Clinical Psychology Curriculum

​The Clinical Psychology program has developed coursework and milestone events that ensure the development of the above-mentioned goals.  In addition, all students work closely with a Clinical Psychology Program faculty mentor who closely monitors student progress and serves as a role model for implementing these goals.

I.  Foundation Courses

Basic course work is completed in the areas listed below.  These courses provide a broad-based foundation for integrating psychology theory and research. 

          1.  Biological Bases    

                       PSY 687 (3) Physiological Foundations

          2.  Cognitive-Affective Bases of Behavior             

                       PSY 589 (3) Cognitive Psychology  OR

                       PSY 680 (3) Learning

          3. Social Bases of Behavior

                       PSY 630 (3) Advanced Social Psychology

          4.  Individual Differences

                       PSY 624 (3) Advanced Developmental Psychology

                       PSY 751 (3) Psychopathology

          5.  History and Systems

                       PSY 609 (3) History and Systems of Psychology

          6.  Research Design

                       PSY 642 Clinical Research Methods

                       AND two of the following

                       PSY 611 (3) Research Design

                       PSY 612 (3) Applied Multiple Regression and Correlation

                       PSY 613 (3) Multivariate and Correlation Methods

           7.  Applied Components

                       PSY 798 (6) Thesis

                       PSY 898 (6) Doctoral Dissertation Design

                       PSY 899 (6) Doctoral Dissertation Implementation

II.   Assessment & Intervention

Coursework in this area provides a foundation for integrating theory, research, and practice related to the assessment and intervention.

           1.  Measurement

                         PSY 510 (3) Principles of Psychological Measurement

           2.  Assessment Methods

                         PSY 641 (3) Objective Personality Assessment

                         PSY 657 (3) Assessment I: Adult

                         PSY 658 (3) Assessment II:  Child and Adolescent

                         PSY 661 (3) Neuropsychological Assessment

           3.  Intervention

                         PSY 653 (3) Intervention I: Adult

                         PSY 660 (3) Intervention II: Child and Adolescent

                         PSY 785 (3) Seminar: Cognitive-Behavior Theory

                         PSY 850 (3) Ethnic and Minority Issues in Therapy  

           4.  Applied Components

                         PSY 790 & 791 (6) Practicum IA and IB

                         PSY 890 & 891 (6) Practicum IIA and IIB

                         PSY 892 & 893 (6) Practicum IIIA and IIIB

                         PSY 990 (3) Internship A

                         PSY 991 (3) Internship B