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PSY 2217 Abnormal Psychology

A study of the diagnostic criteria, symptoms, causes and treatments of disorders listed in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, with an emphasis on current clinical research.

Division: Liberal Arts, Communication and Social Sciences
Department: Psychology
Repeatable Credit: No
Offered Online: Yes

Prereqs: PSY 1100 


  • Logical analysis of diagnostic problems using synthesis and evaluation of symptoms related to mental disorders.
  • Communicate effectively regarding diagnosis and treatment of mental disorders through writing, oral communication, listening, reading, and computer and information literacy.
  • Conduct clinical assessment of major psychological disorders using the DSM as a reference.

Credit Hours: 3

Classroom Hours: 3