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Abnormal Psychology

Credits: 3
Course Number: 10-809-159

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Course Description

10-809-159 ABNORMAL PSYCHOLOGY ...surveys features, causes, assessment and treatment of abnormal behavior through major theoretical perspectives. Introduces the diagnosis system of the DSM-IV, the history, cultural/social differences, current perspectives, diagnosis criteria/treatments. (Prerequisite: Next Gen Rdg score greater/equal to 250 AND Writing score greater/equal to 237; OR ACT Rdg score greater/equal to 16 AND English greater/equal to 15; OR 10-831-107, College Reading and Writing with a B or better)

Course Typically Offered

  • Summer
  • Fall
  • Spring

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Credit for Prior Learning

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What will I learn?

  1. Summarize the foundations of abnormal psychology
  2. Explain research methods as they apply to the field of abnormal psychology
  3. Differentiate the characteristics of psychological disorders
  4. Explore methods used in assessing mental health
  5. Examine possible causes of psychological disorders
  6. Identify social considerations in mental health
  7. Investigate elements of psychological wellness
  8. Investigate mental health resources
  9. Analyze various treatments for psychological disorders

Class Details

Class Number:
21715
Location:
Virtual Campus
Delivery:
Online
Term:
Spring 2024
Session:
8W2
Instructors:
Desiree Franks
Date Range:
-
Estimated Cost:
$568.40 *

Class Notes

  • This is an Online class that can be accessed anywhere using internet. For more information regarding this delivery and how to access your class, see www.nwtc.edu/onlinefaq.

  • The required digital course materials will be accessible via BlackBoard on or just prior to the first day of class. The fee for the materials is included as part of the ‘Digital Material Access Fee’ on your tuition statement. The optional purchase of a print version of the textbook is available through the NWTC Bookstore.

  • The required digital course materials will be accessible via Canvas on or just prior to the first day of class. The fee for the materials is included as part of the ‘Digital Material Access Fee’ on your tuition statement. The optional purchase of a print version of the textbook is available through the NWTC Bookstore.

Meeting Times

Dates Day(s) / Time Location(s)
03/20/24 - 05/14/24 Anytime
Anytime
Online

* Cost displayed is an estimate and may be discounted if attendees are residents of Northeast Wisconsin Back to cost