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Ph.D. Program - Clinical Psychology

Curriculum (By Year)

Year 1 Fall

Course # Course Name Hours Professor
509-001 Research Practicum 1 Welsh
515 Colloquium in Psychology 1 Gaertner
521 Analysis of Variance for Social Sciences 3 Gaertner
594 Psychological Assessment I 3 Hopko
596 Lab in Psychological Assessment 2 Hopko
599 Clinical Psychopathology 3 Laurence
??? Foundation Course or Teaching Pre-requisite 3 TBA
Total Credit Hours: 16  

Year 1 Spring

Course # Course Name Hours Professor
509-001 Research Practicum 1 Welsh
515 Colloquium in Psychology 1 Gordon
522 Multiple Regression for Social Sciences 3 Gaertner
580 Research Questions & Designs 3 Nash
595 Psychological Assessment II 3 Laurence
596 Lab in Psychological Assessment 2 Laurence
597 Developmental Psychopathology 3 Macfie
Total Credit Hours: 16  

Year 1 Summer

No required courses.


Year 2 Fall

Course # Course Name Hours Professor
509-001 Research Practicum 1 Welsh
598 Ethical Issues in Professional Psychology 3 Moore
670 Psychotherapy I 3 Gordon
673 Lab in Psychotherapy 2 Laurence
??? Foundation Course 3 TBA
Total Credit Hours: 12  

Year 2 Spring

Course # Course Name Hours Professor
509-001 Research Practicum 1 Welsh
570 Personality, Cognition and Affect 3 TBA
577 Multicultural Counseling: Theory and Research 3 Szymanski
671 Psychotherapy II 3 Nash
673 Lab in Psychotherapy 2 Laurence
??? Foundation Course or Teaching Pre-requisite 3 TBA
Total Credit Hours: 15  

Year 2 Summer

Course # Course Name Hours Professor
509-001 Research Practicum 1 Welsh
673 Lab in Psychotherapy 2 Laurence
Total Credit Hours: 3  

Year 3 Fall

Course # Course Name Hours Professor
600-001 Doctoral Research & Dissertation 3* Welsh
607 Seminar in Applied Psychometrics 3 Lounsbury
673 Lab in Psychotherapy 2 Laurence
695 Field Placement in Clinical Psychology 3 Laurence
??? Foundation Course 3 TBA
Total Credit Hours: 14  

Year 3 Spring

Course # Course Name Hours Professor
600-001 Doctoral Research & Dissertation 3* Welsh
645 Advanced Professional Issues in Clinical Psychology: Supervision and Career Development 1 TBA
673 Lab in Psychotherapy 2 Laurence
695 Field Placement in Clinical Psychology 3 Laurence
??? Foundation Course 3 TBA
??? Foundation Course or Teaching Pre-requisite 3 TBA
Total Credit Hours: 15  

Year 3 Summer

Course # Course Name Hours Professor
600-001 Doctoral Research & Dissertation 6* Welsh
673 Lab in Psychotherapy 2 Laurence
695 Field Placement in Clinical Psychology 3 Laurence
Total Credit Hours: 11  

Year 4 Fall

Course # Course Name Hours Professor
600-001 Doctoral Research & Dissertation 6* Welsh
695 Field Placement in Clinical Psychology 3 Laurence
696 Advanced Psychology Clinic 1 Laurence
698 Seminar in Supervision and Consultation 1 TBA
??? Foundation Course 3 TBA
Total Credit Hours: 14  

Year 4 Spring

Course # Course Name Hours Professor
600-001 Doctoral Research & Dissertation 6* Welsh
695 Field Placement in Clinical Psychology 3 Laurence
696 Advanced Psychology Clinic 1 Laurence
??? Foundation Course 3 TBA
Total Credit Hours: 13  

Year 4 Summer

Course # Course Name Hours Professor
600-001 Doctoral Research & Dissertation 6* Welsh
695 Field Placement in Clinical Psychology 3 Laurence
696 Advanced Psychology Clinic 1 Laurence
Total Credit Hours: 10  

*Credit hours for 600 are variable.  Must have a total of 24 hours for graduation.  Also, must be registered for at least 3 hours during the semester of the Oral Defense.

  • If choosing the Undergraduate Teaching practicum Option for the upcoming academic year instead of the Field Placement Option, there is a course pre-requisite:  Seminar in College Teaching—528.  
  • Out of Dept. Course (6 hours) must be approved by Doctoral Committee. 

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