Clinical Psychology (PsyD) Sacramento Curriculum Plan

Courses are 3 units unless indicated otherwise. See catalog for detailed descriptions and information.

  • *PSY #### – Elective (2 units) ***

Note(s): *Assessment courses (PSY 6501 & PSY 6505) require weekly participation in both 3-hour instruction and 1-hour lab (scheduled separately).

**First year students participate in a reciprocal learning experience with a third year student, who has been assigned by the Supervision Seminar instructor. The first year student meets with the faculty instructors of the Supervision Seminar class during the fall semester to accomplish the match of first and third year students. During the second semester, the matched supervisor-supervisee meet weekly to examine clinical material as an adjunct to the supervision provided by the first year student’s field placement agency.

***Elective units may be taken in either semester.

  • PSY #### – 1 Required Intervention Course
  • PSY #### – 4 of 5 Required Foundational Science Courses ***
  • PSY #### – Electives (2 units)

Note(s):* Assessment course (PSY6506) require weekly participation in both 3-hour instruction and 1-hour lab (scheduled separately).

** Specific courses listed above in the Fall and Spring of Second Year are required to be taken in the semester they are listed. However, students should also expect to take 4 out of 5 Foundational Sciences Courses (The first Foundational Course is taken in the First Year); 1 required Intervention course; and at least one 2-unit Elective in their Second Year.

*** List of Required Foundational Science Courses (to be taken by end of the Second Year)

  • PSY #### – 1 Required Intervention Course **
  • PSY #### – Electives (5 units)

Notes: * Specific courses listed above in the Fall and Spring of Second Year are required. However, students should also expect to take 1 required Intervention course; and at 5 units Elective in their Third Year.

** Required Intervention Courses (2 out of 4 are required)

Notes: Students may request an exception to participate in a 2-year, half-time internship (PSY9561-PSY9566) in place of a 1-year, full-time internship.

Several courses are offered through online/distributed learning formats. Students may complete all electives in an online/distributed learning format. Other required courses, including assessment, intervention, and ethics courses must be taken in person. The CSPP section of Online Coursework describes the equipment and software needed for full participation in these courses.

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