Courses (96 Credits)

First Year

  • Ethics and Professional Orientation
  • Introduction to Clinical Practice: Helping Relations I
  • Theories of Psychotherapy and Personality
  • Assessment I
  • Assessment II
  • Introduction to Clinical Practice: Helping Relations II
  • Psychopathology
  • Research Methods and Evaluation
  • Human Growth and Development I

Second Year

  • Cognitive Behavior Therapy
  • Developmental Psychopathology
  • Clinical Practicum I
  • Cultural and Social Issues in Clinical Practice
  • Group Interventions
  • Advanced Statistics & Research Methods
  • Clinical Practicum II
  • Foundations in Career Development (required elective for students pursing M.A. in clinical and counseling psychology)

Third Year

  • Advanced Evidence-Based Psychotherapies
  • Clinical Practicum III
  • Clinical Psychopharmacology
  • Biological Basis of Behavior
  • Dissertation I
  • Clinical Practicum IV
  • Psychodynamic Theories

  • Electives may be taken during any summer prior to the start of the Fourth Year. Elective courses are listed in the Student Handbook.

Fourth Year

  • Dissertation II
  • Clinical Practicum V
  • Seminar in Social Psychology
  • Cognition and Affect
  • Clinical Practicum VI
  • History and Systems in Psychology

  • If students have not successfully defended their dissertation before the start of spring semester of the fourth year, they must enroll in Dissertation Continuation each semester until they pass the dissertation defense.

Fifth Year

  • Predoctoral Internship

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