NWCCD 2017-18 Catalog 
    Aug 08, 2022  
NWCCD 2017-18 Catalog [This is an Archived Catalog.]

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PSYC 2300 - Developmental Psychology

This class is designed to undertake a scientific study of the development of the individual from prenatal beginnings through the early stages of adolescence.

Successful completion of or concurrent enrollment in PSYC 1000 General Psychology



Minimum Student Competencies
Upon completion of PSYC 2300 Developmental Psychology, the student will:

  1. describe the biological/physical, cognitive, and personality/social processes in human development.
  2. explore the psychoanalytic, cognitive, behavioral, social learning, and ethological approaches to the scientific study human development.
  3. analyze the significant controversies in the field of human development.
  4. apply scientific findings in the field of human development to personal experiences.
  5. compare cultural differences in human development.
  6. distinguish between the proposed stages of human development.
  7. evaluate the critical differences between childhood, adolescence, and adulthood.
  8. summarize self-development.
  9. identify the influence of culture on human development.

Credits: 3

Instructional Method Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 hours/week

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