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Master of Science in Psychology Curriculum

This course sequence applies to students entering the MS program in academic year 2013-14 or later. Students who entered in previous years may not be able to follow this sequence exactly.

FIRST YEAR

Course Name

No.

Credits

Assigned Faculty

Fall

Psychopathology

520

3

Geller

Cognitive Psychology

512

3

Kounios

Data Analysis in Psychology I

610

3

Shaw

 

Winter

Data Analysis in Psychology II

710

3

Shaw

Research Methods I

510

3

A. Nezu

Independent Study

865

3

--

 

Spring

Data Analysis in Psychology III

711

3

Shaw

Research Methods II

511

3

A. Nezu

Independent Study

865

3

--

 

SECOND YEAR

Course Name

No.

Credits

Assigned Faculty

Fall

MS Thesis I

898

3

Spiers

Elective *Choose from list below*

--

3

--

Elective *Choose from list below*

--

3

--

 

Winter

Behavior Analysis

624

3

C. Nezu

MS Thesis Research II

898

3

Spiers

Elective *Choose from list below*

--

3

--

 

Spring

MS Thesis III

898

3

Spiers

Elective *Choose from list below*

--

3

--

 

Note: Bold items below denote Restricted elective (i.e., MS students must obtain approval from instructor and mentor to enroll in the course)

Advanced Electives – Fall Term

Course Name

No.

Credits

Assigned Faculty

Multilevel Regression

865

3

Mirman

Neuroanatomy and Behavior

530

3

Schultheis

Pediatric Psychology

822

3

Daly

Biological Basis of Behavior

630

3

DeMatteo

Forensic Assessment

649

3

Heilbrun

Behavioral Stress Management

827

3

A. Nezu

Evidence-based Psychotherapy

815

1

C. Nezu

Social Psychology

518

3

Ward

Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy

820

3

Herbert

Cognitive Neuroscience

812

3

Schultheis

Advanced Electives – Winter Term

Course Name

No.

Credits

Assigned Faculty

Neuroimaging and Physiology of Behavior

865

3

Osipowicz

Advanced CBT

840

3

Forman

Grant Writing

865

3

Lowe

Professional Issues and Ethics

524

3

Bersoff

History and Systems

712

3

Herbert

Evidence-based Psychotherapy

815

1

C. Nezu

Substance Use

823

3

Rubenstein

Neuropsych Case Analysis & Integration

642

3

Sacchetti

Psychological & Intellectual Assessment

522

3

Gallo

Judgment and Decision-Making (ACBS)

865

3

Sims

Programming for Behavioral Scientists

TBA

3

Mirman

Advanced Electives – Spring Term

Course Name

No.

Credits

Assigned Faculty

Neuropsychological Assessment

542

3

Gallo

Advanced Topics in Health Psychology

830

3

Geller

Multicultural Perspectives in Psychology

550

3

Schultheis

Weight and Eating Disorders

828

3

Butryn

Theories of Intervention

722

3

C. Nezu

Evidence-based Psychotherapy

815

1

C. Nezu

Family Therapy

821

3

Daly

Psych of Human-Computer Interaction (ACBS)

612

3

Hewett

Learning and Memory (ACBS)

865

3

Sims

Problem-Solving and Creativity (ACBS)

614

3

Kounios