Sample KCU PsyD Program Curriculum

First Year

Fall Block I

          

Hours

PsyD 104

          

Psychopathology

2

PsyD 107

Ethical & Professional Issues in Psychology

2

PsyD 162

Clinical Appraisal & Interviewing

2

PsyD 120

Tests & Measurements I

2

PsyD 130

Research Methodology I

2

Total

10

Fall Block II

PsyD 110

Intelligence Testing

2.5

PsyD 121

Tests & Measurements II

2

PsyD 132

Statistics I

2

PsyD 140

Psychological Development I: Infancy to Childhood

2

PsyD 151

Research Methodology II

2

IPE 112

 

Collaborative Care through Art and Observation

 

0.5

Total

11

Spring Block I

PsyD 133

Statistics II 

2

PsyD 135

Personality Testing

2.5

PsyD 141

Psychological Development II: Adolescents and Adults

2

PsyD 205

Social & Cultural Bases of Behavior

2

Total

8.5

Spring Block II

PsyD 112

History & Systems 

2

PsyD 142

Psychological Development III: Older Adults

2

PsyD 168

Cognitive-Affective Bases of Behavior I

2

PsyD 276

Clinical Neuropsychology

2

Total

8

Year 2

Fall Block I

          

Hours

PsyD 202

Development of Racial and Ethnic Identity      

2

PsyD 205

Theories of Counseling

2

PsyD 215

Cognitive-Affective Bases of Behavior II

2

PsyD 221

Diagnostic Practicum I

3

Total

9

Fall Block II

PsyD 240

Racism, Oppression and Social Justice

 

 

2

PsyD 243

Behavioral Therapies Seminar

2

PsyD 222

Diagnostic Practicum II

3

PsyD 266

Health Psychology 

2

Total

9

Spring Block I

PsyD 234

CBT

2

PsyD 247

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Issues

1.5

PsyD 251

Systems Models, Group Dynamics and Interventions

2

PsyD 223

Diagnostic Practicum III

3

Total

8.5

Spring Block II

PsyD 230

Psychoanalytic Models 

2

PsyD 264

Culturally Competent Psychotherapy

2

PsyD 174

Assessment and Treatment of Substance Disorders

2

PsyD 224

Diagnostic Practicum IV

3

Total

9

Year 3

Fall Block I

          

Hours

PsyD 315

Psychopathology of Older Adults

2

PsyD 405

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Issues in Older Adults

2

PsyD 325

Therapy Practicum I

3

Total

7

Fall Block II

PsyD 358

Technology in Psychology 

 

 

2

PsyD 270

Dissertation Development

2

PsyD 373

Advocacy & Social Policy for Older Adults 

2

PsyD 326

Therapy Practicum II

3

Total

9

Spring Block I

PsyD 301

Supervision

2

PsyD 350

Integrated Care

2

PsyD 327

Therapy Practicum III

3

PsyD 369

Geropsychological Assessment

2.5

PsyD 439

Dissertation I 

 

 

1.5

Total

11

Spring Block II

PsyD 355

Consultation

2

PsyD 339

Psychopharmacology

2

PsyD 366

Behavioral and Functional Changes in Older Adults 

2

PsyD 328

Therapy Practicum IV

3

PsyD 440

Dissertation II 

 

 

1.5

Total

10.5

Year 4

Fall Block I

          

Hours

PsyD 445

Preparation for Internship

2

PsyD 420

Advanced Practicum I

3

PsyD 5441

Dissertation III

 

 

1.5

Total

6.5

Fall Block II

PsyD 408

Geropsychological Intervention 

2

PsyD 421

Advanced Practicum II

3

PsyD 442

Dissertation IV 

 

 

1.5

Total

6.5

Spring Block I

PsyD 415

Geropsychological Integrated Healthcare & Consultation

2

PsyD 422

Advanced Practicum III

3

PsyD 443

Dissertation V 

 

 

1.5

Total

6.5

Spring Block II

PsyD 361

Neuroscience of Older Adults 

2

PsyD 423

Advanced Practicum IV

3

PsyD 444

Dissertation VI 

 

 

1.5

Total

6.5

Year 5

Fall Block I

          

Hours

PsyD 501

Internship I  

13

PsyD 540

Dissertation Continuation (Optional)

1.5

Total

13-14.5

Fall Block II

PsyD 502

Internship II

13

PsyD 540

Dissertation Continuation (Optional)

1.5

Total

13-14.5

Spring Block I

PsyD 503

Internship III

13

PsyD 540

Dissertation Continuation (Optional)

1.5

Total

13-14.5

Spring Block II

PsyD 504

Internship IV

13

PsyD 540

Dissertation Continuation (Optional)

1.5

Total

13-14.5