2017-2018 Academic Catalog 
    Aug 14, 2022  
2017-2018 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PSYC 285 - Psychological and Practical Issues in Developmental Disabilities

This course is designed to introduce students to the psychological, behavioral and practical issues arising from developmental disabilities. First, we will explore the underlying causes, deficits across cognitive, behavioral, motivational domains, and specific needs of these individuals. The second objective of the course is to explore all the factors that will help these individuals to be integrated into our society.  Throughout the course students will have the opportunity to spend time at different educational sites that work with individuals with developmental disabilities and interact with educational, clinical and supporting staff, as well as with individuals with disabilities to gain a better understanding of the their needs and capabilities.  

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

This course fulfills the capstone requirement of the psychology major.

Prerequisites:  PSYC 109  , PSYC 150  OR PSYC 152  OR PSYC 153  , PSYC 248  

Anticipated Terms Offered: Annually