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Sequence of Program

The courses which should be taken first are comprised of basic general, clinical and counseling courses that provide, in conjunction with the undergraduate prerequisite courses, the basis and foundation for the later applied courses. These courses for clinical, clinical mental health counseling and school psychology students include:

  • PSYC 5312 Counseling Theories
  • PSYC 5308 Advanced Psychopathology
  • PSYC 5328 Issues and Professional Ethics
  • PSYC 5340 Advanced Psychological Statistics and Design
  • PSYC 5384 Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

Depending on their degree plan, students may take:

  • PSYC 5320 Advanced Study in Human Growth and Development
  • PSYC 5345 Group Processes
  • PSYC 5350 Clinical Neuropsychology
  • PSYC 5354 Psychopharmacology
  • PSYC 5366 Assessment of Mental Ability I
  • or other courses approved by their advisor

The applied courses are more specialized clinical applications and should be taken after the basic courses are taken. A degree plan with the specific courses must be completed before the student completes 12 semester hours of graduate work.. Students in clinical andcounseling psychology must earn a "B" or better in the following courses prior to enrollment in PSYC 5396/97 Supervised Practicum:

  • PSYC 5392 Applied Counseling Practice
  • PSYC 5393 Applied Therapy

Dismissal from Program

The department may dismiss students from their degree programs for violations of the ethical and professional standards of the American Psychological Association or the American School Counselors Association.

P&C Graduate Student Code of Conduct

Additional Information

Graduate Course Description