Course TitlePsyDPhD
Core Curriculum I: Psychological science foundations
PSYC 544Affective Aspects of Behavior4.04.0
PSYC 545Cognitive Foundations4.04.0
PSYC 551Psychobiological Foundations4.04.0
PSYC 564Foundations of Social and Cultural Psychology4.04.0
PSYC 575Foundations of Human Development4.04.0
Course TitlePsyDPhD
Core Curriculum II: Quantitative/research foundations
PSYC 501Advanced Statistics I4.04.0
PSYC 502Advanced Statistics II4.04.0
PSYC 505Research Methods in Psychological Science4.04.0
PSYC 508Psychometric Foundations2.02.0
Course TitlePsyDPhD
Core Curriculum III: Wholeness
PSYC 526Ethics and Legal Issues in Clinical Psychology3.03.0
PSYC 554Health Psychology4.04.0
PSYC 567Human Diversity3.03.0
RELE 5__ Graduate-level ethics13.03.0
RELR 540Wholeness and Health23.03.0
RELT 530Spirituality and Clinical Psychology3.03.0
Course TitlePsyDPhD
Clinical Psychology: General
PSYC 571Adult Psychopathology4.04.0
PSYC 681Clinical Supervision and Consultation2.02.0
PSYC 681LClinical Supervision and Consultation Laboratory1.01.0
Course TitlePsyDPhD
Psychological Assessment
PSYC 512Cognitive/Intellectual Assessment2.02.0
PSYC 512LCognitive/Intellectual Practice Laboratory1.01.0
Course TitlePsyDPhD
Psychological Treatment
PSYC 580Evidence-Based Psychological Practice: Foundational Clinical Skills and Common Factors3.03.0
PSYC 581Evidence-Based Psychological Practice: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy2.02.0
PSYC 581LEvidence-Based Psychological Practice Lab: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy1.01.0
Course TitlePsyDPhD
Area of Specialization
Students must select and complete one of the following areas of specialization in the department: --
Generalist (17 units, same for PhDs and PsyDs)
Clinical child (18 units, same for PhDs and PsyDs)
Health psychology(18 units, same for PhDs and PsyDs)
Neuropsychology (17 units, same for PhDs and PsyDs)
Course TitlePsyDPhD
The number of elective units required depends on the area of specialization selected. Possible electives for either degree include; but are not limited to courses listed below:3
Neuroscience GS5
Foundations in Neuroscience5
Cortical Circuits5
Cultural Psychology
Advanced Topics in Multivariate Analyses I
Advanced Topics in Multivariate Analyses II
Clinical Supervision and Consultation Laboratory
Management and Professional Practice
Human Sexual Behavior and Treatment
Drug Addiction and Therapy
Child, Partner, and Elder Abuse
Seminar in Advanced Topics in Psychology
Directed Clinical Experience
Psy.D. electives-
Ph.D. electives-
Course TitlePsyDPhD
PSYC 696Psy.D. Doctoral Research (1-8) 16.0
PSYC 697Ph.D. Doctoral Research (1-4) 51.0
Overall Totals121.0153.0
Course TitlePsyDPhD
Clinical practice
PSYC 781Internal Practicum (2) 48.08.0
PSYC 782External Practicum (4) 416.016.0
PSYC 798Pre-Internship (4) 416.016.0
PSYC 799BInternship (10 units per quarter, total 40 units [2000 hours]) 440.040.0

RELE 500- or 600-level courses will also be accepted.


Fulfills service learning requirement.


Students may meet their elective-unit requirement through any of the following:  1) any elective course chosen from this list, 2) any other elective course offered by the Department of Psychology that is not being used to meet another requirement, 3) any graduate-level course offered in any other department in the School of Behavioral Health, or 4) any graduate-level course offered in any school other than the School of Behavioral Health, with department approval.


700-numbered courses are in addition to the didactic units required for the degree.


Strongly recommended for neuropsychology specialization students.