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Program of Study

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

FIRST YEAR

Course Name

No.

Credits

Assigned Faculty

Fall

Data Analysis in Psychology I

610

3

Goldstein

Cognitive Psychology

512

3

Kounios

Teaching and Consultation: Part I

560

1

Schwartz

Cognitive Neuroscience

812

3

Mirman

 

Winter

Data Analysis in Psychology II

710

3

Goldstein

Master’s Thesis Psych OR Elective (choose from list below)

--

3

--

Programming for Behavioral Scientists

TBA

3

TBA

 

Spring

Data Analysis in Psychology III

711

3

Goldstein

Master’s Thesis Psych OR Elective (choose from list below)

--

3

--

Master’s Thesis Psych OR Elective (choose from list below)

--

3

--

 

SECOND YEAR

Course Name

No.

Credits

Assigned Faculty

Fall

Multilevel Regression

865

3

Mirman

Master’s Thesis Psych OR Elective (choose from list below)

--

3

--

Master’s Thesis Psych OR Elective (choose from list below)

--

3

--

 

Winter

Master’s Thesis Psych OR Elective (choose from list below)

--

3

--

Master’s Thesis Psych OR Elective (choose from list below)

--

3

--

Master’s Thesis Psych OR Elective (choose from list below)

--

3

--

 

Spring

Judgment and Decision-Making

865

3

Sims

Problem-Solving and Creativity

614

3

Kounios

Master’s Thesis Psych OR Elective (choose from list below)

--

3

--

 

Students’ remaining academic coursework after the second year will be determined jointly by student and primary mentor.

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

Advanced Electives – Fall Term

Course Name

No.

Credits

Assigned Faculty

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

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

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

Psychology of Human-Computer Interaction

612

3

TBA

Learning and Memory

865

3

Sims