Clinical Program Flow Chart

First Year

Fall Semester

  • 501: Teaching of Psychology (1 credits)
  • 511: Professional Issues (1 credit)
  • 520: Statistics I  (3 credits)
  • 525: Psychological Evaluation I (Intell Asmt) (3 credits)
  • 530: Interviewing (3 credits)
  • 532: Advanced Psychopathology (3 credits)

Spring Semester

  • 521: Statistics II (4 credits)
  • 523: Research Design & Practice (Start Thesis) (3 credits)
  • 526: Psych Eval II (Objectives & Report Writing) (3 credits)
  • 630: Ethics, Prof. & Cultural Issues (3 credits)
  • Sit in on Practicum

Second Year

Fall Semester

  • Core (3 credits)
  • 531: Principles of Psych Intervention (3 credits)
  • 534: Applied Clinical Methods (4 credits)
  • 599: Master's Research Project (1-3 credits)

Spring Semester

  • Core (3 credits)
  • 534: Applied Clinical Methods (4 credits)
  • 599: Master's Research Project (possibly defend) (1-3 credits)
  • 631 or 632: Clinical Intervention or Topics (3 credits)

Summer: 534 (between either years 2 & 3 or 3 & 4; 2-4 credits).
File for M.A. (42 credits only)
Propose Thesis by the end of second year.

Third Year

Fall Semester

  • Core (3 credits)
  • 534: Applied Clinical Methods (4 credits)
  • Elective (Optional) (0-3 credits)
  • 599: Master's Research Project (0-3 credits)

Spring Semester

  • Core (3 credits)
  • 534: Applied Clinical Methods (4 credits)
  • 631 or 632: Clinical Intervention or Topics (3 credits)
  • Elective (Optional) (0-3 credits)

Complete Thesis by the end of third year.
Dissertation credits only taken after passing comps.
Summer: 534 (between either years 2 & 3 or 3 & 4; 2-4 credits).

Fourth Year

Fall Semester

  • Core (3 credits)
  • 625: Assessment Practicum (2 credits)
  • 631 or 632: Clinical Intervention or Topics (3 credits)
  • Dissertation Research: Prospectus (2-9 credits)

Spring Semester

  • Core (3 credits)
  • 625: Assessment Practicum (2 credits)
  • 631 or 632: Clinical Intervention or Topics (3 credits)
  • 699: Dissertation Research: Prospectus (2-9 credits)

Complete Comprehensive Requirements
Complete Dissertation Prospectus
Apply for Internship (3 cr. 638 + 0-2 cr. 699 while away)
Complete Dissertation

Requirements

Core Requirements

Take each of the following courses:

  • 550: Advanced History & Systems (3 credits)
  • 551: Adv. Personality (3 credits)
  • 565: Advanced Cognition (3 credits)
  • 571: Physiological (3 credits)
  • 555: Adv. Social/Developmental (3 credits)

Required Courses (70-92 credits plus core)

  • 631: Clinical Interventions and/or 632: Clinical Topics (4 courses) (12 credits) Note: 631: Multicultural is required.
  • 511: Professional Issues (1 credit)
  • 512: Clinical Field Placement (1-6 credits)
  • 520: Statistics I (3 credits)
  • 521: Statistics II (4 credits)
  • 523: Research Design & Practice (3 credits)
  • 525: Psych Eval I (3 credits)
  • 526: Psych Eval II (3 credits)
  • 530: Clinical Interviewing (3 credits)
  • 531: Principles of Psych Intervention (3 credits)
  • 532: Advanced Psychopathology (3 credits)
  • 534: Applied Clinical Methods (4 semesters plus summer) (18-20 credits)
  • MA Research Project (3-9 credits)
  • 625: Assessment Practicum (4 credits)
  • 630: Professional and Ethical Issues (3 credits)
  • 638: Internship (including one summer) (3 credits)
  • 699: Dissertation (6-18 credits)

631/632 Course Equivalents: 536 (Advanced Exceptionalities); 494 (Rural Psychology); 694 (Advanced Neuropsychology); 535 (Principles of Child Intervention) for 632.
Potentially: SPSY Consultation, Group/Crisis, other? 495 (Healthcare Ethics) (Sp '08); 537 (Child Assessment). Students are also advised to watch for the Pharmacy Psychopharmacology course (which may also count).