Semesters Available: Fall and Spring Years Available: All
This class is a study of various psychological disorders, their origins and available treatments. We will use an integrative approach to consider all components of psychopathology: biological, social, psychological, and spiritual. Students will be required to complete a research project on a category of disorders, evidencing mastery of material prerequisite to an understanding of assessment and diagnosis. This course should be taken by students who enter the program with no previous undergraduate or graduate coursework in abnormal psychology and who choose not to use the dual enrollment option to meet the leveling requirement. This course is offered online only.