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 87560 Media Psychology: Writing, Publishing and Promoting a Self-Help Book

Credits : 3

This course guides Learners in the creation of a self-help book proposal, suitable for submission to a book publisher. Learners who take this course will become informed about the process of writing, publishing, and promoting a book.

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
  • Identify a topic suitable for a new self-help book
  • Create an annotated table of contents for the proposed book
  • Compose two to three sample chapters
  • Integrate the above elements into a potentially saleable book proposal
  • Prepare a market analysis explaining why the proposed book fills a unique niche and why it would be saleable
  • Demonstrate ethical behavior in regard to emerging relevant technologies applicable to psychology
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Elective Courses

PSY 87560 Media Psychology: Writing, Publishing and Promoting a Self-Help Book

Credits : 3

This course guides Learners in the creation of a self-help book proposal, suitable for submission to a book publisher. Learners who take this course will become informed about the process of writing, publishing, and promoting a book.

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
  • Identify a topic suitable for a new self-help book
  • Create an annotated table of contents for the proposed book
  • Compose two to three sample chapters
  • Integrate the above elements into a potentially saleable book proposal
  • Prepare a market analysis explaining why the proposed book fills a unique niche and why it would be saleable
  • Demonstrate ethical behavior in regard to emerging relevant technologies applicable to psychology
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Comprehensive Examination

PSY 87560 Media Psychology: Writing, Publishing and Promoting a Self-Help Book

Credits : 3

This course guides Learners in the creation of a self-help book proposal, suitable for submission to a book publisher. Learners who take this course will become informed about the process of writing, publishing, and promoting a book.

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
  • Identify a topic suitable for a new self-help book
  • Create an annotated table of contents for the proposed book
  • Compose two to three sample chapters
  • Integrate the above elements into a potentially saleable book proposal
  • Prepare a market analysis explaining why the proposed book fills a unique niche and why it would be saleable
  • Demonstrate ethical behavior in regard to emerging relevant technologies applicable to psychology
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Practicum (Optional)

PSY 87560 Media Psychology: Writing, Publishing and Promoting a Self-Help Book

Credits : 3

This course guides Learners in the creation of a self-help book proposal, suitable for submission to a book publisher. Learners who take this course will become informed about the process of writing, publishing, and promoting a book.

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
  • Identify a topic suitable for a new self-help book
  • Create an annotated table of contents for the proposed book
  • Compose two to three sample chapters
  • Integrate the above elements into a potentially saleable book proposal
  • Prepare a market analysis explaining why the proposed book fills a unique niche and why it would be saleable
  • Demonstrate ethical behavior in regard to emerging relevant technologies applicable to psychology
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Doctoral Project Course Requirements

PSY 87560 Media Psychology: Writing, Publishing and Promoting a Self-Help Book

Credits : 3

This course guides Learners in the creation of a self-help book proposal, suitable for submission to a book publisher. Learners who take this course will become informed about the process of writing, publishing, and promoting a book.

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
  • Identify a topic suitable for a new self-help book
  • Create an annotated table of contents for the proposed book
  • Compose two to three sample chapters
  • Integrate the above elements into a potentially saleable book proposal
  • Prepare a market analysis explaining why the proposed book fills a unique niche and why it would be saleable
  • Demonstrate ethical behavior in regard to emerging relevant technologies applicable to psychology
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Internship (Optional)

PSY 87560 Media Psychology: Writing, Publishing and Promoting a Self-Help Book

Credits : 3

This course guides Learners in the creation of a self-help book proposal, suitable for submission to a book publisher. Learners who take this course will become informed about the process of writing, publishing, and promoting a book.

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
  • Identify a topic suitable for a new self-help book
  • Create an annotated table of contents for the proposed book
  • Compose two to three sample chapters
  • Integrate the above elements into a potentially saleable book proposal
  • Prepare a market analysis explaining why the proposed book fills a unique niche and why it would be saleable
  • Demonstrate ethical behavior in regard to emerging relevant technologies applicable to psychology
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