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PSY 2217 Abnormal Psychology

A study of the diagnostic criteria, symptoms, causes and treatments of disorders listed in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, with an emphasis on current clinical research.

Prerequisites: PSY 1100

Course Outcomes
  • Logical analysis of diagnostic problems using synthesis and evaluation of symptoms related to mental disorders.
  • Communicate effectively regarding diagnosis and treatment of mental disorders through writing, oral communication, listening, reading, and computer and information literacy.
  • Conduct clinical assessment of major psychological disorders using the DSM as a reference.
Credit Hours: 3
  • Classroom: 3 hours
  • Division: Liberal Arts, Communication and Social Sciences
  • Department: Psychology
  • Repeatable Credit: No
  • Offered Online: Yes
Available Sections
Virtual Learning
Virtual Learning
Faculty: Carpenter
Term: Spring 2021
Format: Course meets virtually during scheduled day(s) and time(s), with some online content. Check the schedule to confirm days and times your class will meet virtually. Requires computer and high-speed internet.
Open Seats: 4
Meets: MW from 12:30PM to 1:45PM
Section: 100
Open Seats: 4
Meets: MW from
12:30PM to 1:45PM
Section: 100
Online Learning
Online Learning
Faculty: Isbell
Term: Spring 2021
Format: Complete work online when it fits your schedule while adhering to weekly deadlines. Requires computer and high-speed internet.
Course Fee: $22.50
Open Seats: 3
Section: 500
Open Seats: 3
Section: 500
Online Learning
Online Learning
Faculty: Humbert
Term: Spring 2021
Format: Complete work online when it fits your schedule while adhering to weekly deadlines. Requires computer and high-speed internet.
Course Fee: $22.50
Open Seats: 1
Section: 501
Open Seats: 1
Section: 501
Online Learning
Online Learning
Faculty: Bielek
Term: Spring 2021
Format: Complete work online when it fits your schedule while adhering to weekly deadlines. Requires computer and high-speed internet.
Course Fee: $22.50
Open Seats: 2
Section: 502
Open Seats: 2
Section: 502
Online Learning
Online Learning
Faculty: Lang
Term: Spring 2021
Format: Complete work online when it fits your schedule while adhering to weekly deadlines. Requires computer and high-speed internet.
Course Fee: $22.50
Open Seats: 5
Section: 503
Open Seats: 5
Section: 503
Online Learning
Online Learning
Faculty: Folley
Term: Spring 2021
Format: Complete work online when it fits your schedule while adhering to weekly deadlines. Requires computer and high-speed internet.
Course Fee: $22.50
Open Seats: 22
Section: 504
Open Seats: 22
Section: 504
Online Learning
Online Learning
Faculty: Pitsikalis
Term: Spring 2021
Format: Condensed content. Shorter than normal term. Complete work online when it fits your schedule while adhering to weekly deadlines. Requires computer and high-speed internet.
Note: 12 Week Term
Course Fee: $22.50
Open Seats: 9
Section: 530
Open Seats: 9
Section: 530
Online Learning
Online Learning
Faculty: Lang
Term: Spring 2021
Format: Condensed content. Shorter than normal term - meets once or a few times only. Complete work online when it fits your schedule while adhering to weekly deadlines. Requires computer and high-speed internet.
Note: B Term
Course Fee: $22.50
Open Seats: 5
Section: 5B4
Open Seats: 5
Section: 5B4