Courses

CLP 2001 Personal Growth 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Introduces the concepts and techniques in psychology that apply to personal growth and development. All students have the opportunity to participate in research projects or alternative experiences. (S)

Attributes: General Education - Social Science

CLP 3144 Abnormal Psychology 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

The varieties of disordered experience and conduct, and their contribution to an understanding of more effective personal and social adjustment. Includes the neuroses, psychoses and psychosomatic and conduct disturbances. (S)

Prerequisite: PSY 2012.

Attributes: General Education - Social Science

CLP 3911 Introduction to Clinical Research 1-3 Credits

Grading Scheme: S/U

Hands-on, faculty-supervised research experience in an area of interest to the student. Introduces current research techniques, including the design and development of clinical research projects and data analysis. Three hours of laboratory work or other research activity (e.g., literature searches, grant preparation, recruitment of study participants, etc.) are required for each semester credit. (S-U)

CLP 4110 Eating Disorders 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Overview of the causes and treatments associated with the full range of recognized eating disorders, including anorexia, bulimia and binge eating disorder, as well as a variety of subclinical forms of problematic eating behaviors and their surrounding factors and issues.

Prerequisite: PSY 2012.

CLP 4134 Introduction to Clinical Child/Pediatric Psychology 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Survey and exploration of the science and practice of clinical child/pediatric psychology, including application of clinical science to problems faced by children and their families. Course also emphasizes assessment and intervention methodologies related to child behavior and health.

Prerequisite: PSY 2012 and CLP 3144, and STA 2023.

CLP 4160 Advanced Abnormal Psychology 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Detailed coverage of the origins, treatments and controversies associated with select forms of emotional distress or mental illness. Includes theoretical and empirical contributions to understanding select mood disorders, anxiety disorders, substance disorders, and psychotic disorders, among others.

Prerequisite: PSY 2012 and CLP 3144.

CLP 4302 Introduction to Clinical Psychology 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Survey and exploration of contemporary roles of clinical psychologists. Course also emphasizes the integration of science and practice when solving problems of individuals, families and groups.

Prerequisite: PSY 2012 and CLP 3144 and STA 2023 and (communication sciences and disorders or health science majors or health science minor).

CLP 4314 Introduction to Health Psychology 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Survey and exploration of the science and practice of clinical health psychology. Course also emphasizes application of the biopsychosocial model of health and illness to health promotion, disease prevention and the treatment and rehabilitation of existing illness and disability.

Prerequisite: PSY 2012 and CLP 3144 and (three additional credits in psychology or health science or statistics) and (communication sciences and disorders or health science majors or health science minor).

CLP 4420 Introduction to Neuropsychology 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Survey and exploration of the science and practice of clinical neuropsychology. Course also emphasizes discussion of major neuropsychological disorders and the mechanisms underlying higher cognitive function.

Prerequisite: PSY 2012 and CLP 3144 and (three additional credits in psychology or health science or statistics).