Clinical Psychology (PhD) San Francisco Curriculum Plan

Academic Year 1 – Semester 1

  • PSY6121 – Intercultural Awareness Development (1.5 units)
  • PSY6021 – Advanced Statistics I (3 units)
  • PSY6026 – Psychometrics and Research Design (3 units)
  • PSY6518 – Principles of Psychotherapy (3 units)
  • PSY6528 – Observation and Interviewing (3 units)
  • PSY6102 – Cognitive & Affective Bases (3 units)

Academic Year 1 – Semester 2

  • PSY6122 – Intercultural Awareness Development (1.5 units)
  • PSY6022 – Advanced Statistics II (3 units)
  • PSY6016 – PhD Research Seminar I (1st Year) (3 units)
  • PSY6109 – Human Development/Lifespan (2 to 3 units)
  • PSY6112 – Social Basis of Behavior (2 to 3 units)
  • PSY6523 – Advanced Psychopathology (3 units)

Academic Year 2 – Semester 1

  • PSY7013 – PhD Research Seminar I (2nd Year) (3 units)
  • PSY7505 – Clinical and Ethical Issues (2 to 3 units)
  • PSY6512 – Psychological Assessment I: Cognitive Personality (3 units)
  • PSY7525 – PhD Practicum I (2 to 3 units)
  • PSY7504 – Theory and Technique of Clinical Practice (3 units) *

Academic Year 2 – Semester 2

  • PSY7014 – PhD Research Seminar II (2nd Year) (3 units)
  • PSY7506 – Clinical and Ethical Issues (2 to 3 units)
  • PSY6512a – Psychological Assessment II: Personality (3 units)
  • PSY7526 – PhD Practicum I (2 to 3 units) – take for 2 units
  • PSY7504 – Theory and Technique of Clinical Practice (3 units) *

Academic Year 2 – Semester 3

  • PSY7521 – Psychological Assessment III: Integration (2 to 3 units)
  • PSY6105 – Biological Aspects of Behavior (3 units)

Academic Year 3 – Semester 1

  • PSY8005 – PhD Research Seminar (3rd Year) (3 units)
  • PSY8531 – Advanced Clinical Seminar (3 units) *
  • PSY8535 – PhD Practicum II (3 units)
  • PSY7502 – Sociocultural Diversity (3 units)
  • PSY8007 – Advanced Research Methodology (3 units)

Academic Year 3 – Semester 2

  • PSY8006 – PhD Research Seminar (3rd Year) (3 units)
  • PSY8532 – Advanced Clinical Seminar (3 units) *
  • PSY8536 – PhD Practicum II (3 units)
  • PSY7112 – History & Systems of Psychology (2 to 3 units)
  • PSY8561 – Consultation (1 to 2 units)

Academic Year 4 – Semester 1

  • PSY9927 – Ph.D. Research Seminar IV (4th Year) (1 unit)
  • PSY9925 – Ph.D. Doctoral Dissertation (1 to 7 units)
  • PSY8564 – Supervision (1 to 2 units)
  • Elective (3 units)

Academic Year 4 – Semester 2

  • PSY9928 – Ph.D. Research Seminar IV (4th Year) (1 unit)
  • PSY9926 – PhD Doctoral Dissertation (1 to 7 units)
  • Elective (3 units)

Academic Year 5 – Semester 1

  • PSY9531 – Full-Time Pre Doctoral Internship in Clinical Psychology (11 units) **
  • PSY9925 – Ph.D. Doctoral Dissertation (1 to 7 units)

Academic Year 5 – Semester 2

  • PSY9532 – Full-Time Pre Doctoral Internship in Clinical Psychology (11 units)
  • PSY9926 – PhD Doctoral Dissertation (1 to 7 units)

Academic Year 5 – Semester 3

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

 

*Choose among cognitive-behavioral, family systems, and psychodynamic. A third Theory & Technique course may be taken as an elective.

**Two years of half-time internship rotations may be substituted beginning in the G5 year with consent of the advisor and Program Director.

For more information on the prerequisites and courses for this program, please refer to the academic catalog.