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517. Counseling and Mental Health in Schools (3)

Prerequisites: Admission to School Psychology program; concurrent enrollment in EDP 641A or EDP 641B; or consent of instructor.
Theory, research, and techniques of counseling and mental health service delivery used in individual and group counseling.
Not open for credit to students with credit in EDP 631. Letter grade only (A-F). Course fee may be required. Information on fees related to this course can be found here.

518.School Crisis Response (3)

Prerequisite: EDP 528 or consent of instructor.
Students will learn about the impact of school crises on children and school communities, and how to prepare and respond to these events, including trauma screening and triage, threat assessment, suicide prevention, and dealing with death at schools.
Letter grade only (A-F).

519. Quantitative Educational Data Analysis I (3)

Prerequisites: EDP 419 or equivalent. An advanced educational univariate data analysis course. Hypothesis testing using analysis of variance, analysis of covariance, multiple regression, and path analysis.
Letter grade only (A-F).

520. Quantitative Research Methods in Education (3)

Prerequisites: For majors in MA in Educational Psychology: EDP 419 or equivalent. For other majors: EDP 400 or equivalent.
Examination and application of quantitative educational research methodology including research designs, sampling methods, inferential statistics and hypothesis testing, and the structure and content of a research proposal.
Letter grade only (A-F).

524A. Psychoeducational Assessment (3)

Prerequisite/Corequisite: EDP 528; Corequisites: EDP 524B and admittance to the School Psychology Program.
Theories of cognition and their implications for understanding learning, development, and diagnosis of disability. The history of intelligence testing and psychometric and socio-cultural strengths and limitations of cognitive tests.
Not open for credit to students with credit in EDP 524. Letter grade only (A-F).

524B. Psychoeducational Assessment: Clinical Applications (2)

Prerequisite/Corequisite: EDP 528; Corequisites: EDP 524A and admittance to the School Psychology Program.
Practice in administration and interpretation of individually administered cognitive tests, and tests of psychological processing and achievement. Students will practice administering tests to adults and children, be observed for proficiency, and learn to apply these results to making instructional placement and eligibility decisions.
Letter grade only (A-F).

525A. Psychoeducational Assessment of Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Students (3)

Prerequisites: EDP 524A, EDP 524B. Corequisite: EDP 525B.
Assessment theory and practice of culturally and linguistically diverse (CLD) individuals. Interpreting assessments to make eligibility, instructional and accountability decisions consistent with ethical, legal and measurement standards. Discussion of sociocultural issues and exemplary programs for CLD students.
Not open for credit to students with credit in EDP 525. Letter grade only (A-F).

525B. Psychoeducational Assessment of Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Students: Clinical Applications (2)

Prerequisites: EDP 524A, EDP 524B. Corequisite: EDP 525A.
Application of psychoeducational assessment practices within a clinical setting for culturally and linguistically diverse (CLD) students. Advanced training in selection, administration and interpretation of individually administered cognitive tests, and tests of psychological processing and achievement for CLD students.
Letter grade only (A-F).

527. Advanced Assessment for Intervention (3)

Prerequisites: EDP 525A, EDP 525B, EDP 579. Corerequisite: EDP 642A.
Advanced assessment and intervention with children ages 3-5, secondary students, and students with moderate to severe disabilities. Topics include identifying useful and appropriate assessments, developing and implementing empirically-validated interventions, and issues and challenges in serving these specific populations.
Letter grade only (A-F). Course fee may be required. Information on fees related to this course can be found here.

528. Introduction to School Psychology (3)

Prerequisite: Admission to the School Psychology program.
Introduction to the practice of school psychology including history of the field, school psychologist roles and functions, and common service delivery models. Also included are federal and state laws, ethical standards, and literature and research informing the practice of school psychology.
Letter grade only (A-F). Course fee may be required. Information on fees related to this course can be found here.

536. Collaborative Consultation in the Schools (3)

Prerequisites/Corequisites: COUN 643A, COUN 644A, EDP 642A, EDP 642B, or Field Placement in Special Education.
Theory and practice of collaborative consultation in the schools. Models, roles and skills will be discussed, rehearsed during in-class simulations, and practiced in field settings. Field experience required.
Letter grade only (A-F). Course fee may be required. Information on fees related to this course can be found here.

