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 87530 Dream Analysis

Credits : 3

This course demonstrates a practical approach to working with dreams, both in groups and with individuals. The focus of study is the exploration of both the purpose and function of dreams in everyday life, highlighting psychological connections between waking and dreaming life. A variety of different types of dreams are examined. This course also covers the nature of dream interpretation based on a respectful, noninvasive method for the dreamer.

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 major approaches to dream analysis
  • Assess sample dreams according to various theoretical perspectives
  • Analyze opinions related to dream analysis techniques
  • Create a dream diary and be able to describe and interpret these dreams
  • Demonstrate the relationship of thoughts and emotions to understanding dreams
  • Demonstrate ethical behavior in regard to emerging relevant technologies applicable to psychology
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Elective Courses

PSY 87530 Dream Analysis

Credits : 3

This course demonstrates a practical approach to working with dreams, both in groups and with individuals. The focus of study is the exploration of both the purpose and function of dreams in everyday life, highlighting psychological connections between waking and dreaming life. A variety of different types of dreams are examined. This course also covers the nature of dream interpretation based on a respectful, noninvasive method for the dreamer.

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 major approaches to dream analysis
  • Assess sample dreams according to various theoretical perspectives
  • Analyze opinions related to dream analysis techniques
  • Create a dream diary and be able to describe and interpret these dreams
  • Demonstrate the relationship of thoughts and emotions to understanding dreams
  • Demonstrate ethical behavior in regard to emerging relevant technologies applicable to psychology
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Comprehensive Examination

PSY 87530 Dream Analysis

Credits : 3

This course demonstrates a practical approach to working with dreams, both in groups and with individuals. The focus of study is the exploration of both the purpose and function of dreams in everyday life, highlighting psychological connections between waking and dreaming life. A variety of different types of dreams are examined. This course also covers the nature of dream interpretation based on a respectful, noninvasive method for the dreamer.

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 major approaches to dream analysis
  • Assess sample dreams according to various theoretical perspectives
  • Analyze opinions related to dream analysis techniques
  • Create a dream diary and be able to describe and interpret these dreams
  • Demonstrate the relationship of thoughts and emotions to understanding dreams
  • Demonstrate ethical behavior in regard to emerging relevant technologies applicable to psychology
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Practicum

PSY 87530 Dream Analysis

Credits : 3

This course demonstrates a practical approach to working with dreams, both in groups and with individuals. The focus of study is the exploration of both the purpose and function of dreams in everyday life, highlighting psychological connections between waking and dreaming life. A variety of different types of dreams are examined. This course also covers the nature of dream interpretation based on a respectful, noninvasive method for the dreamer.

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 major approaches to dream analysis
  • Assess sample dreams according to various theoretical perspectives
  • Analyze opinions related to dream analysis techniques
  • Create a dream diary and be able to describe and interpret these dreams
  • Demonstrate the relationship of thoughts and emotions to understanding dreams
  • Demonstrate ethical behavior in regard to emerging relevant technologies applicable to psychology
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Doctoral Project Course Requirements

PSY 87530 Dream Analysis

Credits : 3

This course demonstrates a practical approach to working with dreams, both in groups and with individuals. The focus of study is the exploration of both the purpose and function of dreams in everyday life, highlighting psychological connections between waking and dreaming life. A variety of different types of dreams are examined. This course also covers the nature of dream interpretation based on a respectful, noninvasive method for the dreamer.

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 major approaches to dream analysis
  • Assess sample dreams according to various theoretical perspectives
  • Analyze opinions related to dream analysis techniques
  • Create a dream diary and be able to describe and interpret these dreams
  • Demonstrate the relationship of thoughts and emotions to understanding dreams
  • Demonstrate ethical behavior in regard to emerging relevant technologies applicable to psychology
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Internship

PSY 87530 Dream Analysis

Credits : 3

This course demonstrates a practical approach to working with dreams, both in groups and with individuals. The focus of study is the exploration of both the purpose and function of dreams in everyday life, highlighting psychological connections between waking and dreaming life. A variety of different types of dreams are examined. This course also covers the nature of dream interpretation based on a respectful, noninvasive method for the dreamer.

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 major approaches to dream analysis
  • Assess sample dreams according to various theoretical perspectives
  • Analyze opinions related to dream analysis techniques
  • Create a dream diary and be able to describe and interpret these dreams
  • Demonstrate the relationship of thoughts and emotions to understanding dreams
  • Demonstrate ethical behavior in regard to emerging relevant technologies applicable to psychology
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