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School of Graduate Studies (2010/2011)
29.3 Program of Study
29.3.1 Comprehensive Examination

The Psy.D. comprehensive exam, consisting of a written and an oral component, shall be taken during the third year of the program. The exam is intended to demonstrate clinical application of the knowledge acquired through course work and practica. The comprehensive exam will be administered according to the guidelines prescribed in the University Calendar for Ph.D. comprehensive examinations.

29.3.2 Thesis

Students will complete a thesis that is applied in nature and relevant to the practice and science of clinical psychology and the communities it serves. The School of Graduate Studies General Regulations concerning evaluation of Ph.D. theses will be followed.

29.3.3 Predoctoral Internship

All students will be required to complete a twelve-month, 1750 clock-hour predoctoral internship.

Table I - Doctor of Psychology (Psy.D.) Degree Program

Year 1

Fall Semester

Psychology 6000 Advanced Statistics

Psychology 6610 Principles of Effective Relationships

Psychology 6611 Ethics of Professional Practice

Psychology 6620 Principles of Adult Assessment and Diagnosis

Psychology 7010 Practicum in Ethics and Relationship Skills

Year 1

Winter Semester

Psychology 6001 Research Design

Psychology 6612 Adult Psychopathology

Psychology 6621 Principles of Child Assessment and Diagnosis

Psychology 7020 Practicum in Assessment and Diagnosis

Year 1

Spring Semester

Psychology 7021 Practicum in Clinical Assessment and Diagnosis

Thesis Research

Year 2

Fall Semester

Psychology 6602 Research Design in Clinical Psychology

Psychology 6613 Child Psychopathology

Psychology 6630 Principles of Intervention with Adults

Psychology 7030 Practicum in Assessment and Intervention I

Year 2

Winter Semester

Psychology 6631 Principles of Intervention with Children

Psychology 6632 Community Interventions

Psychology 6640 Consultation Processes

Psychology 7031 Practicum in Assessment and Intervention II

Year 2

Spring Semester

Psychology 7032 Practicum in Community Intervention and Interprofessional Practice

Thesis Research

Year 3

Fall Semester

Psychology 6633 Clinical Psychopharmacology

Psychology 6650 Supervision

Psychology 6xxx Non-clinical elective

Psychology 7033 Practicum in Advanced Assessment and Intervention I

Psychology 7050 Practicum in Supervision I

Year 3

Winter Semester

Clinical Elective

Clinical Elective

Psychology 6xxx Non-clinical elective (if required)

Psychology 7034 Practicum in Advanced Assessment and Intervention II

Psychology 7051 Practicum in Supervision II

Year 3

Spring Semester

Psychology 7035 Practicum in Rural Intervention and Interprofessional Practice

Comprehensive Exam

Thesis Research

Year 4

Predoctoral Internship