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2023-2024 Official General Catalog 
2023-2024 Official General Catalog

PSY 210 - Human Development

This course provides a survey of human development from conception, infancy, childhood, adolescence, adulthood and end of life.  Physical, psychological, cognitive, social, emotional and cultural factors affecting development will be discussed.  Various theories of developmental psychology as well as typical problems in various stages of the life cycle will be examined.

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. Describe major concepts and theories within the social science of human development.
  2. Demonstrate an understanding of the methods developmental psychologists use to explore developmental phenomena.
  3. Clearly articulate an issue or problem.
  4. Identify, analyze, and evaluate ideas, data, and arguments as they occur in their own or others’ work.
  5. Acknowledge limitations of ideas, data and arguments as they occur in their own or others’ work.
  6. Develop well-reasoned (logical) arguments to form judgments and/or draw conclusion.