Clinical Psychology (PhD) Fresno Curriculum Plan

Courses are 3 units unless indicated otherwise.

  • Elective (5 units)
  • 1 of the Core Theory Courses* (3 units)
  • 1 of the Core Therapy Courses** (2 units)
  • 1 of the Advanced Research Methods Courses*** (2 units)
  • 1 of the Teaching Methods Courses**** (2 units)

Students must take all of these core theory courses:

Online Coursework

Some of the coursework may be taken as CSPP-approved distance learning (online) classes. These include foundational science/theory courses, one ethics course, and certain electives. Students may complete only one of the ethics courses online, and no more than 20% of the program (30 units total) online. A complete description of learning management systems, computing recommendations for operating systems, browsers, e-mails, computer parameters (processing, memory, disk space, monitor resolution, network bandwidth, mobile e-mail, and screen readers), and online licensures provided to students can be found under the Students Rights and Responsibilities: Information Technology (IT) Policies  section of the catalog. If a student wishes to take any core curriculum courses online, the student must receive permission from the Program Director, with the exception of electives.

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

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