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Clinical Psychology Program

The following curriculum applies to all students who matriculated in Fall 2011 or thereafter. For students who matriculated prior to Fall 2011, refer to the 2012-2013 Midwestern University Catalog for the relevant curriculum listing.

Total quarter hour credits for Psy.D.

217-229

Note: The Clinical Psychology Program reserves the right to alter its curriculum however and whenever it deems appropriate.

First Year

Total Quarter Credit Hours Required First Year: 46
Fall Quarter
CORE 1599 Interprofessional Education I 1
PSYC 1501 Professional Issues and Ethics 3
PSYC 1502 Life Span Development I 3
PSYC 1504 Research Methods and Design 3
PSYC 1505 Professional Development Seminar I 1
PSYC 1515 Tests and Measurements I 3
PSYC 1565 History and Systems 3
Total 17
Winter Quarter
PSYC 1506 Professional Development Seminar II 1
PSYC 1516 Tests and Measurements II 2
PSYC 1524 Intelligence Testing I 3
PSYC 1525 Intelligence Testing II 3
PSYC 1530 Introduction to Psychotherapy 4
PSYC 1582 Clerkship I 1
Total 14
Spring Quarter
PSYC 1503 Life Span Development II 3
PSYC 1510 Statistics I 3
PSYC 1526 Personality Assessment I: Objective Techniques 3
PSYC 1527 Personality Assessment II: Projective Techniques 2
PSYC 1550 Biological Bases of Behavior 3
PSYC 1583 Clerkship II 1
Total 15

Second Year

Total Quarter Credit Hours Required Second Year: 51-55
Summer Quarter
PSYC 1600 Practicum (Optional) 3
PSYC 1601 Practicum Seminar (Optional) 1
PSYC 1654 Social and Cultural Bases of Behavior 3
PSYC 1660 Cognitive-Affective Bases of Behavior I 3
PSYC 1669 Psychopathology I: Anxiety and Personality Disorders 3
Total 9-13
Fall Quarter
PSYC 1611 Advanced Statistics and Research Methods 3
PSYC 1615 Theories of Learning 3
PSYC 1620 Advanced Assessment 3
PSYC 1670 Psychopathology II: Mood and Psychotic Disorders 3
PSYC  1682 Diagnostic Practicum I 3
PSYC  1683 Diagnostic Practicum Seminar I 1
Total 16
Winter Quarter
PSYC 1632 Psychodynamic Approaches to Psychotherapy 3
PSYC 1636 Behavior Therapy 4
PSYC 1640 Introduction to Neuropsychology 3
PSYC 1684 Diagnostic Practicum II 3
PSYC 1685 Diagnostic Practicum Seminar II 1
Total 13
Spring Quarter
PSYC 1631 Cognitive Behavioral Theories and Approaches to Psychotherapy 3
PSYC 1650 Psychopharmacology 3
PSYC 1680 Research Seminar: Integration of Science and Practice 2
PSYC 1681 Practitioner Scholar Project Development 1
PSYC  1686 Diagnostic Practicum III 3
PSYC  1687 Diagnostic Practicum Seminar III 1
Total 13

Third Year

Total Quarter Credit Hours Required Third Year: 44-48
Summer Quarter
PSYC 1705 Systems Theory 3
PSYC 1710 Diversity in Clinical Psychology 3
PSYC 1720 Practicum (Optional) 3
PSYC 1721 Practicum Seminar (Optional) 1
Total 6-10
Fall Quarter
PSYC 1722 Professional Development and Lifelong Learning 1
PSYC 1730 Advanced Psychotherapy Practice 3
PSYC 1771 Advanced Psychopathology 3
PSYC 1781 Practitioner Scholar Project Seminar 1
PSYC 1782 Therapy Practicum I 3
PSYC 1783 Therapy Practicum Seminar I 1
Total 12
Winter Quarter
PSYC 1731 Supervision and Consultation 3
PSYC 1746 Advanced Social-Cultural Bases of Behavior 3
PSYC 1776 Health Psychology 3
PSYC 1784 Therapy Practicum II 3
PSYC 1785 Therapy Practicum Seminar II 1
Total 13
Spring Quarter
PSYC 1708 Advanced Ethics 3
PSYC 1760 Cognitive-Affective Bases of Behavior II 3
PSYC 1770 Human Sexuality 3
PSYC 1786 Therapy Practicum III 3
PSYC 1787 Therapy Practicum Seminar III 1
Total 13

Fourth Year:

Total Quarter Credit Hours Required Fourth Year: 24-28
Summer Quarter
PSYC 1800 Practicum (Optional) 3
PSYC 1801 Practicum Seminar (Optional) 1
PSYC 1811 Practitioner Scholar Project I 2
  Electives 0-4
Total 6-10
Fall Quarter
PSYC 1812 Practitioner Scholar Project II 2
PSYC 1882 Advanced Practicum I 3
PSYC  1883 Advanced Practicum Seminar I 1
Total 6
Winter Quarter
PSYC 1813 Practitioner Scholar Project III 2
PSYC 1884 Advanced Practicum II 3
PSYC  1885 Advanced Practicum Seminar II 1
Total 6
Spring Quarter
PSYC 1814 Practitioner Scholar Project IV 2
PSYC 1886 Advanced Practicum III 3
PSYC  1887 Advanced Practicum Seminar III 1
Total 6

Fifth Year:

Total Quarter Credit Hours Required Fifth Year: 52
Summer Quarter
PSYC 1900 Internship 12.5
PSYC 1921 Practitioner Scholar Project Continuation I 0.5
Total 13
Fall Quarter
PSYC 1901 Internship 12.5
PSYC 1922 Practitioner Scholar Project Continuation II 0.5
Total 13
Winter Quarter
PSYC 1902 Internship 12.5
PSYC 1923 Practitioner Scholar Project Continuation III 0.5
Total 13
Spring Quarter
PSYC 1903 Internship 12.5
PSYC 1924 Practitioner Scholar Project Continuation IV 0.5
Total 13