Study of abnormal behavior and personality. Covers neuroses, psychoses, and other
psychological problems, along with their etiology, dynamics, principal symptoms, and
treatments. Explores the relationship between theory of personality and psychotherapy.
Types and patterns of abnormal behavior; major theories regarding its causes; clinical
assessment and modes of treatment.
Grade Option (Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass)
Lecture hours/semester: 48-54
Homework hours/semester: 96-108
Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 838 or ENGL 848 or ESL 400. Completion of or concurrent enrollment
in any READ 400 level course.
AA/AS Degree Requirements: Area E5b
(CSU GE Area D), UC (IGETC Area 4)