Apr 16, 2021  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Academic Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Undergraduate Academic Catalog

PSY 300 - Abnormal Psychology


3 credits
This course provides a scientific study of psychological disorders and integrates principles of Christian doctrine to evaluate this area of psychology. Philosophical, theoretical, and historical foundations of abnormality are addressed along with definitions of particular disorders and contributing factors such as biology, stress, and social and psychological influences. The course also addresses therapy, medication, and other methods identified through research as effective measures in alleviating these disorders. A final aspect of this course focuses on applying scientific research and writing to develop professional skills for describing disorders and explore interest areas in abnormal psychology.
Prerequisite(s): PSY 101  
Term Offered: Spring semester