SPSY 503 Thesis
SPSY 601 Research: [Topic]
SPSY 603 Dissertation
SPSY 605 Reading and Conference: [Topic]
SPSY 606 Field Studies: [Topic]
SPSY 607 Seminar: [Topic]
SPSY 608 Seminar: [Topic]
SPSY 609 Practicum: [Topic]
SPSY 630 Introduction to Consultation
Provides students with basic knowledge and skills in the area of school-based consultation.
SPSY 631 Academic and Behavioral Interventions
The overall goal for this course is for students to demonstrate a solid understanding of the conceptual, theoretical, and empirical bases for school-based, multi-tiered systems of academic and behavior support.
SPSY 632 Advanced Consultation
Develops and refines competencies in school-based consultation, and provides opportunities for students to practice consultation skills.
SPSY 650 Developmental Psychopathology
Overview of developmental psychopathology, with emphasis on childhood, adolescence, and early adulthood. Covers phenomenology, etiology, development, classification systems, and prognosis of major psychological disorders.
SPSY 651 Cognitive-Affective Aspects of Behavior
Examination of cognitive and affective foundations of human behavior. Emphasis on reciprocal influences of cognition and emotion. Selected topics in attention,language, memory, thinking, reasoning. Offered alternate years.
SPSY 652 Biological Aspects of Behavior
Provides the appropriate background for students to meet biological psychology course work requirement for board licensure as a psychologist.
SPSY 661 Principles and Practices in School Psychology
Theory, role, and function of school psychology in its relation to learning and the school setting.
SPSY 662 Foundations of Clinical Supervision
Introduction to theory and practice of clinical supervision. Overview of supervision models, factors affecting the supervision relationship, supervision and evaluation techniques, legal and ethical considerations.
SPSY 663 Professional Ethics
Focuses on the study of current ethical standards of professional practice for school psychologists.
SPSY 671 Behavioral Assessment
Principles, techniques, and conceptual and practical issues in behavioral assessment; applied aspects include data gathering and interpretation as well as report writing.
SPSY 672 Intellectual Assessment
Covers individual assessment of learning aptitude. Includes administering, scoring, and interpreting intelligence tests as well as report writing. Reviews theories of intelligence.
SPSY 674 Educational Assessment
Methods of educational assessment designed to develop and evaluate instructional interventions; topics include systematic observations, curriculum-based assessment, and teacher interviews.
SPSY 699 Internship
Students complete a supervised internship, in which they deliver comprehensive school psychological services in PreK-12 schools and/or clinical settings. Students develop the knowledge and skill competencies required for professional licensure. Repeatable.
SPSY 690 School Psychology Research Seminar: [Topic]
Students develop foundational knowledge and applied research skills through participation in a faculty-led research team. The focus of research activities will draw upon faculty expertise and current research. Repeatable.
SPSY 691 Supervised College Teaching
Students develop school psychology teaching and clinical supervision competencies through a faculty-supervised college teaching experience. Foundations of Clinical Supervision is a prerequisite course for any supervised college teaching experience involving the provision of clinical supervision to others. Students must apply for supervised college teaching experiences following procedures outlined in the current SPSY Program Handbook. Repeatable.
SPSY 692 Professional Competencies Portfolio
Students develop a professional competencies portfolio documenting the knowledge and skills needed for school psychologist licensure. The portfolio is the SPSY Master’s Program capstone project, and reflects competencies acquired by the student across program coursework, field experiences, research teams, professional leadership and service activities.
SPSY 695 Introductory Field Studies
Students will gain exposure to educational practices in school systems, the roles and functions of school psychologists, and school psychological service delivery across domains of professional practice. Guest speakers will provide perspectives from educational researchers and school psychologists in the field. Repeatable.
SPSY 698 School-Based Practicum
Students complete a supervised practicum in which they deliver comprehensive school psychological services in PreK-12 school settings. Students develop the knowledge and skill competencies required to internship. Repeatable.