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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.
Course Topics:
  • 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.

Textbooks:
Textbook information can be found on the Book Inn website
Required Materials:
  • None

Grading System:
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:
  1. Distinguish the effects of heredity and environment on prenatal development, birth, and parenting.
  2. Explain the physical, cognitive, and psychosocial development of infancy and early childhood.
  3. Analyze the physical, cognitive, and psychosocial development of middle childhood and adolescence.
  4. Describe the physical, cognitive, and psychosocial changes that occur during early, middle, and late adulthood.

For SCC Online Courses:
If the course you are taking is online, please review the SCC Online Course Policies  that include:

  • Identity Verification
  • Required materials for all online courses
  • Mandatory Attendance Requirement
  • Orientation and Support
  • Proctored Exams

Standard SCC Course Policies:
Please review the Standard Course Policies  on the following topics:

  • Academic Integrity
  • Add/Drop period
  • Attendance
  • Classroom Conduct
  • Equal Access
  • IT Access
  • Online Behavior
  • Online Confidentiality
  • Services For Students with Disabilities
  • Student Concerns
  • Student Help Services
  • Withdrawals


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2023-2024