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 33 credit hours of required core courses, and 18 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 87561 Interpersonal Conflict in the Workplace

Credits : 3

Conflict is a natural occurrence personal and professional relationships and having the ability to analyze conflict on a personal level translates to people learning skills needed to work with individuals in work settings. The focus of this class will be on understanding how people perceive conflict, recognizing why having different goals and interests create conflict, analyzing the structure of conflict, assessing conflict styles and identifying the components of conflict all of which can help a person navigate personal and professional relationships. Additionally, specific attention will be given to professional conflicts and how to negotiate and utilize third-party interventions to help individuals and management resolve arguments and altercations.

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
  • Assess workplace conflict
  • Analyze the structure of conflict
  • Formulate interventions to resolve workplace conflict
  • Evaluate the dynamics of personality disorders in workplace conflict
  • Synthesize concepts of reptilian logic and response in the analysis of workplace conflict
  • Demonstrate ethical behavior in regard to emerging relevant technologies applicable to psychology
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Elective Courses

PSY 87561 Interpersonal Conflict in the Workplace

Credits : 3

Conflict is a natural occurrence personal and professional relationships and having the ability to analyze conflict on a personal level translates to people learning skills needed to work with individuals in work settings. The focus of this class will be on understanding how people perceive conflict, recognizing why having different goals and interests create conflict, analyzing the structure of conflict, assessing conflict styles and identifying the components of conflict all of which can help a person navigate personal and professional relationships. Additionally, specific attention will be given to professional conflicts and how to negotiate and utilize third-party interventions to help individuals and management resolve arguments and altercations.

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
  • Assess workplace conflict
  • Analyze the structure of conflict
  • Formulate interventions to resolve workplace conflict
  • Evaluate the dynamics of personality disorders in workplace conflict
  • Synthesize concepts of reptilian logic and response in the analysis of workplace conflict
  • Demonstrate ethical behavior in regard to emerging relevant technologies applicable to psychology
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Comprehensive Examination

PSY 87561 Interpersonal Conflict in the Workplace

Credits : 3

Conflict is a natural occurrence personal and professional relationships and having the ability to analyze conflict on a personal level translates to people learning skills needed to work with individuals in work settings. The focus of this class will be on understanding how people perceive conflict, recognizing why having different goals and interests create conflict, analyzing the structure of conflict, assessing conflict styles and identifying the components of conflict all of which can help a person navigate personal and professional relationships. Additionally, specific attention will be given to professional conflicts and how to negotiate and utilize third-party interventions to help individuals and management resolve arguments and altercations.

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
  • Assess workplace conflict
  • Analyze the structure of conflict
  • Formulate interventions to resolve workplace conflict
  • Evaluate the dynamics of personality disorders in workplace conflict
  • Synthesize concepts of reptilian logic and response in the analysis of workplace conflict
  • Demonstrate ethical behavior in regard to emerging relevant technologies applicable to psychology
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Doctoral Project Course Requirements

PSY 87561 Interpersonal Conflict in the Workplace

Credits : 3

Conflict is a natural occurrence personal and professional relationships and having the ability to analyze conflict on a personal level translates to people learning skills needed to work with individuals in work settings. The focus of this class will be on understanding how people perceive conflict, recognizing why having different goals and interests create conflict, analyzing the structure of conflict, assessing conflict styles and identifying the components of conflict all of which can help a person navigate personal and professional relationships. Additionally, specific attention will be given to professional conflicts and how to negotiate and utilize third-party interventions to help individuals and management resolve arguments and altercations.

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
  • Assess workplace conflict
  • Analyze the structure of conflict
  • Formulate interventions to resolve workplace conflict
  • Evaluate the dynamics of personality disorders in workplace conflict
  • Synthesize concepts of reptilian logic and response in the analysis of workplace conflict
  • Demonstrate ethical behavior in regard to emerging relevant technologies applicable to psychology
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Internship (Optional)

PSY 87561 Interpersonal Conflict in the Workplace

Credits : 3

Conflict is a natural occurrence personal and professional relationships and having the ability to analyze conflict on a personal level translates to people learning skills needed to work with individuals in work settings. The focus of this class will be on understanding how people perceive conflict, recognizing why having different goals and interests create conflict, analyzing the structure of conflict, assessing conflict styles and identifying the components of conflict all of which can help a person navigate personal and professional relationships. Additionally, specific attention will be given to professional conflicts and how to negotiate and utilize third-party interventions to help individuals and management resolve arguments and altercations.

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
  • Assess workplace conflict
  • Analyze the structure of conflict
  • Formulate interventions to resolve workplace conflict
  • Evaluate the dynamics of personality disorders in workplace conflict
  • Synthesize concepts of reptilian logic and response in the analysis of workplace conflict
  • Demonstrate ethical behavior in regard to emerging relevant technologies applicable to psychology
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