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Graduate Degree Requirements

Master of Arts Degree

Courses:

  1. Either Psychology 6020 3.0 or Psychology 6030 3.0 (Historical and Theoretical Foundations of Contemporary Psychology A or B)
  2. One full-course chosen from one of the following: Either Psychology 6130 6.0 (Univariate Analysis) or Psychology 6140 6.0 (Multivariate Analysis)
  3. Two half-courses selected from the Developmental and Cognitive Processes course list
  4. One half-course or equivalent from those offered at the 6000 level by the Graduate Program in Psychology.

Students are also required to attend the Developmental and Cognitive Processes colloquium series.

Practica: Research practicum; 330 hours

Thesis and oral exam: Required

Sample Timeline to Completion

Doctorate of Philosophy Degree

Procedures for applying for advancement to PhD candidacy

Courses:

  1. One full-course chosen from one of the following: Either Psychology 6130 6.0 (Univariate Analysis) or Psychology 6140 6.0 (Multivariate Analysis)
  2. A minimum of four half-courses at the 6000 level including at least three half-courses from the Developmental and Cognitive Processes course list or from Psychology 6750 3.0 (Special Topics) specified yearly by the Developmental and Cognitive Processes area.

Students are also required to attend the Developmental and Cognitive Processes colloquium series.

Practica: At least two research practicum, including one in developmental research; 330 hours each practicum.

Minor area paper required: Must not overlap with dissertation topic, course assingments, or Masters thesis.

Dissertation and oral exam: Required

Sample Timeline to Completion