Psychology (PSY)

PSY 502 Adv Social Psychology3 Credit hours   

Advanced study of selected topics in social psychology.

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PSY 503 Applied Social Psychology3 Credit hours   

Examination of the applications of social psychological methods, theories, principles and research findings to the understanding of social problems.

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PSY 506 Psychometrics3 Credit hours   

Mental test theory and applications.

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PSY 508 Abnormal Psychology3 Credit hours   

Study of the nature, causes and treatment of maladaptive human behavior.

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PSY 515 Child Psychology3 Credit hours   
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PSY 516 Psychology of Learning3 Credit hours   

Critical study of the major theories of learning and related research.

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PSY 517 Inter Behavioral Stat3 Credit hours   

An intermediate level presentation of descriptive and inferential statistics as applied in behavioral research. 2 lec-2 lab.

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PSY 518 Psychology of Personnel3 Credit hours   

Psychological principles and methods applied to functions in personnel administration.

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PSY 519 Theories of Personality3 Credit hours   
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PSY 520 Intro to I-O Psychology3 Credit hours   

A systematic study of the application of psychological methods and principles in business and industry. Emphasis is on research methods, motivation, training, leadership, personnel selection, employee safety, and job satisfaction.

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PSY 526 Cross Cultural Psychology3 Credit hours   

Emic and etic cultural concepts are considered from an American (subcultural) and international perspective. Cultural influences on healing, health and service are covered.

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PSY 527 Computer Applic in PSY3 Credit hours   

An introduction to computer applications in psychology, emphasizing data collection, management, organization, analysis and reporting.

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PSY 533 Curr Models of Psychotherapy3 Credit hours   

Introduction to theoretical models and related therapeutic strategies which influence the practice of modern psycho- therapy.

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PSY 540 Physiological Psychology3 Credit hours   

The relationships between physiological functions and bio- chemical processes and behavior.

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PSY 543 Health Psychology3 Credit hours   

Introduction to the contribution of psychology to the promotion and maintenance of health and the prevention and treatment of illness.

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PSY 560 History & Systems Psych3 Credit hours   

Overview of Psychology from historical perspective.

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PSY 565 Love/Intimacy and Attachment3 Credit hours   

Examination of how childhood attachments, bonds, and relationships affect and influence adult perspectives on love, expectations, intimacy, fidelity, and commitment.

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PSY 575 Race Culture and Dev Processes3 Credit hours   

Examine the roles that race, ethnicity, and culture play in the physical, cognitive, intellectual, and social developmental processes of people of color.

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PSY 580 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   
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PSY 581 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   
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PSY 582 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   
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PSY 583 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   
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PSY 585 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   
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PSY 586 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   
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PSY 587 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   
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PSY 588 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   
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PSY 600 Teaching Psychology3 Credit hours   
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PSY 605 Ethic Legal & Prof Issue Psych3 Credit hours   

Introduction to ethical standards and issues, laws which influence psychological practice and current challenges facing psychology as a profession.

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PSY 606 Adv Social Psychology3 Credit hours   

Advanced study of selected topics in social psychology.

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PSY 608 Differ Diagnosis & Treat Plan3 Credit hours   
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PSY 610 Assessment of Adults3 Credit hours   

Principles and methods of psychological assessment for adults. Key issues in test construction and training in report writing. (PR: Admission to Clinical Psychology CR: PSY 620)

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PSY 611 Assessment of Children3 Credit hours   

Principles and methods of psychological assessment for children. Key issues in test construction and training and report writing. (PR: PSY 610, CR: PSY 621)

Pre-req: PSY 621 (may be taken concurrently).

Concurrent PR: PSY 621
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PSY 615 Adv Developmental Psychology3 Credit hours   

Interpretation, evaluation, and selection of tests of ability, aptitude, attainment, interest and personality.

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PSY 616 Human Memory/Inform Proc3 Credit hours   

Theory and research relating to human learning, memory and decision processes.

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PSY 617 Applied Dev Psych3 Credit hours   

Application of Research in Developmental Psychology to issues of causes of clinical problems, issues of parenting, and factors to be taken into account in interventions.

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PSY 618 Psychopharmacology1 Credit hour   

Survey of psychotropic drug substances with emphasis on neuropharmacological bases of drug action, current research methods and therapeutic implications.

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PSY 619 Psychotherapy with Children3 Credit hours   
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PSY 620 Assessment Adults Practicum1-3 Credit hours   
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PSY 621 Assessment Children Practicum1-3 Credit hours   
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PSY 622 Research Sem in Psych3 Credit hours   

This seminar covers advanced topics in research design and methodology. Students will explore various methods available to address specific research questions in the behavioral sciences.

