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PSYC& 200
Lifespan Psychology


Credits: 5
Clock Hours per Quarter: 50

AA Discipline: [Social Sciences]

Lecture Hours:50


Description
An in-depth study of human development focusing on the biological, cognitive, and psychosocial domains of each of the stages of the lifespan from birth to death. Recommended: READ 088 or higher. Formerly PSY 103, Developmental Psychology.

Intended Learning Outcomes
  • Distinguish among the major theoretical perspectives within lifespan psychology and apply them to an array of topics in the field of lifespan psychology.
  • Explain the major changes which occur to humans across the lifespan in terms of cognitive, biological, and psychosocial development.
  • Apply developmental psychological concepts to self and others.
  • Define and explain psychological terminology related to lifespan psychology.
  • Appraise the value and validity of research in the area of lifespan psychology.
  • Explain the factors related to individual differences in human growth and change across the lifespan.

  • Course Topics
  • Psychological theorists and theories, research, and concepts across the lifespan:
  • Prenatal development
  • Infancy and toddlerhood
  • Early childhood
  • Adolescence
  • Emerging adulthood
  • Adulthood
  • Late adulthood

  • Syllabi Listing See ALL Quarters
    Course
    Year Quarter
    Item
    Instructor  
    PSYC& 200
    Summer 2015
    5442
    Staci Simmelink-Johnson
    PSYC& 200
    Spring 2015
    1508
    Jan Kruper
    PSYC& 200
    Spring 2015
    5765
    Staci Simmelink-Johnson
    PSYC& 200
    Winter 2015
    1817
    Regina Eilertson
    PSYC& 200
    Winter 2015
    5765
    Regina Eilertson


    Two Year Projected Schedule

    Year One* Year Two**
    Fall
    Winter
    Spring
    Summer
    Mini 
    Fall
    Winter
    Spring
    Summer
    Mini
    X
    X
    X
    X
     
    X
    X
    X
    X
     

    *If fall quarter starts on an odd year (2003, 2005, etc.), it's Year One.
    **
    If fall quarter starts on an even year (2002, 2004, etc.), it's Year Two.