PSYC 2093 - Abnormal Psychology, 3 Credits

Prerequisite(s): PSYC 1013 with D or better

Level: Lower

Course Attributes: Gen Ed - Social Sciences, Liberal Arts and Science

The major emphasis of this course is the understanding of the symptoms, etiology, diagnostic classification, and theories pertaining to psychopathology. Special attention is paid to the medical model, the psychological model, and the behaviorist model as they apply to the causes and treatment of the behavioral disorders. Newer developments in therapy which treat mental disorders as problems of living rather than specific diseases are analyzed.