Apr 12, 2021  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Academic Catalog 
2020-2021 Undergraduate Academic Catalog

PSY 230 - Child Abnormal

3 credits
This course provides an overview of the nature and origin of cognitive, affective, and behavioral problems in children. It traces philosophical, biological, psychological, and cultural views of abnormalities which have contributed to science-based descriptions of current disorders. Influences on abnormalities, including biology, development, social factors, attachment, parenting, and temperament are investigated along with therapy, medication, and other ethical, science-based techniques methodologies that alleviate abnormalities. Critical thinking skills using Christian doctrine and scientific methodology are integrated to evaluate information. The course also focuses on applying scientific research and writing skills to develop special topics in this field.
Prerequisite(s): PSY 101  
Term Offered: Fall semester