Pre-req: PSY 517 with a minimum grade of D.

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PSY 623 Experimental Design3 Credit hours   

An introduction to the design and interpretation of behav- ioral research. Emphasis is upon tests of significance and assumptions governing their application.

Pre-req: PSY 517 or (PSYC 521 or PSYC 521G).

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PSY 624 Multivariate Analysis3 Credit hours   

Multivariate analysis in behavioral research including multiple regression, analysis of variance, canonical correlation, and principal components and factor analysis.

Pre-req: PSY 623 or PSY 652.

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PSY 627 Social Psych Bases of Groups3 Credit hours   
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PSY 630 Adult Diagnosis & Therapy3 Credit hours   

Current diagnostic criteria for adult psychopathology, including prevalence, epidemiology and socio-cultural mileu; in-depth presentation of psychtherapy with adults, including psychodynamic, gestalt, crisis and other modalities. (PR: Admission to clinical psychology graduate program; instructor permission.)

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PSY 632 Behavior Therapy3 Credit hours   

Principles and techniques of the behavior therapies, and theories that underlie the behavioral approach.

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PSY 633 Individual Psychotherapy3 Credit hours   

A survey of the basic skills and techniques used in treating various forms of psychopathology.

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PSY 634 Group Therapy3 Credit hours   

Different types of group psychotherapy as appropriate for various problems and populations; intensive experience in at least two methods.

Pre-req: PSY 633.

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PSY 635 Child/Fam Diagn Therapy3 Credit hours   

The course covers psychopathology, diagnosis and treatment of the major child and family disorders including childhood anxiety, depression, deliquency, parent-adolescent conflict, eating disorders,and others.

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PSY 650 Performance Appraisal3 Credit hours   

The course will offer students a research-based investi- gation of the performance evaluation process within work organizations. Emphasis is given to human rater x ratee x appraisal system features interactions. (PR: Permission of the instructor.)

Pre-req: PSY 518 or MGT 620G.

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PSY 651 Adv Nonparametric Statistics3 Credit hours   

Pre-req: PSY 517.

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PSY 652 Advanced Regression Techniques3 Credit hours   

Pre-req: PSY 517 or PSYC 521G.

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PSY 654 Single Subject Analysis3 Credit hours   

Pre-req: PSY 517.

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PSY 656 Research in Psychology1-3 Credit hours   
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PSY 657 Research in Psychology1-3 Credit hours   
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PSY 670 Clinical Practicum1-3 Credit hours   

Supervised application of principles of therapy and evalua- tion in a clinical setting. CR/NC grading.

Pre-req: PSY 608 or PSYC 608G and PSY 633.

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PSY 671 Clinical Practicum1-3 Credit hours   

Supervised application of principles of therapy and evalua- tion in a clincal setting. CR/NC grading.

Pre-req: PSY 608 and PSY 633.

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PSY 672 Cognition and Emotion3 Credit hours   

Theory and research findings in learning/memory, attention, problem solving, decision making, concept formation and perception. Emphasis will be on the cognitive and emotional factors that influence learning/memory and thinking.

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PSY 674 Biological Bases of Behavior3 Credit hours   
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PSY 675 Pract Teach PSY1-3 Credit hours   

Supervised teaching experience in introductory psychology, including development of lectures, classroom demonstrations, quizes, tests, extra credit activities and syllabi.

Pre-req: PSY 600.

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PSY 676 Pract Teach PSY1-3 Credit hours   

Supervised teaching experience in introductory psychology, including development of lectures, classroom demonstrations, quizes, tests, extra credit activities and syllabi.

Pre-req: PSY 600.

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PSY 680 Clinical Internship1-6 Credit hours   

Placement in an approved mental health setting for minimum of 400 hours. Supervised by on-site personnel in addition to psychology faculty.

Pre-req: PSY 671 or PSYC 725G.

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PSY 681 Thesis1-6 Credit hours   

Pre-req: PSY 517.

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PSY 683 I-O Psych Internship3 Credit hours   

This course will offer students applied observational/ research experience in Personnel/Human Resource Departments under the supervision of professionals within the fields of Industrial-Organizational Psychology and Human Resources. (PR: Psy 5l8 or PSY 520 and Permission.)

Pre-req: PSY 518 and PSY 604 and PSY 624.

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PSY 685 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   
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PSY 686 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   
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PSY 687 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   
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PSY 688 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   
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PSY 690 Seminar1-3 Credit hours   

Reports on current problems and literature in psychology and related fields; professional ethics.

