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Path to Degree

The Program consists of 90 credits and the expected order and timing of coursework, related academic requirements (e.g., doctoral exams, dissertation) and training experiences is detailed below.  The course number is followed by the course title and number of credits.  Note that the first two years is the required sequence in order to prepare students to begin externship training; courses listed for Years 3 and 4 may be taken in a different order, if necessary and approved.



Footnotes for Curriculum Table
1.  Bold courses indicate core clinical classes taken only by PhD Clinical Psychology students and taught by Core Faculty  These courses may not be transferred from another institution.
2.  Course new to the curriculum (started Spring 2013 and  Fall 2013)
3.  Advance to Level II – requires 45 credits
4.  Student can take 70803 Psychopharmacology or 71000 Sensory & Motor Systems
5. Topic proposal: 1 page summary of proposed dissertation with 3 named and approved members of
     dissertation committee
6.  Internship APPIC application requirements:  in order to apply for internship for the December
     deadline, a
student must meet all requirements to be at Level III at the time of the APPIC application preparation (i.e., topic proposal, Clinical Competency Exam, completed 2PndP Doctoral examination).  To submit the APPIC application, the Dissertation Proposal (Introduction and Methods) must be approved in December by the time of the application submission.
7. The student should register for 90000 until the dissertation is deposited, even if the student is on
internship. The ‘credits’ documented on the student transcript are not part of the 90 credit curriculum of the program and are therefore listed as ‘0’ on this summary.