Curriculum

The 37-credit curriculum requires the successful completion of the following courses: 
  • 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: Exporatory Data Analysis and Visualization (3)
  • PSYC 562 Statistics II: Regression and Linear Models (3)
  • PSYC 564 Advanced Research Methods (Experimental Design) (3)
  • PSYC 565 Research Practicum (3)
  • PSYC 567 Statistics III: Hierarchial Linear Modeling (3)

In addition, students choose two, 3-credit, course electives in their second year for example:

  • PSYC 582 Meta-Analaysis (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 Intevention (3)

To complete the program, students have the option of taking a comprehensive exam, conducting a research study or writing a thesis. Choosing to conduct a research study or write a thesis requires three additional credits to the original 37 for a total of 40 credits. 

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