The following curriculum applies to all students who matriculated in Fall 2019 or thereafter. For students who matriculated prior to Fall 2018, refer to the appropriate Midwestern University Catalog for the relevant curriculum listing.

Total Quarter Credits in the Professional Program:  233.5-265 Students electing the Child and Adolescent Emphasis may require an additional 15 credits. Students entering the program with Advanced Standing may complete the program in four years with a minimum of 220 credits.

The total number of quarter credits is dependent upon which, if any, elective courses are taken by the student.

With the Program Director's approval, students needing additional time during or beyond the internship year to complete the Dissertation must register for PSYCD 1921-1924 Dissertation Continuation I-IV or PSYCD 1990-1999 Dissertation Post-Internship I - X as needed, a 0.5 credit hour course, to complete the dissertation requirement.

Note: The Clinical Psychology Program reserves the right to alter its curriculum however and whenever it deems appropriate.


First Professional Year:

Total Quarter Credit Hours First Year: 47
Fall Quarter
CORED 1599H Interprofessional Education I Credits: 1
PSYCD 1501 Professional Issues and Ethics Credits: 3
PSYCD 1504 Research Methods and Design Credits: 3
PSYCD 1505 Professional Development Seminar I Credits: 1
PSYCD 1515 Tests and Measurements I Credits: 3
PSYCD 1520 Clinical Appraisal and Interviewing Credits: 3
PSYCD 1531 Introduction to Psychotherapy Credits: 2
Total 16
Winter Quarter 16
PSYCD 1502 Life Span Development I Credits: 3
PSYCD 1506 Professional Development Seminar II Credits: 1
PSYCD 1510 Statistics I Credits: 3
PSYCD 1516 Tests and Measurements II Credits: 2
PSYCD 1524 Intelligence Testing I Credits: 3
PSYCD 1525 Intelligence Testing II Credits: 3
PSYCD 1582 Clerkship I Credits: 1
Total 16
Spring Quarter 15
PSYCD 1503 Life Span Development II Credits: 3
PSYCD 1508 Research Methods II Credits: 3
PSYCD 1526 Personality Assessment I: Objective Techniques Credits: 3
PSYCD 1527 Personality Assessment II: Projective Techniques Credits: 2
PSYCD 1550 Biological Bases of Behavior Credits: 3
PSYCD 1583 Clerkship II Credits: 1
Total 15

Second Professional Year:

Total Quarter Credit Hours Second Year: 60-66
Summer Quarter
PSYCD 1600 Diagnostic Practicum (Optional) Credits: 5
PSYCD 1601 Diagnostic Practicum Seminar (Optional) Credits: 1
PSYCD 1611 Statistics II Credits: 3
PSYCD 1660 Cognitive-Affective Bases of Behavior Credits: 3
PSYCD 1669 Psychopathology I: Anxiety and Personality Disorders Credits: 3
Total 9-15
Fall Quarter 19
PSYCD 1620 Advanced Assessment Credits: 3
PSYCD 1640 Introduction to Neuropsychology Credits: 3
PSYCD 1654 Social and Cultural Bases of Behavior Credits: 3
PSYCD 1670 Psychopathology II: Depressive, Bipolar and Schizophrenia Spectrum Disorders Credits: 3
PSYCD 1682 Diagnostic Practicum I Credits: 5
PSYCD 1683 Diagnostic Practicum Seminar I Credits: 2
Total 19
Winter Quarter 16
PSYCD 1610 Diversity in Clinical Psychology Credits: 3
PSYCD 1636 Behavior Therapy Credits: 3
PSYCD 1671 Child Psychopathology Credits: 3
PSYCD 1684 Diagnostic Practicum II Credits: 5
PSYCD 1685 Diagnostic Practicum Seminar II Credits: 2
Total 16
Spring Quarter 16
PSYCD 1631 Cognitive Behavioral Theories and Approaches to Psychotherapy Credits: 3
PSYCD 1632 Psychodynamic Approaches to Psychotherapy Credits: 3
PSYCD 1680 Research Seminar: Integration of Science and Practice Credits: 2
PSYCD 1681 Dissertation Development Credits: 1
PSYCD 1686 Diagnostic Practicum III Credits: 5
PSYCD 1687 Diagnostic Practicum Seminar III Credits: 2
Total 16

Third Professional Year:

