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Curriculum Requirements

A. CORE COURSES - 6 Hours

  1. PSYC 520: Research Design and Inference I (3)
  2. PSYC 521: Research Design and Inference II (3)

B. CONCENTRATION - 24 Hours (7-course sequence)

  1. PSYC 514: Advanced Biopsychology (3)
  2. PSYC 531: Advanced Psychopathology (3 credit hours)
  3. PSYC 537b: Counseling and Psychotherapy (3 credit hours)
  4. PSYC 538: Contemporary Use of Groups in Therapy (3 credit hours)
  5. PSYC 541b: Cognitive Assessment of the Adult (3 credit hours)
  6. PSYC 543b: Personality Assessment of the Adult (3 credit hours)
  7. PSYC 535: Cognitive Behavioral Psychotherapy (3 credit hours)

C. REQUIRED COURSES - 6 Hours

  1. PSYC 523: Practicum in Clinical Adult Psychology (3 credit hours)
  2. PSYC 523: Practicum in Clinical Adult Psychology (3 credit hours)

D. Thesis - 3 Hours Required

  1. PSYC 599: Thesis (3 credit hours)

E. ELECTIVES - 6 Hours

A variety of electives are available. Your advisor will help you select electives when you complete your Clinical-Adult Program Planning Worksheet.

Clinical Practicum

Students complete the practicum requirements (PSYC 523) within our network of external practicum sites in the Southern Illinois and St. Louis areas. The network includes a wide variety of settings in which students obtain experience supervised by clinicians working across the field of mental health. The range of client populations with which a student might work during the practicum also is diverse.

Recent practicum sites have included:

  • St. Louis Behavioral Medicine Institute
  • Alton State Psychiatric Hospital
  • St. Louis State Psychiatric Hospital
  • Metropolitan St. Louis Psychiatric Center
  • Alternatives Counseling, Inc.
  • University of Missouri St. Louis
  • SIUE Counseling Services

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