Course Requirements

Psychology Graduate Program


 
Year Semester Course number Course name

 
Year I Fall PSYC 910 Research Design I: Experiments
    Area Course 1 see Psychology Graduate Program - Area Requirements
    PSYC 913-918 Area Research Seminar
  Spring PSYC 911 Research Design II: Research Studies
    Breadth Course 1 see Note 1 below
    PSYC 913-918 Area Research Seminar
  Summer PSYC 824 Research Issues in Psychology
  PSYC 895
M.A. Thesis Proposal

 
Year II Fall Area Course 2 see Psychology Graduate Program - Area Requirements
    PSYC 913-918 Area Research Seminar
  Spring Breadth Course 2 see Note 1 below
    PSYC 913-918 Area Research Seminar
  Summer PSYC 898 M.A. Thesis

 
Year III Fall Area Course 3 see Psychology Graduate Program - Area Requirements and Note 2 below
    PSYC 913-918 Area Research Seminar
  Spring Area Course 4 see Psychology Graduate Program - Area Requirements and Note 2 below
    PSYC 913-918 Area Research Seminar
  Summer PSYC 991 Research Comprehensive Examination #1 (see Note 2 below)

 
Year IV Fall PSYC 896 Ph.D. Thesis Proposal
    PSYC 913-918 Area Research Seminar
  Spring PSYC 992 Research Comprehensive Examination #2 (see Note 2 below)
    PSYC 913-918 Area Research Seminar
  Summer PSYC 993 Research Comprehensive Examination #3 (see Note 2 below)
    PSYC 899 Ph.D. Thesis

 

Note 1. Breadth courses are content courses outside a student's research area.

Note 2. It is expected that course requirements and comprehensive exams will be completed within the first two years of the Ph.D. program.