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Forensic Psychology

Forensic & Counseling Psychology Program (MA)

Curriculum
Full Time Option (2 years)

Year 1 – Fall Semester (14 credits)
COU CC523 - Psychology of Diversity and Difference (3 credits)
COU CX510 - Theories of Counseling and Psychotherapy (3 credits)
COU CS500 - Practicum Seminar I: Helping Relationships I (2 credits)
COU FP519 - Practicum in Counseling Psychology I (0 credits) (12-16 hours/week)
COU LS659 - Lifespan Development (3 credits)
COU PS635 - Professional Issues and Ethics (3 credits)

Year 1 – Spring Semester (14 credits)
COU CS501 - Practicum Seminar II; Helping Relationships II (3 credits)
COU FP520 - Practicum in Counseling Psychology II (0 credits) (12-16 hours/week)
COU MH530 - Psychology and the Legal System (3 credits)
COU PA530 - Psychological Appraisal and Assessment (3 credits)
COU PY522 - Adult Psychopathology (3 credits)
COU SB515 - Substance Abuse Evaluation and Treatment (3 credits)

Total First Year: 28 credits

Year 2 – Summer Session (9 credits)
COU CD501 - Career Counseling (3 credits)
COU GR501 - Group Counseling and Psychotherapy (3 credits)
COU PY521 - Psychopathology of Childhood and Adolescence (3 credits)

Year 2 – Fall Semester (14 credits)
COU FP624 - Counseling Internship I (0 credits) (20-24 hours/week)
COU FS550 - Consultation and Testimony in Forensic Psychology (3 credits)
COU FS610 - Psychology of Criminal Behavior (3 credits)
COU FS620 - Forensic Internship Seminar I (2 credits)
COU FX510 - Introduction to Family Therapy (3 credits)
COU RS510 - Research and Evaluation in Psychology (3 credits)

Year 2 – Spring Semester (9 credits)
COU FP625 - Counseling Internship II (0 credits) (20-24 hours/week)
COU FS621 - Forensic Internship Seminar II (2 credits)
COU PR625 - Forensic Capstone Project Seminar (3 credits)
Elective (1 credit)
Elective (TR602 - Trauma: Theory and Treatment or FS501 - Sex Offender Evaluation and Treatment) (3 credits)

Total Second Year: 32 credits
Total Program: 60 credits

Updated 3/23/15

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