2010-11 Catalog

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Offering Description

Lifespan Developmental Psychology

Summer quarter

Faculty: Carrie Margolin cognitive psychology

Fields of Study: psychology

Summer: CRN (Credit) Level 40073 (4) Second Session  

Credits: 4(Su)

Class Standing: Freshmen - Senior

Offered During: Evening


This course will focus on milestones of human development from conception through death. We will consider the nature of physical, cognitive, and psychosocial development throughout the lifespan, addressing major theories and current research that explain how and why developmental change occurs. Some practical topics to be explored will include child rearing, learning disorders, adolescent rebellion, adult midlife crisis, and care giving for elderly parents. This course serves as a prerequisite for upper-division work and graduate school admission in psychology, education, and health care.   

Maximum Enrollment: 40

Advertised Schedule: 6-10p Tue/Thu (Jul. 26 - Aug. 25)

Preparatory for studies or careers in: psychology, social services, health care, education

Campus Location: Olympia

Online Learning: No Required Online Learning

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