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PSY 691 Seminar1-3 Credit hours   

Reports on current problems and literature in psychology and related fields; professional ethics.

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PSY 692 Seminar1-3 Credit hours   

Reports on current problems and literature in psychology and related fields; professional ethics.

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PSY 693 Seminar1-3 Credit hours   

Reports on current problems and literature in psychology and related fields; professional ethics.

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PSY 694 Seminar1-3 Credit hours   

Reports on current problems and literature in psychology and related fields; professional ethics.

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PSY 695 Seminar1-3 Credit hours   

Reports on current problems and literature in psychology and related fields; professional ethics.

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PSY 697 Sem: Adv Res in Psychology3 Credit hours   

This seminar will provide advanced coverage of topics related to the design of research in psychology. Students in the seminar will gain experience planning an independent research project.

Pre-req: PSY 517 or PSY 623.

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PSY 706 Integrated Assessment I3 Credit hours   

Covers integrated, battery-based assessment of adults with emphasis on test selection and construction, validity, reliability, special populations, cultural and individual differences, and preparation of professional reports.

Pre-req: PSY 707 (may be taken concurrently).

Concurrent PR: PSY 707
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PSY 707 Int Assessment Pract I1 Credit hour   

Covers instrument administration for the psychological assessment of adults; includes multiple diagnostic procedures.

Pre-req: PSY 706 (may be taken concurrently).

Concurrent PR: PSY 706
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PSY 708 Integrated Assessment II3 Credit hours   

Covers integrated, battery-based assessment of children with emphasis on test selection and construction, validity, reliability, special populations, cultural and individual differences, and preparation of professional reports.

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PSY 709 Int Assessment Pract II1 Credit hour   

Covers instrument administration for the psychological asessment of children; includes multiple diagnostic procedures.

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PSY 710 Adv Psych Assessment3 Credit hours   

This course will offer coverage in advanced topics in psychological assessment. These topics will include geriatric assessment, assessment of addictions, neuro- psychological screening, forensic assessment, and cross- cultural assessment issues. (PR: Admission to Psy.D. program or permission of instructor.)

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PSY 712 Geropsychology3 Credit hours   

An examination of normal and abnormal processes of aging, including common social, cognitive, health, and psycho- pathological problems, will be studied. Issues of community resources, assessment and therapy will be discussed. (PR: Admission to Psy.D. program or permission of instructor)

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PSY 713 Adv Assess Practicum3 Credit hours   

This experience is designed to increase proficiency in psychological assessment through client experience. Students are supervised by a licensed psychologist in the campus training clinic.

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PSY 714 Adv Assess Practicum3 Credit hours   

This experience is designed to increase proficiency in psychological assessment through client experience. Students are supervised by a licensed psychologist in the campus training clinic.

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PSY 717 Adv Quantitative Analysis3 Credit hours   

An advanced level presentation of inferential statistics as applied in behavioral research as a part of experimental design and literature review.

Pre-req: PSY 517 or PSY 723.

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PSY 723 Clin Res Meth in Psych3 Credit hours   

This course will provide an overview in basic research methods and ethical issues prevelant in the field of clinical psychology. Use of research to document clinical outcomes will also be addressed. Pre: Admission to Psy.D. Program or permission.

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PSY 726 Adv St Cross Cult Psych3 Credit hours   

Comprehensive, broad scope course covering research topics, definitions and methodology; behavioural health needs of minorities; cultural perspectives on health/healing/wellness; international applications of psychological theory/practice.

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PSY 731 Psychotherapy I3 Credit hours   

An introduction to theories underlying psychodynamic, cognitive, and behavior psychotherapies. Content will focus on basic concepts, theories of these models, and current empirical evaluation and evidence-based practice of these therapies. (PR: Admission to Psy.D. program or permission of instructor)

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PSY 732 Psychotherapy II3 Credit hours   

An additional overview of the theories underlying psychodynamic, cognitive, and behavior psychotherapies. Content will focus on intervention and treatment planning, including current empirical evaluation and evidence-based practice of these therapies. (PR: Admission to Psy.D. program or permission of instructor)

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PSY 733 Psychotherapy III3 Credit hours   

Ad advanced overview of the theories underlying psychodynamic, cognitive, and behavior psychotherapies with an emphasis on common elements and integration of these approaches and alternative or innovative models. (PR: Admission to Psy.D. program or permission of instructor)

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PSY 750 Clinical Health Psychology3 Credit hours   

This course will provide an overview of common medical problems, and their related psychological issues. Adjustment issues, health behavior, family impacts, and medical compliance will also be discussed. (PR: Admission to Psy.D. program or permission of instructor.)

