Master of Arts in Psychology Curriculum

Students in the Master of Arts in Psychology program must complete 60 units.  Provided below is a sample curriculum plan.

*Courses offered online or on weekend.

 

Winter Term  (10.5 units)

PSC 5011        Theories of Psychotherapy in Context (3)

PSC 5040        Human Development and Diversity (3)

PSC 5051        Multicultural Awareness: Self, Culture, and Context (3)

PSC 5321        Crisis, Disaster, and Emergency Response (1.5) *

 

Spring Term  (11 units)

PSC 5031        Research Methods (3)

PSC 5451        Substance Related Disorders and Other Addictive Behaviors (3) *

PSC 5610        Social, Cultural, and Systemic Aspects of Aging (3)

PSC 5630        Loss and Bereavement (2) *

 

Summer Term  (13 units)

PSC 5041        Lifespan Human Development: The Older Adult (1.5) *

PSC 5061        Psychopathology (3)

PSC 5510        Community Mental Health (3)

PSC 5551        Dual Diagnosis: Substance Related and Co-Occurring Disorders (1.5) *

PSC 6530        Practicum / Special Project (3)

 

Fall Term  (13.5 units)

PSC 5220        Group Theories (1.5)

PSC 5502        Domestic Violence: Spousal, Elder and Child Abuse (3)

PSC 5372        Human Sexuality and Counseling (2) *

PSC 5600        Healthy Development Throughout the Aging Process (3)

PSC 6530        Practicum / Special Project (4)

 

Winter Term  (13 units)

PSC 5320          Trauma Counseling (3)

PSC 5200          The Process of Group Psychotherapy (3)

PSC 5250          Career Theories and Practice I (3)

PSC 6530          Practicum / Special Project (4)**

**PSC 6530 Practicum / Special Project courses can be a thesis, project, or supervised practicum relevant to the chosen area of specialization

 

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