Sample KCU PsyD Program Curriculum

First Year

Summer Block            Hours
PsyD 104            Psychopathology 2
PsyD 107 Ethical & Professional Issues in Psychology 2
PsyD 110 Intelligence Testing 2.5
PsyD 120 Tests & Measurements I 2
PsyD 156 Psychological Assessment Seminar I 0.5
Total 9
Fall Block
PsyD 132 Statistics I 2
PsyD 130 Research Methodology I 2
PsyD 135 Personality Testing 2.5
PsyD 140 Psychological Development I: Infancy to Childhood 2
PsyD 157 Psychological Assessment Seminar II 0.5
Total 9
Winter Block
PsyD 133 Statistics II 2
PsyD 151 Research Methodology II 2
PsyD 141 Psychological Development II: Adolescents and Adults 2
PsyD 112 History & Systems 2
PsyD 205 Social & Cultural Bases of Behavior 2
Total 10
Spring Block
PsyD 121 Tests & Measurements II 2
PsyD 142 Psychological Development III: Older Adults 2
PsyD 162 Clinical Appraisal & Interviewing 2
PsyD 166 Psychological Psychology 2
PsyD 168 Cognitive-Affective Bases of Behavior I 2
Total 10

Year 2

Summer Block            Hours
PsyD 202 Development of Racial and Ethnic Identity       2
PsyD 205 Theories of Counseling 2
PsyD 215 Cognitive-Affective Bases of Behavior II 2
PsyD 221 Diagnostic Practicum I (Optional) 0.5
Total 6-6.5
Fall Block
PsyD 230 Psychoanalytic Modules 2
PsyD 234 CBT 2
PsyD 240 Racism, Oppression and Social Justices 2
PsyD 222 Diagnostic Practicum 0.5
Total 6.5
Winter Block
PsyD 243 Behavioral Therapies Seminar 2.5
PsyD 247 Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgendered Issues 1.5
PsyD 251 Systems Modules, Group Dynamics and Interventions 2
PsyD 223 Diagnostic Practicum III 0.5
Total 6.5
Spring Block
PsyD 264 Culturally Competent Psychotherapy 2
PsyD 266 Health Psychology 2
PsyD 276 Clinical Neuropsychology 2
PsyD 224 Diagnostic Practicum IV 0.5
Total 6.5

Year 3

Summer Block            Hours
PsyD 301 Supervision 2
PsyD 339 Psychopharmacology 2
PsyD 315 Psychopathology of Older Adults 2
PsyD 325 Therapy Practicum I (Optional) 0.5
Total 6-6.5
Fall Block
PsyD 334 Cases in Behavioral Analysis I 2
PsyD 350 Integrated Health Care 2
PsyD 352 Medical Illnesses in Late Life 2
PsyD 326 Therapy Practicum II 0.5
Total 6.5
Winter Block
PsyD 337 Cases in Behavioral Analysis 2
PsyD 355 Consultation 2
PsyD 361 Neuroscience of Older Adults 2
PsyD 27 Therapy Practicum III 0.5
Total 6.5
Spring Block
PsyD 366 Behavioral and Functional Changes in Older Adults 2
PsyD 369 Geropsychological Assessment 2.5
PsyD 373 Advocacy & Social Policy for Older Adults 2
PsyD 328 Therapy Practicum IV 0.5
Total 7

Year 4

Summer Block            Hours
PsyD 401 Diversity in Older Adults 2
PsyD 420 Advanced Practicum I (Optional) 0.5
PsyD 440 Dissertation I 4.5
Total 6.5-7
Fall Block
PsyD 405 Lesbian, Gay Bisexual and Transgendered Issues in Older Adults 2
PsyD 421 Advanced Practicum II 0.5
PsyD 441 Dissertation II 4.5
Total 7
Winter Block
PsyD 408 Geropsychological Intervention 2
PsyD 422 Advanced Practicum III 0.5
PsyD 442 Dissertation III 4.5
Total 7
Spring Block
PsyD 415 Geropsychological Integrated Health Care & Consultation 2
PsyD 423 Advanced Practicum IV 0.5
PsyD 443 Dissertation IV 4.5
Total 7

Year 5

Summer Block            Hours
PsyD 501 Internship I   1
PsyD 450 Dissertation Continuation I (Optional) 4.5
Total 1-5.5
Fall Block
PsyD 501 Internship II 1
PsyD 451 Dissertation Continuation II (Optional) 4.5
Total 1-5.5
Winter Block
PsyD 503 Internship III 1
PsyD 452 Dissertation Continuation III (Optional) 4.5
Total 1-5.5
Spring Block
PsyD 504 Internship IV 1
PsyD 453 Dissertation Continuation IV (Optional) 4.5
Total 1-5.5