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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

Consortium for International Studies | Evaluated Learning Experience

Abnormal Psychology PSY 201


Varies; self-study.

Various; distance learning format

August 2018 - Present. 

Instructional delivery format: 
Hybrid course/exam
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to: discuss and interpret the definition of abnormal behavior; provide a historical overview of abnormal psychology; interpret and explain research methodologies used for describing and explaining abnormal psychology; define and discuss classification, diagnosis, and assessment of various disorders; and identify and discuss assessment techniques.


Major topics include disorders and abnormalities of the human body and mind. The course also explores different methods of treatment for disorders, as well as the various causes for these disorders. 

Credit recommendation: 

In the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 3 semester hours in Abnormal Psychology or Psychology (8/18) (9/23 revalidation).