Clinical Psychology (PhD) San Diego Curriculum Plan

Academic Year 1 – Semester 1

  • PSY6021 – Advanced Statistics I (3 units)
  • PSY6105 – Biological Aspects of Behavior (3 units)
  • PSY6523 – Advanced Psychopathology (3 units)
  • PSY6524 – Theories of Personality, Pathology and Psychotherapy: Psychoanalytic (3 units) (All emphasis areas, except Health Emphasis students.)
  • PSY6622 – Clinical Psychophysiology and Biofeedback (3 units) (Health Emphasis students)
  • PSY6045 – Research Practicum (1.5 units)

Academic Year 1 – Semester 2

  • PSY6003 – History and Systems of Psychology (1 unit)
  • PSY6022 – Advanced Statistics II (3 units)
  • PSY6501 – Intellectual Assessment (3 units)
  • PSY6520 – Introduction to Psychotherapy (2 units)
  • PSY6525 – Theories of Personality, Pathology and Psychotherapy: Behavioral/Social Learning (3 units)
  • PSY7010 – Foundations of Measurement (2 units)
  • PSY6045 – Research Practicum (1.5 units)

Academic Year 2 – Semester 1

  • PSY6023 – Principles of Research Design (3 units)
  • PSY6116 – Issues in Chemical Dependency and Treatment (2 units)
  • PSY6503 – Personality Assessment I (Objective) (3 units) (All emphasis areas, except Health Emphasis students.)
  • PSY6524 – Theories of Personality, Pathology and Psychotherapy: Psychoanalytic (3 units) (Health Emphasis students)
  • PSY6129 – Multicultural Competency Development (3 units)
  • PSY7525 – PhD Practicum I (2 to 3 units)
  • PSY7556 – Practicum Consultation and Ethics (1.5 units)
  • PSY7045 – Dissertation Proposal Development (1.5 units)

Academic Year 2 – Semester 2

  • PSY6101 – Cognitive & Affective Bases of Behavior (2 to 3 units)
  • PSY6112 – Social Basis of Behavior (2 to 3 units)
  • PSY6140 – Developmental Psychology/Lifespan Development (2 to 3 units)
  • PSY7501 – Theory and Practice of Psychotherapy: Individual (3 units)
  • PSY7526 – PhD Practicum I (2 to 3 units)
  • PSY7556 – Practicum Consultation and Ethics (1.5 units)
  • PSY7045 – Dissertation Proposal Development (1.5 units)

Academic Year 3 – Semester 1

  • PSY7156 – Psychopharmacology (1 to 3 units)
  • PSY8555 – Neuropsychology: Foundations (3 units)
  • PSY8535 – PhD Practicum II (3 units)
  • PSY8552 – Clinical Consultation Group (1.5 units)
  • PSY7045 – Dissertation Proposal Development (1.5 units)

Academic Year 3 – Semester 2

  • PSY6620 – Health Service Psychology (3 units)
  • PSY8400 – Third Wave Therapies (3 units) (All emphasis areas, except Health Emphasis students.)
  • PSY6503 – Personality Assessment I (Objective) (3 units) (Health Emphasis students)
  • PSY8556 – Neuropsychology: Advanced (3 units) (All emphasis areas)
  • PSY6504 – Personality Assessment II (Projective) (3 units) (Option for all emphasis areas except Health Emphasis)
  • PSY8524 – Assessment in Neurophysiology: Theory and Clinical Applications (3 units) (Health Emphasis students) 
  • PSY8536 – PhD Practicum II (3 units)
  • PSY8552 – Clinical Consultation Group (1.5 units)
  • PSY7045 – Dissertation Proposal Development (1.5 units)

Academic Year 4 – Semester 1

  • PSY7565 – Advanced Ethics and Professional Issues (2 units)
  • PSY8510 – Supervision Seminar (1 to 3 units)
  • PSY8500 – Clinical Elective (0 to 3 units)
  • PSY7625 – Intro to Clinical Medicine I (3 units) (Health Emphasis students)
  • PSY8990 – PhD Doctoral Dissertation Research Design and Research Seminar (1 to 6 units)

Academic Year 4 – Semester 2

  • PSY8500 – Clinical Elective (3 units)
  • PSY7610 – Cultural Seminar (3 units) (All emphasis areas must take a cultural elective related to their emphasis area.)
  • PSY7633 – Health Psychology Intervention: Research and Practice Addressing Health Disparities (3 units) (Health Emphasis students)
  • PSY8500 – Clinical Elective (0 to 3 units)
  • PSY8400 – Third Wave Therapies (3 units) (Health Emphasis students)
  • PSY8990 – PhD Doctoral Dissertation Research Design and Research Seminar (1 to 6 units)

Academic Year 5 – Semester 1

  • PSY8990 – PhD Doctoral Dissertation Research Design and Research Seminar (1 to 6 units)
  • PSY9531 – Full-Time Pre Doctoral Internship in Clinical Psychology (11 units)

Academic Year 5 – Semester 2

  • PSY8990 – PhD Doctoral Dissertation Research Design and Research Seminar (1 to 6 units)
  • PSY9532 – Full-Time Pre Doctoral Internship in Clinical Psychology (11 units)

Academic Year 5 – Semester 3

  • PSY9533 – Full-Time Pre Doctoral Internship in Clinical Psychology (8 units)

Half-Time Internship Option

  • PSY8990 – PhD Doctoral Dissertation Research Design and Research Seminar (1 to 6 units)
  • PSY9561 – Half-Time Predoctoral Internship (5 units)
  • PSY8990 – PhD Doctoral Dissertation Research Design and Research Seminar (1 to 6 units)
  • PSY9562 – Half-Time Predoctoral Internship (5 units)
  • PSY9563 – Half-Time Predoctoral Internship (5 units)
  • PSY8990 – PhD Doctoral Dissertation Research Design and Research Seminar (1 to 6 units)
  • PSY9564 – Half-Time Predoctoral Internship (5 units)
  • PSY8990 – PhD Doctoral Dissertation Research Design and Research Seminar (1 to 6 units)
  • PSY9565 – Half-Time Predoctoral Internship (5 units)
  • PSY9566 – Half-Time Predoctoral Internship (5 units)