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Psy.D. in Clinical Psychology Curriculum: Illinois

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Core Course Requirements

Students are required to complete all of the following:

PSYD 700 History and Systems—3 SH
PSYD 704 Cognition and Affective Processes—3 SH
PSYD 705 Biological Bases of Behavior- 3 SH
PSYD 706 Social Psychology—3 SH
PSYD 708 Personal and Professionalization Group—2 SH
PSYD 710 Professional Issues: Ethics, Conduct, Law—3 SH
PSYD 718 Statistics —3 SH
PSYD 719 Health and Dysfunction I—3 SH
PSYD 722 Health and Dysfunction II—3 SH
PSYD 723 Research Methods—3 SH
PSYD 732 Child and Adolescent Development—3 SH
PSYD 735 Clinical Supervision—3 SH
PSYD 736 Clinical Interviewing– 1.5 SH
PSYD 737 Cognitive Assessment—3 SH
PSYD 740 Issues in the Assessment and Treatment of Diverse Populations—3 SH
PSYD 752 Personality Assessment—4 SH
PSYD 753 Survey of Diverse and Multicultural Psychology—3 SH
PSYD 755 Consultation in Diverse Settings—3 SH
PSYD 760 Clinical Psychopharmacology—3 SH
PSYD 802 Person Centered and Experiential Theory and Therapy—3 SH
PSYD 805 Family and Couples Therapy—3 SH
PSYD 806 Psychoanalytic Theory and Therapy—3 SH
PSYD 809 Cognitive Behavioral Theory and Therapy—3 SH
PSYD 847 Adult Development and Aging—3 SH

Professionalization Group Requirements 

PSYD 711 Professionalization Group I—0 SH
PSYD 712 Professionalization Group II—0 SH

Practicum Requirements 

PSYD 820 Practicum I—3 SH
PSYD 821 Practicum II—3 SH
PSYD 823 Practicum III—3 SH
PSYD 824 Practicum IV—3 SH

Internship Requirements 

PSYD 890A Internship—0 SH
PSYD 890B Internship—0 SH
PSYD 890C Internship—0 SH

Clinical Research Project Requirements

PSYD 850 Clinical Research Project Seminar—2 SH
PSYD 851 Clinical Research Project—1 SH

*Students are required to complete a minimum of 2 credit hours of CRP over a minimum of 2 semesters at 1 credit hour each.

Elective Requirements 

Advanced Intervention and Supervision Elective—3 SH
Diversity Elective—3 SH
General Elective—4.5 SH
Integrated Assessment Elective—3 SH
Research Elective—1 SH


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