Summary of Course Requirements:
All community graduate students are required to complete the following core curriculum.
Foundations in Psychology (12 Hours):
- 907: Social/Developmental Foundations of Behavior (3)
- 912: Seminar on Cultural Diversity (3)
Two of the following three:
- 904: Biological/Philosophical Foundations of Psychology (3)
- 905: Cognitive/Learning Foundations of Behavior (3)
- 906: Personality and Individual Differences (3)
Research Methods (8 Hours):
- 902: Advanced Research Methods I (4)
- 903: Advanced Research Methods II (4)
Teaching of Psychology (3 hours):
- 911: Teaching of Psychology: Principles, Practices & Ethics (3)
Research (30 Hours Minimum):
- 901: Predoctoral Research (minimum of 10)
- 908: Dissertation
Required Community Core Courses (18 Hours):
- 940: Seminar in Community-Clinical Psychology (3)
941: Applied Research Methods in Community Settings (3)
942: Seminar in Community/Organizational Intervention (3)
943: Seminar in Prevention (3)
948: Seminar in Community Leadership (3)
949: Seminar in Advocacy & Social Policy (3)
Community Practicum (9 Hours)
Community students must complete one year (9 credit hours) of Community Practicum. This does not have to be one continuous year, rather a total of three semesters, nor does it have to be at a single practicum site.
- 944: Practicum in Community Psychology (three enrollments) (9)
Community Elective Courses
Community students must take additional electives so that they complete at least 90 graduate hours. Elective courses can be taken inside and outside of the Psychology Department in consultation with advisor. Two electives must be related to research methods and/or statistics.
Total minimum credit hours for Community Program is 90. See the Graduate Handbook for more information.