PROGRAM COURSE REQUIREMENTS

SCHOOL PSYCHOLOGIST

MASTER OF SCIENCE IN PSYCHOLOGY WITH A CONCENTRATION IN SCHOOL PYSCHOLOGY                                                                                   

                                                                                                                        HOURS

PSY            685            Behavior Therapy…………………………………………………3

PSY            810            Developmental Psychology I……………………………………...3

PSY            820            Advanced Learning and Motivation………………………………3

PSY            830            Professional Ethics in Psychology………………………………...3

PSY            840            Appraisal of Children……………………………………………...5

PSY            845            Experimental Methods……………………………………………..3

PSY            850            Inferential Statistics………………………………………………..3

PSY            880            Methods in School Psychology…………………………………....3

PSY            881            Observation in School Psychology………………………………..1

                        Electives…………………………………………………………...3

Electives to be approved by School Psychology Director.  In some programs, the electives may have to include 900-level courses.

            TOTAL………………………………………………………………….30

 

EDUCATION SPECIALIST’S DEGREE WITH EMPHASIS IN SCHOOL PSYCHOLOGY                                                                                               

                                                                                                                        HOURS

SPED            801            Legal/Professional Issues in Special Education OR

EAC            850            School Law………………………………………………………..3

SPED            802            Theories of Exceptionalities………………………………………4

SPED            811            Characteristics of Early Childhood Special Education OR

SPED            812            Curriculum/Early Childhood Special Education……..…………..3

PSY            981            Psychological Consultation in Schools……………….………….3

 

EAC            858            Educational Issues OR

EAC            800            History of American Education OR

EAC            801            Educational Sociology……………………………………………3

PSY            984            Practicum in School Psychology………………………………….9

PSY             999            Field Study (Thesis)………………………………………………6

                        Electives………………………………………………………….5-6

Electives to be approved by School Psychology Director.  In some programs, the electives may have to include 900-level courses.

            TOTAL………………………………………………………………….36

Note:  A student who has completed coursework required for the Specialist degree program with a major in school psychology prior to admission to the program will be required to take alternate coursework.

 For more information, contact Dr. Joseph Engler, Dept of Psychology, 785-628-5862.