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 87125 Research in Sport Psychology

Credits : 3

This course provides a broad perspective of the research process as it relates to physical activity. The curriculum investigates descriptive, quantitative (experimental and quasi experimental), and qualitative research methods as they pertain to individual and team sports and physical activity so as to evaluate data and reach valid conclusions. It explores the definition and development of a research problem, culminating in a research proposal.

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
  • Formulate an analysis of descriptive data
  • Identify and summarize the differences between groups
  • Analyze relationships between or among variables
  • Assess the influence of culture, ethnicity, class, and gender in the research process
  • Analyze ethical issues inherent in psychological research
  • Demonstrate ethical behavior in regard to emerging relevant technologies applicable to psychology
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Elective Courses

PSY 87125 Research in Sport Psychology

Credits : 3

This course provides a broad perspective of the research process as it relates to physical activity. The curriculum investigates descriptive, quantitative (experimental and quasi experimental), and qualitative research methods as they pertain to individual and team sports and physical activity so as to evaluate data and reach valid conclusions. It explores the definition and development of a research problem, culminating in a research proposal.

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
  • Formulate an analysis of descriptive data
  • Identify and summarize the differences between groups
  • Analyze relationships between or among variables
  • Assess the influence of culture, ethnicity, class, and gender in the research process
  • Analyze ethical issues inherent in psychological research
  • Demonstrate ethical behavior in regard to emerging relevant technologies applicable to psychology
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Comprehensive Examination

PSY 87125 Research in Sport Psychology

Credits : 3

This course provides a broad perspective of the research process as it relates to physical activity. The curriculum investigates descriptive, quantitative (experimental and quasi experimental), and qualitative research methods as they pertain to individual and team sports and physical activity so as to evaluate data and reach valid conclusions. It explores the definition and development of a research problem, culminating in a research proposal.

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
  • Formulate an analysis of descriptive data
  • Identify and summarize the differences between groups
  • Analyze relationships between or among variables
  • Assess the influence of culture, ethnicity, class, and gender in the research process
  • Analyze ethical issues inherent in psychological research
  • Demonstrate ethical behavior in regard to emerging relevant technologies applicable to psychology
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Practicum (Optional)

PSY 87125 Research in Sport Psychology

Credits : 3

This course provides a broad perspective of the research process as it relates to physical activity. The curriculum investigates descriptive, quantitative (experimental and quasi experimental), and qualitative research methods as they pertain to individual and team sports and physical activity so as to evaluate data and reach valid conclusions. It explores the definition and development of a research problem, culminating in a research proposal.

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
  • Formulate an analysis of descriptive data
  • Identify and summarize the differences between groups
  • Analyze relationships between or among variables
  • Assess the influence of culture, ethnicity, class, and gender in the research process
  • Analyze ethical issues inherent in psychological research
  • Demonstrate ethical behavior in regard to emerging relevant technologies applicable to psychology
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Doctoral Project Course Requirements

PSY 87125 Research in Sport Psychology

Credits : 3

This course provides a broad perspective of the research process as it relates to physical activity. The curriculum investigates descriptive, quantitative (experimental and quasi experimental), and qualitative research methods as they pertain to individual and team sports and physical activity so as to evaluate data and reach valid conclusions. It explores the definition and development of a research problem, culminating in a research proposal.

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
  • Formulate an analysis of descriptive data
  • Identify and summarize the differences between groups
  • Analyze relationships between or among variables
  • Assess the influence of culture, ethnicity, class, and gender in the research process
  • Analyze ethical issues inherent in psychological research
  • Demonstrate ethical behavior in regard to emerging relevant technologies applicable to psychology
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Internship (Optional)

PSY 87125 Research in Sport Psychology

Credits : 3

This course provides a broad perspective of the research process as it relates to physical activity. The curriculum investigates descriptive, quantitative (experimental and quasi experimental), and qualitative research methods as they pertain to individual and team sports and physical activity so as to evaluate data and reach valid conclusions. It explores the definition and development of a research problem, culminating in a research proposal.

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
  • Formulate an analysis of descriptive data
  • Identify and summarize the differences between groups
  • Analyze relationships between or among variables
  • Assess the influence of culture, ethnicity, class, and gender in the research process
  • Analyze ethical issues inherent in psychological research
  • Demonstrate ethical behavior in regard to emerging relevant technologies applicable to psychology
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