PSYCG 1502: Life Span Development I

Credits 3.0
This course examines the major developmental issues from birth through adolescence. The topics include normal and abnormal development in the context of physical, biological, cognitive, social, and emotional functioning. Other topics include a study of models of development including learning theory, cognitive theory (Piaget), and other theories. Speech and language development are also examined as a basis for later human cognition. Developmental factors related to issues of culture, ethnicity, disabilities, and gender are addressed.