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Developmental Psychology Lifespan
DEV PSYCHOLOGY
CLASS CODE: PSYCH 201 CREDITS:  3
DIVISION: EDUCATION & HUMAN DEVELOPMENT
DEPARTMENT: PSYCHOLOGY
GENERAL EDUCATION: This course fulfills a General Education - Social Science requirement.

CATALOG DESCRIPTION: The study of biological, affective, social and cognitive aspects of behavior through the life span.
DESCRIPTION: The study of biological, affective, social and cognitive aspects of behavior through the life span.
TOPICS: Nature vs nurture issues, theories of develoment research & scientific methods, prenatal, infancy, toddler, childhood, adolescence, early adulthood, middle adulthood, later life, death
OBJECTIVES: To define Developmental Psychology.
To survey the multi-disciplinary approaches to the study of human growth and development.
To understand the process of conception, prenatal development, and the birth of human organism.
To isolate pertinent knowledge of developmental aspects of infancy.
To provide current information on the developmental aspects of adolescence.
To define the events that mark the adult life pattern.
To consider the reality of death--the plight of the aged, and the dying process.
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