Sep 21, 2023
PSY 2410 - Child and Adolescent Psychology
Basic principles of human development from the prenatal period through adolescence. Theory and literature on physical, cognitive, and socioemotional development. No credit awarded if HCCF 1600 or EDEL 2000 has been taken. Will not count toward requirements for Education majors.
Requisites: PSY101D or 1010 and WARNING: No credit for both this course and the following (always deduct credit for first course taken): EDEC 1600 or EDEL 2000
Credit Hours: 3
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
Course Transferability: TAG Course: OSS049 Child and Adolescent Development
College Credit Plus: Level 1
- Students will be able to discuss the general historical, social, and cultural implications of the study of child and adolescent development.
- Students will be able to describe the terminology used by developmental psychologists and other professionals to describe the process of development.
- Students will be able to explain the biological, cognitive, and psychosocial development of an individual from conception to adolescence.
- Students will be able to describe the importance of scientific research and its role understanding development.
- Students will be able to apply critical thinking skills in order to evaluate the vast amount of psychological information present in our society.
- Students will be able to discuss how the individual functions in various contexts such as with family, peers, in the classroom, and within American culture.
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