G-55 ROSEMEAD SCHOOL OF PSYCHOLOGY
on the master's level) from an accredited grad uate school or theology seminary. Practicum credit in the amount equal to one Rosemead practicum of three hours may be transferred with the permission of the director of clinical training. These hours will be counted toward the 30 hour transfer maximum. Practicum transfer credit will be granted only when it is shown as practicum on an official graduate transcript Ph.D. students are required to take all 12 practicum hours while in residency. Rosemead will not evaluate non-traditional learning or non-transcripted work experience for academic or practicum credit When students wish to use transfer credit for a required course in the Rosemead curricu lum, it is their responsibility to provide docu mentation assuring the equivalency of course content Competency examinations may be given to verify equivalence to Rosemead re quired courses. Documentation may include catalog descriptions, syllabi and other support ing materials from the professor of record or department, as deemed necessary. Unofficial Withdrawal A student who fails to register in any given semester without arranging for a leave of absence or formal withdrawal is eliminated from the program by default. Leave ofAbsence Inactive students are those who have re quested and been granted a leave of ab sence from their program. A leave of ab sence may be granted upon petition for change of status if there is deemed suffi cient reason for interrupting the program and intention to return to the program. Change of status forms are available from the Registrar's Office. A leave of absence must be renewed by petition each semester and may not exceed two consecutive semesters. A leave of ab sence longer than two semesters will require withdrawal from the program and a petition for readmission if the student later wishes to regain active status. The committee respon sible for processing readmission requests is the Admissions and Academic Qualifications Committee. Each leave of absence must re ceive the approval of the student's advisor and the final approval of the dean. Terminated Students A person who has been terminated from Rosemead may make reapplication to the pro gram a minimum of two years after termination. The reapplication should be in the form of a letter and include a new application
form, at least two current references and any desired supporting materials. The letter should be addressed to the Rosemead Admissions Committee stating the reasons for requesting readmittance as well as any other issues deemed relevant by the appli cant. The letter should directly address the causes for dismissal. The application will be considered with the regular admissions pool. The admissions committee will review the request and may take one of two ac tions: (A) deny the request; or (B) approve the request and refer to faculty for final ap proval or disapproval.The results of the fac ulty decision will be communicated to the applicant by the Dean. Readmission Procedures A student who has attended Biola Univer sity and has dropped out for one semester or longer will be required to file an application for readmission and pay a fee of $5. Students enrolled for any semester, but who fail to pre register for the following semester, will be charged a $35 reapplication fee should they choose to return for that semester. Readmission requires the submission of a formal petition for readmission, action by the Admissions and Academic Qualifications Committee, and final ap proval of the dean. This policy is in effect for students in any status, including intern ship and dissertation.
ric approaches are covered. Instruction as sumes undergraduate background in statis tics. Required of Psy.D., Ph.D. SPY 510 Motivation (3) Physiological, psychological and social basis for motivation. Topics include drives, obesity, sexual motivation, need for achieve ment and aggression. Elective. SPY 513 Sensation and Perception (3) Theory and research regarding the pro cess of sensation and perception and their relation to motivation and learning. Elective.
SPY 515 Personality and Psychopathology I (3)
The first of a two course sequence in personality theory and psychopathology. This course focuses on humanistic-existen tial perspectives, including theories such as Allport, Gendlin, Maslow, May, Rogers and Van Kaam. The course also includes an in troduction to the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorder (DMS-III). Required of Psy.D., Ph.D.
SPY 530 History and Systems of Psychology (3)
An overview of the history of psychology and classical systems in psychology. The class also considers issues in the philoso phy of science relevant to psychological sys tems, research, theory, and practice. Required of Psy.D., Ph.D. SPY 600 Research Apprenticeship I, II (2,2) Supervised experience in planning, con ducting and reporting psychological research. The specific nature of the research project will be determined by the student with his or her advisor. Students will be required to sub mit a written review of literature and research proposal, conduct data gathering activities, an alyze the data and submit a final report of the project in APA format to his/her advisor. The required total of 4 units must be completed by the beginning of the first semester of the third year in the program. SPY 601 Research Design (3) Covers the logic of comparative experimen tation and causal inference. Emphasis is placed on problem definition, hypothesis formation and design for drawing inference. Major em phasis is given to the concepts of partitioning variance and experimental and statistical con trol of variance. Analysis of variance models useful in clinical research will be emphasized.
COURSE DESCRIPTIONS GRADUATE PSYCHOLOGY
Courses.under this designation provide the essential scientific and theoretical data base for advanced graduate study in clinical psychology. SPY 500 Introduction to Clinical Techniques (2) An introduction to intervention tech niques in clinical psychology. Includes an emphasis on intake interviewing, the rela tionship between models of psychopatholo gy and psychotherapy and interpersonal constructs and techniques that cut across various approaches to intervention. Required of Psy.D., Ph.D. SPY 502 Advanced Statistics (3) Concepts and techniques involved in the analysis and interpretation of clinical and re search data. Lecture and laboratory descrip tive and inferential statistics. Major topics in clude correlation and regression, tests of sig nificance and introduction to analysis of variance. Both parametric and non-paramet-
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