PhD in School Psychology: Sample Course Sequence, Summer Program

  • Year 1

    Summer I

    • EDEX 650 (online)

    Summer II

    • EDSP 476/576 (Elective)
    • GSR 615

    Fall

    • EDSP 711
    • EDSP 755/855*
    • EDSP 789
    • EDEX 751 (online)
    • PSYC 835

    Spring

    • EDSP 746
    • EDSP 755/855†
    • EDSP 766
    • EDSP 813

    BCBA Courses are in italics.

    *EDSP 755 will be taken with 1 credit associated with EDSP 711
    †EDSP 755 will be taken with 1 credit associated with EDSP 813 and 1 credit associated with EDSP 746

    Year 2

    Summer I

    • EDSP 705
    • EDSP 747

    Summer II

    • PSYC 810
    • PSYC 852

    Fall

    • EDSP 745
    • EDSP 755/855†
    • EDSP 812
    • EDSP 863

    Spring

    • EDSP 755/855*
    • EDSP 760
    • EDSP 814
    • EDSP 818
    • EDSP 849/949

    BCBA Courses are in italics.

    * EDSP 755 will be taken with 1 credit associated with EDSP 760
    †EDSP 755 will be taken with 1 credit associated with EDSP 812 and 1 credit EDSP 863

    Year 3

    Summer I

    • EDSP 748
    • EDSP 849/949

    Summer II

    • EDSP 717/817
    • EDSP 758 (Elective)

    Fall

    • EDSP 755/855*
    • EDSP 911
    • EDSP 915
    • EDSP 942

    Spring

    • EDSP 916
    • EDSP 978
    • EDEX 753 or Elective
    • PSYC 858

    BCBA Courses are in italics.

    * EDSP 855 will be taken with 1 credit associated with EDSP 942

    Year 4

    Summer I

    • EDSP 945
    • EDSP 949

    Summer II

    • EDSP 994
    • PSYC 836
    • Prospectus meeting and RTAF required*

    Fall

    • EDSP 995 or EDSP 952

    Spring

    • EDSP 995 or EDSP 952

    BCBA Courses are in italics.

    *Students who take EDSP 995 in Year 4 should defend before Year 5

    Year 5

    Summer I

    • EDSP 952

    Summer II

    • ESDP 952

    Fall

    • EDSP 952 OR EDSP 995

    Spring

    • EDSP 952 OR EDSP 995

    BCBA Courses are in italics.

    *Students who take EDP 955 in Year 5 should defend by end of Year 5

    Winter

    • EDSP 975 (optional)

    Key

    • Italics and Bold = Required for PhD and BCBA
    • Italics = BCBA only
    • Bold = Required for PhD

    Master Course Title and Course Number List

    Note: Courses in italics count toward the BCBA

    • EDEX 650 – Exceptional Children and Youth
    • EDEX 751 – Instructional Interventions and Methods for Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder
    • EDEX 753 – Research Seminar in Special Education
    • GSR 615 – Elements of Research
    • PSYC 810 – Historical Trends in Psychology
    • PSYC 835 – Advanced Psychopathology
    • PSYC 836 – Personality Theory and Systems of Psychology
    • PSYC 852 – Behavioral, Cognitive, and Affective Processes
    • PSYC 858 – Advanced Social Psychology
    • EDSP 476/576 – Foundations of Behavioral Analysis (BCBA)
    • EDSP 705 – Multicultural Issues in Schools and Communities
    • EDSP 711 – Introduction to School Psychology
    • EDSP 717/817 – Applied Educational Research Methods
    • EDSP 745 – Counseling for School Psychologists
    • EDSP 746 – Academic Interventions
    • EDSP 747 – Psychology of Human Development
    • EDSP 748 – Fundamentals of Behavior Change (BCBA)
    • EDSP 755/855 – Practicum I
    • EDSP 758 – Advanced Behavioral Assessment and Intervention (BCBA)
    • EDSP 760 – Group Counseling for School Psychologists
    • EDSP 766 – Biological Bases of Behavior
    • EDSP 789 – Psychometric Theory
    • EDSP 812 – Cognitive Assessment
    • EDSP 813 – Academic Assessment
    • EDSP 814 – Advanced Assessment of Low-Incidence Disabilities
    • EDSP 818 – Consultation in Applied Settings
    • EDSP 849/949 – Advanced Practicum in School Psychology and Supervision
    • EDSP 863 – Assessment of Personality and Behavior
    • EDSP 911 – Legal and Ethical Principles in School Psychology
    • EDSP 915 – Doctoral Seminar in Applied Educational Research
    • EDSP 916 – Doctoral Seminar in Advanced Educational Research
    • EDSP 942 – Neuropsychology of Children's Learning Disorders
    • EDSP 945 – Clinical Supervision in Psychology
    • EDSP 949 – Advanced Practicum in School Psychology and Supervision
    • EDSP 952 – Internship
    • EDSP 975 – Supervision of Pupil Services
    • EDSP 978 – School Counseling Practicum
    • EDSP 994 – Introduction to Dissertation
    • EDSP 995 – Dissertation
    • EDSP Doc. Prac. – Doctoral Practicum