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Counseling Psychology, Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)

Curriculum requirements

Department core

PSYC 617 Sensation and Perception or PSYC 629 Biological Basis of Behavior
PSYC 619 Learning and Cognition
PSYC 675 Ethical Principles of Psychology (two credits)
PSYC 680 Statistics in Psychological Research I
PSYC 681 Statistics in Psychological Research II

Counseling psychology curriculum

Counseling psychology program core curriculum successfully completed (PSYC 608, 611, 616, 623, 625, 643, 644, 645, 651, 655, 660/or approved health psychology elective, 676, and 695).

Successful completion of 12 credit hours of counseling practicum (PSYC 693) and three credit hours of research practicum (PSYC 690).

Successful completion of other required courses, including PSYC 603 or 633 or other approved developmental course.

Students need to meet a social aspects of behavior breadth requirement by successfully completing PSYC 630 or another graduate course in social aspects of behavior approved by the counseling faculty.

Successful completion of three one-half credit consecutive semesters of an approved predoctoral internship (PSYC 696).

A minimum of 88 credit hours of approved courses beyond the baccalaureate degree. The current recommended curriculum totals 97.5 credit hours.

Counseling psychology program core curriculum successfully completed (PSYC 608, 611, 616, 623, 625, 643, 644, 645, 651, 655, 660/or approved health psychology elective, 676, and 695).

Students should, if planning to practice clinical psychology, attend to the current licensure requirements of the state in which they plan to practice.

 

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