The Clinical/Counseling Psychology Concentration prepares students to pursue graduate education and careers in clinical and counseling psychology. Students in this concentration complete a set of core courses that focus on the application of psychological principles to personal and interpersonal functioning, assessment, and intervention. In addition to coursework, students are required to complete an internship at an approved facility as part of their capstone experience.

Effective Fall 2016

Students must have a C or better in each of the following: PSY 100PSY 210PSY 250PSY 252; PSY 315, PSY 317 PSY 330; PSY 370, PSY 371, and (PSY 454 and PSY 455) or (PSY 458 and PSY 459). 

Freshman
AUCCCredits
CO 150College Composition (GT-CO2)1A3
CS 110Personal Computing 4
LIFE 102Attributes of Living Systems (GT-SC1)3A4
MATH 117College Algebra in Context I (GT-MA1)1B1
MATH 118College Algebra in Context II (GT-MA1)1B1
MATH 124Logarithmic and Exponential Functions (GT-MA1)1B1
Select one course from the following: 3
Appreciation of Philosophy (GT-AH3)3B 
Logic and Critical Thinking (GT-AH3)3B 
History and Philosophy of Scientific Thought (GT-AH3)3B 
Introduction to Ethics  
Introduction to Formal Logic  
PSY 100General Psychology (GT-SS3)3C3
PSY 192Psychology First-Year Seminar 1
PSY 252Mind, Brain, and Behavior 3
Historical Perspectives3D3
Social and Behavioral Sciences13C3
 Total Credits 30
Sophomore
 
CHEM 107Fundamentals of Chemistry (GT-SC2)3A4
CHEM 108Fundamentals of Chemistry Laboratory (GT-SC1)3A1
PSY 210Psychology of the Individual in Context 3
PSY 250Research Methods in Psychology 4
PSY 320Abnormal Psychology 3
SPCM 200Public Speaking 3
Arts and Humanities3B6
Global and Cultural Awareness3E3
Electives 3
 Total Credits 30
Junior
 
CO 300Writing Arguments (GT-CO3)23
PSY 310Basic Counseling Skills 3
PSY 311BBasic Counseling Skills Laboratory: Non-CACI 2
PSY 370Psychological Measurement and Testing4B3
PSY 371Psychological Measurement and Testing Laboratory4A1
Select 6 credits from the following: 6
Psychology of Religion  
Psychology of Personality  
Psychology of Women  
Forensic Psychology  
Infectious Diseases and Substance Use  
Psychology of Gender  
Cognitive Psychology  
Child Exceptionality and Psychopathology  
Adolescent Psychology  
Seminar: Counseling/Clinical Psychology  
Independent Study: Counseling/Clinical Psychology  
Group Study: Counseling/Clinical Psychology  
Research: Counseling/Clinical Psychology  
Thesis: Counseling/Clinical Psychology  
STAT 311Statistics for Behavioral Sciences I 3
STAT 312Statistics for Behavioral Sciences II 3
Electives 6
 Total Credits 30
Senior
 
BMS 300Principles of Human Physiology 4
PSY 315Social Psychology4B3
PSY 317Social Psychology Laboratory4A2
PSY 330Clinical and Counseling Psychology4C3
PSY 401History and Systems of Psychology 3
Select one group of courses from the following: 5
Group A:
  
Biological Psychology4B 
Biological Psychology Laboratory4A 
Group B:
  
Cognitive Neuroscience4B 
Cognitive Neuroscience Laboratory4A 
PSY 4882Field Placement4C1-3
Electives4 7-9
 Total Credits 28-32
 Program Total Credits: 120
1

Select from the list of courses in category 3C of the AUCC except HONR 492 or any PSY course.

2

Maximum of 12 credits allowed toward graduation for any combination of PSY 295, PSY 296, PSY 384, PSY 486, PSY 488, PSY 495, PSY 496, PSY 498, PSY 499.

3

Students may substitute other subtopics with department approval.  

4

Select enough elective credits to bring the program total to a minimum of 120 credits, of which at least 42 must be upper-division (300- to 400-level).

Distinctive Requirements for Degree ProgramStudents must have a C or better in each of the following: PSY 100; PSY 210; PSY 250; PSY 252; PSY 315; PSY 317PSY 330; PSY 370, PSY 371, and (PSY 454 and PSY 455) or (PSY 458 and PSY 459).
 

