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Clinical Psychology Program

The MWU/CHS Clinical Psychology Program reserves the right to alter its curriculum, however and whenever it deems appropriate.

Total graduate required credit hours: 220.5

First Year

Total Credits First Year Required:
Fall Quarter
CORE 1560 Interdisciplinary Healthcare 0.5
PSYC 1501 Professional Issues and Ethics 3
PSYC  1502 Life Span Development I 3
PSYC  1515 Tests and Measurements I 3
PSYC  1560 Cognitive-Affective Bases of Behavior 3
PSYC  1572 Psychopathology: Anxiety-Based and Personality Disorders 3
Total
Winter Quarter
CORE 1570 Interdisciplinary Healthcare 0.5
PSYC  1503 Life Span Development II 3
PSYC 1516 Tests and Measurements II 2
PSYC  1524 Intelligence Testing I 3
PSYC 1525 Intelligence Testing II 2
PSYC 1570 Psychopathology: Child and Adolescent 3
PSYC 1582 Clerkship I 1
Total
Spring Quarter
CORE 1580 Interdisciplinary Healthcare 0.5
PSYC  1514 Research Methods and Design 3
PSYC  1526 Personality Assessment I 3
PSYC  1550 Biological Bases of Behavior 3
PSYC  1565 Professional Writing 1
PSYC  1573 Psychopathology: Psychotic and Mood Disorders 3
PSYC 1583 Clerkship II 1
Total
Summer Quarter
PSYC  1510 Statistics 3
PSYC 1520 Clinical Appraisal and Interviewing 3
PSYC  1527 Personality Assessment II: Projective Techniques 3
PSYC  1530 Introduction to Psychotherapy 3
PSYC 1584 Clerkship III 1
Total

Second Year

Total credits Year 1 + Year 2: 113.5
Awarding of Master of Arts Degree

Total Credit Second Year Required:
Fall Quarter
PSYC 1620 Advanced Assessment 3
PSYC 1631 Cognitive Theories & Approaches to Psychotherapy 3
PSYC 1639 Integrated Behavioral Healthcare 3
PSYC 1682 Practicum I 3
PSYC 1683 Practicum Seminar I 1
Total
Winter Quarter
PSYC 1601 Advanced Professional Development and Ethics 2
PSYC 1632 Psychodynamic Approaches to Psychotherapy 3
PSYC 1635 Marriage and Family Counseling and Therapy 3
PSYC  1654 Social and Cultural Bases of Behavior 3
PSYC 1684 Practicum II 3
PSYC 1685 Practicum Seminar II 1
Total
Spring Quarter
PSYC  1610 Diversity in Clinical Psychology 3
PSYC 1636 Behavioral Therapy 3
PSYC 1650 Psychopharmacology 3
PSYC 1680 Research Seminar 2
PSYC 1686 Practicum III 3
PSYC 1687 Practicum Seminar III 1
Total
Summer Quarter
PSYC 1640 Introduction to Neuropsychology 3
PSYC 1649 Group Therapy 3
PSYC  1655 History and Systems 3
PSYC 1688 Practicum IV 3
PSYC 1689 Practicum Seminar IV 1
Total

Third Year

Total Credits Third Year Required:
Fall Quarter
PSYC 1711 Advanced Statistics 3
PSYC 1730 Advanced Psychotherapy Practice 3
PSYC 1771 Advanced Psychopathology 2
PSYC 1782 Advanced Practicum I 3
PSYC 1783 Advanced Practicum Seminar I 1
  Electives 3
Total
Winter Quarter
PSYC 1708 Mental Health Law 3
PSYC 1739 Issues in Substance Abuse 3
PSYC 1751 Advanced Integrated Behavioral Healthcare 1
PSYC 1780 Dissertation Development 1
PSYC 1784 Advanced Practicum II 3
PSYC 1785 Advanced Practicum Seminar II 1
  Electives 3
Total
Spring Quarter
PSYC  1732 Supervision and Consultation Models & Practice 3
PSYC 1781 Dissertation Seminar 1
PSYC 1786 Advanced Practicum III 3
PSYC 1787 Advanced Practicum Seminar III 1
  Electives 6
Total
Summer Quarter
PSYC 1788 Advanced Practicum IV 3
PSYC 1789 Advanced Practicum Seminar IV 1
PSYC 1799 Dissertation 9
Total

Fourth Year

Total credits Years 1,2,3 and 4: 220.5
Award Psy.D. degree

Total Credits Fourth Year Required:
Total
PSYC 1800 Internship 50
Total

Students must complete a minimum of 12 hours of elective credit in the MWU/CHS Clinical Psychology Program. Elective course offerings may include the following:

Electives -
Electives
PSYC 1709 Forensic Psychology 3
PSYC  1721 Human Sexuality 3
PSYC  1735 Practice Management Issues 3
PSYC 1748 Bullying and Interpersonal Violence 3
PSYC  1749 Psychological Management of Chronic Pain 3
PSYC  1750 Stress Management, Relaxation and Hypnotherapy Techniques 3
PSYC 1752 Treatment of Traumatic Stress 3
PSYC  1753 Humanistic and Experiential Theory and Therapy 3
PSYC 1775, 1776, 1777 Advanced Independent Study 1-3 credits each course
PSYC 1778 Directed Readings in Clinical Psychology 3
Total -