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Active as of Fall Semester 2024

I. General Information

1. Course Title:
Understanding Psychological Disorders

2. Course Prefix & Number:
PSYC 2470

3. Course Credits and Contact Hours:

Credits: 3

Lecture Hours: 3

4. Course Description:

This course examines psychological disorders, their causes and available treatments. Topics covered include anxiety, mood disorders, substance-related disorders, eating disorders, schizophrenia and disorders of childhood and adolescence. The difference between normal and disordered functioning and relevant social, economic, cultural and historical contexts will also be discussed. Applicable research will be reviewed in terms of cultural diversity implications from both historical and current perspectives.

5. Placement Tests Required:

Accuplacer (specify test): No placement tests required Score:

6. Prerequisite Courses:

PSYC 2470 - Understanding Psychological Disorders

A total of 1 Course(s) from...
Course CodeCourse TitleCredits
PSYC 2421General Psychologycr.
PSYC 2423Honors General Psychologycr.

9. Co-requisite Courses:

PSYC 2470 - Understanding Psychological Disorders

There are no corequisites for this course.