Core Courses

All graduate students in the Department of Psychology complete a series of core courses in basic aspects of psychology.

Discipline-Specific Knowledge Courses

  • Issues in Professional Development and Research
  • Cognition and Emotion
  • Cognitive Neuroscience
  • Diversity Issues in Psychology
  • Developmental Psychology
  • Social Psychology
  • Adult Psychopathology
Research Methodology, Statistics, and Data
  • Psychological Statistics, Research Methods and Design
  • Multiple Regression and Multivariate Statistics
  • Structural Equation Modeling
Students may also add a Concentration in Quantitative Psychology

Health Clinical Courses

Health Clinical students take “clinical courses” in

  • Psychological evaluation (PSY 645)
  • Evidence-based psychological treatments (PSY 656)
  • Psychotherapy, ethics, and professional issues (PSY 657)
  • Psychological evaluation in physical disorders (PSY 648)
  • Health psychology interventions (PSY 662)
  • Additional coursework to meet national professional organization (i.e. APA) guidelines for clinical training. 
In addition, health clinical students take “behavioral medicine courses” including
  • An overview course in behavioral medicine (PSY 610)
  • Coursework in biobehavioral processes (PSY 606, 616)

Please click here for an illustrative course schedule by year for Health Clinical students.