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 87513 Psychological Tests and Measurements

Credits : 3

This course assesses the nature and use of psychological tests and methodologies to assess intelligence, personality, and mental and behavioral disorders. Review widely used tests and how tests are constructed, administered and scored.

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
  • Assess the ethical issues involved in testing
  • Compare and contrast aptitude, achievement, educational, and vocational tests
  • Differentiate between objective and projective personality tests
  • Compare and contrast psychological testing from psychological assessment
  • Describe the use of bias in psychological testing
  • Demonstrate ethical behavior in regard to emerging relevant technologies applicable to psychology
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Elective Courses

PSY 87513 Psychological Tests and Measurements

Credits : 3

This course assesses the nature and use of psychological tests and methodologies to assess intelligence, personality, and mental and behavioral disorders. Review widely used tests and how tests are constructed, administered and scored.

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
  • Assess the ethical issues involved in testing
  • Compare and contrast aptitude, achievement, educational, and vocational tests
  • Differentiate between objective and projective personality tests
  • Compare and contrast psychological testing from psychological assessment
  • Describe the use of bias in psychological testing
  • Demonstrate ethical behavior in regard to emerging relevant technologies applicable to psychology
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Comprehensive Examination

PSY 87513 Psychological Tests and Measurements

Credits : 3

This course assesses the nature and use of psychological tests and methodologies to assess intelligence, personality, and mental and behavioral disorders. Review widely used tests and how tests are constructed, administered and scored.

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
  • Assess the ethical issues involved in testing
  • Compare and contrast aptitude, achievement, educational, and vocational tests
  • Differentiate between objective and projective personality tests
  • Compare and contrast psychological testing from psychological assessment
  • Describe the use of bias in psychological testing
  • Demonstrate ethical behavior in regard to emerging relevant technologies applicable to psychology
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Practicum

PSY 87513 Psychological Tests and Measurements

Credits : 3

This course assesses the nature and use of psychological tests and methodologies to assess intelligence, personality, and mental and behavioral disorders. Review widely used tests and how tests are constructed, administered and scored.

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
  • Assess the ethical issues involved in testing
  • Compare and contrast aptitude, achievement, educational, and vocational tests
  • Differentiate between objective and projective personality tests
  • Compare and contrast psychological testing from psychological assessment
  • Describe the use of bias in psychological testing
  • Demonstrate ethical behavior in regard to emerging relevant technologies applicable to psychology
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Doctoral Project Course Requirements

PSY 87513 Psychological Tests and Measurements

Credits : 3

This course assesses the nature and use of psychological tests and methodologies to assess intelligence, personality, and mental and behavioral disorders. Review widely used tests and how tests are constructed, administered and scored.

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
  • Assess the ethical issues involved in testing
  • Compare and contrast aptitude, achievement, educational, and vocational tests
  • Differentiate between objective and projective personality tests
  • Compare and contrast psychological testing from psychological assessment
  • Describe the use of bias in psychological testing
  • Demonstrate ethical behavior in regard to emerging relevant technologies applicable to psychology
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Internship

PSY 87513 Psychological Tests and Measurements

Credits : 3

This course assesses the nature and use of psychological tests and methodologies to assess intelligence, personality, and mental and behavioral disorders. Review widely used tests and how tests are constructed, administered and scored.

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
  • Assess the ethical issues involved in testing
  • Compare and contrast aptitude, achievement, educational, and vocational tests
  • Differentiate between objective and projective personality tests
  • Compare and contrast psychological testing from psychological assessment
  • Describe the use of bias in psychological testing
  • Demonstrate ethical behavior in regard to emerging relevant technologies applicable to psychology
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