PsyD Curriculum Pattern

This is a sample curriculum pattern and is subject to change.

Course descriptions are available in the catalog.

Year 1 | Fall
   
PSYD 702 History and Systems of Psychology 2 credits
PSYD 703 Culture and Mental Health 3 credits
PSYD 704 Human Development 3 credits
PSYD 710 Advanced Psychopathology I: Children and Adolescents 3 credits
PSYD 705 Practicum 1A 1 credit
  Semester Total  12 credits
Year 1 | Spring
   
PSYD 716 Intellectual Assessment 3 credits
PSYD 714 Community Mental Health and Health Disparities 2 credits
PSYD 711 Advanced Psychopathology II: Adults 3 credits
PSYD 713 Biological Psychology 2 credits
PSYD 715 Practicum 1B 1 credit
  Semester Total  11 credits
Year 1 | Summer   
 
PSYD 732 Personality Assessment 3 credits
PSYD 722 Professional Ethics, Law, and Standards 2 credits
  Semester Total  5 credits
Year 2 | Fall
   
PSYD 724 Qualitative Research Design, Measurement, and Analysis 2 credits
PSYD 728 Integrated Behavioral Health in Primary Care 3 credits
PSYD 7XX Neuropsychological Screening 3 credits
PSYD 725 Evidence Based Practice I: Humanistic, Psychodynamic, Interpersonal Psychotherapy 3 credits
PSYD 729 Practicum 2A 1 credit
  Semester Total  12 credits
Year 2 | Spring
   
PSYD 730 Evidence Based Practice II: Behavioral and Cognitive Therapy 3 credits
PSYD 733 Sociocultural Bases of Behavior 3 credits
PSYD 724 Quantitative Research Design, Measurement, and Analysis 3 credits
PSYD XXX Elective 2 credits
PSYD 740 Practicum 2B 1 credit
  Semester Total  12 credits
Year 2 | Summer  
   
PSYD 735 Evidence Based Practice III: Relationships and Families 3 credits
  Semester Total  3 credits
Year 3 | Fall
   
PSYD 745 Evidence Based Practice IV: Groups 3 credits
PSYD 726 Cognitive and Affective Bases of Behavior 3 credits
PSYD 707 Translational Research Project Proposal Seminar 1 credit
PSYD 750 Practicum 3A 2 credits
  Semester Total  9 credits
Year 3 | Spring
   
PSYD XXX Elective 2 credits
PSYD XXX Consultation and Inter-professional Collaboration 2 credits
PSYD XXX Translational Research Project Proposal 1 credit
PSYD 760 Practicum 3B 2 credits
PSYD XXX Psychopharmacology 2 credits
  Semester Total credits
Year 3 | Summer
   
    0 credits
Year 4 | Fall
   
PSYD XXX Theory and Practice of Clinical Supervision 2 credits
PSYD XXX Translational Research Project 1 credit
PSYD 770 Practicum 4A 2 credits
PSYD XXX TBD Required 2 credits
  Semester Total  7 credits
Year 4 | Spring
   
PSYD XXX Assessment and Treatment of Substance Abuse 2 credits
PSYD XXX Translational Research Project 1 credit
PSYD 780 Practicum 4B 2 credits
PSYD XXX Elective 2 credits
  Semester Total  7 credits
Year 4 | Summer
   
PSYD XXX Full-Time Clinical Internship at another Institution (starts July 1st or September 1st) 0 credits
  Semester Total  0 credits
Year 5 | Fall
   
PSYD XXX Full-Time Clinical Internship 1 credit
  Semester Total  1 credit
Year 5 | Spring
   
PSYD XXX Full-Time Clinical Internship 1 credit
  Semester Total 1 credit
Year 5 | Summer
   
PSYD XXX Full-Time Clinical Internship (ends June 30th or August 31st) 0 credits
  Semester Total 0 credits
  MINIMUM TOTAL NUMBER OF CREDITS 89 CREDITS
Elective Options
(2 credits each)
   
PSYD XXX Indigenous Healing Practices  
PSYD XXX Gender, Sex, Sexuality and Health  
PSYD XXX Aging and Older Adults  
PSYD 752 Attachment Theory: Parent Bonding and the Clinical Implications of Essential Relationships  
PSYD 706 Clinical Applications of East Asian Meditation Practices  
PSYD 738 Infant Mental Health:  Clinical Implications and Practice Principles