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Clinical Psychology @ Queens College Curriculum

 
 

Clinical Psychology @ Queens College Curriculum

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 are 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.

             
Clinical Psychology at Queens College
CURRICULUM 90 credits
 
Year 1
Fall Semester Credits Spring Semester Credits
77100 Ethics/Legal issues for Psychologists 1 3 76601 Psychodiagnostics I: Intelligence Testing 3
75500 Psychopathology I 3 78703 Systems of Psychotherapy I 3
76000 Psychometric Methods 3 70310 Research Methods and Design 3
70500 Statistical Method in Psych I 3 70600 Statistical Method in Psych II 3
 
 
Year 2
1st Doctoral Exam - summer 82908 Systems of Psychotherapy II:
Evidence-based Treatments 2
3
76701 Psychodiagnostics II: Personality Assessment 3 85400 Professional Issues in Clinical Psychology 3
84400 Diversity Issues in Clinical Psychology 3 74600 Social Psychology 3
72000 Developmental Psychology 3 71103 Cognitive & Affective Aspects of Behavior 3
70801 Neuroanatomy 3 80200 Independent Psychological Research (MA Thesis Project) 3
Advance to Level II 3
 
 
Year 3
74000 Personality & Individual Differences 3 76101 Neuropsychological Assessment 3
70000 History of Psychology 3 70343 Clinical Externship III (Spring) 3
81703 Survey of Clinical Neuropsychology 3 70803 Psychopharmacology 4 3
70341 Clinical Externship I (Summer) 3 70802 Neurophysiology 3
70342 Clinical Externship II (Fall) 3
 
Year 4
85408 Supervision & Consultation 2 3 70345 Advanced Clinical Externship V: Neuropsychology 3
83908 Advanced Seminar in Psychotherapy 2 3
71000 Sensory & Motor Systems 4 3 Clinical Competency Examination
2nd Doctoral Examination
Submit Topic Proposal 5
ADVANCE TO LEVEL III 6
70344 Advanced Clinical Externship IV: Neuropsychology 3
 
 
Year 5
90000 Dissertation Research 7 0 90000 Dissertation Research 7 0
  Externship (optional) 0   Externship (optional) 0
Dissertation Proposal
Internship Application (APPIC)
Dissertation Defense (recommended)
 
Year 6
90000 Dissertation Research 7 0 90000 Dissertation Research 7 0
Internship (12 months) Internship (12 months)
Dissertation Defense
(if not yet complete)
Deposit Dissertation
 

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 2nd 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.