PhD Course Sequence

PhD Course Sequence

School Psychology PhD Required Courses and Typical Course Sequence

First Year

Fall Semester: 15 Hours
  • EDP 5328 Psychological Assessment of Children and Adolescents I: Cognitive
  • EDP 5340 Measurement and Evaluation
  • EDP 5341 Professional Practice, Law and Ethics for School Psychologists
  • EDP 5366 Psychology of Exceptional Children
  • EDP 6360 Experimental Design I
Spring Semester: 12-15 Hours
  • EDP 5337 Psychological Assessment of Children and Adolescents II: Psychoeducational
  • EDP 5360 Psychological Interventions with Children and Adolescents II: Counseling
  • EDP 5367 Developmental Psychopathology
  • EDP 6362 Applied Multiple Regression/Correlation
  • EDP 6332 Advanced Study of Human Growth and Development (offered on odd years)
Summer Semesters: 6 Hours
  • EDP 5393 Cultural Issues with Children and Families
  • EDP 5356 Psychological Interventions with Children and Adolescents I: Behavior

Second Year

Fall Semester: 12-15 Hours
  • EDP 5362 Psychological Interventions with Children and Adolescents III: Academic
  • EDP 5394 Psychological Assessment of Children and Adolescents III: Social Emotional
  • EDP 6365 Latent Variable Models in Education
  • EDP 6350 History and Systems of Psychology and Educational Applications (offered on even years)
  • EDP 6365 Latent Variable Models in Education (offered on even years)
    OR
    EDP 6366 Item Response Theory (offered on odd years)
  • EDP 5V78 Practicum in School Psychology (3 hours)
Spring Semester: 15 Hours
  • EDP 5327 Educational Evaluation
  • EDP 5370 Consultation, Collaboration, and Family-School Partnerships
  • EDP 6340 Teaching in Higher Education
  • EDP 5364 Psychological Interventions with Children and Adolescents IV: CBT
    OR 
    EDP 6332 Advanced Study of Human Growth and Development (offered on odd years)  
  • EDP 5V78 Practicum in School Psychology (3 hours)
Summer Semester: 6 Hours
  • PSYC 5339 Social Psychology
  • EDP 5V78 Practicum in School Psychology (3 hours)

School Psychology Praxis Exam
Earn Non-Terminal MS Degree

Third Year

Fall Semester: 9-12 Hours
  • EDP 6350 History and Systems of Psychology and Educational Applications (offered on even years)
  • EDP 6364 Latent Variable Models in Education (offered on even years)
    OR
    EDP 6366 Item Response Theory (offered on odd years)
  • PSY 5323 Biological Foundations of Behavior
Spring Semester: 9 Hours
  • EDP 5333 Psychology of Learning, Cognition, and Affect
  • EDP 5364 Psychological Interventions with Children and Adolescents IV: CBT
    OR
    EDP 6332 Advanced Study of Human Growth and Development (offered on even years)
  • EDP 6V78 Advanced Practicum in School Psychology (3 hours)
Summer Semester: 3 Hours
  • EDP 6356 Doctoral Seminar in School Psychology

Preliminary Examination
Start Internship Application Process

Fourth Year

Fall Semester: 4-7 Hours
  • EDP 6V78 Advanced Practicum in School Psychology (3 hours)
  • EDP 6V99 Dissertation
Spring Semester: 3-6 Hours
  • EDP 6V99 Dissertation b
Summer Semesters: 2 Hours
  • EDP 6182 Doctoral Internship in School Psychology
  • EDP 6V99 Dissertation

Fifth Year

Fall Semester: 1 Hour
  • EDP 6182 Doctoral Internship in School Psychology
Spring Semester: 1 Hour
  • EDP 6182 Doctoral Internship in School Psychology
     

Note. Italicized items are suggested times for co-curricular activities.

a.  May be taken as part of the study abroad in Costa Rica program.

b. Students are required to take 9 dissertation hours.

Baylor University School Psychology Program

School of Education

Dallas - EdS
Louise Herrington School of Nursing
333 N. Washington Ave,
Dallas, TX 75246

Waco - EdS and PhD
Marrs McLean Science Building
One Bear Place #97301,
Waco, TX 76798-7301

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