Curriculum | Clinical Psychology PhD

Students must accumulate a minimum of 106 academic, research, and practicum credits during their residence in the PhD Program, and 27 credits while completing the doctoral internship. The following is a typical academic schedule in the clinical psychology PhD program:

Year 1

Fall Credits
GPSY 980 Adv Statistics in Psychology 3
GPSY 921 Clinical Assessment I - Foundations 3
GPSY 923 Clinical Assessment I - Lab 1
GPSY 903 Clinical Psychology I 3
GPSY 902 Science and Practice of Mindfulness 3
GPSY 515 Interprofessional Competence 1
  Total 14
Spring Credits
GPSY 982 Research Design and Methodology 3
GPSY 922 Clinical Assessment II - Applications 3
GPSY 924 Clinical Assessment II - Lab 1
GPSY 904 Clinical Psychology II 3
GPSY 920 Thesis 3
  Total 13 Credits
Summer Credits
GPSY 870 Ethics & Professional Issues 3
GPSY 920 Thesis 2
GPSY xxx Neuropsychological Assessment (offered every-other year) optional
GPSY       Pre-Practicum 3
  Total 8 Credits

Year 2 

Fall Credits
GPSY 981 Adv Statistics in Psychology II 3
GPSY 910 Foundations of Psychological Science I (DSK) 3
GPSY 987 PhD Clinical Practicum I 3
GPSY 920 Thesis 3
  Total 12 Credit
Spring Credits
GPSY 960 Integrative Seminar in Research 3
GPSY 910 Foundations of Psychological Science II (DSK) 3
GPSY 987 PhD Clinical Practicum I 3
GPSY 920 Thesis 3
  Total 12 Credits
Summer Credits  
GPSY 987 PhD Clinical Practicum I 3  
GPSY 920 Thesis 1  
GPSY 814 Human Diversity 3  
GPSY 819 Diversity Skill Integration 1  
GPSY xxx Neuropsychological Assessment (offered every-other year) Optional  

 

Total 8+ credits

Year 3 

Fall Credits
GPSY 988 Practicum II 4
GPSY 970 Dissertation 2
GPSY 863 Program Evaluation and Administration 3
  Total 9 Credits
Spring Credits
GPSY 988 Practicum II 4
GPSY 970 Dissertation 2
GPSY 851 Psychopharmacology 3
Summer Credits
GPSY 988 Practicum II 4
GPSY 970 Dissertation 2
GPSY 851 Psychopharmacology 3
  Total 9 Credits 

Year 4 

Fall Credits
GPSY 970 Dissertation 6
GPSY 991 or 993 Clinical Fieldwork (full or part time) TBD
GPSY 800 History of Psychology 3
  Total 9+ Credits
Spring Credits
GPSY 970 Dissertation 6
GPSY 991 or 993 Clinical Fieldwork (full or part time) TBD
  Total 6+ Credits
Summer Credits
GPSY 991 or 993 Clinical Fieldwork (full or part time) TBD
  Total Credit TBD

Year 5

Fall Credits
GPSY 990 Internship 2
  Total 9 Credits
Spring Credits
GPSY 990 Internship 9
  Total 9 Credits
Summer Credits
GPSY 990 Internship 2
  Total 9 Credits