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School Psychology Sample Degree Plan

Required Coursework in School Psychology: Sample Degree Plan and Course Sequence
(This is a sample to provide a general idea of the courses offered in our program. Actual courses and sequencing may vary. Current students should consult with their graduate advisor).


First Fall Semester  

SPSY 5385 Ethics, Standards and Procedures in Professional School Psychology
SPSY 5300 Interviewing, Counseling, and Consulting in School Psychology

SPSY 5378 (SPSY 5388 starting Fall 2014) Advanced Statistics and Psychometrics for School Psychologists

SPSY 5376 Psychoeducational Assessment

First Spring Semester    

SPSY 5377 Social, Emotional and Behavioral Assessment

COUN 5307 Counseling and Personality: Current Theories
PSY 5392 Program Evaluation
SPSY 5389 Practicum (Clinic)

First Summer    

SPSY 5380 Individual and Group Counseling Techniques for School Psychologists

SPSY 5394 Psychosocial and Cultural Aspects of Instruction and Remediation

PSY 5370 Psychology of Learning


Second Fall Semester

SPSY 5389 Practicum in School Psychology (School-based)

SPSY 5387 Data Based Decision Making

SPSY 5386 Consultation and Professional Issues in School Psychology

SPED 5375 Classroom and Behavior Management Strategies for Students with Disabilities

Second Spring Semester    

SPSY 5389 Practicum in School Psychology (School-based)

SPSY 5379 Child and Adolescent Psychopathology: Advanced Assessment and Interviews

SPSY 5398 Alternative Evaluation, Intervention, & Student Outcomes 

SPSY 5396 Biological Bases of Behavior

Second Summer    

Elective 1
Elective 2

Third Fall Semester    

SPSY 6301 Professional Internship in School Psychology (6601 starting Fall 2015)

Third Spring Semester    

SPSY 6302 Professional Internship in School Psychology (6602 starting Fall 2015)