2013-2015 Undergraduate Catalog

PSY 355 Psychology of the Exceptional Child

Psychological investigation into the nature of human differences as manifested in children and youth. Concerned with scientific study of physical, intellectual, social, and emotional development in unique children, as well as individual, institutional, and cultural response to the exceptional child. Cultural, social, and scientific procedures for the definition of deference emphasized. Treatment and educational systems touched upon. Prerequisite: PSY 101 or PSY 102.