Psychology: Research and Dissertation

RSDS 711 - Doctoral Research Seminar ICredit 1

This is the first of a three course sequence which Psy.D. students take as a partial fulfillment of their doctoral research competency. This course includes a review of research methods in clinical psychology and experience in critically reviewing current clinical research. Students begin to develop a plan for writing an in-depth critical review of the research literature on a selected topic in clinical psychology. Note(s): Required for Psy.D.
Grade Mode: A.
Restrictions: Must be Graduate Level or Doctoral Level.

RSDS 712 - Doctoral Research Seminar IICredits 3

This is the second of a three course sequence which Psy.D. students take as a partial fulfillment of their doctoral research competency. Building on RSDS 711, this course includes a continued review of research methods in clinical psychology. This course will also include a segment on program evaluation. Students write the bulk of an in-depth critical review of the research literature on a selected topic in clinical psychology. Note(s): Required for Psy.D.
Grade Mode: A.
Prerequisites: RSDS 711.
Restrictions: Must be Graduate Level or Doctoral Level.

RSDS 713 - Doctoral Research Seminar IIICredit 1

This is the third of a three course sequence which Psy.D. students take as a partial fulfillment of their doctoral research competency. Building on RSDS 712 this course includes the completion of an in-depth critical review of the research literature on a selected topic in clinical psychology. Note(s): Required for Psy.D.
Grade Mode: A.
Prerequisites: RSDS 712.
Restrictions: Must be Graduate Level or Doctoral Level.

RSDS 718 - Doctoral Research Seminar ICredits 3

This is the first of a two course sequence which Psy.D. students take as a partial fulfillment of their doctoral research competency. This course includes a review of research methods in clinical psychology and experience in critically reviewing current clinical research. Note(s): Required for Psy.D.
Grade Mode: A.
Restrictions: Must be Clinical Psychology (RSDP); and Rosemead Sch of Psychology; Graduate Level or Doctoral Level.

RSDS 719 - Doctoral Research Seminar IICredits 2

Building on RSPY 718, this course involves writing an in-depth critical review of the research literature on a selected topic in clinical psychology. Note(s): Required for Psy.D.
Grade Mode: A.
Prerequisites: RSDS 718.
Restrictions: Must be Clinical Psychology (RSDP); and Rosemead Sch of Psychology; Graduate Level or Doctoral Level.

RSDS 721 - Dissertation ResearchCredits 1-10

Planning and implementation of a research project including literature review, problem definition, hypothesis formation, design, and implementation of field research, data analysis, and report writing. The student's dissertation research is supervised by a faculty chair and committee. The final stage requires the student to successfully sustain an Oral Defense of the dissertation. Note(s): Required of Ph.D.
Grade Mode: D.
Restrictions: Must be Clinical Psychology (RSDR); and Rosemead Sch of Psychology; Graduate Level or Doctoral Level.

RSDS 722 - Dissertation ContinuationCredits 1-3

Continued registration to complete dissertation or doctoral project. Less than half-time status. Note(s): Required for doctoral students who have not completed this requirement while registered for RSDS 721.
Grade Mode: D.
Restrictions: Must be Rosemead Sch of Psychology; and Graduate Level or Doctoral Level.

RSDS 723 - ABD Dissertation CompletionCredits 1-3

Completion of a research project including literature review, problem definition, hypothesis formation, design, and implementation of field research, data analysis, and report writing. Doctoral students are required to take this after completion of Internship and required dissertation hours if dissertation or doctoral project is not complete. Note(s): The student will be considered full-time for a maximum of four semesters.
Grade Mode: D.
Restrictions: Must be Rosemead Sch of Psychology; and Graduate Level or Doctoral Level.