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PSY* 201 Lifespan Development


Credits: 3

This course will focus on the development of the individual from conception through the geriatric stage. In the early weeks of the course, the stress will be on an investigation of the physical, perceptual, intellectual, and emotional development of the child. Special attention will be given to Erik Erikson’s theory of psychosocial development and Jean Piaget’s theory of cognitive development. Various types of developmental maladjustments will be considered. The course will also consider the developmental tasks of the adolescent and adult. The course, in its final sessions, will investigate the aging process and death
Prerequisite: PSY* 111 , or PSY* 112 , or permission of instructor
TAP Competency: Social Phenomena Knowledge & Understanding



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