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 87500 Advanced Theories of Personality

Credits : 3

This course is designed as an advanced examination of the major psychological theories of personality, both historic and current, the application of each theory and the major figures associated with each. The focus of study is to explore the advanced application of therapeutic modalities, including Psychodynamic, Biological, Behavioral, Phenomenological, Trait, Cognitive and Social-Cognitive theories.

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
  • Distinguish the major theories of personality
  • Contrast historical and current views of personality
  • Integrate evidence based treatment interventions
  • Combine current research to assessment and technique
  • Correlate legal, ethical and cultural diversity with theories of personality and psychotherapy
  • Evaluate and incorporate emerging relevant technologies applicable to the field of psychology
  • Analyze and evaluate information critically and effectively
  • Demonstrate ethical behavior in regard to information and information technology
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Elective Courses

PSY 87500 Advanced Theories of Personality

Credits : 3

This course is designed as an advanced examination of the major psychological theories of personality, both historic and current, the application of each theory and the major figures associated with each. The focus of study is to explore the advanced application of therapeutic modalities, including Psychodynamic, Biological, Behavioral, Phenomenological, Trait, Cognitive and Social-Cognitive theories.

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
  • Distinguish the major theories of personality
  • Contrast historical and current views of personality
  • Integrate evidence based treatment interventions
  • Combine current research to assessment and technique
  • Correlate legal, ethical and cultural diversity with theories of personality and psychotherapy
  • Evaluate and incorporate emerging relevant technologies applicable to the field of psychology
  • Analyze and evaluate information critically and effectively
  • Demonstrate ethical behavior in regard to information and information technology
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Comprehensive Examination

PSY 87500 Advanced Theories of Personality

Credits : 3

This course is designed as an advanced examination of the major psychological theories of personality, both historic and current, the application of each theory and the major figures associated with each. The focus of study is to explore the advanced application of therapeutic modalities, including Psychodynamic, Biological, Behavioral, Phenomenological, Trait, Cognitive and Social-Cognitive theories.

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
  • Distinguish the major theories of personality
  • Contrast historical and current views of personality
  • Integrate evidence based treatment interventions
  • Combine current research to assessment and technique
  • Correlate legal, ethical and cultural diversity with theories of personality and psychotherapy
  • Evaluate and incorporate emerging relevant technologies applicable to the field of psychology
  • Analyze and evaluate information critically and effectively
  • Demonstrate ethical behavior in regard to information and information technology
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Practicum

PSY 87500 Advanced Theories of Personality

Credits : 3

This course is designed as an advanced examination of the major psychological theories of personality, both historic and current, the application of each theory and the major figures associated with each. The focus of study is to explore the advanced application of therapeutic modalities, including Psychodynamic, Biological, Behavioral, Phenomenological, Trait, Cognitive and Social-Cognitive theories.

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
  • Distinguish the major theories of personality
  • Contrast historical and current views of personality
  • Integrate evidence based treatment interventions
  • Combine current research to assessment and technique
  • Correlate legal, ethical and cultural diversity with theories of personality and psychotherapy
  • Evaluate and incorporate emerging relevant technologies applicable to the field of psychology
  • Analyze and evaluate information critically and effectively
  • Demonstrate ethical behavior in regard to information and information technology
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Doctoral Project Course Requirements

PSY 87500 Advanced Theories of Personality

Credits : 3

This course is designed as an advanced examination of the major psychological theories of personality, both historic and current, the application of each theory and the major figures associated with each. The focus of study is to explore the advanced application of therapeutic modalities, including Psychodynamic, Biological, Behavioral, Phenomenological, Trait, Cognitive and Social-Cognitive theories.

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
  • Distinguish the major theories of personality
  • Contrast historical and current views of personality
  • Integrate evidence based treatment interventions
  • Combine current research to assessment and technique
  • Correlate legal, ethical and cultural diversity with theories of personality and psychotherapy
  • Evaluate and incorporate emerging relevant technologies applicable to the field of psychology
  • Analyze and evaluate information critically and effectively
  • Demonstrate ethical behavior in regard to information and information technology
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Internship

PSY 87500 Advanced Theories of Personality

Credits : 3

This course is designed as an advanced examination of the major psychological theories of personality, both historic and current, the application of each theory and the major figures associated with each. The focus of study is to explore the advanced application of therapeutic modalities, including Psychodynamic, Biological, Behavioral, Phenomenological, Trait, Cognitive and Social-Cognitive theories.

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
  • Distinguish the major theories of personality
  • Contrast historical and current views of personality
  • Integrate evidence based treatment interventions
  • Combine current research to assessment and technique
  • Correlate legal, ethical and cultural diversity with theories of personality and psychotherapy
  • Evaluate and incorporate emerging relevant technologies applicable to the field of psychology
  • Analyze and evaluate information critically and effectively
  • Demonstrate ethical behavior in regard to information and information technology
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