Curriculum

The 37-40 credit curriculum requires the successful completion of the following courses: 

 

Required Courses (28 Credits):

  • PSYC 501 DBT Skills Training (2)
  • PSYC 510 Psychopathology (3)
  • PSYC 521 Clinical and Research Ethics (2)
  • PSYC 533 Program Evaluation (3)
  • PSYC 532 Behavioral Clinical Methods: Fundamental Change Strategies (3)
  • PSYC 552 Psychometrics: Theory and Methods (3)
  • PSYC 560 Statistics I: Exploratory Data Analysis and Visualization (3)
  • PSYC 562 Statistics II: Regression and Linear Models (3)
  • PSYC 564 Advanced Research Methods (Experimental Design) (3)
  • PSYC 567 Statistics III: Hierarchical Linear Modeling (3)

Electives (6 Credits)-Select one of the following two-course sequences: 

  • PSYC 582 Meta-Analysis (3) & PSYC 582 Structural Equation Modeling (3)
  • PSYD 756 Dialectical Behavior Therapy (3) & PSYD 758 Methods in Suicide Risk and Assessment (3)
  • PSYD 792 Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (3) & PSYD 758 Methods in Suicide Risk and Assessment (3)
  • PSYC 541 Principles and Techniques of Adolescent Therapy (3) & PSYC 543 Family Therapy (3)
  • PSYC 546 Psychological Trauma Concepts & Theories (3) & PSYC 547 Trauma: Assessment and Intervention (3)

Options (3-6 Credits)-Select either the comprehensive exam option or the thesis option below:

  • Comprehensive Exam Option (3 Credits)
    • PSYC 5XP Comprehensive Exam (0)
    • PSYC 5XX: Choose a 3-credit elective from above 
  • Thesis Option (6 Credits)
    • PSYC 565 Research Practicum (3)
    • PSYC 566 Thesis (Pre-requisite: PSYC-565) (3)

 

Note: Students may petition to take electives in the MFT or PSYD program. 

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