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PSYC 200 Developmental Psychology

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Course Description

This course examines human development across the lifespan, from conception through death by focusing on theories and methods of psychological research; including physical, cognitive, social, and emotional changes throughout the lifespan. Emphasis on development as an on-going process understanding the interaction of development issues: nature vs. nurture, continuity vs. discontinuity, and stability vs. instability. This course is designed as a foundation for careers in educational, social, psychological, and medical fields as well as providing a better understanding of one's own development process.

Units: 3
Degree Credit
Grade Option (Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass)
  • Lecture hours/semester: 48-54
  • Homework hours/semester: 96-108
Prerequisites: PSYC 100
Corequisites: None
AA/AS Degree Requirements:DSI; Area E1
Transfer Credit: CSU (CSU GE Area E1DSI), UC (IGETC Area 4)
C-ID: PSY 180