Oct 24, 2019  
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2019-20 
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2019-20
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CFS 2710 - Individuals and Families Over the Lifespan

The purpose is to study the individual and family from a family and individual life span perspective. A variety of theoretical frameworks and perspectives will be reviewed, including life span developmental theory. Current research in the field of family science and child development will be surveyed.

Credit Hours: 3
General Education Code: 2SS
Repeat/Retake Information: May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.
Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 lecture
Grades: Eligible Grades: A-F,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I
Learning Outcomes:
  • Students will demonstrate an understanding of a life course perspective, and utilizing that knowledge to view individual and family experiences.
  • Students will demonstrate an understanding of the development of individuals and families from a life span perspective, in the context of the family.
  • Students will demonstrate knowledge of child, adolescent, and adult development theories, including psychosocial, cognitive, physical, social and emotional theories.
  • Students will demonstrate knowledge of the interrelatedness of physical, emotional, cognitive, and social development to increase understanding of development over the life span.
  • Students will identify developmental tasks associated with each development stage of individuals, from infants to very old age.

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