Department of Psychology

Department of

Psychology

Department of

Psychology

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GRADUATE STUDIES

Graduate Student Handbook: Degree Requirements - Doctor of Philosophy

The requirements for the program are: PSYC-999, the Comprehensive Examination required by the specific program, and:

Clinical

Students take PSYC-989*, PSYC-990*, PSYC-991*, PSYC-992* and PSYC-993; and at least one of PSYC-951*, PSYC-952*, PSYC-974* or PSYC-957*; and one of PSYC-878* or PSYC-910*. Students take three additional half courses from those offered in the Department or, with permission of the Chair of the Clinical program and the Departmental Coordinator of Graduate Studies, from courses offered in other departments.

Cognitive Neuroscience

The doctoral program in Cognitive Neuroscience may be completed in two years of study by students with a master's degree in psychology. Typically, however, students require more time to complete the doctoral program.

The requirements for the program are: PSYC-999, two of PSYC-811*, PSYC-812*, PSYC-907*, and PSYC-908* and the Comprehensive Examination. Graduate students in the Cognitive Neuroscience program are encouraged to participate in the Cognitive Neuroscience Research Seminar even after completing PSYC-811*,PSYC-812*, PSYC-907*, and PSYC-908* for as long as they are registered full time in the program.

Developmental

One of the following: PSYC-841*, PSYC-851*, PSYC-852*.

Two of the following: PSYC-842*, PSYC-843*, PSYC-853*, PSYC-854*, PSYC-855*, PSYC-856*, PSYC-857*, PSYC-859*.

Social-Personality

Ph.D. students take either PSYC-940* or PSYC-941* (normally in the first year of the program); one course from PSYC-846*, PSYC-942*, PSYC-943*, PSYC-944*, PSYC-945*, PSYC-946*, PSYC-947*, PSYC-948*, PSYC-979*, PSYC-980*, PSYC-981*, and PSYC-982*; and two additional courses either from the list or selected in consultation with the student's supervisor and the Program Chair.

Social-Personality Ph.D. students who do not have a Master's degree in Social Psychology take either PSYC-940* or PSYC-941* (normally in the first year of the program) and three courses from PSYC-846*, PSYC-942*, PSYC-943*, PSYC-944*, PSYC-945*, PSYC-946*, PSYC-947*, PSYC-948*, PSYC-979*,PSYC-980 *, PSYC-981*, and PSYC-982*