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PAPER AND COMPETENCY EXAMS
DISSERTATION AND
ORAL EXAM
Brain, Behaviour and Cognitive Sciences
  • 6130 6.0 - Univariate Analysis OR
    6140 6.0 - Multivariate Analysis
  • 6020 3.0 Historical & Theoretical Foundations Of Contemporary Psychology A OR 6030 3.0 Historical & Theoretical Foundations Of Contemporary Psychology B
  • Three half courses, or equivalent, chosen in consultation with the Candidate’s supervisor, from those offered at the 6000 level by the Graduate Program in Psychology

One applied or research practicum. This practicum is research related training, often related to student's thesis Minor Area Paper to satisfy breadth requirement. Required; A comprehensive proposal (including literature review) is to be submitted in the first 18 months of the PhD
Clinical
  • 6440 6.0 - Psychodiagnostics*
  • 6445P 6.0 - Advanced Intervention*
  • 6490B 3.0 - Ethical Issues in Professional Practice*
  • 6130 6.0 - Univariate Analysis OR 6140 6.0 - Multivariate Analysis
  • 6020 3.0 Historical & Theoretical Foundations Of Contemporary Psychology A OR 6030 3.0 Historical & Theoretical Foundations Of Contemporary Psychology B
  • 6840 6.0 - Clinical Internship OR 6840A 3.0 Clinical Internship I AND 6840B 3.0 Clinical Internship II
  • 6440P 6.0 - Clinical Practicum II
  • 6340P 3.0 - Clinical Practicum III (optional)

  • A minimum of one additional full-course, or equivalent, at the 6000 level.

* Required in first year of PhD

Clinical practicum of 330 hours; a one-year full-time clinical

internship of 1800 hours (or 900 hours per year over two years).

Optional additional practicum

Minor Area Paper to satisfy breadth requirement.

Clinical Competency examination in assessment and intervention.

Required
Clinical-Developmental
  • 6130 6.0 - Univariate Analysis OR
    6140 6.0 - Multivariate Analysis
  • 6930 3.0 - Intervention Strategies with Children
  • 6490B 3.0 - Ethical Issues in Professional Practice
  • 6910P 6.0- Introduction to the Psychological Assessment of Children Practicum
  • 6930P 6.0- Intervention Strategies with Children Practicum
  • 6840 6.0 - Clinical Internship OR 6840A 3.0 Clinical Internship I AND 6840B 3.0 Clinical Internship II

  • A minimum of 1.5 full courses, or equivalent, at the 6000 level of which must be Clinical-Developmental Courses
Two clinical practica (one in assessment and one in intervention), of 330 hours each, and a one year full-time clinical internship of 1800 hours (or 900 hours per year over two years). Minor Area Paper to satisfy breadth requirement Required
Developmental Science
  • 6130 6.0 - Univariate Analysis OR
    6140 6.0 - Multivariate Analysis
  • 6820 6.0- Research Practicum AND / OR6810 6.0-Applied Practicum

  • A minimum of two half-courses at the 6000 level including at least one half-course from the Developmental Science course list or
    from Psychology 6750 3.0 (Special Topics) specified yearly by the Developmental Science area.

  • Students are also required to attend the Developmental Science colloquium series.
At least two practica, including one in developmental research (330 hours each). Students are encouraged to take the practica in different labs.The two types of practica are applied and research Minor Area Paper to satisfy breadth requirement Required
History and Theory of Psychology
  • 6020 3.0 Historical & Theoretical Foundations Of Contemporary Psychology A
  • 6030 3.0Historical & Theoretical Foundations Of Contemporary Psychology B
  • If the above courses have been taken to meet the MA requirements, another suitable full course (or full course equivalent) must be taken from the Graduate Program in Psychology or another relevant program in consultation with the supervisor and with permission of the Area Coordinator.

  • One half-course in psychological methods from the following list:
    6150 3.0 - Social Methods series,
    6180 3.0 - Research Methods in the Study of Social Interaction or
    6650 3.0 - Research Methodology in Developmental Psychology.
    Courses on methodology or method from other relevant programs may be taken in consultation with the supervisor and with permission of the Area Coordinator.
  • One full course (or full course equivalent) in the advanced study of historical or theoretical subjects, chosen in consultation with the supervisor. Normally this entails registration in two sections of the 6060 series (Advanced History of Psychology). Advances courses from other relevant programs may betaken in consultation with the supervisor and with permission of the Area Coordinator.
  • Two other full 6000-level courses (or full course equivalents) in psychology or other relevant programs, chosen in consultation with the supervisor.
At least two practica, either applied or research, 330 hours each.  Students are encouraged to take one practica outside the History and Theory Area. Minor Area Paper to satisfy breadth requirement Required
Quantitative Methods
  • Fifteen credits in courses specializing in quantitative methods (which must include 6140: Multivariate Analysis if it was not take in at the MA level)
  • 6820 6.0- Research Practicum AND / OR6810 6.0-Applied Practicum
  • 6020 3.0 Historical & Theoretical Foundations Of Contemporary Psychology A OR 6030 3.0 Historical & Theoretical Foundations Of Contemporary Psychology B

Three credits in any other graduate psychology courses.

*Note: If PSYC 6020 or PSYC 6030 were taken at the MA level, this requirement can be met by taking three elective credits in any other graduate psychology courses.

At least two of applied or research practicum; 330 hours each Minor Area Paper to satisfy breadth requirement Required
Social and Personality
  • 6020 3.0 Historical & Theoretical Foundations Of Contemporary Psychology A OR 6030 3.0 Historical & Theoretical Foundations Of Contemporary Psychology B
  • 6140 6.0 -Multivariate Analysis
  • 6410 3.0 - Social Psychology OR
    6510 3.0 - Personality
  • 6820 6.0- Research Practicum OR
  • 6810 6.0-Applied Practicum
  • One half course in research methods, chosen from a list of courses approved by the area *Note: Each candidate should complete the statistics and research methods requirement by the end of PhD 1 year
  • a minimum of two half courses or equivalent, chosen in consultation with his or her supervisor, from those offered at the 6000 level
  • The number of reading courses that a student may take for a credit in fulfillment of minimum requirements is limited to one full-course equivalent.

At least two of applied or research practicum; 330 hours each Minor Area Paper to satisfy breadth requirement. Required; A comprehensive proposal (including literature review) is to be submitted in the first 18 months of the PhD