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PSY200 Lifespan DeveIopment I Child & Adolescent

This course will study prenatal development through adolescence. The biological, psychological, and social factors within the context of diverse cultural contexts will be explored. Areas including cognition, personality, language, and social development will be studied in relation to developments internationally as well as how these are related to other disciplines of study. Contemporary issues such as child care, child abuse, sexuality and intimacy, identity development and achievement, relationship formation with family and society and adjustment problems will be explored with an emphasis on social issues and how these impact policy and the application of knowledge and research related to development. Prerequisite: Psy 100