College of Arts and Sciences

Department of Psychology

CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS


The courses required for the clinical program are noted below. Elective courses are listed as well. This curriculum was developed to be consistent with our training model and to meet APA accreditation requirements. Although it meets the licensure requirements for most state psychology boards, there is no guarantee that it will meet the requirements for all states. Information about specific licensure requirements by state may be found at the Association of State and Provincial Psychology Boards (ASPPB) website http://www.asppb.org


History and Systems of Psychology

Psych 504: History of Psychology - Required


Research Methodology and Techniques of Data Analysis

Psych 502: Research Design (fall and spring semester of first year) - Required

Psych 511: Analysis of Variance and Experimental Design - Required

Psych 512: Correlation, Regression, and Quasi-Experimental Design - Required

Psych 515: Multilevel and Synthesized Data - Elective

Psych 516: Applied Structural Equation Modeling - Elective


Social Aspects of Behavior

Psych 550: Attitudes and Social Cognition - Required


Biological Aspects of Behavior

Psych 575: Foundations of Neuropsychology - Required

Psych 574: Behavioral and Clinical Neuroscience – Elective

Note: Students with interests in clinical neuropsychology should take Psychology 574 and 575.


Cognitive and Affective Aspects of Behavior

Psych 592: Cognition and Affective Basis of Behavior- Required


Developmental Aspects of Behavior

CoPsy 516: Lifespan Development and Counseling - Required


Professional Standards and Ethics

Psych 530: Professional, Ethical, and Legal Issues - Required


Individual Differences in Behavior

Psych 533: Adult Psychopathology - Required


Measurement Theory and Individual Assessment

Psych 535: Personality Assessment and Diagnosis - Required

Psych 539: Intellectual and Neuropsychological Assessment - Required

Psych 514: Psychometrics – Required


Diversity Issues in Psychology

Psych 552: Diversity Issues in Psychology - Required


Individual and Group Intervention

Psych 520: Empirical Approaches to Adult Psychotherapy - Required

Psych 543: Clinical Child Psychology: Empirical Approaches to Assessment and Therapy - Elective

Psych 544: Medical Psychology - Required

Psych 534: Clinical Psychopharmacology - Elective


Clinical Practica

Psych 546: Beginning Counseling Service Practicum (2 semesters)


Minimum of four additional semesters of practicum from:

Psych 545: Psychology Clinic Assessment and Therapy Practicum

Psych 546: Advanced Counseling Service Practicum

Psych 547: Medical Psychology Practicum


Independent Study

Psych 600: Independent Study


Thesis

Psych 702: Master's Project


Dissertation

Psych 800: Doctoral Research, Dissertation


Clinical Internship

Psych 595: Clinical Internship in Psychology

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