The course investigates the changes that occur with age and the processes underlying human growth and development throughout the life cycle. The developmental progression of the family life cycle is also explored, including physical, psychological, and social characteristics. Emphasis is placed on areas such as sensory and perceptual ability, cognitive and language development, behavioral genetics, and effects of socialization agents. Developmental and learning theories will be emphasized.
UPON COMPLETION OF THE COURSE, THE STUDENT WILL BE COMPETENT IN: