A Sample 4-Year Academic Studay Plan

ACADEMIC YEAR ONE (16 Credits)

Course #

Course name

Credits

1st Trimester (4 Credits)

IMH 101

Human Development

2

IMH 102

Reflective Adult Learning

1

IMH 500

Critical Reading of Research Articles

1
2nd Trimester (6 Credits)
IMH 203

Language Development (Prerequisite: IMH 101)

2
IMH 205

Social Emotional Development (Prerequisite: IMH 101)

2

IMH 501

Basic Research Design and Methodology (Prerequisite: IMH 500)

2

3rd Trimester (6 Credits)

IMH 204

Practicum: Language Development  (Prerequisite: IMH 203)

2

IMH 206

Practicum: Social Emotional Development (Prerequisite: IMH 205)

2

IMH 207

Educational & Cognitive Development (Prerequisite: IMH 101, IMH 102)

2

ACADEMIC YEAR TWO (18 Credits)

1st Trimester (6 Credits)
IMH 201 Motor and Sensory Processing Development (Prerequisite: IMH 101)
2
IMH 208

Practicum: Educational & Cognitive Development (Prerequisite: IMH 207)

2

IMH 210

Family System Theory & Functioning (Prerequisite: IMH 205, IMH 207)

2

2nd Trimester (6 Credits)
IMH 202 Practicum: Motor & Sensory Processing (Prerequisite: IMH 201)
2

IMH 211

Practicum: Family System Theory & Functioning (Prerequisite: IMH 210)

2

IMH 212 Neuroscience Basis for Social-Emotional and Cognitive Development (Prerequisite: IMH 101)
2
3rd Trimester (6 Credits)

IMH 213

Individual Differences and Psychopathology  (Prerequisite: IMH 201, IMH 203, IMH 205, IMH 207)

2
IMH 302 An Integrated, Developmental Approach to the Assessment, Evaluation, and Diagnostic Process (Prerequisites: IMH 201; IMH 203; IMH 205; IMH 207)
2

IMH 502

Statistics I (Prerequisite: IMH 501)

2

ACADEMIC YEAR THREE (17 Credits)

1st Trimester (6 Credits)

IMH 301

Ethics, Values, Cultural Competency and Legal Aspects of Professional Clinical Practice (Prerequisite: IMH 101)

1

IMH 303 Practicum: Advanced Assessment of Children and Families (Prerequisite: IMH 302)
3
IMH 503

Statistics II: Techniques of Data Analysis (Prerequisites: IMH 501; 502)

2
2nd Trimester (6 Credits)
IMH 209 Visual-Spatial Processing Development (Prerequisite: IMH 201, IMH 205)
3
IMH 306 Medical and Alternative Treatments in Infant Mental Health (Prerequisite: IMH 302)
1

IMH 508

Advanced Research Design and Methodology (Prerequisite: IMH 503 and/or IMH 504)

2

3rd Trimester (5 Credits)

IMH 304

An Integrated, Developmental Approach to Intervention I (Prerequisite: IMH 302, IMH 303)

2

Elective

IMH Elective Course

2

Elective Research Elective course
1

ACADEMIC YEAR FOUR (17 Credits)

1st Trimester (6 Credits)

IMH 504

Basic Psychometrics (Prerequisites: IMH 501, IMH 502)

2

IMH 505

Practicum: Infant Mental Health Research (Prerequisite: IMH 508)

3

Elective

IMH Elective Course

1

2nd Trimester (6 Credits)

IMH 305

An Integrated, Developmental Approach to Intervention II (Prerequisite: IMH 304)

2

IMH 307

Understanding How Children Learn: Recognizing Differences and Strengths and Creating Engaging, Supportive and Effective Learning Environments (Prerequisites: IMH 213, IMH 304, IMH 305)

2

IMH 509 Dissertation Seminar (Prerequisite: IMH 505)
1
Elective

Research Elective Course

1

3rd Trimester (5 Credits)

IMH 308

Federal, State, Community and School Regulations ((Prerequisite: IMH 307)

1

IMH 309

Practicum: Integrated Developmental Approach to Intervention III (Prerequisite: IMH 305)

2

IMH 310

Practicum: Consultation and Supervision (Prerequisites: IMH 205, IMH 211, IMH 213, IMH 302)

2

DISSERTATION PROCESS YEAR ONE (8 Credits)

1st Trimester

IMH 601

Dissertation proposal (Prerequisite: IMH 309, IMH 509)

2

2nd Trimester

IMH 601

Dissertation proposal (Prerequisite: IMH 309, IMH 509)

2

3rd Trimester 

IMH 602

Dissertation in progress (Prerequisite: IMH 601)

4

DISSERTATION PROCESS YEAR TWO (9 Credits)

1st Trimester 

IMH 602

Dissertation in progress (Prerequisite: IMH 601)

5

2nd Trimester 

IMH 603

Dissertation completion (Prerequisite: IMH 602)

2

3rd Trimester 

IMH 603

Dissertation completion (Prerequisite: IMH 602)

2