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 87701 Physiological Psychology

Credits : 3

This course explains how the human organism behaves from a physiological perspective, including neural functions, the effects of drugs, sensory motor systems, biological rhythms, attention, and motivation.

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 the fundamental concepts of physiological psychology
  • Evaluate the importance of research and knowledge in physiological psychology
  • Synthesize the findings of physiological psychology with other aspects of psychology
  • Compare psychological activities and conditions to their underlying physiological psychological bases
  • Demonstrate ethical behavior in regard to emerging relevant technologies applicable to psychology
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Elective Courses

PSY 87701 Physiological Psychology

Credits : 3

This course explains how the human organism behaves from a physiological perspective, including neural functions, the effects of drugs, sensory motor systems, biological rhythms, attention, and motivation.

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 the fundamental concepts of physiological psychology
  • Evaluate the importance of research and knowledge in physiological psychology
  • Synthesize the findings of physiological psychology with other aspects of psychology
  • Compare psychological activities and conditions to their underlying physiological psychological bases
  • Demonstrate ethical behavior in regard to emerging relevant technologies applicable to psychology
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Comprehensive Examination

PSY 87701 Physiological Psychology

Credits : 3

This course explains how the human organism behaves from a physiological perspective, including neural functions, the effects of drugs, sensory motor systems, biological rhythms, attention, and motivation.

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 the fundamental concepts of physiological psychology
  • Evaluate the importance of research and knowledge in physiological psychology
  • Synthesize the findings of physiological psychology with other aspects of psychology
  • Compare psychological activities and conditions to their underlying physiological psychological bases
  • Demonstrate ethical behavior in regard to emerging relevant technologies applicable to psychology
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Practicum (Optional)

PSY 87701 Physiological Psychology

Credits : 3

This course explains how the human organism behaves from a physiological perspective, including neural functions, the effects of drugs, sensory motor systems, biological rhythms, attention, and motivation.

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 the fundamental concepts of physiological psychology
  • Evaluate the importance of research and knowledge in physiological psychology
  • Synthesize the findings of physiological psychology with other aspects of psychology
  • Compare psychological activities and conditions to their underlying physiological psychological bases
  • Demonstrate ethical behavior in regard to emerging relevant technologies applicable to psychology
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Doctoral Project Course Requirements

PSY 87701 Physiological Psychology

Credits : 3

This course explains how the human organism behaves from a physiological perspective, including neural functions, the effects of drugs, sensory motor systems, biological rhythms, attention, and motivation.

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 the fundamental concepts of physiological psychology
  • Evaluate the importance of research and knowledge in physiological psychology
  • Synthesize the findings of physiological psychology with other aspects of psychology
  • Compare psychological activities and conditions to their underlying physiological psychological bases
  • Demonstrate ethical behavior in regard to emerging relevant technologies applicable to psychology
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Internship (Optional)

PSY 87701 Physiological Psychology

Credits : 3

This course explains how the human organism behaves from a physiological perspective, including neural functions, the effects of drugs, sensory motor systems, biological rhythms, attention, and motivation.

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 the fundamental concepts of physiological psychology
  • Evaluate the importance of research and knowledge in physiological psychology
  • Synthesize the findings of physiological psychology with other aspects of psychology
  • Compare psychological activities and conditions to their underlying physiological psychological bases
  • Demonstrate ethical behavior in regard to emerging relevant technologies applicable to psychology
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