The Doctoral Sequence

Sample sequence for students entering with a bachelor’s degree (includes M.S. degree in Clinical Psychology coursework earned at Pacific University).

Total credits for M.S. and Psy.D.        146

First Year

Second Year

Third Year

Fourth Year

Fifth Year

Fall

Fall

Fall

Fall

Fall

Coursework (11.5)

Coursework (6)

Masters Thesis (2)

Practicum I (4)

Coursework (9)

Practicum II (4)

Coursework (6)

Dissertation (3)

Internship Application

Internship (2)

Spring

Spring

Spring

Spring

Spring

Coursework (13.5)

Coursework (6)

Masters Thesis (2)

Practicum I (4)

Coursework (9)

Practicum II (4)

Candidacy Exam

Coursework (6)

Dissertation (3)

Internship (2)

Summer

Summer

Summer

Summer

Summer

Coursework (12)

*Diversity Day

Coursework (7)

Masters Thesis (2)

Practicum I (4)

M.S. Awarded

Coursework (6)

Practicum II (4)

Dissertation (3)

Dissertation Proposal

Coursework (6)

Dissertation (3)

Internship (2)

Psy.D. Awarded

 

Program Requirements for Students Entering Doctoral Program 2012/2013 (Generalist Program)

Foundation Sequence (20 credits)

GPSY720 Psychometrics (3 cr) *

GPSY725 Basic Clinical & Counseling Skills (3cr)*

GPSY735 Clinical & Counseling Skills Lab (1 cr)*

GPSY727 Intro to Dx & Tx Planning (3 cr)*

GPSY737 Dx & Tx Planning Lab (1 cr)*                                                 

GPSY775 Professional Communication (3 cr) *

GPSY780 Thesis (2 credits x 3 terms = 6 credits)*

         

Basic Sequence (15 credits)

GPSY800 History & Systems (3 cr)

GPSY802 Advanced Lifespan Psychology (3 cr)

GPSY804 Cognition (3 cr)

GPSY811 Fundamentals of Bx Neuroscience (3 cr)

GPSY813 Individual/Social Bases of Bx (3 cr)

Human Diversity Sequence (7 credits)

GPSY814 Human Diversity (3 cr)*                                                        

GPSY819 Human Diversity Lab (1 cr)*                                                 

Approved Human Diversity Elective (3 cr)                  

2 non-credit Diversity Day events

Assessment Sequence (9 credits)

GPSY820 Psychopathology (3 cr)*                                                        

GPSY821 Assessment I: Intelligence (3 cr)*                                           

GPSY822 Assessment II: Objective (3 cr)*                                            

Intervention Sequence (7 credits)

GPSY721 Evidence-based Practice Theories Seminar (1 cr)*

GPSY817 Intervention II (3 cr)*

GPSY818 Intervention III (3 cr)

Professional Sequence (13 credits)

CHP510/511 Interprofessional Competence (0.5 credits x 2 terms = 1 credit)*

GPSY870 Ethics & Professional Issues (3 cr)*                                         

GPSY871 Professional Roles I (3 cr)                                                        

GPSY872 Professional Roles II (2 cr)                                                     

GPSY873 Supervision Practicum (1 cr)                                                    

GPSY876 Business of Psychology (3 cr)

4 non-credit Interprofessional Case Conferences

1 non-credit Colloquium                                                  

                                                                                                 

Research Sequence (21 credits)

GPSY880 Statistics & Research Design I (3 cr)*                                      

GPSY881 Statistics & Research Design II (3 cr)*                                     

Approved Research Elective (3 cr)                      

GPSY882 Dissertation (3 credits x 4 terms = 12 cr)

Supervised Clinical Experience (30 credits)                            

GPSY887 Practicum I (4 credits x 3 terms)*                                                         

GPSY888 Practicum II (4 credits x 3 terms)                                             

GPSY890 Internship (2 credits x 3 terms)

                                                                                                                   

Free Electives (24 credits)

Examinations:

Total credits required = 146

Limit on transfer and waiver = 21

*Courses which are required for the M.S. degree (total credits required for M.S. = 75) 58 required credits marked with * plus any 17 credits that fulfill requirements for the Psy.D. degree)

 

Students have 8 years from matriculation to complete M.S./Psy.D. degree requirements.