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 87503 History and Systems of Psychology

Credits : 3

This course presents a history of psychology beginning with the early Greeks. The focus of study is how philosophy, combined with developments in natural science and experimental physiology, form the major schools of psychological thought today.

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 among the major theoretical approaches utilized in psychology
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the history of psychology as it relates to the natural sciences, social sciences, and applied disciplines
  • Correlate the history of psychology as it relates to the evolution of methods of research and inquiry as well as theoretical conflicts
  • Formulate and critically assess the roles of major individuals and cultural influences in shaping modern psychology
  • Analyze and evaluate information critically and effectively
  • Demonstrate ethical behavior in regard to emerging relevant technologies applicable to psychology
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Elective Courses

PSY 87503 History and Systems of Psychology

Credits : 3

This course presents a history of psychology beginning with the early Greeks. The focus of study is how philosophy, combined with developments in natural science and experimental physiology, form the major schools of psychological thought today.

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 among the major theoretical approaches utilized in psychology
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the history of psychology as it relates to the natural sciences, social sciences, and applied disciplines
  • Correlate the history of psychology as it relates to the evolution of methods of research and inquiry as well as theoretical conflicts
  • Formulate and critically assess the roles of major individuals and cultural influences in shaping modern psychology
  • Analyze and evaluate information critically and effectively
  • Demonstrate ethical behavior in regard to emerging relevant technologies applicable to psychology
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Comprehensive Examination

PSY 87503 History and Systems of Psychology

Credits : 3

This course presents a history of psychology beginning with the early Greeks. The focus of study is how philosophy, combined with developments in natural science and experimental physiology, form the major schools of psychological thought today.

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 among the major theoretical approaches utilized in psychology
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the history of psychology as it relates to the natural sciences, social sciences, and applied disciplines
  • Correlate the history of psychology as it relates to the evolution of methods of research and inquiry as well as theoretical conflicts
  • Formulate and critically assess the roles of major individuals and cultural influences in shaping modern psychology
  • Analyze and evaluate information critically and effectively
  • Demonstrate ethical behavior in regard to emerging relevant technologies applicable to psychology
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Practicum

PSY 87503 History and Systems of Psychology

Credits : 3

This course presents a history of psychology beginning with the early Greeks. The focus of study is how philosophy, combined with developments in natural science and experimental physiology, form the major schools of psychological thought today.

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 among the major theoretical approaches utilized in psychology
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the history of psychology as it relates to the natural sciences, social sciences, and applied disciplines
  • Correlate the history of psychology as it relates to the evolution of methods of research and inquiry as well as theoretical conflicts
  • Formulate and critically assess the roles of major individuals and cultural influences in shaping modern psychology
  • Analyze and evaluate information critically and effectively
  • Demonstrate ethical behavior in regard to emerging relevant technologies applicable to psychology
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Doctoral Project Course Requirements

PSY 87503 History and Systems of Psychology

Credits : 3

This course presents a history of psychology beginning with the early Greeks. The focus of study is how philosophy, combined with developments in natural science and experimental physiology, form the major schools of psychological thought today.

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 among the major theoretical approaches utilized in psychology
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the history of psychology as it relates to the natural sciences, social sciences, and applied disciplines
  • Correlate the history of psychology as it relates to the evolution of methods of research and inquiry as well as theoretical conflicts
  • Formulate and critically assess the roles of major individuals and cultural influences in shaping modern psychology
  • Analyze and evaluate information critically and effectively
  • Demonstrate ethical behavior in regard to emerging relevant technologies applicable to psychology
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Internship

PSY 87503 History and Systems of Psychology

Credits : 3

This course presents a history of psychology beginning with the early Greeks. The focus of study is how philosophy, combined with developments in natural science and experimental physiology, form the major schools of psychological thought today.

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 among the major theoretical approaches utilized in psychology
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the history of psychology as it relates to the natural sciences, social sciences, and applied disciplines
  • Correlate the history of psychology as it relates to the evolution of methods of research and inquiry as well as theoretical conflicts
  • Formulate and critically assess the roles of major individuals and cultural influences in shaping modern psychology
  • Analyze and evaluate information critically and effectively
  • Demonstrate ethical behavior in regard to emerging relevant technologies applicable to psychology
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