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Psychology 3315


Abnormal Psychology 3-0

CRN 80069
An introduction to the study of abnormality: (1) issues in defining and evaluating it; (2) examples; (3) theories and research attempting to categorize, describe, and explain it; and (4) approaches used to prevent or change it when it is deemed a problem by the individual and/or society.
  • 12 assignments
  • 3 exams, proctored at a testing center
  • Required Textbook:

Comer, Fundamentals of Abnormal Psychology, 7th edition, 2014.
ISBN 1-4292-9563-5 (paperback) or ISBN 1-4641-3470-7 (loose-leaf)

  • Optional Resource:

PsychPortal access, ISBN 978-1-4641-6109-4

  • Instructor: Ollie Seay, Ph.D.
  • Tuition: $746.04 (This cost includes the online course fee.)

Acquiring Course Materials

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PSY 3315 is available online!  

To access the course website, contact the Office of Distance and Extended Learning. A $10-per-credit-hour online fee applies.