Course Topics

PSYC 130 General Psychology
An introduction to the field of psychology intended for both majors and non-majors. Topics covered include social processes, personality, emotional disorders, development, thinking, testing, learning, motivation, perception, psychobiology, and animal behavior.

PSYC 465 Abnormal Psychology
An examination of the major psychological disorders including depression, schizophrenia, personality disorders, psychosomatic disorders, organic disorders, and the disorders of childhood. Emphasis is placed on the description and classification of psychopathology and on the research relating to etiology and treatment.

PSYC 468 Intro to Counseling
An introduction to models of counseling with an emphasis on selected processes and skills necessary to apply the models in a variety of settings. One class meeting per week is devoted to the practice of skills. Other topics include professional ethics and the efficacy of major models of counseling.