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PSY 752 Rural Community Psych I3 Credit hours   

This course presents an overview of the philosophy, issues, methods, and interventions of community psychology practice. Students will complete field projects as part of the experience. (PR: Admission to Psy.D. program of instructor.)

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PSY 753 Supervision in Clin Psy3 Credit hours   

Review of current supervision research and theory combined with opportunities for doctoral students to gain supervised experience in clinical supervision. (PR: Admission to Psy D program or permission of instructor.

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PSY 755 Rural Community Psych II3 Credit hours   

This course prepares students to undertake supervised practice in rural areas, including employment of appropriate research techniques and the design of culturally and economically effective interventions. (PR: Admission to Psy.D program or permission of instructor)

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PSY 756 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   

This is a doctoral level course which will permit students to explore topics in-depth that are not part of the regular curriculum. Faculty supervision is required.

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PSY 764 Adv Human Sexuality3 Credit hours   

An examination of the knowledge and theory which explain important areas of sexual behavior. Topics emphasize sexual orientations, sexual dysfunctions, gender identity, paraphilias, compulsive and coercive behavior. PR: Admission to Psy.D. program or permission of instructor.)

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PSY 769 Pract in Clinical Psychology1-3 Credit hours   

Supervised application of principles of therapy and evaluation in a clinical setting. (PR: PSY 671 or Consent)

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PSY 770 Adv Practicum in Clin Psy3 Credit hours   

Students provide supervised clinical services at an approved field site. Pr: Admission to Psy.D. Completion of PSY 670-671 and Permission.

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PSY 771 Adv Practicum in Clin Psy3 Credit hours   

Students provide supervised clinical services at an approved field site. Pre: Admission to Psy.D Completion of PSY 670-671 and Permission.

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PSY 772 Rural Pract I3 Credit hours   

Supervised two semester sequence providing field experience in rural mental health settings. (PR: PSY 755; 752; 770; 771)

Pre-req: PSY 770 and PSY 771.

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PSY 773 Rural Practicum II3 Credit hours   

Supervised two semester sequence providing field experience in rural mental health settings. (PR: PSY 755; 752; 770; 771)

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PSY 780 Pre-Doctoral Internship1-9 Credit hours   

Culminating training experience within the Psy. D. program. Students complete full-time, full year placement (or 2 year equivialent) at a APA/APPIC accredited site or one approved by clinical faculty.

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PSY 781 Pre-doctoral Internship1-9 Credit hours   

Culminating training experience within the Psy. D. program. Students complete full-time, full year placement (or 2 year equivalent) at an APA/APPIC accredited site or one approved by clinical faculty.

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PSY 782 Pre-doctoral Internship1-9 Credit hours   

Culminating training experience within the Psy. D. program. Students complete full-time, full year placement (or 2 year equivalent) at an APA/APPIC accredited site or one approved by clinical faculty.

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PSY 783 Pre-Doctoral Internship1-9 Credit hours   

Culminating training experience within the Psy. D. program. Students complete full-time, full year placement (or 2 year equivalent) at an APA/APPIC accredited site or one approved by clinical faculty.

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PSY 790 Sem: Clinical Psychology1-3 Credit hours   
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PSY 791 Sem: Clinical Psychology1-3 Credit hours   
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PSY 792 Sem: Clinical Psychology1-3 Credit hours   
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PSY 793 Sem: Clinical Psychology1-3 Credit hours   

Seminars on current topics and issues of interest to clinical psychologists. Topics will change for each semester. Psy D program students are required to enroll for six semesters of seminars; check with advisor for details.

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PSY 794 Sem: Clinical PSY1-3 Credit hours   

Seminars on current topics and issues of interest to clinical psychologists. Topics will change for each semester. Psy D program students are required to enroll for six semesters of seminars; check with advisor for details.

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PSY 795 Sem:Clinical Psychology1-3 Credit hours   

Seminars on current topics and issues of interest to clinical psychologists. Topics will change for each semester. Psy D program students are required to enroll for six semesters of seminars; check with advisor for details.

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PSY 796 Sem: Clinical PSY1-3 Credit hours   

Seminars on current topics and issues of interest to clinical psychologists. Topics will change for each semester. Psy D program students are required to enroll for six semesters of seminars: check with advisor for details.

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PSY 799 Doctoral Research3-9 Credit hours   

Doctoral research project under the supervision of research committee and chair. (Prerequisites: Permission of Program)

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