Human Growth and Development
Course Description:A course in which bio-physical, cognitive and psychosocial development throughout the life span (from conception to death) will be considered, as well as problems specific to each stage. This course is required for pre-nursing students. The course carries division elective credit only.
Completion of DEP 2102 is strongly recommended as preparation for this course.
Required textbooks/ course materials:
Rathus, Spencer A. HDEV 6 w/ACCESS and APA Manual. 6th ed., Cengage Learning, 2020. ISBN: 9780357041178.
See your Instructor First Day Handout for individual instructor assignment schedule.
Discipline-level learning outcomes:
SS-1 Identify behaviors and social trends, using appropriate research methodologies.
SS-2 Identify global influences on social, behavioral, and historical issue.
SS-3 Examine significant historical events.
SS-4 Identify differences and commonalities within diverse cultures.
Course-level learning outcomes:
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SS-1, SS-2, SS-3, SS-4
|Tests, Skills Demonstration, Projects|
Means of accomplishing learning outcomes:
Students will read all assigned materials.
Students will attend and participate in class discussions.
Students will research and prepare oral reports on various psychological topics.
Faculty will prepare and deliver lectures on various psychological topics.
Faculty will avail themselves for office appointments for students to explore their progress in the course as needed.
Faculty will advise students to use the Academic Center for Excellence (ACE Lab) for academic help when needed.
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