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New Course Proposal
PSY 484/PSY 584 PSYCHOLOGY OF ADDICTION

Status: Draft

Proposal

Proposal ID: 102142
Type: New Course
Effective Term: Spring 2018
Justification:
This course is a senior level seminar that meets curricular needs for psychology majors and minors, as well as non-majors. The course also has a strong writing-to-learn component that helps students meet university and major learning objectives related to professional writing.
Comments: None

Originators

Name Title Department/School
Frank Bernieri Professor Sch of Psychological Sci
Kathryn Becker Blease Associate Professor Sch of Psychological Sci
Sarah Dermody Assistant Professor Sch of Psychological Sci

Contacts

No contacts

Liaisons

Liaison Status Required
Kathryn Becker Blease - Associate Professor / Sch of Psychological Sci Not Contacted No
John Edwards - Director-Sch of Psych Sci / Sch of Psychological Sci Not Contacted Yes

Course Information

Designator/Course #: PSY 484 
Title:
PSYCHOLOGY OF ADDICTION  
College/Department or College/School:
College of Liberal Arts / School of Psychological Sciences 

Credits:
Max Credits to Graduation: 4   

Short Title:  
Grading Mode: A-F (includes I, W, R, S/U) 
Courses Taught Schedule:
Spring term in even years

Schedule Type: Seminar 
Campus Location: Corvallis Campus 
Programs Requiring
this Course:
None

Description:
Writing intensive course focusing on psychological factors in drug and behavioral addictions and associated interventions. The approach will be biopsychosocial, addressing neurobiological, behavioral, psychological, and social factors that influence addiction. Topics will include, but will not be limited to, epidemiology and public health impact, diagnosis, models of addiction, and intervention and treatment approaches.
Writing intensive course focusing on psychological factors in drug and behavioral addictions and associated interventions. The approach will be biopsychosocial, addressing neurobiological, behavioral, psychological, and social factors that influence addiction. Topics will include, but will not be limited to, epidemiology and public health impact, diagnosis, models of addiction, and intervention and treatment approaches.

Course Relationships

Designator Title Minimum Grade/Score
Enforced Prerequisites
PSY 202 *GENERAL PSYCHOLOGY D-
PSY 201 *GENERAL PSYCHOLOGY D-
Prerequisite Logic
PSY 201 AND PSY 202
Unenforced Requisites
Junior or senior standing
Corequisites
None
Equivalent Courses
None
Slash Courses
PSY 584
Crosslisted Courses
None

Documents

None
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