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School Psychology Sample Curriculum

Post-baccalaureate: Students will earn in MA in Psychology upon completion of 45 credit hours and other degree requirements for the General/Theoretical concentration. Students must then complete an additional 23 credits for certification as a school psychologist.

Post-masters: Students will complete a minimum of 30 graduate credits. The applicability of prior graduate course work will be evaluated by the director of the School Psychology Certification Program.

All Students are required to complete a 1,200 Internship before completion of the program.

PROGRAM OF STUDIES

I. HUMAN BEHAVIOR AND DEVELOPMENT
Total: (15 credits)

II. NATURE & PSYCHOLOGY OF EXCEPTIONALITY
Total: (9 credits)

Psy 506 Physiological Psychology

Psy 532 Child Psychopathology

Psy 514 Human Development

Sed 507 Char. & Rem. Strat.- Mildly Impaired

Psy 517 Personality Psychology

Sed 511 Curr. Adapt. for Special Needs Learner

Psy 521 Social Psychology

 

Psy 523 Contemporary Learning Theories

 

III. ASSESSMENT PRINCIPLES AND TECHNIQUES
Total: (12 credits)

IV. INTERVENTION PRINCIPLES AND TECHNIQUES
Total: (12 credits)

Psy 561 Intro to Psych Testing

Coun 518 Applied Practice I

Psy 562 Individual Intelligence Testing

Psy 585 Family-School Interventions

Psy 563 Assessment of Learning

Sed 539 Behavioral Management Approaches

Psy 581 Socio-Emotional Assess of Chldrn & Adol

Coun 532 Multicultural Issues for Counseling

V. SCHOOL PSYCHOLOGY PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE
Total: (11 credits)

VI. CURRICULUM AND ORGANIZATION IN EDUCATION
Total: (3 credits)

Psy 551 School Psychology Law & Ethics

Psy 547 Intro to School Psychology

Psy 552 School Based Consultation Methods

 

Psy 549A Practicum 3 credits

 

Psy 549B Internship (2 credits)

 

 

VII. RESEARCH AND STATISTICS
Total: (6 credits)

 

Psy 503 Research Methodology & Statistics

Psy 504 Research Methodology & Statistics

Psy 555 Professional Contribution (0 credits)