Doctor of Psychology Courses

PsyD | Doctor of Psychology

CalSouthern Doctor of Psychology Courses

The following Doctor of Psychology courses comprise the PsyD program at CalSouthern. The PsyD program includes 30 credit hours of required core courses, and 15 credit hours of elective courses, in addition to a doctoral project and other requirements. Although the PsyD and PhD are both respected doctorates, they differ in that the PsyD is an applied degree, clinically focused, as opposed to the PhD, which is more focused on research and scholarly publication.

Core Course Requirements

PSY 87100 Applied Sport Psychology I

Credits : 3

This course is the first part of a two-part course that provides an overview of the foundations and applications of sport psychology and examines human behavior in sport and exercise settings. Applied Sport Psychology I examines personality, motivation, competition, group and team dynamics, and communication. This course explores the basic concepts and principles of Sport Psychology and how they can be applied to counseling, teaching, coaching, and fitness instruction. This course investigates the latest research and practice in sport and exercise psychology.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Evaluate course concepts critically and competently through interaction with Learners and Faculty Mentor
  • Integrate course concepts through the use of the Taylor Study Method
  • Analyze how cognitive strategies relate to athletic success
  • Differentiate between intrinsic and extrinsic motivation
  • Examine ways to regulate arousal, stress and anxiety
  • Analyze competition and cooperation
  • Integrating and applying your knowledge of sport and exercise psychology to a practical setting
  • Demonstrate ethical behavior in regard to emerging relevant technologies applicable to psychology
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Elective Courses

PSY 87100 Applied Sport Psychology I

Credits : 3

This course is the first part of a two-part course that provides an overview of the foundations and applications of sport psychology and examines human behavior in sport and exercise settings. Applied Sport Psychology I examines personality, motivation, competition, group and team dynamics, and communication. This course explores the basic concepts and principles of Sport Psychology and how they can be applied to counseling, teaching, coaching, and fitness instruction. This course investigates the latest research and practice in sport and exercise psychology.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Evaluate course concepts critically and competently through interaction with Learners and Faculty Mentor
  • Integrate course concepts through the use of the Taylor Study Method
  • Analyze how cognitive strategies relate to athletic success
  • Differentiate between intrinsic and extrinsic motivation
  • Examine ways to regulate arousal, stress and anxiety
  • Analyze competition and cooperation
  • Integrating and applying your knowledge of sport and exercise psychology to a practical setting
  • Demonstrate ethical behavior in regard to emerging relevant technologies applicable to psychology
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Comprehensive Examination

PSY 87100 Applied Sport Psychology I

Credits : 3

This course is the first part of a two-part course that provides an overview of the foundations and applications of sport psychology and examines human behavior in sport and exercise settings. Applied Sport Psychology I examines personality, motivation, competition, group and team dynamics, and communication. This course explores the basic concepts and principles of Sport Psychology and how they can be applied to counseling, teaching, coaching, and fitness instruction. This course investigates the latest research and practice in sport and exercise psychology.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Evaluate course concepts critically and competently through interaction with Learners and Faculty Mentor
  • Integrate course concepts through the use of the Taylor Study Method
  • Analyze how cognitive strategies relate to athletic success
  • Differentiate between intrinsic and extrinsic motivation
  • Examine ways to regulate arousal, stress and anxiety
  • Analyze competition and cooperation
  • Integrating and applying your knowledge of sport and exercise psychology to a practical setting
  • Demonstrate ethical behavior in regard to emerging relevant technologies applicable to psychology
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Practicum

PSY 87100 Applied Sport Psychology I

Credits : 3

This course is the first part of a two-part course that provides an overview of the foundations and applications of sport psychology and examines human behavior in sport and exercise settings. Applied Sport Psychology I examines personality, motivation, competition, group and team dynamics, and communication. This course explores the basic concepts and principles of Sport Psychology and how they can be applied to counseling, teaching, coaching, and fitness instruction. This course investigates the latest research and practice in sport and exercise psychology.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Evaluate course concepts critically and competently through interaction with Learners and Faculty Mentor
  • Integrate course concepts through the use of the Taylor Study Method
  • Analyze how cognitive strategies relate to athletic success
  • Differentiate between intrinsic and extrinsic motivation
  • Examine ways to regulate arousal, stress and anxiety
  • Analyze competition and cooperation
  • Integrating and applying your knowledge of sport and exercise psychology to a practical setting
  • Demonstrate ethical behavior in regard to emerging relevant technologies applicable to psychology
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Doctoral Project Course Requirements

PSY 87100 Applied Sport Psychology I

Credits : 3

This course is the first part of a two-part course that provides an overview of the foundations and applications of sport psychology and examines human behavior in sport and exercise settings. Applied Sport Psychology I examines personality, motivation, competition, group and team dynamics, and communication. This course explores the basic concepts and principles of Sport Psychology and how they can be applied to counseling, teaching, coaching, and fitness instruction. This course investigates the latest research and practice in sport and exercise psychology.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Evaluate course concepts critically and competently through interaction with Learners and Faculty Mentor
  • Integrate course concepts through the use of the Taylor Study Method
  • Analyze how cognitive strategies relate to athletic success
  • Differentiate between intrinsic and extrinsic motivation
  • Examine ways to regulate arousal, stress and anxiety
  • Analyze competition and cooperation
  • Integrating and applying your knowledge of sport and exercise psychology to a practical setting
  • Demonstrate ethical behavior in regard to emerging relevant technologies applicable to psychology
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Internship

PSY 87100 Applied Sport Psychology I

Credits : 3

This course is the first part of a two-part course that provides an overview of the foundations and applications of sport psychology and examines human behavior in sport and exercise settings. Applied Sport Psychology I examines personality, motivation, competition, group and team dynamics, and communication. This course explores the basic concepts and principles of Sport Psychology and how they can be applied to counseling, teaching, coaching, and fitness instruction. This course investigates the latest research and practice in sport and exercise psychology.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Evaluate course concepts critically and competently through interaction with Learners and Faculty Mentor
  • Integrate course concepts through the use of the Taylor Study Method
  • Analyze how cognitive strategies relate to athletic success
  • Differentiate between intrinsic and extrinsic motivation
  • Examine ways to regulate arousal, stress and anxiety
  • Analyze competition and cooperation
  • Integrating and applying your knowledge of sport and exercise psychology to a practical setting
  • Demonstrate ethical behavior in regard to emerging relevant technologies applicable to psychology
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