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PSYC& 200 - Lifespan Psychology

5 credits

PSYC& 100  

This course presents a comprehensive overview of the various theories and stages of human development throughout the lifespan. This course may fulfill requirements in human development for nursing, psychology and related occupations.

Theory Hours
5 theory hours.

AA Specified Elective
Satisfies specified elective requirement for the AA degree.

Course Outcomes
  • Demonstrate understanding of the Personal Dimensions of Lifespan Psychology
    • Develop understanding, skills, and techniques for analyzing human behavior using the methods of science
    • Gain a basic understanding of family, play, work, and death and dying as they apply to lifespan development
  • Demonstrate understanding of the Social Dimensions of Lifespan Psychology
    • Gain a basic understanding of the interaction between genetic and environmental influences on human development
  • Demonstrate understanding of Knowledge Building and the Cognitive Dimension of Lifespan Psychology
    • Learn and gain mastery over the basic facts and research findings, terminology, principles, and theories important in the various areas of lifespan developmental psychology
    • Practice and develop critical thinking skills, and written and oral communications skills as they relate to human development

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