PSY 220
Developmental Psychology
Online Course

PSY 220 Developmental Psychology

3 Semester Units

Developmental Psychology introduces students to the scientific study of patterns of change and stability that occur as we move through the process of human development from conception to death. Various theories of development will be presented and an emphasis on physical, emotional, cognitive, and psychosocial changes throughout the lifespan will be discussed.

Course Objectives

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • Define the lifespan perspective.
  • Identify the emotional and cognitive changes that occur during each developmental period.
  • Examine the physical and psychological changes that occur during a person’s lifetime.
  • Review the social and personality characteristics of each age group.

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