The Clinical Psychology and Neuropsychology Honors Track offers students knowledge and training in clinical and research theory , practice and skills using state-of-the-art facilities. Students produce a research thesis in collaboration with faculty who have national and international reputations (see our Graduate Programs).
This program emphasizes the development of clinical knowledge and skills under the mentoring of licensed clinicians as well as the development of research competencies in the areas of clinical psychology and neuropsychology. The program provides a foundation for enhancing our understanding of the assessment, mechanisms and treatment of diseases, disorders and syndromes affecting human populations.
What is Unique About This Program
This rigorous program emphasizes the development of clinical knowledge and skills under the mentoring of licensed clinical psychologists and counselors as well as the development of research competencies in the areas of clinical psychology, neuropsychology and cognitive neuroscience. Students will be provided with foundational and applied work that enhances their understanding of the processes mediating assessment and treatment of diseases and disorders and their underlying mechanisms.
Why Apply to the “Clinical Psychology and Neuropsychology Honors Track”
- research opportunities in laboratory and/or community-based settings
- clinical training and experience in a clinical teaching suite and in the field
- mentoring in all phases of the research process (e.g., writing, statistics and methodology).
- opportunities to publish, present and participate in regional and national conferences
- peer support from talented and motivated students
- faculty-student interactions and professional mentoring that will provide a competitive advantage for gaining admission to graduate and professional schools
- honors designation on diploma/transcripts
Special Resources and Opportunities
- research opportunities in new laboratories and/or community-based settings
- clinical training skills provided in a new clinical teaching suite with audio-video monitoring capabilities.
- testing room with extensive assessment material and media
- minimum overall grade point average: 3.0 or higher
- personal statement
- major: flexible with appropriate background/ satisfy course pre-requisites
Summary of Courses
Clinical Psychology & Neuropsychology Track
Intro to Counseling & Psychotherapy (4100)
Psychological Testing (Psy 3100)
Psychopharmacology (Psy 6840)
Human Neuropsychology & Cognitive Neuroscience (CLSI 4950)
Clinical Science I (1) CLSI 4040
Clinical Science II (1) CLSI 4050
Independent Study I (2) Psy 4990
Independent Study II (2) Psy 4990
Course substitutions from the course options below are possible
TOTAL Program Credits
Bio 1140 or Bio 1200 or equivalent
Psy 2020 (4) or equivalent (complete before thesis work).
Psy 2030 (4) or equivalent (complete before thesis work).
Psy 3510 or 3500 (3) (or equivalent) or co-requisite for Intro to Coun & Psychotherapy
A student with permission of the track director can substitute a course selected from the following options.
- Internship (Psy 4650)
- Health Psychology (Psy 4550)
- Psychological Testing (Psy 3100)
- Adult Development/Aging (Psy 3300)
- Cross-Cultural Psychology (Psy 3650)
- Infancy (Psy 3100)
- Group Dynamics (Psy 3220)
For more INFORMATION:
Dr. Bruce J. Diamond firstname.lastname@example.org 973-720-3400