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College Catalog 2015-2016 
College Catalog 2015-2016 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PSYC 250 - Developmental Psychology

This is a course in life-span human development; we will examine the psychological theories and empirical research that describe and explain the processes that shape our lives between conception and death. We will cover issues related to physiological/biological, cognitive/linguistic, and social/emotional development. We will examine the fundamental principles and theories of developmental psychology, as well as the concepts, methods, research findings, and applied knowledge that are central to the study of developmental psychology, apply the theoretical and empirical findings of developmental psychology to our own lives and to the world around us, and analyze and critically evaluate some of the fundamental issues, arguments, and points of view in developmental psychology. Group B course. Prerequisite(s):   or   or permission of instructor Offered once each year. (4 Credits)