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PSYC& 200 - Lifespan Psychology

Credits: 5
Covers theories and supporting research that explain psychological development from conception through old age. Topics may include physiological development, emotional development, personality and social development, cognitive development, and aging and death.

Enrollment Requirement: Eligible for ENGL& 101 ; and PSYC& 100  with a grade of 2.0 or higher; or instructor consent.

Satisfies Requirement: Social Science
Course Outcomes:
Students who successfully complete this class will be able to:

  1. Explain the research principles that underlie research in developmental psychology.
  2. Identify and describe the major theories utilized to understand human development.
  3. Identify and describe developmental milestones associated with prenatal, infancy, childhood, adolescence, and adult developmental periods.
  4. Explain the influences of biology and environment on human development.

Program Outcomes
Identify and apply concepts related to acquiring, evaluating and using reliable, valid, and powerful information to understand mind and behavior.

College-wide Outcomes
  • Critical Thinking - Critical thinking finds expression in all disciplines and everyday life. It is characterized by an ability to reflect upon thinking patterns, including the role of emotions on thoughts, and to rigorously assess the quality of thought through its work products. Critical thinkers routinely evaluate thinking processes and alter them, as necessary, to facilitate an improvement in their thinking and potentially foster certain dispositions or intellectual traits over time.



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