Course Requirements

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M.S. Required Coursework (40 Hours):

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Cognition (9 Hours Required)

EDPS 6510/7510 (3) Cognition, Learning, and Behavior

EDPS 6451/7451 (3) Foundations of Learning

EDPS 6050 (3) Lifespan Development (Childhood & Adolescence)

Courses that can substitute for EDPS 6050:

  • EDPS 6051 (3) Lifespan Development (Early to Late Adulthood)
  • PSY 6220 (3) Cognitive Development

Methodology (15 Hours Required)

EDPS 7010 (3) Quantitative Methods I: Foundations of Inferential Statistics

EDPS 7020 (6) Quantitative Methods II: ANOVA and Multiple Regression

EDPS 7300 (3) Psychometric Theory

EDPS 7400 (3) Advanced Research Design

Specialty Area and Thesis Research (16 Hours Required)

EDPS 7440 (4) Foundations Seminar

Minimum of 2 elective courses (6 hours required) approved by student's committee.

EDPS 6970 (6) Graduate Thesis: Masters

Note: A Program of Study within this framework must be approved by each student's supervisory committee.

Ph.D. Required Courses (M.S. Requirements + 48 hours):

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Basic Psychological Processes (12 Hours Required)

EDPS 6050 (3) Lifespan Development (Childhood & Adolescence)

EDPS 6051 (3) Lifespan Development (Early to Late-Adulthood)

EDPS 7160 (3) Neuropsychological Bases of Behavior

EDPS 7415 (3) Human Memory

EDPS 7520 (3) Psychology of Reading

EDPS 7850 (3) Seminar in Human Intelligence

EDPS 7880 (3) Advanced Seminar on Theory and Methods of Psychophysiology

EDPS 7950 (3) Metacognition

Advanced Methodology (9 Hours Required)

EDPS 7570 (3) Multivariate Statistics

EDPS 7870 (3) Seminar in Methodology

EDPS 7320 (3) Scale Development

EDPS 7460 (3) Program Evaluation

EDPS 7790 (3) Practicum in College/University Teaching

EDPS 6969 (3) Special Topic in Statistics

Specialty Area and Dissertation Research (27 Hours Required):

EDPS 7440 (4) Foundations Seminar

Minimum of 3 elective courses (9 hours required) approved by student's committee.

EDPS 7970 (14) Thesis Research: Dissertation

Note: A Program of Study within this framework must be approved by each student's supervisory committee. Prior graduate coursework from other institutions will be evaluated as to whether it satisfies requirements. Students entering the Ph.D. program with a Master's Degree from another institution may be required to take some M.S. Coursework in route to the Ph.D.