Clinical Psychology (PsyD) Los Angeles Curriculum Plan

Academic Year 1 – Semester 1

  • PSY6119 – Intercultural Processes/Human Diversity A (3 units)
  • PSY6523 – Advanced Psychopathology (3 units)
  • PSY6529 – Clinical Interviewing I (3 units) *
  • PSY6531 – Ethics and Professional Development A (1 unit) *
  • PSY6541 – First Year Practicum (1 unit)
  • PSY7515 – Psychodiagnostic Assessment (3 units, includes 1 hr/wk mandatory lab)
  • Intro to Emphasis Area (choose one as required by emphasis area):
  • PSY6522 – Introduction to Emphasis Area: (3 units) (MIO emphasis)
  • PSY6607 – Family Psychology (3 units) (FACE emphasis)
  • PSY6608 – Community Clinical Issues (MCCP Emphasis) (3 units)
  • PSY7627 – Psychology of Health and Illness (3 units) (CHP Emphasis)

Academic Year 1 – Semester 2

  • PSY6027 – Introduction to Professional Writing (1 unit) *
  • PSY6042 – Research & Test Design (PsyD) (3 units) **
  • PSY6120 – Intercultural Processes/Human Diversity B (3 units)
  • PSY6450 – Theories of Personality and Psychotherapy (2 units) *
  • PSY6532 – Ethics and Professional Development B (1 unit) *
  • PSY6534 – Advanced Psychopathology B (3 units)
  • PSY6542 – Practicum I (1 unit)
  • PSY7516 – Psychodiagnostic Assessment (3 units, includes 1 hr/wk mandatory lab)

Academic Year 1 – Semester 3

  • PSY6101 – Cognitive & Affective Bases of Behavior (2 to 3 units) * – take for 2 units
  • PSY6109 – Human Development/Lifespan (2 to 3 units) * – take for 2 units
  • PSY6112 – Social Basis of Behavior (2 to 3 units) * – take for 2 units

Academic Year 2 – Semester 1

  • PSY6041 – Statistics (PsyD) (3 units) **
  • PSY7294 – Clinical Interventions: Adults A (2 units)
  • PSY7553 – Field Based Practicum (1.5 to 2 units) – take for 2 units
  • PSY7911 – PsyD Proposal Development (2 to 3 units) – take for 2 units
  • Additional Intervention sequence (choose one; FACE students must choose Family/Child):
  • PSY7290 – Clinical Interventions: Family/Child A (2 units)
  • PSY7292 – Clinical Interventions: Child/Adolescent A (2 units)

Academic Year 2 – Semester 2

  • PSY6105 – Biological Aspects of Behavior (3 units) **
  • PSY7295 – Clinical Interventions: Adults B (2 units)
  • PSY7554 – Field Based Practicum (1.5 to 2 units) – take for 2 units
  • PSY7912 – PsyD Proposal Development (2 to 3 units) – take for 2 units
  • Continue additional Intervention sequence from Year 2, Semester 1:
  • PSY7291 – Clinical Interventions: Family/Child B (2 units)
  • PSY7293 – Clinical Interventions: Child/Adolescent B (2 units)

Academic Year 2 – Semester 3

  • PSY7002 – Program Development & Evaluation (2 units)
  • PSY7112 – History & Systems of Psychology (2 to 3 units) * – take for 2 units
  • PSY7115 – Psychopharmacology (2 units)

Academic Year 3 – Semester 1

  • PSY7605 – Clinical Elective – Practice Seminars (1 to 3 units) – take for 3 units
  • PSY8453 – Field-Based Practicum III (2 units)
  • PSY8911 – Clinical Dissertation (1 unit)
  • PSY8119 – Professional Roles (2 units)
  • Choose one additional semester-long PSY7605 course for Semester 1 or one yearlong PSY9500 for Semester 1 and 2:
  • PSY7605 – Clinical Elective – Practice Seminars (3 units)
  • PSY9500 – Advanced Clinical Elective (3 units)

Academic Year 3 – Semester 2

  • PSY7605 – Clinical Elective – Practice Seminars (1 to 3 units) – take for 3 units
  • PSY8120 – Clinical Supervision and Consultation (2 units)
  • PSY8454 – Field-Based Practicum III (2 units)
  • PSY8912 – Clinical Dissertation (1 unit)
  • Choose one additional semester-long PSY7605 course for Semester 2 or one yearlong PSY9500 started in Semester 1:
  • PSY7605 – Clinical Elective – Practice Seminars (3 units)
  • PSY9500 – Advanced Clinical Elective (3 units)

Academic Year 4 – Semester 1

  • PSY9531 – Full-Time Pre Doctoral Internship in Clinical Psychology (11 units)

Academic Year 4 – Semester 2

  • PSY9532 – Full-Time Pre Doctoral Internship in Clinical Psychology (11 units)

Academic Year 4 – Semester 3

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

 

 

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