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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. Prerequisite: a grade of C or higher in PSY 1300.
  • 12 assignments
  • 3 exams, proctored at a testing center
  • Students in this course may submit no more than two assignments each week.
  • 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: $783.63 (This cost includes the online course fee.)


Acquiring Course Materials

All required and optional course materials for both the print-based and online versions of this course are available through the Texas State University Bookstore. Select the current semester, and then select "ODEL" as the Department name. 

This course is now available online!

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

Before enrolling in this online correspondence self-paced course, take the Online Learning Readiness Self-Assessment, which will help you determine if online correspondence self-paced courses are a good fit for you.

Take a look inside this course

You may view the syllabus and a sample of the PSY 3315 online course before enrolling.