541. Seminar in Educational Measurement and Assessment (3)

Prerequisites: EDP 419, EDP 519, and EDP 520, or equivalent. Advanced studies examining the reliability and validity of test scores, item response theory, and other statistical approaches for the improvement of educational testing. Practical application of administration and interpretation of assessment outcomes.
Letter grade only (A-F).

560. Functional Behavior Assessment and Positive Behavior Support (3)

Prerequisite: EDP 405.
Designing, implementing, monitoring, and evaluating comprehensive behavior support plans based on functional behavior assessment data. Developmental and mental health factors impacting the behavior of students with autism, emotional disturbance, and severe cognitive disabilities are included.
Letter grade only (A-F). Course fee may be required. Information on fees related to this course can be found here.

571. Advanced Approaches to Teaching Special Populations in General Education Settings (3)

Prerequisite: Hold Preliminary Multiple or Single Subject Credential, or equivalent, or consent of instructor.
Issues in teaching special populations in elementary and secondary schools, including students who are gifted, at-risk, and have disabilities. Emphasis on establishing inclusive climates; federal, state, and local regulations; assessment; instructional strategies and modifications; collaborative school structure and classroom management.
Meets state Professional Clear credential requirement. Letter grade only (A-F) .

573. Intercultural Communication in Education (3)

Introduction to the facets, parameters, and techniques of intercultural communication and its relationship to functioning in a multicultural educational environment. Situates intercultural communication within the broader social, cultural and historical context and within the study of culture itself.
Letter grade only (A-F).

579. Curriculum-Based Assessments and Academic Interventions (4)

Prerequisites: Admission to the school psychology program and EDP 524A and EDP 524B.
Evidence-based interventions for diverse learners, including students with disabilities, elementary and secondary students, and English Language Learners. Theories and application of curriculum-based assessments and data-based intervention development, implementation and evaluation.
Letter grade only (A-F). (3 hours seminar, 3 hours laboratory)

590. Selected Topics in Educational Psychology (1-3)

Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.
Advanced study of special topics in education and counseling. A student may enroll for 1-3 units to a maximum of 6 units for certificate and degree purposes, subject to suitable changes in course content. Non-degree and non-certificate students may enroll for additional units subject to suitable change in course content.
Letter grade only (A-F). May be repeated to a maximum of 6 units with different topics in different semesters or different topics in the same semester. Topics announced in the Schedule of Classes.

595. Qualitative Research Methods in Education (3)

Prerequisites: EDP 400 or equivalent.
Examination, analysis, and application of qualitative research methodology including various types of methods, designs, data collection strategies, data analysis and presentation of findings techniques; qualitative research study construction.
Letter grade only (A-F).

596. Program Evaluation in Education (3)

Prerequisites: For majors in Educational Psychology: EDP 419 and EDP 520, or equivalent. For other majors: EDP 400 and EDP 520, or equivalent.
Identifying and comparing various approaches to program evaluation in educational settings including needs assessments; selecting evaluation questions and criteria; collecting, analyzing, and interpreting qualitative and quantitative evaluation data; and the mechanics and process of developing an evaluation plan.
Letter grade only (A-F).

603.Developmental Risk and Resilience (3)

Prerequisite: EDP 301 or EDP 302.
Examines psychological disorders, such as autism, attention deficit disorder, conduct disorder, depression, anorexia, and selective mutism from a developmental perspective. Major topics include: contrasting psychopathology models; environmental/genetic/neurobiological factors, classification and epidemiology; scientifically-based interventions and expected outcomes; and developmental resilience.
Letter grade only (A-F).

604. Seminar in Human Development (3)

Prerequisites: EDP 301 or EDP 302, and EDP 400 or EDP 419.
Theories and issues in developmental psychology, cognitive, linguistic, perceptual, biological, psychomotor, social and emotional development; nature-nurture and individual differences.
Letter grade only (A-F).

