350-200-VA, Developmental Psychology
Developmental psychology examines the person from conception to emerging adulthood. It focuses on the process of development while describing the interaction of heredity and environment across various cultural settings. Methodological research designs and theoretical models will be considered. Prenatal development and the birth process will be outlined. Physical, cognitive, and social-emotional development are examined, analyzing the genetic and environmental influences on each of these domains of development. Students with credit for Child Development (350-205, 350-206, 350-117 or 350-217) or Adult Development (350- 305, 350-115 or 350-306) will not be permitted to take this course for credit.