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PSYC2222 – Developmental Psychology pdf

Credits: 3 (3/0/0)
Description: Meets MnTC Goal Areas 5 and 9. This course is a study of human development from the lifespan perspective, including theories, stages and influences of development. The course views the individual from conception to death through physical, social, emotional and mental development.
Prerequisites: (None)
Corequisites: (None)
Competencies:
  1. Examine current research as relevant to lifespan development.
  2. Contrast the traditional and life-span perspectives.
  3. Analyze key issues that influence developmental perspectives.
  4. Compare the various theoretical frameworks as they apply to development.
  5. Evaluate the integration of genetics and environmental influences on development.
  6. Analyze physical, cognitive, and social-emotional developmental changes during infancy.
  7. Analyze physical, cognitive, and social-emotional developmental changes during early childhood.
  8. Analyze physical, cognitive, and social-emotional developmental changes during middle and late childhood.
  9. Analyze physical, cognitive, and social-emotional developmental changes during adolescence.
  10. Analyze physical, cognitive, and social-emotional developmental changes during young adulthood.
  11. Analyze physical, cognitive, and social-emotional developmental changes during middle adulthood.
  12. Analyze physical, cognitive, and social-emotional developmental changes during late adulthood.
  13. Examine issues surrounding death and dying.
  14. Relate values to life-span developmental issues.
MnTC goal areas:
  • (5) History and the Social and Behavioral Sciences
  • (9) Ethical and Civic Responsibility

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