2019-2020 Academic Catalog 
    Sep 24, 2020  
2019-2020 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PSYC 173 - Introduction to Abnormal Psychology

Discusses the manner in which abnormal behavior has been traditionally defined and the implications of these definitions. Provides a comprehensive overview of the major categories of abnormal behavioral disorders with an emphasis on theory and research (e.g., schizophrenia, affective disorders, substance abuse, eating disorders, etc.). Special attention is paid to issues of assessment, intervention, legal issues and prevention.

Prerequisites for this course require a grade of C- or better

This course fulfills the Social/Clinical requirement of the Psychology major.




Anticipated Terms Offered: Offered every semester