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Adolescent Psychology

PSYC - 2090

3 Credits

This is an in-depth study of the adolescent period, including significant theories of physical, cognitive and psychosocial development. The course surveys past and present sociocultural, economic, and educational issues affecting the behavior of individuals from puberty into adulthood.(Prerequisite: PSYC 2010 and 2030) Lecture: 3 hours

Core Learning Outcomes (Course Level)
Adolescent Psychology
Course Learning Outcomes: After successfully completing this course, you will be able to:

1.  Knowledge Base: Demonstrate your knowledge and understanding of the key terms, principles, findings, historical trends, theories, and notable individuals who have contributed to the field of Adolescent Psychology.

2.  Application: Demonstrate your ability to apply your knowledge of psychological principles and concepts to real-life cases and issues.

3.  Critical Thinking: Demonstrate your ability to critically evaluate claims, research, and controversial issues using scientific reasoning, evidence, and your knowledge and understanding of the strengths and weaknesses of the research and assessment methods used in Psychology.

4.  Diversity: Demonstrate your knowledge and understanding of differences across individuals, gender, race, and socio-cultural membership.

Updated April 17, 2019. Will appear in syllabi of all sections Fall 2019