605. Theories of Learning, Cognition, Motivation, and Social Development (3)

Prerequisite: EDP 301 or EDP 302.
Analysis of current theory and research in the areas of student learning, cognition, motivation, and social development and their application in maximizing learning of all students.
Letter grade only (A-F).

619. Quantitative Educational Data Analysis II (3)

Prerequisite: EDP 519 or equivalent.
Advanced multivariate statistical analysis course: multivariate analysis of variance, discriminant function analysis, canonical correlation, exploratory factor analysis, and structural equation modeling.
Approximately 20 hours of applied work in approved educational settings is required. Letter grade only (A-F)

641A. School Psychology Practicum (2)

Prerequisites: Admission to school psychology program, EDP 524A, EDP 524B, EDP 525A, EDP 525B, and EDP 528. Prerequisite/Corequisite: EDP 579.
Seminar and completion of 150 contiguous hours of supervised field placement for a minimum of one and maximum of 5 full days per week, with a minimum of 4 weeks and maximum of 1 year at no more than two sites and with two supervisors.
Credit/No Credit grading only. Course fee may be required. Information on fees related to this course can be found here.

641B. School Psychology Practicum (2)

Prerequisites: Admission to the school psychology program, EDP 524A, EDP 524B, EDP 525A, EDP 525B, EDP 528, and EDP 641A.
Seminar and completion of 150 contiguous hours of supervised field placement for a minimum of one and maximum of 5 full days per week, with a minimum of 4 weeks and maximum of 1 year at no more than two sites and with two supervisors.
Credit/No Credit grading only. Course fee may be required. Information on fees related to this course can be found here.

642A. Field Work I ‑ School Psychology (1-3)

Prerequisites: EDP 579, EDP 641B; concurrent enrollment in EDP 560; approval of program coordinator.
Students complete 200 hours of supervised school psychology fieldwork per unit for a maximum of 3 units (600 Hours). Placements should include at least 300 hours in a setting that serves at least 50% culturally and linguistically diverse students.
Letter grade only (A-F). May be repeated to a maximum of 3 units in different semesters. Course fee may be required. Information on fees related to this course can be found here.

642B. Field Work II ‑ School Psychology (1-3)

Prerequisites: EDP 579, EDP 641A; concurrent enrollment in EDP 518; approval of program coordinator.
Students complete 200 hours of supervised school psychology fieldwork per unit for a maximum of 3 units (600 Hours). Placements should include at least 300 hours in a setting that serves at least 50% culturally and linguistically diverse students.
Letter grade only (A-F). May be repeated to a maximum of 3 units in different semesters. Course fee may be required. Information on fees related to this course can be found here.

696. Thesis Study: Plan Development and Organizing Aspects (3)

Prerequisites: EDP 400 or EDP 419 and EDP 520 or EDP 595.
Designed for students planning to write a thesis. Form a thesis committee by midterm in the course. Accomplish a completed draft of the thesis plan by the end of the term.

697. Directed Research (1‑3)

Prerequisites: Consent of instructor, department chair, and associate dean.
A student may enroll for 1-3 units to a maximum of 6 units for certificate and degree purposes, subject to suitable change in course content. Application for enrollment including an approved directed research proposal must be made to the Office of Graduate Studies and Research by March 1 for the fall semester or October 1 for spring.
Letter grade only (A-F). May be repeated to a maximum of 6 units, with different topics in different semesters or with different topics in the same semester.

698. Thesis (3)

Prerequisites: Advancement to candidacy, EDP 519 or EDP 520 or EDP 595 or EDP 696, approval by director, department chair and associate dean.
Planning, preparation and completion of a thesis under supervision of a faculty committee.
Must be taken for six units. Application for enrollment must be made to the Graduate Studies Office by March 1 for the fall semester or October 1 for the spring semester. Letter grade only (A-F).

699. Project (3)

Prerequisites: Advancement to candidacy, approval of graduate advisor, and written application to the College of Education Graduate Office.
Information and discussion related to the development of master's degree projects in Educational Psychology, School Administration, Counseling and related fields.
Letter grade only (A-F). May be repeated to a maximum of 6 units. Project application to be made to the College of Education Graduate Office by March 1 for the Summer or Fall semester or October 1 for the Spring semester.


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