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PSYC 251
Fall 2011
Section: 01  
Certificates: Civic Engagement

This course is designed to explore what we know and what we don't know about psychopathology. Historical and contemporary views will be examined in such a way to promote the consideration of potential approaches for the future. All conceptualizations will be theoretically and empirically grounded, and problems with diagnosing "abnormal" behavior will be considered.

Essential Capabilities: Ethical Reasoning, Logical Reasoning
Students with be required to develop logical reasoning as they learn the scientific literature on mental disorders (and diagnosis) and how to place it in the theoretical context of models of psychopathology. Ethical issues will arise when considering diagnosis and treatment from historical and present day contexts.
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: SBS PSYC
Course Format: Lecture / DiscussionGrading Mode: Graded
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: PSYC105
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (CIVI-MN)(PSYC)(STS)
Past Enrollment Probability: Not Available

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