Ph.D. Counseling Psychology
DOCTORAL PROGRAM (PH.D.) FOR CLASS ENTERING 2004

This Program of Study is to be used by those students entering the doctoral program with a Master's degree in Counseling or a related area.

Required courses must be taken as part of your graduate program to fulfill APA accreditation criteria.

In planning this Program of Studies, you should plan in close collaboration with your faculty advisor. Together, you will review your previous graduate study and arrive at a sound professional training program conforming to the standards established by Boston College and the American Psychological Association.

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Course Number and Title Semester* Grade Credits
(Ph.D.)
T/W**
AREA A: PROFESSIONAL CORE         
Prerequisite        
PY 440 Principles and Techniques of Counseling or equivalent        
PY 640 Group Counseling and Group Theory or equivalent        
Required        
PY 528 Multicultural Issues        
PY 840 Seminar: Professional Issues in Counseling Psychology        
PY 842 Seminar: Counseling Theory        
PY 843 Seminar: Career Development        
PY 844 Seminar: Counseling Supervision        

Select one elective

PY 743 Counseling Families
PY 744 Psychology of Aging
       
AREA B: STATISTICS AND RESEARCH DESIGN        
Prerequisite        
ED 468 Introductory Statistics        
Required        
PY 469 Intermediate Statistics        
PY 667 General Linear Models        
PY 841 Quantitative Research Design and Evaluation in Counseling Psychology        
PY 851 Design of Qualitative Research        
Advanced course in Statistics and Research Design
       
PY 941 Dissertation Seminar in Counseling/Development Psychology        
PY 988 Dissertation Direction        
AREA C: PSYCHOLOGICAL MEASUREMENT        
Required        
PY 464 Intellectual Assessment        
PY 465 Psychological Testing or equivalent        
PY 662 Projective Assessment        
Elective (not required)        
PY 663 Neuropsychological Assessment        
AREA D: PSYCHOLOGICAL FOUNDATIONS        
Prerequisite        
PY 549 Psychopathology or equivalent        
Required        
PS 590 History and Theories of Psychology        
PY 741 Advanced Seminar in Psychopathology        
PY 745 Biological Bases of Behavior        
PY 917 Cognitive-Affective Bases of Behavior        
Select one course in Social Bases of Behavior

PS 540 Advanced Topics: Social Psychology

PS 550 Advanced Topics in Cultural Psychology
PS 551 Seminar in Cultural Context of Development
PY 915 Critical Perspectives: Psychology of Race, Class, and Gender
       
Electives (not required)        
PS 560 Advanced Topics in Development Psychology        
PS 561 Seminar in Social and Emotional Development        
PS 570 Advanced Topics in Cognitive Psychology        
PY 615 Social and Affective Processes across the Life-span        
PY 617 Learning and Cognition        
PY 817 Applied Adolescent and Adult Development        
PY 916 Applied Infant and Child Development        
AREA E: PRACTICUM        
Required        
PY 748 Practicum in Counseling        
PY 646 Internship in Counseling        
PY 746 Internship in Counseling        
PY 846.01 Advanced Pre-Internship Counseling Practicum        
Elective (not required)        
PY 846.02 Advanced Pre-Internship Counseling Practicum        
AREA F: INTERNSHIP IN COUNSELING PSYCHOLOGY        
Required        
PY 849 Doctoral Internship in Counseling Psychology***        
ADDITIONAL COURSES (MA and PhD, not included in above list)        
       
       
       
       
       
Total credits     68  

* Indicate semester and year course was taken or will be taken.
** Enter T or W if course was waived or substituted with another course, attach "Transfer or Waiver Form."
*** All doctoral students must submit documentation on the approved form indicating a minimum of 400 clock hours (200 may be Master's level) of supervised practica prior to entering PY 849.

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