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Coursework

The program is planned for five years. There are three or four years of course work, with years two and three involving formal clinical practicum experience. Required research projects include a first-year project, a second-year project, and a doctoral dissertation. A year's internship is usually taken during the sixth year. Data for the doctoral dissertation must be collected prior to the internship. 

The coursework sequence for clinical science students is as follows:

Classes  (Note: 867 denotes seminar, each seminar has a different section number)


First Year  
Fall

PSYC817 Intelligence and Achievement Testing
PSYC860 Statistics
PSYC867 Ethics and Diversity in Clinical Psychology or PSYC867 Clinical Psychology: Philosophy, History, and Current Perspectives (these courses rotate each year)
PSYC868 Research

Spring

PSYC809 Research Design or PSYC829 Developmental Psychopathology (these courses rotate each year)
PSYC820 Psychodiagnostic Assessment
PSYC861 Statistics
PSYC867 History of Psychology
PSYC835 Clinical Practicum
PSYC868 Research
Defend First-Year Project

Second Year  
Fall

PSYC827 Adult Psychotherapy: Empirically-Supported Therapies
Breadth Requirement or Elective
PSYC867 Ethics and Diversity in Clinical Psychology or PSYC867 Clinical Psychology: Philosophy, History, and Current Perspectives (these courses rotate each year)
PSYC834 Clinical Practicum
PSYC868 Research

Spring

PSYC809 Research Design or PSYC829 Developmental Psychopathology (these courses rotate each year)
PSYC819 Child Psychotherapy: Empirically-Supported Therapies
PSYC835 Clinical Practicum
PSYC868 Research or PSYC869 Master's Thesis

Third Year  
Fall

Breadth Requirement or Elective
Breadth Requirement or Elective
PSYC836 Clinical Practicum
PSYC868 Research or PSYC869 Master's Thesis
Defend Second-Year Project

Spring

Breadth Requirement or Elective
Breadth Requirement or Elective
PSYC837 Clinical Practicum
PSYC964 Research

SummerPass Comprehensive Exam
Fourth Year  
Fall

Breadth Requirement or Elective
PSYC836 Clinical Practicum (optional)
PSYC964 Research or PSYC969 Dissertation

Spring

PSYC837 Clinical Practicum (optional)
PSYC964 Research or PSYC969 Dissertation

Fifth Year  
Fall

PSYC836 Clinical Practicum (optional)
PSYC964 Research or PSYC969 Dissertation

Spring

PSYC837 Clinical Practicum (optional)
PSYC964 Research or PSYC969 Dissertation

Internship Year  
FallUNIV 554  Graduate Internship
SpringUNIV 554  Graduate Internship

 

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