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Course Equivalents

Course Equivalents for PSYC 300 at Metropolitan State University in Fall 2017 (Aug - Dec)

While all courses listed as equivalents below are transferable, they are not necessarily equivalent in both directions. The courses below transfer TO the college or university shown above. To see how courses from your home college or university transfer to other participating colleges or universities, you can search Transferology.

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Alexandria Technical and Community College
PSYC 1410 - Abnormal Psychology - 3 credits
Hist/Soc/Behav Sci (05)
This course meets Minnesota Transfer Curriculum (MnTC) goal area 5. This course covers the branch of psychology that addresses the description, causes, and treatment of abnormal behavior patterns. Psychological disorders are looked at from the medical model perspective and the psychological and sociocultural perspectives. Common disorders are included such as stress, anxiety disorders, mood disorders, personality disorders, schizophrenia, dissociative disorders, eating and sleeping disorders, substance abuse, and gender identity disorders. Prerequisite: College level reading score on a placement test or a minimum grade of C in College Prep Reading (READ0900).
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Anoka-Ramsey Community College
PSYC 2250 - Abnormal Psychology - 3 credits
Ethical/Civic Resp (09)
Hist/Soc/Behav Sci (05)
(MnTC Goal 5 and 9) Prerequisite: PSYC 1110 with a grade of C or better Abnormal Psychology is an introduction to the diagnosis, etiology, and treatment of psychological disorders. The course will include discussion of historical foundations, theoretical approaches, and research methodology related to psychopathology. The course also focuses on important social and ethical issues such as labeling, confidentiality, civil commitment, and clinical decision making.
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Bemidji State University
PSY 2217 - Abnormal Psychology - 4 credits
Survey of the major forms of psychopathology in children, adolescents, and adults. Examines assessment, diagnosis, and current research into the causes and treatment of psychological disorders. Prerequisite: PSY 1100.
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Century College
PSYC 2021 - Abnormal Psychology - 3 credits
Hist/Soc/Behav Sci (05)
Human Diversity (07)
This course is an introduction to the diagnosis, causes, and treatments of psychological disorders. Students will learn the descriptions and prevalence of major disorders in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM), as well as their theoretical causes and associated treatments. The role of culture and diversity in mental illness will also be explored. Some of the disorders that will be studied in detail include mood disorders, anxiety disorders, trauma-related disorders, eating disorders, addictive disorders, schizophrenia, developmental disorders, and personality disorders. Prerequisite(s): PSYC 1020 with a grade of C or higher and ENGL 1021 with a grade of C or higher.
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Dakota County Technical College
PSYC 1200 - Abnormal Psychology - 3 credits
Hist/Soc/Behav Sci (05)
This psychology course is an introduction and overview of psychopathology. This course discusses diagnosis, treatment and prognosis of mental disorders and issues impacting mental health professionals.
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Hibbing Community College
PSYC 1400 - Abnormal Psychology - 3 credits
Hist/Soc/Behav Sci (05)
Abnormal Psychology is the study of mental and behavioral disorders: their theoretical perspectives, classification, description, assessment and intervention methods. Emotional, social, psychotic/organic, and developmental disorders are included, along with diagnosis and research methods. Prerequisite: None. MNTC goal area:(5)History/Social/Behavioral Sciences. Credits: 3(3 lecture/0 lab)
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Inver Hills Community College
PSYC 2250 - Abnormal Psychology - 3 credits
Hist/Soc/Behav Sci (05)
Human Diversity (07)
Explores the classification, assessment, diagnosis, symptoms, causes, and treatment of common psycho-pathologies, including anxiety disorders, depressive disorders, schizophrenia, personality disorders, and substance-related and addictive disorders.
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Itasca Community College
PSYC 2106 - Abnormal Psychology - 3 credits
Hist/Soc/Behav Sci (05)
Critical Thinking (02)
Human Diversity (07)
This course provides an overview of: historical and contemporary views regarding deviance and mental illness; symptoms associated with major areas of mental illness (e.g. mood disorders, psychotic disorders, eating disorders, anxiety disorders, personality disorders, disruptive behavior disorders); and the diagnosis and treatment of psychological disorders. This course meets MTC areas 2, 5 and 7. Prerequisite(s): Psyc 1101 or consent of instructor
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Minneapolis Community and Technical College
PSYC 2250 - Introduction to Psychological Disorders - 3 credits
Hist/Soc/Behav Sci (05)
This course expands on General Psychology by providing detailed descriptions and analyses of mental disorders and their treatments. You will review personality theories that underly the many explanations of psychological disorders and examine the symptoms, etiology, and treatment of those disorders. You will learn about psychological assessment and diagnostic procedures in scientific, social, and cultural contexts. You will explore social, ethical, cultural and legal issues related to the mental health field, especially in regard to the treatment of mental illnesses.
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Minnesota State Community and Technical College
PSYC 2220 - Abnormal Psychology - 3 credits
Hist/Soc/Behav Sci (05)
Meets MnTC Goal Area 5. This course is an introduction to the diagnosis, etiology and treatment of maladaptive behavior. The course will include historical and theoretical approaches, prevention and community resources.
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Minnesota State University Moorhead
PSY 463 - Abnormal Psychology - 3 credits
Descriptive and explanatory models are detailed in relation to their relevance to behavior pathology and the prevention of abnormal behavior. Students must have earned nine credits in psychology courses and junior standing or have the consent of the instructor. It is strongly recommended that students have taken PSY 261 prior to taking this course.
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Minnesota State University, Mankato
PSYC 455 - Abnormal Psychology - 4 credits
This course is designed to increase the student's awareness and understanding of abnormal psychology. Students will become familiar with clinical descriptions, course of onset, and treatment regimens specific to various disorders. Prereq: 8 PSYC credits
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Minnesota West Community and Technical College
PSYC 2221 - Abnormal Psychology - 3 credits
Provides students with historical and current views of the major patterns of behavior disorders. Examines the etiology of disorders, their symptom patterns, assessment and classification, their prevention and treatment, and current issues in the mental health field. Attention is given to how social variables such as race/ethnicity, gender, and socioeconomic status affect determination of abnormality. Prerequisite: PSYC 1101 or consent of instructor.
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Normandale Community College
PSYC 2200 - Abnormal Psychology - 3 credits
Hist/Soc/Behav Sci (05)
Human Diversity (07)
This course is a survey of the scientific study of psychological disorders such as obsessive-compulsive disorder, depression, bipolar disorder and schizophrenia. Topics include how people are diagnosed, possible causes of disorders, and research on the treatment of disorders.
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North Hennepin Community College
PSYC 2320 - Psychological Disorders - 3 credits
Hist/Soc/Behav Sci (05)
This course is an introduction to the origin, classification, and treatment of psychological disorders. Topics include historical and research issues, adjustment reactions to stress, neuroses, personality disorders, psychoses, types of psychotherapy, legal and ethical issues. Formerly Titled: Abnormal Psychology Prerequisite: Psyc 1150 or Psyc 1160 or consent of instructor
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Northland Community and Technical College
PSYC 2215 - Abnormal Psychology - 3 credits
Hist/Soc/Behav Sci (05)
(Fulfills MNTC Area: 5) This course provides an examination of major personality maladjustment and disorganization with primary emphasis on causes, diagnostic criteria, and treatment approaches. Prerequisites: PSYC1105 or PSYC2201.
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Northwest Technical College
PSYC 2220 - Abnormal Psychology - 3 credits
Hist/Soc/Behav Sci (05)
Meets MnTC Goal Area(s):5 Prerequisite(s): PSYC1105 This course provides an examination of major personality maladjustment and disorganization with primary emphasis on causes, diagnostic criteria, and treatment approaches. It includes historical and theoretical approaches, as well as an examination of related contemporary issues. This is a general education course that is appropriate for all learners interested in examining and having a better understanding of psychological abnormalities such as personality disorders, disorders related to stress and substance abuse, and other brain-related and/or cognitive impairments.
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Ridgewater College
PSYC 0275 - Abnormal Psychology - 3 credits
Hist/Soc/Behav Sci (05)
People/Environment (10)
An introduction to the study of abnormal behavior. The course will examine the nature and causes of psychopathology, including consideration of diagnosis, classification and assessment of mental disorder. Clinical disorders, personality disorders, and therapeutic regimens will be surveyed as well as legal and ethical issues related to the helping professions. Prerequisite: Psyc 131 or consent of instructor. MnTC Goal: 5, 10
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Rochester Community and Technical College
PSYC 2622 - Abnormal Psychology - 3 credits
Hist/Soc/Behav Sci (05)
Critical Thinking (02)
Human Diversity (07)
Analysis and understanding of abnormal behavior, covering topics such as the historical background, mood, anxiety and schizophrenic disorders; personality disorders, substance related disorders, disorders of childhood and adolescence; causes of abnormal behavior, prevention and therapy; cultural diversity of abnormal behavior. (Prerequisites: College level reading and writing). (3 C). MNTC: Goal 2/Critical Thinking, Goal 5/History and the Social and Behavioral Sciences, Goal 7/Human Diversity.
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Saint Paul College
PSYC 1740 - Abnormal Psychology - 4 credits
Hist/Soc/Behav Sci (05)
Human Diversity (07)
This course offers an integrated and multidimensional perspective of the study of psychopathology. Students learn about research methods, clinical assessment and diagnosis of psychological disorders using DSM codes as a reference. Students also explore the ways in which mental illness affects peoples' lives. (Prerequisite(s): PSYC 1710 General Psychology) (MnTC: Goals 5 & 7) 4C/4/0/0
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Southwest Minnesota State University
PSYC 335 - Abnormal Psychology - 3 credits

