Dec 10, 2023
PSY 203 - Human Growth and Development
Lecture Hours: 3 Lab Hours: 0 Credits: 3
Description: This course is a study of the physical, cognitive, and social factors affecting human growth, development, and potential.
Prerequisite(s): Take PSY 201 with a minimum grade of C.
- Basic genetics and gene interactions
- Prenatal development, birth and parenting
- Physical, cognitive, and social development during infancy and early childhood
- Physical, cognitive, and social development during middle childhood and adolescence
- Physical, cognitive, and social development during early, middle, and late adulthood.
Textbook information can be found on the Book Inn website
An overall grade of C or higher is required for transferability.
A = 90 - 100
B = 80 - 89
C = 70 - 79
D = 60 - 69
F = 0 - 59
Student Learning Outcomes:
- Distinguish the effects of heredity and environment on prenatal development, birth, and parenting.
- Explain the physical, cognitive, and psychosocial development of infancy and early childhood.
- Analyze the physical, cognitive, and psychosocial development of middle childhood and adolescence.
- Describe the physical, cognitive, and psychosocial changes that occur during early, middle, and late adulthood.
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Official Course Syllabus