Department of Psychology Title The Ohio State University

Psychology 5681

Development and Psychopathology

Examines theories and research on psychopathology (e.g. autism) during infancy, childhood, and adolescence from a developmental-contextual perspective; emphasis on description, prevalence, etiology, prognosis, and assessment.


Credit Hours: 3


Psych 2220(H), 2300, and 3550(H), or permission of instructor

Meets the following Psychology Major Goals:


Knowledge Base in Psychology

  • Describe key concepts, principles, & overarching themes in psychology
  • Describe applications of psychology


Scientific Inquiry & Critical Thinking

  • Use scientific reasoning to interpret psychological phenomena
  • Interpret, design, & conduct basic psychological research

Psychology Major:

Sequenced Advanced

Psychology Minors:

Advanced elective for General Psychology; Elective for Clinical Psychology & Individual Differences, Developmental Psychology

General Education:

Syllabus: View Sample Syllabus

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