Counseling Psychology Ph.D.

College of Education and Behavioral Sciences

Degree Requirements — 121 Credits*

Accredited by the American Psychological Association. For more information regarding program accreditation, contact the APA's Office of Program Consultation and Accreditation, 750 1st Street NE, Washington, DC 20002-4242 or at (202)336-5979 or at www.apa.org/ed/accreditation/.

Required Major Credits

Introductory Core Required — 20 hours

APCE 558Diagnosis and Treatment Planning

3

APCE 612Practicum in Individual Counseling

5

APCE 660Psychological Consultation: Theory and Practice

3

APCE 665Family Systems

3

APCE 669Advanced Methods: Couples and Family Therapy

3

SRM 600Introduction to Graduate Research

3

Counseling Psychology Core — 8 hours

APCE 616Career Theory, Counseling and Assessment

3

APCE 701Professional Development Seminar in Counseling Psychology

1

PSY 530Life Span Developmental Psychology

3

APCE 701: Take two times

Research Core — 16 hours

APCE 733Research Apprenticeship

1

SRM 602Statistical Methods I

3

SRM 603Statistical Methods II

3

SRM 610Statistical Methods III

3

SRM 680Introduction to Qualitative Research

3

SRM 700Advanced Research Methods

3

Suggested Electives for Students Completing Quantitative Dissertations:

SRM 607Non-Parametric Statistics

3

or

SRM 609Sampling Methods

3

or

SRM 625Applied Multiple Regression Analysis

3

or

SRM 627Survey Research Methods

3

Suggested Electives for Students Completing Qualitative Dissertations:

SRM 685Educational Ethnography

3

or

SRM 686Qualitative Case Study Research

3

or

SRM 687Narrative Inquiry

3

or

SRM 688Writing as Analysis of Qualitative Research

3

Practica Required — 24 hours

APCE 694Practicum in Couples and Family Therapy

4

APCE 702Practicum in Counseling

4

APCE 712Advanced Practicum in Indvidual Counseling

4

APCE 714Practicum in Supervision of Counseling

3 - 6

APCE 715Seminar in Counselor Supervision and Theory

2

APCE 762Practicum in Group Facilitation

4

APCE 793Psychological Services Clinic I

3

APCE 714: 3 credits required.

Suggested Practica Electives:

APCE 617Play Therapy: Theory and Practicum

3

APCE 713Practicum in Supervision of Play Therapy

3

APCE 773Practicum in Supervision of Group Facilitation

3

APCE 774Practicum in Supervision of Family Therapy

3

APCE 794Psychological Services Clinic II

1

APCE 795External Practicum in Counseling Psychology

3

Assessment Core Required — 10 hours

APCE 674Assessment for Intervention: Cognitive and Academic

5

APCE 678Assessment for Intervention: Personality and Behavior

5

Suggested Assessment Elective:

APCE 782Introduction to Rorschach Administration and Scoring

3

Licensing Core — 24 hours

APCE 623Understanding and Counseling Diverse Populations

3

APCE 657Legal and Ethical Aspects of Counseling and Psychology

3

APCE 682Biological Bases of Behavior

3

APCE 707Seminar in Personality and Counseling Theories

3

APCE 758Advanced Psychopathology

3

PSY 540Theories and Principles of Learning

3

PSY 590Seminar in History and Systems

3

PSY 664Advanced Social Psychology

3

Internship - 3 hours

APCE 791Internship in Counseling Psychology

1 - 5

APCE 791: 1 Year, 2000 Hours

Research Proposal/Dissertation — 16 hours

APCE 797Doctoral Proposal Research

1 - 4

APCE 799Doctoral Dissertation

1 - 12

APCE 797: Take 4

APCE 799: Take 12

 

NOTES: * A student entering with previously completed graduate coursework equivalent to coursework required for the Ph.D. degree may have course(s) waived with advisor consent and may significantly reduce the total number of hours required to complete the program. A plan of study for the degree must contain a minimum of 72 hours of coursework in addition to doctoral research (16) and internship hours (3-18).

In addition to formal course requirements, students are required to successfully complete a doctoral comprehensive examination, a dissertation and a one-year, 2000-hour internship.