School Psychology Degree Requirements (MSE)

Degree Requirements

Thirty-two units consisting of courses required for licensure with specific courses determined in consultation with the student’s adviser depending upon individual professional goals and past academic course work. Students may elect a thesis (1-6 units) or a comprehensive examination. Students must maintain a grade point average of B or better throughout the program. Only one grade of C+ or below is allowed in the psychology area and only two grades of C+ or below are allowed in the entire program of study. No course in the program may be repeated. A full-time student in good standing may carry a maximum load of 15 units per semester.

School Psychology (M.S.E.)

Psychology
Select 32 units from the following:32
FOUNDATIONS OF PROFESSIONAL SCHOOL PSYCHOLOGY
SCHOOL VIOLENCE AND CRISIS MANAGEMENT
RESEARCH METHODS AND PROGRAM ASSESSMENT IN SCHOOL PSYCHOLOGY
LEARNING IN EDUCATIONAL CONTEXTS
ASSESSMENT I: ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT AND PROGRESS MONITORING
ASSESSMENT III: INTELLECTUAL FUNCTIONING
PSYCHOPATHOLOGY OF CHILDHOOD AND ADOLESCENCE
BEHAVIOR THERAPY IN SCHOOLS
ASSESSMENT II: BEHAVIOR AND PERSONALITY
ADVANCED CHILD DEVELOPMENT
MENTAL HEALTH DELIVERY IN SCHOOLS: APPLIED PSYCHOPHARMACOLOGY
SOCIAL CONTEXT AND DIVERSITY IN THE SCHOOL SETTING
FIELD PLACEMENT IN SCHOOL PSYCHOLOGY
SPECIAL STUDIES
THESIS RESEARCH
Professional Education
Courses from Curriculum and Instruction, Educational Foundations, and Special Education selected in consultation with the student's advisor to address program requirements and specific student 6