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PSYC 311 Life Span Developmental Psychology

Life Span Developmental psychology reviews concepts, theories and principles of human development from conception and prenatal development through late adulthood. This course will emphasize cognitive and social development topics that will explore maturation, human growth experiences and the various stages of physical development as key components influencing human behaviors.

Prerequisites

4 Undergraduate credits

Effective May 10, 2010 to present

Meets graduation requirements for

Learning outcomes

General

  • Student will be required to apply knowledge to both real world and imagined situations.
  • Student will be required to scientifically evaluate the theories and models of development.
  • Student will develop a comprehensive understanding of theories of human development throughout the lifespan.
  • Student will learn the historical perspective on development.
  • Student will learn the scientific methods used to study human development.

Minnesota Transfer Curriculum

Goal 5: History and the Social and Behavioral Sciences

  • Employ the methods and data that historians and social and behavioral scientists use to investigate the human condition.
  • Examine social institutions and processes across a range of historical periods and cultures.
  • Use and critique alternative explanatory systems or theories.
  • Develop and communicate alternative explanations or solutions for contemporary social issues.

Spring 2021

Section Title Instructor
01 Life Span Developmental Psychology Blaxton, Jessica Books Course details
02 Life Span Developmental Psychology Willadsen-Jensen, Eve Books Course details
50 Life Span Developmental Psychology Blaxton, Jessica Books Course details

Summer 2021

Section Title Instructor
50 Life Span Developmental Psychology Blaxton, Jessica Books Course details

Fall 2021

Section Title Instructor
01 Life Span Developmental Psychology Blaxton, Jessica Books Course details
02 Life Span Developmental Psychology Kurth Elbert, Angela Marie Books Course details
50 Life Span Developmental Psychology Blaxton, Jessica Books Course details