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2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

PSY 320 - Developmental Psychology

2018-2019 Catalog Year:

This course provides a comprehensive introduction to developmental psychology and to the scientific study of developmental processes during the period from conception through adolescence. As such this course will present theory, research, and applied topics as they apply to prenatal development, infancy, childhood and adolescence. Topics will include major theories and themes in developmental psychology, developmental research methods, physical development, socio-emotional development, cognitive development, language development, moral development, and contexts for development to include culture, family and peers. The emphasis in this class is on discovering the many different biological, maturational, and experiential factors that influence development.

Note: Students who have taken PSY 322, PSY 323 or HDV 322 or HDV 323 may not take this course.
Prerequisite: PSY 100 or COG 166
Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer
Credit: 3