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Course Sequence
School Psychology (PsyD)

The courses and sequence listed below are subject to change. Please consult the course catalog for additional information.

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2019-2020 Academic Year

First Year

Term 1: Summer


SPSY 510 Learning: Theory and Application 3 Credits
SPSY 524 Basic Principles in Applied Behavior Analysis 3 Credits
TOTAL CREDITS
6

Term 2: Fall


WRIT 100 Writing in Psychology 0 Credits
SPSY 501 Professional School Psychology 2 Credits
SPSY 504 Developmental Psychology 1 Credit
SPSY 512 Psychometrics 3 Credits
SPSY 613 Assessment I: Cognitive 3 Credits
TOTAL CREDITS
9

Term 3: Winter


SPSY 526 Single Case Experimental Design 3 Credits
SPSY 528 Behavior Assessment 3 Credits
SPSY 615 Assessment II: Academic 3 Credits
TOTAL CREDITS
9

Term 4: Spring


SPSY 507 Exceptional Child 2 Credits
SPSY 551 Practicum: Functional Assessment 1 Credit
SPSY 618 Assessment III: Behavioral, Social and Emotional 3 Credits
SPSY 749 Social Aspects of Behavior 1 Credit
SPSY 751 Affective Aspects of Behavior 1 Credit
TOTAL CREDITS
8

Second Year

Term 1: Summer


SPSY 508 Multicultural Counseling: Methods and Techniques 3 Credits
SPSY 527 Ethics and Law in Professional Practice 3 Credits
TOTAL CREDITS
6

Term 2: Fall


SPSY 619 Consultation and Collaboration in Educational Settings 3 Credits
SPSY 622 Direct Assessment of Academic Skills 1 Credit
SPSY 664 School-Based Practicum 1 Credit
SPSY 732 Child and Adolescent Psychopathology 3 Credits
SPSY 772 Integrative Seminar: Social/Affective 1 Credit
TOTAL CREDITS
9

Term 3: Winter


SPSY 614 Multicultural Perspectives in Psychology 3 Credits
SPSY 617 Academic and Behavioral Intervention 3 Credits
SPSY 664 School-Based Practicum 1 Credit
SPSY 748 Biological Aspects of Behavior 1 Credit
SPSY 771 Integrative Seminar: Cognitive Development 1 Credit
TOTAL CREDITS
9

Term 4: Spring


SPSY 525 Behavior Change and Systems Support 3 Credits
SPSY 623 English Learners: Implications and Accommodations 3 Credits
SPSY 664 School-Based Practicum 1 Credit
SPSY 773 Integrative Seminar: Biology and Physical Development 1 Credit
TOTAL CREDITS
8

Third Year

Term 1: Summer


SPSY 796 Objective Comprehensive Exam 0 Credits
SPSY 733 History and Systems of Psychology 2 Credits
SPSY 752 Qualitative Analysis 1 Credit
TOTAL CREDITS
3

Term 2: Fall


SPSY 736 CBT I 2 Credits
SPSY 760 Advanced Practicum Seminar I 1 Credit
SPSY 776 Dissertation Seminar  1 Credit
SPSY 783 Research Methods 3 Credits
TOTAL CREDITS
7

Term 3: Winter


SPSY 506 Physiology 3 Credits
SPSY 737 CBT II: Treatment Strategies 2 Credits
SPSY 761 Advanced Practicum Seminar II 1 Credit
SPSY 784 Statistical Analysis 3 Credits
SPSY 792 Dissertation Advisement 1 Credit
TOTAL CREDITS
10

Term 4: Spring


SPSY 620 Prevention and Crisis Intervention 3 Credits
SPSY 738 CBT III: Applications 1 Credit
SPSY 762 Advanced Practicum Seminar III 1 Credit
SPSY 792 Dissertation Advisement 1 Credit
TOTAL CREDITS
6

Fourth year

Term 1: Summer


NO COURSES    
TOTAL CREDITS
0

Term 2: Fall


SPSY 741 Assessment IV: Neuropsychology 3 Credits
SPSY 745 Supervision 1 Credit
SPSY 779 School-Based Externship 1 Credit
SPSY 792 Dissertation Advisement 1 Credit
TOTAL CREDITS
6

Term 3: Winter


SPSY 735 Linking Neuropsychological Assessments to Interventions 3 Credits
SPSY 779 School-Based Externship 1 Credit
SPSY 792 Dissertation Advisement 1 Credit
TOTAL CREDITS
5

Term 4: Spring


SPSY 739 Private Practice Seminar 1 Credit
SPSY 747 Neuropathology 1 Credit
SPSY 779 School-Based Externship 1 Credit
SPSY 792 Dissertation Advisement 1 Credit
TOTAL CREDITS
4

Fifth year

Term 1: Summer


SPSY 700 Introduction to Internship 0 Credits
TOTAL CREDITS
0

Term 2: Fall


SPSY 786 Internship 1 Credit
TOTAL CREDITS
1

Term 3: Winter


SPSY 787 Internship 1 Credit
TOTAL CREDITS
1

Term 4: Spring


SPSY 788 Internship  1 Credit
TOTAL CREDITS
1


Total credits required for degree completion 108