Causes and treatment of abnormal behavior patterns, diagnosis of such behaviors and investigation of normal and abnormal behaviors are studied.
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St. Cloud State University
PSY 490 - Psychological Disorders - 3 credits

Classification, discription, etiology and treatment of the disorders of personality organization and behavioral integration. 3 Cr. F, S, SUM.
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St. Cloud Technical and Community College
PSYC 2310 - Abnormal Psychology - 3 credits
Hist/Soc/Behav Sci (05)
Meets MN Transfer Goal Area 5 - History/Social, Behavioral Sciences. This course explores the nature and causes of abnormal behavior and the terminology used in describing and discussing abnormal behavior. Students will examine current trends and research in the fields of mental health and psychopathology. Student Learning Outcomes: * examine abnormal behavior in a historical and cultural context * describe the current system for the classification and assessment of mental disorders * categorize the behaviors and syndromes necessary for the diagnosis of mental disorders * identify the gender, cultural, psychological, biochemical, and environmental factors which predispose individuals toward mental disorders * compare the different approaches used in treating mental disorders including psychotherapy, medical, and non-psychiatric methods such as 12 step programs * utilize research and statistics to answer questions about mental disorders and its impact on society * examine how legal issues influence the treatment of mental disorders
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Winona State University
PSY 420 - Abnormal Psychology - 3 credits

The origins, development and treatment of abnormal behavior. Topics include mood, anxiety and schizophrenic disorders as well as selected topics, which may include somatoform and dissociative disorders, life-span related disorders, substance use disorders, organic disorders, psychological aspects of illness, and prevention. Prerequisites: PSY 210 and 3 additional SH in Psychology. Offered each semester. Grade only.
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