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 87110 Current Issues in Sport Psychology

Credits : 3

This course explores the sociology of sport, as well as the ethical issues surrounding sport. It includes an examination of good sportsmanship, fair play and cheating, performance-enhancing drugs, a review of gender equity and identity in modern-day sports, animal rights in sports, violence in sports, and the negative aspects of competitive youth sports.

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
  • Understand Respect for Opponent, teammates, Officials, games, and coaches
  • Analyze the ethical decisions made in participation of sports
  • Understand how culture effects different sports
  • Evaluate issues of gender equity and gender identity in sports
  • Demonstrate ethical behavior in regard to emerging relevant technologies applicable to psychology
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Elective Courses

PSY 87110 Current Issues in Sport Psychology

Credits : 3

This course explores the sociology of sport, as well as the ethical issues surrounding sport. It includes an examination of good sportsmanship, fair play and cheating, performance-enhancing drugs, a review of gender equity and identity in modern-day sports, animal rights in sports, violence in sports, and the negative aspects of competitive youth sports.

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
  • Understand Respect for Opponent, teammates, Officials, games, and coaches
  • Analyze the ethical decisions made in participation of sports
  • Understand how culture effects different sports
  • Evaluate issues of gender equity and gender identity in sports
  • Demonstrate ethical behavior in regard to emerging relevant technologies applicable to psychology
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Comprehensive Examination

PSY 87110 Current Issues in Sport Psychology

Credits : 3

This course explores the sociology of sport, as well as the ethical issues surrounding sport. It includes an examination of good sportsmanship, fair play and cheating, performance-enhancing drugs, a review of gender equity and identity in modern-day sports, animal rights in sports, violence in sports, and the negative aspects of competitive youth sports.

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
  • Understand Respect for Opponent, teammates, Officials, games, and coaches
  • Analyze the ethical decisions made in participation of sports
  • Understand how culture effects different sports
  • Evaluate issues of gender equity and gender identity in sports
  • Demonstrate ethical behavior in regard to emerging relevant technologies applicable to psychology
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Practicum (Optional)

PSY 87110 Current Issues in Sport Psychology

Credits : 3

This course explores the sociology of sport, as well as the ethical issues surrounding sport. It includes an examination of good sportsmanship, fair play and cheating, performance-enhancing drugs, a review of gender equity and identity in modern-day sports, animal rights in sports, violence in sports, and the negative aspects of competitive youth sports.

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
  • Understand Respect for Opponent, teammates, Officials, games, and coaches
  • Analyze the ethical decisions made in participation of sports
  • Understand how culture effects different sports
  • Evaluate issues of gender equity and gender identity in sports
  • Demonstrate ethical behavior in regard to emerging relevant technologies applicable to psychology
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Doctoral Project Course Requirements

PSY 87110 Current Issues in Sport Psychology

Credits : 3

This course explores the sociology of sport, as well as the ethical issues surrounding sport. It includes an examination of good sportsmanship, fair play and cheating, performance-enhancing drugs, a review of gender equity and identity in modern-day sports, animal rights in sports, violence in sports, and the negative aspects of competitive youth sports.

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
  • Understand Respect for Opponent, teammates, Officials, games, and coaches
  • Analyze the ethical decisions made in participation of sports
  • Understand how culture effects different sports
  • Evaluate issues of gender equity and gender identity in sports
  • Demonstrate ethical behavior in regard to emerging relevant technologies applicable to psychology
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Internship (Optional)

PSY 87110 Current Issues in Sport Psychology

Credits : 3

This course explores the sociology of sport, as well as the ethical issues surrounding sport. It includes an examination of good sportsmanship, fair play and cheating, performance-enhancing drugs, a review of gender equity and identity in modern-day sports, animal rights in sports, violence in sports, and the negative aspects of competitive youth sports.

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
  • Understand Respect for Opponent, teammates, Officials, games, and coaches
  • Analyze the ethical decisions made in participation of sports
  • Understand how culture effects different sports
  • Evaluate issues of gender equity and gender identity in sports
  • Demonstrate ethical behavior in regard to emerging relevant technologies applicable to psychology
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