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 87120 Enhancing Performance: Preparation/Motivation

Credits : 3

This course explores the improvement of performance through mental strategies such as visualization, meditation, hypnosis, autogenic training, biofeedback, and progressive relaxation.

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
  • 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
  • Describe how Motivation effects athletic ability
  • Identify coping strategies to deal with competitive stress and eliminate anxiety
  • Examine the process of psychological self-regulation by use of imagery, visualization and self hypnosis
  • Describe strategies for building self-confidence
  • Assess eating disorders in sports
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Elective Courses

PSY 87120 Enhancing Performance: Preparation/Motivation

Credits : 3

This course explores the improvement of performance through mental strategies such as visualization, meditation, hypnosis, autogenic training, biofeedback, and progressive relaxation.

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
  • 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
  • Describe how Motivation effects athletic ability
  • Identify coping strategies to deal with competitive stress and eliminate anxiety
  • Examine the process of psychological self-regulation by use of imagery, visualization and self hypnosis
  • Describe strategies for building self-confidence
  • Assess eating disorders in sports
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Comprehensive Examination

PSY 87120 Enhancing Performance: Preparation/Motivation

Credits : 3

This course explores the improvement of performance through mental strategies such as visualization, meditation, hypnosis, autogenic training, biofeedback, and progressive relaxation.

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
  • 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
  • Describe how Motivation effects athletic ability
  • Identify coping strategies to deal with competitive stress and eliminate anxiety
  • Examine the process of psychological self-regulation by use of imagery, visualization and self hypnosis
  • Describe strategies for building self-confidence
  • Assess eating disorders in sports
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Practicum (Optional)

PSY 87120 Enhancing Performance: Preparation/Motivation

Credits : 3

This course explores the improvement of performance through mental strategies such as visualization, meditation, hypnosis, autogenic training, biofeedback, and progressive relaxation.

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
  • 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
  • Describe how Motivation effects athletic ability
  • Identify coping strategies to deal with competitive stress and eliminate anxiety
  • Examine the process of psychological self-regulation by use of imagery, visualization and self hypnosis
  • Describe strategies for building self-confidence
  • Assess eating disorders in sports
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Doctoral Project Course Requirements

PSY 87120 Enhancing Performance: Preparation/Motivation

Credits : 3

This course explores the improvement of performance through mental strategies such as visualization, meditation, hypnosis, autogenic training, biofeedback, and progressive relaxation.

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
  • 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
  • Describe how Motivation effects athletic ability
  • Identify coping strategies to deal with competitive stress and eliminate anxiety
  • Examine the process of psychological self-regulation by use of imagery, visualization and self hypnosis
  • Describe strategies for building self-confidence
  • Assess eating disorders in sports
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Internship (Optional)

PSY 87120 Enhancing Performance: Preparation/Motivation

Credits : 3

This course explores the improvement of performance through mental strategies such as visualization, meditation, hypnosis, autogenic training, biofeedback, and progressive relaxation.

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
  • 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
  • Describe how Motivation effects athletic ability
  • Identify coping strategies to deal with competitive stress and eliminate anxiety
  • Examine the process of psychological self-regulation by use of imagery, visualization and self hypnosis
  • Describe strategies for building self-confidence
  • Assess eating disorders in sports
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