Sample KCU PsyD Program Curriculum

First Year

Fall Block I            Hours
PsyD 104            Psychopathology 2
PsyD 107 Ethical & Professional Issues in Psychology 2
PsyD 110 Intelligence Testing 2.5
PsyD 120 Tests & Measurements I 2
Total 8.5
 
Fall Block II Hours
PsyD 121 Tests & Measurements II 2
PsyD 130 Research Methodology I 2
PsyD 135 Personality Testing 2.5
PsyD 140 Psychological Development I: Infancy to Childhood 2
PsyD 176 Art, Observation and Medicine 0.5
Total 9
 
Spring Block I Hours
PsyD 132 Statistics I 2
PsyD 151 Research Methodology II 2
PsyD 141 Psychological Development II: Adolescents and Adults 2
PsyD 112 History & Systems 2
PsyD 205 Social & Cultural Bases of Behavior 2
Total 10
 
Spring Block II Hours
PsyD 133 Statistics II 2
PsyD 142 Psychological Development III: Older Adults 2
PsyD 162 Clinical Appraisal & Interviewing 2
PsyD 168 Cognitive-Affective Bases of Behavior I 2
PsyD 276 Clinical Neuropsychology 2
Total 10

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 0.5
Total 6.5
 
Fall Block II Hours
PsyD 230            Psychoanalytic Models 2
PsyD 240            Racism, Oppression and Social Justice 2
PsyD 243            Behavioral Therapies Seminar 2.5
PsyD 222            Diagnostic Practicum II 0.5
Total 7
 
Spring Block I Hours
PsyD 230            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 0.5
Total 6
 
Spring Block II Hours
PsyD 264            Culturally Competent Psychotherapy 2
PsyD 266            Health Psychology 2
PsyD 174            Assessment and Treatment of Substance Disorders 2
PsyD 224            Diagnostic Practicum IV 0.5
Total 6.5

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 369 Geropsychological Assessment 2.5
PsyD 325 Therapy Practicum I 0.5
Total 6.5
 
Fall Block II Hours
PsyD 401 Diversity in Older Adults 2
PsyD 270 Dissertation Development 2
PsyD 326 Therapy Practicum II 0.5
Total 4.5
 
Spring Block I Hours
PsyD 301 Supervision 2
PsyD 350 Integrated Care 2
PsyD 366 Behavioral and Functional Changes in Older Adults 2
PsyD 327 Therapy Practicum III 0.5
Total 6.5
 
Spring Block II Hours
PsyD 355 Consultation 2
PsyD 405 Psychopharmacology 2
PsyD 373 Advocacy & Social Policy for Older Adults 2
PsyD 328 Therapy Practicum IV 0.5
Total 6.5

Year 4

Fall Block I            Hours
PsyD 445 Preparation for Internship 2
PsyD 420 Advanced Practicum I 2
PsyD 429 Advanced Practicum I 0.5
PsyD 440 Dissertation I 1.5
Total 4
 
Fall Block II Hours
PsyD 361 Neuroscience of Older Adults 2
PsyD 421 Advanced Practicum II .05
PsyD 441 Dissertation II 1.5
Total 4
 
Spring Block I Hours
PsyD 408 Geropsychological Intervention 2
PsyD 422 Advanced Practicum III 0.5
PsyD 442 Dissertation III 2
Total 4
 
Spring Block II Hours
PsyD 415 Geropsychological Integrated Healthcare & Consultation 2
PsyD 423 Advanced Practicum IV 0.5
PsyD 443 Dissertation IV 4
Total 4

Year 5

Fall Block I            Hours
PsyD 501 Internship I   1
PsyD 540 Dissertation Continuation (Optional) 1.5
Total 1-2.5
Fall Block II
PsyD 502 Internship II 1
PsyD 540 Dissertation Continuation  (Optional) 1.5
Total 1-2.5
Spring Block I
PsyD 503 Internship III 1
PsyD 540 Dissertation Continuation (Optional) 1.5
Total 1-2.5
Spring Block II
PsyD 504 Internship IV 1
PsyD 540 Dissertation Continuation (Optional) 1.5
Total 1-2.5