Doctoral Program in Clinical Psychology Degree Requirements

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The Psy.D. in Clinical Psychology is comprised of 120 credit hours divided into three different sections: Core Courses (86 credit hours), Bible & Theological Studies (20 credit hours) and Electives (14 credit hours).  Degree requirements may also be viewed sequentially by expected year in the program.

Degree Requirements (120 credit hours)

Core Courses (86)

PSYC 714  Professional Development & Ethics I (3)
PSYC 715 Professional Development & Ethics II (2)
PSYC 716 Basic Clinical Interview Skills (3)
PSYC 717 Diversity (3)
PSYC 721 History and Systems of Psychology (3)
PSYC 736 Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy/Practice (3)
PSYC 737 Psychoanalytic Psychology (3)
PSYC 738 Family Theory and Therapy (3)
PSYC 739 Community Psychology (3)
PSYC 743 Psych Assesment I: Cognitive Foundations (3)
PSYC 744 Psych Assesment II: PersonalityFoundations (3)
PSYC 745 Psych Assesment III: Integrative Assessment (3)
PSYC 746 Clinical Research & Stats I (3)
PSYC 747 Clinical Research & Stats II (3)
PSYC 748 Clinical Research & Stats III (3)
PSYC 753 Psychopathology (3)
PSYC 754 Biological Bases of Behavior (3)
PSYC 755 Cognition & Emotion (3)
PSYC 756 Psychopharmacology (3)
PSYC 774 Advanced Social Psychology (3)
PSYC 773 Lifespan Development (3)
PSYC 796 Practicum I, II, III, & IV (8 at 2hrs
each)
PSYC 781 Advanced Ethics and Professional Issues (3)
PSYC 782 Clinical Supervision & Consultation (3)
PSYC 894

Clerkship

(0)
PSYC 896 Internship (0)
PSYC 898 Clinical Dissertation (10)

 

Bible & Theological Studies (20)

CFM 538  Spirituality (2)
BITH 561 Theological Anthropology (2)
BITH 622 Theological & Religious Issues in Psychotherapy (2)
BITH 623 History of Pastoral Care (2)
BITH 525
OR 566
Biblical Theology OR Foundations for Biblical Interpretation (4)
BITH 565 Christian Theology (4)
BITH 576 Church History to 1900 (4)

 

Electives (14)

PSYC 833 Marital Therapy (3)
PSYC 837 Developmental Psychopathology (3)
PSYC 838 Advanced Marital and Family Therapy (3)
PSYC 843 Neuropsychological Assessment (3)
PSYC 844 Child Psychological Assessment (3)
PSYC 845 Child and Adolescent Interventions (3)
PSYC 846 Geropsychology (3)
PSYC 849 Sexuality and Sex Therapy (3)
PSYC 851 Substance Abuse (3)
PSYC 853 Behavioral Medicine and Health Psychology (3)
PSYC 861 Spiritual Direction and Care of Soul (3)
PSYC 862  Advanced Integration of Psychology & Christian Theology     (3)
PSYC 893 Seminar: Advanced Topics in Clinical Psychology (several sections, each a different topic) (1)
PSYC 895 Independent Study (1, 2, 3,
or 4)

 

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