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Model Course Sequence

 

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FIRST YEAR: Fall (15 credits)

Spring (15 credits)

1 - 7050J Statistical Methods in Psych. I 3cr

2 - 7661J Psychodiagnostics  3cr

3 - 7410J Psychoanalytic Theories I 3cr

4 - 7713J Proseminar on Ethical and Prof. Issues 3cr

5 - 7600J Psychometric Methods 3cr

Testing Lab 0cr

 

1 - 7060J Statstical Methods in Psych. II 3cr

2 - 7560J Child Psychopathology 3cr

3 - 7512J Biological Basis of Behavior 3cr (taught every other year to first and second year students) 3 cr

4 - 7203J Lifespan Development (taught every other year to first and second year students) 3cr

5 - 7770J Practicum I (Adult Intake) or 77800 Practicum II (Child Intake) 3cr

6 - 8297J Integrative Foundations of Psychotherapy 3cr

Testing Lab 0cr

 

OTHER FIRST YEAR REQUIREMENTS:
 
  • Clinical work second semester of first year.
  • Attend Clinical Team meetings.
  • Complete and submit transfer credit for those who have completed graduate coursework in psychology prior to admission to our program.
  • Successfully pass First Doctoral Exam.
 

SECOND YEAR: Fall (15 credits)

Spring (15 credits)

1 - 81800 Seminar in Clinical Neuropsychology II or 7611J Adult Neuropsychological Assessment  3cr

2 - 7770J Practicum I (Adult Intake) or 77800 Practicum II (Child Intake) 3cr

3 - 84101J Clinical Practicum I (Adult Psychotherapy) or 8420J Clinical Practicum II (Child Psychotherapy) 3cr

4 - 7550J Adult Psychopathology 3cr

5 - 7800J Research Methods III: Quantitative 3cr

Testing Lab 0cr

 

1 - 84101J Clinical Practicum I (Adult Psychotherapy) or 8420J Clinical Practicum II (Child Psychotherapy) 3cr

2 - 8500J Evidence Based Psychodynamic Treatments  3cr

3 - 8440J Diversity Issues in Clinical Psychology 3cr

4 - 7113J Cognition and Affect (offered every other year) 3cr

5 - 7000J History of Psychology 3cr

OTHER SECOND YEAR REQUIREMENTS:
 
  • Continue research activity in Research Group.
  • Continue Clinical work.
  • Complete Second Year Research and Scholarship project
  • Submit application for En-Route to Masters.
  • Apply for Teaching Assistantship if desired.
  • Start working on Second Doctoral Exam.
 

THIRD YEAR: Fall (15 credits)

Spring (15 credits)

1 - 7460J Social Psychology 3cr

2 - 7398J Practicum III: Advanced Practicum 3cr (1 semester required)

3 - 8343J Sex and Gender or Health of Lesbians, Gays, and Bisexuals 3 cr, E/R

4 - 8392J Therapeutic Interventions II - Empirically Supported Treatments 3cr

 

1 - Advanced integration of Biological, Affective, and Cognitive Bases of Behavior 3cr

2 - 85409 Practicum IV: Supervision & Consultation 3cr

3 - 8013J Diversity Issues in Psychotherapy 3cr, E/R

4 - Research Methods IV: Dissertation Practicum 3cr

OTHER THIRD YEAR REQUIREMENTS:
 
  • Continue research activity in Research Group.
  • Continue Clinical work.
  • Complete and defend Second Doctoral Examination by February.
 
YEAR FOUR:
 
  • Complete any remaining coursework.
  • Students may apply for externship.
  • Submit dissertation proposal and Committee.
  • Selection form by the end of Spring semester of the fourth Year for those applying to Internship during fifth year.
  • Continue Clinical work. 
 
YEAR FIVE:
 
  • Defend and submit Dissertation Proposal by October of the fifth year.
  • Apply to internship.
 
YEAR SIX:
 
  • Complete Internship
  • Continue work on dissertation.
  • Complete and Defend Dissertation
 

Total of required credits: 81
Total of elective credits: 9

Other Electives:
83904 Theory and Practice of Group Psychotherapy 3cr, E
76701 Assessment IV: Advanced Cognitive and Personality Testing 3cr, E
74103 Practicum V: Transference and Countertransference 3cr, E
83905 Contemporary Psychoanalytic Theory: Winnicott 3cr, E

Key to Color Codes
1. Broad and General Sequence
2. Research Methods Sequence
3. Assessment Sequence
4. Practica Sequence
5. Theory Sequence
6. Psychopathology Sequence
7. Evidence Based Sequence
8. Diversity Sequence


Notes on Individual Sequences


The following provides notes and additional information about each of the curricular sequences:

1. Broad and General Sequence:

    1. Biological Bases of Behavior

    2. Cognition and Affect

    3. Social Psychology

    4. Lifespan Development

    5. History of Psychology

    6. Proseminar on Ethical and Professional Issues

    7. Advanced Integration of Biological, Affective, and Cognitive Bases of Behavior

NB: All courses in the Broad and General Sequence are required (18 credits).

2. Research Methods Sequence: 

    1. Research Methods I: Statistics I

    2. Research Methods II: Statistics II

    3. Research Methods III: Quantitative Methods

    4. Research Methods IV: Research Practicum

NB: The Research Methods sequence has 4 required courses (12 credits).

3. Assessment Sequence:

    1. Assessment I: Cognitive and Personality Testing (formerly Psychodiagnostics I)

    2. Assessment II: Psychological Measurement

    3. Assessment III: Child Neuropsychological Assessment or Adult Neuropsychological Assessment

    4. Assessment IV: Advanced Cognitive and Personality Testing - E

NB: The assessment sequence has 3 required courses and 1 elective, with a 0 credit lab for each course (9 credits).

4. Practica Sequence:

    1. Practicum I: Child/Adult Intake

    2. Practicum II: Individual Child/Adult Psychotherapy

    3. Practicum III Advanced Practicum

    4. Practicum IV: Supervision and Consultation

    5. Practicum V: Transference and Countertransference - E

NB: The practicum sequence has a minimum of 6 required courses: child intake, adult intake, child practicum, adult practicum, advanced practicum and supervision/consultation.  Advanced Practicum will be offered every semester, taught by rotating faculty, and students can take it more than once as an elective. 

5. Theory Sequence:

    1. Theory I: Integrative Approaches to Psychotherapy

    2. Theory II: Psychoanalytic Theories

    3. Theory IV: Psychoanalytic Theories 2 - E

    4. Theory V: Contemporary Psychoanalytic Theories - E

    5. Theory VI: Basic Science and Clinical Practice – E

NB: The theory sequence has 2 required courses; the rest are electives (9 credits).

6. Psychopathology Sequence:

    1. Child Psychopathology

    2. Adult Psychopathology

NB: The psychopathology sequence has 2 courses, both of which are required (6 credits).

7. Evidenced-Based Sequence:

    1. Evidence Based Psychodynamic Treatments

    2. Cognitive Behavioral Treatments
       

NB: The evidence-based sequence has 2 courses, both of which are required (6 credits).

8. Diversity Sequence:

    1. Ethnicity and Mental Health

    2. Sex and Gender - E/R

    3. Health of Lesbians, Gays and Bisexuals - E/R

    4. Diversity Issues in Psychotherapy - E/R

NB: The Diversity sequence has 2 required courses: Ethnicity and Mental Health and a choice among the other three courses listed above (6 credits).