Developmental Psychology: Childhood

Developmental Psychology: Childhood
Physical, mental, emotional, and social development of the child.
 Hours3.0 Credit, 3.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesPSYCH 307 & PSYCH 309 & PSYCH 310; or instructor's consent.
 NoteContains content featured in the Graduate Record Examination (GRE).
 TaughtFall, Winter, Spring, Summer
 ProgramsContaining PSYCH 320
Course Outcomes

1. Theories and research in human development

Students will describe current theories and research in human development from pre-natal development through late childhood, demonstrating an understanding of developmental processes that lead to normative development, including perceptual, cognitive, biological, genetic, and social domains, as well as factors that lead to psychopathology and mental illness.

Measurement: Multiple choice tests, quizzes.

2. Assess and critique a key issue

Students will assess and critique a key issue in a group format presented to the class.

Measurement: Assessment of presentation.

3. Integrate current research studies

Students will assess critical issues in early childhood development, integrating current research studies on topics in developmental psychology.

Measurement: APA style paper.