PsyD in Clinical Psychology Curriculum, San Francisco

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Curriculum Plan


Please note that there may be other requirements for completion or options for elective and specialized courses. Please see the academic catalog for the full curriculum. Course offerings and sequence are subject to change.

Academic Year 1

Semester 1

  • PSY6011 – PsyD Psychometrics, Statistics and Research Design (3 units)
  • PSY6121 – Intercultural Awareness Development (1.5 units)
  • PSY6512 – Psychological Assessment I: Cognitive Personality (3 units)
  • PSY6528 – Observation and Interviewing (3 units)
  • PSY6541 – First Year Practicum (1 unit)
  • PSY6543 – Introduction to Professional Psychology (1 unit)

Semester 2

  • PSY6012 – PsyD Psychometrics, Statistics and Research Design (3 units)
  • PSY6122 – Intercultural Awareness Development (1.5 units)
  • PSY6512a – Psychological Assessment II: Personality (3 units)
  • PSY6542 – Practicum I (1 unit)
  • PSY6544 – Introduction to Professional Psychology (1 unit)

Additional Courses

  • PSY6109 – Human Development/Lifespan (2 to 3 units)
  • PSY6523 – Advanced Psychopathology (3 units)
  • PSY7112 – History & Systems of Psychology (2 to 3 units)
  • PSY7504 – Theory and Technique of Clinical Practice (3 units)

Semester 3

  • PSY7521 – Psychological Assessment III: Integration (2 to 3 units)

Academic Year 2

Semester 1

  • PSY7003 – PsyD Research Proposal Design (3 units)
  • PSY7505 – Clinical and Ethical Issues (2 to 3 units)
  • PSY7527 – PsyD Practicum II (2 units)

Semester 2

  • PSY7004 – PsyD Research Proposal Design (3 units)
  • PSY7506 – Clinical and Ethical Issues (2 to 3 units)
  • PSY7528 – PsyD Practicum II (2 units)

Additional Courses

  • PSY7502 – Sociocultural Diversity (3 units)
  • PSY7504 – Theory and Technique of Clinical Practice (3 units)

Academic Year 1 and 2

Additional Courses

  • PSY6101 – Cognitive & Affective Bases of Behavior (2 to 3 units)
  • PSY6107 – Biological Aspects of Behavior (2 units)
  • PSY6112 – Social Basis of Behavior (2 to 3 units)

Academic Year 3

Semester 1

  • PSY8531 – Advanced Clinical Seminar (3 units)
  • PSY8537 – PsyD Practicum III (2 to 3 units)
  • PSY8561-PSY8566 – Supervision (Choice of topics) (2 units)
  • PSY8913 – PsyD Clinical Dissertation (3 units)

Semester 2

  • PSY8532 – Advanced Clinical Seminar (3 units)
  • PSY8538 – PsyD Practicum III (2 to 3 units)
  • PSY8914 – PsyD Clinical Dissertation (2 to 3 units)

Additional Courses

  • PSY8553-8559 Advanced Clinical Skills (Choice of topics) (1-3 units) – total of 6 units required
  • PSY8561-PSY8566 – Consultation (Choice of topics) (2 units)

Academic Year 4

Semester 1

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

Semester 2

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

Semester 3

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

Additional Coursework

Electives

  • Elective (2 units)

Half Time Internship Option

  • PSY9561 – Half-Time Predoctoral Internship (5 units)
  • PSY9562 – Half-Time Predoctoral Internship (5 units)
  • PSY9563 – Half-Time Predoctoral Internship (5 units)
  • PSY9564 – Half-Time Predoctoral Internship (5 units)
  • PSY9565 – Half-Time Predoctoral Internship (5 units)
  • PSY9566 – Half-Time Predoctoral Internship (5 units)

Instruction may be provided on-ground, online or in hybrid modalities, and varies by program. For on-ground and hybrid programs, instruction is primarily provided at an Alliant campus; however, some instructional activities may take place off campus at a location appropriate for the particular activity, including, but not limited to, online courses or online portion of courses, internships, practicums, or field placement activities.

For online programs, instruction is provided online; however, some programs may include an in-person residency requirement at one of Alliant’s campuses. Additional instructional activities, including, but not limited to internships, practicums, or field placement activities may take place at a location appropriate for the particular activity.

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