Human Life Span Development (PSY-204)
This course provides the context to understand the significant processes that shape human development over the course of human life. The focus of this course is the scientific study of the biological, psychological, cognitive, emotional, personal, and special changes throughout life span, beginning with parental development, through infancy, early and middle childhood, adolescence and the major adult stages (early, middle, late, and issues related to the end of life.) Controversial and ethical issues relevant to lifespan development and the scientific study of human development will be studied. prerequisite: PSY 101. 3 lecture hours per week. 3 credit hours.