PSYC240

Developmental Psychology

Subject code

PSYC

Course Number

240

Department(s)

Instructor(s)

E. Maker Castro

Course Long Title

Developmental Psychology

Description

A comprehensive introduction to current thinking and research in developmental psychology, including theoretical, empirical, and applied issues. This course covers prenatal development through old age and death, and considers the physical, cognitive, and socioemotional dimensions of development. Topics include attachment, language acquisition, gender, play, development across cultures, and interactions between dimensions of development. This course emphasizes critical thinking, research, and applications to everyday life. Prerequisite(s): PSYC 101.

Writing Credit

No writing credit

Departmental Course Attributes - Major/Minor Requirements

(Psychology: IDEA)

GEC This Course Belongs To

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Offering Frequency

Normally offered every year