Psychology Department

 

M.A. Clinical Psychology Advising Guide

 

48 Semester Hours
(NOTE: 60 credit hours required for PA
Professional Counselors Licensure)

**Students may only register for a total of 9 credits of PSY510, PSY600, and PSY610.  Students may only register for one of these courses (i.e., PSY510, PSY600, PSY610) per semester.

 

REQUIRED COURSES IN PSYCHOLOGY
36 Credit Hours Required

COURSE NUMBER AND NAME

WHEN NORMALLY TAKEN

PSY501 - Introductory Statistics/Research

Fall - Year 1

PSY502 - Advanced Statistics/Research

Spring - Year 1

PSY517 - Adult Psychopathology

Fall - Year 1

PSY524 - Psychometrics

Summer Year 1 or Fall Year 2

PSY527 - Cognitive and Behavior Therapy

Year 2 - Fall or Spring

PSY540 - Multicultural Psychology (for Clinical Students)

Spring - Year 1

PSY544 - Intelligence Testing

Year 2

PSY549 - Personality Assessment

Year 2

PSY559 - Psychotherapy

Spring - Year 1

PSY595 - Ethics and Professional Skills in Clinical Practice

Spring - Year 1 or Fall - Year 2

PSY615 - Practicum* (2 credits: 100 hours)

Fall - Year 2

PSY616 - Internship (4 credits: each credit hour equals 60 supervised clock hours)

Spring - Year 2

 

Note: A total of 600 internship hours + 100 practicum hours are
required before applying for licensure exam.

*To be eligible for Practicum, you must have completed 595, or be enrolled in 595 concurrently.


ELECTIVES IN PSYCHOLOGY
12 Semester Hours Required

PSY506 - Learning and Cognition (required for students who did not take this course at the undergrad level)

PSY509 - Advanced Social Psychology

 

PSY510** - Graduate Research in Psychology

 

PSY512 - Psychology of Personality (required for students who did not take this course at the undergrad level)

PSY513 - Group Interventions

PSY519 - Child/Adolescent Psychopathology

PSY521 - Issues in Autism: Diagnosis & Treatment

PSY530 - Human Sexual Behavior

PSY543 - Group Processes

PSY547 - Interpersonal Relationships within Groups

PSY565 - Psychology of Women

PSY568 - Psychopharmacology

PSY581 - Eating Disorders

PSY590 - Topical Seminar

PSY600** - Research Report (required for thesis)

PSY610** - Thesis (required for thesis)

PSY616 - Internship (up to 3 credits/180 clock hours)

OTHER ELECTIVES NOT IN PSYCHOLOGY
These courses are recommended for students seeking the professional counseling licensure

EDC521 - Human Development

EDC556 - Career Development