Program of Study

                                                            Psy.D. Program of Study Sequence

YEAR 1
1st Year  Fall
PSY 5020-Research Methods (3)
PSY 5552-Diagnosis & Psychopathology (3)
PSY 5700-Cognitive Assessment and Psychometrics (3)
PSY 5720 Cognitive Assessment Pre-Practicum (1)
PSY 5551- Ethical and Legal Standards and Foundational Skills of Health Service Psychology (3)
TOTAL: 13 hours

1st Year Spring
PSY 5030-Quantitative Methods (3)
PSY 5714-Evidence-based Psychotherapy Interventions I (3)
PSY 5724 Evidence-based Psychotherapy Interventions Pre-Practicum (1)
PSY 6105 Developmental Psychopathology (3)
PSY 5330 Developmental Seminar (3)
PSY 5998 Thesis Proposal (1)
TOTAL: 14 hours

1st Year Summer

PSY 6310 History and Systems of Psychology (3)

HPC 5110 Multicultural Counseling (3) 

TOTAL: 6 hours

 

YEAR 2
2nd Year Fall

PSY 6114 Child and Adolescent Evidence-Based Interventions (3)
PSY 5998 Thesis Proposal (2)
PSY 5300 Learning (3)
PSY 5904 Practicum I: Clinical Psychology (3)
TOTAL: 11 hours

2nd Year Spring
PSY 5701-Personality Assessment and Psychometrics (3)
PSY 5721 Personality Assessment Pre-Practicum (1)
PSY 6714 Evidence-Based Psychotherapy Interventions II (3)
PSY 5999 Thesis (3)
PSY 5905 Practicum II: Clinical Psychology (3)
TOTAL: 13 hours

DEFEND THESIS by end of spring 2nd year


2nd Year Summer
PSY 5906 Practicum III: Clinical Psychology (3)

TOTAL: 3 hours

Earn MA degree (60 hours)
     Admitted Psy.D. students will earn an M.A. degree en route to the Psy.D. The 
    M.A. is not, however, offered as a stand-alone degree concentration.


YEAR 3  

3rd Year Fall

PSY 7000 Preliminary Examination (2)
PSY 5725 Cognitive and Affective Aspects of Behavior (3)
PSY 7020 Behavioral Medicine and Health Psychology (3)
PSY 7805 Advanced Practicum: Clinical Psychology (3)
PSY 7110 Professional and Ethical Issues in Rural and Health Service Psychology (3)
TOTAL: 14 hours

 

3rd Year Spring

PSY 7025 Community Psychology (3)
PSY 7805 Advanced Practicum: Clinical Psychology (3)
PSY 6340 Seminar in Social Psychology (3)
PSY 6320 Biological Bases of Behavior (3)
TOTAL: 12 hours

3rd Year Summer
PSY 7999 Dissertation (2)

 

YEAR 4

4th Year Fall
PSY 7805 Advanced Practicum: Clinical Psychology (3)
Elective (3)
PSY 7999 Dissertation (3)
TOTAL: 12 hours
MUST PROPOSE DISSERTATION BY OCTOBER 1 TO APPLY FOR INTERNSHIP

4th Year Spring
PSY 7800 Supervision and Consultation Seminar (3)
Elective (3)
PSY 7805 Advanced Practicum: Clinical Psychology (3)
PSY 7999 Dissertation (2)
TOTAL: 11 hours

4th Year Summer
PSY 7999 Dissertation (2)

YEAR 5
PSY 7900-Clinical Internship (3)—1 internship hour across 3 separate semesters (dependent upon start and end date of individual internship)
TOTAL: 3 hours

TOTAL = 113 hours (minimum)

Electives:  Options (based on availability and permission of instructor):

PSY 5001 Teaching of Psychology

PSY 5015 Research Seminar (1)
PSY/MGT 5055 Leadership, Groups and Teams (3)
PSY 5310 Cognitive Processes (3)
PSY 5531 Advanced Quantitative Methods (3)
PSY 5593 Biofeedback (3)
PSY 5717 Assessment & Intervention Planning for Special Populations (3)
PSY 5820 Multi-tiered Prevention and Intervention (3)
PSY 6620 School-Based Consultation (3)
PSY 7904 Advanced Seminar in Clinical Psychology (e.g., Suicide and Self-Injury; Substance Use Disorders; Psychopharmacology; 3)
HCM 5210 Foundations of the US Health Care System (3)
HCM 5240 Health and Disease (3)
HCM 5680 Management and Human Resources in Health Organizations (3)
HPC 5790 Group Methods and Processes (3)
HPC 6530 Body/Mind (3)
SW 5010 Human Behavior and the Social Environment (3)
SW 5230 Evaluation of Professional Health Services (3)
SW 5840 Non-Profit and Public Human Services Administration (3)
ANT 5120 Appalachian Culture and Social Organization (3)
SOC 5300 Appalachia in Social Context (3)
SOC 5560 Race and Minority Relations (3)
SOC 5420 Healthcare and Aging (3)

Practicum Placement Requirements:
Assessment
Rural Community