Total Quarter Credit Hours Third Year: 51-70
Summer Quarter
PSYCD 1705 Systems Theory Credits: 3
PSYCD 1720 Therapy Practicum (Optional) Credits: 5
PSYCD 1721 Therapy Practicum Seminar (Optional) Credits: 2
PSYCD 1731 Supervision and Consultation Credits: 3
PSYCD 1740 History and Systems Credits: 3
Electives (Optional) Credits: 0-3
Total 9-19
Fall Quarter 13-16
PSYCD 1770 Human Sexuality Credits: 3
PSYCD 1772 Advanced Psychopathology and Psychotherapy Credits: 3
PSYCD 1782 Therapy Practicum I Credits: 5
PSYCD 1783 Therapy Practicum Seminar I Credits: 2
Electives (Optional) Credits: 0-3
Total 13-16
Winter Quarter 16-19
PSYCD 1708 Advanced Ethics Credits: 3
PSYCD 1766 Advanced Integration of Scientific Knowledge Credits: 3
PSYCD 1776 Health Psychology Credits: 3
PSYCD 1784 Therapy Practicum II Credits: 5
PSYCD 1785 Therapy Practicum Seminar II Credits: 2
Electives (Optional) Credits: 0-3
Total 16-19
Spring Quarter 13-16
PSYCD 1750 Psychopharmacology Credits: 3
PSYCD 1777 Integrated Healthcare Credits: 3
PSYCD 1786 Therapy Practicum III Credits: 5
PSYCD 1787 Therapy Practicum Seminar III Credits: 2
Electives (Optional) Credits: 0-3
Total 16-19

Fourth Professional Year:

Total Quarter Credit Hours Fourth Year: 25.5-42
Summer Quarter
PSYCD 1800 Advanced Therapy Practicum (Optional) Credits: 3
PSYCD 1801 Advanced Therapy Practicum Seminar (Optional) Credits: 1.5
PSYCD 1811 Dissertation I Credits: 2
PSYCD 1822 Professional Development and Lifelong Learning I Credits: 1
Electives (Optional) Credits: 0-3
Total 3-10.5
Fall Quarter 7.5-10.5
PSYCD 1812 Dissertation II Credits: 2
PSYCD 1823 Professional Development and Lifelong Learning II Credits: 1
PSYCD 1882 Advanced Practicum I Credits: 3
PSYCD 1883 Advanced Practicum Seminar I Credits: 1.5
Electives (Optional) Credits: 0-3
Total 7.5-10.5
Winter Quarter 7.5-10.5
PSYCD 1813 Dissertation III Credits: 2
PSYCD 1824 Professional Development and Lifelong Learning III Credits: 1
PSYCD 1884 Advanced Practicum II Credits: 3
PSYCD 1885 Advanced Practicum Seminar II Credits: 1.5
Electives (Optional) Credits: 0-3
Total 7.5-10.5
Spring Quarter 7.5-10.5
PSYCD 1814 Dissertation IV Credits: 2
PSYCD 1825 Professional Development and Lifelong Learning IV Credits: 1
PSYCD 1886 Advanced Practicum III Credits: 3
PSYCD 1887 Advanced Practicum Seminar III Credits: 1.5
Electives (Optional) Credits: 0-3
Total 7.5-10.5

Fifth Professional Year:

Total Credits Hours Fifth Year: PSYCD 1905 Internship 50-52 50
Summer Quarter
PSYCD 1921 Dissertation Continuation I (Optional) Credits: 0.5
Total 0.5
Fall Quarter 0.5
PSYCD 1922 Dissertation Continuation II (Optional) Credits: 0.5
Total 0.5
Winter Quarter 0.5
PSYCD 1923 Dissertation Continuation III (Optional) Credits: 0.5
Total 0.5
Spring Quarter 0.5
PSYCD 1924 Dissertation Continuation IV (Optional) Credits: 0.5
Total 0.5

 

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Electives
PSYCD 1332 Theories of Counseling and Psychotherapy Credits: 3
PSYCD 1338 Theories of Vocational Counseling Credits: 3
PSYCD 1339 Counseling Modalities & Chemical Dependency Credits: 3
PSYCD 1345 Theories and Approaches to Marriage Counseling and Therapy Credits: 3
PSYCD 1346 Group Dynamics: Applied Therapy and Counseling Techniques Credits: 3
PSYCD 1437 Career Guidance and Counseling Credits: 3
PSYCD 1440 Advanced Issues in Substance Abuse Credits: 3
PSYCD 1447 Advanced Group Therapy and Counseling Credits: 3
PSYCD 1462 Trauma, Death and Dying Credits: 3
PSYCD 1463 Introduction to Telehealth for Clinical Psychologists Credits: 3
PSYCD 1465 Psychology of Rehabilitation Credits: 3
PSYCD 1473 Child & Adolescent Assessment I Credits: 3
PSYCD 1474 Child & Adolescent Assessment II Credits: 3
PSYCD 1475 Child & Adolescent Psychotherapy I Credits: 3
PSYCD 1476 Child & Adolescent Psychotherapy II Credits: 3
PSYCD 1478 Directed Readings in Clinical Psychology I Credits: 1-3
PSYCD 1479 Directed Readings in Clinical Psychology II Credits: 1-3
PSYCD 1480 Forensic Psychology Credits: 3
PSYCD 1482 Family Therapy and Counseling Credits: 3
PSYCD 1488 Independent Study I Credits: 1-3
PSYCD 1489 Independent Study II Credits: 1-3
PSYCD 1494 Special Topics Credits: 1-3
PSCID 1379 LGBTQI Considerations in the Provision of Healthcare Credits: 1
CORED 1699H Interprofessional Education II Credits: 1
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