Due to expected storm conditions, the University will close at 7 p.m. this evening. All classes starting at or after 7 p.m. are canceled. Individual professors may opt to conduct classes or provide assignments online when the campus is closed, so students should check Blackboard and their email to learn of any alternate arrangements. snow closing guide
University Libraries will close at 7 p.m. tonight. The University Commons dining facility, Subway, the Village Market, and the Hawk's Nest will be open normal hours tonight. All other dining locations will close at 6 p.m.
All Hartt Community Division activities after 3 p.m. today are canceled.
Updated 3:47 p.m., 3/3/15
Foundation courses in the areas of individual differences, social bases of behavior, cognitive-affective bases of behavior, and biological bases of behavior provide the academic foundation for training in clinical intervention, assessment, consultation, and research. In addition to practica and the Psy.D. Dissertation, course work requirements for students entering in the upcoming academic year currently include the following:
ASSESSMENT METHODS 3 courses required
BASIC TREATMENT METHODS 4 courses required
PROFESSIONAL SEMINARS IN CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY 9 courses required
STATISTICS & RESEARCH DESIGN 2 courses required
PRACTICUM 4 semesters required
INTERNSHIPS completion of one full-time year or two half-time years of clinical internship in an approved setting
DOCTORAL DISSERTATION 1 course required
ELECTIVES: (12 credits required)
Students select 12 credits of appropriate electives (three 3-credit seminars plus one or more 1-credit workshops) with the approval of their faculty advisors and the Director of the Doctoral Program in Clinical Psychology. Elective courses offered in recent years include:
NOTE: Many of these courses have prerequisites as outlined in the Graduate Bulletin and some courses are to be taken in specific sequences. It is the student's responsibility to consult with her or his faculty advisor in order to ensure that all course prerequisites are met and that course sequencing is followed. Failure to do so may require the student to withdraw from a course.
While most of the curriculum is prescribed, there are elective workshops each year and a choice of three elective seminars during the third program year, through which students pursue their individual interests and career development. These workshops and elective courses are developed jointly by program faculty and students based on faculty availability and student interests. As with most clinically oriented courses within the program, elective seminars are taught in small- group format, usually with an enrollment limit of 12 to 15. The current required curriculum and sequence of courses for the Psy.D. program are as follows: