S.S.P. School Psychology

Common Courses (63 Credits)

Courses that are common to all emphases may be applied to all. At least 63 hours are required for the degree.

Required Core Courses
COUN 5353Personality and Counseling Theory Application3
PSYC 5300Behavioral Statistics3
PSYC 5301Research Methods3
PSYC 5304Human Development3
PSYC 5360Foundations of School Psychology3
PSYC 5381Assessment and Evaluation Fundamentals3
Educational Psychology Required Courses
PSYC 5302Social Psychological Processes3
PSYC 5303Theories of Learning3
PSYC 5391Psychology Practicum I: Field Experience3
PSYC 5311Culture, Minority and Gender Issues3
PSYC 5314Assessment Intelligence and Achievement3
PSYC 5315Physiological Psychology3
PSYC 5380Personality Social Assessment3
PSYC 5382Behavior Management and Therapy3
PSYC 5383Consultation and Supervision3
PSYC 5384Psychology Internship I3
PSYC 5385Psychology Internship II3
COUN 5357Methods and Practices in Counseling3
COUN 5358Counseling Perspective on Psychopathology3
EDUC 5338Curriculum Design and Implementation3
EDLD 5310Special Educational Law3
Emphasis Requirement (See Below)0 - 6
Total Semester Credit Hours63-69

Without Thesis

Educational Psychology Required Courses
PSYC 5090Psychology Comprehensive Examination0

With Thesis

Educational Psychology Required Courses
PSYC 5198Psychology Thesis (1)3
PSYC 5198Psychology Thesis (2)3

Course Information and Schedule

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Program Entry Requirements

Students will be admitted into the Specialist in School Psychology program by the faculty once the application criteria are met. To be accepted into the Specialist in School Psychology program, students must:

  • Programs of Psychology and Counseling Department Application
  • Timely submission of admission materials (as listed in current handbook)
  • Submitted GRE test scores

Program Level Student Learning Outcomes

  1. Make data-based decisions.
  2. Collaborate and consult.
  3. Intervene in academic skills.
  4. Provide mental health services.
  5. Promote school-wide learning.
  6. Provide preventive and responsive services.
  7. Provide family-school collaborative services.
  8. Support diversity in development and learning.