Oct 22, 2021  
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PSYC& 220 - Abnormal Psychology


5 credits

Recommended Preparation
ENGL& 101  

Prerequisites
PSYC& 100  

This course provides an introduction to the study of psychological disorders and the theoretical perspectives of psychopathology.

Theory Hours
5 theory hours.

AA Specified Elective
Satisfies specified elective requirement for the AA degree.

Course Outcomes
  • Demonstrate understanding of Psychology from a positive perspective
    • Students will learn the distinction between the emerging Positive Psychology principles and other theoretical principles of psychology
    • Students will be expected to demonstrate applications of core concepts of Positive Psychology and resiliency factors
  • Demonstrate understanding of the Personal Dimensions of Positive Psychology
    • Students will develop an understanding of resiliency factors and how to use them
    • Students will develop an understanding of the dimensions of happiness/subjective well-being and their applications
  • Demonstrate understanding of Knowledge Building and the Cognitive Dimension of Positive Psychology
    • Students will acquire skills and learn how to implement strengths-based concepts
    • Students will become familiar with research that supports the principles, strategies, and skills of Positive Psychology




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