Department of Psychology

University of Mississippi

GENERAL CURRICULUM SEQUENCE FOR CLINICAL GRADUATE STUDENTS

Students take the majority of required courses in their first two academic years. Some courses are offered every year, while others are offered every two years. Those that are usually offered every two years are denoted with an * below.

 

 

 

 

FALL

 

SPRING

 

First Year

 

Statistics

Cognitive Assessment

Learning* OR History and Systems*

Staffing (1hr)

Statistics

Personality Assessment

Abnormal

Issues, Ethics & Interviewing

Second Year Evidence-Based Intervention

Learning* OR History and Systems*

Research Methods

 

Theories of Psychotherapy

Cognitive Psychology*

Developmental*

 

 

Third Year

Physiological Psychology*

Social Cognition*

 

Multicultural*

Elective

 

 

Fourth/Fifth Years

Elective

 

Elective

 

 

In addition to the graded courses above, students typically enroll in thesis/dissertation hours and clinical practicum hours each semester (and thesis/dissertation hours during summer). Students also complete an assessment practicum during the 3rd or 4th year as their schedules allow.

 

Electives (2 elective courses are required)

In addition to the courses above, students must complete 2 additional electives from the following:

Social Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience, Child Psychopathology, Neuropsychological Assessment, Behavioral Assessment, Neural Bases of Learning & Memory, Psychology of Emotion, Teaching of Psychology, Psychopharmacology, Human Memory, and various seminars (eg, ACT, health psychology, couples therapy, disaster psychology, anxiety disorders, scientific writing). Courses that comprise the Gender Studies graduate minor or the African-American Studies Seminar (501) offered by the

 

Additional graduate-level statistics courses through the Pharmacy Department (in pursuit of the Interdisciplinary Graduate Minor in Applied Statistics; https://gradschool.olemiss.edu/gmas/), courses that comprise the Gender Studies graduate minor, or the African-American Studies Seminar (501) offered by the department of African-American Studies can be chosen as electives from other departments