Clinical Psychology Curriculum

Clinical Psychology Program Track
The program requires a total of 53 hours of graduate level course work. The program is designed for full-time students to graduate in two calendar years (Fall admission). Part-time students are not admitted to the program.

Required courses: 44 credit hours

Psy548 – Human Neuropsychology (3hrs)

Psy650 – Advanced General Psychology (3hrs)

Psy651 – Advanced Research Methods: Statistics (4hrs)

Psy652 – Advanced Research Methods: Design and Communication (3hrs)

Psy661 – Assessment I (4hrs)

Psy662 – Personality Assessment (3hrs)

Psy671 – Advanced Psychopathology (3 hrs)

Psy672 – Evidence-based Psychotherapy I (3 hrs)

Psy675 – Cognitive and Behavioral Interventions (3 hrs)

Psy677 – Group Psychotherapy (3 hrs)

Psy680 – Directed Study (3hrs) (requires Instructor permission to register)

Psy599 – Pre-thesis (3hrs) (requires Instructor permission to register)

Psy699 – Thesis (6 hrs) (requires Instructor permission to register)

Electives: 9 credit hours of graduate level courses

Note: For those who will seek licensure, 6 credit hours of Practicum (Psy 686) should be used as electives (for students to acquire 500 hours total of Practicum). Please see handbook for description of Practicum experiences and requirements.




Copyright by Western Carolina University      •      Cullowhee, NC 28723      •      828.227.7211      •      Contact WCU
Maintained by the Office of Web Services      •      Directions      •      Campus Map      •      Emergency Information      •      Text-Only

Office of Web Services