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PSYCH 342

Psychopathology

Psychology College of Family, Home, and Social Sciences

Course Description

Dynamics of maladjustment; major psychological disorders and therapeutic procedures. Fieldwork required.

When Taught

All Semesters/Terms

Grade Rule

Grade Rule 8: A, B, C, D, E, I (Standard grade rule)

Min

3

Fixed

3

Fixed

3

Fixed

0
No Prerequisites

Other Prerequisites

PSYCH 111 & PSYCH 307; or PSYCH 111 & NEURO 316; or PSYCH 111 & WRTG 315

Note

Contains content featured in the Graduate Record Examination (GRE).

Title

Forms of psychological disorders and major theories

Learning Outcome

Students will be able to identify and describe the major forms of psychological disorders and the major theories regarding the classification, etiology, and treatment of psychological disorders, and current data relevant to such theories.

Title

Service learning and exposure to psychological disorders

Learning Outcome

Students will be able to engage in service learning by serving persons diagnosed with psychological disorders.

Title

Critique concepts and theories

Learning Outcome

Students will be able to critically examine key concepts and theories in abnormal psychology.

Title

Use sources to analyze topics regarding disorders

Learning Outcome

Students will be able to examine and critique a topic in abnormal psychology using the current research literature.