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PhD in School Psychology: Sample Course Sequence, Summer Program

  • Year One

    Summer I

    • EDEX 650: Exceptional Children and Youth

    Summer II

    • EDSP 476/576: Foundations of Behavioral Analysis
    • GSR 615: Elements of Research

    Fall

    • EDSP 711: Introduction to School Psychology
    • EDSP 755*†/855: Practicum I EDSP 789: Psychometric Theory
    • EDEX 751: Instructional Interventions and Methods for Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder
    • PSYC 835: Advanced Psychopathology

    Spring

    • EDSP 746: Academic Interventions
    • EDSP 755†/855: Practicum I
    • EDSP 766: Biological Bases of Behavior
    • EDSP 813: Academic Assessment

    Bold = BCBA only
    Italics = Not required for PHD
    *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 Two

    Summer I

    • EDSP 705: Multicultural Issues in Schools and Communities
    • EDSP 747: Psychology of Human Development

    Summer II

    • PSYC 810: Historical Trends in Psychology
    • PSYC 852: Behavioral, Cognitive, and Affective Processes

    Fall

    • EDSP 745: Counseling for School Psychologists
    • EDSP 755†/855: Practicum I
    • EDSP 812: Cognitive Assessment
    • EDSP 863: Assessment of Personality and Behavior

    Spring

    • EDSP 755*†/855: Practicum I
    • EDSP 760: Group Counseling for School Psychologists
    • 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 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: Fundamentals of Behavior Change
    • EDSP 849/949: Advanced Practicum in School Psychology and Supervision

    Summer II

    • EDSP 717/817: Applied Educational Research Methods
    • EDSP 758: Advanced Behavioral Assessment and Intervention

    Fall

    • EDSP 755/855*: Practicum I
    • EDSP 911: Legal and Ethical Principles in School Psychology
    • EDSP 915 Doctoral Seminar in Applied Educational Research
    • EDSP 942: Neuropsychology of Children’s Learning Disorders

    Spring

    • EDSP 916: Doctoral Seminar in Advanced Educational Research
    • EDSP 978: School Counseling Practicum
    • EDEX 753: Research Seminar in Special Education or ELECTIVE
    • PSYC 858: Advanced Social Psychology

    Bold = BCBA only
    Italics = Not required for PHD
    *EDSP 855 will be taken with 1 credit associated with EDSP 942

    Year 4

    Summer I

    • EDSP 945: Clinical Supervision in Psychology
    • EDSP 949: Advanced Practicum in School Psychology and Supervision

    Summer II

    • EDSP 994: Introduction to Dissertation
    • EDSP 836: Personality Theory and Systems of Psychology (Prospectus meeting and RTAF required)

    Fall and Spring

    • *EDSP 995 or EDSP 952: Dissertation or Internship

    *Students who take EDSP 995 in Year 4 should defend by end of Year 5

    Year 5

    Summer I and II

    • EDSP 952: Internship

    Fall and Spring

    • *EDSP 995 or EDSP 952: Dissertation or Internship

    Winter

    • EDSP 975 (optional): Supervision of Pupil Services

    *Students who take EDSP 995 in Year 5 should defend by end of Year 5
    Italics = Not required for PHD