Freshman
Semester 1CriticalRecommendedAUCCCredits
CO 150College Composition (GT-CO2) X1A3
CS 110Personal Computing X 4
MATH 117College Algebra in Context I (GT-MA1)X 1B1
PSY 100General Psychology (GT-SS3)X 3C3
PSY 192Psychology First-Year Seminar   1
Historical Perspectives  3D3
 Total Credits   15
Semester 2CriticalRecommendedAUCCCredits
LIFE 102Attributes of Living Systems (GT-SC1) X3A4
MATH 118College Algebra in Context II (GT-MA1)X 1B1
MATH 124Logarithmic and Exponential Functions (GT-MA1)X 1B1
Select one course from the following:   3
Appreciation of Philosophy (GT-AH3) X3B 
Logic and Critical Thinking (GT-AH3) X3B 
History and Philosophy of Scientific Thought (GT-AH3) X3B 
Introduction to Ethics X  
Introduction to Formal Logic X  
PSY 252Mind, Brain, and Behavior X 3
Social and Behavioral Sciences (Except HONR 492 or any PSY course)  3C3
CO 150 must be completed by the end of Semester 2.X   
 Total Credits   15
Sophomore
Semester 3CriticalRecommendedAUCCCredits
CHEM 107Fundamentals of Chemistry (GT-SC2) X3A4
CHEM 108Fundamentals of Chemistry Laboratory (GT-SC1) X3A1
PSY 210Psychology of the Individual in Context X 3
Arts and Humanities  3B3
Global and Cultural Awareness  3E3
Elective   1
 Total Credits   15
Semester 4CriticalRecommendedAUCCCredits
PSY 250Research Methods in PsychologyX  4
PSY 320Abnormal Psychology X 3
SPCM 200Public Speaking   3
Arts and Humanities  3B3
Elective   2
PSY 210 and PSY 252 must be completed by the end of Semester 4.X   
 Total Credits   15
Junior
Semester 5CriticalRecommendedAUCCCredits
CO 300Writing Arguments (GT-CO3) X23
PSY 310Basic Counseling Skills X 3
STAT 311Statistics for Behavioral Sciences IX  3
Select 3 credits from the following:   3
Psychology of Religion    
Psychology of Personality    
Psychology of Women    
Forensic Psychology    
Infectious Diseases and Substance Use    
Psychology of Gender    
Cognitive Psychology    
Child Exceptionality and Psychopathology    
Adolescent Psychology    
Seminar: Counseling/Clinical Psychology    
Independent Study: Counseling/Clinical Psychology    
Group Study: Counseling/Clinical Psychology    
Research: Counseling/Clinical Psychology    
Thesis: Counseling/Clinical Psychology    
Elective   3
PSY 320 must be completed by the end of Semester 5.X   
 Total Credits   15
Semester 6CriticalRecommendedAUCCCredits
PSY 311BBasic Counseling Skills Laboratory: Non-CACIX  2
PSY 370Psychological Measurement and Testing  4B3
PSY 371Psychological Measurement and Testing Laboratory  4A1
Select 3 credits from the following (not taken previously):   3
Psychology of Religion    
Psychology of Personality    
Psychology of Women    
Forensic Psychology    
Infectious Diseases and Substance Use    
Psychology of Gender    
Cognitive Psychology    
Child Exceptionality and Psychopathology    
Adolescent Psychology    
Seminar: Counseling/Clinical Psychology    
Independent Study: Counseling/Clinical Psychology    
Group Study: Counseling/Clinical Psychology    
Research: Counseling/Clinical Psychology    
Thesis: Counseling/Clinical Psychology    
STAT 312Statistics for Behavioral Sciences II   3
Elective   3
CHEM 107 and CHEM 108; LIFE 102; and PSY 310 must be completed by the end of Semester 6. X   
 Total Credits   15
Senior
Semester 7CriticalRecommendedAUCCCredits
BMS 300Principles of Human PhysiologyX  4
PSY 315Social Psychology  4B3
PSY 317Social Psychology Laboratory  4A2
PSY 330Clinical and Counseling PsychologyX 4C3
Elective   3
 Total Credits   15
Semester 8CriticalRecommendedAUCCCredits
PSY 401History and Systems of PsychologyX  3
Select one group from the following:X  5
Group A:
    
Biological Psychology  4B 
Biological Psychology Laboratory  4A 
Group B:
    
Cognitive Neuroscience  4B 
Cognitive Neuroscience Laboratory  4A 
PSY 488Field PlacementX 4C1-3
ElectivesX  4-6
The benchmark courses for the 8th semester are the remaining courses in the entire program of study.X   
 Total Credits   13-17
 Program Total Credits:   120