Clinical Psychology (CLP)

CLP 1001  Psychology of Human Adjustment  
Credit Hours:   3  
Prerequisites: Appropriate test scores in reading and writing or exemption from placement testing  
General Education Category: Communications Skills Gen Ed, Social Behavioral Sci Gen Ed  

This course explores the adjustment process of individuals as well as the importance of personal growth. The use of critical thinking skills to make appropriate decisions is a main focus with an emphasis on how individuals and groups cope with major life adjustments with regard to historical, economic, social, and cultural factors that influence mental processes and behaviors. Meets College Level Communications Skills and General Education requirements.

CLP 2140  Abnormal Psychology  
Credit Hours:   3  
Prerequisites: PSY 2012 or PSY 2012H or equivalent with a grade of "C" or higher  

This course explores major types of psychological disturbances and maladaptive behaviors as well as various diagnostic categories, causation, terminology and therapeutic approaches.

CLP 2140H  Honors Abnormal Psychology  
Credit Hours:   3  
Prerequisites: PSY 2012 or PSY 2012H -with a grade of "C" or higher and admission to the EFSC Honors Program  

The course explores major types of psychological disturbances and maladaptive behaviors as well as various diagnostic categories, causation, terminology, and therapeutic approaches to the treatment and epidemiology of mental health disorders. The Honors class will emphasize student leadership skills with student-led teaching.

CLP 2948  Service-Learning Field Studies 1  
Credit Hours:   1  

This course gives the student the opportunity to understand the relationship of theory to practice through participation in a service-learning experience. Students are required to complete 20 hours of volunteer work, a service-learning contract, and an oral and written reflection of the experience.