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 2017

Students must have a C or better in each of the following courses: PSY 100, PSY 192, PSY 210, PSY 250, PSY 252, PSY 330, PSY 350, and the three lecture-lab pairs in psychology.

Maximum of 12 credits allowed toward graduation for any combination of PSY 295PSY 296,  PSY 384PSY 484,  PSY 486PSY 487PSY 488, PSY 495A-F, PSY 496A-F, PSY498A-F, PSY 499A-F.

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
PSY 100General Psychology (GT-SS3)3C3
PSY 192Psychology First-Year Seminar 1
PSY 210Psychology of the Individual in Context 3
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  
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 250Research Design and Analysis I 3
PSY 252Mind, Brain, and Behavior 3
PSY 320Abnormal Psychology 3
SPCM 200Public Speaking 3
Select one course from the following: 3
Introduction to Statistical Methods  
Introduction to Biostatistics  
Statistics for Behavioral Sciences I  
Statistics for Engineers and Scientists  
Arts and Humanities3B6
Global and Cultural Awareness3E3
Elective 1
 Total Credits 30
Junior
 
CO 300Writing Arguments (GT-CO3)23
PSY 310Basic Counseling Skills 3
PSY 311BBasic Counseling Skills Laboratory: Non-CACI 2
PSY 330Clinical and Counseling Psychology4C3
PSY 350Research Design and Analysis II 3
PSY 3702Psychological Measurement and Testing4B3
PSY 3712Psychological Measurement and Testing Lab4A1
Electives 12
 Total Credits 30
Senior
 
BMS 300Principles of Human Physiology 4
PSY 3152Social Psychology4B3
PSY 3172Social Psychology Laboratory4A2
PSY 488Field Placement4C3
Select one group of courses from the following:2 5
Group A:
  
Biological Psychology4B 
Biological Psychology Laboratory4A 
Group B:
  
Cognitive Neuroscience4B 
Cognitive Neuroscience Laboratory4A 
Select six credits from the following: 6
Psychology of Religion  
Psychology of Personality  
Psychology of Women  
Forensic Psychology  
Infectious Diseases and Substance Use  
History and Systems of Psychology  
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  
Electives4 7
 Total Credits 30
 Program Total Credits: 120
1

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

2

Students should select a total of three lecture/lab pairs of courses over the junior and senior years. Two pairs are necessary to satisfy AUCC Cat 4A and 4B requirements.

3

Students may substitute other subtopics with department approval.  

4

Select enough elective credits to bring the program 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 courses: PSY 100, PSY 192, PSY 210, PSY 250, PSY 252, PSY 330, PSY 350, and the three lecture-lab pairs in psychology.

Maximum of 12 credits allowed toward graduation for any combination of PSY 295PSY 296,  PSY 384PSY 484,  PSY 486PSY 487PSY 488, PSY 495A-F, PSY 496A-F, PSY498A-F, PSY 499A-F.

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) X3C3
PSY 192Psychology First-Year Seminar X 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
PSY 210Psychology of the Individual in Context X 3
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    
Social and Behavioral Sciences (Except HONR 492 or any PSY course)  3C3
CO 150 and PSY 100 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 250Research Design and Analysis I X 3
PSY 320Abnormal Psychology X 3
Select one course from the following: X 3
Introduction to Statistical Methods    
Introduction to Biostatistics    
Statistics for Behavioral Sciences I    
Statistics for Engineers and Scientists    
Elective   1
 Total Credits   15
Semester 4CriticalRecommendedAUCCCredits
PSY 252Mind, Brain, and BehaviorX  3
SPCM 200Public Speaking X 3
Arts and Humanities  3B6
Global and Cultural Awareness   3E3
PSY 210, PSY 250, PSY 252, and STAT requirement 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
PSY 311BBasic Counseling Skills Laboratory: Non-CACI   2
PSY 350Research Design and Analysis II   3
Electives   4
 Total Credits   15
Semester 6CriticalRecommendedAUCCCredits
PSY 330Clinical and Counseling PsychologyX 4C3
PSY 370Psychological Measurement and Testing X4B3
PSY 371Psychological Measurement and Testing Lab X4A1
Electives   8
CHEM 107, CHEM 108, LIFE 102, PSY 310, PSY 330, and PSY 350 must be completed by the end of Semester 6. X   
 Total Credits   15
Senior
Semester 7CriticalRecommendedAUCCCredits
BMS 300Principles of Human Physiology   4
PSY 315Social Psychology  4B3
PSY 317Social Psychology Laboratory  4A2
PSY 488Field Placement  4C3
Electives   3
 Total Credits   15
Semester 8CriticalRecommendedAUCCCredits
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 
Select six credits from the following:X  6
Psychology of Religion    
Psychology of Personality    
Psychology of Women    
Forensic Psychology    
Infectious Diseases and Substance Use    
History and Systems of Psychology    
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    
ElectivesX  4
The benchmark courses for the 8th semester are the remaining courses in the entire program of study.X   
 Total Credits   15
 Program Total Credits:   120