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PSYCH 250 - Introduction to Developmental Psychology

Prerequisite: PSYCH 111 or 112 or 114 or 115

Credits: 4

This course provides an overview of the milestones of human development from conception to death.  The physical, cognitive, social, and emotional growth of children, adolescents, and adults are examined, as are the various factors (e.g., genetics, parenting, peer groups, schooling, and the media) that influence development.  The goal is to provide an introduction to the main issues, central theories, and dominant research methods in development psychology.

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