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College of Extended Learning

Foundations of Clinical Psychology

Subject Course No. Credit Value
Psychology PSYC 2313 Three (3) credit hours

This course is an introduction to the main theories, research approaches, and intervention perspectives of clinical psychology. Topics dealt with include professional issues in clinical psychology, concepts and history of abnormality, assessment and diagnosis of psychological disorders, and modes of psychotherapy. This course is intended to expose the student to the basic concepts, theories, and issues in psychopathology and psychotherapy for more advanced courses in the clinical domain.

Instructor: Diane LaChapelle (please contact the instructor if you need an up-to-date syllabus)
Prerequisite: Introductory Psychology (6 ch) or permission of instructor

Course details

Students have six months from the registration date to complete the course. All course exams and/or assignments must be completed by the designated end date.

Assignments and examinations

  • 1 x Midterm Exam (worth 32%)
  • 1 x Final Exam (worth 30%)
  • 1 x Book Report (worth 16%)
  • Quizzes (worth 20%)

All mid-term exams and final exams for online courses will be invigilated at an approved time and location. Please refer to the Online Exam Request Form

Fees and payments

Online courses are subject to an additional $100 non-refundable/non-transferable online fee per course For more information on fees and methods of payment, please click here.

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If you have previously registered in this online course and wish to register again, please contact us at 453-4646 to complete the registration process.

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