Investigation of the concept of "mental disorder", focusing on the history, development, and application of systems for conceptualizing, comprehending, and working with persons experiencing psychological difficulties. Examines various theories of abnormality, including but not limited to psychodynamic, behavioral, humanistic, cognitive, and constructivist. Also explores issues surrounding the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders.
- Liberal Arts
- Must be enrolled in the following level: Graduate
- Must be enrolled in one of the following majors: Mental Health Counseling (290), Music Therapy (285), Psychology (208), Psychological Science (210)
- Students cannot elect the Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory grade option for this course