815 Evidence Based Treatment: Children and Families (3) 

Year Five 

ED 886 Clinical Internship (1) 

ED 887  Clinical Internship (1) 

   

    

*Does not include prerequisites  

    

†Elective  

 

Sample Program of Study-Advanced Standing Admission*

   

Fall  

Spring  

Summer  

Year One 

ED 801 History & Systems (2)   

ED 802 Biological Bases of Behavior (3)   

ED 804 Social Bases of Behavior (2)   

ED 863 Research Methods (4)   

ED 810  Cognitive Assessment II (3)   

ED 812  Personality Assessment II (3)   

ED 863  Quantitative Analysis (4)    

ED 840  Practicum I (1) 

ED 816 Evidence Based Treatment: Adults (3)   

†ED 808 Foundations of Neuropsychology (3)   

ED 821 Professional Psychology: Ethics and Standards (2)   

ED 833 Consultation, Supervision & Systems (2)   

ED 890 Dissertation Research (2)  

Year Two 

ED 806 Psychopathology and Interventions (3)   

ED 820 Developmental Psychology (3)   

ED 838 Internship and Professional Development (1)   

ED 895 Dissertation (3)   

ED 841 Practicum II (1)                           

ED 803 Cognitive/Affective Bases of Behavior (3)   

†ED 814 Seminar: Group Psychotherapy (3)   

†ED 832 Community Consultation (3)   

ED 842 Practicum III (1) 

†ED 835 School Neuropsychology (3)   

†ED 831 Classroom Based Assessment (3) 

†ED 807 Psychopharmacology (3)   

ED 815 Evidence Based Treatment: Children and Families (3) 

Year Three 

ED 886 Clinical Internship (1) 

ED 887  Clinical Internship (1) 

   

   

*Does not include additional foundational courses or prerequisites  

    

†Elective