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A thesis for the doctoral degree must constitute original scholarship and must be a distinct contribution to knowledge. It must show familiarity with previous work in the field and must demonstrate ability to plan and carry out research, organize results, and defend the approach and conclusions in a scholarly manner. The research presented must meet current standards of the discipline; as well, the thesis must clearly demonstrate how the research advances knowledge in the field. Finally, the thesis must be written in compliance with norms for academic and scholarly expression and for publication in the public domain.

Required Courses (30 credits)

EDPC 701 (0) Comprehensive Examination
EDPC 702 (3) Assessment & Diagnosis 2
EDPC 714 (3) Theory / Models: Family Therapy
EDPC 720 (3) Consultation and Program Evaluation
EDPC 780 (6) Supervision
EDPC 782 (6) Doctoral Field Experience
EDPC 786 (6) Proposal Preparation and Defense
EDPE 712 (3) Neurological Bases of Behaviour

Required Internship (24 credits)

EDPC 795 (24) Pre-doctoral Internship

Complementary Courses (6 credits)

6 credits from the following:

EDPE 682 (3) Univariate/Multivariate Analysis
EDPE 684 (3) Applied Multivariate Statistics
EDPE 687 (3) Qualitative Methods in Educational Psychology

Elective Courses (6 credits)

Two courses that must be at the 500, 600, or 700 level. Electives are on topics related to specialized interests and must be approved by the supervisor.