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The School Psychology Curriculum

School Psychology Program - Complete Listing of Required Courses

Courses

Credits

     Didactic

 

PSY 502 Physiological Psychology

3

PSY 511 Advanced Social Psychology

3

PSY 705 Affect & Cognition

3

PSY 710 Academic Assessment and Intervention for School Psychologists (listed under Special Topics in Psychology)

3

PSY 584 Developmental Psychology (Adv. Developmental Psychology)

3

 

PSY 820 History & Systems: Implications for School Psychologists* (listed under Special Topics in Psychology)

1

PSY 721 Area Seminar in School Psychology

3

PSY 722 Individual Intelligence Assessment

4

PSY 723 Personality Measurement (Socioemotional Assessment)

3

PSY 724 Psychological Intervention I (Applied Behavior Analysis)

3

PSY 725 Psychological Intervention II (Child Behavior Therapy)

3

PSY 727 Psychological Consultation

3

PSY 752 Action Research in Psychology*

3

PSY 792 Psychology of Families and Parenting

3

PSY 820E Ethics in Psychology (Special Topics in Psychology)

2

PSY 880A Directed Study in Psychology (Quantitative Methods in Psychology)

3

PSY 880B Directed Study in Psychology (Applied Multiple Regression)

3

ECD 525* Cross Cultural Counseling

 

3

Research credits

 

PSY 680 Directed Study in Psychology

1

PSY 695 Master’s Thesis Research

6

PSY 895 Doctoral Dissertation Research

 

6

Practica & Internship

 

PSY 641 Psychological Clinic Practicum (Initial practicum in assessment)

1

PSY 641 Psychological Clinic Practicum (Remainder of required assessment cases)

2

PSY 641 Psychological Clinic Practicum (Initial cognitive behavioral therapy practicum, ACES)

 

3

PSY 641 Psychological Clinic Practicum (Initial school practicum)

3

PSY 841 School Psychology Practicum (Teacher-centered services)

3

PSY 841 School Psychology Practicum

(Families practicum)

3

PSY 851 Internship in Psychology (12 credits required)**

6 x 2

 

Total

 

92 credits

Recommended courses

 

PSY 880C Multivariate (3rd statistics course) (Directed Study in Psychology)

3

PSY 841 School Psychology Practicum (Extra practicum in student’s area of interest)

> 1

*Other options are available, consult Program Director.

** The internship consists of a minimum of one academic year full time. At least 600 of the 1500 minimum clock hours must be completed in a school or educational setting. A student is permitted to begin the internship only after he/she has defended the dissertation proposal.