Clinical Psychology (PsyD) San Diego Curriculum Plan

Academic Year 1 – Semester 1

  • PSY6129 – Multicultural Competency Development (3 units)
  • PSY6501 – Intellectual Assessment (3 units)
  • PSY6520 – Introduction to Psychotherapy (2 units)
  • PSY6521 – Introduction to Psychotherapy Practicum (1 unit)
  • PSY6523 – Advanced Psychopathology (3 units)
  • PSY6541 – First Year Practicum (1 unit)
  • Choose one of the following:
  • PSY6524 – Theories of Personality, Pathology and Psychotherapy: Psychoanalytic (3 units)
  • PSY6525 – Theories of Personality, Pathology and Psychotherapy: Behavioral/Social Learning (3 units)

Academic Year 1 – Semester 2

  • PSY6003 – History and Systems of Psychology (1 unit)
  • PSY6014 – Qualitative Methods of Research (3 units)
  • PSY6031 – Statistics, Psychometrics and Research Design (3 units)
  • PSY6503 – Personality Assessment I (Objective) (3 units)
  • PSY6541 – First Year Practicum (1 unit)
  • PSY6720 – Advanced Psychotherapy (2 units)
  • Choose one of the following:
  • PSY6605 – Introduction to Integrative Psychology (2 units)
  • PSY6540 – Family Systems Theory (2 units)

Academic Year 2 – Semester 1

  • PSY6030 – Psychometrics and Advanced Statistics (3 units)
  • PSY6101 – Cognitive & Affective Bases of Behavior (2 to 3 units)
  • PSY6504 – Personality Assessment II (Projective) (3 units)
  • PSY7550 – Practicum in Professional Psychology (1 unit)
  • PSY7551 – Practicum Consultation (1 unit)
  • PSY7564 – Ethics (1 unit)
  • PSY7911 – PsyD Proposal Development (2 to 3 units)
  • Choose one of the following (cannot be the same as the one taken in the Academic Year 1 – Semester 1):
  • PSY6524 – Theories of Personality, Pathology and Psychotherapy: Psychoanalytic (3 units)
  • PSY6525 – Theories of Personality, Pathology and Psychotherapy: Behavioral/Social Learning (3 units)

Academic Year 2 – Semester 2

  • PSY6106 – Biological Bases of Behavior/Psychopharmacology (3 units)
  • PSY6112 – Social Basis of Behavior (2 to 3 units)
  • PSY6140 – Developmental Psychology/Lifespan Development (2 to 3 units)
  • PSY7514 – Advanced Assessment Elective (3 units)
  • PSY7550 – Practicum in Professional Psychology (1 unit)
  • PSY7551 – Practicum Consultation (1 unit)
  • PSY7564 – Ethics (1 unit)
  • PSY7911 – PsyD Proposal Development (2 to 3 units)

Academic Year 3 – Semester 1

  • PSY6116 – Issues in Chemical Dependency and Treatment (2 units)
  • PSY7565 – Advanced Ethics and Professional Issues (2 units)
  • Elective (3 units)
  • PSY8512 – Supervision Seminar (1 unit)
  • PSY8513 – Supervision Lab (1 unit)
  • PSY8550 – Practicum III (2 units)
  • PSY8551 – Clinical Consultation Group – Practicum III (1 unit)
  • PSY8980 – PsyD Clinical Dissertation Group (1 unit)

Academic Year 3 – Semester 2

  • Therapy Elective/Clinical Elective (3 units)
  • Therapy Elective/Clinical Elective (3 units)
  • Multicultural Practice Elective (3 units)
  • PSY8522 – Professional Development (2 units)
  • PSY8550 – Practicum III (2 units)
  • PSY8551 – Clinical Consultation Group – Practicum III (1 unit)
  • PSY8980 – PsyD Clinical Dissertation Group (1 unit)

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)

Half-Time Internship Option

Academic Year 4 – Semester 1

  • PSY9561 – Half-Time Predoctoral Internship (5 units)

Academic Year 4 – Semester 2

  • PSY9562 – Half-Time Predoctoral Internship (5 units)

Academic Year 4 – Semester 3

  • PSY9563 – Half-Time Predoctoral Internship (5 units)

Academic Year 5 – Semester 1

  • PSY9564 – Half-Time Predoctoral Internship (5 units)

Academic Year 5 – Semester 2

  • PSY9565 – Half-Time Predoctoral Internship (5 units)

Academic Year 5 – Semester 3

  • PSY9566 – Half-Time Predoctoral Internship (5 units)
 

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