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Ph.D. Course Sequence

The following program handbooks and manuals will be available for download in Summer 2021:

Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology Student Handbook
Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology Clinical Training Handbook
Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology Dissertation Manual

 

Courses, clinical training and milestones by year

FALL
requirements 
SPRING
requirements
SUMMER
requirements

Prior to Orientation

    722 History & Systems of Psychology (Online)

 Year 1

714 Professional Development & Ethics I 736 Cognitive Behavioral Theory & Therapy    701 Foundations of Integration
743 Assessment I 744 Assessment II    747 Research & Statistics II
753 Psychopathology 746 Research & Statistics I    773 Lifespan Development
716 Basic Clinical Interviewing Skills 766 Research Lab II  
766 Research Lab I BITH 565 Christian Theology  
706 Spirituality I    

 Year 2

795/796 Practicum/Practicum Seminar 795/796 Practicum/Practicum Seminar    774 Advanced Social Psych
717 Class, Gender, Race, Religion and Sexual Identity 754 Biological Bases of Behavior    755 Cognition & Emotion
737 Psychoanalytic Psychology 738 Family Systems Theory & Therapy    991 Comprehensive Exam
749 Research & Statistics III 766 Research Lab III  
766 Research Lab III BITH 561 Theological Anthropology  
707 Spirituality II    

 Year 3

795/796 Practicum/Practicum Seminar 795/796 Practicum/Practicum Seminar    898 Clinical Dissertation
739 Community Psychology     782 Clinical Supervision & Consultation 
Elective Elective    993 Clinical Dissertation Proposal Defense 
898 Clinical Dissertation 898 Clinical Dissertation   
766 Research Lab V 766 Research Lab VI  
708 Spirituality III    

 Year 4

881/882 Advanced Practicum/Seminar I 883/884 Advanced Practicum/Seminar II PSYC 999 - Dissertation Continuation - PT (every semester and summer until defended dissertation manuscript is received by Buswell Library)
898 Clinical Dissertation 898 Clinical Dissertation  
Elective Elective  
BITH 566 Foundations of Biblical Interpretation OR BITH 576 History of Christianity to 1900 782 Clinical Supervision & Consultation  
766 Research lab VII 766 Research Lab VIII  
709 Spirituality IV BITH 622 Theological & Religious Issues in Psychotherapy  
992 Professional Qualifying Exam    
 Apply for pre-doc internship    

 Year 5

896 Pre-doc Internship

896 Pre-doc Internship 896 Pre-doc Internship
PSYC 999 - Dissertation Continuation - PT PSYC 999 - Dissertation Continuation - PT PSYC 999 - Dissertation Continuation - PT
   Defend Dissertation  
 Areas in blue represent program milestones