NSU HPD Catalog 2020-2021

Dr. Kiran C. Patel College of Osteopathic Medicine—Family Therapy Programs 139 CurriculumOutlines Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Family Therapy The Ph.D. in Family Therapy curriculum includes the following: Pathway Courses The Ph.D. in Family Therapy program is a variable credit program (81–114 credit hours). Upon admission, an individualized degree plan is formulated for each student based on the student’s academic background. Students may transfer up to 12 credits from non-NSU programs, if appropriate and approved by the curriculum committee. Pathway Courses Credit Hours SFTD 5006 Introduction to Systems Theories 3 SFTD 5007 Research in Marital and Family Therapy 3 SFTD 5008 Introduction to Marital and Family Therapy 3 SFTD 5009 Theories of Marital and Family Therapy 3 SFTD 5045 Group Psychotherapy 3 SFTD 5046 Human Development Across the Life Cycle 3 SFTD 5300 Legal, Ethical, and Professional Issues 3 SFTD 6520 Diversity and Psychosocial Issues 3 SFTD 7301 Assessment in Marital and Family Therapy 3 SFTD 7302 Theories of Personality and Psychopathology 3 SFTD 7311 Human Sexuality and Gender 3 Core Curriculum The Ph.D. in Family Therapy core curriculum includes the following: Required Core Courses Credit Hours SFTD 5001 Doctoral Seminar I 1 SFTD 5002 Doctoral Seminar II 1 SFTD 5003 Doctoral Seminar III 1 SFTD 5004 Reading/Writing/Editing for Doctoral Scholars 3 SFTD 5010 Systemic Family Therapy I 3 SFTD 5020 Systemic Family Therapy II 3 SFTD 5030 Systemic Family Therapy III 3 SFTD 5040 Systemic Family Therapy IV 3 SFTD 5110 Language Systems 3 SFTD 5120 Thinking Systems 3 SFTD 5410 Quantitative Research I 3 SFTD 6321 Fundamentals of Teaching Marriage and Family Therapy 3 SFTD 6325 Fundamentals of Supervision in Marriage and Family Therapy 3

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