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2016-2017 Official General Catalog 
2016-2017 Official General Catalog [Archived Catalog]

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PSY 210 - Human Development

Human development from conception through adulthood to the end of life.  Considers physical, intellectual, emotional, and social maturation and typical problems in various stages of the life cycle.  Especially designed for Health Sciences, Education and Psychology majors.

Prerequisite- Corequisite
Prerequisite:  PSY 110 General Psychology, ENG 110 College Writing I

Credits: 3
3 Class Hours
Course Profile
Learning Outcomes of the Course:

Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

1.  Demonstrate understanding and application of the facts, concepts, and theories of the stages of human development from conception through death.
2.  Demonstrate an understanding of the scientific method in the study of behavior and recognize the basic research methods used to gain knowledge about the stages of human development across the life span.
3.  Understand and analyze psychological research about human development.
4.  Identify social and ethical issues as well as current considerations in this field of human development.
5.  Develop a broader understanding of human development across cultures.
6.  Be familiar with local, state, and federal resources for parents, educators, and other professionals in the field of human development.

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