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PSY 203 Developmental Psychology
Credit Hours:  3
Effective Term: Fall 2015
SUN#: None
AGEC: Intensive Writing/Critical Inquiry   Social and Behavioral Sciences  
Credit Breakdown: 3
Times for Credit: 1
Grading Option: A/F Only
Cross-Listed:  


Description: Biosociopsychological approach to the study of human development, focusing on personality, social, physical, and cognitive changes from conception to late adulthood.

Prerequisites: PSY101

Corequisites: ENG102 must be taken as a prerequisite or corequisite.

Recommendations: Nothing other than what is covered via pre and co requisites.

Measurable Student Learning Outcomes
Measurable Student Learning Outcomes

1. (Knowledge Level) Identify typical physical, cognitive, and psychosocial milestones of development at all ages from prenatal development to late adulthood.
2. (Analysis Level) Differentiate between various theoretical perspectives and examine interventions based on each theory.
3. (Analysis Level) Analyze his/her own physical, cognitive, and psychosocial development, examining cultural, and personal factors that have impacted his/her personal life.
4. (Application Level) Apply basic concepts and major research findings to real life situations or case studies.
5. (Knowledge Level) Identify physical, cognitive, cultural, and psychosocial data gathered through observation activities.
6. (Application Level) Apply psychological theories to social situations.
7. (Analysis Level) Compare the various treatment modalities and their application to abnormal behavior.
8. (Application Level) Apply coping techniques identified in class to behavioral management, coping techniques and relationships.
9. (Synthesis Level) Total written output for the course will be no less than 5,000 words, or approximately 18 - 20 pages. 50% of that work will polished, revised, formal prose.
10. (Evaluation Level) Students will have multiple opportunities to evaluate their own written work in conferences with the instructor and in peer review.
Internal/External Standards Accreditation
None