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.
Instructional Method Lecture
Successful completion of or concurrent enrollment in PSYC 1000 General Psychology
Minimum Student Competencies
Upon completion of PSYC 2300 Developmental Psychology, the student will:
- describe the biological/physical, cognitive, and personality/social processes in human development.
- explore the psychoanalytic, cognitive, behavioral, social learning, and ethological approaches to the scientific study human development.
- analyze the significant controversies in the field of human development.
- apply scientific findings in the field of human development to personal experiences.
- compare cultural differences in human development.
- distinguish between the proposed stages of human development.
- evaluate the critical differences between childhood, adolescence, and adulthood.
- summarize self-development.
- identify the influence of culture on human development.
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