An exploration of perspectives on psychological disorders with emphasis on major diagnostic categories and criteria. The course examines individual and sociocultural factors related to the causes and treatment of psychopathology. Students will refine skills in the evaluation and communication of psychological research. This course satisfies the “Health & Counseling” Breadth Area. Prerequisite: PSYC 101 with a grade of C- or better or with permission of the instructor. Not open to students who have received credit for PSYC 375.