PSYC-240 - Introduction to Abnormal Psychology

Minimum Credits: 3 Length: 45 hours Prerequisites: A minimum grade of C- (55%) in both PSYC 101 and PSYC 102 Delivery Method: On-campus Cost: $351.12 Course Outline: Outlines/PSYC240.pdf

This course is an introduction to the research, history, and theories of abnormal psychology. A major emphasis in the course is to examine selected categories of psychological disorders such as anxiety, depression, schizophrenia, personality disorders, eating disorders, and substance use disorders. Additional topics may include diagnostic classification, the impact of health and stress on psychological functioning, understanding abnormality, and therapies.